Tag archives: podcast

Pup Party
By Richard Mineards   |   September 6, 2022

Billionaire Rick Caruso’s Rosewood Miramar went to the dogs when dozens of canines invaded the tony hostelry’s Great Lawn to celebrate International Dog Day. With pet owners paying $250 to enter, all proceeds benefited the local animal shelter, Santa Barbara Humane – which has two campuses in Goleta and Santa Maria – with judges looking […]

Tessmer Talks de Forest
By Richard Mineards   |   April 19, 2022

Social gridlock reigned in the courtyard of the Santa Barbara Historical Museum when Jeremy Tessmer, gallery director of Sullivan Goss, spoke on the life and works of Lockwood de Forest, 50 of whose paintings are currently being displayed through May 12. De Forest, who died in our Eden by the Beach in 1932, was not […]

A Winn-ing Needlepoint Gallery
By Richard Mineards   |   April 12, 2022

Montecito entrepreneur Ann Winn, who with her husband, Alastair, recently bought Santa Barbara’s Public Market with partners for $7.65 million, has opened Village Needlepoint in the former premises of bling king Bob Bryant, just a tiara’s toss from Tecolote. Her love for the art started in her early 20s and she started building her influential […]

Colossal Homes on the Ocean Prairie
By Richard Mineards   |   March 1, 2022

A tony triumvirate of uber salesmen from Douglas Elliman, America’s third largest real estate company, have banded together to form a sales colossus. Local realtor Adam McKaig, who has been selling property for 23 years and founded Adam’s Angels in 2020 to help the homeless, has teamed with Malibu-based Sean Landon, son of the late […]

‘The Wait is Over!’
By Richard Mineards   |   September 14, 2021

After 20 months of forced inactivity because of the pandemic, UCSB’s popular Arts & Lectures program is back with a bang! “The wait is over!” declared Miller McCune executive director Celesta Billeci at a Creating Hope launch bash at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum for 170 guests. “This is a big step for us. The […]

McMansion on the Market
By Richard Mineards   |   November 12, 2020

A stunning 554-acre ranch once owned by McDonald’s mogul Ray Kroc in the Santa Ynez Valley is up for grabs, for $29 million. Kroc and his wife, Jane, a former secretary to the actor John Wayne, bought the property in the Happy Valley area 16 miles from the late singer Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch in […]

Pandemic Precipitates New Podcast
By Steven Libowitz   |   July 23, 2020

Speaking of stories, the Santa Barbara Public Library is launching its own virtual archive of aural adventures via a new podcast called Cover to Cover. Hosted by Norma Cervantes and Jace Turner – a library administrator and its Community Relations Librarian, respectively – the podcast is set to explore the spirit of Santa Barbara through […]

The Case for Hope
By Kim Crail   |   June 25, 2020

One of the many challenging parts of the library being closed to the public is not being able to have our monthly book discussions. With all of the turmoil people are facing these days, it would feel good to be face to face and get a chance to have civil discourse as well as comfort […]