Tag archives: cowboys

Fun Over Yonder Ridge
By Richard Mineards   |   May 3, 2022

Cowboy hats proliferated when Riviera Ridge School hosted a Western-themed fundraiser with 200 guests raising a hefty $300,000 for school activities and faculty. The boffo Home on the Ridge! bash, co-chaired by Tina Wood and Andrea McFarling, kicked off with a champagne-fueled VIP reception at the home of head of school Christina Broderick, complete with […]

Stuart Whitman’s Montecito Ranch Up for $62 Million
By Richard Mineards   |   November 19, 2020

A scenic Montecito ranch owned by the late Oscar-nominated actor Stuart Whitman is up for grabs for $62 million, one of our rarefied enclave’s most expensive properties. Stuart, well-known for cowboy roles in films with John Wayne, owned the 13-acre estate in the Santa Ynez Mountains until his death in March at the age of […]

By Lynn Kirst   |   July 25, 2019

The following article was originally published in the Montecito Journal in 2009, in celebration of Audrey Griffin’s induction into the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame. Audrey passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 12, 2019, leaving behind countless grieving friends and family members. One of the most beloved personalities of the Santa Barbara County equestrian community, […]