Tag archives: Gene Tyburn

Good Genes
By Richard Mineards   |   April 16, 2020

Montecito arborist Gene Tyburn is one proud dad. His documentary maker son Matt Tyrnauer‘s latest project Where’s My Roy Cohn?, the Svengali behind Joseph McCarthy and President Donald Trump, is currently airing on the Starz TV channel. Matt has made a number of notable documentaries while writing for Vanity Fair magazine, including 2009’s Valentino: The […]

Viral Vibrato
By Richard Mineards   |   March 26, 2020

Montecito arborist and amateur opera composer Gene Tyburn is on a high note! A video of his opera Macbeth on YouTube has now achieved more than one million views. “It was all filmed in just one take by a friend,” says an elated Gene, owner of TLC Tree Services for more than 45 years, who […]

Letters to the Editor
By Montecito Journal   |   February 28, 2019

A Simpler Solution In “Sucking It Up” written by Larry Bond (MJ #25/7), he indicates that both he and Mr. Gene Tyburn wonder “…why this common sense solution to our water woes has not been pursued.” The “common sense solution” referred to is to dredge the bottom of the lake when conditions permit to increase […]

Letters to the Editor
By Montecito Journal   |   February 21, 2019

A Burning Issue Do they read the Montecito Journal in distant Hope Ranch? I hope so.For several months oil has been seeping out of the bluff between Hope Ranch and the beach and it is hot enough that it is burning underground. There have been repeated efforts to stop it by burying it but this […]

Foot of the Vine
By Richard Mineards   |   June 7, 2018

It was certainly a performance with a difference when State Street Ballet danced in the Funk Zone. The talented dancers, normally used to the Granada or the Lobero, used choreography to interpret wines at the Valley Project. The entertaining program consisted of four different works depicting Merlot, two different Syrahs, and a Sangiovese. The event […]