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Masters of Mixology Semi-Finals

Pro Bartenders Compete at Wildcat Lounge in The Santa Barbara Independent's Cocktail Contest

Friday, Sept. 28, 2012

Results from The Santa Barbara Independent's pro bartending contest held last night at the Wildcat Lounge. Read story.

Cocktail Contest Showdown

Come Watch Mixologists Work Magic, Then Drink the Winning Cocktail

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Come watch mixologists work their magic, then drink the winning cocktail! Read story.

Watch Judges Grill Grillers

Come to Whole Foods to See Our Finalists Perform!

Friday, May 14, 2010

While we're still determining our finalists for The Indy's first ever Sizzling Summer BBQ Contest, we do know two things ... Read story.

Enter The Indy's BBQ Showdown

Win great prizes and fame in our first-ever cooking competition

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Fire up your grills, send in your recipes, and win great prizes our first-ever cooking competition! Pros and amateurs alike; entrees, side-dishes, and summer cocktail recipes wanted. Read story.

Win Tickets to Away We Go

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Focus Features and the Santa Barbara Independent invite you and a guest to a special advance screening of Away We Go. Screening is Wednesday, June 17th at 7pm at the Paseo Nuevo Theaters. Please enter the form below for your chance to win - must be 18 and older to win. If you win, you will be notified via email. Read story.

Win Changeling Tickets

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008

Enter here for your chance to win free tickets to the movie Changeling, starring Angelina Jolie. Read story.

Goleta Exxon Admits "Greed Is Good"

Reader-Submitted Photo Shows an Advertising Campaign Backfiring

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

A reader-submitted photo shows an advertising campaign backfiring. Read story.

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