In Print - Cover Story

Spilling the Beans on Ty Warner’s Toys and Troubles

A new book explores the mysterious Montecito mogul and his stuffed animal craze. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Photog Richard Salas Takes Us On an Underwater Adventure

The Brooks Institute alum is opening a three-gallery art show to celebrate the completion of a trilogy of underwater photography books. Read story.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

How Irish Immigrants Saved Santa Barbara

A look at the legacy of brothers Nicholas and Richard Den. Read story.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Dons’ Amber Melgoza’s Full-Court Press

The ponytailed practitioner churns out hardwood heroics. Read story.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

2015 Wedding Issue

Getting hitched Santa Barbara style. Read story.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Game of Drones

The reign of fly-by-night business is coming to an end in Santa Barbara and beyond. Read story.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Italian Renaissance Comes to Santa Barbara

Botticelli, Titian, and Bellini are among the masters represented in this important exhibition of Italian art from the Glasgow Museums collection. Read story.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

SBIFF 2015 Mid-fest Report

Super cinema, stars we’ve seen, Steve Carell, and more. Read story.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

SBIFF Celebrates 30 Years

Roger Durling’s dream crystallizes on his 12th year as head of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Read story.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Cutting the Red Tape

Franklin School opens a new service center designed to help everyone in the neighborhood. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Santa Barbara's Shop Pets

Find out which Santa Barbara businesses are going to the dogs (and cats). Read story.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Santa Barbara’s Many Paths to Becoming Clean & Sober

Here’s an intimate look at the recovery community in our party town. Read story.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Our Year in Pictures 2014

Here’s The Santa Barbara Independent’s annual photographic review. Read story.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

In from the Cold

Former foes join forces on Milpas to help the chronically homeless get off the streets. Read story.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The Miracles and Misery of Mt. Carmel

How the failed dreams of cloistered nuns gave birth to Santa Barbara wine country. Read story.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
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