Prominent Buyers Revealed for Two Montecito Properties

••• The buyer who paid $2 million over the $7.5 million asking price for 495 Valley Club Road was Susan Rapinski McCaw, the former wife of Craig McCaw who does not own the News-Press. —Dirt

••• Meanwhile, Rob and Sheryl Lowe bought a house near Coast Village Road for $5.2 million. Judging from their past residence, I’d wager that this is just somewhere to live while they look for something grander. —Dirt

••• “A 3.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the Isla Vista coast [around 8:15 a.m.] on Tuesday.” —Edhat

••• “Over 150 employees of the Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel have taken legal action to obtain ‘No-Fault Separation Pay.’ […] The law firm asserts the Four Seasons’ Employee Handbook provides for Separation Pay when employees are laid off and the furlough became a layoff when the Hotel and Warner decided to keep employees unemployed and uninsured for at least a year and perhaps well into 2022.” —Edhat

••• “Members of the ‘trash mob’ volunteer monthly to collect garbage and improve the greater Santa Barbara community, one cigarette butt at a time.” —Noozhawk

••• A profile of Lazy Eye vintage shop in Goleta. —Independent