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Ethan Stewart

Ethan Stewart

Ethan Stewart is Editor-at-Large for the Santa Barbara Independent and an occasional contributor to The Cleanest Line. Born and raised on Cape Cod, he’s called Santa Barbara home off and on since the great El Niño winter of 1998.

Articles

Photo: Tim Davis

#CrudeAwakening 2.0: A One-Year Review of Hashtag Activism

Sep 29, 2016 September 29, 2016

Just over 16 months ago, on an otherwise picture-perfect May day along California’s Gaviota Coast, an old onshore oil pipeline sprang a leak and more than 140,000 gallons of crude was let loose into a landscape that is regarded by researchers as one of the most biologically important… Read More

70 Degrees West – Telling the Stories that Matter

70 Degrees West – Telling the Stories that Matter

Jun 21, 2012 June 21, 2012

They say journalism is dead and, well, who can blame them. More and more of us are content to find out about the world via half-cooked news stories pulled from the fires of research way too soon in the name of feeding the beast of this brave new world’s… Read More

Tear Gas For Breakfast

Tear Gas For Breakfast

Dec 16, 2009 December 16, 2009

You met them first on the Obama Express. Now, Santa Barbara Independent reporter Ethan Stewart and freelance photographer Kodiak Greenwood are in Copenhagen to cover the United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change. This morning the boys — who’ve dubbed themselves… Read More

Train Ride to the Inauguration

Train Ride to the Inauguration

Jan 20, 2009 January 20, 2009

Many Americans traveled to Washington D.C. for today’s Presidential inauguration. Two in particular made the long trek from Santa Barbara, California: writer Ethan Stewart and photographer Kodiak Greenwood. In true historic fashion Ethan and Kodiak hopped a train in Los Angeles and road it… Read More