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After a look at the pros and cons, a billion-barrel reason to vote for P.
With Santa Barbara experiencing not just backbreaking drought but record-setting temperatures, county fire officials are putting residents on notice that this year’s high fire season is far from over.
Multiple agencies participating in party control.
Julio Diaz wants to withdraw guilty pleas for overprescribing prior to sentencing.
Cheryl Rollings, with nonprofit for 36 years, lauded at send-off.
This Saharan band lives in that sweet spot where psych rock and blues combine.
This East L.A. group is fusing genres, styles, and cultural references.
This first-ever event is bringing some of Santa Barbara’s stars into the spotlight.
Chef Alessandro Cartumini honored to prepare special James Beard dinner at Four Seasons Santa Barbara.
Wil Fernandez’s Multimedia Portrayal of a Year in Santa Barbara Wine Country
Chicago-based dancer/choreographer Autumn Eckman debuts a piece she first considered 15 years ago when she was a company dancer with State Street Ballet.
Domestic Violence Solutions holds its first ever 5K Run/Walk for Love fundraiser.
Many remember Jo for serving those less fortunate and for leading community causes.
Despite some outright begging, only a select handful of Santa Barbara Independent staffers got to visit Huguette Clark's Bellosguardo estate for our cover story, namely Columnist Barney Brantingham and Executive Arts Editor Charles Donelan, who captured himself and the third lucky one, Paul Wellman, our ever-on-duty photography editor.
Poodle vents spleen on Big Oil, Water Guardians, and Measure P
Review of Surf Brewery Mondo's Blonde Ale.
Councilmember advocates greater safety for bicycle riders.
County agencies ready for the unlikely possibility that the disease could land here.
Our exclusive look at the late heiress Huguette Clark’s long-hidden blufftop estate over East Beach.
More money does not guarantee a good education.
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