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  1. Warming Centers Open Wednesday and ThursdayRead the original story

    Wednesday | Santa Barbara Independent

    Four of the county's 18 warming centers will open their doors Wednesday and Thursday nights, offering indigent residents shelter on Christmas Eve and Christmas. Activated this week will be the Unitarian Society in Santa Barbara, Veterans Memorial Hall in Carpinteria, University United Methodist Church in Isla Vista, Peace Lutheran in Lompoc, and the Salvation Army in Santa Maria.

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  2. Williams Receives Perfect Score from Consumer Federation of CaliforniaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Noozhawk

    When it comes to votes on key consumer rights bills, the 2014 Consumer Federation of California scorecard found that Assemblyman Das Williams , D-Carpinteria, has sided with consumers 100 percent of the time. Williams has a perfect lifetime favorable rating on the CFC's annual scorecard, which rates lawmakers' votes on a range of legislative proposals, including protections for vulnerable elders, truth in advertising, cell phone safety regulation, medical credit arrangements, computer spyware, financial privacy and defective products.

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  3. House of the Day: Comedian Dennis Miller Is Selling His Gorgeous...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Comedian Dennis Miller, known for his years on "Saturday Night Live," is selling his renovated beachfront home in Carpinteria, California, for $22.5 million, nearly double what he paid for it in 2003, Miller and his wife bought the home for its prime location on one of California's most pristine beaches and its exceptional sense of privacy, according to The Journal.

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  4. City Holiday ClosuresRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Though police, fire, harbor patrol, and 9-1-1 services will operate throughout the holidays, most city administrative offices will be closed from Wednesday, December 24, thought Friday, January 2, reopening on Monday, January 5. City public works offices will also be closed, but repair requests will be responded to as necessary: 560-7505. The librarians are taking the holidays off, too, with Central, Eastside, Solvang, Goleta, Montecito, and Carpinteria libraries closing on Christmas and New Year's day.

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  5. Game of the WeekRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... 90 points in two of their last three games. They open up at Friday against Roosevelt High of Bishop Diego and Carpinteria also will participate in the tournament. Thousand Oaks, led by senior guard Matt Hauser, who is committed to Santa Clara, looms ...

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  6. Washington-Based Haggen to Buy Some Local Albertsons, Vons StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Noozhawk

    Some Albertsons and Vons grocery stores in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria and Lompoc will be getting a new owner and a new name. The stores' owners, AB Acquisition LLC and Safeway Inc., announced recently that they have entered into agreements to sell 168 stores across eight states to four buyers.

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  7. Mitsuuroko Group Holdings Signs Exclusive Agreement to Develop...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Restaurant News Resource

    ... when ordered by customers. CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. ("CKE") is a privately held company headquartered in Carpinteria, Calif. Through its subsidiaries, CKE owns and licenses Carl's Jr. and Hardee's quick-service restaurants. CKE operates Carl's ...

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  8. Carpinteria Council on Board with Plans for Skate Park Near City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Noozhawk

    After years of talk but with a long ride still ahead, city agrees to seriously pursue skateboard park for rippers, groms and newbies Santa Barbara's Skater's Point skateboard park near Stearns Wharf is a popular destination for residents of Carpinteria, about 11 miles to the east. Carpinteria officials have agreed to pursue the construction of a skateboard park of their own, near City Hall at 5775 Carpinteria Ave. After years of spinning its wheels, the City of Carpinteria is rolling ahead with its plan for a skateboard park.

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  9. Sunday Edhat - 12/21/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Edhat

    ... is Opera Santa Barbara who provides cultural enrichment to the community. David shares secret places hidden in Carpinteria, Lauren reports the closing of a local restaurant, Tom explains how the Airport landed in Goleta, and Mike has another funny ...

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  10. Carpinteria Arts DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Edhat

    So here's the deala .I know that Santa Barbara has its quirky, eclectic funk zone, alive and thriving with new wineries and restaurants, progressive art galleries and artisans and lots more. What I didn't know is that there's a small, raw, unadulterated arts district in my home town of Carpinteria.

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  11. Villa Serena, Carpinteria 93013Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Noozhawk

    This exquisite gated estate is located near the beach and the Santa Barbara International Polo Fields. It offers beautiful botanical gardens and idyllic outdoor spaces, horse facilities, a pool, guest houses, a gym, children's play park and a magical ocean view.

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  12. The Shunning of Helene SchneiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Edhat

    "In a powerful combination of intense political melodrama and insider baseball, Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider was publicly rebuked by fellow members of the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments for her outspoken and insistent opposition to Caltrans's plans to widen Highway 101 from Santa Barbara to Carpinteria."

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  13. Downtown Carpinteria Residential Property Sold to Local InvestorsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Noozhawk

    A pair of local investors have purchased 764 and 784 Maple St., located on the corner of Maple and Eighth streets in downtown Carpinteria. The property consists of two houses on a 10,454-square-foot lot.

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  14. Dennis Miller lists his spot along the beach at $22.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Los Angeles Times

    Comic actor, writer and talk-show host Dennis Miller has listed his beach home in Carpinteria for $22.5 million. Set on more than half an acre along 63 feet of sandy beach, the 6,320-square-foot home was designed by architect Don Nulty and built in 2001.

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  15. The Howard School Debuts Music Video to Pharrell's 'Happy'Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Noozhawk

    After months of impressive planning and production, The Howard School will premiere a music video of students and staff performing in a customized rendition of Pharrell Williams' record-breaking hit "Happy." The video was filmed in over 60 locations all over Santa Barbara and Carpinteria, with special permissions for the filming being granted by the city authorities of both localities.

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  16. The Shopping Center Group makes West Coast retail playRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Pacific Business Times

    ... over 11 million square feet of retail property. Word on the street Once again, a prominent office property in Carpinteria is back in escrow. The building located at 5464 Carpinteria Ave., which was sold back to its original owner in July, appears to ...

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  17. Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled with Host Mom for Santa Barbara's Education First InternationalRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Personal Injury Law News

    The settlement is pending final documentation, but its confidential terms were agreed upon this month, nearly a year and a half after Vinura Hareen Wijesinghe drowned in the pool of Judith Cooper, a longtime Carpinteria resident and a host for EF foreign-exchange students since 2012.

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  18. Dennis Miller Lists Beach Home for $22.5 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Wall Street Journal

    Comedian Dennis Miller and his wife, former model Carolyn Espley-Miller, are listing their 6,063-square-foot beach home in Carpinteria, Calif., in Santa Barbara County, for $22.5 million. Jim Bartsch The five-bedroom, 5 A1 2-bath home sits on more than a half-acre of land with 63 feet of beach frontage overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

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  19. Crane School's Day of Giving Celebrates Student-Driven Service ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Noozhawk

    ... division of the Foodbank), stocking shelves at the Unity Shoppe and playing with preschoolers at Head Start in Carpinteria. "Because these projects are student directed, the students are empowered throughout the entire process. They are experiencing ...

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  20. Carpinteria Opts Out of South Coast Tourism DistrictRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Noozhawk

    The City of Carpinteria has decided against re-upping its membership in the Santa Barbara South Coast Tourism Business Improvement District, leaving its own business advocates in search of new funding sources. The Visit Santa Barbara -run district aimed at increasing tourism and overnight stays in local hotels received final, unanimous approval from the Santa Barbara City Council on Tuesday, allowing the organization to enact a revamped South Coast TBID model billed as more equitable, effective Jan. 1. Without Carpinteria, the district will cover only Santa Barbara, Goleta and unincorporated areas of southeastern Santa Barbara County, collecting assessment rates from local lodging customers to provide funding for marketing efforts.

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