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  1. Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Reaches Out to Families, Young ProfessionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    Music education, free tickets and meet-the-musician events are part of the chamber orchestra's strategies to attract new audiences Founded in 1978, the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra performed early concerts in coffeehouses and libraries, and later the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Although the organization is now a mainstay of the Lobero Theatre stage, the intimate connection and informal interaction with its audience remains just as important today.

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  2. Couple Found Hiding Under Carpinteria House After Eluding DeputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Noozhawk

    Despite eluding sheriff's deputies for several hours, two people were arrested Wednesday night after they were found hiding under a house in Carpinteria, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department . The incident began at about 5:30 p.m., when deputies spotted a vehicle on San Ysidro Lane in Montecito that had been reported driving recklessly by the Santa Barbara Police Department , according to Kelly Hoover, a sheriff's spokeswoman.

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  3. Judy Foreman: One Year In, Jennie Reiter Sees an Even Brighter Future for BlankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Noozhawk

    With expansion plans underway and on the horizon, Montecito women's boutique plans Feb. 24 anniversary party to celebrate with customers and community Jennie Reiter, left, opened her Blanka women's boutique last winter, and the store has become a popular - and comfortable - destination for her customers. "We feel so blessed to be part of this amazing community in Montecito," she says.

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  4. Robert Bernstein: Challenging Hike on Cold Spring Trail in MontecitoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Noozhawk

    A hiker makes a leap across Cold Spring Creek, which is swelled with runoff from the recent storms. A hiker makes a leap across Cold Spring Creek, which is swelled with runoff from the recent storms.

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  5. Corporate Philanthropy: Let the Games BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Noozhawk

    The Towbes Group is encouraging employees to leave their desks and hit the turf for some fun competition with local Special Olympics athletes in Give-a-Palooza 2.0, supporting Special Olympics of Santa Barbara. The competition and post-games celebration will be held 4-6 p.m. Friday, March 24, at Cabrillo Park, 6601 Hollister Ave., Goleta.

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  6. Valuable Stolen Rare Plants Returned to Local NurseriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Noozhawk

    A Carpinteria man has been connected to the theft of more than $3,000 worth of stolen exotic plants, according to Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office. Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Rural Crimes Unit detectives contacted Cassidy Murphy King this week regarding the investigation of stolen plants, according to sheriff's spokeswoman Kelly Hoover.

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  7. Jon Clark, Janet Garufis Named Man & Woman of Year by Santa Barbara FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Noozhawk

    The two will be honored for their extraordinary service and voluntarism to the Santa Barbara community at a reception at the Four Seasons Biltmore, Coral Casino, on March 8, 2017. "We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 74th Man & Woman of the Year, and to continue the tradition of celebrating the leadership and voluntarism of individuals like Jon Clark and Janet Garufis," said Ronald V. Gallo, President & CEO of the Santa Barbara Foundation.

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  8. Friendship Center Keeps 'California Dreamin'' at Annual Festival of HeartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Noozhawk

    Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Friendship Center of Santa Barbara held its fun Festival of Hearts luncheon on Saturday in the Reagan Room of The Fess Parker . Now in its 18th year, the imaginative committee created a "California Dreamin'" theme this year, and guests got in the spirit by wearing aloha shirts, vintage beachwear, tie-dyed and fringed hippie chick and hippie dude garb, and white knee-high boots.

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  9. Charles Newman, Christine deVrie Join CEC BoardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Noozhawk

    The Community Environmental Council has announced that Charles Newman is new member of its board of directors, which plays a vital role in the organization's mission and leadership. The nonprofit also announced that Christine deVrie has joined the Partnership Council, which has a broad spectrum of community members who act as ambassadors to advocate, network and promote on behalf of CEC.

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  10. Judy Foreman: Artists in Residence Ginny and Garrett Speirs Are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Noozhawk

    Ginny and Garrett Speirs, at their 1878 Victorian farmhouse in Montecito, are each well-regarded artists. Garrett Speirs started a Plein Air Tuscany study abroad program to share his passion for the painting form with artists of all skill levels.

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  11. Santa Barbara International Film Festival Shines Light on Local FilmmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Noozhawk

    The Stanford University graduate and filmmaker worked with refugees in East Africa as a United Nations volunteer and orphaned children in Southern Chile as an Ambassadorial Scholar, before receiving his master's degree in documentary film and video. "I'm always ready to go to another place and learn from people abroad," Jenkins said.

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  12. Medical Community Ponders Effects of Affordable Care Act RepealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2013 | Noozhawk

    Daniel Gutirrez, 59, didn't want to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. He flat-out didn't like the idea of accepting a handout.

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  13. Isabelle Huppert Garners Montecito Award at Santa Barbara International Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Noozhawk

    French actress Isabelle Huppert was honored with the Montecito Award Wednesday night by the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Actress Isabelle Huppert poses for photographers Wednesday night on the red carpet at the Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara.

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  14. Deal Reached to Move Some Stored Reservoir Water Supplies for Santa Barbara County AgenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Noozhawk

    Faced with the threat of losing carryover and purchased water stored in San Luis Reservoir , Santa Barbara County agencies have signed onto a deal with the Metropolitan Water District to move some of that supply. If the Merced County reservoir spills, a scenario predicted to happen this winter, any carryover water in San Luis Reservoir will be wiped from the records and labeled part of the state aqueduct supply for 2017.

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  15. Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams Recieve Cinema Vanguard AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Noozhawk

    "Throughout their respective careers, Casey and Michelle have impressed audiences with distinct, personal roles, and we are excited to bring them together to honor their sublime performances in Manchester by the Sea ," SBIFF executive director Roger Durling said. Manchester by the Sea is the story of a Boston janitor played by Affleck, who unexpectedly must return home after his brother dies of heart disease, forcing him to care for his teenage nephew.

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  16. Judy Foreman: Roxy and Michael Lawler Breathe New Life into Montecito Village GroceryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Noozhawk

    Couple's plans for neighborhood market include new selections and remodeled look but same convenient, pleasant experience for loyal locals Montecito Village Grocery owners Roxy and Michael Lawler flank their daughter, Chelsea, at the Upper Village store. The family is excited to be in the community, and they're enthusiastically adapting to the sense of place.

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  17. Study: Live Classical Music Helps Dementia Patients Tune InRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Noozhawk

    'Classical Connections' study documents therapeutic benefits of live performances for individuals suffering cognitive decline. Research to continue in the spring.

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  18. Ray Ford: Buena Vista Canyon - A Hidden Jewel in Montecito FoothillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Noozhawk

    Narrow canyon walls, lush vegetation, a hint of fall coloring and views over the canyon at the upper end of the trail: who could want more in a hike? The hike up into the interior of Buena Vista Canyon is just over a half-mile in length or close to a mile and a half for an out-and-back trip, which is perfect for our English bulldog named Myrtle, so we do it quite often. There are lots of little climbs, plenty of chaparral odors to sample and a bunch of small pools to play in further up the trail, so for Myrtle this is dog heaven.

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  19. Bill Macfadyen: Santa Barbara County Probation Chief Finds Himself Under ScrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Noozhawk

    NoozWeek's Top 5 hops into Bar 29 and Perch Hair Salon, runs into housing woes and party poopers in Isla Vista, and ties up a busy Goleta intersection Noozhawk will be electronic monitoring the case of Lupe Rabago, who is on administrative leave from his $230,000-a-year job as Santa Barbara County's chief probation officer. The job of chief probation officer usually is as under the radar as it is thankless.

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  20. A Toast to 'Ginspiration Point,' Official Drink of Santa BarbaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Noozhawk

    "Ginspiration Point" by Alcazar Tapas Bar is the winner of the "Official Drink of Santa Barbara" craft cocktail contest. The cocktail was designated Santa Barbara's official signature drink of 2017 at a finale judging event hosted by Visit Santa Barbara on Jan. 26, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara.

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