Community News and Announcements
Graham Tatomer, a rising star on the American riesling and grüner veltliner scene, has announced that he recently left his post as winemaker for Martian Ranch & Vineyards in Los Alamos, to devote himself full-time to his relatively nascent brand. Read story.
9th ANNUAL AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA BICYCLE RACE RIDING THROUGH SANTA YNEZ VALLEY ON THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014
BACKGROUND: Solvang was an official Amgen Tour of California Host City in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011 for the prestigious Individual Time Trial stage. Read story.
INTERNATIONAL SERIES and MASTERSERIES
INTERNATIONAL SERIES at The Granada Theatre 2014-2015 Season Sponsorship provided by SAGE Publications Read story.
UCSB’s Fred Wudl is recognized by Britain’s Royal Society of Chemistry
UC Santa Barbara’s Fred Wudl, a research professor in chemistry and materials engineering, has received the 2014 Spiers Memorial Award for his many innovative developments in the field of organic electroactive materials and plastic electronics. Read story.
Who: PODER (People Organized for the Defense and Equal Rights of Santa Barbara Youth) will gather with other organizations, city leaders, and community members, including Pedro Garcia, one of the 11 defendants in opposing the injunction. Read story.
Two new dance pieces based on classic tales, performed by State Street Ballet dancers and San Marcos High School students. Read story.
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and SYV Youth Recreation Unveil Los Olivos School’s New Tennis Courts
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians held a reception at Los Olivos Elementary School on Wednesday to unveil the campus’ newly renovated, multi-use tennis court facility – a $120,000 project donated through a partnership between the tribe and Santa Ynez Valley Youth Recreation. Read story.
Top prize of $500 to be awarded
The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) is seeking artwork that can be used in various print and electronic publications to promote transit ridership. Read story.
Thursday, May 22nd, 5:30-9:30pm
When it comes to gorgeous art, fabulous wine and great food all in one evening, no one does it better than Downtown Santa Barbara. Read story.
In Effect for the Week; Winds Could Produce Elevated Particle Levels
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District today issued an Air Quality Watch for Northern Santa Barbara County, to be in effect until Saturday morning. Read story.
Program also recognizes mathematics student Mark Rychnovsky
Two students from UC Santa Barbara’s College of Creative Studies (CCS) have been recognized by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship program. Read story.
The Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP) was the recipient last Friday of two legislative resolutions honoring its 25 years of service to the feline and human residents of Santa Barbara County. Read story.
The public is invited to attend free Nutrition Classes on Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the front conference room at Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang (enter thru the Physicians Clinic entrance.) Read story.
Three-day event to showcase all things culinary in Santa Barbara inspired by the legacy of local resident Julia Child
With miles of rolling vineyards, dozens of farmers and fishermen, nationally-acclaimed artisans and trendy new restaurants, Santa Barbara County is growing into one of the nation’s top up-and-coming culinary destinations. Read story.
Beginning May 8th, the Santa Barbara County Department of Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services (ADMHS) will offer new mental health outreach services in Carpinteria. Read story.