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After 40 Years, MTD’s Sherrie Fisher Says Next Stop, Retirement

Longtime general manager reflects on the serendipitous route she’s traveled since she was hired as district’s first woman bus driver

Published on 07.19.2014 11:55 p.m.

 

For Jeweler Richard Kern, Santa Barbara Proves a Fit to Last a Lifetime

The longtime Churchill Jewelers owner, military veteran and local fixture opens up about his life in the community and abroad

Published on 07.10.2014 10:00 p.m.

 

New Councilman Tony Vallejo Vows to Serve Goleta with Independent Mind

The longtime business leader, appointed to replace Ed Easton, says he will strive to provide a voice for all sectors of the community

Published on 06.23.2014 8:27 p.m.

 

Batting Coach Orlando Guerra the Sage of the Cages

Coach teaches baseball skills and life lessons to the youth of Santa Barbara

Published on 05.26.2014 9:45 p.m.

 

Health Industry Legend Patricia Bragg Continues Father’s Crusade

She will give a free lecture titled 'You Are What You Eat, Drink, Think, Say & Do' on Wednesday at the Victoria Theatre

Published on 04.28.2014 9:29 p.m.

 

Hotels Matriarch Pam Webber Continues a Hospitality Legacy That Has Served Her Well

Showing no signs of slowing at 83, Santa Barbara Hotel Group owner has been making room for guests for nearly 60 years

Published on 04.20.2014 7:29 p.m.

 

Bodyguard for Gen. Dwight Eisenhower Recalls World War II Service as Witness to History

Now a resident at Friendship Manor in Isla Vista, Leo Maczulak talks Ike, Gen. George Patton, and brushing teeth with champagne

Published on 02.23.2014 11:55 p.m.

 

Santa Barbara Insurance Broker Hank Drost Finds Fulfillment Helping Those in Need

Homeless community honors longtime activist who shares free food and God's word in Pershing Park ministry

Published on 01.11.2014 10:20 p.m.

 

Roots Run Deep for Owner of Anthony’s Christmas Trees & Wreaths

From humble beginnings, founder Anthony Dal Bello is celebrating his 60th holiday season in Santa Barbara

Published on 12.12.2013 8:43 p.m.

 

Naturalist Joan Lentz Offers a Unique Look through New Book on Santa Barbara County

Region's distinct nature, complexity and challenges make for a fascinating account for even the novice naturalist

Published on 11.10.2013 8:30 p.m.

 

Sisters Kathleen Cochran, Sherry Villanueva Bring Value of Family Into Business

Bacara general manager and The Lark restaurant co-owner compare notes, while next generation develops its own family bonds

Published on 09.21.2013 11:00 p.m.

 

Father John Love a Calming Presence Amid Isla Vista’s Raucous Party Scene

Pastor of St. Mark's University Parish preaches fullness of Christ's love to a college crowd seeking acceptance

Published on 07.20.2013 11:35 p.m.

 

Paul Petrich’s Love for the Ocean Inspires Lifelong Commitment to Maritime Education

Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary volunteer honored with national award for service that all started with a film about grunion

Published on 06.23.2013 2:00 a.m.

 

Driven by Personal Loss, UCSB Grad Annie Alexandrian Works to Improve Women’s Health

Storke Award winner wants to influence health policies that might have helped her late mother and sister

Published on 06.09.2013 10:00 p.m.

 

Riding for the Brand, Local Cowboy Josiah Jenkins Cherishes Fiesta, Family Traditions

El Presidente at home in the saddle, juggling duties of Old Spanish Days and family-owned Jedlicka’s Western Wear

Published on 06.03.2013 12:00 a.m.

 

Noozhawk Talks: Ron Gallo Sets a Foundation for Santa Barbara’s Future

CEO of venerable Santa Barbara Foundation charts a course utilizing citizen engagement, data, collaboration and philanthropic partnerships

Published on 02.11.2013 6:55 a.m.

 

Noozhawk Talks: Amid Success in Public Relations, John Davies Finds Joy in the Personal

Pride in family, clients drives energetic public affairs specialist's next phase of focus

Published on 01.07.2013 1:30 a.m.

 

Photographer Bernward Thorsch Captures Beauty with a Blind Eye, Trusty Camera

Undeterred by loss of eyesight, 92-year-old artist sees the big picture all around him

Published on 01.06.2013 2:48 a.m.

 

Noozhawk Talks: Lindsey Guerrero, Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation Energized by Families’ Stories

For 10 years, homegrown organization has been helping families of children with cancer

Published on 12.17.2012 1:55 a.m.

 

Developer Michael Towbes Shows No Sign of Slowing Down

Businessman and philanthropist talks about where he has been, where he’s going and his proudest achievements

Published on 11.30.2012 2:06 a.m.

 

Noozhawk Talks: For Tish Gainey, Giving Back Is a Full-Time Labor of Love

Community volunteer brings tireless energy and passion to causes involving children, education

Published on 11.26.2012 12:22 a.m.

 

Noozhawk Talks: Shannon McCain Jaffe, Angela Lang Demonstrate the Art of ICAN

Student confidence flourishes as Incredible Children’s Art Network fosters a growing experience

Published on 11.12.2012 2:36 a.m.

 

Robert Emmons Making the Most of His Sunrises with New Book

Six Thousand Sunrises challenges fellow seniors to choose a path of reinvention and engagement instead of sitting life out

Published on 10.28.2012 7:05 p.m.

 

Noozhawk Talks: Nathalie Gensac Empowers At-Risk Kids with Interactive Youth Center

Teaching technology, entrepreneurship and the arts, program fosters trust and growth for the next generation

Published on 10.28.2012 12:59 p.m.

 

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Noozhawk Talks: April Thede Keeps CALM Cool, and in Collectibles

Thanks to longtime organizer, CALM Antiques & Vintage Show and Sale continues to ring up sales for benefit of child abuse victims

Published on 10.15.2012 12:28 a.m.

 

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Noozhawk Talks: Some Assembly Required for Artist Dan Levin

'Happy accidents' help assemblage artist find new directions, put together unique creations

Published on 09.23.2012 11:22 p.m.

 

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Noozhawk Talks: Nancy Nufer’s ‘Food Confessions’ Is All in Good Taste

Stirring in an array of ingredients, playwright hopes audience will catch a whiff of favorite food memories and their common connections

Published on 09.10.2012 1:30 a.m.

 

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Noozhawk Talks: Marylove Thralls Tells Women How to Survive Career Change

Co-author of The Empty Desk Survival Guide reflects on a lifetime of lessons learned, and the opportunities they created

Published on 08.27.2012 12:29 a.m.

 

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Noozhawk Talks: Brad Nack Has a Knack for Art, and the Creative Process

MichaelKate gallery to host two-man show featuring the Santa Barbara artist and work of his late father

Published on 08.13.2012 12:32 a.m.

 

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Noozhawk Talks: Olympic Gold Medalist Todd Rogers Looking to Repeat

From San Marcos High to London Games, beach volleyball star has always been at the top of his game

Published on 07.23.2012 2:03 a.m.

 

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Noozhawk Talks: Kami Craig Ready to Make a Splash at London Olympics

Former Santa Barbara High star and her teammates are determined that this time will be their golden opportunity

Published on 07.08.2012 5:07 p.m.

 

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Noozhawk Talks: For Local Athletes, Road to Olympics Paved with Excitement

A large South Coast contingent is competing to fulfill lifelong dreams at the London Olympic Games

Published on 06.24.2012 4:54 p.m.

 

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From Mavericks to Mayflies, Photographer Nick Price Gets the Picture

Santa Barbara native is at home in the wild, guiding fishermen or capturing snap shots

Published on 06.17.2012 6:51 p.m.

 

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Noozhawk Talks: Steve Francis Keeps Eye on Web So Customers Don’t Have To

From a roundabout start, LogicMonitor founder zeroes in on success with a fast-growing hosted monitoring solution for businesses

Published on 06.10.2012 6:23 p.m.

 

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For Deckers’ Angel Martinez, the Path to Opportunity Starts with Shoes

Humble beginnings drive CEO to ensure that quality of footwear products match the quality of company's community service

Published on 06.02.2012 9:44 a.m.

 

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