The Ongoing Saga of the Miramar

Caruso Breaks Ground on Reimagined Miramar

He promises it'll be the "finest resort on the California Coast." Read story.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Miramar Announces Monday Groundbreaking

Montecito neighbors continue to wonder about reasons for the construction delay. Read story.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Montecito Water Moratorium Stalls Miramar

Developer Rick Caruso wants bigger service lines and larger meters. Read story.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

New Miramar Hotel Design Unveiled

The 170-room luxury resort is scheduled to open in Montecito in 2018. Read story.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Who Will Manage the Miramar?

Rosewood, an operator of luxury resorts worldwide, is widely rumored to be the top contender. Read story.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Miramar ‘Win-Win’

Caruso finally gets final approval to build Montecito hotel. Read story.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Miramar Hotel: No Day at the Beach

A squabble over a hearing date further threatens the rebuild. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Miramar Languishes in Limbo Amid Parking Concerns

Commissioners, neighbors worry about limited space in the posh Montecito neighborhood. Read story.

Originally published 10:00 p.m., December 15, 2014
Updated 1:21 p.m., December 17, 2014

Third Time the Charm for Miramar?

Developer Rick Caruso will be presenting smaller plans for a rebuilt hotel. Read story.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Miramar Blight Gone, but Fiscal Stalemate Continues

County, Caruso haggle over Hotel Incentive Program language. Read story.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Caruso Levels Miramar, Wrangles with County

Demolition makes his property entitlements permanent. Read story.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Would the Miramar Ever Make Money?

Report suggests Rick Caruso's hotel project on Montecito coast may never work. Read story.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Miramar Stuck in More Muck

The county suspends negotiations with developer Rick Caruso after the two sides reach a legal impasse. Read story.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Miramar-Minded Rebate Program Moves Forward

Rick Caruso reiterates commitment to building new hotel. Read story.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Weekend Poodle Alert

Miramar Bailout: Something Fishy This Way Swims Read story.

Saturday, June 23, 2012
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