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Transgender Life in Santa Barbara

Transgender prom queen and religious leaders are changing Santa Barbara’s attitudes to gender identity. Read story.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

’Tis the Season 2016

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

Thursday, December 8, 2016

The Kidnap Scam

How a kidnapping scam caught a Montecito family in a web of terror and confusion. Read story.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Santa Barbara Independent’s Local Heroes of 2016

The Santa Barbara Independent’s Local Heroes of 2016 honor 20 men and women who have made a difference in our communities. Read story.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Abby Brown’s Homegrown Paddling Power

The 19-year-old prone paddler from Santa Barbara is competing in the world championships this week Read story.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Clinton, Carbajal, Hartmann, and Dems Sweep County

But Trump victory overwhelms all. Read story.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Día de los Muertos

The S.B. Bowl presents two days of Mexican music and culture in celebration of the Day of the Dead. Read story.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

The Photographer of Protest

Photographer Nell Campbell Captures a Half Century of Political Protest Read story.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Best of Santa Barbara® Readers’ Poll 2016

Dug and Dot Daug sniff out Santa Barbarans’ favorite places. Read story.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Inside This Week's Music Issue

Read about our new web concert series Side Notes, plus tour stories, modular synths, and Sting's Brain. Read story.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

2016 Election Endorsements, Part One

From president to props, here are our picks for the 2016 election. Read story.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Race for the 3rd District Supervisor in Santa Barbara County

Joan Hartmann and Bruce Porter fight for the 3rd District seat on the S.B . Board of Supervisors. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

The 2016 Foodie Awards

Our seventh annual celebration of eating well in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Fall Happenings

Here’s a look into events to make your autumn a harvest of things to do. Read story.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Las Cumbres Observatory Connects Us to the Cosmos

Headquartered in Goleta, the world’s first global telescope network is now opening eyes and blowing minds. Read story.

Thursday, September 1, 2016
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