Coastal View News sends out halos to all the volunteer newspaper throwers who helped bring CVN to the doors and driveways of over 200 residents the past two weeks. Thank you Robin, Kris, Emma, Jesse, Justise, Carter, Andres, Esther, Mateo, Eric, Jake, Blanca, Scott, Isabel, Amy and Alonzo!

A reader sends a halo to Ranell Hansen, a local fabric artist, who made GranVida staff PPE masks to wear while they care for residents. “It brought the staff so much joy and the residents feel safer when staff members are wearing them.”  

A reader sends a halo to Uncle Chen Restaurant for a fabulous meal. “The owners are very compliant with all health requirements and made us feel comfortable with our take out service and meal.”

A reader sends a halo to all the grocery stores in town who have worked so hard to provide safe conditions for their shoppers. “I hope that they’re not forgetting to take care of their workers too.”

A reader sends a halo to all the Carpinterians who are flying their American flag during these weeks of uncertainty.

A reader sends a halo to the man who paid for my groceries at Smart & Final. “Now it’s my turn to pay it forward.”

A reader sends a halo to Traci at Albertsons in Carpinteria. “Thank you for all you do for your customers’ needs. All of Albertsons employees have been amazingly helpful during this stressful time.”

A reader sends a halo to the three Little Free Libraries located along her daily walk around Concha Loma. “They are very much appreciated during this time when our local library is closed.”

A reader sends a halo to Jeremy at Rite Aid on Linden Avenue for helping two older ladies find advertised items in the store.


A reader sends a halo to Sean at Verizon for helping a senior navigate a cell phone and “restore her to sanity.”  

A reader sends a halo to Matt O. and Tim from the city of Carpinteria who promptly solved the reader’s sewer problem. “They are courteous and efficient. Thank you!”

A reader sends a halo to Coastal View News for delivering their paper right to their front porch. “What a delightful surprise!”  

A reader sends a halo to Mariela at The Spot for exceptional customer service. “She is always smiling, friendly, patient and kind. Thank you so much for your lovely spirit.”

A reader sends a pitchfork to COVID-19 for taking away the reader’s best excuse for not getting chores done, answering emails, cooking dinner instead of getting takeout, etc. “I can’t really claim that I don’t have the time to do those things anymore, can I?”

A reader sends a pitchfork to the person who tagged the new freeway sound wall.

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