A negative attitude is like a flat tire. You're not going far until you change it.
-Wendy Marshall

Get Your Kicks

by lesliedinaberg on February 26, 2004

Soccer has dribbled its way into becoming one of the most popular sports in town, but that wasn’t always the case. It was really considered a foreign sport when Cam Camarena came to Santa Barbara to play for UCSB in 1974. Camarena is credited with bringing AYSO (the American Youth Soccer Organization) to the community […]

CALM Design House Showcases View

by lesliedinaberg on February 19, 2004

The first thing that strikes you is the view. Not only can you see the forest through the trees, but the ocean glimmers invitingly through the oaks as well. Talk about a perfect canvas. Architect William Harrison took full advantage of the prime property in creating this spectacular Montecito showhouse to benefit CALM. Harrison described […]

Generations plug in

by lesliedinaberg on February 19, 2004

From womb to tomb, technology is changing how we communicate and connect with our families. Leslie Dinaberg boots up, logs in and decrypts the source code of our tech-savvy lives. Bonding before birth Starting almost at conception, people bond with their children in ways they never used to in the early stages of pregnancy, said […]

Carbajal and Buttny Rack up Community Support

by lesliedinaberg on February 12, 2004

The 1st and 3rd District Supervisor race is heating up, with several local groups announcing their endorsements. Ten organizations collectively announced their support last week for candidates Salud Carbajal and John Buttny in the supervisor races for 1st and 3rd districts, respectively. “Salud Carbajal and John Buttny are committed to preserving the two treasures that […]

Getting Creative With Cancer

by lesliedinaberg on February 12, 2004

Something magical happens when you tune your mind to its creative side. This was the lesson learned when eight local cancer survivors ventured into The Aphrodite Project. Now the rest of us can tune into that wake-up call, thanks to Santa Barbara filmmakers Jennifer A. Reinish‘s and Justin Thomas Rowe’s documentary, The Aphrodite Project, which […]