WEV Announces Founder’s Retirement and Names Successor Santa Barbara, CA: Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) announced this week that its founder and CEO, Marsha Bailey, will retire next year after 30 years at the helm. Her successor will be Kathy Odell, an accomplished entrepreneur and business leader in the region. WEV was launched under Bailey’s leadership in 1991,…Read More
The Santa Barbara Business Network (SBBN) is developing a page on its website that will include local businesses or organizations that could use an extra hand when available, not long-term commitments, simply places that would welcome a helpful hand with appreciation. NEED HELP? Please provide this information: 1. Your Business/Organization Name / Brief Introduction 2.…Read More
June Gloooom is an annual summer phenomenon in Santa Barbara and surrounding coastal areas, it’s when bright sunny summer days are expected, but you have to wait for the fog to lift – which could take all morning and afternoon; and for some days the fog never lifts. When the grey damp skies continue day…Read More
When we invited locals to chime in on remedies for depression during cloudy summer skies, known as “June Gloom”, the invitation was intended to be a fun local conversation, yet recent news and posts of tragedies resulting from people falling into depression leading to even death, made this topic more sobering. On a more serious…Read More
The Chromatic Gate rainbow arch sculpture on East Cabrillo Boulevard was repainted in 2013 to restore its vibrant colors. (Noozhawk file photo on left) Santa Barbara and visitors can enjoy the Chromatic Gate as a result of a small group of individuals coming together with the determination of restoring the iconic piece of art by…Read More
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