Tag archives: Dan Eidelson

Montecito Community Leader Dan Eidelson Dies
By J'Amy Brown   |   February 25, 2021

If you’ve spent any time in Montecito, it’s a good bet Dan Eidelson’s community involvement efforts touched you. The long-time Montecito resident and prominent community leader died peacefully at his home on January 10, 2021 of non-COVID related causes. He was 89 years old.  During his 35 years residing in Montecito, Eidelson was repeatedly drafted […]

Journalist Trifecta
By Montecito Journal   |   February 4, 2021

It takes a good interviewer and writer and selection of a worthy subject to produce a meaningful and touching article.  Leslie A. Westbrook achieved all three for her piece, “At Home with Lou” (August 21-28, 2021). She focused on interviews with the prize-winning, former senior White House Correspondent for The Washington Post, Lou Cannon, and […]

Planning Commissioner Steps Down
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   March 21, 2019

Montecito Planning Commissioner Joe Cole has stepped down from the Montecito Planning Commission, after being reappointed in January 2018 to fill the seat left vacant by Dan Eidelson. Cole served as chair of the Commission following the 1/9 Debris Flow through the end of 2018, and says he values the experience. “It was humbling to […]