SOE Award Recipient

2014 • Media/Communications


Marianne Partridge

Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara Independent

"When I was starting my business, I loved that my two children came after school, first to just play, but later to take on small duties, to learn that work could be fun and powerful and serious and full of friendship and joy."

Marianne's Bio...

For 27 years The Santa Barbara Independent has been the largest weekly news and arts publication on the Central Coast. For the last 9 years we have also published a daily web version that serves the region for current, up-to-the-minute news and event information. The Independent is an award winning publication both in print and on line. No other media company in the region has our long history of social involvement and institutional knowledge about the political, educational, arts, business, legal and entertainment communities in this community.