In a new video series entitled “Carpinteria in the COVID-19 Pandemic,” local filmmaker Larry Nimmer interviews a wide range of Carpinterians and learns about how the pandemic has impacted their lives and the community. Sponsored by the City of Carpinteria, the collection of 12 episodes is now available on the City’s webpage at

The video project features a cross section of community perspectives in three-to-five minute videos. The first episode offers an introduction with some brief background on the COVID-19 pandemic. Subjects in the series include Carpinteria Mayor Wade Nomura, a local woman with COVID-19, business owners, educators, and nonprofit representatives. The City of Carpinteria is posting episodes daily to its Facebook account.