Tag archives: skateboarder

Pristine Pathway
By Richard Mineards   |   November 30, 2021

The venerable Granada Theatre has officially unveiled Plaza Granada, a new $2 million pathway to the historic arts district in downtown Santa Barbara. “It took more than 10 years to complete,” says Montecito’s Palmer Jackson, the Granada’s executive chairman. “It is a meticulously planned project. It was the dream of the late Michael Towbes and […]

A Social (Media) Genius
By Richard Mineards   |   November 9, 2021

Montecito professional skateboarder Sean Bolis, 37, has inadvertently found himself one of America’s top “influencers” garnering an amazing 86 million responses on TikTok, the video sharing social networking service, over the last 60 days. Sean, who attended San Marcos High School and studied business-marketing at Santa Barbara City College, attains similar multi-million figures on YouTube […]

Riding High
By Richard Mineards   |   June 20, 2019

Santa Barbara chef Edie Robertson has been inducted into the Skateboard Hall of Fame. Edie, 57, is one of the most accomplished skateboarders of the ‘70s with a world championship in slalom and a lengthy list of competition first places. She started the sport in 1975 as the first female skater on the locally based […]