Archive » May 3, 2007

Also Inside This Issue

Tim says Montecito’s real estate is still a great buy; congratulations to Andy Granatelli; more

Letters to the Editor
Putting Tom Delay’s miscues in perspective; May Madness sale

The Private Property Report
Balancing individual needs and those of the community is what makes Montecito what it is, says Kim Seefeld

At School
While kids nationwide freak out about the SATs, one local junior suggests stepping back and breathing a sigh of relief

Community Calendar
Girls Inc. One Hundred Committee Luncheon; polo season gets going; Cold Spring School celebrates arbor day

n.o.t.e.s from downtown
Word to the wise: Jim Alexander’s column is much funnier when read while sitting in the dark

Coming & Going
Cava Restaurant celebrates 10 years of culinary bliss; Montecito and Santa Barbara Eastside children forge unlikely friendship

The Way it Was
Hattie Beresford on purple orchid trees, floss-silk trees, coral trees: Immigrants assimilating in Montecito

In Business
Profiles of two Central Coast businesses: Santa Barbara Electric Bicycle Company and Rosie Lee Imports

Events Calendar
Museum of Art’s Dwight and Winifred Vedder Collection; Ramblin’ Jack Elliott at SOhO; Eye of the Sparrow; Small Business Success Forum

On the Beat
Will Shortz, ambassador of America’s National Pastime, crossword puzzle, comes to UCSB this Sunday

Out of Town
Ojai Storytelling Festival and the theater of spoken words; preview of Ventura Music Festival

Book Talk
Shelly Lowenkopf on “The Sea Lady,” depictions of oceanic life and sweeping currents of marine metaphors

Classified Advertising

Cold Spring’s Big Fat

Vol. 13 Issue 18

My Big Fat Cold Spring Wedding, on May 12

Wedding Bells will ring for Cold Spring School on May 12, when parents host the school’s annual spring fundraiser, My Big Fat Cold Spring Wedding, a play on the mega-hit movie, “My Big Fat Greek Wedding.”

Local News

Westmont Graduation to Honor Students, Mark Departure of Outgoing President

An expected 356 students are expected to walk this Saturday during Westmont College’s graduation ceremonies in an event that will in part serve as a signoff to the school’s most iconic faculty member, Dr. David K. Winter, who is retiring. At the ceremonies on the Russell Carr Athletic Field, the...

Scene Around Town

Out of the Closet, In for the Cause

Stiletto Heels and Satin Hangers were sponsor level titles for LifeChronicles’s second annual benefit, Closets for a Cause. The silent auction could brag about celebrity donations like a golf jacket worn by Burt Bacharach, hats from Jim Belushi, a cheesehead from John Cleese, logo wear from Neil Diamond, Rhonda Fleming’s...

State Street Spin

State Street Ballet ‘Dances with the Stars’

“Dancing with the Stars” came to the DoubleTree for a fundraiser, Santa Barbara style, in which State Street Ballet brought a most innovative idea for its glamorous black tie affair. Take regular city folk – Tim “Twinkle Toes” Tremblay, Mayor Marty Blum, Jim McCoy, Jill Levinson, Mary Ellen Tiffany, Leni...

Real Estate View

Burgeoning Buellton

Longtime Montecito resident Kerry Moriarty is above all else a devoted football fan. He served as a backup quarterback on the Notre Dame team that, unfortunately for Kerry, featured a young Joe Montana, who almost never missed a game. Meaning, of course, that Kerry’s opportunities to show what he could...


From the Farm to the Table

Duo Events catering company chef-owners Ashley Transki and Brian Congdon strive to serve everything local

Duo Events catering company chef-owners Ashley Transki and Brian Congdon have been cooking together since 2000, when they met at Sage & Onion restaurant. ...