Archive » June 19, 2008

Classical Connection

Vol. 14 Issue 25

Just Another Glorious Summer Season

Normally, our annual preview of the Music Academy of the West season begins with some sort of comment as to how little things change from year to year at the venerable summer institute. After all, the program has been quite nicely refined in the previous 60 seasons, the last 50 or so spent at the gorgeous ocean-side Miraflores campus here in Montecito.

On Sports & Life

First-Place, First-Rate, Brandon Gama

One of the great pleasures in raising children in a small community like Montecito is having two small elementary schools like Cold Spring and Montecito Union where parents have the opportunity through smaller class sizes, sports teams, field trips and volunteer opportunities to become acquainted with many children other than...

Village Beat

MBAR Gives Green Light to Westmont

On Monday June 16 the Montecito Board of Architectural Review granted preliminary approval for Phase I of the Westmont College Master Plan. The hearing focused largely on the tower of the proposed chapel, which, at the request of county planner Alex Tuttle, was lowered to 49 feet. ...

Letters to Editor

Conservation or Punishment

The new block rate water charges that the Montecito water board will present at a public meeting on Thursday June 19th (MUS auditorium, 6:30 pm) are not fair and not equal. ...