Tag archives: Hannah Beth Jackson

Women in Democracy’s 50th Anniversary 
By Montecito Journal   |   June 7, 2022

On June 26, Women in Democracy will gather to celebrate their 50th anniversary.  The event will feature Congresswoman Katie Porter as the keynote speaker and former State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson as the mistress of ceremonies. Founded in 1970, the Democratic Women of Santa Barbara has been a longstanding community of local women dedicated to promoting, […]

SB9 is Finally Here. What Can City and County Do About It?
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   January 11, 2022

Senate Bill 9 (aka SB9), which we’ve been reporting on since early 2021, goes into effect this week, with local governments across California scrambling to implement ordinances to attempt to protect, as much as possible, single-family zoning in residential neighborhoods.   SB9 was signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom in September 2021 and became effective January […]

Emergency Ordinance Extended
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   March 18, 2021

On Tuesday, February 23, the Santa Barbara City Council extended its Emergency Economic Recovery Ordinance until March 8, 2022. The ordinance, which was adopted last May, continues the temporary closure of certain streets, on-street parking, and public parking to allow outdoor dining and outdoor business uses in the public right-of-way or on private property, which […]

Senator Limón and Assemblymember Steve Bennett to address Montecito Association Annual Meeting
By Sharon Byrne   |   February 11, 2021

The Montecito Association will host our Annual Members Meeting next Tuesday, February 9 at 4 pm via Zoom. We say goodbye to departing directors Peter van Duinwyk and Dorinne Lee Johnson, and welcome our newly elected board directors. We also appoint our officers at this meeting. Last year, we hosted California state Senator Hannah- Beth […]

A Great Cap to an Otherwise Strange Year
By Leslie Westbrook   |   December 31, 2020

My great Aunt Betty laughed when I bought my house in Summerland in the early 1980s. She told me that her husband, my great uncle Heywood, used to work on those wells when they lived in Summerland in the 1930s. Little did I know at the time that the very oil wells he worked on […]

Santa Barbara’s Wonder Woman
By Leslie Westbrook   |   December 24, 2020

Hannah-Beth Jackson may have run out of time as State Senator, but she never ran out of the fierce will that got her to Sacramento. She looks back on a legacy of fighting for disaster relief and equal rights for all. Q. Which superhero do you visualize yourself as? A. “I love Wonder Woman – […]

Santa Barbara’s Next Mayor?
By Gwyn Lurie   |   November 25, 2020

The 2020 political season is over. Mostly. But like California’s fire season, once reserved to only certain months of the year, election cycles now seem to be with us 24/7-52-365. I guess there’s no rest for the weary. So let me be the first to welcome you to the early days of the next important […]

Disaster Tax Workshop
By Lisa Sherratt   |   September 26, 2019

On September 12, First District Supervisor Das Williams hosted a disaster tax workshop with top Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Franchise Tax Board (FTB) disaster specialists, in collaboration with the offices of Congressman Salud Carbajal, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, Assemblymember Monique Limon and Montecito Union School. The room was full with approximately 60 attendees who came […]

Boys & Girls Club
By Lynda Millner   |   May 31, 2018

The Boys and Girls Club of Santa Barbara (BGC) found a new and beautiful country venue, the Heartstone Ranch, in Carpinteria for its annual gala. This time the attire was – what else? – country chic! All the “cowgirls” and “cowboys” gathered on the terraced lawn amidst dozens of rose bushes to toast 80 years […]