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Thursday, August 29, 2013
The Independent's newest face may hail from the Midwest, but she's a California girl at heart. Read story.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
There's a fresh face in the newsroom, and it belongs to our new reporter, Kelsey Brugger. Read story.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
It's not often that Photography Editor Paul Wellman hires an intern, so when he does, you can be sure the new charge sports some serious chops. Read story.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Our staff has long enjoyed the benefits of Wednesday-afternoon chair massages from students at the Santa Barbara Body Therapy Institute, but Webmaster Robert LeBlanc's experience takes the cake. Read story.
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Scott "the Mailman" Pickering has been reading The Santa Barbara Independent since it started in 1986, a couple months after he arrived in town to be a proud, shorts-wearing Postal Service carrier. Read story.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
The food contest bug is running rampant in The Santa Barbara Independent's Figueroa Street offices, where we threw our first ever chili cook-off at the end of June. Read story.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Earlier this year, as the nation reeled from the Sandy Hook shootings, The Santa Barbara Independent decided to take a hard look at gun violence and culture in our area. Read story.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Isaac Welsh has been drawing up a storm almost since before he could crawl, perfecting — and insisting on — a style all his own. Read story.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Longtime news reporter Chris Meagher was given a fond farewell by The Santa Barbara Independent last Friday at SOhO, where everyone dressed in the bespectacled Meagher's typical plaid shirt, tight pants, and boat shoes combo and sipped on "Meagher-garitas." Read story.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Brandon Fastman, who covers education and business as a staff reporter for The Santa Barbara Independent, was awarded a doctorate of English at a UCSB graduation on June 14. Read story.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Though the paper has certainly traveled in recent years, The Santa Barbara Independent made its holiest stop yet last month when our distribution manager, Scott Kaufman, dragged a copy along with him to visit the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem. Read story.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Each week, The Santa Barbara Independent editorial designers take a pile of gray-lettered stories and arrange them with eye-catching visuals, thus bringing the words to life. Read story.
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Several wined-and-dined Santa Barbara Independent staffers and their companions found themselves at the S.B. Historical Museum last Thursday for the Downtown Art & Wine Tour after-party, where they gathered together for this sobering shot. Read story.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
UP-AND-COMING: Thoughhe’sayearawayfrom getting his degree in communications from UCSB, Matt Olivero just graduated from posting press releases on independent.com to reporting and writing full-fledged news stories. Read story.