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Though real life in our city is not much like the classic soap opera Santa Barbara, it does seem to attract quite a few familiar faces. Some of these folks call Santa Barbara their home while others are just stopping by for a visit. Either way, we're glad they're here.

Kenny Loggins - Singer, songwriter and generous fundraiser Kenny Loggins is a familiar face in the Santa Barbara area. Today Kenny sits down with SantaBarbara.com to talk about his life in Santa Barbara, raising a family with his wife Julia, fund raising for charities, his health products for children and his popular book The Unimaginable Life.
Kirk Douglas - Santa Barbara resident Kirk Douglas welcomed his fans to a book signing at Borders Bookstore on State Street. My Stroke of Luck, his eighth book, deals with the various aspects of a stroke Douglas experienced several years ago and the struggles of his recovery.

John Cleese - Local Santa Barbaran John Cleese appeared at the Lobero Theater for "An Evening with John Cleese" where he showed his classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Afterwards he entertained the audience with a hilarious question & answer session. He ended the evening with a wine & cheese gathering at the Wine Cask Intermezzo.

Glen Phillips - Santa Barbara High graduate and local resident Glen Phillips was the lead singer for Toad The Wet Sprocket on Columbia Records from 1986 until 1998. He is now touring as a solo act with his great voice, his acoustic guitar, and his exceptional songwriting abilities.
Ray Manzarek - keyboardist for the legendry rock band The Doors, is sighted at Border Bookstore promoting his book "Poet in Exile." View pictures and web movies of Mr. Manzarek telling stories and playing classic tunes like "Riders On The Storm" and "Light My Fire."