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

    5 hrs ago | 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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  2. The Howard School Debuts Music Video to Pharrell's 'Happy'Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | 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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  3. Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled with Host Mom for Santa Barbara's Education First InternationalRead the original story

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    The family of a 17-year-old Japanese national has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with a local woman who served as a host through Santa Barbara's Education First International . 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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  4. Crane School's Day of Giving Celebrates Student-Driven Service ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Noozhawk

    This Friday, Crane Country Day School sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders will begin their winter break by giving back to the community through participation in the Day of Giving, a semi-annual tradition supporting Crane's commitment to community and service learning. The Day of Giving is an opportunity for students to engage in service projects throughout the Santa Barbara area, but it isn't the first time in the year students are engaged in community projects.

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  5. 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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  6. Santa Barbara Airbus Forms New Partnership with Google MapsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Noozhawk

    Locally owned and operated for more than 30 years, Santa Barbara Airbus knows a thing or two about going places. The transportation company, which offers daily LAX shuttle service and chartered bus services, traveled more than 1 million miles last year.

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  7. More Rain Expected Through Wednesday in Santa BarbaraRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara County residents woke up Tuesday to rain, and will likely end the day with more rain expected to fall in the evening hours. As of 8 a.m. Tuesday, about a quarter-inch of rain had been recorded in downtown Santa Barbara over the previous 24 hours.

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  8. Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Hosts 'Coding Party' to Inspire Interest in Computer ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Noozhawk

    Girls Inc. of Carpinteria , a nonprofit organization that seeks to inspire girls to be strong, smart and bold, held a "coding party" on Friday in support of Made with Code, the Google initiative aimed to inspire millions of girls to learn to code and to help them see coding as a means to pursue their dream careers. Approximately 25 local teenage girls, including current and former members of Girls Inc.'s Teen Program, participated in the workshop, putting their creative minds into high-gear and exploring the countless possibilities of what can be done through code.

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  9. 2020 A Year Without War Launches First Crowdfunding CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara-based nonprofit group 2020 A Year Without War has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for its first paid staff positions. The goal is to raise $111,000 for three professional staff positions that are essential for expanding the global reach of the organization.

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  10. Williams to Discuss IV Self-Governance Bill at Isla Vista...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Noozhawk

    Assemblyman Das Williams , D-Carpinteria, will be attending the Isla Vista Recreation & Park District board meeting to discuss the potential impacts of Assembly Bill 3 to the IVRPD. Isla Vista is one of the most densely populated urban areas in California not located in a city.

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  11. Cate School's Choral, Instrumental Ensembles to Perform...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Noozhawk

    Cate School's annual Winter by Candlelight celebration will welcome the holiday season at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14 in the Katharine Thayer Cate Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public, and it will feature music by the school's vocal and instrumental groups - the Camerata, Chorale and Orchestra.

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  12. Hospice of Santa Barbara Holding Light Up A Life Ceremonies for Families to Honor Loved OnesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Noozhawk

    Each year in December, families and friends gather for Light Up A Life in Santa Barbara, Goleta and Carpinteria for a ceremony celebrating the life and the joy of remembrance of our loved ones. At this time, a memorial tree is illuminated with hundreds of sparkling lights and stars, each symbolizing a tribute to a loved one.

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  13. Federal Grant Funds More Rebates to County Residents for Water-Wise GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Noozhawk

    Thanks to a federal agency grant to the Santa Barbara County Water Agency , more county residents than ever before are now eligible to apply for rebates to help subsidize certain costs for renovating lawns and gardens to become more drought-tolerant. Those rebates can go toward water-wise improvements such as switching to drip irrigation, turf removal, planting water-wise plants, applying mulch and making other changes that reduce water usage in the garden.

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  14. Williams Appointed Chairman of Assembly Natural Resources CommitteeRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Noozhawk

    Assemblyman Das Williams , D-Carpinteria, has been appointed chairman of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee for the 2015-16 legislative session. "I am honored that Speaker Toni Atkins has selected me to chair the Natural Resources Committee," said Williams, who has served as a member of the Natural Resources Committee for the past two years.

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  15. Williams Introduces Assembly Bill to Establish Self-Governance for Isla VistaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Noozhawk

    Assemblyman Das Williams on Monday introduces.Assembly Bill 3, which seeks to establish the Isla Vista Community Services District. Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Carpinteria, on Monday introduced Assembly Bill 3, which seeks to establish the Isla Vista Community Services District within the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara County.

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  16. United Boys & Girls Clubs of Carpinteria Awarded Grant for Healthy Lifestyles ProgramRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Noozhawk

    The United Boys & Girls Clubs of Carpinteria has announced a new grant award from Anthem Blue Cross Foundation . The grant of $5,000 will support programming for Triple Play, a program aimed at improving the health and wellness of kids.

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  17. Warnings Raised About Unleashed Dogs Killing Federally Protected Birds on Area BeachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Noozhawk

    Off-leash dogs have all-too frequently killed federally protected seabirds on South Coast beaches, prompting a local wildlife organization to put the word out to save its winged friends. The characters and settings usually differ, but the outcomes are often unfortunately the same, according to Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network representative Cyndi Pipes.

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  18. Carpinteria Community Gets in the Holiday Spirit with Festival of TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Noozhawk

    Trees decorated by businesses and nonprofits will be raffled off, with proceeds benefiting the field restoration project for the Carpinteria High School softball team Local residents eye Christmas trees and the gifts beneath them to decide whether to place raffle tickets in a box to win them during Carpinteria's fifth annual Festival of Trees, which kicked off Friday. Walking back and forth, solo or in pairs, local residents inspected each Christmas tree closely Friday, picturing its decorations - and piles of gifts - safely nestled in their own homes.

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  19. Volunteer-Driven River Bend Bike Park Taking Shape in LompocRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Noozhawk

    After three years, two more children, hundreds of truckloads of dirt and thousands of hours of volunteer labor, Dave Baker's biggest baby is nearly ready. But before riders can officially take to the skills loop, pump track, large jumps and other features at the River Bend Bike Park , Baker said more work by volunteers and funding from donors is needed to finish off the final projects.

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  20. Hospice of Santa Barbara Offers Support Programs for Those Grieving Loss During HolidaysRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Noozhawk

    Holidays are traditionally a time of celebration, but can be difficult for people grieving, oftentimes causing anxiety and dread. Hospice of Santa Barbara wants to emphasize that their free services are available to anyone in the community struggling with grief and loss.

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