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Books: No Future for You

Most satirical writing looks weak in comparison to the Baffler magazine’s withering critiques.

Lompoc Cop Arrested for Domestic Abuse

Matthew Lee Hill allegedly assaulted his girlfriend.

Santa Barbara Again Hosting Amgen Tour

Bike race comes through town for the third consecutive year.

Review: The Heiress at SBCC’s Garvin Theatre

Henry James–based drama, directed by Judy Garey, plays through November 1.

Capps Trouncing Mitchum in Campaign Dollars

She's raised more than $2 million to his $150,000.

Review: Last Days in Vietnam

Rory Kennedy’s profusely illustrative documentary makes some sense of the tragic farce that was the Vietnam War.

Thom Yorke

Radiohead’s leading man reinvents the music distribution wheel — again.

Review: Charlie Albright at Hahn Hall

UCSB Arts & Lectures presented this program, which included Schubert, Chopin, and the pianist’s own improvisation.

Ukulele Genius Jake Shimabukuro Returns

The blazing master of the Hawaiian four-stringer is back in town to make his uke riotously laugh.

Proposition 47 Poses Problems

Prosecutors and judges lose discretion in dealing with repeat offenders and drug offenders.

Park Your Bike at Bicycle-Friendly Businesses

New places spring up to park your bike as you shop, work, and eat around town.

Deception in Measure P

What amazes me more than anything is the amount of deception in Measure P ads.

Just Stay Inside

Most sexual assaults happen at home, perpetrated by an intimate partner or family member.

Keep Your Pants On, Girls

Sloshed females are complete idiots and obviously too immature to even be in college.

Keep Oil Domestic

Domestic oil and gas production is important.

Measure S Unready

Should SBCC be exempt from the rudiments of good planning?

Rattlesnake Canyon Campfire Found

Ashes and burn marks discovered Sunday morning.

Massive Attack at the Santa Barbara Bowl

The British trip-hop act brought a heavy and heady helping of music and atmospherics on October 17.

We, the People, Say 'Yes on Measure P!'

Passing Measure P tells the fossil fuel industry that voters do not want profits and greed to have more standing than people's health.

Big Oil Wins over Indy

Big Oil's $6MM and bully tactics win over The Independent.

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