Archive » May 31, 2007

Also Inside This Issue

Tim says goodbye to MJ editor Guillaume Doane

Letters to the Editor
Evacuating Sycamore Canyon; far left dogma; more

Community Calendar
Polo season continues; Montecito Union sixth-graders follow the yellow brick road; Cold Spring Art Faire; more

Local News
County Supervisors to take up Montecito home veterinary clinic request

Sheriff's Blotter
Burglaries at Upper Village business, Summerland residence and Montecito institution

n.o.t.e.s from downtown
If Paris Hilton won’t run for president, how about someone who wears a little more clothing: Jim Alexander?

The Way it Was
Elizabeth Eaton Burton has given us more than an intimate look back to a time and place that no longer fully exists

Diani Shoes is the latest to put its best foot forward in Santa Barbara’s shoe biz

In Business
Creative Stereo & Video gains Montecito presence after more than 30 years Downtown

Mark Your Calendar
On June 12, Nadel Foundation sponsors “Keep the Music Playing,” special evening of cabaret

Events Calendar
Maritime Museum screens “Defender’s Challenge,” Jewish Federation’s 23rd annual Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon; lots more

On the Beat
Montecito musician Glen Phillips finds groove among laidback performers at a club called Largo

South Coasting
The Rhythmic Arts Project to host concert featuring performers of multifaceted backgrounds and abilities

On Stage
Montecito actor Ed Giron tries his hand (and brush) at pugnacious Abstract Expressionist painter, Jackson Pollock

Book Talk
Miranda July has three qualities that make short stories sizzle, says Shelly: voice, a sense of timing and lovely sense of irony

Classified Advertising

In Praise of Montecito Moms

Vol. 13 Issue 22

Montecito Moms… in Motion

“Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and in high heels,” Ambassador Faith Whittlesey once said.

On the Road

Debunking Biofuels

William Korchinsky breaks down biofuel process, demystifies common beliefs about socalled sustainable fuels

“It just so happens that ethanol and biodiesel will help improve the quality of the environment in our respective countries,” said President George Bush while in Brazil in March. ...

Coming and Going

Three Growls For Grizzlies

The men gathered early – some shaven, some not – for the Third Annual Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation’s “Grizzlies Coming out of Hibernation Breakfast” held on Thursday, May 24 at Moby Dick on Stearns Wharf. Grizzlies Earl Armstrong and Steve Engles sponsored the 7 am breakfast; space was donated by...

Scene Around Town

YE-HA! Hearts Goes Way of the West

Git on your best jeans and jewels, grab your partner and get over to the Carriage & Western Art Museum for some rip-roaring fun! That’s what 300 people did (150 responded the day of the event). Denim & Diamonds is a fundraiser presented by the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors...

Real Estate View

Montecito Heat

This year, the Montecito single-family residential market through April 30, excluding condos, has been actively in the hands of sellers. Although it took an average 17 more days to sell a home, according to data from the Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service, there were 18 more homes sold for this...

The Montecito Chef of the Month

Father’s Day, with a Jamaican Flavor

Lana Marmé on an avid foodie with a new chicken recipe that this time won’t disappoint

With Father’s Day approaching, many cooks turn their attention to the outdoor barbecue, which can once again enjoy its seasonal place in the sun. Michael Phillips is among these cooks. ...