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  • Emergency Preparedness 2018

    An ongoing, year-long series addressing an extensive list of issues and topics, including wildfires, flooding, earthquakes, landslides, power blackouts, evacuations, car crashes, insurance, communications, access and navigation, along with emergency lists, contacts and resources.
    Special Report
  • Good for Santa Barbara 2017

    The Good for Santa Barbara section, sponsored this year by Montecito Bank & Trust, takes an in-depth look at philanthropy and charity, covering the local nonprofit community as the industry and economic driver that it is.
    Special Report | Complete Series Index
  • Reimagine: Santa Barbara

    We’ve partnered with KEYT News and Shared Mission Santa Barbara to create an extensive, multipart series examining the history and evolution of downtown Santa Barbara and explaining many of the contemporary issues, both good and bad.
  • Good for Santa Barbara 2016

    This 2016 six-week series explores the philanthropy and nonprofit organizations that improve and enrich life in Santa Barbara County. The series also examines the inventive programs and challenges confronting the hundreds of organizations in our community.
    Special Report | Series Index
  • El Niño

    El Niño weather events are caused when warmer ocean temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean are pushed by surface winds, moving the water eastward.

  • Emergency Preparedness 2017

    This is a 2017 multiweek series exploring proper preparations, readiness and safety precautions before, during and after the next disaster strikes Santa Barbara County.
    Special Report | Series Index
  • Prescription for Abuse

    Noozhawk’s Prescription for Abuse series is a special project exploring the misuse and abuse of prescription medications in Santa Barbara County.

    Our series is a result of an exciting and unique partnership with USC’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, which awarded Noozhawk a California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowship to undertake this important work.

  • Santa Barbara Challenge

    The Santa Barbara Challenge is a joint partnership with the Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leadership at Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy in Malibu. It’s a unique venture for the institute, for Noozhawk, and for New Media in general.

    Noozhawk’s reporters outlined Santa Barbara’s financial circumstances and budget process to provide context for the Santa Barbara Challenge. Afterward, with, another Davenport Institute affiliate, we’ll launched an interactive and easy-to-use online survey through which Noozhawk readers can recommend ways the city can fix its budget or spend our money more wisely.

    Santa Barbara Challenge Survey  | Complete Series Index
  • Nurses

    As part of National Nurses Month, Noozhawk asked a few local health-care providers to nominate a nurse from their teams to be recognized among Santa Barbara County’s most inspirational nurses.

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