Yearly Archives: 2017

Many Veterans Day Events Scheduled Over the Weekend in Santa Barbara County

Saturday will mark Veterans Day, the country’s salute to those who have served in the armed forces. Multiple Santa Barbara County events are scheduled over the weekend to commemorate the occasion. … A concert will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Plaza del Sol at The Fess Parker, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd., and will feature the Westmont Orchestra and the Santa Barbara Choral Society, as well as talent from all branches of the military. more

TMU Women’s Soccer Shutout Against Westmont

The Mustangs’ season isn’t necessarily over. Their resolve-trying trilogy with Westmont College is, though. The final installment – a Golden State Athletic Conference semifinal at host Vanguard in Costa Mesa – again didn’t go TMU’s way Wednesday, as it lost 1-0 despite controlling the second half. more

GSAC WOMEN’S SOCCER: Semi-Tough Lopez’s goal puts Westmont into GSAC final

In a tight defensive contest with The Master’s University, Westmont’s Jackie Lopez found the opportunity to make the difference when she got a just-right pass in front of the goal one minute into the second half. more

The Write Stuff 15 local athletes commit to colleges

San Marcos High athletes who signed national letters of intent on Wednesday are Aliyah Huerta-Leipner, (Boston College softball), Maijia Ninnes (Brown University swimming), Sydney Hess (Westmont soccer), Lili Rose Akin (Brown water polo), Addie Furrer (Portland State soccer), more

Mia Hays Joins Goddard Company as Social Media Specialist

Mia Hays has joined The Goddard Company Public Relations & Marketing as an account executive, specializing in social media. … Originally from Laguna Beach, Hays is a graduate of Westmont College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology with an emphasis in communications. more

The Irresistible Elena

Theatergoers might recognize Indy intern Elena White from her recent portrayal of Arturo Ui in Westmont College’s eponymous The Resistible Rise of. Or maybe not. The cross-gender portrayal of a Chicago mobster placed Elena in clownface as she and her fellow theater majors stepped through Bertolt Brecht’s dark play. more

From Good to Great with the UCSB BFA Program in Theater

It’s Monday night, and often that means one thing to people who work in theater ​— ​time for tech rehearsal. At 6:30 p.m., Irwin Appel, professor of theater and director of the Actor Training Program at UCSB, heads to the school’s black-box Performing Arts Theater to direct Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge. … The practice of blending students with faculty members and professionals is something that John Blondell has been doing for years with his Westmont actors and the Lit Moon Theatre company, but now that UCSB is in on it, Santa Barbara’s theater scene has gotten exponentially more interesting. more

OCVarsity Photos: O.C. athletes, schools share their Signing Day photos

Check out our reader-submitted photos of the Orange County athletes signing a National Letter of Intent today (Wednesday, Nov. 8) and of the day’s ceremonies and events. … Brea Olinda’s Iyree Jarrett (women’s basketball) signed with Westmont College on Wednesday, Nov. 8. more

Slideshow: Pen, paper, props and prospects in signing celebrations

It was a signing party, complete with formal neckwear, at Archbishop Mitty in San Jose, California. Penn State-bound Karisma Ortiz, left, Krissy Miyahara (Westmont College) and Nicole Blakes (San Diego) pose with proud coach Sue Phillips. more

High schools: Bay Area college-bound athletes

List of local athletes who are signing or have signed with colleges during the fall period this week: … Krissy Miyahara (basketball; Westmont College) more