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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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Carnegie Art Museum update for Feb. 15

Carnegie Art Museum update for Feb. 15

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   CAM Pulse If you missed last Saturday’s Poetry at the Carnegie – The Jackson Wheeler Series, thanks to Phil Taggart, Ventura County’s Poet Laureate the readings were filmed and can be viewed by clicking on each reader’s names, host Marsha de la O, Alyssa Ramirez, Sharon Venezio, and Ellen Reich whom so generously  supported...
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LULAC Launched New Website Aimed to Engage Tech-Savvy Latinos

LULAC Launched New Website Aimed to Engage Tech-Savvy Latinos

New Design Funded by Verizon Foundation WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation’s largest and oldest Latino civil rights organization, launched its newly redesigned website, funded by the generous contributions of the Verizon Foundation. “The new website allows us to maximize our efforts to support the community...
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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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United Way to Distribute $1.5M to Assist Disaster Victims through April; Victim Applications Open

United Way to Distribute $1.5M to Assist Disaster Victims through April; Victim Applications Open

CENTRAL COAST — Disaster victims can apply for the next phase of relief funding through the United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund, which has grown to more than $3.7 million. Through April 30, United Way of Ventura County (UWVC) will be releasing as much as $1.5 million from the fund for individual hardship...
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Services Available to Those Grieving a Loved One or Struggling with Life-Threatening Illness at Compassionate Care of Carpinteria

Services Available to Those Grieving a Loved One or Struggling with Life-Threatening Illness at Compassionate Care of Carpinteria

CARPINTERIA — For more than 40 years, Hospice of Santa Barbara has been privileged to support individuals in our community who are struggling with life-threatening illness or coping with the loss of a loved one. More recently, Hospice of Santa Barbara is excited to announce that we will support the Carpinteria community more locally through...
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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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Santa Barbara Museum of Art update for Feb. 14

Santa Barbara Museum of Art update for Feb. 14

Santa Barbara Museum of Art 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA. Open Tuesday-Sunday 11 am – 5 pm, Free Thursday Evening 5 – 8 pm 805.963.4364 www.sbma.net ½ Price Admission starting March 1   Exhibitions On View   Harold Edgerton, Bullet Through Balloons, 1959. Gelatin silver print. SBMA, Gift of the Harold and Esther Edgerton Foundation....
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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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LA Galaxy to Donate to United Way of Santa Barbara County in Support of Thomas Fire & Flood Fund

LA Galaxy to Donate to United Way of Santa Barbara County in Support of Thomas Fire & Flood Fund

SANTA BARBARA — The LA Galaxy will donate to United Way of Santa Barbara County in support of Thomas Fire & Flood Fund in advance of their Feb. 15 match in Santa Barbara. In support of the effort, the Galaxy will host a meet up with first responders and those affected by Thomas Fire...
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Santa Maria Families Empowered to Navigate Healthcare at First-ever Event for CenCal Health’s New Members

Santa Maria Families Empowered to Navigate Healthcare at First-ever Event for CenCal Health’s New Members

SANTA MARIA — Nearly 80 of CenCal Health’s newest members participated in the “Journey of Learning,” a family-focused health education event in Santa Maria. As the health insurance provider for nearly 179,000 people in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, CenCal Health is dedicated to creating new types of outreach to engage access...
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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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Museum of Ventura County update for Feb. 9

Museum of Ventura County update for Feb. 9

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Speaking Of Ventura County Renowned photographer, and Ventura native, Neal Barr will be the featured speaker at the next “Speaking Of Ventura County“ speaker series, Tuesday,February 13, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at the Main Street location Barr will share highlights and personal...
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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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Food benefits available for wildfire and/or mudslide victims

Food benefits available for wildfire and/or mudslide victims

VENTURA COUNTY — Individuals and families impacted by the wildfires and/or mudslides in Ventura or Santa Barbara 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 eligible to receive up to $640 in...
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