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Musician JACK JOHNSON and Lt. Gov. JOHN GARAMENDI were honored by the Environmental Defense Center as some of its Environmental Heroes at a ceremony on June 8 at the Stowe House in Goleta. The Teen Press was there to talk with them about the awards and about their work.
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On the first weekend of September, the glitterati of the Beach Volleyball professionals gathered here in Santa Barbara for a tournament. The Teen Press was on hand to talk with U.S. Olympic Gold Medal winners and other AVP professionals at the event! Click any of the photos to view the interview video...
INTERBIKE is the largest trade show devoted to bicycles and bike products in the western hemisphere, rumbling onto the scene annually in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Teen Press was there for the second year in a row, accumulating stories on what's new, green or just plain important in the world of cycling. Click on through to find out what we discovered!
The Teen Press starts its coverage of INTERBIKE 2008 with an interview with biking innovator and former racer Tom Ritchey, who talks about his love of the bicycle -- a "freedom tool."
Each year the Santa Barbara International Film Festival awards a prize for excellence, named in honor of acting great Kirk Douglas. The Teen Press was there for this year's event at the Coral Casino. Check out the interviews in our special section, coming soon!
Flameco exploded on the stage at the Lobero on September 27th, and the Teen Press was there to catch the heat. Check out the interview with world famous dancer and choreographer Rafael Amargo here, and a review of the concert inside...
Interviews, reviews and images capturing facets of this year's Ojai Film Festival, held over four days in November. Visit with Ray Bradbury, Malcolm McDowell, Edward James Olmos, Bruce McGill and others in our Ojai retrospective--inside!