Tag archives: Josie Gower

One Fortunate Feline
By Nick Schou   |   January 21, 2021

December 29, 2020 started out as just another regular day for the cat-rescue volunteers at Santa Barbara’s Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP), a private nonprofit group that helps the county’s animal control agency find homes for abandoned cats. “We were operating on a very limited scale because of COVID,” said Becky Morrill, ASAP’s shelter operations […]

Two of a Kind
By Richard Mineards   |   March 22, 2018

Pierre Lafond Wine Bistro was the setting as friends remembered two great Montecito residents. Josie Gower, 69, who I had known for 11 years since moving to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles, was one of the first victims of the January mudslides, with her East Valley Road home swept away and her body carried more […]