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Santa Barbara’s First Comedy Festival

Big-name comics converge on downtown stages for seven nights of shows. Read story.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

From Jail to Late-Night Salvation?

Believer’s Edge shines welcoming light on Santa Barbara County Jail’s departing inmates. Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Santa Barbara Independent After-School Activities Guide

Check out the extensive range of things your kids can do after class. Read story.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Retro Rock Rages in Carpinteria

Why you should get to know Pleasure, Pacific Haze, and Afishinsea the Moon. Read story.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Fiesta 2014

Celebrate Old Spanish Days with dance, music, and authentic food. Read story.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

John Palminteri

The life and legend of the Santa Barbara newsman. Read story.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Farming the Fringe

Four families are pushing the boundaries of agriculture on the Santa Barbara coast. Read story.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Music Academy of the West Goes Big

With an expanded guest artist program and a powerful new relationship with the New York Philharmonic, the Music Academy of the West is attracting international attention. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Going ’Cue Crazy

The Santa Barbara Independent’s 5th annual Sizzling Summer BBQ Contest. Read story.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

The Promise of Printeer

Meet Mission Street Manufacturing, Santa Barbara’s 3D printing startup. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Summer Arts Preview 2014

This weekend’s Solstice Festival is filled with the kind of collaboration and community spirit that drives the arts. Read story.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Our Annual Blue & Green Outdoor Adventure Guide

Exploring Santa Barbara adventures on the sea, shore, and sandstone.  Read story.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

A Comet in Santa Barbara's Astronomical World

As a young boy Daniel Godinez was encouraged to reach for the stars by dedicated teachers and scientists. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Isla Vista Killings: Shock. Suffering. Survival.

Isla Vista and the UCSB community endure tragic killings — and emerge stronger. Read story.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The 22nd Independent Theater Awards

The Independent bestowed 22 awards in the 22nd edition of the Indys. Read story.

Thursday, May 22, 2014
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