November 12, 2019
With the purchase of Jeff Bridges's property, the entertainment mogul has expanded her Montecito estate to 70 acres. A shame about the fence, though.
November 5, 2019
Plus: Vons stopped collecting plastic bags for recycling; the return of the Yes Store, a seasonal artisan co-op; Hyatt Centric hotel appears closed for renovations; a pointless scale. 1
Imagine if a Bond villain decided to spend $100 million on a two-bedroom Brazilian modernist lair in Middle-earth.... 1
November 4, 2019
If dinner at Malibu Farm can leave you wondering what the point of the place is, other than a Plan B for people who can't get into Caruso's, lunch there makes delightful sense.
Plus: A pair of proposed new developments downtown (with small buildings making way for larger ones); helistop hearing; the charm of hand-drawn signage.
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November 2, 2019
With a total of 49 residential units. Other local news: The Salvation Army pulled the plug on its Eastside housing project; city testing a transit program that shuttles passengers around in vans.
November 1, 2019
Oceanfront for $3.3 million? Believe it.
Also newly reduced: Victorian house tucked away on the Lower Riviera; midcentury conundrum; cinematic Riviera views; Sea Cliff estate with regrettable choices.
October 31, 2019
More food news: Little Dom's says there's nothing Cajun about its forthcoming Carp restaurant; Bettina's anniversary block party; city mulling a change to food-truck rules; Stone Age restaurant closed.
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