Community News and Announcements
The State Employment Development Department (EDD) released today the unemployment rate and other jobs data for the month of January 2014. Read story.
Assemblymember Das Williams has selected Cheryl Rollings, president and chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood, Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo Counties, Inc., to be the 2014 Woman of the Year. Read story.
Fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara
The Athletic Dept. at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara is currently planning their 5th annual 2014 March Madness Basketball-A-Thon on Friday and Saturday March 14th & 15th in an effort to raise $50,000.00 commemorating our 76th Anniversary, through the athletic booster program. Read story.
Community Action Commission (CAC) Head Start was recently evaluated by the federal government for compliance with the program’s national Performance Standards. Read story.
“The Reopening of The Franklin Trail” is a new film recently completed by Larry Nimmer for the City of Carpinteria. Read story.
Government Surveillance, Secrecy and the Retaliation Against Whistleblowers: Civil Liberties in the National Security State
Susan Herman, President of the National ACLU, will present a talk on the implications of government surveillance programs on civil liberties. Read story.
This spring, enjoy lunch in Wine Cask’s historic courtyard and dine on seasonal favorites while supporting Junior League of Santa Barbara (JLSB). Read story.
In a March 2014 state-wide study of auto insurance rates throughout the state of California, Santa Barbara ranked #37 (out of 210 cities) putting it in the top 20% of the most affordable California towns to insure your automobile. Read story.
Class Offered at Alan Hancock College to Teach Businesses and Non-Profit Social Media Marketing Tips
This award winning marketing class will teach students how to enhance their business and bottom line using Social Media. Read story.
Final video will debut at Campaign for Student Success kick-off party April 4th at 5pm
Santa Barbarans and the worldwide community are invited to show their love for Santa Barbara City College by learning the new SBCC Cheer! Read story.
On February 6, 2014 Community Partners in Caring honored over 60 of the 80 volunteers at the 16th Annual Recognition Luncheon. Read story.
The Goleta City Council awarded $20,000 in community grants at its meeting on Tuesday. Read story.
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is continuing its campaign to increase enrollment in affordable health insurance for the uninsured. Read story.
Santa Barbara County Animal Services is recommending the community to be on high alert after identifying cases of apparent distemper in raccoons in the Santa Barbara area. Read story.
Ten garagiste winemakers pour pizza pairings at Solvang’s Cecco Ristorante alongside gourmet wood-fired pizzas, handmade pastas, and more; kicks off two-day festival highlighting 60 winemakers from Sa
A Friday Night Pizza and Wine Pairing Party has been added to the line-up for this month’s “Garagiste Festival: Southern Exposure.” Read story.