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  1. Jeff Moehlis: Sail Away with Christopher CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    On Saturday night, if you get caught between the Mesa and Montecito, the best that you can do is to find your way to the Christopher Cross concert at the Granada Theatre , which starts at 8 p.m. You probably know Cross from his Grammy -winning song "Sailing," the Oscar -winning song "Arthur's Theme " co-written with Burt Bacharach and others, and his hit "Ride Like the Wind," all of which came within a short span at the beginning of the 1980s. While he wasn't able to maintain that incredible initial string of success, he has continued to release new music since that time, most recently his well-received new album Secret Ladder .

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  2. Montecito Water District to Ask County for Groundwater Restrictions, OKs Desalination Plant ResearchRead the original story

    Tuesday | Noozhawk

    Feeling the pressure of its limited water supplies, the Montecito Water District board wants Santa Barbara County to stop issuing well permits for the area, saying it compromises the community's groundwater basin supplies. There are 550 parcels with private wells within the district, which includes Summerland and Montecito, and the district has no way to measure how much water is being extracted from those wells.

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  3. 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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  4. Lake Cachuma Emergency Pumping System Still in Standby Mode for NowRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Noozhawk

    Considering the amount of water in Lake Cachuma, Santa Barbara County officials believe they won't need to turn on the reservoir's new emergency pumping system until at least December. The pumping system, initiated by the Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board , is already operational and on standby mode until the lake's water level gets too low for gravity to feed the Tecolote Tunnel that supplies the South Coast with water.

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  5. Big-Rig Crash Ties Up Traffic on Highway 101 in MontecitoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Noozhawk

    The accident occurred shortly before 2 p.m. on the freeway just south of the Hot Springs Road offramp, said Battalion Chief Robert Mercado of the Santa Barbara City Fire Department . The semi tractor, which was not pulling a trailer, rolled over and came to rest on the driver's side, facing oncoming traffic, Mercado said.

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  6. Jessica Lange Accepts Kirk Douglas Award at Santa Barbara Film Festival BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Noozhawk

    A festive crowd of elegantly dressed guests turned out to support the 2015 Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Sunday night at a benefit that also honored Jessica Lange with the ninth annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film. More than 300 people clad in formal attire gathered at Bacara Resort & Spa for the award presentation, which was expected to raise $60,000 for the 30th year of the film festival, scheduled to run Jan. 27 through Feb. 7. "This year's special because Kirk always wanted to honor a woman," SBIFF executive director Roger Durling said.

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  7. 805 Mobile Oil Change Now Serving Santa Barbara CountyRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Noozhawk

    A new business has opened in Santa Barbara County called 805 Mobile Oil Change , which operates a Mobile Oil Change service that brings our shop to the customer's location. Services from 805 Mobile Oil Change, which opened Nov. 10, are offered in Santa Barbara County and "The 805," from Montecito to Santa Maria, Lompoc to Santa Ynez and everywhere in between.

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  8. BizHawk: Los Arroyos Restaurant Spicing Things Up with Renovations, Menu UpdatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Noozhawk

    Share your business news, including employee announcements and personnel moves, by emailing news@noozhawk.com . ] Free fresh-baked tortilla chips, eight kinds of salsa and a long list of menu favorites have earned Los Arroyo Mexican Restaurant plenty of loyal Santa Barbara patrons since 1999.

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  9. Judy Foreman: Miramar Developer Rick Caruso Shares His Vision of a Welcoming DestinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Noozhawk

    On a recent Tuesday evening, more than 100 people gathered in the gracious living room at the Montecito home of Julie and Jaime Kellner. The event at the East Valley home was co-hosted with Montecito residents Susanne and Gary Tobey.

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  10. Montecito Bank & Trust Announces CASA as 2015 Triathlon BeneficiaryRead the original story

    Monday Nov 10 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara Triathlon not only brings a world-class event right to our own backyard, but it also includes a vitally important fundraising component for a local charity. Since 2002, this special fundraising effort has raised over $480,000 for local nonprofit organizations.

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  11. 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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  12. Judy Foreman: Joan Bowman, Rhona Gordon Do Write by Food and FriendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara bloggers and BFFs Rhona Gordon, left, and Joan Bowman had so much fun on a recent trip to Europe that they were inspired to write a Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants post upon their return, explaining that they needed bigger pants as a result of their indulgence. Joan Bowman and Rhona Gordon met more than 30 years ago when their children attended Montecito Union School .

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  13. Montecito Library Poetry Club to Hear from Guest Poet Paul WillisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Noozhawk

    The Montecito Branch of the Santa Barbara Public Library System will have a guest poet, Dr. Paul Willis, at the Dec. 4 meeting of the Montecito Library Poetry Club. The club, which meets the first Thursday of the month from 3:30 to 5 p.m., discusses the life and works of a selected poet each month.

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  14. Montecito Could Pursue Emergency Desalination Plant to Boost Water SupplyRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | Noozhawk

    Montecito has no recycled water facility and depends largely on surface water for its supply, making the idea of a desalination plant tempting to some water board members and local residents, who gathered Thursday for a community meeting on the issue. A consultant "feasibility study" looked into potential sites for a desalination facility , its seawater intake pipe and "brine" discharge line.

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  15. Santa Barbara Launching Alzheimer's Women's Initiative with Inaugural LuncheonRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | Noozhawk

    Led by Gerd Jordano and Anne Towbes, a group of influential women will launch what is being called the Alzheimer's Women's Initiative and is modeled after a similar and successful program in Orange County. A start to the initiative will bring together 500 people at an inaugral luncheon, titled "Your Brain Matters: Use It to End Alzheimer's," from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at the Fess Parker DoubleTree Resort, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd. in Santa Barbara.

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  16. Shannon Carter of Santa Barbara, 1972-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Noozhawk

    Shannon Marie Carter was born in Santa Barbara, Calif., on June 20, 1972, to parents Richard Young Sr. and Terry Young. As a lifelong resident of the area, she attended Franklin Elementary, Santa Barbara Junior High and Santa Barbara High School.

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  17. Santa Barbara Applying for State Loan to Restart Water Desalination PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Noozhawk

    The plant was placed in standby mode shortly after it was built in the early 1990s, so the reverse-osmosis membranes and other equipment must be replaced to make the facility functional again. The plant pumps seawater through filters to catch the solid matter first, after which pure saltwater is pumped through the membranes at high pressure to separate out the fresh water.

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  18. Judy Foreman: Rebecca McKinney Blair Whistling a Happy Tune with Opening of New BoutiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Noozhawk

    I don't know exactly when Thursdays became the new Fridays , but this day of the week has definitely become the most popular night in Santa Barbara to hold an event. First Thursdays , which have become a staple for the downtown merchants, has turned out to be a great success in getting locals out of their homes and into the restaurants, galleries and stores.

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  19. Santa Barbara Empty Bowls Raises Awareness, Funds for FoodbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Noozhawk

    Volunteers standing beside handcrafted bowls at the annual Santa Barbara Empty Bowls luncheon are, from left, Deborah Ward, Larry Landeck, Yoshi Nakanishi, Santa Barbara Empty Bowls founder Danyel Dean, Sadie Hall, Peggy Shoemaker, Marion Toms, Wendy Carlson and Pat Penny. This unique fundraising event benefits the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County, which is celebrating over 30 years of eliminating hunger and food insecurity by distributing nutritious food, education and other resources through its own programs and to a network of over 330 member nonprofit partners in Santa Barbara County.

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  20. First District Residents Needed to Fill Openings on County Boards, CommissionsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal is seeking community members who live in the First District and are interested in serving on the Montecito Planning Commission, the Montecito Board of Architectural Review, the Advisory Board on Alcohol and Drug Problems or the Air Pollution Control District Community Advisory Council. "Serving on county boards and commissions is an excellent opportunity for members of the public to become actively engaged with local government by offering their insight and knowledge on critical issues affecting the quality of life in our community," Carbajal said.

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