Tag archives: survivors

Moms Demand Action Meets Monday
By Montecito Journal   |   June 28, 2022

Ready to take action against gun violence? Join Santa Barbara’s chapter of Moms Demand Action in their fight to keep our community safe. All are invited to attend a meeting and join the movement this Monday, June 27, from 6-7 pm at Oak Park in Santa Barbara. Following the horrific shooting in Uvalde, people across […]

Celebrating Safety
By Lynda Millner   |   November 23, 2021

The Montecito Club was the venue for the 13th annual luncheon of Domestic Violence Solutions (DVS). The guests gathered around scattered tables and sofas on the lawn overlooking Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean. As we sat sipping mimosas, it was hard to imagine the other lives we were here to honor. Tucked in the […]

Domestic Violence Solutions
By Lynda Millner   |   March 5, 2020

Domestic Violence Solutions (DVS) gave their 12th annual fundraising luncheon at the Loggia ballroom in the Four Seasons Resort – The Biltmore. The group was founded 43 years ago. In 2019 alone they answered 5,091 calls to their 24-hour crisis and information lines, provided 7,908 safe nights of shelter to victims of domestic violence, responded […]

Mudslides Musings and Survivor’s Guilt – Five Weeks Later
By Diana Raab   |   February 15, 2018

More than four weeks have now passed since the mudslide disaster here in Montecito, but while that might seem like a long time, the healing will take years to come. Whether we’ve lost homes or loved ones or have had to evacuate, everyone in our community has been affected, and everyone is suffering in one […]