The “Santa Barbara Independent” annual adventure guide to the great outdoors. Read story.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
New study reveals a significant decline since the 1970s. Read story.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Live video of the baby condors is streaming from Hopper Mountain in Ventura County. Read story.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
The century-old Chamberlin Ranch turns to new techniques that improve rangeland and so much more. Read story.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Research by historian Susan Morris locates records of contemporaneous visits to the island. Read story.
Originally published 10:35 a.m., April 11, 2018
Updated 1:06 p.m., April 17, 2018
Residents impacted by natural disasters can visit without paying day-use fee. Read story.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Favorite hikes in Santa Barbara front country have been ravaged by fire and flood. Read story.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
This Owens Valley hub offers grand vistas and movie-set nostalgia. Read story.
Thursday, December 21, 2017
The Thomas Fire burns 242,500 acres across Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Read story.
Originally published 12:00 a.m., December 14, 2017
Updated 12:24 p.m., December 14, 2017
Injured birds of prey find daily care with Eyes in the Sky. Read story.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Filmmaker Morgan Maassen goes around the world in 17 minutes. Read story.
Friday, November 17, 2017
Seeks wilderness designation for 250,000 acres of public land. Read story.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Former lifeguard finds competitive fun at annual championships. Read story.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The fish was spotted in the shallows chasing a one-ounce lure. Read story.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
New offerings from the outdoor giant emphasize comfort and durability. Read story.