Monthly Archives: June 2008

FILING CABINET: A quick look at local businesses and workplaces

Brad Frohling, Andria Kahmann, Bill Loomis and Alice Van de Water have been named to the 26-member Westmont Foundation board. The foundation sponsors the President’s Breakfast and the free lecture series, “Westmont Downtown: Conversations About Things that Matter.” more

Westmont Foundation Welcomes Four Santa Barbara Residents to Board

The Westmont Foundation welcomes four prominent Santa Barbara residents to its board. Brad Frohling, Andria Kahmann, Bill Loomis and Alice Van de Water join the 26-member board. more

Governance Forum Part II: Economics and Finance

“Incorporation means higher expectations,” said Goleta’s City Manager Dan Singer at the second of three governance forums hosted by the Montecito Association. In transient occupancy taxes (TOT), which are generated by tourism, the Biltmore, San Ysidro Ranch, and Westmont accounted for 51% of what the County collected this year. more

SMYTH, Theodore H

Santa Barbara lost one of its great citizens on June 24, 2008; with the passing of Theodore (Ted) H. Smyth, age 93. He volunteered his time to both UCSB and Westmont College. more

5 Panthers represent boys; Cardinals to send 3 girls

The Tulare-Kings Senior All-Star boys basketball game tips at Golden West High, featuring Strathmore’s Jake Duffin, a 6-foot-5 center/forward who was the East Sierra League’s Most Valuable Player. He will attend Westmont College in Santa Barbara this fall. more

County prosecutor appointed to judgeship

Darren Vahle, senior deputy district attorney for the 18th Judicial District, was appointed to serve as an Arapahoe County Court judge. Vahle earned his bachelor’s degree from Westmont College in 1991 and his law degree from the University of Denver College of Law in 1996. He has been with the 18th Judicial District since 1997. more

Grad Students Set to Meet Nobel Laureates

Two MSU nuclear science graduate students, Jill Pinter and David Miller, are among the U.S. delegation to the 58th meeting of Nobel Laureates and Students, to be held June 29 to July 4 in Lindau, Germany. Pinter has worked with researchers at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif. more

Communities:Club director lives life's mission through service

Marc Putman, who earned a degree in engineering physics from Westmont in 2002, is the Knudson Branch (East Salem) Boys & Girls Club director, where he was when he proudly posed for a photo 17 years ago in his red uniform with the white No. 10. more

Movers & Shakers

Rick Pointer, a professor of history at Westmont, has been named as the first recipient of the recently created Fletcher Jones Foundation Endowed Chair in Social Sciences. more

Serving those who serve : Dr. James Angelos heads to Iraq to help those in combat zone cope with stress

Dr. James Angelos, 60, is starting of a year-long appointment to the Office of Medical Services in the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, where he will treat civil servants — and some Marines — trying to cope with the stress of being in a war zone. He is the husband of Ruth Angelos, assistant to the director of library and supervisor of interlibrary loans for Westmont. more