Community News and Announcements

Veterans Treatment Court Graduation on May 23, 2014

The second Veterans Treatment Court Graduation will be commenced on May 23, 2014, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial Building located at 112 West Cabrillo Boulevard in Santa Barbara, California. Read story.

Isla Vista Food Cooperative presents the 2014 Cooperative Community Fund Grants.

On Saturday 17 May at 1:00pm the Isla Vista Food Cooperative in association with the Twin Pines Cooperative Fund will present the 2014 Cooperative Community Fund grants. Read story.

Garden Court Senior Residents Celebrate Art for the Ages

Recently, Garden Court residents welcomed the public to their second annual “Art for the Ages” celebration. Read story.


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.

Benefit Golf Outing Raises Over $370,000 for Vitamin Angels

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.

United Way of Santa Barbara County Hosts 91st Annual Awards Celebration on May 7th.

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.

Goleta Valley Beautiful Announces 13th Heritage Tree & History Tour

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.

IdeaWork Studios Taps into Santa Barbara’s History to Rebrand Hotel Milo

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.

SBCC's Scheinfeld Center Announces Student Winners of its 4th Annual New Venture Challenge

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.

Valle Verde Retirement Community Receives Looking Good Santa Barbara’s Spirit of Service Award

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.

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