Santa Barbara has abundant Instagram-worthy locations

Santa Barbara has abundant Instagram-worthy locations by Visit Santa Barbara Around every corner and through each paseo, visitors can treat their eyes to a visual feast in Santa Barbara. With sparkling shorelines, Spanish-infused architecture, opulent gardens and sunsets that are worthy of being branded #nofilter, this is a destination that was made for Instagram. If you feel that your social […]

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Santa Barbara Lays Out Rationale for Sales Tax Increase to Fund Infrastructure Backlog

Proposed 1-percent hike would bring the city an estimated $22 million a year for much-needed work By Sam Goldman, Noozhawk Staff Writer Two weeks out from adopting final language for a ballot measure, Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider and City Administrator Paul Casey are voicing the rationale for a 1-percent sales tax increase that would fund much-needed infrastructure work. A 1-percent, or one cent, increase […]

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Montecito Bank & Trust CEO Joins United Way of SB’s Young Leaders Society for Inaugural Leadership Series

 United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Young Leaders Society will welcome Montecito Bank & Trust Chairman & CEO Janet Garufis on June 15 to its inaugural Leadership Series discussion, designed to encourage purpose-driven leadership in the Santa Barbara community. This special event will be open to the community 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at The Sandbox, 414 Olive Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Tickets are $5 for […]

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Outstanding women in entrepreneurship are honored

Outstanding women in entrepreneurship are honored By SBFLM Staff Working in hospitality is not a 9-to-5 position, as Pamela Webber knows from her early days managing hotels in Santa Barbara. Webber can recall guests making late-night requests and can tell other interesting stories from life in Santa Barbara since the 1950s. Webber and 11 other women won awards in various […]

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Santa Barbara June Events Calendar

June Events Calendar   8 Whale Whisperer – 7 – 8:30 p.m. at SB Maritime Museum – Gray Whale Wisdom founders and Breath of the Whales authors Keith Grey Hale & Carolyn Gorman open a dialogue exploring cetacean science and the connection between humans and whales. Cost is $5/members and $15/non-members. Log onto www.sbmm.org for more info. 9 Member Appreciation […]

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Castillo Street concrete slab project to begin June 19

Castillo Street concrete slab project to begin June 19 Staff Report An emergency project to improve conditions on the US Highway 101 undercrossing at Castillo Street will begin on Monday, June 19.  This project will include the installation of a reinforced concrete slab which will be placed three to four inches above the current pavement and the water which accumulates beneath it. […]

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Awards honor local business, technology leaders

Awards honor local business, technology leaders Staff Report   Four individuals and two local businesses were honored at the 2017 South Coast Business & Technology Awards, the region’s largest networking event for the business and technology industries. Almost 700 guests gathered at the Fess Parker Hotel and Resort to celebrate local leaders who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to the […]

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Santa Barbara May Events Calendar

May Events Calendar If you are interested in placing events please email news@santabarbarafamilylife.com for more information! 2 Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile – 7 p.m. The Granada Theatre – Tickets range from $29 to $154. Log onto https://artsandlectures.ucsb.edu/Details.aspx?PerfNum=3505 for more information. 3 David Sedaris – 8 p.m. Arlington Theatre – Tickets range from $22 – $28. Join Sedaris […]

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