The Santa Barbara Questionnaire

As head of the film festival for the past decade, Roger Durling encounters many of Santa Barbara's familiar faces every day. In this series of short, insightful interviews, which will run on every Monday morning, he introduces us to some of the more interesting people who live and/or work in our fair town, showing off the personal side of newsmakers, politicians, artists, and many other proud Santa Barbarians.

The S.B. Questionnaire: Corinna Gordon

Talking travel and humor with the interior designer and jeweler to the stars. Read story.

Monday, November 30, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Warren Butler

Talking optimism and hard work with Santa Barbara’s event manager extraordinaire. Read story.

Monday, November 23, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Mark Whitehurst

Talking culture, community, and ice cream with the co-publisher of CASA Magazine. Read story.

Monday, November 16, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Lynda Tanner

Talking optimism and grandchildren with the head of Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care. Read story.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Darla Bea

Spinning the party hits with Santa Barbara’s mixmaster extraordinaire. Read story.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Shelby Sim

Talking ambition, height, and foibles with the head of Visit Santa Ynez Valley. Read story.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: David de L’Arbre

Talking travel and life with co-owner and COO of the Santa Barbara Travel Bureau. Read story.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Phoebe Brunner

Speaking social impact and creativity with the imaginative landscape painter. Read story.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Brad Sherman

Musician and restaurant owner takes break from opening Nectar to talk life. Read story.

Monday, October 5, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Vincent Lessage

Getting to know the Bacara Resort’s new prodigy of a chef. Read story.

Monday, September 28, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: JoAnn Kuchera-Morin

Talking truth and multis with the inventor of UCSB’s AlloSphere. Read story.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Lois Capps

Talking hope, fear, and inspiration with Santa Barbara’s nine-term U.S. Representative. Read story.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Michael Baker

Talking helpfulness and humility with the CEO of our Boys & Girls Club. Read story.

Sunday, September 6, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree

Talking with Santa Barbara’s leading philanthropist on her birthday. Read story.

Monday, August 31, 2015

The S.B. Questionnaire: Mitch Lee

Shaking It up with The Outpost at Goodland Hotel bartender Mitch Lee. Read story.

Sunday, August 23, 2015
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