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Roger Durling

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Katie Grassini

Talking Happy Canyon and Santa Barbara Wine with the CEO of Grassini Family Vineyards

Talking Happy Canyon and Santa Barbara wine with the CEO of Grassini Family Vineyards.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Bob Lovejoy

Sipping Martinis with the Owner of Three Pickles Deli and the Pickle Room

Sipping martinis with the owner of the Three Pickles Deli and the Pickle Room.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Dr. Michael Fisher

Talking Survival and Aging with Cottage Hospital’s Co-Director of Acute Dialysis

Talking survival and aging with Cottage Hospital’s co-director of acute dialysis.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Jace Turner

Talking Poems and Typewriters with Santa Barbara’s Community Relations Librarian

Talking poems and typewriters with Santa Barbara’s community relations librarian.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Suzanne Peck

Talking Social Justice with the Educator, Author, and Force Behind Pass the Mic

Talking social justice with the educator, author, and force behind Pass the Mic.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Dr. Mark Surrey

Talking Fertility with the Director of the Southern California Reproductive Center

Talking fertility with the director of the Southern California Reproductive Center.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: David Sigman

Talking Bookend Impressions with the General Manager of the Santa Barbara Polo Club

Chatting bookend impressions with the general manager of the Santa Barbara Polo Club.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Alan Macy

Talking Collaboration with the Founder of BIOPAC Systems and SBCAST

Talking collaboration with the founder of BIOPAC Systems and SBCAST.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Alejandro Medina

Bibi Ji's General Manager Dishes on Passion, Energy, and His Greatest Fears

Bibi Ji's general manager dishes on passion, energy, and his greatest fear.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Marsha Bailey

Talking Empowerment with the Founder of Women’s Economic Ventures

Talking empowerment with the founder of Women’s Economic Ventures.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Misty Orman

Living Life to the Fullest with the Cocktail Bar Owner and Child Hand Model

Living life to the fullest with the cocktail bar owner and child hand model.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Skip Abed

Talking Civic Pride and Chartering Boats with the Owner of Santa Barbara Sailing Center

Talking civic pride and chartering boats with the owner of Santa Barbara Sailing Center.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Karina Jougla

Talking Nonprofits and Possibilities with an Inspiring Young Woman

Talking nonprofits and possibilities with an inspiring young woman.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Thomas Rollerson

Talking Healing with the Founder of The Dream Foundation

Talking healing with the founder of The Dream Foundation.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Robin Gose

Inspiring Science with the New Head of MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation

Inspiring science with the new head of MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Max Drucker

Chatting Empathy and Gadgets with the Entrepreneur Behind Carpe Data and Social Intelligence

Chatting empathy and gadgets with the entrepreneur behind Carpe Data and Social Intelligence.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Kirsten McLaughlin

Talking Big Bugs and Community Service with the Market Vice President for Cox Communications

Talking big bugs and community service with the market vice president for Cox Communications.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: John Zant

Talking Women in Sports and Coast Walking with the Veteran Sportswriter

Talking women in sports and coast walking with the veteran sportswriter

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Kathleen Sharp

Talking Greed and Fun Hogs with the Bestselling Author and Investigative Journalist

Talking greed and fun hogs with the bestselling author and investigative journalist

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The S.B. Questionnaire: David Young

Talking Rock Stars and Jets with the Music Exec and Private Aviation Pioneer

Talking rock stars and jets with the music exec and private aviation pioneer

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Pat Burns

Talking Generosity with Baseball Commissioner and Urban Farmer Pat Burns

Talking generosity with baseball commissioner and urban farmer Pat Burns.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Brad Nack

Talking Media Lies and Privileged White Males with the Artist Responsible for the ‘100% Reindeer Art Show’

Talking media lies and privileged white males with the artist responsible for the 100% Reindeer Art Show

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Sarah York Rubin

Talking Bandwidth and Deodorant with the Executive Director of the S.B. County Office of Arts & Culture

Talking bandwidth and deodorant with the executive director of the S.B. County Office of Arts & Culture

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The S.B. Questionnaire: John Blondell

Talking Directing and Procrastination with Westmont’s Chair of Theater Arts

Talking directing and procrastination with Westmont’s chair of theater arts

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Janet Garufis: Real-Life Wonder Woman

The Montecito Bank & Trust Chair and CEO’s Against-All-Odds Career and Life of Love

The Montecito Bank & Trust chair and CEO’s against-all-odds career and life of love.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Carrie Hutchinson

Getting to Know the SBCC Professor and Organizer of Showing Up for Racial Justice

Getting to know the SBCC professor and organizer of Showing Up for Racial Justice

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Paul Casey

Talking Daughters and West Ham United with Santa Barbara’s City Administrator

Talking daughters and West Ham United with Santa Barbara’s city administrator

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Frank Rodriguez

Talking Justice and Jokesters with the Policy and Communications Associate for CAUSE

Talking justice and jokesters with the policy and communications associate for CAUSE

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Eric Onnen

Chatting Bootstrapping and Accountability with the Founder of Santa Barbara Airbus

Chatting bootstrapping and accountability with the founder of Santa Barbara Airbus

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Kristen Desmond

Talking Food and Kitties with the Owner of Flagstone Pantry

Talking food and kitties with the owner of Flagstone Pantry

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Lynn Brittner

Talking Georgia O’Keeffe, Margaret Mead, and More with the Head of the Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Talking Georgia O’Keeffe, Margaret Mead, and more with the head of the Santa Barbara Historical Museum

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Amy Isabella Chalker

Talking Artisan Eats, Zero-Waste Products, and Authenticity with the Creator of Isabella Gourmet Foods

Talking artisan eats, zero-waste products, and authenticity with the creator of Isabella Gourmet Foods

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Ivy Vahanian

Talking Theater, Hubris, and Tenacity with Cofounder of The Producing Unit

Talking theater, hubris, and tenacity with cofounder of The Producing Unit

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The S.B. Questionnaire: David Kim

Talking Islands, Real Estate, and Parenting with the President of SBAOR

Talking islands, real estate, and parenting with the president of SBAOR

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Michele Schneider

Talking Lemons, Sausages, and Parenthood with the Business Development Director of the Goleta Chamber of Commerce

Talking lemons, sausages, and parenthood with the business development director of the Goleta Chamber of Commerce

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Mike McGee

Talking Barbershop Quartets and Disney with the Director of Pacific Sound Chorus

The director of the Pacific Sound Chorus talks barbershop quartets and Disney.

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Jordan Killebrew

Combatting Implicit Bias with the Communications Officer of the Santa Barbara Foundation

Combatting implicit bias with the communications officer of the Santa Barbara Foundation

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Ashley Tidey

Talking Nurture, Education, and Mission with Laguna Blanca English Teacher Ashley Tidey

Talking nurture, education, and mission with Laguna Blanca English teacher Ashley Tidey

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Forrest Leichtberg

Talking Community with the Founder of the Consciousness Network

Talking community with the founder of the Consciousness Network

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Stephen Goularte

Talking Sailing, Cuisine, and Family with the Captain of 'Whisper'

Talking sailing, cuisine, and family with the captain of 'Whisper.'

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Rhonda Henderson

Talking Fiesta and the Zoo with La Presidente

Talking Fiesta and the zoo with La Presidente

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Cecily Barrie

Talking Sailing the High Seas and Running Restaurants with the Manager of Bar 29

Talking sailing the high seas and running restaurants with the manager of Bar 29

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Amy Cooper

Talking retail integrity with the owner of Plum Goods

Talking retail integrity with the owner of Plum Goods.

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SB Questionnaire: Samantha Eve

Talking cupcakes and musicals with the founder of Out of the Box Theatre Company

Talking cupcakes and musicals with the founder of Out of the Box Theatre Company.

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SB Questionnaire: Eric Phillips

Talking real estate, risk, and reward with the founder of Phillips Management

Talking real estate, risk, and reward with the founder of Phillips Management.

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The SB Questionnaire: Michael Lazarovits

Talking about removing barriers to self-reliance with the Executive Director of the Braille Institute

Talking about removing barriers to self-reliance with the Executive Director of the Braille Institute

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SB Questionnaire: Ian Cutler

Talking liquor, family, and starting a business with the founder of Cutler’s Artisan Spirits

Talking liquor, family, and starting a business with the founder of Cutler’s Artisan Spirits

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The SB Questionnaire: Diane Arnold

Talking Santa Barbara, Solstice, and Teaching with the co-owner of Mesa Books

Talking Santa Barbara, Solstice, and teaching with the co-owner of Mesa Books.

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The SB Questionnaire: Nancy McTolridge

Talking animals, visitors, and conservation with the director of the Santa Barbara Zoo

Talking animals, visitors, and conservation with the director of the Santa Barbara Zoo

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The S.B. Questionnaire: Richard Good

Talking Special Occasions and Great Memories with the General Manager of Classic Party Rentals

Talking special occasions and great memories with the general manager of Classic Party Rentals.

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