Tag archives: Channel Islands Restoration

Who Floats a Boat?
By J'Amy Brown   |   June 13, 2019

Q: Months ago, a number of vessels washed ashore on Montecito beaches, and there they still sit. Who’s responsible for ridding our beach of this gnarly debris?  A. Wouldn’t it be grand if beached boats could just be stuffed into glass bottles? Well, no such luck! It seems, unless it’s toxic or dangerous, there aren’t […]

Montecito Planning Commission
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 25, 2019

At a special hearing last week, the Montecito Planning Commission voted to approve a project to restore Hammond’s Meadow, a plan that is eight years in the making. “This is a very significant site and area,” said Pat Saley, who has been heavily involved in the project plans.  Hammond’s Meadow is a 2.25-acre portion of […]

Land Use Committee Meets
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 4, 2019

Craig Lewis, founder of the Clean Coalition, was in front of the Montecito Association’s Land Use Committee earlier this week discussing the Montecito Community Microgrid Initiative, which is a project designed to provide indefinite renewable back up power for critical facilities in Montecito during emergencies.  The Montecito Community Microgrid Initiative aims to build multiple community […]