Tag archives: Christmas lights

New Nonprofit: The Milpas Eastside Business Association
By Joanne A Calitri   |   December 5, 2023

A new nonprofit called the Milpas Eastside Business Association (MEBA) was officially designated and granted active status by the Secretary of the State of California on July 14 of this year. The newly formed nonprofit was built by four key Eastside business owners and residents who quietly and humbly on their own decided over a […]

Christmas Lighting of Kerrwood
By Scott Craig   |   December 27, 2022

It was a festive evening of entertainment and holiday treats at the annual Let There Be Light on November 30 on Kerrwood Lawn. Karen Sloan, who recently retired from Westmont after 16 years, was chosen to throw the large switch to turn on the Christmas lights at Kerrwood Hall.  The Westmont Activities Council hosted a […]

A Virtual Vessel Contest for the Ages
By Joanne A Calitri   |   December 24, 2020

You’ve got to hand it to Christopher Bell, the administrative analyst and public information officer for the Santa Barbara Waterfront Department. Instead of tossing a bilge pump into the harbor when city holiday events were cancelled due to the new lockdown orders, Bell turned the beloved annual holiday Parade of Lights into a virtual contest […]