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The Way it Was
Santa Barbara women on homefront support men on WWII warfront

Eye on Montecito
John Watson on one of Upper Village’s best-kept architectural secrets

Community Calendar
Winemaker dinner at the Biltmore; GOP women’s talk; Cold Spring fall festival; lots more

Letters to the Editor
Measuring Measure K; Say NO to Prop 90; respecting Ty Warner’s property rights

A Candidate’s Perspective
School Board challenger Suzy Cawthon on bringing business attitude to school districts

Mish and his jewelry to come to Lucky’s for sale benefiting Lotusland

Parents Night Out
Full support for Storyteller Children’s Center at organization’s “clubRED” gala

Our Town
Montecito Union dads make breakfast for their kids, raise dollars for PTA

News Feature
Forecast of Montecito’s traffic situation two, three or even four years from today

On the Record
Bill Clinton’s post-presidency seizes upon opportunities of private market

Book Talk
Shelly Lowenkopf on “The Willow Run” and disappearance of American West novel

Trail Talk
Summerland filmmakers Susan Jensen and Paul Singer release new film, “The Remuda”

Mark Your Calendar
October 29: Crane School’s new and expanded version of its Country Day Fair

Adopt a Pet
Kobe and Tobe both need a family and a home, and would prefer being taken together

Here & There
Girls Inc’s new $7-million Goleta abode will have more space and fit more girls

John Wilcock
The happiest place on Earth?; jellyfish: water’s number one human killer; Wilcock Web

Local People
Coast Village Vons courtesy clerks gain respect and admiration of their colleagues

Celebration on the Hill
Cancer survivor Beverlye Fead goes to Washington D.C., lobbies Congress

Real Estate View
Home sale indicators stay positive; look out for form “4506-T”; partitioning properties

World of Golf
The Sonoma experience: golf, wining, dining, relaxing, sight-seeing and more golf

Events Calendar
“Doonesbury” creator Garry Trudeau; El Dia de los Muertos; choirs, chamber orchestras, soloists and more

Arts & Entertainment
SBIFF’s U.S. premiere of “Stranger Than Fiction”; Lou Reed’s Santa Barbara debut

On the Beat
Fleetwood Mac’s brains and brawn Lindsey Buckingham on music, life and his family

World of Wine
Master sommeliers: people who bring top-notch, world-class wines at fraction of price

Sheriff’s Blotter
Loss of wallet on Cold Springs Trail; Montecito Citizens Academy

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On Saturday, November 4, on the sunny heights of the Upper Village Green, the Montecito Association will host Beautification Day festivities, celebrating this town’s aesthetic spirit and semi-rural exclusivity.


Montecito’s Beautification Day

This is a two-decade-old tradition that requires both your continuing (and enthusiastic) support and physical presence. Young and old, tall and small, slow and swift, nimble or stiff – all are welcome. Show up at 8:45 am and join other families at the green across from the Post Office in...

Coming & Going

Red Feather Follies

The food, the wine, and the décor at this year’s 10th Annual United Way Red Feather Ball, held at Bacara Resort on Saturday, October 14, was top-notch, first-rate. Performers from Le Cirque added expertise and physiques to the red-dominated fun. But, but, but… the featured entertainment – “Philanthropy, The Musical”...

The Private Property Report


Is the Board of Supervisors ignoring results of the “affordable” housing audit?

The County Board of Supervisors was supposed to receive a report on a full audit on the County’s “for sale affordable” housing units on October 24. It now appears that the audit, the completion of which has been far more time-consuming than anticipated, is not yet complete. ...

On Stage


Steven Libowitz on Santa Barbara’s theater renaissance and resurgence

It wasn’t all that long ago that Santa Barbara wasn’t too happy a home for professional theater. What with closures, controversies and a lag in contributions, Santa Barbara stages faced some considerable challenges. But just look at us now. ...