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LetsCram staffers plan the site's upgrade over the summer at Santa Barbara's Coffee Cat.

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Holiday Fashion

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Holiday Style

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Holiday Style

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The Contemporary Arts Forum plays host to Glass Love: Contemporary Art and Surf.

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Mickey Mouse

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Tai Williams was the guest soloist for Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto.

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Ingrid Fliter gave one of the year's most exciting piano recitals.

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Them Terribles

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Herbie Hancock

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Herbie Hancock (keyboards) with Blue Note recording artist and Downbeat 2007 Rising Star award winner Lionel Loueke on guitar.

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Lead singer Hamilton Leithauser wailed his way through the Walkmen's impressive Monday night set at SOhO.

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Evanescence frontwoman Amy Lee stole the show at Sunday's season-closing concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl.

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The burnt remains of the 15-year-old suspect's car after he rolled it off the 101 on October 24.

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Attorneys Marc Chytilo, Linda Krop, and William Parkin confer in the courthouse hallway after victory in Judge Thomas Anderle's chambers.

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Kids Health Fair

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A map showing where the Naples site is located.

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Possible development plans for the Naples property on the Gaviota Coast.

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Casa Esperanza Executive Director Mike Foley (pictured) is one of the many people confused by the "planning meeting" called by ADMHS interim Director Doug Barton.

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This Chula Vista native now lives in Isla Vista. But don't think Independent intern Adrian Casta±eda only lives in places that end with the word "Vista."

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Family-owned Upstairs 2 has a fine-dining restaurant.

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Family-owned Upstairs 2 has a spacious bar.

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A view of Naples, where story poles from the proposed development of seaside mansions still linger from a recent county Planning Commission visit.

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The Arroyo Hondo Preserve snakes back in the Gaviota Coast's wooded, rocky canyons.

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The gate to the Arroyo Hondo Preserve.

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World War II and Korean War veteran Mr. MacDonald participates in Goleta's celebration with is two daughters.

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The old American flag is folded before the new one is raised.

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The American flag is raised during Goleta Veteran's Day event.

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"Amazing Grace" played from bagpipes on Veteran's Day 2007 in Goleta.

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Alyce Faye Cleese created this doll for the Girls Inc. benefit.

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Feisty Crew: J.seven owners (left to right) Sean O'Connor, Jason Feist, and Tarik Khashoggi, with shop manager Leanna Bortolazzo (second from right).

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Ali Mooty

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Luke Allen

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The Tuesday, Nov. 13, Greka Energy oil spill

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A look at the Tuesday, November 13, oil spill at Greka Energy's Santa Maria facility.

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Jessica Wilson

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Chris Devine

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Justin Joyner

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Senior guard Alex Harris muscles through the paint in UCSB's 61-57 victory over Cal State Dominguez Hills in the Gauchos' only exhibition game of the season.

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Cool, comfy, conscious clothing from Super Buddha.

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Get Your Rocks Off: Rings available at Tiffany & Co.

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Get Your Rocks Off: Rings available at Tiffany & Co.

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An Afghan girl waits to attend her school, run by the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) in Quetta, Pakistan. In Afghanistan, RAWA runs secret schools for girls and women, a dangerous undertaking. In both countries, RAWA organizers keep a low profile in the face of death threats from Taliban loyalists and fundamentalist religious groups.

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The Book Den

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Buck World One

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George Will

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A vertical view of the revamped Miramar.

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The plans are to erect a three-story building atop this Union 76 gas station on Coast Village Road.

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La Casa de Maria representatives invited the Montecito Association to visit their property, and sweetened the deal with a fruit basket.

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Rick Caruso's fan club includes Montecito's Nancy Kogevinas, Nancy Rea, and Mary Belle Snow.

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Developer and hopeful Miramar savior Rick Caruso was all smiles Tuesday night when he presented his new plan for the hotel to the Montecito Association.

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Concerned Montecitans watched as Rick Caruso and his planner presented plans for the new Miramar.

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More than 70 people showed up for the Montecito Association meeting on Tuesday, November 13, where Rick Caruso unveiled his revamped plans for the Miramar Hotel.

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Another imagined view of what the Miramar's next incarnation could be.

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This is what the Miramar Hotel could look like if Rick Caruso's new plans are approved.

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Plans for the revamped Miramar Hotel.

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