Tag archives: blood

Donate Blood for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
By Montecito Journal   |   October 11, 2022

Vitalant will be holding a blood drive in the area for a much-needed contribution from the community due to blood supply falling nearly 50% from the beginning of the summer. There’s a call for all blood types, especially type O, the most commonly transfused, with O-negative being used when urgency is needed and the practitioner […]

Montecito Blood Drive
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   January 20, 2022

Montecito boy scout Salvador Hernandez, a senior at Santa Barbara High School, is pursuing the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts: the Eagle Scout Award. Hernandez’ Eagle Service Project is a series of five blood drives in Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, and Montecito; Hernandez has spent the last several months planning […]

Go With the Flow
By Ashleigh Brilliant   |   June 10, 2021

In one of my favorite movies, Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, the Commander of a U.S. Air Force base is so crazy that he not only orders an atomic attack on Russia, but he believes that Fluoridation is an enemy attempt to poison our “precious bodily fluids.”  […]