Quotes of the Week

Pick something you’re passionate about, find somebody who’s passionate about it with you, and let’s get something done.’ - Lynn Doucher, director of the state’s Department of Aging, on the need for community-based organizations to cooperate now to improve conditions for Santa Barbara’s elderly residents.

Who is coming in the dark of night? : My name is on the gallery and they can come by anytime to talk to me.” - Frank Goss, in response to a paving brick tossed through the window of his Sullvan Goss gallery, in possible protest to an anti-war art show.

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