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  1. Santa Barbara International Film Festival Rolls Out the Red CarpetRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    Locals and visitors looking to get a glimpse of the celebrities usually hiding away in the hills above Montecito and Hollywood harnessed that excitement Tuesday night for the kickoff of the 30th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival . The 11-day celebration of cinema rolled out the red carpet at the Arlington Theatre in downtown Santa Barbara for the U.S. premiere of Desert Dancer , headlining a list of more than 200 films from 54 countries featured during the UGG Australia -sponsored event, which runs through Feb. 7. The occasion typically draws more than 85,000 film enthusiasts to several historic downtown theaters for tributes, panel discussions and more - thanks in no small part to attracting some big names.

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  2. Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care Welcomes Pamela Dillman Haskell to Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Noozhawk

    Haskell grew up in Santa Barbara and has worked as an actress, teacher of acting, director and professional narrator, along with her most important job of being mother to five joyous children. Upon graduating from Santa Barbara High School, Haskell attended college at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and subsequently worked in theater , film and television on three continents during her years as a professional actor.

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  3. Savills Studley Announces Sale of Carrillo Plaza in Downtown Santa BarbaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Noozhawk

    Carrillo Plaza, an urban shopping center located at 210 W. Carrillo Blvd. in downtown Santa Barbara, has been sold after a successful repositioning of the property by owner Carrillo Holdings LLC, a private Santa Barbara-based real estate company. The purchase price was approximately $12.2 million.

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  4. Santa Barbara Association of Realtors: Real Estate Year in Review, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Noozhawk

    We all expected that the real estate market would continue to recover in 2014, but I don't think anyone anticipated that the median home price for our area would rise so rapidly, especially after the gains we saw in 2013. The median price for houses on the Santa Barbara South Coast increased by a whopping 18.6 percent last year.

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  5. Montecito Planning Commission Grants Conditional Approval of Miramar ResortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Noozhawk

    The developers of the Miramar Beach Resort & Bungalows can finally see construction of their Montecito project move forward, albeit with several substantial asterisks. Wearing exhausted expressions and signs of irritation after an all-day hearing, members of the Montecito Planning Commission voted 3-2 to approve the most recent resort plans while tacking on conditions that Los Angeles developer Caruso Affiliated must meet in order to continue.

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  6. Crane Country Day School Hosting Annual Open House and Art Show on SundayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Noozhawk

    Crane Country Day School is hosting its annual Open House and Art Show from 2 to 4 p.m. this Sunday, Jan. 25, at 1795 San Leandro Lane in Montecito. From 2 to 3 p.m., the classrooms will be open to meet teachers and see samples of student work.

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  7. Goleta Water District Pursuing Lawsuit Over Slippery Rock Groundwater ProposalRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Noozhawk

    The Goleta Water District is taking legal action against the owners of Slippery Rock Ranch, who have proposed selling and banking water for water agencies in the region with the ranch's large groundwater basin. Last week, the district's board of directors unanimously voted in closed session to initiate litigation, General Manager John McInnes said.

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  8. Montecito Bank & Trust Reports Strong Growth in 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Noozhawk

    Total gross loans grew from $534.2 million to $609.2 million, up 14 percent year over year. Total deposits grew 11 percent from $951.8 million to $1.053 billion, and total assets grew 11 percent from $1.07 billion to $1.19 billion.

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  9. Montecito Plans to Increase Water Rates for All CustomersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Noozhawk

    The Montecito Water District Board of Directors plans to increase water rates for all customers, with the water-shortage-emergency surcharge taking effect April 1, if formally approved after a public hearing. The move is the latest in a long line of attempts by the district to encourage customer conservation while trying to bolster its water supplies during the drought.

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  10. Laguna Blanca School's Next Story Time a 'Caldecott Celebration'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Noozhawk

    As part of its ongoing efforts to foster a lifelong love for reading and books, Laguna Blanca School is proud to announce the next Story Time at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 in the library at the Lower School Campus. Laguna's Story Time is a series of fun and interactive reading opportunities for children.

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  11. Judy Foreman: Jonny Zwick Produces a Chilling Documentary to Protect Whales from IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Noozhawk

    Jonny Zwick grew up in Montecito but now finds himself in Iceland on a mission to save the whales - specifically the fin whale. "How is it that the second largest animal on the planet, the endangered fin whale - 89A1 2 feet long, 75 tons, and can live up to 140 years - was being hunted for commercial gain and illegally exported across the world, from Iceland to Japan and used for human consumption?" he asks.

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  12. Car Crash Cuts Power to 1,000 Homes Near Cleveland School in Santa BarbaraRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Noozhawk

    A car crash sheared off a power pole near Cleveland School in Santa Barbara on Saturday night, cutting off the electricity at more than 1,000 nearby homes for several hours. Southern California Edison crews were summoned, but DePonce said it took them a while to respond.

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  13. Montecito YMCA, Habitat for Humanity Team Up to Provide 'A Brush With Kindness'Read the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Noozhawk

    This program helps existing homeowners make repairs and improvements to the exterior of the homes that they are otherwise not able to do themselves. Habitat along with the Montecito Y will provide the volunteer labor, materials and supervision to make the home improvements affordable.

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  14. Montecito Bank & Trust Launches 'Free Throws for the...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Noozhawk

    For years, Montecito Bank & Trust has run in-game promotions as part of its UCSB Athletics sponsorship, but Free Throws for the Kiddos, set to premiere Thursday during the UCSB men's basketball game against Cal State-Northridge, will give local school principals a chance to shoot hoops for increased donations. In addition to raising funds, the goal of this program is to raise awareness for local schools and the ever-present need for support from the community.

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  15. Pacifica Graduate Institute Hosting Discussion, Reception to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Noozhawk

    Pacifica Graduate Institute is proud to host a lecture and panel discussion honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 18 at Pacifica's Ladera Lane Campus, 801 Ladera Lane in Montecito. The free event, which is open to the public, is co-sponsored by Pacifica's Alumni Association and the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Santa Barbara.

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  16. Former Santa Barbara Singer-Songwriter Leo Downey Releases 'Soultracker' BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Noozhawk

    Former Santa Barbara singer-songwriter Leo Downey's new book, S oultracker : Following Beauty , will soon be available everywhere books are sold. Soultracker describes the path Downey walked to follow beauty - from California heading a rock band, to the desert wilderness, thriving and surviving alone on a path that led him to Canada, where he has raised a herd of buffalo for the last 16 years.

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  17. Michael Denver Elected Chairman of Montecito Family YMCA Board of ManagersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Noozhawk

    The Montecito Family YMCA , a branch of the Channel Islands YMCA , is proud to announce the election of Michael Denver as chairman of the Board of Managers. Denver joined the Montecito board in 2012.

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  18. Real Estate Veteran Mike McCormack Named Executive VP of Alaska Financial Company IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Noozhawk

    Mike McCormack, a 40-year veteran of the real estate industry, has been named executive vice president of the Alaska Financial Company III LLC. Alaska Financial is a $50 million real estate investment fund specializing in the purchase of first trust deeds they pool as collateral for their investors who receive secured notes on fixed income quarterly payments. McCormack began his career in Hawaii, where he was a prominent developer involved in real estate sales and multiple property developments.

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  19. 3rd Annual Father Vigil Remarkable Life Awards to Honor Gerd and Pete JordanoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Noozhawk

    Gerd and Pete Jordano are being honored this year at LifeChronicles' third annual Father Vigil Remarkable Life Awards Gala for all of the positive impact they have made on the Santa Barbara community through their volunteer efforts and service to many important community causes. The award ceremony and dinner will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12 at Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd. in Santa Barbara.

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  20. Judy Foreman: Jill and Barry Kitnick's Asian Shaman Art Must Be Seen to Be BelievedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Noozhawk

    And now you'll have your chance as Montecito collectors share unique exhibit with UC Santa Barbara's AD&A Museum Jill and Barry Kitnick of Montecito are sharing with UC Santa Barbara's AD&A Museum their vast collection of Shaman art from Vietnam and southern China. The exhibit opens Jan. 17 and runs through May 1. Receiving an invitation for dinner at the Montecito home of Jill and Barry Kitnick is a win-win.

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