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    SB Cottage honored for environmental practices

    Staff report Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital is the first hospital in the nation to earn a Gold Level Environmental Sustainability Certificate from the Association for the Healthcare Environment of the American Hospital Association. Earning a [...]
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    Improve Heart Health with Omega 3 Fats

    By Stacey Bailey Research has shown that consuming foods high in omega-3 fatty acids, such as fish, can benefit heart health. Omega-3 fatty acids, a type of polyunsaturated fat, are called essential fatty acids. This [...]
  • Education

    Wildling Museum Takes Student Art to the Zoo

    Staff Report Thanks to a unique new collaboration between the Wildling Museum of Art and Nature in Solvang and the Santa Barbara Zoo, the creative animal art of 50 students from Solvang School and 40 [...]
  • Arts & Nonprofits

    2 social service agencies merge

    Staff Report The Santa Maria Valley Youth and Family Center (SMVYFC) and Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County have merged to form one countywide organization that will provide mental-health counseling, basic-needs assistance and [...]

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Alisal Guest Ranch receives prestigious accreditation

August 6, 2017

Alisal Guest Ranch receives prestigious accreditation Staff Report – Photos contributed The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort was recently accredited to become a member of the Dude Ranchers’ Association (DRA) after a rigorous inspection and approval process. […]

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2 social service agencies merge

August 16, 2017

Staff Report The Santa Maria Valley Youth and Family Center (SMVYFC) and Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County have merged to form one countywide organization that will provide mental-health counseling, basic-needs assistance and […]

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Classic cars and community service

August 15, 2017

SYV Star Staff The Wheels ’n’ Windmills car show has raised more than $260,000 for local charities over the years, and the folks running the show are excited about a partnership this year with the […]

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August 15-September 4 Events Calendar

August 15, 2017

August 15 Elverhoj Museum Art Exhibit “Looking West” – 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed-Sun. Elverhoj Museum, 1624 Elverhoj Way, Solvang. Exhibit will be running through Aug. 20. Admission is free. Donations accepted. Visit www.elverhoj.org. “Newsies,” A […]

Arts & Nonprofits

Classic cars and community service

August 15, 2017

SYV Star Staff The Wheels ’n’ Windmills car show has raised more than $260,000 for local charities over the years, and the folks running the show are excited about a partnership this year with the […]

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