Erik Chen practices his baseball skills with his dad, Leonard, at Shoreline Park. Erik is a 3-year-old who loves playing baseball and building things, like his engineer dad. “We love living here,” said Leonard. “This is the perfect compromise between Northern and Southern California. We get just enough of the city vibe and are still able to get away from it all.”
Rachel Boerema relaxes at Shoreline Park after a day of church and playing tennis with friends. Originally from Michigan, Boerema is an occupational therapist who is happy to call Santa Barbara her home. “It’s so rewarding to see patients recognize and participate in their own recovery,” she said about her career.