SC HOT Committee, Open Streets

1.  Friday, October 16: SC HOT Committee in Santa Barbara
2.  Friday, October 16: Registration deadline to ride the bus from Santa Maria to Santa Barbara for Open Streets


 

Read more
Share

SBCAN Action Alert - McNeeley Musical, SM Bike Day, Sustainability Summit, SC HOT Committee, Open Streets, Climate Change

Santa Barbara County Action Network 

October 9, 2015

1.  Saturday, October 10: Gale McNeeley performs "50 Years in Musicals" in Goleta
2.  Sunday, October 11: Bike Day/Bici Familia at Buena Vista Park in Santa Maria 
3.  Wednesday, October 14: Sustainability Summit at UCSB
4.  Friday, October 16: SC HOT Committee in Santa Barbara
5.  Friday, October 16: Registration deadline to ride the bus from Santa Maria to Santa Barbara for Open Streets 
6.  SBCAN op-ed on Exxon's Knowledge of and Denial of Climate Change was published October 9

1.  Saturday, October 10: Gale McNeeley performs "50 Years in Musicals" in Goleta

Broadway Actor, Singer, Dancer and SBCAN Board Member/Treasurer Gale McNeeley will perform his show – “50 Years in Musicals” accompanied on the piano by his musical partner, Betty Faas. 

Saturday, October 10 at 2 p.m.
Niche Theatre at Live Oak 
820 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta, CA. 93117

$15 for adults and $10 for seniors or students

Gale_McNeeley_as_Hal_Holbrook.jpg

For more information e-mail NicheTheateratLiveOak@cox.net or call (805) 406-4997 or read the Noozhawk article at http://www.noozhawk.com/calendar/detail/gale_mcneeleys_50_years_of_musicals.


2.  Sunday, October 11: Bike Day/Bici Familia at Buena Vista Park in Santa Maria

SBCAN has teamed up with Buena Vista Beautifiers, SB Bike, Adam School, Traffic Solutions and Tailwinds Bicycle Club to put on the first Family Bike Day/Bici Familia in Santa Maria. The event starts at 1 p.m. at Adam School, 500 Windsor Street, with free bicycle tune ups and bike riding instructions for children who attend the school. The group will then ride to Buena Vista Park, 833 S. Pine Street. 

AdamSM_Flyer_15sm.jpg

If anyone would like to help, please show up at the school at 12 p.m. Volunteers are needed as follows:

  • 1) Event Volunteer:
    ROLES: Help with helmet fitting, help with handling skills on blacktop, coach new young riders or ride with the group on the streets. THANK YOU for being flexible and willing to help.
  • 2) Spanish speaking volunteer: 
    Spanish speaking volunteers will greet & direct participants at the registration table. They will hand-out waivers & collect them when completed & signed.
  • 3) Volunteer (bike mechanic skills):
    Basic bike mechanic skills needed
  • 4) Certified League Cycling Instructor (LCI)
    Will teach riders about bike safety, bike handling skills and will lead the group ride on the streets.

For more information, call 805.963.SAVE, or visit http://www.bicicentro.org/event-1994351 or https://www.facebook.com/buenavistasm.

Read more
Share

SC HOT Committee Friday, Sept. 18

Please join us for:
South County H.O.T. (Housing, Open space and Transportation) Committee meeting 
Noon, Friday, September 18, 2015
Rabobank, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 33 Carrillo St. (corner of Anacapa Street), Santa Barbara
Read more
Share

Dick and Mickey Flacks are being honored at COAST's Fall Gathering Sept. 24

Santa Barbara County Action Network 
Fun Alert
September 15, 2015

SBCAN Founding Members Dick and Mickey Flacks are this year's honorees and will receive COAST's prestigious Barry Siegal Award on Thursday, September 24 at 5 p.m. at the Spanish Garden Inn, 915 Garden St., Santa Barbara.  

Please see the flier below and join us in congratulating Dick and Mickey.
Read more
Share

Garden Day Sunday, Rail Spur at BOS, Community Choice Energy at Goleta City Council

1. Central Coast Green Team Garden Fun Day - Sunday, August 30

2. County Board of Supervisors to Consider Phillips 66 Rail Spur, September 1, afternoon session

3. Goleta City Council to Consider Contributing to the Feasibility Study for Community Choice Energy, September 1, 1:30 PM


1.  Central Coast Green Team Garden Fun Day

Please join us for a Fun Day at the

CCGreenTeamLogo-black-_-green150px.jpg
Edible Landscaping Demonstration Garden and Flower Garden

Sunday, August 30, 2015
10 a.m. to Noon

Santa Maria Community Garden
910 S. Oakwood Drive, Santa Maria

GardenIMG_7804w.jpg

Message from Green Team Garden Director Leo Espinoza:
Read more
Share

Urge SB City Council to take a stand against the Phillips 66 Rail Spur on Tuesday

Santa Barbara County Action Network 
July 26, 2015

On Tuesday afternoon, July 28, probably around 3:30 p.m., the Santa Barbara City Council will consider urging San Luis Obispo County to deny the Phillips 66 Rail Spur project. SBCAN has sent this letter, with this report "Impacts and Risks from Oil Trains and the Phillips 66 Rail Spur Project," to the City Council. Our report focuses on the potential impacts of the project on Santa Barbara County. 

A detailed map, prepared by the report's author, Jane Baxter, shows the areas that will be at greater risk of damage from explosions, pollution and trains blocking access to major arterials if the project is approved. Click here to view or download the map.

Please join us in urging the Santa Barbara City Council to ask San Luis Obispo County to deny this project.

Pasted below is the call to action issued by SBCAN's major partner is this endeavor, Food and Water Watch:

Read more
Share

DOGGR hearing TODAY in Santa Maria on injecting wastewater into aquifers

Santa Barbara County Action Network 
July 16, 2015

The State of California Department of Conservation is holding a hearing in Santa Maria TODAY, July 16, at 4 PM on its proposed regulations governing the injection of wastewater from oil drilling operations into aquifers that could be used for irrigation or for drinking water.
 
When: Thursday, July 16 from 4 PM - 7 PM
Where: Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 511 East Lakeside Pkwy, Santa Maria
 
Here is the link to the state's notice:
And here is information about a protest being held before the hearing:
 
Subject: Protest the California Groundwater Contamination Scandal this Thursday in Santa Maria
 
Governor Brown! Shut Illegal Oil Wastewater Wells Down!
STOP DOGGR FROM DUMPING TOXIC OIL WASTE INTO SANTA BARBARA COUNTY AQUIFERS!
Protest the California Groundwater Contamination Scandal
 
When: Thursday, July 16 at 3:30 PM
Where: 511 East Lakeside Pkwy, Santa Maria
Read more
Share

SBCAN Action Alert - Oil Trains & Rail Spur report and rally, CPA annual meeting, even-year elections op-ed

Santa Barbara County Action Network 
July 9, 2015
Oil Trains & Rail Spur report and rally, CPA annual meeting, even-year elections op-ed

1. The 2nd edition of SBCAN's report on the Impacts and Risks from Oil Trains and the Phillip 66 Rail Spur Project has been posted and and can be viewed here:  http://www.sbcan.org/issue_papers. The report helps the reader visualize the ramifications of an oil train crash along Santa Barbara's coastline or in one of its communities. It includes a call to action to oppose the proposed Phillips 66 Rail Spur Project at the refinery on the Nipomo Mesa.

2.   SBCAN, Food & Water Watch and Sierra Club Los Padres Chapter are sponsoring a rally to oppose crude oil by rail and the Phillips 66 Rail Spur Project. This will be at 11 AM, Saturday, July 11 under the Moreton Bay Fig Tree next to the Santa Barbara Amtrak Station, 30 W. Montecito St.Click here for the media advisory.

3.  Citizens Planning Association of Santa Barbara County, one of SBCAN's close allies, is holding its Annual Meeting Saturday, July 11 from 1 PM to 3 PM in Santa Barbara.  Information is here: 

4. Dick Flacks and Daniel Ramirez authored an op-ed supporting even-year elections in the City of Santa Barbara as a means of furthering social justice goals.  It ran in The Independent on July 7. It is pasted below or can be viewed online at 
http://www.independent.com/news/2015/jul/07/unfinished-business-voting-rights-santa-barbara/
Read more
Share

SBCAN Action Alert July 7, 2015

Santa Barbara County Action Network 
July 7, 2015

1.  
SBCAN North County H.O.T. (Housing, Open space and Transportation) Committee meeting
 
Thursday, July 9, 2015, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
2.  
SBCAN South County H.O.T. (Housing, Open space and Transportation) Committee meeting
 
Friday, July 10, 2015 12:00 PM  (NOTE NEW START TIME)

Read more
Share

SBCAN Action Alert June 23, 2015 - Blue Bins Press Conference (SM) and Refugio Oil Spill (SB)

Santa Barbara County Action Network 
June 23, 2015

1. Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.
Blue Bins Press Conference
Preisker Park (to the right of the entrance), 330 Hidden Pines Way, Santa Maria
2. Friday, June 26, 2015: 
Joint Legislative Hearing on Refugio Oil Spill, 2 to 5 PM at the County Administration Building, Fourth Floor.

HERE ARE THE DETAILS:
Read more
Share

← Previous  1  2    13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  Next →
Santa Barbara County Action Network
Santa Barbara County Action Network (SBCAN) works to promote social and economic justice, to preserve our environmental and agricultural resources, and to create sustainable communities.