Our Best Of issue just got beastier with this year's mascot, Indy the Condor, representing both the soaring adventure of The Indy's soon to be 30-year run and a winged leitmotif in Paul Wellman's brilliant photos. Read story.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Monarch butterflies flitter on both sides of the Rockies, and that mountainous divide is where things got interesting in the wake of last week's "Tropical Milkweed" article. Read story.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Escaping the heat by sitting and savoring an ice cream at Cantwell's Market & Deli recently, Barbara and Victor Bartolome were amused to see this canine reader casting an eye over Nick Welsh's Angry Poodle Barbecue while he nibbled on some turkey treats from the deli. Read story.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
On a recent Saturday at Gladstone's in Malibu, Long Island transplants from Seaford High School (whose mascot is a Viking) met to celebrate old times and check out our Fall Happenings issue, brought along by Santa Barbaran Joni Kelly (second from right). Read story.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Fans of the Underground Roots Syndicate from Santa Barbara's Rasta ’90s will recognize the one and only Ras Leon Burke, lead singer with the Syndicate. Read story.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Los Padres Hot Shots, an elite wildland fire crew based out of Los Prietos Ranger Station, are on-site at Rough Fire, which has caused evacuations in Kings and Sequoia national parks. Read story.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
A trip to Jamaica usually involves swim adventures, but for the members of the U.S.A. Youth National Team, it was serious business in deep water during the hot contest for Pan Am Youth Waterpolo Championship gold. Read story.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Just about everyone who reads The Santa Barbara Independent casts an eye over the events collected in The Week, and Editorial Designer Maija Tollefson has come to juggle expertly the demands of dates, images, and text flow to create an artlessly appealing section. Read story.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
"I don't have any kids," Ginny Chung told us, "but you best believe that my hypothetical children would be at every camp this year — no school, just camps." Read story.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
We're glad Léna Garcia, whose mother found her name on a gravestone in Paris, didn’t shred her passport in the Netherlands this summer because we needed her to come back to run the newsroom, which she did without flinching after only three weeks on the job. Read story.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Camie Barnwell has written about Fiesta for nearly 20 years and says her unflagging interest comes from a love of most all things Spanish. Read story.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Gustavo Uribe, The Indy's classical reviewer, brought his father, Gustavo Uribe, on staff to write in the Real Estate section as the Gardenator, an uninhibited dispenser of gardening wisdom for these parched times. Read story.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Chloe Bee Ciccati took her dad on a camping trip among the redwoods for Father's Day not too long ago, and they brought along their favorite reading matter. Read story.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
"Carrot tops for a carrot top!" exclaimed Alex Melton, when we asked why she's got a bouquet garni in her hair and is holding what looks like a bunch of circumcised vegetables. Read story.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Sawyer Tower Stewart's parents have dubbed her the Milk Lord of Milpas Hill. Read story.