May 23, 2021
Tag: Nancy Kogevinas
How the Hilltop Barons Made Santa Barbara What It Is Today
Plus: A new slate of shows at the Lobero Theatre; My Morning Jacket to play the Bowl; SeaVees footwear sale; another look at the "Balinese farmhouse" currently on the market; what the Montecito Water District's radio collector devices will look like; ticks spotted on front-country trails; progress on a bike trail through Carpinteria.
September 7, 2019
Go Back in Time on Two-Plus Acres Above Cliff Drive
Five newly listed properties that don't quite warrant posts of their own, including a California cottage awaiting its fairy godremodeler; a secluded Mesa house ready for a reinvention; kitchen window views to die for in the Lower Riviera; one of the last vacant ocean-view lots in the Mesa.
August 27, 2019
A “Master Flipper” Is Ready to Move On
After buying this 1950s Cielito house in early 2018 for $3.5 million, Xorin Balbes embarked on a thorough renovation and redecoration—but without changing the footprint. Now he has listed it for just under $9 million. The house is certainly something to see....