Monday, November 17, 2008

Project Healthy Neighbors

Project Healthy Neighbors was at Casa Esperanza this morning providing numerous health services to the homeless. Free shoes, survival backpacks, and haircuts were also given out. The event will continue tomorrow and Wednesday from 8:30 am to 10:30 am. Some of the services provided are: TB screening, flu vaccinations, HIV testing, mental health assessment, and domestic violence solutions info.

Now playing: Alice in Chains - Them Bones
via FoxyTunes

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Free Respirator Masks at Library

Respirator masks to protect people from Tea Fire smoke are available at the front desk of the Central Library in downtown Santa Barbara.

Protest in Santa Barbara Against Prop 8

Hundreds of people turned out today at the Sunken Gardens to protest against the passage of Proposition 8. After the 10:30 rally many protesters marched to State Street. Proposition 8 was a Constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Tea Fire Burns Homes in Santa Barbara

Now playing:
Boston - Something About You
via FoxyTunes

Last night there was a lot of smoke and ash in the downtown area, but it has not been bad today. It may get bad again this evening as the sundowner winds pick up again.