When Ray Ford writes about wildfire in Santa Barbara's backcountry, the landmarks he refers to don't come off a map. Read story.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
We didn't know that Héctor Sánchez Castañeda worked for an escort service when we took him on as a news intern; it was more his writing style that appealed to us. Read story.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Some kids have all the luck. Chloë Bee Ciccati, whose father, Ben Ciccati, designed the cover of The Indy's Santa Barbara City College Promise story she's holding, has been immersed in a family that surrounds her with stimulating projects, free borrowing privileges of the art materials on hand, inspiring brains aboil nearby from the talented scribbling going on, and lots of unfettered, seriously amusing quips and conversation. Read story.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Who said millennials are lazy? Read story.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
If nothing else, you've got to give political candidates some credit for consistently raising the profile of words we might otherwise take for granted, in this case "Yuuuuuge!" as field trippin' Indy staffers said of the printing press they visited last week. Read story.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
An election should be a deliberate and considered proposal, undertaken with serious and thoughtful intent. Read story.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
The delicious design of last July's "Taco Town" cover story, in which Ethan Stewart (right, with daughter Sawyer) ate his way across town, sampling his favorite food, won our graphics team — photographers Paul Wellman (left), Caitlin Fitch, and design chief Ben Ciccati — first place for Editorial Layout at the Association of Alternative Newsmedia conference in Austin last week Read story.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
And it's mostly thanks to Lucio Hernandez that we made it all in one piece, tempers and computers intact. Read story.
Thursday, July 7, 2016
In addition to this week’s cover story, writer/cartoonist Michael Aushenker is the author of the children’s book Get That Goat! Read story.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Agoura Hills native Rebecca Hartt graduated from UCSB this month, but not before spending six months reporting and writing about lifestyle, food, exercise, and other topics as an intern for The Indy. Read story.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
As The Indy's production team was putting together this week's cover story on the winning formula of Santa Barbara's own minor leaguers the Foresters, John Zant broke in, delighted with the news of UCSB baseball's unexpected berth in the College World Series. Read story.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Our former intern Michael Stout (left) returned to Santa Barbara this past week when the Red Cross recognized not only his military service but also his courage in openly speaking about the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder. Read story.
Thursday, June 9, 2016
The town and gown system is alive and well. Read story.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
For many years, ceramicist Armando de la Rocha has been jumping off the pottery wheel on his Santa Barbara Street porch to paint our Indy Awards, which were given out to the S.B. theater world’s brightest stars this past Monday. Read story.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
A year of 50 "Acts of Kindness" has Montessori Center School students rendering assistance at nonprofits near and far. Read story.