The Face of the Forest Service
The Forest Service's Joe Pasinato is remembered for his dry wit and can-do attitude. Read story.
Author and Journalist’s Work Spanned Media and Eras
From novels to journalism to television, Brock Brower’s distinctive voice shaped American culture. Read story.
Devoted Dad, Avid Cyclist, Community Volunteer
Father, avid bicyclist, community volunteer, Barney Berglund is remembered fondly by many of his friends. Read story.
Dancing with Luis
Folk dancing was a way of life in Santa Barbara in the '60s and '70s, often led by Luis Goena. Read story.
Louise would always say, "Ranchers were the first environmentalists." They care for the land so that it can give back to us all. Read story.
Sunny Afternoons with Grandpa
Allie Cole remembers sunny afternoons with her grandfather. Read story.
Story Teller, Hunter, Renaissance Man
When you had a conversation with Bill, no one else in the world existed. He paid attention. Read story.
The Elephant in the Arts Room
I’m tempted to think of Barry Spacks as the elephant in the Santa Barbara poetry room, a creative force central to poetry and the other arts. Read story.
We've lost a fascinating, inquiring, brave, and caring human being with a sense of humor that wouldn’t quit. Read story.
Surfer and Artist
The local surf community is a less colorful place now with the loss of a jewel by the name of Robert Heeley. Read story.
Tributes to and remembrances of poet Barry Spacks. Read story.
The Worst of What We Lived
A notorious Catholic priest who abused many boys at St. Anthony's Seminary died on November 23, 2013. Read story.
D.J. Palladino Remembers a Folk Music Icon
Following Seeger's death on January 27, D.J. Palladino looks back on the moment he crowned the songwriter a hero. Read story.
A Tribute to Barry Spacks
I’ve long considered myself Barry Spacks’s unofficial apprentice. Read story.
A Founding Mother of the City of Goleta
A tireless advocate for Goleta's cityhood, Jonny Wallis sat on the young city's first council and was mayor. Read story.