Tag archives: Lynda Weinman

Clay Studio
By Steven Libowitz   |   June 2, 2022

Clay Studio Founder and Executive Director Patrick Hall credits working with clay for a dramatic shift in his life from an ADHD-addled kid who couldn’t focus, to one who runs a studio that serves as an artistic home and more to many members of our community.  “I couldn’t concentrate to even read a paragraph or […]

Floral Symbiosis at Casa del Herrero
By Hattie Beresford   |   August 24, 2021

When ceramic artist Joan Rosenberg-Dent was invited to create a sculptural installation for the gardens of Casa del Herrero as part of a contemporary exhibition entitled “Symbiotic,” she immediately thought, “Well, of course, — abstracted flowers.” What followed was a unique collaboration between Joan and Lynda Weinman, who utilizes 3D clay printing techniques in her […]

Pandemic Purge: How a Digital Cleanse and Self-Love Can Put You on a Path to Healthy Living
By Nick Masuda   |   May 27, 2021

Imagine yourself sans that iPhone in your back pocket — ahem, permanently glued to the palm of your hand if we are being honest — or countless work Zoom meetings where you pray that no one requires you to click the “Start Video” button. Imagine not being among the 18% increase in year-over-year in-home data […]

Dennis Miller Sells Montecito Spread
By Richard Mineards   |   November 26, 2020

Comedian and political pundit Dennis Miller, 67, has sold his Montecito spread for $49 million in an all-cash deal. It’s the second largest amount recorded for a home in our rarefied enclave in recent years, behind only the $63.3 million paid by construction heir Riley Bechtel for a much larger estate last month. According to […]

Punk Rock Patti
By Richard Mineards   |   March 12, 2020

Bruce Heavin and Lynda Weinman opened the doors of their charming Padaro Lane beach house for a concert by veteran rocker Patti Smith, 73, which raised $100,000 for CADA – The Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse – which hosts its 34th annual Amethyst Ball “Motown at the Miramar” on March 27. The bustling beachside […]

The Path Of Most Resistance
By Lynda Millner   |   October 17, 2019

Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara gave its 18th annual celebration luncheon at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. Their theme was “The Path of Most Resistance: Effecting Change Through Perseverance.” The emcee for the event was Sofia, who has been a Girls Inc. gal since kindergarten and it shows with all her confidence at […]

So Long, Hollywood
By Richard Mineards   |   July 18, 2019

Montecito entrepreneur and philanthropist Lynda Weinman and husband Bruce Heavin are selling their Hollywood Hills home for a bargain $21.995 million, $5 million below the original purchase price. The dynamic duo bought the 12,500 square foot, three-level, six-bedroom, eight-bathroom property, which was originally on the market for $29 million, in the achingly trendy “bird streets” […]

Love Letter to Montecito
By Richard Mineards   |   December 13, 2018

Santa Barbara photographer-videographer Isaac Hernandez, a Spanish immigrant who has lived in our Eden by the Beach for three decades, has compiled a film documentary he describes as “a love letter to the history, people, environment, and organizations” that make our tony town so special. The 53-minute project, Better Together: Through Oil, Mud and Fire […]

Cottage Cheese
By Richard Mineards   |   October 18, 2018

After 13 years and at a cost of $820 million, more than $110 million of which came from our community, Cottage Hospital is finally ready for its close-up. The 713,000-sq.-ft. property, which boasts 337 beds, has just opened its final two pavilions – the Compton and the Arlington – with a launch bash with more […]

Sides Effect
By Richard Mineards   |   April 12, 2018

It was a double celebration for multi Grammy-winning record producer Allen Sides and his wife, Anne, when their 18,150-sq.-ft., 7.5-acre Montecito estate Graholm celebrated not only its centenary, but also, after seven years of residing there, its sale to dynamic duo Bruce Heavin and his wife, Lynda Weinman. The 8-bedroom, 12-bathroom property, the former Brooks […]

Westmont Hosts Leadership Conference
By Scott Craig   |   April 5, 2018

Keynote speakers Doris Kearns Goodwin, David Brooks, Lynda Weinman, and president Gayle D. Beebe share insights on effective and purposeful leadership in government, non-profit and for-profit sectors at the 2018 Lead Where You Stand Conference, June 6-8, at Westmont’s new Global Leadership Center. The three-day event, “Transformational Leadership in the 21st Century: Pursuing the Greater […]