Tag archives: historic preservation

In Makela We Trust
By Richard Mineards   |   April 5, 2022

Craig Makela has become Lifetime Director of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, its highest honor. Makela, an eighth-generation local resident who descends from Presidio solider Luis Quintero, is known locally as the founder of the Santa Barbara Olive Company. He sold the business a few years ago and soon started a new venture, […]

A Night of Stars
By Lynda Millner   |   November 30, 2017

Una Noche de Estrellas (A Night of Stars) was the benefit theme for the Santa Barbara Trust For Historic Preservation’s (SBTHP) soirée at Casa de la Guerra. It was an evening of all things Spanish and where I lived for seven years. One must always start with food, and there were tapas including my favorite, […]