BRANDI BLUE: Dodger fan Brandi Rivera’s so sharp that she rattles off the exact date she was offered a job and so sweet that she accepted, agreeing to take care of all of us Indy kooks in the human resources position. No but seriously, Rivera’s only been here for a month, coming from a previous HR position, and says she already appreciates that her peers seem “dedicated” and “really care about what they do.” She was attracted to her job for related reasons, saying she felt the paper really represented the community. Mainly working with the ad people so far, she looks forward to getting to know everyone, learning all the names, enjoying beautiful S.B. : Eventually the UCSB grad hopes to continue her education. For now, we’re lucky to have this friendly resource on our team!