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Game of the Week

The 2014 High School Girls', Basketball S.B. Tournament of Champions Opening Game Friday, December 19, with Games Through Tuesday, December 23. Read story.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

’TWAS THE WEEK BEFORE …

The holidays have struck, and they've never hit The Santa Barbara Independent in quite this way. Read story.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

volume 29, number 466, Dec. 18-24, 2014

How the Failed Dreams of Cloistered Nuns Gave Birth to Santa Barbara Wine Country Read story.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Lake Cachuma Cruises

Winter is when raptors and other migratory birds head to the lake’s shores. Read story.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Scene in S.B.

Carp locals enjoy winter days at the Carpinteria Tar Pits. Read story.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Trip Out with Mystic Braves

The L.A. psych rockers join The Abigails, Pearl Charles, and Jeffertitti’s Nile at SOhO on December 26. Read story.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Profile: Pearl Bloom

The 88-year-old has been working at Macy’s for 40 years and has no plans to retire. Read story.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The third Hobbit may be the best yet, but it could still benefit from some serious editing. Read story.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Review: Chakaia Booker at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum

The prints and sculptures in this West Coast debut show Chakaia Booker's fluent command in multiple media. Read story.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

DP Water Polo: Blake Parish

Chargers water polo star earns All-CIF honors. Read story.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Review: Wild

Cheryl Strayed’s best-selling memoir makes it to the big screen and lives up to its source material to boot. Read story.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Christmas Revels Are on a Boat

For this year’s Christmas Revels, the setting is onboard a ship with Irish emigrants on the way to America. Read story.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

SBIFF Names Cinema Vanguard Honorees

Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones to be honored. Read story.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Jerry Lee Lewis

A fine follow-up to 2006’s Last Man Standing and 2010’s Mean Old Man, Rock & Roll Time is all Killer, no filler. Read story.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Book Review: What Happens Next? Matters of Life and Death

The essays in Douglas Bauer’s latest collection were written after he flew from Boston back to Iowa to piece together his life after his mother died. Read story.

Monday, December 15, 2014
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