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The Girl from the Lighthouse
By Lynda Millner   |   July 18, 2019

Friends and fans gathered at the Tecolote Book Shop in Montecito’s upper village for a book signing of Willard Thompson’s latest novel, The Girl from the Lighthouse. His wife, Jo, had treats for us with rosé wine and finger sandwiches. This is not Willard’s first historical novel. He has written a trilogy with Dream Helper, […]

From Marrakech to Montecito Club
By Richard Mineards   |   April 4, 2019

If you’re looking for the Wow! factor, look no further than Beanie Baby billionaire Ty Warner‘s totally made-over Montecito Country Club, which threw an opening bash for 400 guests to mark the completion of a three-and-a-half-year $75 million renovation. Now renamed the Montecito Club, the 125-year-old establishment which closed in January, 2016, moved to its […]