A resident of Santa Barbara for more than 35 years, our opinions editor arrived at The Independent's doorstep in 1996, working first in the copy department and then in the news and opinion areas. She says her studies in comparative literature at UCSB gave her an appreciation of the broad variety of writings out there, which comes in handy with the broad variety of letters and op-eds that arrive in her inbox. Is there an issue in Santa Barbara that either really bugs you or gives you a kick?? The Indy's opinion section will likely give it an airing (especially if you send it digitally).
In Santa Barbara County and statewide, flu-like ailment is caused by inhaling fungus spores present in dirt.
Though Conklin did move past Martinez to place third in the mayoral race.
Saturday accident took place near Santa Barbara's 'bridge to nowhere.'
Draft Transit Report Has Plans to Make Plans
A draft transit report, now in public comment period, has plans to make plans.
Peoples' Self-Help Housing to offer free internet connections.
Commission elects Pedro Paz chair and Sherri Bliss vice chair.
More than two ounces of drugs and $100,000 in cash recovered by Sheriff's detectives.
Big Fish Could Boost Underwater Tourism
A UCSB study suggests the big fish could boost underwater tourism.
Access to Parking Lot 7 is back.
Open enrollment help is available from County Public Health.