Jamie Slone Wines hosts local popup for Richie’s Barbershop from Montecito

Fire department and law enforcement personnel along with many local residents have been getting their haircuts with Richie’s Barbershop at a new pop up location at Jamie Slone Wines in downtown Santa Barbara. The wine tasting room is located in the historic El Paseo in the Presidio. Richie’s Barbershop, located on Coast Village Road has been a part of the […]

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Santa Barbara Symphony to Present Free Benefit Concert

The Santa Barbara Symphony, in partnership with Montecito Bank & Trust and the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, invites the community to gather on Thursday, January 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Granada Theatre for a free concert featuring guitarist and artist-in-residence Pablo Sáinz Villegas accompanied by a small orchestra. Montecito Bank & Trust volunteers will be on hand to collect donations […]

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Santa Barbara Airbus Modifies LAX Shuttle Trips & Route to Provide Service During Current Highway 101 Mudslide Closure

Staff Report After devastating mudslides in the Santa Barbara area, US Highway 101 is closed between Santa Barbara (Milpas Street) and Carpinteria (Hwy 150) indefinitely.  In an ongoing effort to provide transportation during the closure, Santa Barbara Airbus continues to operate their LAX shuttle service under a modified schedule to offer travelers a way to and from Los Angeles International […]

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Direct Relief CEO to discuss charity work

The president and CEO of Direct Relief will discuss the international humanitarian medical aid group’s work, including its response to recent local disasters, at the California Lutheran University Corporate Leaders Breakfast in Santa Barbara on Thursday, Feb. 1. Thomas Tighe will present “Changing the World of Charities” during the event, which runs from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at The Fess Parker resort. Ranked […]

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Storms, mudslide effecting Cox service in Santa Barbara

Contributed The severe storms and mudslides that hit Santa Barbara County have impacted video, internet, phone and home security services to some Cox Communications residential and business customers. While the majority of our customers are not impacted and continue to have service, some customers are experiencing service outages. In some instances, customers may have power in their home, but are […]

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Entrepreneur Workshop for Women Rescheduled for Jan. 31

By Chrystal Clifton for Beautiful, Bold Business Beautiful, Bold Business is the topic of a workshop planned for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Impact Hub Chapala Center, 1221 Chapala St., Santa Barbara. The event originally was set for Dec. 13. The workshop will be presented by Soul Stamina founder Anne Ribley and Chrystalize Consulting founder Chrystal Clifton, who said, […]

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SFSB Extends Application Deadline to January 21

Staff Report In light of ongoing disruptions resulting from the Thomas Fire and recent flooding, the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara has extended the application deadline for its general and employer-sponsored scholarship programs to January 21. The deadline had been January 15. Applications can be completed via the Scholarship Foundation website, www.sbscholarship.org. “We feel this is absolutely the right thing to do given […]

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Belmond El Encanto Hotel in Santa Barbara Offers Huge Room Discounts to Montecito-area Evacuees Fleeing Flooding, Mudslides

Staff Report The Belmond El Encanto is offering discounts of 50 percent or more off of rooms for any local residents seeking shelter after being evacuated due to the local flooding or mudslides. The luxury hotel is offering the steep room discounts as an official sponsor of the Global Citizens Club, a new initiative started this year by the World […]

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Free Pet Boarding for Mudslide Evacuees

By Jeanise S. Eaton for San Roque Pet Hospital San Roque Pet Hospital has announced it is offering to help those evacuated or losing their homes from the Montecito mudslides with free boarding for their dogs and cats. San Roque Pet Hospital is a part of the Santa Barbara Veterinary Group comprised of three locally owned veterinary hospitals: San Roque Pet […]

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U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to speak at the Arlington on Jan. 25

Staff Report UCSB Arts & Lectures presents an evening with former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., Jan. 25, at the Arlington Theatre. Dr. Rice will share her unparalleled expertise on global affairs, national security and education. Pre-signed books will be available for purchase at the event. From January 2005-2009, Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the […]

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