Selected stories from our weekly newspaper.
The Santa Barbara indie folk-rockers will unveil their new EP and kick off their West Coast tour on January 17 at SOhO. Read story.
High Times with My Pooch
My dog ate enough pot cookies to put a couple-dozen full-sized humans deep into a state of Holy shit, I’m high!!” Read story.
Area Businesses That Are Going to the Dogs (and Cats)
Find out which Santa Barbara businesses are going to the dogs (and cats). Read story.
Judge Carrozzo Takes on Mental Health System; It’s a Draw
Judge Carrozzo takes on the mental health system; it’s a draw. Read story.
Can OPEC Shake Out Santa Barbara Oil Operators?
Can OPEC shake out Santa Barbara oil operators? Read story.
Two Twentysomethings Open the Latest Culinary Hotspot
Two twentysomethings open the latest culinary hotspot on De la Vina and Canon Perdido streets. Read story.
L.A. Rockers Embrace the Space Between On In Bardo
For their sophomore effort, L.A.’s White Arrows embraced the space between. Read story.
Bolden Brace and Scott Everman Grew Up Playing Together but Are Now Rivals
Bolden Brace and Scott Everman grew up playing together; now they’re rivals. Read story.
Talking with Nat Geo Photojournalist
The National Geographic photojournalist documents some of the planet’s most inhospitable areas. Read story.
An Intimate Look at the Recovery Community in Our Party Town
Here’s an intimate look at the recovery community in our party town. Read story.
Can Helene Schneider Survive Fracas over Freeway-Widening Fracas?
Can Helene Schneider survive the fracas over the freeway-widening fracas? Read story.
The Santa Barbara Independent’s Annual Photographic Review
Here’s The Santa Barbara Independent’s annual photographic review. Read story.
A Playlist to Ring in the New Year
Seven songs to help you conquer 2015. Read story.
Why You Probably Didn’t See the Best Films of 2014
The brave new world of VOD and why you probably didn’t see some of the best films of 2014. Read story.
Former Foes Join Forces on Milpas Street to Help Chronically Homeless
Former foes join forces on Milpas to help the chronically homeless get off the streets. Read story.