Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.
Costa Mesa Psych Rockers Return to Town with New EP
The Costa Mesa psych rockers return to town for a show at SOhO Restaurant & Music Club on December 14. Read story.
Murals Retain the Power to Provoke
For decades, public murals have spoken out about the society that surrounds them. Read story.
Big Butts, Big Brains, and Santa Barbara's Ever-Exploding Theater Boom
If you can follow my thoughts, you're driving too close. Read story.
Our List of the Best Holiday Drinks to Sip and Savor
Check out our list of the best holiday drinks to sip and savor. Read story.
New Features Promise Better Experience
The fully remodeled Lobero Theatre is back and ready to rock. Read story.
Area Talents Converge in the Funk Zone for Annual Concert
Live music, burlesque dancers, and more converge at Seven Bar & Kitchen on December 7. Read story.
S.B.'s Complete Guide to Holiday Splendor and Merrymaking
Check out S.B. complete guide to holiday splendor and merrymaking. Read story.
Supreme Court Observes Feast of St. Barbara by Hearing Vandenberg Protest Case
The Supreme Court observes the Feast of St. Barbara by hearing the Vandenberg protest case. Read story.
The Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Plugs in for Notes for Notes
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer appears as part of this weekend’s 3rd Annual Notes for Notes Benefit Concert at the Lobero Theatre. Read story.
Multimedia Travel Meister Comes to S.B.
The multimedia travel meister comes to Santa Barbara. Read story.
Pete Yorn Teams Up with J.D. King for New Project
Singer/songwriter Pete Yorn teams up with musician/photographer J.D. King for a new, California-indebted rock album. Read story.
Our 28th Annual Celebration of Exceptional Community Members
The Santa Barbara Independent's 28th annual celebration of outstanding community members. Read story.
Permanent Nuclear Waste Dump Slated for S.L.O.?
Poodle gives nuke regulators a glowing review. Read story.
The Hungry Cat Hosts Dinner Celebrating The AOC Cookbook
The Hungry Cat hosts dinner celebrating The AOC Cookbook. Read story.
Santa Barbara’s Beloved Music Store Plans for the Future
The De la Vina Street institution will celebrate at SOhO with a concert and foundation launch. Read story.