Yearly Archives: 2016

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Determined Cardinals beat Warriors

Women’s Volleyball… Second-ranked Westmont (21-0) scored a pair of wins in the Iowa-based tournament, beating College of Saint Mary 25-12, 25-17, 25-12, before edging out the 11th-ranked hosts, 15-25, 25-22, 25-23, 21-25, 15-11. more

Community Turns Out to Celebrate the Life, and Humor, of ‘Mr. Santa Barbara’ Larry Crandell

Like the countless charitable events he had emceed, the chuckles kept coming during a Celebration of Life for the late Larry Crandell at The Marjorie Luke Theatreon the campus of Santa Barbara Junior High School… Among the organizations he assisted over the years are AllforOne Youth & Mentoring, Arthritis Foundation, Channel Islands YMCA, Douglas Family Preserve,Goleta Teen of the Year, Hospice of Santa Barbara, Marymount of Santa Barbara,Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table, Santa Barbara PARC Foundation, Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation, Transition House, United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County, Westmont College and dozens of local public schools. more

598: My Undesirable Talent

This story begins when Zora Bikangaga is about to start at a new college… Zora’s parents are Ugandan. Zora was born in Fresno. It was the summer before he transferred into Westmont College, a small Christian liberal arts school in Santa Barbara. more

James Russell Obituary

JAMES RUSSELL died peacefully at San Gorgonio Hospital on September 23, 2016 at the age of 75… He graduated from Westmont College with a degree in Sociology and Cal Lutheran with Master’s in Special Education. more

7 Things That Even The Most Successful CEOs Aren’t Doing

I’m lucky. I get to speak to some of the most inspirational leaders in the world. They share their secrets on productivity, motivation and success with me, and I get to share them with you here… While talking to Demetri about his storied education. He graduated from Westmont College, studied at the American University, Georgetown University, and Harvard Business School. more

7 Things That Even The Most Successful CEOs Aren’t Doing

I’m lucky. I get to speak to some of the most inspirational leaders in the world. They share their secrets on productivity, motivation and success with me, and I get to share them with you here… While talking to Demetri about his storied education. He graduated from Westmont College, studied at the American University, Georgetown University, and Harvard Business School. more 

Header-Ache: Westmont loses in overtime off an own-goal flick

First-year Westmont women’s soccer coach Chantel Cappuccilli stood in disbelief on the sideline of her team’s home match against Biola on Wednesday. more 

Lakers Learn from Luke at UCSB

Metta World Peace is a 16-year NBA veteran who was fighting for a job last week at Mecca World Hoops, another name for Santa Barbara when it comes to basketball training camps… Jean-Louis Ravelomanantsoa was the most exciting athlete ever to attend Westmont College. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Perfect Scenario Westmont sweeps to 19th straight victory

Undefeated Westmont College improved its lead in Golden State Athletic Conference women’s volleyball to two games by sweeping The Masters 25-20, 25-14 and 25-13 on Tuesday at Murchison Gym. more

PATTON: Carbajal followed the crops to the Promised Land

Frank Carbajal’s wondrous life journey came with its share of hard knocks. I heard a few of them during our very first meeting… Westmont College coach John Moore, who got his start in the profession as Carbajal’s assistant, said his scoldings would always be followed with a nurturing word. more