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Summer Camp Guide: Activities Galore for S.B. Kids and Teens (Terry Ortega and Ginny Chung) Plus Camp Story Contest Winners

ON THE COVER: Photo by Turner & Fitch.

Mark Turner and Caitlin Fitch

When we asked Mark Turner and Caitlin Fitch, who snapped photos for our Summer Camp Guide this week, whether they'd had the camp experience themselves, we got mixed results. "I was awake the whole first night, freaking out," said Mark, "because the counselors told us a Peeping Tom troll lived there that would smell us and follow our scent all the way home." Caitlin answered, "Summer camp? Heck yeah! I wish I could play four square, swim in the pool, and make moss fairy houses all day, every day!" They'll have a new summer remembrance soon — hopefully a good one — as August is their wedding month. Pretty exciting? "That's really exciting!" they both agree.

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Wedding Guide 2014

A Resource Guide for Brides and Grooms to Pull Off their Perfect Wedding

In this age of reality television and weddings that take as much effort as producing a movie, it’s easy to lose sight of the true meaning of the day. Read story.

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Shrub Wars

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City considers new rules of engagement. Read story.

Sports: High School Soccer Heats Up

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Spotlight on the Banff Mountain Film Fest

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The ever-popular world tour returns to the Arlington Theatre February 25 and 26 with 15 new films. Read story.

Carp Author Rebecca Rockwell

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A fourth-generation Carpinterian writes her third western novel. Read story.

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Poodle perseverates over irrational rationing. Read story.

Talking with Former Head of Israeli Spy Agency

Danny Yatom Will Headline Santa Barbara Forum on Sunday

Danny Yatom will headline a forum in Santa Barbara on Sunday. Read story.

Phoenix Reading

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