Author: SBCR2018

The Effects of Growing Up Under the Poverty Line on Latina Youth

By Jacob Balsam. Imagine for a second that you are a 12-year-old Latina sitting with your mother watching television when a man attempts to smash your window to break into your house and steal your belongings. Unfortunately for one anonymous…

Combating the Cycle of Cyberbullying

By Kristina Kenney Many times a child being bullied is like a duck floating along a pond as predators swim below.  They struggle to appear calm and unruffled on the surface, but below where no one can see they are paddling…

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is one of the oldest botanic gardens in the United States founded in 1926.   “The Garden is a 78-acre educational and scientific institution fostering the conservation of California’s native plants and serves as a role model…

Alzheimer’s in Colombia Part I

ALZHEIMER’S IN COLOMBIA: The people of Colombia bring hope to the rest of the world to find a cause for Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Kenneth Kosik and Margarita Del Valle travelled to Medellin, Colombia from  Santa Barbara, CA to film a…

Carlos Miguel Prieto – Youth Orchestra of the Americas

MEXICAN ORCHESTRA CONDUCTOR  Carlos Miguel Prieto works with young musicians at the Youth Orchestra of the Americas to inspire excellence:  “We need to convince our leaders, our business men, our politicians, that music is not this luxury for people to…