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HOME WINE COMPETITION NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES

You are invited to submit your wines to Santa Barbara County Fair Home Wine Competition to be held June 14th, 2014 at the Santa Barbara Fair Park in Santa Maria.  Read story.

STATE TRAILS DAY COMMUNITY EVENT, APRIL 12 at COLD SPRING TRAIL

Saturday, April 12, 2014 is State Trails Day. Read story.

SANTA YNEZ TRIBAL HEALTH CLINIC, ARMY RESERVE AND NATIONAL GUARD TO OFFER FREE DENTAL, MEDICAL SERVICES

Services open to uninsured community members May 5 to 16 and June 2 to 13

The Santa Ynez Tribal Health Clinic will team up once again with the Army Reserve and National Guard to provide dental and medical services free of charge on May 5 to 16 and again on June 2 to 13 for anyone unable to access basic health care due to a lack of insurance. Read story.

“Santa Barbara Teens Host Fifth Annual Sports Drive”

--Gently Used Sports Equipment & Clothing Donations Needed--

Local students are combining their love of sports with community service. Read story.

“Santa Barbara Teens Host Fifth Annual Sports Drive”

--Gently Used Sports Equipment & Clothing Donations Needed--

Local students are combining their love of sports with community service. Read story.

The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara Announces Entertainment for “Surf’s Up for Kids” Dinner & Auction

For immediate release. The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara is holding its annual Dinner and Auction “Surf’s Up for Kids” on Saturday, April 26th, at 5:30 pm at Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort, presented by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and Lyons Family Foundation, and sponsored by Montecito Bank & Trust, and other valuable community partners. Read story.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office Holds Press Conference April 11, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. commemorating National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Santa Barbara, California – April 6 through April 12 is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

District Attorney Joyce Dudley and the District Attorney’s Office will commemorate our nation’s progress in advancing victims’ rights by honoring four outstanding citizens: a Victim of Crime, Cora Boden; a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department Detective, Ray Gamboa; and, Good Samaritans, Nick McGilvray and William Barbaree. Read story.

Santa Barbara International Film Festival Extends Dates for the 30th Edition

SBIFF ALSO INTRODUCES A NEW SUMMER FOREIGN FILM FESTIVAL – THE WAVE FILM FESTIVAL FEATURING NEW FRENCH CINEMA FOR ITS FIRST YEAR July 16 – 20, 2014

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival has set Tuesday, January 27 through Saturday, February 7, 2015 as the dates for the 30th edition. Read story.

Statement on Events in Isla Vista on April 5th 2014

From the Associated Students UCSB Executives

What happened the night of April 5th 2014 in Isla Vista was tragic and the students of UCSB are in part to blame for it. Read story.

Starbucks center acquired in largest ever commercial sale on Coast Village Road

Investor’s first foray in commercial real estate lands big prize with $14.5 Million purchase

A prime piece of high visibility Montecito real estate has traded in a $14.5 Million off-market deal, marking the largest sale of commercial property ever on Coast Village Road. Read story.

Carpinteria Beautiful’s 17th Annual Home & Garden Tour Saturday, April 26, 11am to 5pm

The excitement is building, as the days get longer and everywhere around you spring is in full bloom. Read story.

First District Announces Openings on Boards and Commissions

County Supervisor Salud Carbajal is seeking community members who live in the First District and are interested in serving on the Santa Barbara County Historic Landmarks Advisory Committee (HLAC) and the Air Pollution Control District Community Advisory Council (CAC). Read story.

Brews at the Beach, Santa Barbara April 12, 2014

The 2nd Annual Brews at the Beach, one of the newest and most exciting events in Santa Barbara, is occurring on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 12:00am to 4:00pm (11:00am for VIP) at Chase Palm Park (soccer field). Read story.

PEOPLES’ SELF-HELP HOUSING FOUNDER JEANETTE DUNCAN RETIRES; BOARDS NAMES PSHH EXECUTIVE VP JOHN FOWLER AS NEW PSHH PRESIDENT/ CEO AND TDG PRESIDENT

The boards of Peoples’ Self-Help Housing and The Duncan Group (TDG) announce the planned retirement of long-term founder, President/CEO, and activist Jeanette Duncan on Monday, March 31, 2014. Read story.

Sheer Delights Boutique Grand Opening Saturday, April 26

New boutique specializes in lingerie and more

Sheer Delights Lingerie and Accessories will be opening its doors to Santa Barbara locals and tourists April 26th from 10am – 6 pm and will offer a wide array of lingerie, intimate apparel and accessories. Read story.

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