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Daily Edhat - 04/23/14
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City of Goleta Offering Additional Funding for Community Grants
The City of Goleta's community grant program has gotten a makeover and the results are significant.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
SBCC Senior Holly Highfill Selected as Coca-Cola Academic Gold Scholar
Santa Barbara City College senior Holly Highfill recently was selected as a 2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar.
County Supervisors Vote to Put Bed-Tax Increase Measure on November Ballot
Voters will be asked this fall whether to approve a slight increase on taxes paid by visitors who stay in hotels in unincorporated areas of Santa Barbara County.
Goleta Appoints Michelle Greene as Interim City Manager
The City of Goleta needs to replace three of its managers at once, a unique situation for the 12-year-old city.
Long-Term Closure Begins Monday of Gaviota Rest Areas on Highway 101
The Gaviota Safety Roadside Rest Areas on Highway 101 will be closed in both directions beginning Monday, April 28 for approximately nine months for a major project to improve this facility.
Paul Walker's girlfriend Jasmine Pilchard Gosnell struggles to mend broken heart
EXCLUSIVE: 'I walk the streets of one.' Tragic Paul Walker's devastated girlfriend struggles to mend her broken heart as her dad reveals she's in grief counseling Jasmine Pilchard Gosnell, 23, is struggling to cope since her longtime love Paul Walker was killed in a deadly car crash last November Jasmine's dad Casey Gosnell tells MailOnline that ... (more)
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Partners in Environment Recruiting Members to Boost Volunteerism
The Partners in Environment , a coalition of environmental nonprofits that operate on the South Coast, has begun recruiting members in an attempt to boost local volunteerism.
Conservancy, Naples Coalition Share 'Visions of the Gaviota Coast' at Annual Art Show
The two-day exhibit of more than 100 works of art, painted and photographed on the Gaviota Coast, assisted the Naples Coalition and GCC in raising funds and awareness in their efforts to preserve and maintain the beautiful rural character of the Gaviota coastline.
Get Paid to Recycle Your Old Refrigerator or Freezer with SCEEP
The South County Energy Efficiency Partnership , a partnership of Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Co., the cities of Carpinteria, Goleta and Santa Barbara, and the County of Santa Barbara, is hosting a free refrigerator pickup weekend on Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. All residents and businesses in ... (more)
Tropicana Students Package 7,500 Meals for Stop Hunger Now
For several hours on a sunny Thursday afternoon, more than 75 Tropicana Student Living residents and staff along with UCSB lacrosse, UCSB field hockey and local youth soccer teams came together to prepare meal packets for Stop Hunger Now .
Three Dead in Crash on Highway 101 in Santa Barbara
Three people were killed and another critically injured early Monday in a crash on Highway 101, according to the Santa Barbara City Fire Department .
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'Mature Drivers' Refresher Class Can Help Cut Costs
The Center for Lifelong Learning instructor, who has taught the Mature Drivers certificate course since 2002, grabs students' attention by leaving to our imaginations what worst-case consequences might be.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Rotary Clubs of Goleta Help Girsh Park Get Rolling with Annual Egg Hunt
The Rotary Clubs of Goleta were out in force as volunteers helping with this year's Easter Egg Hunt for hundreds of children at Girsh Park .
Santa Barbara Montessori School Brings '20s Roaring to Life with Great Gatsby-Themed Auction
Guests go all in at annual extravaganza to benefit 37-year-old Goleta school and its long history of successful local alumni Santa Barbara Montessori School head of school and co-founder Jim Fitzpatrick is flanked by event chairwoman Caroline Powers, left, and online auction chairwoman Audrey Weiss at the Great Gatsby-themed annual Auction ... (more)
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Pacifica Commercial Realty Reports Strong Commercial Sales, Leasing Activity in 1st Quarter
Market momentum continued from 2013 right into the new year. Sales and leasing activity continued its steady pace - nothing extraordinary, but solid activity in each submarket, and across all product types.
Goleta resident Lisa was in her kitchen when her 3-year-old daughter Anna walked in with her hand out.
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U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in California
Targeted News Service Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 18 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in California.
Tee Up with Jim Bower Community Outreach Golf Tournament
The Jim Bower Community Outreach Golf Tournament is administered each year by Santa Barbara's All Saints-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, to date providing more than $450,000 in direct support and financial aid to organizations, including Casa Esperanza, Community Counseling and Education Center, Domestic Violence Solutions, Foodbank of Santa Barbara, ... (more)
Fri Apr 18, 2014
SBCC Hosting Free Panel Discussion on Media Freedom
On a recent trip to China, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke with Chinese students about the importance of the free flow of ideas over the Internet and through the media.