Tag archives: retiring

A Fond Farewell: “Scoops” Owners Retire
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   February 8, 2022

For nearly 18 years, Here’s the Scoop (aka Scoops) owners Bob and Ellie Patterson have operated their beloved Coast Village Road gelateria, scooping their daily house-made gelato and sorbet for dozens of customers every day. “Scoopie,” as the Pattersons have lovingly referred to their successful business, is a feel-good staple on Coast Village Road, and […]

Layman Leaves a Lasting Legacy After 24 years at SBHS Theater Helm
By Steven Libowitz   |   May 14, 2020

If things were different, if the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 hadn’t turned into a global pandemic shutting down almost everything across the world, this would have been a weekend of wonder for Otto Layman. The theater director had planned a big blowout of a show to serve as his crowning achievement in a career […]

New Resident
By Richard Mineards   |   March 5, 2020

Sleepless in Seattle star Meg Ryan, 58, is the latest celebrity to call our rarefied enclave home, joining fellow actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and Natalie Portman. Ryan, who also appeared in Top Gun, When Harry Met Sally, and Courage Under Fire, has purchased a 4,268 sq. ft. three-bedroom, three and a half bathroom home on one […]

Saved by the Bell
By Richard Mineards   |   June 7, 2018

After 29 years as a teacher, including 15 years as director of vocal music at San Marcos High School, Carolyn Teraoka-Brady is retiring. Carolyn, whose innumerable directorships include the Madrigal Singers, A Cappella Choir, Advanced Women’s Ensemble, Men’s Ensemble, and the Girls Choir, was named Santa Barbara County Teacher of the Year in 1999. Robert […]

Sister Act
By Richard Mineards   |   February 22, 2018

Montecito nun Pauline Krismanich, 88, who has lived at La Casa de Maria for 48 years, is retiring and moving to the Immaculate Heart Community center in Los Angeles. After being displaced by both the Thomas Fire and the mudslides, Pauline saw them as her sign to finally retire. She has been a figure around […]