A man saunters on the walking path at the Sheffield Reservoir in the Riviera area of Santa Barbara.
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A stroll through Santa Barbara’s Riviera neighborhood

A man saunters on the walking path at the Sheffield Reservoir in the Riviera area of Santa Barbara. (Lawrence K. Ho, Los Angeles Times)
The view from Mission Ridge Road in the Riviera area of Santa Barbara. (Lawrence K. Ho, Los Angeles Times)
Tennis courts and swimming are among the amenities in the Rocky Nook park in Santa Barbara’s Riviera neighborhood. (Lawrence K. Ho, Los Angeles Times)
The view from the garden of the home on Las Tunas Road in the Riviera area of Santa Barbara. (Lawrence K. Ho, Los Angeles Times)
A home on Alameda Padre Serra, which horizontally bisects Santa Barbara’s Riviera. Known locally as APS, the roadway is named after the founder of the California missions, Father Junipero Serra.  (Lawrence K. Ho, Los Angeles Times)
Among local landmarks is the Santa Barbara Mission. (Lawrence K. Ho, Los Angeles Times)
Michael Guiterrez relaxes in the bed of his truck in the Rocky Nook Park in the Riviera area of Santa Barbara. (Lawrence K. Ho, Los Angeles Times)
This home on Mission Ridge Road in Santa Barbara sold in August for $3,375,000. (Lawrence K. Ho, Los Angeles Times)
Santa Barbara’s Sheffield Reservoir. (Lawrence K. Ho, Los Angeles Times)
This home on Las Tunas Road, known as “Cuartro Vientos” (Four Winds), is a 1929 Spanish Colonial Revival estate by architect Reginald Johnson, who also designed Santa Barbara’s Biltmore Hotel. The home has seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms and stands on 3.25 acres. (Lawrence K. Ho, Los Angeles Times)
Sprawling homes on the hillside of the Riviera section of Santa Barbara. (Lawrence K. Ho, Los Angeles Times)
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