Archive » May 22, 2008

The Legend Next Door

Vol. 14 Issue 21

The Jazz Legend Next Door

When my husband, Michael, and I moved to Montecito over two years ago, it was for the physical beauty, the ease of living and, above all, the peaceful atmosphere. I write books, and I was looking forward to being inspired by my surroundings. Little did I know that the man who lived next door would inspire me too.


Tuesday June 3 is Primary Election Day

There isn’t much on the ballot besides propositions 98 and 99 and the Measure V bond issue. Candidates for U.S. Representative, state senator, assembly member, and in our First District, for Supervisor, are running essentially unopposed. Here are our thoughts on the issues: ...

Village Beat

MWD Board Meeting

During the public comment portion of the Montecito Water District Board meeting on May 20, resident David Strauss shared his concern over several large up-and-coming projects that he says may affect the District’s water supply. “Two of the biggest projects that we’ll ever see in our lifetime: the Westmont project...

Letters to the Editor

Keep the Village in Coast Village Road

On March 20, 2008, the Santa Barbara City Planning Commission voted to approve, with one change, the redevelopment project at the Union 76 gas station at the corner of Coast Village and Olive Mill Road. The project must go back to the Architectural Review Board for approval after the developer...

Purely Political

Less Politics & More Economics

Thomas Del Beccaro is California Republican Party Vice Chair, Publisher of and author of The New Conservative Paradigm ...