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2016 Wedding Guide

Let’s get married: Check out this year’s new trends, DIY tips, and what matters most. Read story.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Faces of the Channel Islands

A new documentary project explores the human history of California’s archipelago. Read story.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Four Visionaries Are Preserving Santa Barbara’s Dance Landscape

Mavens of movement Christina Sanchez, Kathee Miller, Robin Bisio, and Rosalina Macisco Read story.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

SBIFF Mid-Fest Report 2016

We take a look at what's happened so far and what to expect in the days to come. Read story.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

SBIFF 2016 Is Here

Our complete coverage of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival: interviews, films to find, and more! Read story.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Who Is Peter Adam?

Chair of the Board of Supervisors Is Often the Odd Man Out Read story.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Fine Art of Contemporary Tattooing

From anchors on forearms to colorful tapestries on skin, tattooing has moved into the mainstream. Read story.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

UCSB Unveils Its Library of the Future

Open space and collaboration replace cramped stacks and solo study. Read story.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Gems of UCSB’s Special Research Collections

We peek inside the vaults to find tomes by Dante to Steinbeck. Read story.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

UCSB’s Cylinder Audio Archive Offers a Listen into the Past

Digital downloads of wax recordings reveal early-20th-century audio entertainment. Read story.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Community Arts Workshop Gets Gates

Artist David Shelton creates elaborate iron entrances for the new CAW. Read story.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Year in Pictures 2015

The Santa Barbara Independent presents its annual photographic extravaganza. Read story.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

A Letter of Hope from Paris

Awash in the crosscurrents of climate change and terrorism in the City of Light. Read story.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

The Great Vacation-Rental Debate

Tensions increase over Santa Barbara’s Accommodations for short-term stays. Read story.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Tales of Redemption from S.B. Animal Shelters

Read on for a handful of happy-ending tales from Santa Barbara shelters. Read story.

Thursday, December 10, 2015
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