Archive for the ‘Archives’ Category

  • Artist Wesley Anderegg, photo by Mehosh.

    At Home on the Ranch with the Escape Artist

    Aug 29, 12 • Archives

    Story By Josef Woodard Photographs by Mehosh Getting to the home/studio/workshop/world headquarters of Wesley Anderegg is deceptively simple. You just get off the 101 at the landmark Pea Soup Andersen’s in Buellton, proceed several miles out of the township...

  • Big Style, Small Space: Smaller Place/Greener Lifestyle

    Aug 29, 12 • Archives

    Story By Jane Ellison/Photographs By Jim Bartsch Ron and Eileen Avolio’s home offers one surprise after another—an enormous sash window, exceptional ceiling height, a light-filled interior and the feeling of spaciousness that these bring to their...

  • Big Style, Small Spaces: Size is Relative/Life Beyond the Boat

    Aug 29, 12 • Archives

    Story By Jane Ellison/Photographs by Jim Bartsch When you’ve lived comfortably on a 38-foot trawler-style yacht, as Jim and Gloria Witherell have, you don’t hesitate to choose a 735-sq.-ft. condominium as your permanent residence. “Before acquiring our...

  • Big Style, Small Space: Style to Spare

    Aug 29, 12 • Archives

    Story By Jane Ellison/Photographs by Jim Bartsch Serenity is the word that comes to mind when entering the home of Mary Lane Scherer and Jim Brous, former New Yorkers who left Manhattan for Santa Barbara in 2008. Their 1,500-sq.-ft. home, located at the...

  • Hotels to Howl About

    Jul 6, 12 • Archives

    Perch yourself at the Canary Hotel for a day, a weekend or longer and don’t forget to bring your canine friend! Located less than a block from the hustle-and-bustle of State Street, this sophisticated urban retreat is the perfect place for your pup to rest...

  • Doggie Daycare

    Jul 6, 12 • Archives, Explore SB

    “Ruff-rences” on the Camp Canine website call this premier pet resort and training center a “Disneyland for Dogs.” We couldn’t agree more.  With boulders to climb at Camp Run-A-Muk, waterfalls to run through at Lake Splashmore and cozy cots with...

  • The Dog Days of Summer

    Jul 6, 12 • Archives, Explore SB

    Great food and comfy hotels, outdoor activities galore and a laid-back atmosphere. Add dog friendly to the list and, ladies and gentleman, we give you Santa Barbara. With its distinctive Spanish adobe architecture, majestic mountain vistas and miles of...

  • Ablaze with Color: A Creative Couple’s Whimsical Lifestyle in a Happy House

    May 30, 12 • Archives

    by Leslie A. Westbrook Anyone who ventures into the wine-tasting room of Coghlan Winery and Jewelry, in quaint Los Olivos, immediately gets an inkling of the sense of wonder, color and whimsy possessed by the owners, a young creative couple named Eric and...

  • From Biodynamic Vineyard to Brilliance in a Glass: The Evolution from Grape to Wine

    May 30, 12 • Archives, Wineries

      By Mary Ann Norbom The clinking of glasses, the swirling of wine, the breathing in of delectable aromas, smiles and opinions shared among friends and strangers. That’s the tasting room experience thousands of people enjoy in Santa Barbara County each...

  • Santa Barbara Greek Festival

    May 30, 12 • Archives, History, Local Life, SEASONS Magazine

    By  Cheri Rae With all the talk these days about Greek austerity measures, we Santa Barbarans can only wonder what could be going wrong in that ancient Mediterranean land. For most residents, the closest we ever get to Greece is the annual Santa Barbara...