Community News and Announcements
La Cumbre Plaza Hosts Free Outdoor Movie Series in June
Bring the entire family to La Cumbre Plaza to enjoy free outdoor movies starting at sundown each Friday night in June. Read story.
The Vitamin Shoppe and Nature’s Value Host Fundraiser in Support of Vitamin Angels.
Over 200 golfers teed off at the Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, New Jersey for a good cause at the 5th Annual Vitamin Angels Benefit Golf Outing on Monday, May 5. Read story.
Awards Honor Outstanding Efforts Individuals and Organizations of the Santa Barbara Community
United Way of Santa Barbara County hosted its 91st Annual Awards Celebration at the Four Seasons Biltmore Resort in Montecito on Wednesday, May 7th. Read story.
Introducing PRESSED AGENCY A Boutique Communications Agency Specializing in Marketing, PR and Social Media Strategies
PRESSED AGENCY announces its launch as a boutique communications agency blending marketing, PR and social media tactics, founded in the Spring of 2014 in Santa Barbara, CA, by longtime resident and experienced publicist Sarah Clark. Read story.
The Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Four New Custody Deputies During National Correctional Officers and Employees Week
In recognition of “National Correctional Officers and Employees Week,” the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the dedicated and hard-working professionals who make up our custody staff. Read story.
If you have any curiosity about the tree sentinels of Goleta Valley, and the historical background of the original settlers to this area, then this tour is for you. Read story.
Branding and interactive agency IdeaWork Studios, renowned for their work with prominent boutique hotels and fine restaurants around the country, has recently completed a major rebranding, right here in Santa Barbara. Read story.
At its Tuesday, April 29 meeting, the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) Board of Directors approved a new service plan for the 2014 fiscal year that addresses schedule adherence and capacity issues within the system. Read story.
Family Service Agency will pay special tribute to Marni and Michael Cooney at its Honoring Families Celebration scheduled for Saturday, May 17 from 3 to 6 p.m. at a private venue in Carpinteria. Read story.
Santa Barbara City College’s Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation announced student winners for its 4th Annual New Venture Challenge that took place on Friday, May 2 at the Fé Bland Forum on SBCC’s West Campus. Read story.
ospice of Santa Barbara Seeks Compassionate and Dedicated Volunteers to Join "I Have a Friend" Program
Adult volunteers needed to work with grieving children
Hospice of Santa Barbara is seeking volunteers to make a difference in a child’s life by joining the “I Have a Friend”® Mentor program. Read story.
Today, Valle Verde Retirement Community received Looking Good Santa Barbara’s Spirit of Service Award in recognition of their extensive waste reduction efforts. Read story.
It is common for a clothes dryer to build up lint inside and eventually catch fire. Read story.
Santa Barbara Police Officers Association (SBPOA) and Lompoc Police Officers Association (LPOA) Endorse Sheriff Bill Brown for Re-Election
The Santa Barbara Police Officers Association (SBPOA) and the Lompoc Police Officers Association have joined over 1,100 other organizations, elected officials, law enforcement leaders, community supporters and citizens in endorsing Sheriff Bill Brown for re-election. Read story.
In the first case of its kind in 15 years, a commercial sea urchin diver in Southern California was convicted of poaching abalone and six other resource violations, given a stiff fine and his fishing privileges revoked for life. Read story.