Tag archives: George Lucas

Real Estate News
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   January 9, 2020

In what was 2019’s largest residential real estate transaction in Santa Barbara County, filmmaker George Lucas closed escrow on a two-acre property adjacent to his existing property on Padaro Lane in December. The $28M off-market deal was sold by listing agent Susan Pate of Compass, with SB Brokers’ Troy Hoidal representing the buyer, according to […]

Star Wars Legend Artist Colin Cantwell Visits
By Joanne Calitri   |   June 6, 2019

Pinch me indeed, and thanks to the Force that brought Colin Cantwell to our town Saturday, May 25, greeted by a fleet of Storm Troopers and fans like Montecito Rotary Club President John Lucchetti with his sons, at Metro Entertainment: Comics, Games, Toys & More store on Anacapa Street. A computer genius and inventor, he […]

Fresh Start
By Richard Mineards   |   December 27, 2018

Former longtime general director of Opera Santa Barbara, Steven Sharpe, has landed in a whole new aria. Steven, an accomplished consultant and administrator who has successfully led a succession of nonprofit organizations, has been named executive director of Food From The Heart, which provides medically challenged residents with nutritious meals. “In many ways this is […]

Grill Thrill
By Richard Mineards   |   March 22, 2018

To the Bluewater Grill, the buzzing new seafood eatery just a tiara’s toss from Stearns Wharf. The restaurant, formerly Rusty’s Pizza Lighthouse and the Castagnola Lobster House, has been in business for 21 years after being established in Newport Beach by partners Rick Staunton and Jim Ulcickas, and now has branches in Redondo Beach, Coronado, […]