In Print - Cover Story

John Palminteri

The life and legend of the Santa Barbara newsman. Read story.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Farming the Fringe

Four families are pushing the boundaries of agriculture on the Santa Barbara coast. Read story.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Music Academy of the West Goes Big

With an expanded guest artist program and a powerful new relationship with the New York Philharmonic, the Music Academy of the West is attracting international attention. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Going ’Cue Crazy

The Santa Barbara Independent’s 5th annual Sizzling Summer BBQ Contest. Read story.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

The Promise of Printeer

Meet Mission Street Manufacturing, Santa Barbara’s 3D printing startup. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Summer Arts Preview 2014

This weekend’s Solstice Festival is filled with the kind of collaboration and community spirit that drives the arts. Read story.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Our Annual Blue & Green Outdoor Adventure Guide

Exploring Santa Barbara adventures on the sea, shore, and sandstone.  Read story.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

A Comet in Santa Barbara's Astronomical World

As a young boy Daniel Godinez was encouraged to reach for the stars by dedicated teachers and scientists. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Isla Vista Killings: Shock. Suffering. Survival.

Isla Vista and the UCSB community endure tragic killings — and emerge stronger. Read story.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The 22nd Independent Theater Awards

The Independent bestowed 22 awards in the 22nd edition of the Indys. Read story.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Bikes Belong in Santa Barbara

The Amgen Tour of California is here for a day, but our love of cycling won't leave. Read story.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Star Athletes: Stamatia Scarvelis and Shane Hauschild

Stamatia Scarvelis and Shane Hauschild have secured their legacy as two of the best athletes to come out of Santa Barbara and Goleta. Read story.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

The Battle for Santa Barbara's 2nd District

Will Supervisor Janet Wolf be able to win a third term in the 2nd District or will challenger Roger Aceves find an issue that will defeat her? Read story.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Sweet Crude on the Seashore

The past, present, and future of Goleta's oceanfront oil facility. Read story.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

An Album, Middle-Age, and Craft Ale

Buellton the band teams with Santa Barbara’s Telegraph Brewing Company to release album on beer bottle. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014
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