Archive » September 28, 2006

Also Inside This Issue

Tim analyzes readers’ solutions for Miramar property; Goodbye Jeff Cain

Community Calendar
Winemaker dinner at the Biltmore; Music Academy tribute; many meetings to come

Events Calendar
ArtWalk 2006; SEE International’s “Everything with the Rat Pack”; evenings with authors, musicians and filmmakers

Letters to the Editor
Ty Warner back-and-forth is back; good and bad of Westmont revision

The District Report
School Board trustee Bob Noël says district is suffering severe financial distress

Village Voices
Meet Mr. Santa Barbara, Larry Crandell, through the pages of his son Steven’s book

Stage it Right is new business Chris Perry created to improve marketability of a home

The Montecito Report
Complete directory of projects occurring or about to occur within this town’s boundaries

Book Talk
Shelly says “Winter’s Bone” calls to mind literature’s lot of brilliant characters

Trail Talk
Hearts Adaptive Center proves what Ronald Reagan said: “The outside of a horse is good for the inside of a man.”

Meet the Artist
Katie Upton’s bold, in-your-face horse paintings on auction at Hearts Adaptive fundraiser

Earth’s eighth largest economy, literature-inspired perfume, testosterone test and more

Here & There
Karen Schloss Heimberg and friend celebrate birthdays cleaning up Katrina rubble

Adopt a Pet
Border Collie Lance has credentials to find employment in any human household

World of Golf
Winners and honorary mentions of 48th Harold S. Chase Member Guest

Real Estate View
Mark Schneidman says the point of buyer points are to enhance sellability of a home

Your Estate
Gary Bartick on fair fortune distributions to his, hers and their children

On the Beat
UCSB professor revises ancient Chinese art of kun for modern American audience

South Coasting
Devon Sproule sings at SOhO; Jackson Browne’s back again; Ian Tyson titillates at the Maverick

World of Wine
Dr. Willis explores sub-equator varietals, comes up with nine to recommend

Sheriff’s Blotter
Theft on Chelham Way; Construction site skirmish; more mischief

Classified Advertising

150 Glorious Years

Vol. 12 Issue 20


Montecito’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church is celebrating its 150th year as a parish this year. Commemorative events began on Sunday, July 16, the feast day of La Señora del Carmen, with a picnic on the church grounds; September 9 saw a special Mass with a sacramental celebration and dinner; and on Saturday, September 30 the parish children, in conjunction with Mount Carmel School, will host an International Food Festival and give tours of the parish grounds and buildings and art work. Also, the “Blessing of the Animals,” normally held October 4 on the feast day of St. Francis, will also be held at 11 am on the school field on September 30.

Local News

Cold Spring Asks for Bond Approval

School’s $14.5-million tax would fund new classrooms, restore facilities, bring campus into 21st century
It’s been seven years since the last time Cold Spring School completed an on-campus renovation, a $2.9-million overhaul that brought new classrooms and an update of its tightly spaced auditorium. On November 7, the voters of the...

Coming & Going

Taking Up The Gauntlet

Joe Masin was always reticent about telling his daughters too much about his youth, although he often released small details during bedtime readings. “Growing up,” Barbara Masin relates during a recent lunchtime conversation at CAVA on Coast Village Road, “my father really didn’t talk about what had happened to him...

Scene Around Town


For this year’s design showcase house, CALM (Child Abuse Listening and Mediation) selected a 1922 George Washington Smith creation in the Andalusian style named Las Tapias, which means “behind the garden walls.” In its celebration of more than 20 years of showcasing homes and gardens, the child abuse prevention organization...

A Parody of Charity

“Philanthropy: The Musical” to Honor 10th Anniversary of Red Feather Ball

On Saturday, October 14, the United Way is throwing a 10-year anniversary extravaganza at the Bacara Resort to honor the recipients, who include: Michael Towbes, Paul and Leslie Ridley-Tree, Wally and Ursula Drew, Sheriff Jim Thomas, Stewart Taylor, Stewart and Katherine Abercrombie, Bob Bryant, Larry Crandell and Andy Granatelli. Honored...