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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

Rescuing Sea Lion Pups

Sea Lion Pups Starving from Shifting Climate Conditions in the Santa Barbara Channel Read story.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Summer Camp 2015

Calling all campers! Let The S.B. Independent’s Summer Camp Guide help you find just the right summertime activities. And enter our Coloring Contest! See Summer Camp 2015 for more. Read story.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Flexing Muscles Over Mussels

Bernard Friedman, California’s only open-ocean fish farmer, struggles to grow his Santa Barbara shellfish operation. Read story.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Lucidity Festival Scales Down, Reaches Out

This year’s Lucidity Festival is all about community involvement and environmental action. Read story.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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
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