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  1. Susan Miles Gulbransen: Santa Barbara Writers Conference Is 'A Happening' AgainRead the original story

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    Leg-end n. an unverified story handed down from earlier times; especially one popularly believed to be historical.

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  2. BizHawk: Tesla Motors Rolls Out Mobile Store, with First Stop in Santa BarbaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Noozhawk

    Share your business news, including employee announcements and personnel moves, by emailing A temporary Tesla mobile store is opening in Santa Barbara on Friday, allowing the public to test drive one of its award-winning electric models for free. For the first time ever, Tesla Motors is launching a retail experience featuring a pop-up store made from four shipping containers that will travel the country this summer - starting in Santa Barbara for a month beginning Friday.

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  3. Stephanie Sokolove, Liam Murphy Join CALM Board of TrusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Noozhawk

    CALM is proud to announce that Stephanie Sokolove and Liam Murphy have joined its Board of Trustees. As a successful businesswoman who also has been involved with CALM for several years, Sokolove will play an important role in supporting the organization to fulfill its mission to prevent and treat child abuse throughout Santa Barbara County.

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  4. Mark Johnson Joins Broadview Mortgage's Santa Barbara Branch as Loan OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Noozhawk

    Mark Johnson has joined the Santa Barbara branch of Broadview Mortgage as a senior loan originator, according to Kelly Marsh, branch manager. Johnson has been in the mortgage business since 1999 and previously worked at HomeServices Lending in Montecito, Santa Barbara and Los Olivos as well as previously in Private Mortgage Banking at Wells Fargo, where he was trained in underwriting.

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  5. Montecito's El Fureidis Estate, Featured in 'Scarface,' Reduced to $17.9 MillionRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Noozhawk

    The historic El Fureidis estate in Montecito recently returned to the market with a $17.1 million price reduction, a 49 percent reduction from its 2014 offering price of $35 million. Represented by Riskin Partners and Emily Kellenberger of Village Properties Realtors , Santa Barbara's exclusive affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate, the famed estate is one of the area's most notable properties.

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  6. BizHawk: Jane at the Marketplace, Pascucci Restaurants to Split Goleta SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Noozhawk

    Share your business news, including employee announcements and personnel moves, by emailing Jane at the Marketplace is in the works for Goleta's Camino Real Marketplace , where the new restaurant will share space with a second Pascucci Restaurant location. Both restaurants will open this fall at 6920 Marketplace Drive - a former Holdren's Restaurant space that's so large it will be split for the two eateries, according to the property managers.

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  7. Montecito Water District Not Giving Up Hope of Partnering with Santa Barbara Desalination PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Noozhawk

    District leaders plan to ask state agencies to support regional participation in the facility, which would avoid the need to build one of their own Santa Barbara's desalination plant has been on standby mode since 1994. The City Council is expected to award a construction contract to get it operational as soon as June.

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  8. Engel & Volkers Real Estate Group Partners with Reach Out Worldwide for Nepal Survivors BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Noozhawk

    The Venturelli Group of Engel & Vlkers is partnering with Reach Out Worldwide to stage a benefit event in Santa Barbara on Friday, May 22 to support aid efforts for survivors of the devastating earthquake in Nepal. The event will take place at the new Engel & Vlkers office downtown, 1323 State St. next to the Arlington Theatre, from 6 to 10 p.m. and is part of the real estate group's commitment to support a local featured charity each month through a weekly donation drive and volunteer efforts, known as Give Back Santa Barbara .

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  9. Santa Barbara County Water Agencies Given Mandatory Conservation LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Noozhawk

    The Montecito Water District implemented mandatory rationing with penalties levied against violators, but residential users still consume more than 200 gallons per person, per day, according to numbers reported to the State Water Resources Control Board . In a sort of conservation report card, the state has assigned mandatory conservation standards to water agencies, based on self-reported calculations of daily residential water use.

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  10. Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Welcomes New Board Member Roy MartinezRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Noozhawk

    As a board member, Martinez will help the 37-year-old SBCO carry out its mission of maintaining the high artistic quality possible, producing the finest music heard in Santa Barbara, and performing well-known repertoire as well as music written in this century. Martinez has more than 30 years of experience in the banking industry.

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  11. Old Spanish Days Come Early to Crane Country Day SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Noozhawk

    Crane Country Day School in Montecito celebrated Hispanic cultures and traditions with its May 2 benefit themed "Viva Crane," which raised money to support school programs and operations at Crane. The Crane campus was completely transformed into a bright, colorful fiesta setting, with Latin-inspired decorations and details provided by scores of parent volunteers.

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  12. 310 New Westmont College Graduates Receive Diplomas in Campus CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Noozhawk

    More than 300 proud Westmont College seniors marched to Russ Carr Field on Saturday morning and departed as graduates of the interdenominational Christian liberal arts school in Montecito. The weekend was a celebration of the culmination of their years of hard work.

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  13. Bill Macfadyen: Noozhawk Readers Won't Let Go of Cody West StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Noozhawk

    NoozWeek's Top 5 repeats myself, feasts on The Timbers and Arts & Letters CafA , and drives off the road - but, first, offensive artwork! Meanwhile, I have to ask: What's the point of a "watch list" if there isn't an actual plan to do anything? Cody West's car was discovered in a culvert only about a mile from where he was last seen. The search for Cody West was last week's top story, and it remained in the top spot again this week.

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  14. BizHawk: Crushcakes Cafe to Open Montecito Location This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Noozhawk

    Share your business news, including employee announcements and personnel moves, by emailing The new caf at 1150 Coastal Village Road, Suite E marks the fourth location for the regional chain, which was started by Santa Barbara native Shannon Gaston in 2008. That first location at 1315 Anacapa St. in Santa Barbara was joined soon after by a second at 4945 Carpinteria Ave. in Carpinteria in February 2011 and a third a year later at 6533 Trigo Rd., Suite 105 in the Loop in Isla Vista.

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  15. Visit Santa Barbara Honors Three Recipients with First-Ever Destination AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Noozhawk

    Tourism is an important part of Santa Barbara County's economy, and that fact was celebrated Wednesday during Visit Santa Barbara 's annual general meeting. This year's event at the Coral Casino in Montecito featured the tourism organization's first-ever destination awards, recognizing locals who innovate, collaborate and elevate.

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  16. SBCC's Scheinfeld Center Announces Student Winners of New Venture ChallengeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara City College's Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation announced student winners of the fifth annual New Venture Challenge pitch competition held Friday, May 1 at the F Bland Forum on SBCC's West Campus. The $5,000 collegiate grand prize went to SBCC student John Harmon, for his eco-friendly non-toxic beach tar remover.

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  17. Santa Barbara Council Bans New Groundwater Well Permits, Skips Ban on New Swimming PoolsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara City Council on Tuesday night banned new groundwater well permits, declared a higher-level drought and approved additional drought regulations, putting out the message that the city's conservation successes need to continue. Council members approved an ordinance banning new private groundwater well permits for properties served by the city's water system.There hasn't been a rush on well permit applications like the one seen in the Montecito Water District, but the council decided to be proactive.

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  18. Santa Barbara Center for Performing Arts Welcomes Three New Board MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Noozhawk

    The Granada Theatre is pleased to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, which owns and operates the historic theater: Scott Brittingham, Palmer Jackson Jr. and Gretchen Lieff. The mission of the SBCPA is to serve as a support organization to the resident companies of The Granada Theatre by providing a state of the art venue in an historic landmark, and to promote the overall vitality and sustainability of the performing arts in Santa Barbara.

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  19. Developers Spruce Up Historic Timbers Restaurant In Hopes of Making a Go of Troubled PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Noozhawk

    The Timbers Restaurant, closed for a decade at 10 Winchester Canyon Road in western Goleta, reportedly was built with wood from oil industry structures hit by a Japanese submarine during a World War II attack in 1942. The building stands strong and alone, a bit imposing but not enough to scare away the various owners who have tried but failed to keep Timbers Restaurant up and running on the western outskirts of Goleta.

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  20. Sansum Clinic Pediatrician Refutes Claim Doctors Are Refusing to Sign Vaccine Waiver, Outlines StepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Noozhawk

    While public health officials remain concerned about vaccination rates in the Santa Barbara area, doctors from one local clinic say they will still sign personal belief exemptions, provided the person requesting an exemption brings in the child for an exam and a consultation. Dr. Karen Johnson, a pediatrician with Sansum Clinic, notes the challenge of reversing the "fear factor" among a small percentage of parents who oppose immunizations.

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