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En Confianza returns with an episode on “Loneliness”

By Erik Davis | June 3, 2022

En Confianza is back! After a temporary hiatus, the only Spanish-language show in Santa Barbara returned to TV Santa Barbaraโ€™s studios with hosts Silvia and Enoc Uribe and Andy Valdez. The newest episode, released on June 2, 2022, features guest Edgar Hernรกndez, Owner of Mariscos Titaโ€™s in Goleta, with the topic of “Loneliness.” โ€œI believe…

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I Madonnari returns to Santa Barbara after two years of going virtual ๐ŸŽจ

By Erik Davis | May 31, 2022

The vibrant Santa Barbara tradition, I Madonnari, produced by the Children’s Creative Project, returned this Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-30, 2022, at the Old Mission after two years of going virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I Madonnari was started in 1987 by Santa Barbara’s very own Children’s Creative Project founder, Kathy Koury. Inspired by…

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Honoring the Meritorious Retiring Personnel of the Carpinteria Unified School District

By Erik Davis | May 26, 2022

MAY 24, 2022 CARPINTERIA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING – The Carpinteria Unified School District Board honored five personnel who will be retiring this school year after meritorious service within the district, as well as honored exiting CUSD Board President Jayme Bray. Mary Keane-Gruener, Culinary Teacher at Carpinteria High School and honored at the meeting by…

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TV Santa Barbara Executive Director, Erik Davis, Appears on Santa Barbara Talks

By Erik Davis | May 25, 2022

Josh Molina, award-winning journalist and host of Santa Barbara Talks, interviews Erik Davis, Executive Director of TV Santa Barbara. The two discuss TVSB, the region’s community access station since 1974, and other local topics. You can watch the full interview here:

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Carpinteria City Council proclaims Pride Month and AAPI Heritage Month

By Erik Davis | May 24, 2022

MAY 23, 2022 CARPINTERIA CITY COUNCIL MEETING โ€” June 2022 has been proclaimed as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month. The City of Carpinteria, in solidarity with California and other local governments, will honor the history of the LGBTQ liberation movement, provide advocacy for the community and commemorate the โ€œimmeasurable impact to…

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TV Santa Barbara Provides Video Services to Support C.A.R.E.4Paws’ Happy Tails Celebration & Fundraiser!

By Erik Davis | May 24, 2022

TV Santa Barbara produced this impact video for C.A.R.E.4Paws and their 2022 Happy Tails Celebration & Fundraiser! TVSB’s creative services department also edited three additional videos that aired at the C.A.R.E.4Paws fundraiser on Sunday, May 22 at the Music Academy of the West in Montecito. TV Santa Barbara works with nearly 200 non-profit organizations each…

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Congressman Salud Carbajal Backs H.R. 6219, the Protecting Community Television Act

By Erik Davis | May 23, 2022

Congressman Salud Carbajal, U.S. Representative for California’s 24th Congressional District, has announced that he is co-sponsoring the Protecting Community Television Act, H.R. 6219. The Protecting Community Television Act is legislation which will ensure that community television operations continue to receive the resources they need to educate and inform viewers in the cities and towns where…

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805 Focus: May 20, 2022ย ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ”‘๐Ÿšข๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒท

By Erik Davis | May 20, 2022

Greg Gorga, Member, Environmental Alliance of Santa Barbara County Museums / Executive Director, Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Greg has been such an enthusiastic, friendly presence on 805 Focus as the Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. But did you know that, on behalf of the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, he is also a…

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Santa Barbara Mayoral Debate Video Wins National Award

By Erik Davis | May 18, 2022

Newsmakers with Jerry Robertsโ€™ Mayoral Debate program has won first place recognition for best Virtual Event video in the Hometown Media national contest sponsored by the Alliance for Community Media, the organization that encompasses cable access stations across the U. S.    The Mayoral Debate, recorded on August 27, 2021, was hosted by Jerry Roberts…

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In Memory of Manny Ernst

By Erik Davis | May 17, 2022

We are mourning the loss of one of our most dedicated members, Manfred “Manny” Ernst. Manny was a long-time producer at TV Santa Barbara.

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