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Dedication ceremony speakers from left are: Rabbi Arthur Gross Schaefer, Ann Barry, Victoria Riskin, Marshall Chrostowski, Kathleen Barry and Stephanie Glatt.

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Lisa Stratton, CCBER director of ecosystem management, right, with Jenna Driscoll, from both UCSB’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, and the Coastal Fund, which funded the new signs.

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Michelle Greene

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New Tahitian Pool View

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Engine crew prepares to save bridge across Highway 154 over San Antonio Creek.

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Firefighter prepares to stop flames from reaching a home on Northridge Road during the Jesusita Fire.

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Home burning along Spyglass Ridge when the Jesusita Fire turned downhill and ripped through Mission Canyon.

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Engine crew stationed along Spyglass Ridge Road during the Jesusita Fire.

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Hot shot crew members look down on Mission Canyon helplessly as the fire explodes.

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BLUE SKY SOARING: Young Eagle participants Jacob (back seat) and Elijah (far right) pose for a picture with pilot Howard Wallace before heading out for their fl ying lesson.

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Thanks to its preservation, it looks nearly identical to when it was built in 1873 (left). If all goes as planned with the Arboretum Restoration project, when completed, the garden should be eligible for recognition as a historic cultural landscape.

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Sean Misner

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BOUND FOR GLORY: “The majority of these young men will play in college,” Coach Rudy Ybarra said of his winning team members, pictured above after becoming 2013 regional champs.

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Peter Dorrance

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George Levinthal

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Kevin Haeberle

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Matt Hunter

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Michael Frenes

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Gabe Clark

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Michael Steinwand

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Emily Falke

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VOTING AND VICTORY: More than 100 people came to watch the June 13 grilling showdown at Oak Park, where judges had a tough time determining the amateur winner.

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Rodrigo Gimenez (above left in orange) took home the pro crown.

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PAKISTANI POWER: Gabriel Ibarra Jr. used the traditional Pakistani spice blend Balti on his pork shoulder, which took home the amateur crown.

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PROUD FINALIST: Ila Hamilton beat her heat with tasty ribs but wound up second to Gabriel’s Ibarra Jr.’s pork shoulder.

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ARCHITECT CHEF: After winning last year’s amateur round, Rodrigo Gimenez ditched his career as an architect to become a chef, and this year he won the professional contest.

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VEG-TACULAR: Edie Robertson’s perfectly spiced “steaks” won perfect scores.

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Ellen (on left) in conversation, 1969.

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Ellen at right, with with presidential advisor Tommy Corcoran (left) and Rep. Lindy Boggs, in 1978.

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THE X FACTOR: Humans have exploited plant adaptability for tens of thousands of years. above: A giant pumpkin sprouts. below: White marigolds display a hue nature never thought of.

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Garlic baked clams

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“The Traveler” by Sherrie Chavez

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The Heat

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20 Feet from Stardom

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WHOSE GARDEN IS THIS? The Stow House (pictured present-day, above) was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.

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TRAGEDY ON A NORTHBOUND TRAIN: One of the deadliest rail accidents in Santa Barbara's history occurred in the early 1900s on the coast between Point Arguello and Surf beach. Thirty-two people died when a passenger train jumped the tracks, taking on the aspect of a collapsing spyglass. Investigators from San Luis Obispo and S.B. counties could not determine the cause, which remains a mystery today.

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John (left) and Steve (right) Dragonette and close friend Brandon Sparks-Gillis (center).

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DIVE IN: Beat the summer heat with a poolside set from Pure Bathing Culture on July 3.

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Damian and Stephen Marley

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Robert Plant

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HEAD SHOTS: Santa Barbara Soccer Club’s Boys U15 earned the title at the Far West Regional championships in Honolulu, Hawaii, last month. The team beat out 13 opponents from eight states. It was the second year in a row U15 came in first in the competition. S.B. players included (from left, in red) Eric Contreras, Juan Pablo Alvarez, Cason Vom Steeg, Edward “Lalo” Delgado (goalie in green), and Francisco Arroyo.

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