John Callender

John Callender, right, retired from the Carpinteria Planning Commission after 15 years of service. 

The council passed two proclamations at its Monday night meeting, the first naming February 2023 as Black History Month in Carpinteria. 

The second honored John Callender, longtime Carpinteria Planning Commission member, for his 15 years of service on the Carpinteria Planning Commission. He will retire at the end of this month. 

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