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Local Happenings

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    Supporting Small, Local Businesses During the Holiday Season

    December 15th, 2020

    2020 has been quite the year...but that won’t keep us from spreading the holiday cheer! As we face a second stay-at-home order, supporting small, local businesses is a great way to check off your wish list while keeping funds within our community. Here in Santa Barbara, we are so fortunate to have such a wide variety of artisans and small businesses at our fingertips. Here are a few ways you can support some of your favorite local vendors during this unique holiday season.  Read More »

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    Montecito Journal

    June 30th, 2020

    Gwyn Lurie, who recently acquired the Montecito Journal, is on the helm of the paper’s production and has executed many wonderful things for the newspaper and Montecito’s community. Lurie has taken on the challenge to keep local journalism alive and has dedicated the last few months of her ownership into highlighting and reflecting on our communities many accomplishments and events.  Read More »

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    Montecito's Ghost Village Road Oct. 31

    October 30th, 2018

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    Spend Memorial Weekend At the Beach!

    May 22nd, 2018

    Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching and what better way to spend the holiday than out in the Southern California sun on one of Santa Barbara’s beautiful beaches.Hammonds Beach in Montecito is a local’s spot hidden away amongst several beachfront homes and is popular for surfing & swimming, gathering with friends or simply relaxing and enjoying the picturesque view and weather.  Read More »

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    Thomas Fire & Mudflow: January 9th, 2018

    January 21st, 2018

    Having survived the Thomas Fire to then endure a terrible tragedy, this is a story of a community coming together in times of devastation and loss to rebuild and restore.  Read More »

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    Santa Barbara's Annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta!

    July 27th, 2017

    A comprehensive itinerary for 2017's Old Spanish Days Fiesta activities and events! August 2-6, 2017  Read More »