Monthly Archives: May 2010

Westmont College, Class of 2010

Westmont College held its commencement ceremony on May 8, honoring its 330 graduating seniors. more

Billings Senior High Class of 2010

Senior High’s Class of 2010 graduated in ceremonies at MetraPark’s Rimrock Auto Arena on Sunday. Valedictorians were Erin Dear, Laura Habein, Kerry Heard, Kendra Hertz, Ryan Huntington, Sara Morledge-Hampton, Sarah Mutch, Sarah Olsen, Thomas Staffileno and Wylson Whitney. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP : Dos Pueblos' Scarvelis heads to CIF State Finals in shot, discus

Nicholas Scarvelis did more than enough to make sure his run of busy weekends continued. The Dos Pueblos junior booked a trip to next weekend’s CIF State Track and Field Finals with a standout performance in both the shot put and discus at Friday night’s CIF Masters Meet at Cerritos College. more

ONE BIG PAYDAY: 2,200 college-bound students awarded $7.2M in local scholarships

For local aspiring college students like Dos Pueblos High School senior Jenna Larson, receiving a college scholarship can make the difference between successfully completing college and being a drop out, or even attending college at all. more

2010 Indy Awards: The Glass Menagerie and Our Town Both Big Winners

Ensemble Theatre Company’s The Glass Menagerie and Santa Barbara Theatre’s Our Town were the big winners at the Indy Awards, which took place at the Lobero on Monday, May 24. Ensemble Artistic Director Jonathan Fox was ubiquitous, accepting his own award for directing The Glass Menagerie, and then appearing three more times on behalf of actors Sara Botsford and Erin Pineda and scenic designer Neil Prince. more

Cassidy Miller is Westmont grad

Cassidy Alice Miller, daughter of Dr. Greg and Sharon Miller, graduated Cum Laude from Westmont College of Santa Barbara on May 8, 2010.  more

Sierra Lutheran val and sal ready for the next step

Although Sierra Lutheran High School’s top two students are planning to travel to different corners of the globe after graduation, both feel they are ready for the journey. more

City Council Gives Vote of Support for Wildfire Suppression Program

It has been a year since the Jesusita Fire ravaged the hillsides above Santa Barbara, and a vote of support from the City Council on Tuesday aims to keep fire damage at bay from homes in that area. more

Adamant on Adam

Bruce Waltke built a national reputation teaching the Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) for more than 20 years. But in March, when he seemed to challenge evangelicals in a video interview to consider the possibility of evolution or risk being seen as a “cult,” Waltke’s scholarly life exploded. more

PORTER, Harold Wright

93, went to be with his Lord on May 7, 2010 in Carlton, Oregon. He was preceded in death by his wife Bonnie Jean, in 1994. Harold was born June 29, 1916 in Lamesa, Texas to Gaytha Porter and Agnes Wright Porter. more