Yearly Archives: 2011

LOCAL ROUNDUP : SBCC Men stun Ventura

In a sport where a mere few seconds can change the outcome of a game, more

Rasp’s run as Warrior winds down

On the wall to the left of the visitors’ bench at Westmont College’s Murchison Gym is a bigger-than-life image of Dan Rasp — more



Live at Five: 5 p.m. Borders, 7000 Marketplace Drive, Goleta. Coffee tasting and discussion of new books, DVDs and CDs. Free. 968-1370. more


Torah Study: 9-10 a.m. Congregation B’nai B’rith, 1000 San Antonio Creek Road. Led by Rabbi Cohen. more

Warriors turn to bench in GSAC win

The Westmont men’s basketball team benefited from 44 points off the bench in the Warriors 76- 57 Golden State Athletic Conference victory on Saturday night over San Diego Christian. Reserve guard Matthew Hornbuckle led the Warriors in scoring with 13 points while making three of four from three-point range and pulled down four rebounds. more

Farias leads Warriors’ second-half surge

Vanessa Farias scored 21 points, including seven during a Warrior 20-0 second-half run, to help lead Westmont Women’s Basketball to a 67-62 Golden State Athletic Conference win over San Diego Christian on Saturday night. The sophomore guard, who made eight of 12 attempts from the floor, also tallied three assists. more

SBVC 18-Blues go 3-0 in first qualifying tournament

Teams from the Santa Barbara Volleyball Club kicked off their seasons at the Southern California Volleyball Association Qualifiers in Anaheim. more

Vatican Science: How Pope Benedict Reconciled God and the Big Bang

God or the Big Bang? Why not both? Things aren’t all black and white in the Vatican, it seems. Pope Benedict XVI made headlines last week during a sermon that made a case for the similarity of science and religion, two disciplines on quest for the truth. Christopher T. Baglow, director of the Pope Benedict XVI Institute for Faith, Ethics and Science explained the nuance the pope tried to convey. … There is hope for a reconciliation of science and religion among some scientific minds today. The work of this pope and his predecessor may be starting to yield results, said Jeffrey Schloss, chair of natural sciences and director of the Center for Faith, Philosophy and the Biosciences at Westmont College, in Santa Barbara, Calif. “The [Pope’s] comments on the Big Bang fully accept the science of the evolving cosmos and don’t claim any laws were miraculously broken,” he told more


3D Studio Gallery: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 529 State St. Charles Fazzino, 3-D Pop Artist. 730-9109. more

Winter Arts Preview: Visual Art

Freshly mature but not losing its edge, this season the Santa Barbara art scene is marked by the efforts of strong curators who are delivering on promises made and dares accepted. There’s still time to see the very impressive contemporary plein air paintings in America’s Grandeur: Landscapes of Clyde Aspevig at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum, showing through Monday, February 7. At Channing Peake Gallery the exhibit Art Inspired by County Parks continues through Friday, February 18, but if you miss it in Santa Barbara, don’t despair, because it opens at the Betteravia Gallery in Santa Maria on Monday, February 21, and hangs there until May 20. more