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10th annual Día de los Muertos Celebration returns to Conejo Mountain Memorial Park on Nov. 4

10th annual Día de los Muertos Celebration returns to Conejo Mountain Memorial Park on Nov. 4

CAMARILLO — 10th annual Día de los Muertos Celebration returns to Conejo Mountain Funeral Home, Memorial Park & Crematory from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at 2052 Howard Road, Camarillo. “Hasta La Muerte — Comida, Altars, Prayers, Laughter and Tears.” Free. Activities for everyone include: Face painting Build your own altar Muerto...
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Dec. 5 — Father Greg Boyle to Speak at Garvin Theatre

Dec. 5 — Father Greg Boyle to Speak at Garvin Theatre

SANTA BARBARA — Reverend Gregory J. Boyle, the founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, the world’s largest and most successful gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program, will speak at SBCC’s Garvin Theatre on December 5 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Father Gregory’s work has been called “a moving example of unconditional...
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Dec. 7 — An Irish Christmas

Dec. 7 — An Irish Christmas

SANTA BARBARA — Kerry Irish Productions Inc Presents an “An Irish Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at the Granada Theatre, 1214 State St., downtown Santa Barbara. As seen on PBS! Take a journey through Ireland at Christmastime with superb dancing, singing and Irish traditional music celebrating the international spirit of the holiday season....
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Women’s Economic Ventures Honors Trailblazer and Business of the Year Award Winners at “Empowerment is Priceless” Fundraiser

Women’s Economic Ventures Honors Trailblazer and Business of the Year Award Winners at “Empowerment is Priceless” Fundraiser

Annual event raises more than $400,000 to support local entrepreneurs SANTA BARBARA — Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) welcomed close to 400 guests and raised more than $400,000 at their Empowerment is Priceless event held on October 10th at the Fess Parker Hotel in Santa Barbara. The non-profit’s annual breakfast fundraiser recognized WEV’s 2017 Trailblazer, Business...
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Through Nov. 7 — Award-Winning Local Historian and Author Erin Graffy at SBCC School of Extended Learning: ‘After the Fall: A Cultural History of Postwar Vietnam’

Through Nov. 7 — Award-Winning Local Historian and Author Erin Graffy at SBCC School of Extended Learning: ‘After the Fall: A Cultural History of Postwar Vietnam’

SANTA BARBARA — It’s a period that’s been explored in many ways and mediums, most recently in Ken Burns’ documentary series “The Vietnam War.” However, the country’s postwar history is rarely explored. Now Santa Barbara will have a chance to understand this fascinating and significant time with SBCC School of Extended Learning instructor Erin...
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Through Nov. 10 — Tuition Assistance Application Period Opens for SBCC School of Extended Learning Spring Semester

Through Nov. 10 — Tuition Assistance Application Period Opens for SBCC School of Extended Learning Spring Semester

SANTA BARBARA — To help as many people as possible take fee-based classes, SBCC’s School of Extended Learning is opening its Tuition Assistance Awards application period through Nov.10 for the Spring Semester. Students with limited resources can apply for $125 tuition assistance. Application forms are  available online at https://www.thecll.org/library/tuition-assistance. Paper forms are available in person at...
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Antioch University Announces New Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

Antioch University Announces New Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

SANTA BARBARA — Antioch University named Norbert Tan as its new associate vice chancellor for institutional advancement. Tan will be based on Antioch University’s Santa Barbara campus and will provide both campus and university-wide fundraising support focusing on initiatives with the West Coast advancement team. He succeeds Barbara Greenleaf, who successfully led fundraising efforts...
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Through Oct. 10 — ‘Santa Barbara History You Don’t Know – but Would Love to Ask!’ at SBCC School of Extended Learning

Through Oct. 10 — ‘Santa Barbara History You Don’t Know – but Would Love to Ask!’ at SBCC School of Extended Learning

SANTA BARBARA — Santa Barbara’s past is filled with quirky characters, great inventions and forgotten stories that would even surprise a local. Whether you were born on the South Coast or made it a permanent home after falling for the coastline, local historian and SBCC School of Extended Learning instructor Erin Graffy will uncover...
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Oct. 21 — Fired Up for Special Olympics Fundraiser

Oct. 21 — Fired Up for Special Olympics Fundraiser

SANTA BARBARA — The Santa Barbara City and County Firefighters will come together on Saturday, October 21st to host the 3rd Annual Fired Up for Special Olympics Fundraiser. Located at the Santa Barbara Carriage Museum for the first time ever, this year’s dinner will take place from 5pm-10pm. The evening will include a silent...
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Sept. 23 — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Gala to Honor Terry Hickey Banks

Sept. 23 — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Gala to Honor Terry Hickey Banks

CARPINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria will host its largest annual fundraiser “An Evening in Bloom” on Saturday, September 23 from 5:30pm-10pm. This year’s gala will be held at Girls Inc.’s campus at 5315 Foothill Road in Carpinteria. The annual affair features a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres hour, red carpet photo reception, plated dinner,...
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EDC-VC Expands Small Business Development Center’s Roster

EDC-VC Expands Small Business Development Center’s Roster

VENTURA COUNTY – The Economic Development Collaborative-Ventura County has added four new consultants to their team of 30-plus advisors providing free one-on-one consulting to local businesses to help area companies strengthen and grow their bottom line. The new advisors include Bruce Hazuka, business management; Erica Bristol, legal/compliance and intellectual property; Raja Subramoni, marketing; and...
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Heal Your Heart: Can a Gift Help Prevent Heart Disease?

Heal Your Heart: Can a Gift Help Prevent Heart Disease?

SANTA BARBARA — What goes into maintaining a healthy heart? Is it just the physical heart muscle and circulation that matters, or is there an active emotional component? Can the simple act of conveying your best wishes and intentions make a real difference in the health of the recipient’s heart — and even your...
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April 16 — Easter Services First United Methodist Church, Santa Barbara

April 16 — Easter Services First United Methodist Church, Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA — First United Methodist Church, Santa Barbara will celebrate the glory of our Risen Lord with worship services on Easter Sunday at 9:00am and 10:45am.  The identical services will feature anthems by the Chancel Choir including Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus”, under the direction of Nathan Kreitzer accompanied by organist Dr. Steve Hodson, and brass...
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April 19 — ‘An Evening with Isabel Allende’

April 19 — ‘An Evening with Isabel Allende’

SANTA BARBARA — “An Evening with Isabel Allende” will be presented from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 at The Granada Theatre, 1214 State St., Santa Barbara. “Allende’s books feel like ornate fairy tales, velvety and otherworldly and sly, as full of mystery as history.” Los Angeles Times Literary legend Isabel Allende is...
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April 3 — Inspirational Women Take the Stage at Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Luncheon

April 3 — Inspirational Women Take the Stage at Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Luncheon

CARINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria will host its annual “Women of Inspiration” luncheon on Monday, April 3, welcoming Erica Ford, CEO and founder of LIFE Camp, Inc., who will serve as the keynote speaker. Ford’s motivation to make a change came from her upbringing in the high-crime neighborhood of Jamaica, Queens in the...
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