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2 hrs ago | Noozhawk
A truly unique experience was provided to more than 400 guests with Doctors Without Walls-Santa Barbara Street Medicine "taking health care to new heights," at Elings Park on Saturday for the inaugural Glow in the Park Balloon Glow fundraiser benefiting the organization. The crowd-pleasing event was presented by the experts from the Citrus Classic Balloon Festival and included a VIP reception with tethered rides followed by a champagne toast and a Sunset Glow, where guests gathered to enjoy food and drinks as all of the balloons on hand were inflated.
3 hrs ago | Noozhawk
Williams interviewed student Amazing Grace Llanos for the position of Dons Net Caf CEO, modeling current best practices in the business context. The Dons Net Caf is a unique program that enables students to "start up" a variety of philanthropic businesses and ventures that serve people around the world.
5 hrs ago | Edhat
A local musician is suing the City of Santa Barbara for injuries he sustained while falling off his bike due to uneven pavement. Angel Tolentino injured his hand a year ago while riding his bicycle along the 300 block of East Gutierrez Street, claiming tree roots caused the pavement to buckle.
7 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent
MAD MAX: Amid all the conversations sparked by the development of Santa Barbara's Funk Zone as the city's "cosmopolitan sub-destination," one key point seems to keep getting lost. Whether or not the area remains affordable for artists and regardless of how many tasting rooms and restaurants open, what matters most in the final analysis is what's on the walls.
12 hrs ago | Noozhawk
Despite concerns of using too much water during drought - and upending a tribal archaeological site - the Goleta City Council on Tuesday night approved the development of a Marriott Residence Inn . The council voted 4-1 to approve the 118-room hotel to be built in the 6300 block of Hollister Avenue, across the street from the Santa Barbara Airport , and an accompanying revised environmental impact review.
We are celebrating our successes of the past 50 years. We have grown, and we have improved.
Presidents have been not been strangers to Santa Barbara. Benjamin Harrison was the first chief executive to visit, receiving a tumultuous welcome in 1891.
For nine decades, the Junior League of Santa Barbara Inc. has provided thousands of volunteer hours, trained thousands of women leaders and helped establish many programs to benefit the Santa Barbara community. Along with city dignitaries and guests, JLSB Active and Sustainer members will gather to celebrate their 90th anniversary at a reception on Sept.
The 34-year-old singer and fashion designer stepped out in a revealing black ensemble to celebrate her husband's birthday Sunday. Wearing a black bodysuit under a sheer A-line skirt, Simpson gave her husband many reasons to smile as she showed off her impressive physique and fit figure.
The world's first solar-powered "family car" capable of traveling 75 mph stopped in Santa Barbara on Monday. It was created by Dutch students from Eindhoven University of Technology, and the group of 20 techies are touring the West Coast to wow Americans and demonstrate that the futuresque-looking vehicle is actually a thing of the present.
New York media has an annoying tendency to come to San Francisco and get things wrong . Like majorly wrong .
Goleta Beach Bridge, the sole vehicle access route to Goleta Beach Park , will soon be replaced with a safer, wider structure featuring new separate bike and pedestrian paths. The bridge connecting Sandspit Road near Santa Barbara Airport to the popular Santa Barbara County park near the entrance to UC Santa Barbara is set to be replaced in spring 2015, when crews will build a new, less obstructive bridge over the Goleta Slough .
Ashley Tisdale has taken on her husband's surname. The 29-year-old actress married her rocker beau Christopher French last Monday in Santa Barbara, California, and wasted no time changing her name to Ashley Tisdale French on her Twitter account.
They are more worried about our tourists than our little ones," said Marcie Mendoza of Santa Barbara city and county officials Thursday night at a vigil held by the advocacy group to shed light on unfair trials and sentencing. Mendoza said she has a nephew who pled guilty to murder and is serving an 11-year prison sentence.
David Marshall, formerly the Michael Douglas Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts in the College of Letters and Science at UC Santa Barbara , has been named the campus' next executive vice chancellor. Marshall's appointment is effective Monday.
It was not known whether Paul resigned her position or was dismissed by the city. Carmel Mayor Jason Burnett had no comment when asked about Paul nor did Human Resources Analyst Leticia Livian.
The top of the multilevel 22 Parking Structure on the UCSB campus is the site for a 425-kilowattt photovoltaic project. UC Santa Barbara continues to take great strides toward sustainability with a project that will ultimately provide solar energy to the student service buildings on campus and reduce reliance on grid-supplied electricity.
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Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:59 pm
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