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A reader sends a halo to the Boy Scouts of Troop 50 for spending the last two Saturdays clearing the weeds from the infields at El Carro Park.

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A reader sends a halo to Sal and Maria of Reyes Market for the lovely dinners they deliver each week. “They are very much appreciated by this senior citizen.”

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A reader sends a halo to Pedro from McDonald’s and The UPS Store.“Quite simply the nicest and most courteous with each and every transaction—yeah!”

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A reader sends a halo to Mama Lowey for excellent butter and banana bread. “Thank you for delivering the treat with the cute napkins and plates. You are the best!”

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A reader sends a halo to the CUSD transportation department (Michael, Jose, Tamera, Stacy and Karen) for delivering student work packets to their houses in the pouring rain. “Their efforts help ensure that all students continue to have access to their learning.”

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A reader sends a halo to Sharon Organista, the reader’s friend and travel agent, for getting the reader an early ticket home from Panama the day before they closed their airport. “Without her help we may have been stuck there on 24-hour-a-day quarantine (and with surfing now illegal!).”

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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!

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A reader sends a halo to Pacific Health Foods for handing out gloves to each customer, for limiting the number of customers in the store and marking-off six feet of distance. “You rock!”

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A reader sends a halo to Albertson’s cashiers for always serving at the front of any emergency. “Be kind with them when you can’t find TP or sanitizer, they are doing their best for our community.”

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A reader sends a halo to Dr. Smith, Brook, Marco, Connie and Liz and everyone at the Animal Medical Clinic on Casitas Pass Road. “We are grateful for your high level of professionalism, empathy and care throughout the years.”

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A reader sends a halo to Karen at the Carpinteria Valley Museum of History for giving the reader an informative and entertaining private tour. “I learned so much about the history of our town!”

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A reader sends a halo to Jim and Jennifer Rockwell for doing their best to get everyone’s dry cleaning back to them during this difficult time. “Hope you recover quickly from your surgery, Jim.”     

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A reader sends a halo to Geri Carty and Eydie Kaufman for preventing a Superbowl fight. “Good work, ladies.”  

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A reader sends a halo to Brian and Rick who cleaned up bags of trash on the Land Trust of Santa Barbara County's section of the Carpinteria Salt Marsh.

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A reader sends a halo to Anthony and Francis for the informative agricultural tour of their Foothill Road farm. “Your passion of farming was apparent and we loved the opportunity to go behind the scenes.”

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A reader sends a halo to Bill Cross in gratitude for 22 years of providing numismatic expertise at his shop, Bill’s Coins. “Bill, you will be missed, but enjoy your retirement!”

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A reader sends a halo to Tambra at Albertsons. “The first thing I do when I walk into the store is look to see what register she’s working at, because her warm, friendly and enthusiastic manner makes me feel happier than when I walked in!”

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A reader sends a halo to Whitney. “She is a sweet little girl who made and delivered her homemade cinnamon ornaments to every volunteer at Saint Joseph Thrift Store on Wednesday, Dec. 18. What a kind and thoughtful gesture. We were all deeply touched. Merry Christmas!”

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A reader sends a halo to Principal O’Shea and the entire CMS teaching team who make themselves available to students before school, after school and on email. “They go way above and beyond to foster student success.”

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A reader sends a halo to Kerry at Jazzercise for always being there for her clients. “She brings her beautiful smile and keeps us moving.”

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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.

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A reader sends a halo to the Carpinteria Unified School District for not shutting down school when there was a fire 40 miles away. “Thank you for keeping kids safe and putting families first.”

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A reader sends a halo to Sandra Pereira for being an excellent physical trainer at Carpinteria Athletics. “She’s keeping me in shape as I enter my old age.”

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A reader sends a halo to the Carpinteria High School students who spent many hours volunteering in the merchandise booth at Avofest. “You guys and girls rock!”

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A reader sends a halo to the Carpinteria High School student who turned in another student’s lost wallet. “You saved him from having to replace his license and debit card, and have renewed my admiration for the integrity of our local high school students. Warrior spirit all the way.”

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A reader sends a halo to the man who rushed to help a middle-school boy who crashed on his bike and was doubled-over, screaming in pain. “I saw you; you were amazing—you helped him up, get straightened out and on his way. People like you give the world hope.”  

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A reader sends a halo to the flip flop that has managed to stay in the middle of the Carpinteria Avenue and Casitas Pass Road intersection for two months. “Parents work hard to teach their kids that kind of tenacity—I don’t know where your mate is, but I’m sure it would be proud.”

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A reader sends a halo to the people who ride their bikes after dark with front and rear lights. “I’ve had a few scares, and so I appreciate you!”

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A reader sends a halo to everyone in the community who donated time, money and gave support for the reader’s daughter, Lindsay Morrison and her grandkids, Mercedes and Bentley Romero-Morrison, in the passing of Eric Romero. “Your support has helped them a great deal.”

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A reader sends a halo to Bill Dayka and Casey Balch for another great summer of Movies in the Park. “These family-friendly movies make great memories for both locals and visitors!”

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A reader sends a halo to the amazing teachers at Carpinteria Children’s Project: Gaby, Ana, Isabel and Jasmine for their attention to, and support of a thankful little boy and his family over the last couple of years. “Your caring on his behalf helped to change his life.”

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A reader sends a halo to the whole Carpinteria community for all their prayers, support and donations for the reader’s kids during this hard time. “And to everyone who came to pay their respects as we laid Eric to rest.”

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A reader sends a halo to the ladies and gentlemen who volunteer to make the beautiful floral bouquets every Friday evening for St. Joseph Church. “Thanks also for the flower growers who donate the flowers!”

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A reader sends a halo to whoever returned the reader’s purse. “Thanks for all the prayers—they worked and I got the most important stuff back. Carpinteria rocks!”

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A reader sends a halo to Ken Ha for hosting another successful Independence Day Tennis Tournament at Sandpiper. “You are a community-focused and all-around great guy. Lots of fun!”

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A reader sends a halo to Coriander for caring for the reader’s dog Stella. “Thank you, for caring for our dog Stella as your own—despite her eccentricities. Stella and I are so grateful for your time, and the love you show her.”

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A reader sends a halo to Diana Rigby for always being approachable, thoughtful of all students and finally moving our district into the competitive future. “Our kids’ future shines bright, thanks to you!”

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A reader sends a halo to Rincon Brewery for not having straws or plastic to-go bags. “You make a difference, thank you. Maybe other restaurants in town will follow suit.”

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A reader sends a halo to a long time postal customer, John. “Thank you for the cutest gift for my granddaughter. You are so thoughtful!”

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A reader sends a halo to the Gym Next Door for helping to create a community of friends and role models who “just keep moving” ...even into their 90s.

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