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    Montecito Sanitary District Staff Earn New Recycled Water Certifications

    Montecito Sanitary District staff members Daniel Jacquez, Chief Plant Operator, and Marc Ciarlo,
    Operator Grade 5, recently received their Advanced Water Treatment Operator (AWTO) certifications.
    The AWTO certification program was recently developed using a nationally recognized process to define
    the roles and responsibilities for advanced wastewater treatment. This new certification program is
    jointly administered by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the California Water

    Montecito Sanitary District staff members Daniel Jacquez, Chief Plant Operator, and Marc Ciarlo, Operator Grade 5, recently received their Advanced Water Treatment Operator (AWTO) certifications. The AWTO certification program was recently developed using a nationally recognized process to define ...
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    Montecito Sanitary District Staff Achieve New Recycled Water Certifications

    Montecito Sanitary District staff members Daniel Jacquez, Chief Plant Operator, and Marc Ciarlo, Operator Grade 5, recently received their Advanced Water Treatment Operator (AWTO) certifications.

    Montecito Sanitary District staff members Daniel Jacquez, Chief Plant Operator, and Marc Ciarlo, Operator Grade 5, recently received their Advanced Water Treatment Operator (AWTO) certifications. The AWTO certification program was recently developed using a nationally recognized process to defin ...
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    American Riviera Bank Names Laurel Sykes New Executive Vice President/Chief Compliance & Risk Officer

    Laurel Sykes has joined American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets: ARBV) as Executive Vice President/Chief Compliance & Risk Officer. As the Bank continues its growth in the Central Coast region, Sykes will bring her deep experience in the areas of compliance and risk management to the team at Amer ...
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    SBCC Announces New Director of the Atkinson Gallery

    Santa Barbara City College is proud to announce that John Connelly has been selected as the Director of the Atkinson Gallery. The Atkinson Gallery is the Art Department's showcase for the visual arts, which hosts exhibitions of contemporary art each academic year featuring international, national, regional and student artists working in a wide range of styles and media.

    Santa Barbara City College is proud to announce that John Connelly has been selected as the Director of the Atkinson Gallery. The Atkinson Gallery is the Art Department's showcase for the visual arts, which hosts exhibitions of contemporary art each academic year featuring international, nationa ...
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    CASA SERENA TREATMENT PROGRAMS FOR WOMEN RECEIVES JOINT COMMISSION ACCREDITATION AND MARKS 60TH ANNIVERSARY

    Casa Serena, the longest-serving, non-profit residential treatment program for women challenged by addiction and related mental health diagnoses, recently received accreditation by the Joint Commission (jointcommission.org). This accreditation provides patients, families, referral sources, and insurance companies with assurance that the highest standards of care and outcomes are being achieved.

    Casa Serena, the longest-serving, non-profit residential treatment program for women challenged by addiction and related mental health diagnoses, recently received accreditation by the Joint Commission (jointcommission.org). This accreditation provides patients, families, referral sources, and ins ...
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    Austin Muller Joins Avalan Wealth Management

    Source: Avalan

    Avalan is excited to announce that Austin Muller has joined the firm as a Junior Financial Advisor.

    Muller is a recent graduate from Westmont College, where he received a baseball scholarship and a bachelor’s degree in psychology with an emphasis in business. Muller accepted an internship last year with Avalan and proved to be a natural at connecting with clients.

    “Austin’s passion for building relationships and serving our clients’ needs make him an ideal fit for our team,” says Avalan’s Founding Partner Rich Schuette, CFP®.

    Source: Avalan Avalan is excited to announce that Austin Muller has joined the firm as a Junior Financial Advisor. Muller is a recent graduate from Westmont College, where he received a baseball scholarship and a bachelor’s degree in psychology with an emphasis in business. Muller accepted ...
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    Barry Cappello Donates $500,000 to Trial Advocacy Program at UCLA Law

    Supporting what is rapidly becoming one of the top law school trial programs in the country, UCLA Law alumnus A. Barry Cappello (class of 1965) has pledged to donate an additional $500,000 to UCLA School of Law’s Cappello Program in Trial Advocacy. The gift raises Cappello’s total donations to UCLA Law to $2.75 million.

    Supporting what is rapidly becoming one of the top law school trial programs in the country, UCLA Law alumnus A. Barry Cappello (class of 1965) has pledged to donate an additional $500,000 to UCLA School of Law’s Cappello Program in Trial Advocacy. The gift raises Cappello’s total donations to U ...
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    Barry Cappello and Leila Noël Included in 2020 Best Lawyers in America

    Barry Cappello and Leila Noël, partners in the Santa Barbara law firm Cappello & Noël LLP, were recently selected for inclusion in 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

    Both attorneys were recognized for their legal skills in mass tort litigation and plaintiff class action representation. Since 1992, Cappello has been consecutively ranked as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” based on annual surveys. This is the first year that Noël has received the honor.

    Barry Cappello and Leila Noël, partners in the Santa Barbara law firm Cappello & Noël LLP, were recently selected for inclusion in 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Both attorneys were recognized for their legal skills in mass tort litigation and plaintiff class action representatio ...
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    Former director at California Department of Education takes over as head of nonprofit to promote college, career readiness

    A former California Department of Education official has been named executive director of an education-focused nonprofit to achieve her plan of helping more students attain their college and career goals.

    This July, Donna Wyatt started operating as executive director of Get Focused…Stay Focused! , a nonprofit organization based in Santa Barbara that provides a guidance program administered in classrooms that’s designed to increase high school and college completion while ensuring students are successfully transitioned into the workforce.

    A former California Department of Education official has been named executive director of an education-focused nonprofit to achieve her plan of helping more students attain their college and career goals. This July, Donna Wyatt started operating as executive director of Get Focused…Stay Focused ...
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    Family Service Agency Names New Board Members

    Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County welcomes new trustees to its Board of Directors, Emerson Baja and Linda Sessler.

    Emerson Baja is employed with the Santa Barbara County Probation Department and possesses a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice. He has vast experience working with the adult and juvenile offender population, providing resources and encouraging both preventative and rehabilitative services.

    Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County welcomes new trustees to its Board of Directors, Emerson Baja and Linda Sessler. Emerson Baja is employed with the Santa Barbara County Probation Department and possesses a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice. He ...
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    Attorney Kenneth J. Melrose Joins Cappello & Noël LLP

    Attorney Kenneth J. Melrose has joined the Santa Barbara law firm Cappello & Noël, LLP as an associate, according to A. Barry Cappello, managing partner.

    Attorney Kenneth J. Melrose has joined the Santa Barbara law firm Cappello & Noël, LLP as an associate, according to A. Barry Cappello, managing partner. Melrose will focus his practice on litigation and trial work. While at law firms in Salt Lake City, Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo, he repres ...
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    American Riviera Bank Welcomes Jen Napoli as Vice President, Regional Branch Banking Manager

    Jenifer Napoli joins American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets:
    ARBV) as Vice President, Regional Branch Banking Manager, where she will continue doing what
    she does best: building great teams and growing customer relationships. With 15 years of managerial
    experience in the region, Napoli’s expertise fits American Riviera Bank’s goals to deliver true
    community banking across our communities.
    “We’re thrilled Jen is joining the American Riviera Bank team. This bank is built on relationships

    Jenifer Napoli joins American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets: ARBV) as Vice President, Regional Branch Banking Manager, where she will continue doing what she does best: building great teams and growing customer relationships. With 15 years of managerial experience in the region, Napoli’s expertise ...
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    Family Service Agency Elects New Board Co-Presidents, Officers

    Source: FSA

    Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County announces Robin Doell-Sawaske and Terri Zuniga as co-presidents for its 2019-2020 Board of Directors. The full slate of officers also includes Jane Santos Sweeney, Vice President of Programs; Marni Cooney and Ed Galanski, Co-Vice Presidents of Development; Molly Carrillo-Walker and Rod Durham, Co-Treasurers; and Tricia Price, Secretary.

    Source: FSA Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County announces Robin Doell-Sawaske and Terri Zuniga as co-presidents for its 2019-2020 Board of Directors. The full slate of officers also includes Jane Santos Sweeney, Vice President of Programs; Marni Cooney and Ed Galanski, Co-Vice Pre ...
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    Barbara Caballero-Muñoz Honored in Latino Business Awards

    The Pacific Coast Business Times’ Latino Business Awards
    announced Barbara Caballero-Muñoz, VP, Loan Administrator at American Riviera Bank, as the
    honoree in the Banking & Finance category. The awards remarked on Caballero-Muñoz’s work
    ethic, contributions to the community, and her dedication to her family.
    The Latino Business Awards, now in its eighth year,
    honors individuals from companies and organizations
    representing the leading segments in the tri-county
    economy. The awards recognize an honoree’s success

    The Pacific Coast Business Times’ Latino Business Awards announced Barbara Caballero-Muñoz, VP, Loan Administrator at American Riviera Bank, as the honoree in the Banking & Finance category. The awards remarked on Caballero-Muñoz’s work ethic, contributions to the community, and her ...
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    Attorney David L. Cousineau Named Partner At Cappello & Noël LLP

    Santa Barbara-based Cappello & Noël LLP, one of the country’s foremost complex commercial litigation law firms, has named attorney David L. Cousineau as a partner. 

    Santa Barbara-based Cappello & Noël LLP, one of the country’s foremost complex commercial litigation law firms, has named attorney David L. Cousineau as a partner.  Cousineau joined the firm in 2014. “David is an incredibly insightful lawyer with years of experience, common sense an ...
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    19six Architects Promotes Amanda Donecho and Federico Cortez to Associate Market Sector Leaders

    19six Architects, one of the oldest architectural firms in California, is proud to announce that Amanda Donecho and Federico Cortez have been promoted to Associate Market Sector Leaders.

    Amanda Donecho, Architect 

    Promotion to Healthcare Associate Market Sector Leader 

    19six Architects, one of the oldest architectural firms in California, is proud to announce that Amanda Donecho and Federico Cortez have been promoted to Associate Market Sector Leaders. Amanda Donecho, Architect  Promotion to Healthcare Associate Market Sector Leader  Amanda ...
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    Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) Announces Founder’s Retirement and Names Successor

    Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) announced that its founder and CEO, Marsha Bailey, will retire next year after 30 years at the helm. Her successor will be Kathy Odell, an accomplished entrepreneur and business leader in the region. 

    Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) announced that its founder and CEO, Marsha Bailey, will retire next year after 30 years at the helm. Her successor will be Kathy Odell, an accomplished entrepreneur and business leader in the region.  WEV was launched under Bailey’s leadership in 1991, aft ...
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    Jasper Jacobs Joins Ehlen Spiess & Haight, Inc.

    Jasper Jacobs, P.E. has joined the Santa Barbara structural engineering firm Ehlen Spiess & Haight, Inc. 

    He attended Dos Pueblos High School and earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Civil Engineering at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.  Since leaving the San Luis Obispo area, he spent four years in San Francisco as a structural designer with a focus on single family custom homes in the Greater San Francisco Bay area. 

    Jasper Jacobs, P.E. has joined the Santa Barbara structural engineering firm Ehlen Spiess & Haight, Inc.  He attended Dos Pueblos High School and earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Civil Engineering at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.  Since leaving the San Luis Obispo area, he spent ...
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    CLEAN YOUR CLOSET AND CONTRIBUTE TO A GOOD CAUSE! KINECTA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION INVITES THE COMMUNITY TO JOIN ITS 2019 “PROFESSIONAL CLOTHING DRIVE,” APRIL 5 TO APRIL 19

    Kinecta Federal Credit Union announces its 2019 “Professional Clothing Drive” to collect gently worn or new professional clothing, shoes and accessories for men and women who are overcoming difficult challenges, entering the workforce after military service, or transitioning to a new job. The clothing drive will benefit Los Angeles, Orange and Santa Barbara Counties and will support the
    Working Wardrobes and Unity Shoppe Organizations.

    Kinecta Federal Credit Union announces its 2019 “Professional Clothing Drive” to collect gently worn or new professional clothing, shoes and accessories for men and women who are overcoming difficult challenges, entering the workforce after military service, or transitioning to a new job. The cl ...
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    Jeff DeVine, American Riviera Bank CEO named Executive of the Year

    The South Coast Business & Technology Awards Committee announced that Jeff DeVine, President and CEO of American Riviera Bank, will be named Executive of the Year for 2019 at their awards event on Tuesday, June 4th. The awards are heralded as an opportunity to join over 700 business leaders at the largest networking event on the South Coast with proceeds benefitting the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. The event honors and recognizes companies and individuals for their commitment to the local community and economy.  

    The South Coast Business & Technology Awards Committee announced that Jeff DeVine, President and CEO of American Riviera Bank, will be named Executive of the Year for 2019 at their awards event on Tuesday, June 4th. The awards are heralded as an opportunity to join over 700 business le ...
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    PathPoint Names Mark Maynard Vice President of Human Resources

    PathPoint announced the appointment of Mark Maynard as Vice President of Human Resources, overseeing nearly 500 full-time and part-time staff operating in 24 sites across five counties: Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura.

    PathPoint announced the appointment of Mark Maynard as Vice President of Human Resources, overseeing nearly 500 full-time and part-time staff operating in 24 sites across five counties: Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. Mark most recently managed human resources for ...
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    SecurePRO Brings Pre-Owned Computers Back To SLO

    SecurePRO Brings Pre-Owned Computers Back To SLO
    Affordable, pre-inspected devices now available.

    SecurePRO, San Luis Obispo’s source for “Everything Tech”, announced today that it carries pre-owned computers, phones and tablets.
    “There was no reliable source for pre-owned computers in San Luis Obispo county,” said Abe Schryer, CEO. “We feel that it’s important for local families and businesses to have a trustworthy, tested source of pre-owned, more affordable devices.”

    SecurePRO Brings Pre-Owned Computers Back To SLO Affordable, pre-inspected devices now available. SecurePRO, San Luis Obispo’s source for “Everything Tech”, announced today that it carries pre-owned computers, phones and tablets. “There was no reliable source for pre-owned computers in ...
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    SBHS Band Booster Family Portrait Fundraiser

    The SBHS Band Boosters is holding a unique fundraiser - Family portrait sessions.
    Only 13 spots will be available and will be held any day chosen in February.
    Donations start at $80 for a 30 minute photoshoot and 5 processed digital files.
    Don't miss out on supporting your local high school band and having wonderful photographs to cherish.

    Cash and Checks accepted - Please make checks payable to: SBHS Band Boosters.
    All proceeds go to SBHS Band Boosers.

    *Calm Photographs is open to portrait type change.

    The SBHS Band Boosters is holding a unique fundraiser - Family portrait sessions. Only 13 spots will be available and will be held any day chosen in February. Donations start at $80 for a 30 minute photoshoot and 5 processed digital files. Don't miss out on supporting your local high school band ...
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    Jason McIntosh, President of Granite Management Group--Executive of the Year Finalist at Apartment Association of Metro Denver "Tributes 2018" Awards

    Jason McIntosh, president of Granite Management Group, an affiliate of Santa Barbara-based Granite Capital Group (GCG), was a finalist for the Most Outstanding Executive of the Year award presented by the Apartment Association of Metro Denver. McIntosh was honored at the association's November 9 "Tributes 2018" awards ceremony.

    Jason McIntosh, president of Granite Management Group, an affiliate of Santa Barbara-based Granite Capital Group (GCG), was a finalist for the Most Outstanding Executive of the Year award presented by the Apartment Association of Metro Denver. McIntosh was honored at the association's November 9 "Tr ...
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    New Executive Director for Downtown Santa Barbara Organization

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    The Board of Directors of Downtown Santa Barbara Organization, Inc. is pleased to announce that Carrie Kelly has been hired as the new Executive Director.  Ms. Kelly has worked extensively in the legal, nonprofit and government sectors in both Indiana and Arizona over her 15-year career and has held key leadership positions.  She also earned a B.A. in Art History from Indiana University and a Master of Public Affairs from IU Indianapolis.
     

    Source: Downtown Santa Barbara   The Board of Directors of Downtown Santa Barbara Organization, Inc. is pleased to announce that Carrie Kelly has been hired as the new Executive Director.  Ms. Kelly has worked extensively in the legal, nonprofit and government sectors in both Indiana and ...
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    Peter Otte is the lead developer and creative director of Peter Otte Productions, LLC. A native of Santa Barbara, Peter Otte moved his family here in 2007.

    POP provides custom PHP development and design services to meet a broad range of requirements. We pride ourselves on affordable, flexible, resourceful custom PHP development tailored to meet your specific needs.

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    AHA! welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors

    AHA! is thrilled to welcome Rand Rosenberg, Lisa Boisset Babcock, and Nancy Hamilton to our Board of Directors.

    AHA! is thrilled to welcome Rand Rosenberg, Lisa Boisset Babcock, and Nancy Hamilton to our Board of Directors. Rand Rosenberg most recently held the position of Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development at PG&E Corporation. PG&E, which oversees one of the country’s largest an ...
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