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Taking a step back

By   /  Monday, November 2nd, 2009  /  Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Taking a step back

Sometimes you just need a break from saving the world. Or, as Sigrid Wright, assistant director at the Community Environmental Council in Santa Barbara, explains, “Sometimes you just need to be able to go into a room for two days and not have to solve a problem.” That’s what Courage to Lead, a new Santa Read More →

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Aid when bills shouldn

By   /  Monday, November 2nd, 2009  /  Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Aid when bills shouldn

As if raising a child with cancer isn’t tough enough, thousands of families over the past year have found  it’s even tougher when the economy starts to crumble. It’s an issue that also falls into the national debate over universal health care, but for now, one private organization in the Tri-Counties has decided to take Read More →

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Brooks teams with film fest

By   /  Monday, August 3rd, 2009  /  Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Brooks teams with film fest

Ojai’s film festival has not rested on the success of last year’s events but has instead spent time making friends with its neighbors in Ventura. The newly named Ojai-Ventura International Film Festival recently announced its partnership with Brooks Institute in Ventura — a collaboration that organizers believe will create more space for moviegoers to watch Read More →

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Nonprofits fight to save events

By   /  Monday, August 3rd, 2009  /  Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Nonprofits fight to save events

Hearing wedding bells? Not if you’re on agricultural land in San Luis Obispo County. Some of the county’s economic sectors, such as the wedding industry and nonprofits, could receive a lethal blow as officials examine new legislation that would heavily regulate commercial events. The county is considering adopting an events ordinance that would nearly eliminate Read More →

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Botanic Garden

By   /  Friday, May 29th, 2009  /  Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Botanic Garden

It’s been a memorable year for the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, partly for the wrong reasons. Less revenue and a budget shortfall were its initial worries, but severe damage from the Jesusita Fire added grief. Now the popular tourist attraction in the hills above Santa Barbara faces new struggles — yet it also sees new Read More →

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Ventura County Red Cross seeks LEED

By   /  Friday, May 29th, 2009  /  Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Ventura County Red Cross seeks LEED

With its environmentally friendly new headquarters, the American Red Cross of Ventura County is now the first chapter in the country to go green. “Operating green allows the Red Cross to provide for our clients in a variety of ways,” said Chris Johnson, chief executive officer of the American Red Cross of Ventura County. “Aside Read More →

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Planting the seeds of success

By   /  Friday, April 3rd, 2009  /  Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Planting the seeds of success

With spring here and planting season in many places just around the corner, I came across a garden plan that you might consider this year. • First, plant three rows of peas: passion, performance and persistence. • Then three rows of squash: squash gossip, squash indifference and squash criticism. • There should be three rows Read More →

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