Yearly Archives: 2017

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont stays in GSAC race with win

The Westmont men’s basketball team entered Saturday’s Golden State Athletic Conference game against William Jessup needing a win to stay in the race for the conference’s top spot. more

Storm Closes Highways In and Around Santa Barbara County

Mudslides, flooding and fallen trees caused dozens of road closures throughout Santa Barbara County Friday, and major highways were shut down within a few hours of the heavy rain hitting the Central Coast… Highway 192 was closed Saturday between Coyote Road to Westmont Road because of downed trees and power lines and was expected to stay closed all day, according to Caltrans.  more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Vaqueros let the good times roll

Cory Blau had a game-high 24 points to lead the Warriors (21-5, 9-4) to a Golden State Athletic Conference victory over the Oaks at Murchison Gym… Aysia Shellmire missed a double-double by one rebound with 20 points and nine boards in the Warriors’ GSAC romp over the Oaks. more

Jeffrey Emery, DO

Dr. Emery was born and raised in the greater Portland, OR, area and graduated from Westmont College in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. He went on to study medicine at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, the founding school of osteopathic medicine located in Kirksville, MO. more

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents A FLEA IN HER EAR

COURTNEY SCHWASS (Lucienne Homenides De Histangua) was last seen in Westmont College’s production of Almost, Maine. Before moving to Santa Barbara, she studied acting at Diablo Valley College in the Bay Area with Beth McBrien. A Flea in Her Ear marks Courtney’s first performance with The Theatre Group at SBCC. more

CUSD students visit Westmont College

The Carpinteria Unified School District After School Program Leadership Councils visited Westmont College on Feb. 6 to tour the campus. Students from Carpinteria had an opportunity to ask first-generation college students from Westmont’s Liberal Arts Ambassadors Program about their school experiences and goals. more


Growing up, I fondly remember this one picture that hung alongside our family photos… Jameisha Washington is a volunteer youth leader at North Decatur UMC in Decatur, GA. Jameisha has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Westmont College. more

Lobbyists Melt I.C.E. in Jails

The Central Coast Immigrant Rights Coalition and UC Santa Barbara Lobby Corps have been lobbying the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office to remove Immigration and Customs Enforcement from county jails… In addition to the UCSB Lobby Corps, Santa Barbara City College, Allan Hancock College and Westmont College have been assisting CCIRC. more

John Crew

John Ralston Crew, born May 27th, 1933 to Ralston Lewis Crew & May Verna Mills in Fallon, Nevada, went to be with the Lord on January 12th, 2017 due to complications from a major stroke…   John graduated from Atascadero High in 1950, from Westmont College in 1954. more

Lone Star Varsity Q&A: Lubbock High’s Peyton Trebisky

Each week, Lone Star Varsity will feature a question and answer session with an area athlete… Trebisky will sign her national letter of intent Feb. 22 in the Lubbock High cafeteria to play tennis at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. more