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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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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Talk at Westmont probes big data, surveillance

In a world that is increasingly under surveillance and digital control, Donald Patterson, professor of computer science, answers the question, “Should We Hide from Big Data?” in a lecture on Thursday, April 13, at 5:30 p.m. at University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St. No tickets are required; the limited seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please call (805) […]

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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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Seniors at Westmont showing “As of Yet Unknown” Art

Seniors at Westmont showing “As of Yet Unknown” Art Staff Report Fourteen graduating art majors will offer the capstone art projects, which span painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, performance and video, April 6-May 6 at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. A free, public opening reception for “As of Yet Unknown” is Thursday, April 6, from 4-6 p.m. “This year’s class […]

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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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