Anniversaries

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
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Joaquin and Sukie Ornelas will celebrate 58 years of marriage on April 27. Joaquin and Sukie have three children, Joaquin Jr., Danny and Jorge and two grandchildren. Due to this year’s unique circumstances, they will celebrate their union with family.

Wednesday, April 07, 2021
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Joseph and Yvonne Velasquez will celebrate 60 years of marriage on April 8. Joseph and Yvonne have three children, Joe, Dina and Denise and six grandsons (one deceased), three granddaughters, five great-grandsons and three great-granddaughters. The family plans to have a reunion to celebrate…

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
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Joe and Kim (Casselman) Franken were married on Nov. 10, 1990 at Casa Dorinda in Montecito. Their close friends and Casa Dorinda residents attended their wedding and Judge James Pattillo performed the ceremony. It was one of less than three weddings that have been held at Casa Dorinda. Joe i…

Birthdays

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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Carpinterian Tyson Willson will turn 91 on June 25. Willson was principal of Carpinteria Middle School between 1960 and 1990. Willson is doing great, his son Tyler told CVN. 

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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Baby Boden was born on April 1, 2021 at 12:11 a.m. at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds 12.3 ounces and measured 20 inches long. He joins his very excited big brother, Cannon, and parents, Rose Deacon Brown and Kacey Brown. Baby Boden’s maternal grandparents are Leigh and T…

Wednesday, March 03, 2021
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Former Carpinteria Middle School secretary Phyl Hansen celebrated her 98th birthday on Saturday, Feb. 27, with a drive-by birthday party at the Carpinteria Community Church parking lot. Hansen is a familiar face for many lifelong Carpinterians and enjoyed distanced visits from friends and fa…

Births

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
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Larry Nimmer and Tara O’Reilly of Carpinteria are proud to announce the birth of two new granddaughters. June Lynn Nimmer was born on March 12, 2021, to her parents Kelly and Steve Nimmer of Oak View. Charli Dominique Guzman O’Reilly was born on June 18, 2021, to her parents Rosa Rogers O’Re…

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
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Ty Gilbert Thomas Galvez was born on May 6, 2021, to parents Tim and Rosalie (Luna) Galvez. Ty was born at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and measured 20 inches in length. Big sisters Addisyn, Avery and Mariah, and big brother Niko welcomed Ty to the family, a…

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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Annie Jane Rogan was born on June 14, 2021 at 1:46 a.m. to parents Jack and Audrey Rogan. Annie was 7 lbs., 5 oz and 19 1/2” long.

Engagements

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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George and Marijo de Mattos of Carpinteria are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Thomas de Mattos, to Savannah Carson, daughter of Bob and Leslie Carson of Santa Paula and sister of Hillary Carson-Downer.  

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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Luisa and Dennis McLoughlin of Carpinteria are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Asia McLaughlin of Carpinteria to Nicholas Batastini of Santa Barbara. The groom-elect’s parents are Barbara and Victor Batastini of Santa Barbara. 

Weddings

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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On May 15, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Montecito, Asia McLaughlin of Carpinteria and Nicholas Batastini of Santa Barbara were married in a ceremony officiated by Monsignor Stephen Downes. The parents of the bride are Luisa and Dennis McLoughlin of Carpinteria; and the parents of th…

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
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Nancy and Tom Hussey of Carpinteria are proud to announce the marriage of their son Peter Hussey to Ramona Raskob. Peter is a graduate of Carpinteria High School who recently completed his master’s degree in History from California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo. Ramona is a bilin…

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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Erin LeSuer Johnsen of Minneapolis and Tim Laber of Ojai married in a small ceremony atop Meditation Mount on Sept. 20, 2020. The couple met serendipitously at a wedding in 2014. Together, they moved to Carpinteria in 2016. Tim and Erin expressed their gratitude and love to the numerous Carp…