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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Goleta Beach re-opened following sewage spill

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department has re- opened previously closed areas of Goleta Beach following ocean water test results indicating that water quality meets or exceeds state health standards. As a precaution, a portion of the beach was closed yesterday after learning of a spill of untreated sewage. According to Goleta Sanitation District, a partially plugged sewer line […]

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Summer Camp Guide!

SUMMER CAMP GUIDE Dozens of summer camps offer local children opportunities to have fun while learning. GET CREATIVE! ACTION! Movie Making Camp Learn the basics of movie-making from script-writing to editing techniques. Ages 7-12. July 17-Aug. 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $250/week or $225 with cash or check payment. Contact: 284-6114, sbsummerstock@gmail.com or sbsummerstock.com. After-School Languages Summer Camps Students […]

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Roomful of Teeth makes SB debut

Grammy Award-winning vocal project Roomful of Teeth is dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice and will be making their Santa Barbara debut at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26 at Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall. With a borderless repertoire encompassing singing traditions from around the world, the New York-based octet produces sounds that range “from […]

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‘Cooking Up Dreams’ raising money to support at-risk youth

Chefs compete and everyone wins Staff report Everyone is welcome to taste delicious dishes prepared by leading local chefs and support local youth enrichment programs at the third annual Cooking Up Dreams fundraiser and chef competition from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, March 31, at the Fess Parker Doubletree Resort in Santa Barbara. Celebrity judges and up to 300 […]

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Local kids perform community concerts

Local kids perform community concerts Staff Report Local children were featured performers in two free community concerts presented in February by the Santa Barbara Symphony Music Education Center and the Santa Barbara Unified School District at the Marjorie Luke Theatre and San Marcos High School Auditorium. The concert on Feb. 2 featured participants in BRAVO!, an afterschool program that provides […]

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Farmers markets provide fresh produce year-round

Staff Report Even in the winter, farmers in Santa Barbara County and surrounding areas continue to provide high-quality produce at local farmers markets. While markets may be slightly smaller on rainy days, all markets organized through the Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market Association (SBCFMA) remain open as regularly scheduled, unless the weather is so horrendous the farmers can’t get their […]

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