Help needed to fill ‘care packages’ for troops

Help needed to fill ‘care packages’ for troops SBFLM Staff Cathy Calabro, an independent sales director for Mary Kay Cosmetics, travels from the Santa Barbara area to Solvang each month with dozens of bottles of sunscreen — not for local customers, but for American troops in combat zones. Santa Ynez Valley We Support the Troops Inc. is seeking more sponsors […]

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Single Tickets Now on Sale for Opera Santa Barbara’s New Season

Company will present Massenet’s Manon and Rossini’s The Barber of Seville in 2017-18. Standout casts include acclaimed soprano Sarah Coburn. Staff Report Single tickets are on sale for Opera Santa Barbara’s 2017-18 season, which will open with a sumptuous production of Jules Massenet’s sultry Manon starring celebrated soprano Sarah Coburn on November 3 and 5, followed by a frolicsome staging of Gioachino Rossini’s enduring comic masterwork The […]

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More SB County kids getting vaccinations

More SB County kids getting vaccinations Sam Goldman Contributing Writer Reversing a recent trend, vaccination rates in California have quickly climbed again, which medical and school officials credit to new community outreach efforts and a recent state law barring personal-belief exemptions from school vaccination requirements. In Santa Barbara County, the number of kindergarten students receiving all their shots rose 1.5 percent over […]

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Live ship-to-shore video telecast to the Exploration Vessel Nautilus at the Central Library

The public is invited to the Santa Barbara Central Library to join a live ship-to-shore video telecast to the Exploration Vessel Nautilus, which will be exploring deep water canyons and reefs in Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary off the Coast of San Francisco at noon on Saturday, August 12. The ship just completed exploration in Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary to map […]

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State grant providing arts education in New Cuyama

State grant providing arts education in New Cuyama Staff report The California Arts Council has awarded $4,500 to Explore Ecology as part of its Artists in Schools Extension program. With support from this grant, Explore Ecology’s Art From Scrap program will provide arts and environmental education to youth from 6 to 12 years old in New Cuyama. Those students in the far northeast corner […]

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Caballero to chair local Heart Walk

Caballero to chair local Heart Walk Staff report Union Bank Regional Manager Vince  Caballero will chair the American Heart Association’s Santa Barbara Heart & Stroke Walk/Run for the second consecutive year. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing the American Heart Association’s “Healthy Living” initiative with a key focus on bringing new leadership and company involvement to the […]

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