Tag archives: Paula Perotte

Filling Empty Bowls
By Richard Mineards   |   November 29, 2022

Santa Barbara Empty Bowls celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Foodbank’s Hollister Avenue warehouse when 800 supporters and 50 volunteers, including Congressman Salud Carbajal and Goleta Mayor Paula Perotte, turned out to help raise around $100,000 for the cause. Soups From the Heart provided a selection of liquid refreshments, including Asian noodle, Tuscan whole bean, […]

Cannabis Under Fire, Part Three
By Nick Schou   |   July 23, 2020

Ever since the Santa Barbara Grand Jury issued its damning report last month on the explosion of cannabis cultivation in Santa Barbara County, a widening ripple of reaction has circled around Carpinteria, Goleta, and Buellton, where residents hope the controversy will aid their efforts to curtail the industry. As the Montecito Journal reported last week, […]

Plank Goodness
By Richard Mineards   |   December 7, 2017

Champagne and apple cider were flowing freely when the Ritz-Carlton Bacara threw a socially gridlocked reception for the lighting of the tony hostelry’s Christmas tree. The 11-feet-high fir was stunningly decorated by in-house designer Rosie Neely for the occasion, when Goleta mayor Paula Perotte threw the switch, watched by the 195 guests, many of them […]