Community News and Announcements
Stories and announcements from citizens, local business, non-profit, and government sources
The 13th annual Santa Barbara High School’s Alumni Associations “Wall of Fame” induction will take place at 1:00 P.M. in the high school theater. Read story.
The California Highway Patrol announces a new commander for the Santa Barbara Area. Read story.
The Only Non-Commercial Network of Community Television Stations in Santa Barbara Joins Other Local Non-Profit Organizations to Create Public Service Announcements for Televisio
TV Santa Barbara (TVSB) is the only non-profit, community public television network and media arts center in Santa Barbara that provides locally-produced cable and internet programming–connecting local people to local resources and information through live and recorded coverage of community events, business, education, and entertainment. Read story.
The late Irving W. Phillips created the widely syndicated cartoon, “The Strange World of Mr. Mum,” half a century ago -- but his ironic, whimsical humor remains just as relevant in today’s world. Read story.
A night of comedy with legend Don Rickles, who was scheduled to perform at the Chumash Casino Resort on Thursday, March 13, has been canceled due to health reasons. Read story.
The Buellton Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the addition of a Wine Maker Dinner to their event this year! Read story.
Montecito Village Travel was among those Invited to Join Exclusive Group Traveling to Cuba as Part of “People to People Educational Exchange”
Montecito Village Travel Joined with Globus for Four-Day, U.S. Government-Sanctioned Journey
Chris Weatherhead and Connie Miller from Montecito Village Travel at 3329 State Street were among a highly select group of only 50 travel advisors nationally who have just returned from an exclusive Globus Cuba Experience to Havana and beyond. Read story.
New Advisors Specialize in Accounting, Managerial Training and Marketing
The Small Business Development Center of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties announces the addition of three Santa Barbara County-based industry experts to its roster of approximately 30 advisors offering free one-on-one business advising and workshops. Read story.
Family of former UCSB Chancellor Vernon Cheadle, a renowned and prolific botanist, pledges $1.6 million to Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration
If there were a chancellor’s hall of fame, Vernon Cheadle would hold a prominent place. As UC Santa Barbara’s leader in the 1960s and ’70s, he guided the campus through an extraordinary expansion, paving the way for the onetime teacher’s college and then-new addition to the UC system to become the true research university that it is today. Read story.
The Incredible Children’s Art Network (iCAN) is pleased to announce Leisa Cosentino as the organization’s first Director of Finance and Operations. Read story.
Former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson will share her amazing story at 7 p.m. March 11 at the Granada Theater. Read story.
Twenty-six employees of the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office, led by their team captains, Investigators Robert Lowry and Patrick Adams, announce their first-time participation in the annual Challenge Cup/Baker to Vegas relay race, or, as it’s commonly referred to, the “Baker 2 Vegas.” Read story.
Santa Barbara Airport has announced that effective April 1, 2014, Long Term Parking Lot 2, off of Hollister and Frederick Lopez Road, will no longer be available for passenger parking. Read story.
Now leased by Sonos, the 47,000 SF building stands tall as largest office/R&D sale in city of Santa Barbara since 2007
It is the tallest building in the waterfront and boasts some of the area’s best ocean views. Read story.
Clarence Suhr, the driver with the longest seniority in the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District, retired this month, after over 40 years on the job. Read story.