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  1. Montecito Bank & Trust Honors 184 Local Nonprofits with Community Dividends AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Noozhawk

    Many first-time recipients are among the record number of organizations benefiting from a total of $1 million in grants at the 12th annual luncheon Community Dividends recipients gather Monday at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore, including, from left, Courtney Frazer of the Carpinteria United Boys & Girls Club, Ashlyn Strahle of Goleta's United Boys & Girls Club, LeeAnn Luongo of the Ventura Boys & Girls Club, Jon Young of the Santa Barbara United Boys & Girls and Jody Tompkins of Cancer Support Community Valley. More nonprofits than ever were recognized Monday at Montecito Bank & Trust's annual Community Dividends Awards luncheon, which focused this year on bringing new organizations into the fold.

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  2. Festival of Trees Opens Friday, Will Benefit Carpinteria High Softball Field RestorationRead the original story

    Monday | Noozhawk

    The fifth annual Festival of Trees, sponsored by the Carpinteria Lions Club with generous contributions from participating local businesses and nonprofits, opens Friday, Nov. 28 and will benefit the softball field restoration project at Carpinteria High School. The Festival of Trees will be open every day from from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. until Saturday, Dec. 13 at 700 Linden Ave. .

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  3. Asian & Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus Issues Statement on Immigration ReformRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Noozhawk

    Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Carpinteria, chairman of the Asian & Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus , released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama's executive action regarding immigration: "After years of inaction by Congress, President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration reform is a fair and compassionate first step in fixing our broken immigration system. 1.3 million undocumented Asian Pacific Islander Americans live in the United States today, and of those, at least 416,000 undocumented APIAs live in California.

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  4. CALM Fundraiser Takes Steps to Promote 'Healing Through Movement'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Noozhawk

    Raising awareness about child abuse through the fluency of dance was a meaningful remedy and on-point for a worthy cause at the CALM at Heart, Healing Through Movement fundraiser held Saturday at the Rincon Beach Club in Carpinteria. CALM takes an extra step each year for its annual event to devise unique and interactive fundraisers to get supporters involved in the spirit, and Healing Through Movement followed that path.

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  5. Assemblyman Williams Issues Statement on Proposed UC Fee IncreaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Noozhawk

    Assemblyman Das Williams , D-Carpinteria, released the following statement regarding the proposed tuition and student fee increases at the University of California of up to 5 percent annually for both undergraduate and graduate students. "I strongly oppose the fee increase proposed by President Napolitano, and instead I urge the governor to meet with the UC president and legislative leaders to negotiate adequate funding for the UC.

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  6. Challenger Little League Baseball Selling Poinsettias to Fund Uniforms, ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Noozhawk

    Its annual poinsettia sale is under way, with 100 percent of proceeds going directly toward uniforms and the player scholarship fund so that no child is turned away - everyone plays! Little League has teams for all abilities. Children and teens with special needs, boys and girls ages 4 through high school with physical, developmental and intellectual disabilities, play Challenger baseball in Ventura, Carpinteria, Goleta and Lompoc.

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  7. Local Girl Scouts Holding Holiday Food Drive to Benefit FoodbankRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Noozhawk

    On the weekend before Thanksgiving, Girl Scouts from Goleta to Carpinteria will be at neighborhood Vons supermarkets accepting donations on behalf of the Foodbank of Santa Barbara . Mother-daughter food drive organizers Michelle and Clare Kelly said the goal of the drive is to collect more than 3,000 pounds of food to help make the holiday season bright for local families in need this year.

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  8. Wilderness Youth Project Charts Virtual Giving Campaign to Fuel 2015 ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Noozhawk

    Hosting and staging a large event or gala can be not only time consuming but expensive. So, in this season of giving, the Wilderness Youth Project chose to invite the community to join a virtual celebration of the nonprofit organization's 15th anniversary.

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  9. Second Phase of Santa Barbara's Single-Use Bag Ban Takes EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Noozhawk

    Customers seem generally unphased as smaller stores are now required to charge for paper bags and stop using plastic bags Santa Cruz Market customer Natalie Montezuma watches as her groceries are put into one of the store's reusable bags on Friday, the day a ban on single-use plastic bags went into effect in smaller stores in Santa Barbara. As grocery clerks at Santa Cruz Market worked to bag items such as peppers and tomatillos for customers, Friday seemed like just another day, and not the day that smaller Santa Barbara grocery stores were required to charge for paper bags and stop using plastic bags altogether.

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  10. Teen Driver Sentenced for Death of UCSB Student Struck on Bicycle East of Santa MariaRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Noozhawk

    After emotional testimony from families on both sides about the tragedy's toll, the teen driver charged with killing a bicyclist east of Santa Maria last summer admitted his role Friday and learned his sentence for the death of Matthew O'Neill, a UCSB graduate student. In Santa Barbara County Juvenile Court in Santa Maria, Judge Roger Picquet sentenced Marcus Maldonado, now 17, to formal probation, suspended his driver's license for nine months, instructed him to perform 100 hours of community service and ordered him to pay $75,000 in restitution to the victim's family.

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  11. Captain's Log: No-Motor Tournament Benefits Land Trust and Reels In Fish, Fun and WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Noozhawk

    A benefit fishing tournament last Saturday featuring no-motor fishing produced fish and fun and benefited habitat restoration work near Carpinteria. "Clear skies, gentle breezes and a midmorning high tide helped make the fourth annual 'No-Motor' fishing tourney the biggest and best one ever," said Tom Raftican of Sportfishing Conservancy , who organized the event.

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  12. Assembly Committee Hosts Roundtable to Evaluate UCSB's Sexual Assault Prevention, ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Noozhawk

    Assemblyman Das Williams and state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson lead a roundtable discussion Wednesday on strengthening education and prevention programs, improving the handling of sexual assault complaints, and expanding resources for survivors at UC Santa Barbara. Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Carpinteria, chairman of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, and state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, incoming chairwoman of the Legislative Women's Caucus, organized a roundtable discussion Wednesday on strengthening education and prevention programs, improving the handling of sexual assault complaints, and expanding resources for survivors at UC Santa Barbara.

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  13. Supporters Hit the Trail for Hike for AHARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Noozhawk

    A record number of hikers took to the trails on Saturday for the third annual Hike for AHA! , which raised money to support AHA's in-school and after-school programs for at-risk teens in Santa Barbara. Laura Johnston, left, and Debby Peterson, two of the organizers of the Hike for AHA! on Saturday.

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  14. Amanda Kastelic Joins Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Board of TrusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Noozhawk

    Girls Inc. of Carpinteria , a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower girls and women to achieve personal, social, economic and political success, is pleased to welcome Amanda Kastelic to its Board of Trustees. Kastelic works at Deckers Outdoor Corp. as the corporate responsibility specialist.

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  15. SBCC's Measure S Failing in Early Ballot ReturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Noozhawk

    Measure S - Santa Barbara City College 's $288 million general obligation bond measure to upgrade facilities and replace several buildings on its three campuses - was failing in early election returns Tuesday night. In initial election returns released shortly after 8 p.m., based on mail-in ballots previously counted, Measure S was failing with 53.6 percent voting no and 46.4 percent approval.

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  16. Ablitt's Fine Cleaners & Launderers of Santa Barbara Turns 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Noozhawk

    Founded in 1984 by Neil and Sue Ablitt, Ablitt's Fine Cleaners started with a boiler, a flatwork ironer and a vintage dry-cleaning machine. From there, the business has grown to now more than 30 employees, with its signature pick-up and delivery service reaching from Carpinteria to the Santa Ynez Valley.

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  17. Two Local Amateur Chefs Cooking Up Strategies for World Food ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | Noozhawk

    The adrenaline rush of cooking before a timer buzzes, the theater of performing in front of an audience and a genuine love for the craft are key ingredients to any cooking contest. Those are just a few of the things George Levinthal is looking forward to when the Goleta resident competes against 500 fellow amateur and professional chefs at the World Food Championships in Las Vegas later this month.

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  18. Legacy of Ruth, Bob Kallman Honored at Kids Auction for United Boys & Girls ClubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | Noozhawk

    Great futures for at-risk youth at Santa Barbara's Westside Boys & Girls Club were helped 31 years ago when Kids Auction was founded by Ruth and Bob Kallman and a number of committed volunteers and staff of the United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County . At this year's "Simply Elegant - Under the Tuscan Moon" fundraiser, the Kallmans' children, Kris Kallman and his sister, Carol, accepted the Mille Grazie Award on behalf of their late parents.

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  19. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Donate $10,000 to Santa Barbara Sheriff's DepartmentRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | Noozhawk

    A star of daytime television fame and her wife made a $10,000 donation to the Carpinteria Sheriff's substation in August, the second donation of cash to the department made in a seemingly impromptu way. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have donated $10,000 in cash to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department , according to Lt.

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  20. Williams Highlights $17 Million in Cal Grants Awarded to Students of 37th DistrictRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Noozhawk

    Assemblyman Das Williams , D-Carpinteria, announced that the California Student Aid Commission awarded over $17,319,000 in Cal Grants to 4,355 students in his district. "In our current environment where the cost of college continues to skyrocket and funding for higher education is increasingly difficult to secure, opportunities like this to help students reach their goals are vital," Williams said.

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