Patrick Nesbitt, wealthy entrepreneur, landowner, and polo enthusiast who argued the Montecito Water District specifically targeted his nearly 20-acre property when it changed the designation from agricultural to residential use and thus increased rates on his estate, lost in court on 6/29. Read story.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Former presidential contender denies breaking campaign disclosure laws. Read story.
Sunday, June 5, 2011
Montecito will become a two newspaper town in two weeks with the arrival of the Montecito Messenger. Read story.
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Member committee says he's wrongfully let Biltmore guests use exclusive club. Read story.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Montecito Motors victims speak out; DA mulls criminal charges. Read story.
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Supervisors reluctantly okay wireless antennas and put most infrastructure underground. Read story.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Customers file police reports alleging failed payment after their cars were sold on consignment. Read story.
Originally published 2:00 a.m., September 4, 2010
Updated 2:00 a.m., September 8, 2010
Board of Supervisors allow trenching, will consider more undergrounding on September 21. Read story.
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
The stretch along San Ysidro Road saw much contention during its planning process. Read story.
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Thanks to a unanimous vote of support from the school board, Tammy Murphy was named superintendent of the Montecito Union School District last week. Read story.
Thursday, May 6, 2010
The assemblymember asks Caltrans to put the brakes on its Montecito tree-chopping project. Read story.
Friday, April 30, 2010
Birnam Wood homeowners contend the large Eucalyptus specimens pose a significant safety risk. Read story.
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Board of Supervisors direct staff to lay groundwork for denial of antennas. Read story.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Board of Supervisors direct staff to tighten up telecommunications ordinance. Read story.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
I am adamantly against the project of building a sidewalk along San Ysidro Road Read story.