Tag archives: CASA

Rose Story Farm Benefit for Casa del Herrero
By Joanne A Calitri   |   November 21, 2023

On Friday, November 10, the world-renowned Rose Story Farm (RSF) in Carpinteria opened its doors to the public for the first time in 25 years for a ticketed fundraiser event. RSF owner Danielle Dall’Armi Hahn was talking with fellow rose designers about staging parts of the house for fun on an off weekend, which soon […]

By Steven Libowitz   |   October 3, 2023

When a child is removed from their home due to abuse or neglect, they are faced with something no youngster should ever have to go through: navigating a confusing world of court proceedings amid competing interests with their future hanging in the balance.  The children are provided a lawyer, but their attorney likely has hundreds […]

Christmas at the Casa 
By Joanne A Calitri   |   December 20, 2022

A wet and windy evening did not derail the annual Christmas at the Casa fundraising event at Casa del Herrero on December 10, as guests were chauffeured from the El Montecito Church parking lot to the event. There we were greeted with elegantly dressed staff who escorted us with umbrellas to the host desk and […]

‘A Caseload of One’: CASA Puts the Focus on Individualized Attention for Children
By Steven Libowitz   |   May 20, 2021

The mission of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Santa Barbara County is to assure a safe, permanent, and nurturing home for all abused and/or neglected children by providing a highly trained volunteer to advocate for them in the court system. When a child is removed from their home due to abuse or neglect, they […]