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July 5, 2012


Sarah, Mark, and Mike Oberman operate Channel Islands Aviation as a family business. Their small airline regularly ferries inquisitive visitors “bush-style” to the botanical wonder- land of Santa Rosa Island

June 28, 2012

May the Fourth Be With You

Annual village-wide 4th of July festivities begin with Firemen’s Breakfast, followed by Montecito Association’s Patriotic Parade, and finally a celebration in Manning Park featuring food, games and a Dixieland band

June 21, 2012

It Really Stinks!

But that’s okay, says Parks & Recreation’s Jill Zachary, who helps oversee the Bird Refuge; she reports that the stench is all natural and should be gone soon

June 14, 2014

Coming Home

Third time’s the charm as Mazza family settles down – after two stints in Northern California and an around-the-world detour – in good old Montecito

June 7, 2012


Khan Academy techniques, e-learning, computer literacy and iPads take hold at MUS and Cold Spring School

May 31, 2012

The Eyes Have It!

Montecito mom Candy Hedrick goes international with kidfriendly FunK Shades, her 100% UVA UVB polarized children’s sunglasses

May 25, 2012


Peabody’s, a Coast Village fixture for nearly 35 years, closes. New owner plans updated “vegetable forward” eatery, p. 12

May 17, 2012

It took her 50 days to Ski to the South Pole... Alone!

Girls Inc. keynote speaker Liv Arnesen was strong, smart, and bold way before it was cool for women to be strong, smart, and bold

May 10, 2012

Montecito's Design Showcase

Joanie Franz and her husband, NYPD Blues’ star Dennis Franz, along with their son-in-law Phillip Pennestri, ready 6,000 sq ft Peter Becker-designed home forJunior League of Santa Barbara tours