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The Fab Five: Inside Santa Barbara’s Mayoral Race

In the crowded and competitive field, every candidate has a chance. Read story.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Santa Barbara Youth Sports Follow New Concussion Safety Rules

Santa Barbara coaches and doctors tackle ways to prevent head injuries in all youth sports. Read story.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Foodie Awards 2017

The 'Santa Barbara Independent' presents its eighth annual ode to eating out. Read story.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Santa Barbara’s Hotel Californian Opens

Santa Barbara’s Hotel Californian opens a new gateway to the city. Read story.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

‘Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA’

Santa Barbara Museums collaborate on massive Los Angeles/Latin American art project. Read story.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Cannabis Carnival Comes to Santa Barbara

As the industry’s underground culture explodes, everyone from pot trimmers to tomato farmers wonders where it will go. Read story.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

21st Century Tango

Kate Weare and Esteban Moreno are creating new forms for DANCEworks. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., August 31, 2017
Updated 8:15 a.m., August 31, 2017

Yoga Teaching in Santa Barbara

The city has long been a mecca for training programs and practitioners. Read story.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Vitamin Angels Bring New Hope to Forgotten People

How distributing Vitamin A to small Mexican villages changed lives. Read story.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Spray-Painting Sullivan Goss

Artist David Flores showcases a new mural and more at the downtown art gallery. Read story.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Santa Barbara’s Fiesta Egg Smash

The unique celebration of eggs and confetti and the folk artists who make it all happen Read story.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Linda Vega and Rose Marie Cruz on Fiesta

Santa Barbara’s grand dames of flamenco talk about their art. Read story.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Flamenco’s Daniela Zermeño-Sanchez

At 28, Daniela Zermeño-Sanchez has trained hundreds in the art of the Spanish dance. Read story.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Santa Barbara’s Bee Whisperer

Nick Wigle saves hidden hives with love and kindness. Read story.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Artistic Life of a Con

The story of Fulton Leroy Washington’s second chance at life. Read story.

Thursday, July 20, 2017
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