Veteran journalist Jerry Roberts recently returned to his Santa Barbara home from San Francisco, where he had been undergoing treatment for an aggressive form of lymphoma. Now in remission, he was greeted Sunday by dozens of friends and former colleagues at a homecoming party. Among the well-wishers joining Roberts, center, were, from left, Tom Schultz, Andrea Huebner, Anna Davison, Melinda Burns, Annie Bardach, Jane Hulse Chawkins and Keri Bradford.