Present Laughter, Scenic and Costume Design Win Big
The Independent presented its annual theater awards on Monday, May 20, at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Read story.
Two Reports Take County Department to Task
Two reports take the county department to task, but glimmers of hope also shine through. Read story.
State Squabbles with Locals over How Best to Fix the Highway
The state is squabbling with locals over how to best fix Montecito’s congested stretch of freeway. Read story.
Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation Celebrates 50th Anniversary
A look back at the first 50 years of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation. Read story.
Buildings and Cultures Preserved
A look at the cultures and buildings protected by the S.B. Trust for Historic Preservation. Read story.
Details on SBTHP's 50th Anniversary Party on May 18 at El Paseo
What to expect during the Trust for Historic Preservation's 50th anniversary party at El Paseo. Read story.
Poodle's Instantly Obsolete Take on Showdown Over Freeway Widening
Poodle's provides an instantly obsolete take on the showdown over freeway widening. Read story.
The Cluck of Chickens, the Crow of Roosters
There is something about chickens that makes me not take myself so seriously. Read story.
Singer-Songwriter Plays SOhO Restaurant & Music Club on May 16
Brushfire Records’ golden boy returns with a lush and guest star–filled new record. Read story.
Amgen Tour of California Bicycle Race Comes to the American Riviera
The Amgen Tour of California comes through our American Riviera on May 15 and 16. Read story.
Aerial Dance School Is on the Rise
Santa Barbara’s dedicated aerial dance school and home of La Petite Chouette is on the rise, with a larger space, a new show at the Lobero, and big plans for international travel. Read story.
Poodle Searches for God on Bike Path
Poodle searches for God on the bike path. Read story.
South Coast Put on Inferno Alert
The South Coast is put on inferno alert. Read story.
National Public Gardens Day Is May 10
Santa Barbara’s blooming bounty is on full display during National Public Gardens Day. Read story.
Five Women Simultaneously Raise Babes and Barrels
Here are five women from Santa Barbara wine country simultaneously raising babes and barrels. Read story.