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Bringing Junípero Serra to Life

A new book sheds light on the priest who built the first California missions. Read story.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Plants and Animals Are Dying for a Drink

Four years of extreme drought are taking big tolls on Santa Barbara's living things. Read story.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Bob Cooley’s Gift of Flexibility

Explorations in health with Santa Barbara’s newest bodywork guru. Read story.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Great Grills of Fire

The Santa Barbara Independent’s 6th Annual Sizzling Summer BBQ Contest. Read story.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

The Dude Works to Feed Santa Barbara’s Hungry Kids

No Kid Hungry, Led by Jeff Bridges, Helps Bring Food to Children Throughout Santa Barbara this Summer. Read story.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Summer Arts Preview 2015

Festivals, concerts, movies, and more fun things to do June-August. Read story.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Our Blue & Green Outdoor Adventure Guide 2015

It’s our annual celebration of kayaking, backpacking, and more in the Santa Barbara wild. Read story.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Cole Cohen’s Memoir Head Case

A UCSB employee pens a witty, unsympathetic book about the hole in her brain. Read story.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Refugio Oil Disaster Reminds There Will Be Spills

Santa Barbara County grapples with worst oil mess in nearly 50 years. Read story.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

2015 Independent Theater Awards

It was a night of a cappella heroes and dramatic triumphs. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Keith Terry Forgives, Empowers

A look at YStrive, a Santa Barbara nonprofit helping at-risk youth. Read story.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Uncovering the Channel Islands’ Unique Histories

Excerpts from enlightening book, plus interview with author and Santa Cruz Island descendant Frederic Caire Chiles. Read story.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

The Once and Future Channel Islands

New history book sheds light on past as National Park Service plans for future. Read story.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Santa Barbara’s Latino Music Scene

A Vibrant Latino Music Scene Grows in Santa Barbara Read story.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Jazz Master Charles Lloyd

The Master Charles Lloyd Releases his new album, plays the Lobero in Santa Barbara, and receives a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Award at Lincoln Center. Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
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