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Looking from Tea Fire area (Conejo Road) toward Jesusita Fire burning in Rattlesnake Canyon (road is West Mountain Drive)

Published on May 6, 2009

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Flames from Rattlesnake Canyon peek over the top of the ridge above West Mountain Drive.

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Heli-attack above West Mountain Drive, May 6

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A llama being shepherded to safety.

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Published on May 6, 2009

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Overdue: Councilmember Grant House, who admitted to having kept a copy of Winnie-the-Pooh for 30 years, said the library must find new fundraising sources and should establish a position that does nothing but that.

Published on May 6, 2009

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Credibility on trial: Peter Jeschke's (left) defense focused on discrepancies between police interviews of witnesses to his alleged misconduct with underage girls and these witnesses' testimonies.

Published on May 6, 2009

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Air tankers making water drops on the Jesusita Fire early Wednesday morning

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Air tankers resumed dropping water Wednesday morning at about 8 a.m. with a turnaround time to fill-up/fuel in Porterville, CA of approximately one hour

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A likely evacuated, private residence on Tunnel Rd. steers fire fighters to a source of water

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WInds briefly picked up bringing some hot spots to life early Wednesday morning

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Moving forward: Anat and Oded Gottesman walk hand-in-hand out of the courthouse, hopeful that a Santa Barbara jury's verdict will make day camps safer for children and that no family will have to endure the pain they did when their son drowned in 2005.

Published on May 6, 2009

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A view of the Jesusita Fire from Cheltenham Road as police patrol the evacuated Mission Canyon neighborhood pre-dawn Wednesday morning

Published on May 6, 2009

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Suited up: The Committee to Defend Academic Freedom at UCSB dressed formally for a visit to Chancellor Henry Yang's Cheadle Hall office to discuss how the university had addressed the controversy surrounding Professor William Robinson's allegedly anti-Semitic statements.

Published on May 6, 2009

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Mission Canyon resident Michael Holland snaps a picture of a small flare up at dawn

Published on May 6, 2009

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Red Cross Shelter volunteers Janet Napier (left) and Harley Hahn chat in wee hours of a slow night at the Dos Pueblos High School Gym. Out of all the evacuated ares only 10 people came in seeking shelter.

Published on May 6, 2009

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ON IN THE OFF-SEASON: UCSB women's basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb (center) is currently recruiting players from throughout California and beyond.

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Tom Campbell

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'During the last 20-30 years, Evangelical Christians have been interested in correcting what they believe is a wrong: the exclusion of religion from the public schools. So, in recent decades, they have organized to try to encourage more religious expression and evangelism in the schools.' -Dr. Charles Haynes, senior scholar at the First Amendment Center

Published on May 6, 2009

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The effect of the Milford decision on the ground goes well beyond merely granting the club and similar groups a right to freedom from discrimination in the afterschool world. In fact, it lifts them into a higher, privileged status against possible competitors for the afterschool pie.

Published on May 6, 2009

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The Good News Club aims to use afterschool facilities as soon as possible after the bell rings, which maximizes the possibility of contact with non-participating students. It also has the effect of making it difficult for very young children to distinguish between the Good News Club and the other classes they take in school.

Published on May 6, 2009

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Maestro Heiichiro Ohyama conducted an all-strings version of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra in works by Holst, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky.

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Conductor Hans Graf has a light touch with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the result is great clarity.

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From Spyglass Ridge the flames have moved down into Mission Canyon and are threatening to move towards this location as well.

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Fire reaches Inspiration Point at about 4pm.

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Retardant is dropped on top edge of fire to keep it from spreading upward. Many wonder why more resources aren't available for air attack.

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Engine crews watch helplessly as fire begins to spread rapidly towards Inspiration Point.

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Though fire is less than a half acre in size, winds quickly push it east.

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Helicopter drops water along Jesusita Trail where the fire started just before 2PM.

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Crew command, Jesusita Fire.

Published on May 6, 2009

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