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....
I will not stand idily by why some FoxNews watching republitards continue to develop our city for their own personnel gain. These right wing racists… — SB Democrat
These rants read like troll posts. — BW
I agree with you, Nancy. They could build it in one of several styles that are different to the everywhere-already-nouveau-“Spanish” without deviating from what’s local… — BW
The building style will absolutely not age well. — BW
Nancy - agreed. I'm curious what the ABR said in the meeting about how "un-SB" looks. And a pool on site? Give me a break...… — Christine_Z28
Nancy, I agree! Why are developers/architects so intent on chipping away at the SB "look"? If they want to build random buildings that could be… — Keith
So much for consistency of the SB city architecture. The new hotel building style looks out of place and gentrified. Not saying it's a bad… — Nancy
Cat Cora = blow torch or silent partner moving on? — Christine!
Ahh yes, back when being anti-war, pro-free speech and supporting individual freedoms was a very liberal position, fast forward to today and now it's a… — Normal Person
SB Democrat, are you aware we're like 60-70% Dem here in SB, and the Democrats control a super majority in our State legislature and the… — Normal Person