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Carolyn Landon

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Calla Gold

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Valerie Burns

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Stow family home following remodel, 1915.

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Aaron G. Schulman

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András Schiff

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WINNERS: Outspoken DUI attorney Darryl Genis claimed victory this week after the District Attorney’s Office declined to retry his client Tony Denunzio.

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Tony Denunzio

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TO THE BRIM: Citing new state incarceration laws and overcrowded conditions at the County Jail, Sheriff Bill Brown continues to lobby the supervisors for money to build a North County facility.

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HARD CHOICES: County Superintendent Bill Cirone and Assistant Superintendent Jan Clevenger decided El Puente had too few students to justify its cost. Cirone said he was “personally moved” by the students who voiced their displeasure at a board meeting two weeks ago.

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RIGHT FIT: Couple Claudia Lopez and Jacob Escobar — flanking Escobar’s mom, Judette Montoya — have lobbied the county office and the Santa Barbara district to save El Puente, where they have found success that was elusive at traditional schools.

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When Jacob Rodriguez (plaid shirt), a skeptic of the pesticide program, started to get unruly at Monday’s meeting, California Highway Patrol Officer James Richards stepped in.

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Daraka Larimore-Hall was elected as secretary of California’s Democratic executive committee.

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BROKEN DREAMS: When attorney Mark Green bought Ocean Meadows in 1994, he wanted to make the best nine-hole course in the country; but after a series of economic blows, selling it to the Trust for Public Land in order to convert it to a UCSB-managed nature preserve made the most sense. “If you’re not gonna have Ocean Meadows,” said Green, “I think you’re gonna have the best alternative.”

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Ocean Meadows officially closed on March 26, but some are still having fun with their clubs as the property begins its slow transition into a nature park.

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CHIPS AND CRACKS: Ocean Meadows officially closed on March 26, but some are still having fun with their clubs as the property begins its slow transition into a nature park. Golfing won’t continue for long, though, as conditions are deteriorating fast, evidenced in the cracking greens.

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PLANNING FAST: Days after being boarded up, graffiti vandals hit the Ocean Meadows clubhouse, and the new overseers are quickly determining how to best protect the property. “There is danger of this being a little free-for-all initially,” said UCSB’s Carla D’Antonio. “That’s why the campus wants to get in there right away and let the public know what’s going on.”

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Blossoming Valley: Urban sprawl in the Carpinteria Valley was blocked in large part because farmers, like the many Dutch American families who own flower-growing greenhouses in the area, came to understand that environmental interests were on their side in crafting the state’s first Local Coastal Plan

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Jonathan Winters played a wacky character in It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.

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