Give a Little

• From now until December 21, Edison customers can exchange old Christmas light strands for more energy-efficient bulbs that lower your electric bill and help save the environment. Check out or call 963-0583 x105 for locations.

•The Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants to fill three primary seats and six alternate positions on its advisory council. Seats are available in many different positions and the term length is two years. Call 966-7107 x422 for more info or visit

• Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is launching its Stuff the Bus campaign, hoping you’ll donate new, unwrapped toys for children in need to partner locations Starbucks, the S.B. Police Department, S.B. Museum of Natural History, Ty Warner Sea Center, the Santa Barbara YMCA, Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort, Antioch University, Fresco Cafe at the Santa Barbara Art Museum, or at the Peoples’ Self-Help Housing main office (26 E. Victoria St.), which will also accept financial donations. Call 962-5152 or visit for more info.

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