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  1. Wind Returns to Santa Barbara County's South Coast; Advisory ExtendedRead the original story

    Sunday | Noozhawk

    A weekend wind advisory was extended through Monday morning as gusty northerly winds whipped around Santa Barbara County's South Coast on Sunday afternoon. The National Weather Service said north winds of 15 to 25 mph, with gusts to 35 mph, were expected through at least 9 a.m. Monday.

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  2. Waves of Young Surfers Join Lakey Peterson at Inaugural Leadbetter Beach Surf CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Noozhawk

    Scores of young surfers stormed Santa Barbara's Leadbetter Beach on Saturday for the inaugural Lakey Peterson Leadbetter Classic surf competition. The free event was open to all skill levels for youths 14 and under, and no one was eliminated in the first round.

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  3. Bill Macfadyen: Storms Signal a Refreshing Change in the Weather - For NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Noozhawk

    NoozWeek's Top 5 finds no call for alcohol at Bo Henry's; Helene Schneider goes it alone; R.I.P. Leni FA Bland; Montecito micromanagement at the Miramar; and Kim Jong-un ... because There were 81,008 people who read Noozhawk this past week. What's my take on your top stories? I'm glad you asked, but I hope Kim Jong-un doesn't take offense.

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  4. Gerald Carpenter: After Five Years, Lit Moon Theatre Says 'Humbug!' AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Noozhawk

    Humbug! , the Lit Moon Theatre Company's wildly popular arrangement of Charles Dickens' novella A Christmas Carol , roars back onto the Porter Theater's stage after a five-year absence. The production, directed by Lit Moon's resident magus, John Blondell, with music by James Connolly, puppetry by Jaco Connolly, costumes by Olivia Warner and lighting by Jonathan Hicks , will star Victoria Finlayson, Stanley Hoffman, Marie Ponce , Nina Sallinen, Paige Tautz and Lauren White .

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  5. Resident's 1930s-Era Holiday Village on Display at Casa DorindaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Noozhawk

    On display now through the New Year's holiday, Cramer's wonderland features working lights on trees, canvas sails on boats, missing kitty signs, vintage cars, dogs, kids, skating parties, and even a gothic church. "I love the joy that my holiday village brings to people.

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  6. Susan Miles Gulbransen: 10 Reasons to Give a Book as a Gift, and Where to Find It LocallyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Noozhawk

    "Ghabh." What an odd word. The Vikings used it as part of their Old Norse language.

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  7. Santa Barbara Community Bank Hires Tom Boucher as VP/Commercial Loan OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara Community Bank , a division of Ojai Community Bank, announced on Wednesday the hiring of Tom Boucher as vice president/commercial loan officer. Boucher began his banking career after studying physiology at Cal Berkeley, where he accepted what he anticipated to be a summer job as the messenger for Santa Barbara National Bank .

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  8. Ann Louise Bardach: Highway 101 and the Fine Art of Brass-Knuckle Politics in Santa BarbaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Noozhawk

    Still, I fretted when we made the move here 25 years ago how I would live without the brass-knuckle, trench-war, fine art of politics that so distinguishes my home state - land of Abscam , The Sopranos and, my personal favorite, Bridgegate . So I pined for Bayonne - until about a year ago when Providence delivered a fabulously seedy dustup right here in Paradise.

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  9. The Samarkand Bridges Generations, Welcomes Little Ones for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Noozhawk

    Sounds of children's laughter, the pitter patter of tiny feet, and stories about flying hockey sticks and pickle-chiffon pie filled the air on Thursday during The Samarkand's "Cookies & Story Time with Roger Bradfield." Samarkand resident and children's book author Bradfield played host to nearly 80 parents and children, autographing his books and watching and listening as fellow residents and staff read his personal favorites to a group of wide-eyed children from the Santa Barbara community and El Montecito Early School.

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  10. Montecito Commission Delays Approving Miramar ResortRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Noozhawk

    Supporters of building the new Miramar Beach Resort & Bungalows in Montecito were dealt a tough blow Monday when the Montecito Planning Commission voted to delay final approval into the new year - at the earliest. The move was met with disbelief from some locals and developers, who let commissioners know that after eight years of waiting, they did not intend on making any more major changes to plans.

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  11. Sheriff's Deputies Converge on Montecito HomeRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Noozhawk

    Deputies were called out Friday to a Montecito home on a report of a man refusing to leave the residence, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department. The incident was reported at about 11:40 a.m. on Santo Tomas Lane, near Olive Mill Road, according to sheriff's spokeswoman Kelly Hoover.

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  12. Downtown Santa Barbara Announces Winners of Holiday ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Noozhawk

    The parade, produced by Downtown Santa Barbara and presented by Consumer Fire Products Inc., featured more than 85 entries and more than 3,700 participants, including magnificent marching bands, fabulous floats and balloons, spectacular performance groups, grand marshal Alan Thicke, the Holiday Prince & Fairy and, of course, Santa Claus.

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  13. Judy Foreman: Valerie Rice Explains How to Make One Hot Tamale a Christmas TraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Noozhawk

    Valerie Rice recently hosted a workshop to promote the joy of holiday tamale making. The Montecito lifestyle blogger has adopted the tradition as her own, with delicious results.

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  14. Community Leaders Bask in Success of Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, Then Get to WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Noozhawk

    Annual luncheon gives supporters a chance to reflect on accomplishments, and to thank retiring executive director Colette Hadley for 22 years of service Gathering for a group photo at the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara's annual Community Leaders Luncheon are, from left, philanthropy spotlight speakers Roger Whalen and Julie Whalen Schuetz; board member Norm Habermann, student speaker Ivan Lucatero Sanchez, board president Janet Garufis and community leader speaker Frederick W. Gluck. More than 400 guests gathered Friday in recognition of the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara's 52nd year of helping support Santa Barbara County students in their pursuit of college, graduate and vocational education.

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  15. Story Poles Go Up as Miramar Resort Developer Seeks Final Project ApprovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Noozhawk

    Caruso Affiliated is expected to present revised development plans for the 16-acre parcel to the Montecito Planning Commission on Dec. 15 Story poles have gone up to mark the height of some planned buildings at the Miramar Resort site in anticipation of its revised development plans being considered at the Montecito Planning Commission meeting Dec. 15. The first physical signs of development have appeared at the Miramar Beach Resort & Bungalows site in Montecito, where developers are preparing for final approval to move the project forward.

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  16. Judy Foreman: Sculptor Ruthy Green Rides with Her Passion for HorsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Noozhawk

    Downtown Santa Barbara comes alive on the first Thursday of each month when businesses are opened for innovative blendings of wine, hors d'oeuvres and often art as part of the 1st Thursdays series sponsored by the Santa Barbara Downtown Organization . One of the most popular events has been December's, which is held at the Sullivan Goss gallery at 7 E. Anapamu St. The gallery's 100 GRAND exhibit features 100 quality works of art for $1,000 or less, and offers artists and collectors an opportunity to get together, network and celebrate the accomplishments of another year in art.

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  17. Bruce Ayer of Santa Barbara, 1950-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Noozhawk

    Bruce Edward Ayer was born at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara on March 4, 1950, to Robert Stuart and Grace Eleanor Ayer. Growing up, Bruce attended Garfield Elementary School in classes for the developmentally disabled students.

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  18. Montecito Fire District Collecting Food, Toy Donations for Unity ShoppeRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | Noozhawk

    In conjunction with the "Season of Hope" campaign, the Montecito Fire Protection District is joining with KSBY and other Santa Barbara County fire agencies in collecting nonperishable food items and toys for Unity Shoppe throughout this holiday season. Peanut butter Canned fruits and vegetables Canned stews and chili Fruit juice Rice and beans Baked beans Soups Diapers Coffee and tea Dried fruits and vegetables Oatmeal Whole grain crackers Low sugar/high fiber cereals Pasta Canned tuna and salmon Canned chicken Nonperishable food items and new, unwrapped toys for a child or teen can be dropped off at either of our two fire stations, Station No.

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

    Monday Nov 24 | 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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  20. Festival of Trees Opens Friday, Will Benefit Carpinteria High Softball Field RestorationRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | 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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