Tag archives: Lower Manning Park

23Strong Memorial Finds Its New Resting Place
By Nick Masuda   |   December 14, 2021

Susan Venable can’t help but get choked up a bit, as the mental images that come from weeks of helping clear out other people’s homes amid natural tragedy are something that will stick with her for the rest of her life. As an artist, the Montecito Debris Flow was chockful of visual reminders, but none […]

Destructive Beetles Infest Montecito Trees
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   October 3, 2019

Montecito arborist Duke McPherson says there is a “silent killer” among us, and it has the potential to take out hundreds of native trees in Montecito in the coming years, drastically changing the look of our community. Called the Shot Hole Borer, the tiny beetle, no larger than a sesame seed, bores itself deep into […]