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Best of Santa Barbara® 2014

The Santa Barbara Independent’s readers reveal their S.B. favorites. Read story.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Music Issue

Get to know 14 of Santa Barbara's brightest new musical acts. Read story.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Sex and Rape in Isla Vista

What to expect when you hit the streets of the college town. Read story.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

The Fifth Annual Foodie Awards

The Santa Barbara Independent’s celebration of culinary culture. Read story.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The High Price of Renting in Paradise

Santa Barbara tenants are facing extreme competition and record rates. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Knitting Psychedelic Day Dreams

Ethan Stewart goes behind the scenes with Santa Barbara’s Yarn Bomber. Read story.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Developer to Save Funk Zone

Developer Neil Dipaola plans to put sailboats on a hotel roof and artists in storage containers, and almost everybody is ecstatic. How come? Read story.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Santa Barbara’s First Comedy Festival

Big-name comics converge on downtown stages for seven nights of shows. Read story.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

From Jail to Late-Night Salvation?

Believer’s Edge shines welcoming light on Santa Barbara County Jail’s departing inmates. Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Santa Barbara Independent After-School Activities Guide

Check out the extensive range of things your kids can do after class. Read story.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Retro Rock Rages in Carpinteria

Why you should get to know Pleasure, Pacific Haze, and Afishinsea the Moon. Read story.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Fiesta 2014

Celebrate Old Spanish Days with dance, music, and authentic food. Read story.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

John Palminteri

The life and legend of the Santa Barbara newsman. Read story.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Farming the Fringe

Four families are pushing the boundaries of agriculture on the Santa Barbara coast. Read story.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Music Academy of the West Goes Big

With an expanded guest artist program and a powerful new relationship with the New York Philharmonic, the Music Academy of the West is attracting international attention. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
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