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  • Companions on a lonely journey to recovery

    October 3, 2013 | 10:47 am

    When Susan Kapadia was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, she felt alone and depressed. Then she found the Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC) in Santa Barbara and started — bit by bit — to emotionally recover from it. 

    “I felt very comforted here because people knew what I...

  • Attracting Gen Y at GA

    November 13, 2012 | 5:01 pm

    A dozen officials from The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles flew to Baltimore this week to attend the annual conference of the national body representing 155 federations, where they discussed many of the urgent challenges confronting American and Canadian Jewry.

    But Gary...

  • Pro-Israel, pro-Palestinian students at Calif. campus join to blast activist

    May 26, 2011 | 4:49 pm

    Pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian groups at the University of California, Santa Barbara issued a joint letter condemning a conservative activist’s attacks on the school’s Muslim student group.

    The letter criticizing David Horowitz, founder of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, was...

  • A Russian billionaire, a young Israeli and the set of ‘Scarface’

    By Danielle Berrin

    April 26, 2011 | 10:49 am

    For the cover of next month’s TRIBE magazine, in honor of Israel’s independence month, I profiled a young Israeli financier, Dovi Frances, who serves as primary financial adviser to the Russian billionaire Sergey Grishin. In a leap of faith, Frances recently ditched a comfy finance...

  • Ruthie the Foodie

    By Dikla Kadosh

    March 21, 2011 | 12:34 pm

    When Gourmet magazine closed shop in 2009, foodies around the country shed a collective tear. But the culinary magazine’s unexpected downfall has not hampered its former chief’s forward march through foodland. Ruth Reichl, who has also been the restaurant critic for The New York...

  • Dancing off the street

    March 16, 2011 | 12:44 pm

    As on most Tuesday afternoons, 17-year-old Jess Davis parked her red sedan in front of the local Boys & Girls Club and emerged wearing baggy blue sweat pants and a white tank top, her long brown hair hanging loose around her shoulders.

    Immediately upon seeing her, a swarm of...

  • Valley Torah basketball wins 6AA title [UPDATE, video]

    March 8, 2011 | 2:40 pm

    First-quarter scores of 17-5 are usually in Valley Torah’s favor. Not so against Bishop Diego of Santa Barbara, which seemed poised to end the No. 1-seeded Wolfpack’s winning season.

    But, as the adage goes, “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.”

    The Wolfpack...

  • Santa Barbara Fire Forces Synagogue Evacuation

    By Adam Wills

    May 8, 2009 | 7:15 pm

    One Santa Barbara synagogue has been evacuated and another is facing possible evacuation as crews continued to battle the Jesusita Fire on Friday afternoon.

    The fire, which started May 5, has damaged or destroyed 75 homes and 30,500 people are under mandatory evacuation orders. More...

  • Lazy hazy crazy days of summer

    By Steve Greenberg

    July 10, 2008 | 3:24 am


  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 18, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, May 20

    High school teacher Eddie Friedman has made it his mission to take students on the March of the Living, as a way of teaching them about the Holocaust. Over the years, he accumulated a collection of photographs depicting the experience. UCLA Hillel's Dortort...