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At the Lions Club gala dinner on June 30, new club officers were installed for 2018-19. Over 100 people attended the “plated” dinner catered by Stanton’s Gourmet Catering.  Past President Curtis Lopez was the MC and Past District Deputy Governor Fred Lemere swore in the new officers. The eve…

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The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office issued a warning to community members after seeing a number of phone scam reports where the caller poses as a Southern California Edison employee. The scammer threatens to disconnect electricity service unless a payment is made immediately using a pre-paid …

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Beach and landscape oil paintings in a palette of cool blues and warm yellows by Kris Buck will be on exhibit at Zookers until August 26.  Born and raised in Santa Barbara, Buck’s paintings capture tranquil outdoor settings along canals of Venice, lakes of Italy, golden pastures of France an…

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“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it,” wrote Harper Lee in “To Kill A Mockingbird.”

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) is one of the agencies that tracks the impacts of climate change. This week they stated that June 2018 was the third-hottest June on record. In May, a Columbia University study found that the cloud cover in Southern California has been …

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I have enjoyed reading the articles about police presence in our little Carp community.  We have been residents approximately four years and love Carpinteria. I first noticed police in the area on our first visit and even spoke to a park ranger who recommended The Spot for lunch. Good stuff.

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I agree with Bob Franco’s letter (“Lunch with two deputies,” CVN, Vol. 24, No. 41). He refers to the 38 percent of the city’s budget that is spent on police—this is too much for a town of our size that can’t even fund the library. The problem is not the police, they are doing their job. The …

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Traffic on Highway 101 can drive a person insane. But there are thanks to give for all the rounds of improvements that have brought the 101 to its current state. Imagine today’s commuters on the highway of 100 years ago, which we now know as Carpinteria Avenue and which is shown above near t…

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Wally, Candi, Alec and Daniel Burquez, along with family friend, Sam Pantoja, recently spent a week in Barcelona, Spain. They visited Camp Nou, Barcelona’s soccer stadium, Park Guell, a 17th century military castle, and other museums and sites. The weather is exactly like Carpinteria’s and t…

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Since visits to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park years ago, Mike and Diane Wondolowski have been watching the status of the ongoing Kilauea eruption and waiting. When new fissures opened up in May and started fountaining lava, they immediately made their travel plans and got to the Big Island …

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The Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Evolation Yoga on June 18 to celebrate the opening of the Carpinteria location. Aiden McNellis, center, son of co-owners Astrid and Kevin McNellis, helped hold the ribbon. The McNellis’ own and manage Evolation with Zefea S…

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Carpinteria’s Chocolats du CaliBressan is this year’s winner of the Women’s Economic Ventures People’s Choice Award. The award honors entrepreneurs who, when faced with disaster, showed the resilience necessary to stay in business, or chose to give back and help others. Though Jean Michel an…