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A reader sends a halo to Oscar at the Carpinteria Post Office for all his patience and kindness in thoroughly answering all the reader’s questions.

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A reader sends a halo to John Wullbrandt and all the teens who painted panels for the mural “Together Apart” at the Carpinteria Arts Center. 

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A reader sends a halo to Alison and Ella for picking up litter every day on their walk near 6th Street and Palm Avenue. “We appreciate you!”

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A reader sends a halo to Dave Hernandez and code enforcement officers for keeping the beaches safe over the holiday weekend. “Thank you for all you do!”

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A reader sends a halo to Sheriff’s Deputy Lambert for helping the reader’s family get their stolen property back. “Within an hour of filing the report… our property was found. Your professionalism and compassion will be remembered and forever appreciated.”

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A reader sends a halo to Melody of Albertsons Floral Department. “You are the best! You help us give smiles to our loved ones, are always helpful and create beautiful floral arrangements.”

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A reader sends a halo to the generous person for paying for the reader’s gas when she forgot her ATM card at the gas station. “I’m sorry I chose the most expensive oil, I’d love to reimburse you, and thank you. I’m deeply moved by your generosity.”

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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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