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  • NoozhawkObituariesNoozhawkBruce Velasco passed peacefully on Nov. 16. He was 86 years old. Bruce was born on Nov. 6, 1931, and was raised in South Central Los Angeles. Shortly after graduating Washington High School, Bruce joined the U.S. Navy and was on active duty in the ...

  • Susan Miles Gulbransen: What Makes Santa Barbara Such a Writing Town?NoozhawkWhy does Santa Barbara have such a long literary history? What does our area offer to kick-start the brains of writers and readers? Local book history began in 1836 when Richard Henry Dana wrote in his classic Two Years Before the Mast (1840) about his ...

  • NoozhawkArts & EntertainmentNoozhawkKevin Lyman, right, promoter of the revolutionary Warped Tour music festival, moderates a panel during the opening day Thursday of the three-day Fest Forums convention in Santa Barbara. (L. Paul Mann / Noozhawk photo). By L. Paul Mann, Noozhawk ...and more »

  • This Week in Local SportsNoozhawkIt's a busy Thanksgiving weekend for football as three local teams have each won two CIF-SS playoff games to reach the final rounds. Laguna Blanca is playing for its first-ever football championship on Saturday. The Owls travel to take on Lancaster ...

  • NoozhawkPossibility Lab Convenes Social Sector Leaders for a Day of Connection, ExplorationNoozhawkPossibility Lab participants were still energized after a full day of connecting, collaborating, brainstorming, sharing and strategizing to tackle complex community challenges. More than 140 people took part in Leading from Within's inaugural program ...

  • KEYTTeens take flight with Santa Barbara non-profitKEYTSANTA BARBARA, Calif. - A group of underserved teens in Santa Barbara County got the chance to take flight on Saturday. The non-profit A Different Point of View made it possible, in conjunction with Above All Aviation Flight School. Lynn Houston is the ...

  • Santa Barbara EdhatSanta's Reindeers Come to Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara EdhatFor the first time in its 54-year history, the Santa Barbara Zoo will exhibit reindeer, on view only this holiday season from Wednesday, November 22, 2017, to Monday, January 1, 2018. Two male reindeer, an adult named Holiday and a first-year calf ...

  • NoozhawkStatewide Transit Award Recognizes Santa Barbara MTD's Drive to Get Back on TrackNoozhawkThe Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit Distric has been named the state Transit Agency of the Year for its new text alert and real-time app and other innovations designed to make it more consumer-friendly and reverse declining ridership. (Joshua Molina ...

  • Scharfeld is Interim Assistant Principal at Santa Barbara Community ...NoozhawkSchools Superintendent Cary Matsuoka has announced the appointment of Anna Scharfeld as interim assistant principal for Santa Barbara Community ...and more »

  • KEYTReport shows insights to the homeless death increase in Santa ...KEYTA new report says the homeless death toll is up slightly in Santa Barbara County and the leading cause of the fatalities has changed.Report finds quality of life generally good in Santa Barbara County ...Lompoc RecordTim Dougherty named Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara ...Santa Maria Timesall 3 news articles »

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  • 12 Aug
    Ventura Raceway 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura The Best Little Dirt Track in America" Ventura Racing Association. Come watch the Sprint Cars, Dwarf Cars, Hobby Stocks, California Lightning Sprints,

  • 23 Aug
    Ventura County Fairgrounds Swap Meet All Day

    Ventura County Fairgrounds Swap Meet, Ventura, California This occurs every Wednesday at the Ventura fairgounds. For additional info click here:

  • 24 Aug
    Brew Festival - Thousand Oaks 04:00 pm to 08:00 pm

    Thousand Oaks Brew Festival About Thousand Oaks BrewFest is now a destination event.  Good weather brings out good friends who in turn have good times. There is no other beer festival nationally

  • 24 Sep
    Taste of Local Festival 2017 in Ventura CA 12:00 pm to 05:00 pm

    2017 Taste of Local Festival - Ventura CA Name: 2017 Taste of Local Festival Date: September 24, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM PDT

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