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Thursday, May 03, 2007

Upcoming Events of Interest

Free Workshop: Land Use Planning and the Public Process
Wed, May 9 (7-9pm) @ SB Public Library, Faulkner Gallery
40 E. Anapamu St. (downtown SB)

This 2-hour class will focus on the basics of land use planning in our local communities -- anyone who is interested in how development projects are passed and how community members can give input will want to attend. The workshop will include a tutorial on the planning process and a Q&A with City Planner Bettie Weiss, City Councilmember Grant House, and Environmental Defense Center Executive Director Cameron Benson. Resource materials will be provided.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP Naomi Kovacs or call 966-3979. This forum is hosted by Citizens Planning Foundation ( and co-sponsored by the Montecito Association and the City of Santa Barbara.

Block Party on Cota Street
On May 16, 2007 from 5-8 p.m. the Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce is hosting "Via Cota Carnivale," a lively block party – including food and live music by Santa Barbara favorites Tom Ball & Kenny Sultan – to benefit Transition House. Participating business on the 400 block of Cota Street that will join in this celebration include Haagen Printing, Cominichi's, Star Auto, MTD, Arnoldi's and more. Tickets can be purchased at the event: $10 for Chamber Members and $15 dollars for non-members. For more information contact Marcia at 965-3023 ext. 103.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just send your donation if you support the cuase. Don't support these idiotic non-profit parties. Its all about dragging you out of your seclusive lifestyles and imposing your butts in another hood.....very similar to tagging or gang activity.

5/04/2007 9:49 PM  

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