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Made in Santa Barbara Gift Guide 2018

A neighborhood-by-neighborhood rundown of where and what to buy this holiday season. Read story.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

’Tis the Season 2018

Check out Santa Barbara’s most complete guide to all the happenings this holiday season. Read story.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

UCSB Prepares to Host Its Second College Cup

Harder Stadium is 2018’s stairway to soccer heaven. Read story.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Local Heroes 2018

The Santa Barbara Independent’s annual celebration of our fantastic neighbors. Read story.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Seeing Santa Barbara’s Past with New Eyes

Santa Barbara Public Library digitizes more than 2,500 historic images. Read story.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Stopping Suicide in Our Schools

Santa Barbara’s educational system strives to help teenagers succeed amid cell phones and stress. Read story.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Day-by-Day at the Live Oak Café

Inside the always exhausting, occasionally rewarding life of running your own restaurant. Read story.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Bill Bertka’s Beautiful Life

Celebrating 91 years of hard, happy work, from Santa Barbara City Hall to the L.A. Lakers. Read story.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Best of Santa Barbara® Readers’ Poll 2018

Our annual celebration of the people and places that rule Santa Barbara’s seaside kingdom. Read story.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Best of Santa Barbara® 2018: Eating

Fancy dishes, big burgers, and taco triumphs can all be found in this best dining round-up. Read story.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Best of Santa Barbara® 2018: Looking Good

Looking Good: Dressing up or just need new kicks? Here are the best spots for your feet, face, and more. Read story.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Best of Santa Barbara® 2018: Drinking

Drinking: Who’s got the stiffest drinks and best red wine? All that and more in the best beverage category. Read story.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Lords of the Rings: Will Steel Nets Save Montecito?

A well-funded nonprofit is seeking emergency permits to block debris flows. Read story.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

P!nk’s Personal Peace

Alecia Moore finds solace in her Santa Ynez Valley vineyard. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

An Interview with Wynton Marsalis

Legendary musician talks about the importance of jazz and the responsibility of the artist in the modern world. Read story.

Thursday, September 27, 2018
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