Caitlin Fitch

S.B. Scene

Harbor Days

“Being back home makes me appreciate this place even more,” said Gabby Koepenick (left) while out rollerblading with her friend Kelsie Garrison at the harbor. The two Santa Barbara natives are home for the holidays from college and taking advantage of their time by hanging out at the beach and relaxing. “I blade multiple times a week, and this is the perfect place!” added Garrison.

By Paul Wellman

A regular around the harbor, this osprey makes an impressive landing atop a ship’s mast. Also known as a fish eagle, this bird of prey subsists nearly exclusively on the bounty of scaly swimmers (i.e., fishies) that dwell in the big blue.

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