Dr. Hilary Quinn: Tis the Season for Illnesses for Our Dogs and Cats | Four-Legged Friends and More

As the COVID-19 restrictions lift and cases continue to diminish, people are joyfully taking to the skies (or roads) for long-overdue travel and vacation. This is especially true now that the holidays are upon us – but frequently pets are not included in the holiday plans. As the boarding facilities hit capacity, it becomes much … Read more

Therapy Dogs Bring Their Unique Canine Care Back to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital | Local News

After being away for about two years due to COVID-19, some four-legged volunteers have returned to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital as the hospital has restarted its pet therapy program. One of Cottage Health’s several volunteer opportunities, the pet-assisted therapy allows volunteers to bring in their therapy dogs certified by Therapy Dogs International to provide stress … Read more

Therapy Dogs Bring Their Unique Canine Care Back to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital | Local News

After being away for about two years due to COVID-19, some four-legged volunteers have returned to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital as the hospital has restarted its pet therapy program. One of Cottage Health’s several volunteer opportunities, the pet-assisted therapy allows volunteers to bring in their therapy dogs certified by Therapy Dogs International to provide stress … Read more

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

GENOA, Neb. (AP) — The bodies of more than 80 Native American children are buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School in central Nebraska. But for decades, the location of the student cemetery has been a mystery, lost over time after the school closed in 1931 and memories faded of the once-busy campus that … Read more

Junior CEOs Pitch Berry-Themed, Other Products at Santa Maria Mall | Local News

Some business owners at the Santa Maria Town Center recently pitched their products like professionals — despite their young age. From strawberries dipped in chocolate, strawberry scented candles, thumbprint cookies filled with strawberry jam, cat toys and more, the young entrepreneurs showcased their businesses developed through the Junior CEO program hosted by the Santa Maria … Read more

Santa Barbara Meals on Wheels Delivers Fresh and Affordable Meals to the Elderly Community | Good for Santa Barbara

Posted on November 23, 2022 | 1:30 p.m. The elderly and home-bound residents receive both nutrition and personal interaction in support of their effort to live independently with dignity. Holiday deliveries. (Santa Barbara Meals on Wheels) Start the giving season off strong by donating to a local nonprofit organization in Santa Barbara County on #GivingTuesday, … Read more

Timothy Michael ‘Tim’ Demers and Elizabeth Ann ‘Beth’ (Hammar) Demers | News, Sports, Jobs

Proud Veteran of US Army, local business owner; Timothy “Tim” Michael Demers of Hudson NH, passed away unexpectedly on Friday October 7th, 2022, as the result of a tragic fall at his Hudson NH home while spending time with his sons, only days after the unexpected passing of his loving wife Elizabeth Ann Beth (Hammar) … Read more

Timothy Michael ‘Tim’ Demers and Elizabeth Ann ‘Beth’ (Hammar) Demers | News, Sports, Jobs

Proud Veteran of US Army, local business owner; Timothy “Tim” Michael Demers of Hudson NH, passed away unexpectedly on Friday October 7th, 2022, as the result of a tragic fall at his Hudson NH home while spending time with his sons, only days after the unexpected passing of his loving wife Elizabeth Ann Beth (Hammar) … Read more

Charlyn Fargo Ware: How to Eat Healthy with Skyrocketing Food Costs | Your Health

Most of us are painfully aware that food costs in the past year have risen. A survey by The Hartman Group found that 85% of consumers feel the pinch in their pocketbook. More than half of those people say rising prices have impacted their ability to purchase foods, beverages and other grocery items “at least … Read more