It's the true miracle of parenthood when you realize you've hatched a human with your eyes and the shadow of your smile--all secondary to her stubborn, singular, tamper-resistant self.
-Gerri Hirshey

Born on a day of infamy

by lesliedinaberg on September 11, 2003

For any American who witnessed the events of Sept. 11, 2001, the date will always hold a chilling significance. For Santa Barbara paramedic Daniel Lee, however, that date is also the anniversary of a very happy event — the birth of his son, Connor. “It was incredible,” said Lee, who was on duty with American […]

Housing plan update a monumental task

by lesliedinaberg on September 4, 2003

What do you get when you put about 100 people in a room to talk about housing? About a hundred different opinions. County planning commissioners learned that answer when they met Aug. 27 for a briefing on the 2003-2008 Draft Housing Element, or DHE, a wide-ranging planning document required by the state as part of […]