A reader sends a halo to GranVida Senior Living for generously opening their beautiful lobby for the public to drop off non-perishable items for the Carpinteria Woman’s Club annual Food Drive.

A reader sends a halo to Dave Jaskolski at a local insurance company. “Thank you for your exceptional guidance after my accident.”

A reader sends a halo to the drivers who use their turn signals all the time. “It lets everyone know where you’re going—both other vehicles and pedestrians. Thank you!”

A reader sends a halo to angel Rosemary of Carpinteria. “She picked me up walking to the bus stop. Rosemary took the chance to ask me where I was going.”

A reader sends a halo to the generous and thoughtful lady who paid for the reader’s groceries when she realized she’d misplaced her credit card. “Thank you, thank you!”

A reader sends a halo to Kylee Martinez for receiving an early acceptance letter into Westmont College. “I’m so proud of you!”

A reader sends a halo to Jacob Frank. “I nominate Jacob for Lucky Llama employee of the month. He’s the best employee and will forever be granted an LC local.”

A reader sends a halo to Rebecca Franklin (the infamous and graceful Carpinteria Lady Liberty). “She is the most kind and caring friend and will be the most vibrant birthday girl!”

A reader sends a pitchfork to whoever ripped off the beautiful new holiday plantings in front of Fosters Freeze. “Way to be a Grinch!”

A reader sends a pitchfork to school employees who think it’s okay to tell the reader’s children and others that they can’t eat something packed in their lunch. “I bought it, I packed it, they’re going to eat it! You’ve already sucked the fun out of parties, stop harassing them about lunch.”

A reader sends a pitchfork to school administrators for not being more active in stopping the bullying that permeates the neighborhood before and after school. “This is not a cultural difference. This is learned and dangerous behavior.”

A reader sends a pitchfork to the dog owner who took her aggressive dog on Franklin Trail, admitting that it didn’t like other dogs, only to have it attack a dog and a woman jogging. “Please, if your dog is aggressive, keep it off the trail.”

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