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TheraMind Center of Santa Barbara Introduces TMS Specialists

TheraMind Center of Santa Barbara Introduces TMS Specialists

SANTA BARBARA — The TheraMind Center of Santa Barbara is pleased to announce their team of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) technicians. TMS is a non-invasive, safe and effective treatment option for people suffering from drug-resistant depression. It has also been used to treat several other conditions, including Anxiety Disorder, Perinatal and Postpartum Depression (PPD),...
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Program connects foster youth and caregivers with local businesses; and is a timely boost for Ventura County economy

Program connects foster youth and caregivers with local businesses; and is a timely boost for Ventura County economy

Foster VC Kids “Businesses With Heart” program offers discounts to help children and their fostering families; increases business and builds goodwill in the community. VENTURA COUNTY — At a time when the aftereffects of the Thomas Fire are likely to prolong the region’s economic recovery, a new program from Foster VC Kids offers multiple...
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Utilities Chip In to Help Homeowners Replace Inefficient Furnaces, Water Heaters and More

Utilities Chip In to Help Homeowners Replace Inefficient Furnaces, Water Heaters and More

Local homeowners encouraged to apply now; limited supply SANTA BARBARA — Utility rebates that have assisted many homeowners in replacing old, inefficient heaters, install proper insulation and other overlooked, home energy efficiency projects are once again available for 2018. Santa Barbara County’s emPower program is partnering with local utility companies to offer the Home...
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Ventura County Civic Alliance update for Feb. 15

Ventura County Civic Alliance update for Feb. 15

Livable Communities Newsletter Vol. 12, No. 45 February 2018 Quick Links – See the Current State of the Region Report – Last Quarter’s Newsletter   Join us at the Ventura County Civic Alliance! Welcome to Our Winter 2018 Livable Communities Newsletter!  As we indicated last quarter, affordable housing has been recognized by many as the biggest...
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EDC-VC SBDC update for Feb. 14

EDC-VC SBDC update for Feb. 14

ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY AND BUSINESS RECOVERY RESOURCES Dear SBDC Network, I hope this email finds you well. We know the past couple months have been challenging as we have worked with many who have been impacted by disaster. In the midst of the tremendous need and response for assistance we have seen a resilient...
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Senior Project Manager Earns Top Young Professionals Award – S.L. Leonard & Associates’ newest employee honored with Engineering News-Record’s award

Senior Project Manager Earns Top Young Professionals Award – S.L. Leonard & Associates’ newest employee honored with Engineering News-Record’s award

CAMARILLO — Comprehensive real estate development and project management firm with offices in Camarillo and Long Beach, S.L. Leonard & Associates, announces its senior project manager, Perla Hernandez Lastra, has been named a winner in the Engineering News-Record’s Top Young Professionals Contest for 2018. This annual program honors individuals under the age of 40...
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Commentary: emPower Room by Room: A Tip-Top, Energy Efficient Bath Remodel

Commentary: emPower Room by Room: A Tip-Top, Energy Efficient Bath Remodel

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By Javier Saucedo • emPower Central Coast Energy Coach Are you getting to the breaking point being greeted day...
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Limón Condemns Federal Offshore Oil Expansion in Resolution and at Rally on Capitol Steps

Limón Condemns Federal Offshore Oil Expansion in Resolution and at Rally on Capitol Steps

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Monique Limón (D – Santa Barbara) presented Assembly Joint Resolution 29 to oppose the U.S. Department of Interior proposal to expand offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters, and joined the Sierra Club and other environmental advocates in a rally on the State Capitol steps. The rally was held ahead of the...
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Jackson releases statement opposing Trump offshore oil drilling plan

Jackson releases statement opposing Trump offshore oil drilling plan

Only public hearing on offshore drilling plan will be held today in Sacramento SACRAMENTO – Today, to coincide with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s only public meeting on the Trump Administration’s plan to expand offshore oil development in federal waters,  State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), released the following statement: “Today, the Trump Administration is...
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SBCC update for Feb. 8

SBCC update for Feb. 8

Message from the President – February 2018 Due to the disaster that continues to impact our community, our Spring semester was shifted one week later. I’m happy to report that our semester is in full swing and the campus is getting back to a normal routine. There is one story about the disaster response...
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Bilingual report: Food benefits available for California Wildfire, and/or Mudslide victims

Bilingual report: Food benefits available for California Wildfire, and/or Mudslide victims

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) today announced that individuals and families impacted by the wildfires and/or mudslides in Santa Barbara or Ventura Counties may be eligible to receive one month of Disaster CalFresh food assistance. A family of four with available monthly income and resources up to $2,755 per month may be...
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Pacific Western Bank Contributes $100,000 to United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund

Pacific Western Bank Contributes $100,000 to United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund

CENTRAL COAST — Pacific Western Bank has donated $100,000 to the United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund to assist in rebuilding the Santa Barbara and Ventura County communities ravaged by disaster. The local United Way offices established the fund in December 2017 and later extended it to benefit flood victims. One-hundred percent of...
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County emPower Program Contractor Receives Statewide Recognition from SoCalGas for Local Home Energy Efficiency Services

County emPower Program Contractor Receives Statewide Recognition from SoCalGas for Local Home Energy Efficiency Services

CENTRAL COAST — The County’s emPower program is pleased to kick off a new year by congratulating one of its participating local contractors, Progressive Insulation & Windows. On Jan. 16 Progressive Insulation & Windows received statewide recognition and a 2018 Energy Upgrade California Award from SoCalGas. Progressive is also recipient of a past emPower...
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Through Feb. 23 — Free career workshops to be held in Oxnard

Through Feb. 23 — Free career workshops to be held in Oxnard

OXNARD — A series of free career workshops will be held through Feb. 23 at the West County America’s Job Center, 2901 N. Ventura Road, third floor, Oxnard. January 12 – Winning Interviews, 8:00 a.m. – noon – You never get a second chance to make a first impression. This Career Shop will give you the tools you...
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Feb. 24 — 50 Home Challenge Pop-Up – emPower Santa Barbara County

Feb. 24 — 50 Home Challenge Pop-Up – emPower Santa Barbara County

Meet up with friends and neighbors to hear how the 50 Home Challenge is improving homes and communities through energy efficiency! The County of Santa Barbara’s emPower program along with CHERP (Community Home Energy Retrofit Program) will be on hand to answer all your home energy efficiency questions. Stop by Windmill Nursery and get...
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