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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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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AHA! hosting Sing it Out April 30

AHA! (Attitude.Harmony.Acheivement.), a non-profit organization dedicated to combatting bullying in schools and improving the self-esteem of teenagers ages 13-19, through the application of social and emotional learning and creative expression. On April 30, AHA! will host their biggest event, Sing It Out, an annual public performance by a dozen select AHA! After School Program members. This year, the event has moved to a […]

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