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Angels and Demons: J.P. Herrada (in glasses) is surrounded by law enforcement at a May 14 City Council hearing on a proposed gang injunction. His Eastside coordinator Raymond Macias, arrested on June 6, stands against the wall behind him. (May 14, 2014)

Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Techno Treatment: UCSB’s Frank Doyle (center) oversees researcher Eyal Dassau (left) analyzing data from the glucose monitor in diabetes patient Sharon Sorenson’s stomach.

Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Words to Spare: The leader of a nonprofit called Palabra, J.P. Herrada has plenty to say about youth, gangs, law enforcement, and the justice system.

Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Lyz Hoffman

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BLOW POWER: John Reed, who dreams of 103 wind turbines harvesting energy in the Santa Barbara Channel, has formed an organization called channelwind.org.

Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Sara Bareilles opens for OneRepublic at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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PICTURE PERFECT: Shown here at The Independent office in the late 1980s when it was still at 607 State Street, George Delmerico was famous for celebrating the photographers with whom he worked, and with this image, photographer Chris Gardner returns the favor.

Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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FORMIDABLE FEMALES: The hottest college team in town is Westmont’s Women’s Volleyball squad, pictured above at practice; they entered the week with a 12-0 record, the best start in the school’s history. Coach Patti Cook calls them “a very cool group of girls.”

Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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SOUNDING OFF: Seattle folks take their professional sports team very seriously. At the Sounders-Real Salt Lake soccer match, more than 50,000 fans showed up to root for the home team.

Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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EARLY WARNER: Bruce Caron, in 2007, proposed a blue line in downtown Santa Barbara showing the expected high-water mark due to global warming.

Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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NO NAME GAME: Heidi Lender’s “Pink” (pictured) is just one of the works on display as part of Anonymous, the all-Lender show currently on display at wall space gallery. 

Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Atoms for Peace

Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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A NATURAL PROGRESSION: Under the guidance of artistic director Vibiana Pizano, the Santa Barbara Flamenco Arts Festival has grown stronger than ever. This year, the fest brings Spanish star Jesús Carmona y Compañía in Cuna Negra & Blanca. 

Published on Sept. 18, 2013

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