Ben Kingsley stars in Gandhi, a biographical film about the life of Mahatma Gandhi
Published on Aug. 8, 2011
Independent Editor-in-Chief Marianne Partridge
Independent Editor-in-Chief Marianne Partridge (left center) and staff
Judge Denise de Bellefeuille
Independent Editor-in-Chief Marianne Partridge (left) with Independent Executive Editor Nick Welsh at the conclusion of the original trial in August 2011
Counselor Jarred Marlett (center) does a puzzle with volunteers and children at the B&G club
Shay Fisher at the Unity Shoppe
JP Southern, 15, Boys and Girls Club
Volunteers Greg Wasserstrom, Rachel Kretz and JP Southern at the Boys and Girls Club
Katy Perry struts her (feathered) stuff this weekend at the Santa Barbara Bowl.
MODERN PROMETHEUS: Simians gain higher intelligence thanks to the Frankenstein-like tinkering of a researcher (played by James Franco) in Rise of the Planet of the Apes.
UNLOCKING THE MYSTERY: A young girl gets split up from her family during the Holocaust and a modern-day journalist sets out to uncover her mysterious fate in the sometimes moving, other times maudlin Sarah’s Key.
Nick 13 embraces his rockabilly roots in his recently released self-titled solo effort.
Lompoc’s Carnegie Library
PETA rodeo protest
FROM LEFT: Julia Dawson as Rosina, José Rubio as Figaro, and Marco Stefani as Count Almaviva in the Music Academy's production of The Barber of Seville.
"Storm Over Field," by Mitch Dobrowner