This year the State of Halloween was fun again for John Wiley.
In the austere beauty of this season before rainy season, John Wiley flew a "moisture survey."
After our light rain, John Wiley discovered the Santa Ynez Valley still looks dry.
With storms in the forecast, John Wiley asks for your predictions on how these aerial views will change
These "gull's eye" memories from John Wiley show some of the various activities off our beaches.
John Wiley got this view of Morro Rock looking like a volcano, and the Front Fire looking like it might be diminishing.
Is it the unusual foam that caught John Wiley's attention as he flew past the harbor?
One of the many things John Wiley enjoys about the Fiesta Parade is the "fire brigade" and he got some pix of kids fired up by it.
Construction at the Miramar and other sites around town passed beneath John Wiley's wings in these pics.
It looks like another long hot Summer ahead, and we've already had three wildfires that John Wiley flew past yesterday.
Summer saw John Wiley flying to Calgary taking in delightful sights, dodging storms, fleeing fires, and visiting.
John Wiley shares a different aerial view of Holiday Hill after the Holiday fire in Goleta.
SF, Lake San Antonio, and our hills called John Wiley homeward Monday.
The air was clearing as John Wiley approached Klamath to land and discover how it has changed.
A variety of fireworks passed beneath John Wiley's wings this year.
This color haul and construction both stood out for John Wiley along our coast.
Views of Santa Barbara's new home for art, and the science of highway hydrology from John Wiley's flights.
Flying our coast, John Wiley saw an unusual dolphin fest and a hint of Tangerine.
Can you identify the summit and the "volcano" in these pics from John Wiley?
Sunset scenes from Zaca Lake and Figueroa Mountain to Cachuma reminded John Wiley of how much beauty we enjoy here.
Flying our coast colors again, John Wiley found more fascinating scenes to share from Carp to Butterfly.
John shares a photo of a large group gathering for a "Chinatown" walking tour.
Past a forgotten zoo and a landless ranch, painterly point, executive getaway, and familiar farm, John Wiley gets closer to home.
John Wiley is concerned the fog layer will prevent the launch to Mars from taking place at Vandenberg Air Force Base.
John Wiley sings Happy Earthday to Santa Barbara with these overviews of our green coast.
Can it be our hills are showing some green already in John Wiley's pic from the Farmer's Market?
Several years ago John Wiley saw "Sponge Bob" rock but couldn't find it again. He's found it, next to Carrion Cave.
The wind let up and John Wiley flew out for another scenic visit to Point Conception.
Rincon is beautiful, sure. But surfing is what makes it famous, as John Wiley's aerial pics celebrate.
Here are a few more spectacular views of our coast from John Wiley's scenic flight Sunday.