Community News and Announcements
The Milpas Community Association proudly announces the 60th Annual Milpas Holiday Parade. Read story.
The award-winning, Santa Barbara-based craft brewery teams up with Hensley Beverage Company to serve the Grand Canyon State
Telegraph Brewing Company announced today that their award winning beers are now available in Arizona through Hensley Beverage Company. Read story.
Now serving Fontina Grilled Cheese, Chicken Tortellini Alfredo Pasta, and Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chip Marshmellows
Panera Bread bakery-cafes across Southern California are getting in the holiday spirit with new menu items to celebrate the season. Read story.
Casey Walsh, associate professor of anthropology at UC Santa Barbara, has received the prestigious Paul Farmer Global Citizenship Award from the Center for a Public Anthropology. Read story.
EMMA THOMPSON TO RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS MODERN MASTER AWARD AT THE 29TH SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor actor, screenwriter and producer Emma Thompson with the Modern Master Award at the 29th edition of the Fest, which runs January 30 – February 9, 2014, it was announced today by SBIFF Executive Director Roger Durling. Read story.
Down to Earth Gardening Solutions Hosts Opening Event on Saturday, November 30th, 2013
The Santa Ynez Valley welcomes Down to Earth Gardening Solutions, a new business specializing in organic and heirloom gardening with a penchant for teaching. Read story.
Inspired by author Sherman Alexie’s letter urging fellow authors to step up for independent bookstores, local author will sell books to support “Shop Small” in Santa Barbara
This year’s Small Business Saturday is on November 30th, the Saturday after Black Friday during Thanksgiving weekend. Read story.
Set in the middle of Time Magazine’s “Most Christmas-y Towns in America”, Solvang on Ice will be open from Friday, December 6th through Sunday, December 8th. Read story.
The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) has directed the County of Santa Barbara’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) for the deployment of two disaster recovery specialists to New Mexico in support of the ongoing recovery efforts following severe storms, flooding and debris slides. Read story.
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Foundation honored five Santa Barbara County nonprofits for their contributions to the community during its annual awards presentation at the Chumash Casino Resort’s AAA Four Diamond-rated restaurant, The Willows. Read story.
New additions bring number of UCSB Fellows to 13, with last year’s inaugural 10
Three members of UC Santa Barbara’s faculty have been named to the 2014 Fellows class of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). Read story.
It may never be the same Bat Time or the Same Bat Channel for Make-A-Wish after Miles’ wish to be Bat Kid captured the imagination of the world last week. Read story.
Parker Coffin (Santa Barbara, CA), 18, and Chelsea Tuach (BRB), 17, have claimed the inaugural Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 1-Star Sprite Soup Bowl Pro Junior presented by the Barbados Tourism Authority in flawless three-to-five foot reef-break barrels at Soup Bowl. Read story.
Visionary publisher and founder of Libraries Unlimited, Dr. Bohdan Stephan Wynar, passed away on November 9th in Aurora, Colorado. Read story.
UNION BANK AND EVERFI LAUNCH NEW FINANCIAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM WITH LOCAL SCHOOLS, COMMUNITY GROUPS IN CENTRAL COAST
Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara Students Attend Financial Education Launch Event with Local Authors John and Diane Tuzee, Demonstrations of New Online Financial Education Curriculum
As part of its ongoing commitment to responsible banking, Union Bank, N.A., has partnered with the leading financial education technology company EverFi, Inc., as the first bank on the Central Coast to bring the company’s award-winning financial literacy education programs to students at schools and community organizations in the region. Read story.