Yearly Archives: 2011

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Dons stay in title contention

Santa Barbara avenged an earlier defeat to Ventura and put itself in position to repeat as Channel League champions with a 3-0 win in a boys soccer match at Peabody Stadium. more

Warriors take down No. 3 Lancers

Thursday night’s upset of No. 3 California Baptist was a true team effort for the Westmont women’s basketball team. more

Paul, Adam, and Evolution

Peter Enns, senior fellow of biblical studies at the BioLogos Forum, speaks about the intersection of science and faith in a lecture, “Paul, Adam and Evolution,” Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 5 p.m. at the Darling Foundation Lecture Hall in Westmont’s Winter Hall (Room 210). The Erasmus Society lecture is free and open to the public. more

‘Break the silence’ : Westmont alumni try to ease climate for gay students

One hundred thirty-one Westmont College alumni have written an open letter supporting lesbian, gay, more

Featured Artist Scott Anderson Talks Artistic Education, Sensibilities, and Illustration

We’re bringing back our Featured Artists feature with a bang. Scott Anderson is not only a heck of an artist, he’s a full-time faculty member at Westmont College’s art department. He has a background in commercial art, and still takes on plenty of commissioned work (examples peppered throughout the interview, all courtesy Scott Anderson). more

Library Displays Gifts From Ridley-Tree

Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree, a well-known Santa Barbara businesswoman, art connoisseur and philanthropist, has donated her extensive art library to Westmont, which totals more than 750 books. Several of the volumes, mostly covering 19th and 20th century art, are being shown in Voskuyl Library. “An Art Connoisseur’s Library: Gifts from Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree” is on display through May 7. The total value of the donated books is unknown, though 469 of the books were appraised at $62,690 according to Mary Logue, Westmont assistant librarian. more

Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Luncheons : SB’s Butcher praises his “Rule of Four”

Coach Andy Butcher’s new way of reducing the turnovers of his Santa Barbara High girls basketball team was revealed during Monday’s Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. more

Friendship Center to Share the Love at Annual Festival of Hearts

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at a party Feb. 12 at Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort more

Terry Hickey Banks Earns 2010 Carpinterian of the Year Honor

The Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce and the community at large celebrated its top volunteers, educators, businesses and students at its 53rd Annual Community Awards Banquet on Saturday at Girls Incorporated of Carpinteria. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP : Royals come up short in tough tourney

The San Marcos water polo team had its work cut out for it in Saturday’s final day of action at the Bonita Tournament, more