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Sofia Ross as Mary Poppins

Published on April 22, 2014

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A Spanish Mediterranean home.

Published on April 22, 2014

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A 1928 ranch house with a view of Rincon.

Published on April 22, 2014

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Published on April 22, 2014

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Dr. Robert Ballard

Published on April 22, 2014

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HAIL TO THE HORSEMEN: Westmont College claimed its second consecutive U.S. Polo Association Intercollegiate Championship this month. Flanked by coaches John Westley (far left) and Wendy Westley are Westmont College’s two-time national polo champions: David Samaniego, Tony Uretz, Patrick Uretz, and Jake Bergman.

Published on April 22, 2014

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THE SPORTING KIND: Philip Patton loved covering sports in Santa Barbara, especially in his dual role as the first play-by-play announcer of UCSB football and basketball, as well as the Gauchos’ beat writer for the News-Press for 16 years.

Published on April 22, 2014

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Published on April 22, 2014

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NOT GONE, NOT FORGOTTEN: A protester sailed in opposition to Venoco’s Paredon project in 2010.

Published on April 22, 2014

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Published on April 22, 2014

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Published on April 22, 2014

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Goleta Mayor Michael Bennett wants to see the facility gone and the site turned into a park.

Published on April 22, 2014

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Venoco’s Don Dixon mans the EOF’s modern control room.

Published on April 22, 2014

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Published on April 22, 2014

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WATCHDOGGING: Linda Krop of the Environmental Defense Center believes the EOF is not compatible with the recreational and residential properties that have grown up nearby.

Published on April 22, 2014

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CONTROLLING INTEREST: Technological advancements in the oil industry make formerly cutting-edge control panels look antiquated now, but the makeup of the EOF is largely similar to its development in the 1970s and ’80s: lots of sandstone-colored pipes and tanks for processing oil and gas.

Published on April 22, 2014

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INDUSTRIAL MEMORIES: The Ellwood Coast and much of southern Santa Barbara County looked like this back in the first part of the 20th century, yet the EOF remains one of the only seaside processing plants left.

Published on April 22, 2014

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INSIDE THE PLANT: Venoco’s facilities engineer Bob Van Nostrand proudly shows off the Ellwood Onshore Facility (EOF), which regularly wins awards for safety and cleanliness. Critics would like to see it go, but Venoco is hoping to keep it there past 2050.

Published on April 22, 2014

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Published on April 22, 2014

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Aaron Coyes and Indra Dunis

Published on April 22, 2014

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Chicago skyline

Published on April 22, 2014

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Underwood Family Farms

Published on April 22, 2014

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Raymond William Jewell

Published on April 22, 2014

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GLOBALIZED: Jade Doskow’s 2008 photo captures the Unisphere from the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The fair’s motto was “Peace Through Understanding.”

Published on April 22, 2014

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La belle et la bête

Published on April 22, 2014

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HEART OF GLASS: The Philip Glass Ensemble reimagines the score to Jean Cocteau's 1946 classic, La belle et la bête.

Published on April 22, 2014

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Dorothy Clements Spence Mitchum

Published on April 22, 2014

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Published on April 22, 2014

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Sharon Rose

Published on April 22, 2014

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San Miguel Island

Published on April 22, 2014

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San Miguel Island

Published on April 22, 2014

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San Miguel Island

Published on April 22, 2014

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San Miguel Island

Published on April 22, 2014

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San Miguel Island

Published on April 22, 2014

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San Miguel Island

Published on April 22, 2014

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San Miguel Island

Published on April 22, 2014

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San Miguel Island

Published on April 22, 2014

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San Miguel Island

Published on April 22, 2014

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San Miguel Island

Published on April 22, 2014

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San Miguel Island

Published on April 22, 2014

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