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Santa Barbara Fights Hunger with Nutrition, School Lunch Programs

More than 60,000 county residents live in poverty and struggle for their next meal. Read story.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Children Go Hungry in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara County has the highest child poverty rate in California. Read story.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Turning Hunger into Health

Foodbank’s Eric Talkin reflects on a decade of work. Read story.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The Indy Awards 2018

The two nights honored the best in Santa Barbara theater and dance. Read story.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Branch House Takes Root in Montecito

A house for today rises among ancient oaks. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Workin’ It

The Santa Barbara Independent’s Special Section on Careers Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Brad Paisley’s Montecito Mission

Country music superstar hosts The 2nd Responders benefit for Thomas Fire and flood recovery. Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Mission to Mars Launching from Santa Barbara

Go Behind the Scenes of NASA’s First Interplanetary Launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Read story.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

From This Day Forward: 2018 Wedding Resources Guide

Find inspiration and ideas to consider from our annual guide when planning your wedding. Read story.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Educating the Next Generation of Environmentalists

UCSB’s Peter Alagona on teaching first-year students, wildlife in cities, and bringing grizzlies back. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., April 19, 2018
Updated 3:43 p.m., May 15, 2018

The Amazing Ability of Pasture Grass to Sequester Carbon

The century-old Chamberlin Ranch turns to new techniques that improve rangeland and so much more. Read story.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Celebrating Santa Barbara's Environmental Victories and Anticipating New Challenges

Our annual ode to the state of our planet. Read story.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Nuts and Bolts of Success with Lady Ridley-Tree

The 93-year-old CEO of a multimillion-dollar airplane parts company gives as good as she gets. Read story.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Santa Barbara’s Ancient Wines, Then and Now

Exploring San Jose Winery, sipping Angelica, and tasting in De la Guerra’s bodega. Read story.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

2018 Summer Camp Guide

Start making your summer plans using Santa Barbara’s complete guide to kids’ activities. Read story.

Thursday, March 29, 2018
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