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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To Help Storm Victims, Give to Verified Relief Agencies

By Santa Barbara County Joint Information Center Firefighters appreciate that the community wants to make donations of food, clothing and money, but they want the community to know they are adequately taken care of and ask that people donate to disaster relief organizations such as the American Red Cross, Foodbank of Santa Barbara County, etc. United Way of Santa Barbara County […]

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Evacuation Warnings Lifted for Summerland and Carpinteria

By Tom Bolton Evacuations warnings will be lifted at noon Saturday for Summerland and Carpinteria, according to Incident Commanders overseeing the Montecito flooding response. The affected areas are south of Highway 192/Foothill Road between Ortega Ridge Road and the Santa Barbara County line to the east; and areas north of Highway 192/Foothill Road east of Toro Canyon Road. Officials cautioned […]

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Initial distribution to be made from Thomas Fire Fund by United Way of Ventura County through Red Cross

Staff Report Before the end of the year, $500 prepaid credit cards will begin going out to up to 1,000 residents whose homes were destroyed by the Thomas Fire in the first distribution from the United Way Thomas Fire Fund. The American Red Cross of the Central Coast will process payments through their case management system. United Way of Ventura […]

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First fires, now prepare for flooding

By Raiza Giorgi As the end of the year wraps up there have been several major fires in the Santa Barbara County area from the Thomas Fire that is currently the second largest fire in California history, and the Whittier Fire that burned in the Santa Ynez Mountains back in July. Santa Barbara County Public Works said that there isn’t […]

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