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Museum of Natural History Unveils New Butterfly Pavilion and Transformed Backyard

After a year of renovations, the second phase of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History’s $20 million Centennial Project opened to the public on September 22, welcoming over 3,500 guests in the first two days.

United Way Honors Volentine Family Foundation During 22nd Annual Red Feather Ball Oct. 5

Join the community and United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) in supporting the organization’s youth education programs at the 22nd Annual Red Feather Ball Oct. 5 at the Four Seasons Biltmore.

Senior Expo of Santa Barbara Turns 30

On Wednesday October 3, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon at Earl Warren Showgrounds, Senior Expo of Santa Barbara expects to draw over 1,000 seniors, family members, and caregivers seeking a convenient and fun way to discover the plethora of resources for seniors in our community. 

Sarah Chrisman Named to Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors

Sarah Chrisman, a former high-tech entrepreneur who parlayed breakout success in Silicon Valley into a second career as a local philanthropist of note, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. Born in Pasadena, Ms. Chrisman earned undergraduate degrees in music and mathematical sciences at Stanford University before […]

Housing Authority, League of Women Voters Team up for Voter Registration Drive Sept. 25

The Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara is teaming up with the League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara to ensure its residents and the community are ready for the Nov. 6 election.

Volunteers Take on Community Projects for 27th Annual Day of Caring

More than 1,100 volunteers picked up paintbrushes, shovels and whatever other tools they needed to improve and beautify the community during United Way’s 27th Annual Day of Caring.

Housing Authority to Introduce New Section 8 Incentives for Landlords at Sept. 26 Meeting

Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara has introduced new incentives for landlords to take part in the Section 8 housing program, which will be discussed Sept. 26

Hospice of Santa Barbara Recognizes Heroes of Hospice

Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) hosted about 340 guests for the 6th Annual Heroes of Hospice “Jewels by the Sea” Luncheon on Wednesday, September 12 at the Four Seasons Biltmore, Coral Casino.

Each year, HSB recognizes the outstanding organizations and individuals who continue to play an important role in service to those in our community and/or support the organization’s mission of providing care to anyone experiencing the impact of serious illness or grieving the death of a loved one.

Emerging Leaders 2019 Program – Now Accepting Applications!

Leading From Within is happy to announce that we will be running our 10-month Emerging Leaders program again from January through October 2019.
Emerging Leaders provides professionally relevant curriculum in support of the next generation of social sector leaders in Santa Barbara County.

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Celebrates New Affordable Housing in Goleta, Casas de Los Carneros Apartments

Goleta, Calif., September 10, 2018 – Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is thrilled to announce the grand opening of Casas de Los Carneros Apartments in Goleta on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Casas de Los Carneros (CDLC) is the affordable housing component of The Village at Los Carneros, a new Master Plan development by Comstock Homes located […]