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  1. Dan McCaslin: It's a Tempting Time to Hike the Upper Santa Ynez River Via Blue, Cottam CampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    When most of us imagine the Santa Ynez River, we conjure up images of the wine country in the Santa Ynez Valley out past Lake Cachuma and around Los Olivos. Or we visualize driving over Highway 154 to Red Rock for swimming on the "middle Santa Ynez" there, and indeed your drive across it at First Crossing on Paradise Road.

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  2. Santa Barbara Museum of Art Welcomes Connie Frank to Board of TrusteesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is pleased to announce the newest member of its board of trustees for 2015-16, Connie Frank, who will work under the leadership of Board Chair John C. Bishop, Jr. Frank was born and raised in Illinois and graduated from the University of Illinois. She has lived in California since 1972 and is a licensed real estate agent.

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  3. Montecito's Riskin Partners Sets Records in Real Estate for 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara's leading residential real estate team Riskin Partners , a luxury division of Village Properties Realtors and Christie's International Real Estate, has expanded its office in order to better accommodate its growing team. With 2015 sales totaling over $335 million, Riskin Partners's dollar volume was the highest ever in the history of the Santa Barbara multiple listing service.

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  4. Sonos Montecito to Perform at Trinity Episcopal ChurchRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Noozhawk

    Sonos Montecito will perform a free concert at Trinity Episcopal Church of Santa Barbara at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016. Sonos Montecito is a wind quintet comprising local professors of music Andrea Di Maggio, flute; Trey Farrell, oboe; Joanne Kim, clarinet; Andy Radford, bassoon; and Steve Gross, french horn.

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  5. After Soaking Santa Barbara County, Fast-Moving Storm Heads Out With a FlurryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Noozhawk

    A quick-but-powerful storm that doused Santa Barbara County moved out with a flurry on Sunday, leaving behind gusty winds that brought down trees, limbs and power lines, and tore sailboats from their moorings. Emergency crews were kept busy throughout the afternoon responding to reports of trees that had crashed into homes, vehicles and roadways.

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  6. Judy Foreman: Sandwich Generations Mourn John Braid, Montecito's King of Meat and CheeseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Noozhawk

    Owner of popular Village Cheese & Wine Store dies at 84, leaving a legacy of just-the-basics 'half on a whole' and legions of well-fed fans The late John Braid, owner of Village Cheese & Wine Store in Montecito's Upper Village. Basic fare of meat and cheese and a minimal menu are all part of the sandwich shop's appeal, but Braid's knack for remembering names, faces and orders was legendary among loyal locals.

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  7. Santa Barbara Chamber Celebrates 8th Annual Regional Business AwardsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Noozhawk

    Chamber members and community leaders will gather Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Fess Parker Grand Ballroom to celebrate the 8th Annual Region Business Awards presented by American Riviera Bank. The Chamber will be highlighting the accomplishments of 2015 under the leadership of Chair Jonathan Miller and who will pass the gavel to Nathan Sigler.

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  8. Author Diana Anderson to Sign Copies of New Book 'Painted in...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Noozhawk

    Central Coast author Diana Anderson will sign copies of her book, Painted with Love, Romance Eludes Time and Death , at 5 p.m. Feb. 4, 2016, at CASA Magazine as part of Downtown Santa Barbara 1st Thursday. The book signing follows a reading at Tecolote Book Shop in Montecito at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. Painted with Love follows contemporary photographer Dee Coulter, who travels through space in time and winds up in 18th-century Paris.

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  9. Montecito Bank & Trust Reports Strong Growth to Close Out 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Noozhawk

    Montecito Bank & Trust reported 2015 net income of $15.9 million, compared to $13.1 million in December 2014, a 21-percent increase. Total assets grew $53 million during the 12-month period, closing at $1.2 billion, while total deposit growth was 4.5 percent, closing the year at $1.1 billion, up $48 million.

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  10. Santa Barbara Schools Form Facilities Improvement District for Bond MeasuresRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara Unified School District is forming an elementary facilities improvement district for the purpose of going for general-obligation bonds, and the move has been signed off by the County Board of Supervisors and school board. The elementary and secondary school districts merged in 2011, and there needs to be a separate facilities improvement district for the former elementary boundaries for future bond measures, according to district staff.

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  11. Stallone to Receive Santa Barbara Film Festival's Montecito AwardRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced Tuesday that Sylvester Stallone will receive their prestigious Montecito Award for his critically acclaimed role in Ryan Coogler's Creed . Given to a person in the entertainment industry who has made a great contribution to film, the award will be presented to him at a ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the historic Arlington Theater.

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  12. Male Pedestrian Critically Injured When Struck by Train in MontecitoRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Noozhawk

    A male pedestrian was critically injured Monday when he was struck by a freight train in Montecito, according to the Santa Barbara City Fire Department . The incident was reported at about 8:15 a.m. on the tracks between Butterfly Lane and Channel Drive, said fire Battalion Chief Robert Mercado.

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  13. Teens Learn Ingredients For a Healthy Life Through Santa Barbara Culinary ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Noozhawk

    Most of the two dozen high school students arrived early to their weekly cooking class held after school on Mondays at the Franklin Neighborhood Center on Santa Barbara's Lower Eastside. They aproned up, washed their hands, sterilized cutting board work space, pulled long hair back into braids and tamed flyaways with baseball caps as pseudo hairnets.

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  14. 45 mph Wind Gusts, High Surf in Santa Barbara County Forecast Through Sunday MorningRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | Noozhawk

    Although Friday's rain stayed mostly north of Santa Barbara County, the National Weather Service said high winds and high surf would continue to make their presence felt through at least Sunday morning. A cold front moving over the region is expected to produce gusty north winds beginning Saturday afternoon and lasting through Sunday morning.

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  15. Olive Mill Road Roundabout Sparks Drama at Santa Barbara-Montecito meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Noozhawk

    In a twist of irony, officials from the city, Caltrans and the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments admitted at a meeting Thursday that the closure of the Cabrillo Boulevard/Highway 101 northbound onramp and the roundabout installed at the other end of Coast Village Road improves traffic flow, but that it all comes to a sudden halt at the other end of Coast Village Road in front of the Montecito Inn. The issue went before the Santa Barbara and Montecito planning commissions Thursday, in a rare, joint meeting of the two panels.

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  16. Montecito Burn Ban Lifted After Sufficient RainfallRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Noozhawk

    The South Coast has now received sufficient rainfall to increase fuel moisture levels to a point where burn restrictions can be lifted. The Montecito Fire Protection District will be allowing burn permits to be issued starting Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016.

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  17. Crane Country Day School to Open Doors for Annual Open House and Art ShowRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Noozhawk

    Crane Country Day School will host its annual Open House and Art Show from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, at 1795 San Leandro Lane in Montecito. From 2-3 p.m., prospective students and their families are welcome to walk around the Crane campus and visit the schools K-8 classrooms, meet the teachers and see samples of student work.

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  18. Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce to Honor Standout Carpinterians at Annual Awards BanquetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Noozhawk

    The Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce 's 58th Annual Community Awards Banquet will take place Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Reflecting the positive growth within the Chamber and in the generous Carpinteria community, "growing community unity" will be the theme. The Chamber's annual meeting traditionally recognizes those who make the Carpinteria Valley a special place to live, work, play and enjoy.

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  19. Earle Wallin Favor of Montecito,, 1922-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Noozhawk

    Mentally sound but physically frail, he lived in his own home up until August 2015, when his body began failing him. Born Dec. 15, 1922, to Lynn Earle Favor and Hildur Wallin Favor in Pasadena, California, he grew up in Altadena with his older brother, Stuart.

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  20. Chic Boutiques, Mainstay Services All at Home in Montecito Country Mart's Laid-Back SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Noozhawk

    Montecito Country Mart may be a traditional, all-purpose community shopping center, but the complex has the look and feel of a rambling "retail village." Jim Rosenfield , principal of J.S. Rosenfield & Co.

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