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In our marriages, our friendships, our children 10 Christian leadership: from a position of self-awareness, security, and being able to serve or lead the people around us

New Hope Church

Contact: 10330 Carmel Mountain Road, San Diego 858-538-0888 www.newhopechurch.com

Membership: 300

Lead Pastor: Eric Pfeiffer

Operations Director: Kandi Pfeiffer

Age: 42

Born: Los Alamitos

Formation: Westmont College, Santa Barbara; Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena more

Westmont College Changes Policy to Offer Housing Assistance to More Faculty, Employees: College has 13 condo units under construction near Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital to add to its 41 single-family homes near campus

Westmont College is trying to make it easier for faculty members and employees to buy homes.

The Santa Barbara Planning Commission last week agreed to let the private Christian college change its specific plan to offer housing assistance to more of its employees and faculty. more

Santa Ynez High School adds 7 to its Wall of Honor

Aolani Rueff

Rueff (Class of 2009) was named to soccer’s first team All-Los Padres League and All-CIF all four years at SYHS.

Rueff attended Westmont College in Santa Barbara where she led the Warriors in goals (7) as a freshman and became a team captain in the spring of her sophomore year. more

Westmont Ranks Among Top National Colleges

The recently released 2019 rankings of U.S. colleges and universities confirm Westmont as one of the top Christian colleges in the nation.

PayScale’s Best Colleges in California by Salary Potential lists Westmont as No. 19, nearly 40 spots above its closest California competitor in the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and fourth among all faith-based schools in the state. more

Westmont College Changes Policy to Offer Housing Assistance to More Faculty, Employees

Westmont College is trying to make it easier for faculty members and employees to buy homes.  …more

Hailey Parker, Teagan Matye Goals Lift Westmont Past Antelope Valley

Tenth-ranked Westmont found the back of the net twice in the last 25 minutes of the game to secure a 2-0 victory over the visiting Pioneers of Antelope Valley in a women’s soccer match on Wednesday. … more

Museum of Art’s Art Matters Lecture Series Moves to Evenings

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s (SBMA) adult education lecture series Art Matters is moving from a morning timeslot to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays in an effort to better serve the schedules of students and working adults. … Working together with their colleagues at UCSB, Ventura College, SBCC and Westmont College, Kahng and West hope to attract area students to Art Matters. more

Westmont Clicks Late in Second Half, Rallies for 3-2 Victory

It took 83 minutes for the Westmont offense to come alive, but once it did it didn’t hold back. … more

Westmont Whips Westcliff for 11th Straight Win

Samantha Neely pounded down 10 kills while Cassidy Rea, Hali Galloway and Audrey Brown each added eight as the #7 Westmont Warriors (11-1) defeated the Warriors of Westcliff (2-5) in straight sets 25-22, 25-11, 25-10. … more

OUR TOWN: Retrospective honors artist Tony Askew

Santa Barbara artist Tony Askew, Westmont College professor emeritus, offers a retrospective of new and old creations in the exhibition “Looking Back/Going Forward: R. Anthony Askew,” through Nov. 7 at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, 955 La Paz Road in Montecito. more