Tag archives: Michael Cooney

Governance Forum
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   September 13, 2018

On Monday, September 10, Montecito Association (MA) hosted approximately 50 local residents and stakeholders who turned out for a forum on governance options for Montecito. Moderated by Michael Cooney, the forum was an opportunity for residents to get a preliminary look at what incorporation would look like in Montecito, as well as hear the pros […]

The Upper Village of Montecito: Part II
By Bob Hazard   |   February 8, 2018

While retailers across the country enjoyed a very Merry Christmas, retail in Montecito struggled. From hair salons to gift shops to restaurants, business owners watched helplessly as fire and ash led to mandatory evacuations, intolerable air quality and the absence of holiday tourists, all of which put a damper on holiday parties and decimated local […]