Each of my parents was so beautifully unique and special. She was an art therapist who saw the whole world as a canvas. He was an engineer who got his greatest pleasure from helping others. Read story.
I will always be haunted by the sound — the flawless choral sound performed with intense spiritual impact of a Glenn Montague choir. Read story.
Dee Weyermann had just bagged another big story, and the copy desk was going to be working overtime tonight. Read story.
Some people are born into this world quietly, serenely, and others burst into it with incredible presence. Read story.
Engineer, Soccer Player, Laird of the Wine Country
Most mornings for the past decade would find Jimmy McLeod seated at the big table inside the Vices & Spices coffee shop, engaged in lively conversation with anybody and everybody gathered around him and his wife, Elinor. Read story.
Former Santa Barbara City Clerk
Many words come to mind in thinking about Lily Rossi: warm, caring, friend, strong work ethic, sense of humor, honest, thorough, and professional. Read story.
Owner of McConnell's Fine Ice Creams
McCoy was a big bear of a guy who was welcoming to all who came in and around his life. Read story.
My uncle was a true gentleman. There are very few people left in the world like him. Read story.
Nutritionist, Surfer, Philosopher
Many longtime Santa Barbarans will remember Owen as the owner of The Santa Barbara Nutrition Center, located at 15 East Figueroa Street. Read story.
Captain of the Condor Express, Founder of Sea Landing
The legendary captain of the Condor Express died this week. Read story.
Former County Supervisor, Served in Administrations of Three U.S. Presidents
One of the most important community leaders in the second half of the 20th Century, a member of the 'Greatest Generation,' has passed. Read story.
Educator, Writer, Advocate
He served as president of four nonprofit boards, but his heart and soul were always in his hands-on volunteer work, which totaled 9,000 hours plus. Read story.
Author, Painter, Bullfighter, Writers Conference Founder
Conrad formed the Santa Barbara Writers Conference to create writers and watch them grow. Read story.
Musician, Raconteur, Father, Irreplaceable Character
He preferred to be called Robert, but other monikers included "Mr. Personality," "Uncle Daddy," "El Cremo del Whippo," and some inappropriate for print. Read story.
When he was working, which was always, Glenn Parks smelled of diesel fuel, malva weed, stale coffee, and the half-dozen dogs that perched in the back of his primeval jeep. Read story.