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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Outstanding women in entrepreneurship are honored

Outstanding women in entrepreneurship are honored By SBFLM Staff Working in hospitality is not a 9-to-5 position, as Pamela Webber knows from her early days managing hotels in Santa Barbara. Webber can recall guests making late-night requests and can tell other interesting stories from life in Santa Barbara since the 1950s. Webber and 11 other women won awards in various […]

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11th annual Carpinteria Artist Studio Tour on Mother’s Day weekend

The annual Carpinteria and Summerland Artists Studio Tour takes place for the 11th consecutive year on Mother’s Day weekend, May 13th and 14th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. This event is free and open to the community with approximately 30 artist studios open for touring throughout beautiful Carpinteria and Summerland. The Artists Studio Tour is a unique opportunity to see and buy work of established artists as well […]

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Mom to 213 kids Delights in Reuniting Families

Lillian Pipersburg encourages others to consider becoming foster parents Contributed Sometimes, becoming a resource family to kids in foster care is about celebrating the little things — school improvements, soccer games, and positive attitude shifts — as well as birthdays and anniversaries. At other times, it’s about celebrating the sheer magnitude of a family reuniting. At Lillian Pipersburg’s house, it’s about […]

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Even a superhero needs some help

Hooter Holster by Carey Bradshaw reinvents the breast-pumping bra with multi-tasking moms in mind By Leah Etling The logo for the Hooter Holster, Carey Bradshaw’s innovative breast-pumping bra, is a superhero mom who is heading out to save the world with a baby in her arms. Spend even a few minutes talking to Bradshaw, a San Diego native who lived […]

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Isla Vista sidewalk project to begin in April

Construction on the 2016/17 Isla Vista Sidewalk Improvement Project is scheduled to begin on April 3. Contractors will construct a continuous pedestrian path on the north side of Sabado Tarde Road from Camino Corto to Camino Pescadero, for a total length of 2,400 feet. The project also includes two sections located on Sueno Road at Camino Corto and Sueno Road and […]

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Low-cost vaccine, microchipping clinic for pets Feb. 25

Affordable vaccinations and microchipping will be availableto Santa Barbara County pet owners and their four-legged family members at Goleta Valley Community Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Feb. 25. Project PetSafe and the Goleta Valley Community Center Licensing Clinic will provide vaccinations for serious diseases such as rabies ($6),  DHPP ($14), and Bordetella ($14) as well as inserting microchips for $30. Project PetSafe is a program […]

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Teen Star performers chosen for finale on Feb. 25

After months of preparation and three big days of auditions from some of Santa Barbara’s most talented teenagers, Teen Star is proud to announce the top ten finalists who will perform and compete in the Showcase Finale on February 25 at the Arlington Theatre. These young singers have been selected after interviewing and auditioning before a panel of judges, and the top 10 will go […]

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Rain Season Advisory

In anticipation of the approaching rainfall event, the Santa Barbara County Environmental Health Services Division reminds residents about health issues associated with storm water runoff. Storm water is untreated rain water that flows through the drain system into creeks, the ocean and other waterways. Studies indicate that contact with storm water may increase the risk for certain types of illnesses […]

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