Published on July 31, 2013
William T. Esrey
David Lee Gibbs, Ph.D.
Steven A. Weintraub
SPEAKING UP: Charles Reed addresses a panel of elected officials and law enforcement representatives about race relations in Santa Barbara.
Chef Anne Burrell on Chef Wanted at Barcara Resort and Spa
UCSB greenhouse manager Danica Taber shows off Chanel, the school's blooming corpse flower
PINPOINTED: This map shows exactly where the fire began.
TOTAL LOSS: Flames rage through the remains of a home near the top of Spyglass Ridge. Inspiration Point is in the distance.
HEAVY ARTILLERY: On the second day of the fire, larger Type 1 planes dropped retardant between Mission Canyon and the advancing perimeter.
New President Robert Nagy
Nell Craig and Robert LeBlanc
FANCY FEET: Kailani Cordero dances a fiery flamenco.
HONOR ROLE: Spirit Corrie Jimenez shows her dancing flair.
MADE WITH LOVE: Our Lady of Guadalupe Mercado has long been a favorite food destination for Fiesta revelers.
LITTLE BLOOMS: Fiesta Flower Girls serve as official greeters, participate in the parades, and perform at the Old Mission opening night.
Revelry Loves Company: The Cruiser Run began to grow steadily in the early 90s.
GLORY RIDE: The early days of the Fiesta Cruiser Ride had about 30 participants; now the event boasts thousands.
MAN AND HIS BIKE: The author poses on a Van Nuys–made Genuine Bicycle Products BMX cruiser courtesy of Cranky’s Bikes.
FEEL THE BURN: That’s a platter of goodness from Taquería La Colmena, slathered in an amazing peanut-habanero salsa.
Evelyn G. "Eva" Hoyt
EQUINE TIME: Barrel racing is just one of the Stock Horse Show’s exciting equestrian events.
Dana Andrew Jakubowski
HAVE WHEELS, WILL TRAVEL: Barnwell uses her Fiestamobile to cart costumes to and fro.
Ismael Parra was previously arrested in the 2008 federal sweep of the Eastside gang called Operation Gator Roll
Michael 'Psycho Mike' Cardenas, named in the city's proposed gang injunction, is sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for the 2010 murder of George Ied
Paula Lopez booking photo (July 29, 2013)
Saul Serrano, South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs coordinator, speaks at Monday's conference
Author Luis Rodriguez at the Community Action Commission Service Provider Summit at the Carillo Rec Center