Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.
Sleeping Over at the Santa Barbara Bowl
Sleeping over at the Santa Barbara Bowl. Read story.
Conference and Fest Celebrates Year Six
The annual music conference and festival celebrates six years with more days, more bands. Read story.
The Santa Barbara Independent’s Annual Readers’ Poll
The Santa Barbara Independent’s readers reveal their S.B. favorites. Read story.
Poodle Dissects Drought-Related Gab Fests
The Poodle dissects drought-related gab fests. Read story.
Proposal for 91-Unit Senior Housing Complex Hits Roadblock
The proposal for a 91-unit senior housing complex hits a major roadblock. Read story.
Legendary Laker Comes to S.B. as Part of Arts & Lectures.
The legendary Laker tells the story of his life and reveals how to make a difference in the world. Read story.
Minneapolis Synth Rockers Play SOhO on October 15
The Minneapolis quintet brings its multilayered sounds to SOhO on Wednesday, October 15. Read story.
Meet 14 of Santa Barbara’s Hottest New Acts
Get to know 14 of Santa Barbara's brightest new musical acts. Read story.
Dodgers Defeated, Gay Marriage Wins, and Finding Hope in the Craziest of Places
The Dodgers are defeated, gay marriage wins, and finding hope in the craziest of places. Read story.
Isla Vista Exports Unveil New EP
The Isla Vista synth rockers unveil a new four-song EP. Read story.
Rick and Diana Longoria Open New Lompoc Tasting Room and Production Facility
Rick and Diana Longoria Open new Lompoc tasting room and production facility. Read story.
Drilling Ban Legality Hits the Board and the Fan
Drilling ban legality hits the board and the fan. Read story.
Two Entrepreneurial Couples from Chicago Rewrite the Bed and Breakfast Story
Here’s how two entrepreneurial couples from Chicago are rewriting the bed and breakfast story. Read story.
Retro Rock and Swinging Jazz Comes to the Granada
Ventura-based Big Bad Voodoo Daddy carries on in the tradition of jumpin’ jive. Read story.
Redefining Sexual Misconduct in Isla Vista
What to expect when you hit the streets of the college town. Read story.