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Hathaway Tree Decorating
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   December 19, 2019

Last Wednesday, December 11, Montecito Association’s Beautification Committee along with Montecito firefighters and kids from Montecito Union School, upheld an over 50-year tradition of decorating the community tree. As mentioned in the Letters to the Editor section of last week’s edition, the festive holiday tradition was born in the early 1960s thanks to then Montecito […]

Let There be Light
By Richard Mineards   |   November 29, 2018

The imposing lobby of Beanie Baby billionaire Ty Warner’s Biltmore was packed with parents and children when the Four Seasons hotel held its colorful annual Christmas tree lighting by two of its front desk staffers, Laura Bae and Matthew Escarcega. A dozen members of the Santa Barbara High School Madrigals, suitably attired in Dickensian costume, […]

Light Up a Life
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   November 29, 2018

Hospice of Santa Barbara is celebrating 35 years of its popular and poignant series of tree lighting events, called Light Up a Life. This year, Hospice has announced the addition of a fourth ceremony location: Montecito’s upper village, on the corner green. “We’ve been wanting to add a Montecito location for awhile, and it felt […]