Santa Barbara, CA — Just as the Thomas Fire, Montecito Debris Flow and Hill/Woolsey Fires pushed Santa Barbara and Ventura county small businesses to the brink of collapse, the COVID-19 pandemic is significantly affecting the economic vitality these businesses bring to the community. Local non-profit Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV,www.wevonline.org) primarily serves micro-businesses, defined as those with fewer than five employees and less than $1 million in annual revenues, by providing business training, coaching, and loans to more than 300 local business owners each year.
For more information about available SBA resources and services, please visit: SBA.gov/coronavirus.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBAAdministrator Jovita Carranza announced today. SBA acted under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act that was recently signed by the President, to declare a disaster following a request received from Gov. Gavin Newsom’s designated representative, Director Mark S. Ghilarducci of the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services on March 13, 2020.
This month the City of Goleta and the County of Santa Barbara are asking you to help your co-workers and employees be safe while they’re at work in Goleta by encouraging them to sign up for emergency notifications. Most of us use cell phones to communicate, interact and get our news in a timely way. This is a great resource for emergency personnel when they need to alert the community about emergencies and disasters.
A HELICOPTER HOVERED high above a suburban Boston backyard, where the homeowner swore someone was hiding in his tarp-covered boat parked by the garage.
After he alerted police, an aircraft was brought in with an infrared camera mounted to its underside.
From heat-detecting images, authorities determined there was indeed a person inside the boat, and that he was armed, alone and injured.
Main office is site of exhibit honoring creators of Lunar Roving Vehicle
Discovery Storage Center will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new state-of-the-art storage facility center, 6640 Discovery Drive, Goleta. The Goleta Chamber of Commerce will facilitate the event at 1 p.m. Friday, March 10.
Foundation seeks to build philanthropic capital throughout Santa Barbara County
70-unit Village at Los Carneros project aimed at people who earn no more than 60 percent of the area median income Continue reading
Passing over the threshold of the new building, onto the cardboard-covered white tile floors, conjured up an exhilarating and heartrending feeling — a culmination and a goodbye, all at once.
Fresh off a plane from New York but without a hint of jet lag, Michael Towbes settled into a chair at the end of a long wooden table, looking as comfortable in a tailored suit as most people are in pajamas. Continue reading
By Gina Potthoff, Noozhawk.com
A visit to Fairview Gardens in Goleta isn’t complete without a taste of something growing in the rows of the urban farm — a proud staple of any Mark Tollefson-guided tour.