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A lively bagpipe rendition of “Amazing Grace” introduced the year’s first meeting of the Summerland Citizens Association. Bag piper Gordon Morrison courteously stepped out the door to soften the bag pipe’s loud wail, which was pleasantly audible inside. Morrison returned to applause and took…

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Two days after Christmas, my dad and I traveled up the hill and through the woods to spend the afternoon at his sister’s in Wrightwood. This was where my aunt and uncle raised their 11 children, in a home that perennially overflowed with excitement. Each time I step through the door I’m welc…

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I’m just putting it out there: natural tidiness is not my superpower. I won’t be on next episode of “Hoarders” or anything, but I definitely could have less clutter and more organization. “A place for everything and everything in its place” takes time and a patience with attention to detail …

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Weekend rain could not dampen Carpinteria Aquatics Club (CAC) swimmers’ spirits as they competed in the Pleasant Valley Swim Team swim meet on Jan. 12 and 13. Carpinteria swimmers dropped swim times significantly in the meet, notably: Noah Morente, Malaya Morente, Duncan Otsuki, Davis Otsuki…

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After reaching last year’s semifinals in the CIF-SS Playoffs and falling to eventual champion Oakwood, the Cate School girls basketball team moved from the Frontier League up to the ultra-competitive Tri-Valley League (TVL) this season. Familiar foe and last season’s Frontier League champion…

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It doesn’t take an architect or a historian to know at a glance that the Carpinteria Valley Baptist Church is housed in a building with a long history. It does require more than a glance, however, to know that the well-settled structure located in downtown Carpinteria began its long life as …

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Carpinteria High School cheerleaders Alexia Rodriguez and Melissa Velez traveled to Rome, Italy to perform in the 2019 New Year’s Parade, and kept up with the home team with the Coastal View News while they were away.

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Anthony, Isabel and Jordan Perez took a trip to Maui last summer for Jordan’s 16th birthday, and brought along a copy of the Coastal View News to share in the celebration. The second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands next to the island of Hawaii, Maui is known as the Valley Isle. Native Hawaii…

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Question: Carpinteria has a long-held reputation for being a charming beach community, however, as the population rises and housing prices increase, the City faces profound questions regarding commercial and residential development. First, what is your position on the development of more res…