Author: Melinda Burns
During 33 years as a social worker for Santa Barbara County, Elaine Arnett defended the rights of abandoned and abused children. Simultaneously, Elaine sought relief and found joy in the make-believe world of theater arts.
Harriett Phillips was a big-D and little-d democrat from the days she helped her mother feed striking workers at Chevrolet in 1936 to walking precincts during Barack Obama’s first presidential run. Along the way, she fought to save Haskell’s Beach from development.