Monthly Archives: March 2018

Girls Inc. Carpinteria Names New Board Members

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria, has announced the three new members have joined its Board of Trustees — Terri Allison, Orlando Hernandez and Lori Pearce. … Hernandez attended Westmont College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and sociology. more

‘The worst of the storm has passed’

The winter storm that led to a mandatory evacuation for tens of thousands from Carpinteria to Goleta has produced some impressive rain totals, but so far nothing that has compromised local hillsides and creeks like the deadly storm in January. … In addition to City College, classes are in session at UCSB and Westmont College (beginning at 11:30 a.m.) more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont duo on All-GSAC team

Westmont College senior captain Jerry Karczewski and junior forward Olisa Nwachie have been named to the All-Golden State Athletic Conference basketball team. more

ART REVIEW: Ceremonial Splendor, Empowered Objects

Exotic intrigue and tribal tradition naturally emanates in the rich, fascinating compendium of three-dimensional work in the exhibition “Africa, Through its Sculpture: Highlights from the Lifshitz Collection,” currently at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. more

Billy Graham was ‘the last nonpartisan evangelical’?

In the wake of Billy Graham’s death, several major media outlets ran columns suggesting that the evangelist was the “last nonpartisan evangelical,” comparing him favorably with his decidedly partisan son Franklin. … Nor are the presidents of similar leading institutions: Calvin College in Michigan, Gordon College in Massachusetts, Westmont College in California and so on. more

Girls Inc. welcomes new board members

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria added new members Terri Allison, Orlando Hernandez and Lori Pearce to its Board of Trustees. “Our new additions to the Board of Trustees are leaders in the nonprofit/education, finance and technology sectors who demonstrate what it means to be strong, smart and bold—in both the workplace and the community,” said Victoria Juarez, executive director of Girls Inc. Carpinteria. … He attended Westmont College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and sociology. more

Best friends hope to lead Salem Academy to title

Aimee Smith and Sydney Brown started their basketball journey together in third grade. The best friends have created many memories and accomplishments in their decade as teammates and they hope for one more big highlight: A state championship. … Next year, Aimee is headed to Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash., and Sydney will head south to Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif. more

Westmont’s Jerry Karczewski, Olisa Nwachie Named to All-GSAC First Team

Senior captain Jerry Karczewski and junior forward Olisa Nwachie have been named to the All-Golden State Athletic Conference team. This is Karczewski’s second time as an All-GSAC recipient – he received the honor last year along with NAIA All-American honorable mention recognition. more