Tag archives: Gray Matters

‘The Wait is Over!’
By Richard Mineards   |   September 14, 2021

After 20 months of forced inactivity because of the pandemic, UCSB’s popular Arts & Lectures program is back with a bang! “The wait is over!” declared Miller McCune executive director Celesta Billeci at a Creating Hope launch bash at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum for 170 guests. “This is a big step for us. The […]

Lunch & Learn in Santa Ynez
By Lynda Millner   |   August 1, 2019

Montecito Bank & Trust (MClub) Lunch & Learn gang traveled to Santa Ynez Valley to meet with the former and pioneer pop news pundit Rona Barrett at her Golden Inn & Village. Rona’s life changed when she left Hollywood and came to the Valley to have a lavender farm. Her father came too, and she […]

Gray Matters
By Lynda Millner   |   May 23, 2019

Baubles, bangles, and beads were front and center at the Coral Casino Beach & Cabana Club. There were also book sales for Gray Matters written by the first entertainment reporter, Rona Barrett. She used to give her pop news on Good Morning America, The Today Show, and much more. She knew all the stars. More […]