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Santa Barbara Newspapers


Digital Access Available at Central, Eastside, & Montecito Libraries only.

**The Central Library also carries the Santa Barbara News-Press (1966-2020) and local area papers on microfilm up to the year 2020. You can submit an obituary or local history request or use the collection in-person.

Access to early Santa Barbara historical newspapers can also be found at UC Riverside’s California Digital Newspaper Collection.

Complete list of digitized newspapers:

Carpinteria Herald 1920–1986
Cooke Clarion 1942–1946
The Daily Morning Republican 1875
Daily Morning Times 1873–1874
The Daily News 1875–1876
Daily News 1896–1904
Gazette-Citizen 1958–1968
Golden Coast News 1964–1973
Goleta Sun 1972–1984
Goleta Valley Leader 1938–1942
Goleta Valley Review 1942–1951
Goleta Valley Sun 1969–1973
Goleta Valley Times 1954–1958

The Independent 1883–1913
The Morning Press 1872–1937
The Santa Barbara Daily News and the Independent 1913–1919
Santa Barbara Independent 1878–1882
Santa Barbara News and Review 1981–1984
Santa Barbara News-Press 1924–1966**
Santa Barbara Post 1963–1965
The Santa Barbara Star 1950–1962
Santa Barbara Times 1870–1874
Santa Barbara Weekly Press 1868–1880
Weekly Independent 1886–1889
The Weekly Index 1872–1877