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MINEARDS’ MISCELLANY

FREE 19 – 26 March 2015 Vol 21 Issue 11

The Voice of the Village

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Empire strikes back: TV series creator Lee Daniels strives to coax Oprah Winfrey on board, p. 6

THIS WEEK IN MONTECITO, P. 11 • CALENDAR OF EVENTS, P. 42 • OPEN HOUSES, P. 45

THE WAY IT WAS The big beautiful Carleton Winslow mega mansion at the intersection of Hot Springs and Olive Mill – the centerpiece of Montecito’s premier retirement haven – was once simply Anna Dorinda Bliss’s private home (complete story begins on page 8)

Head Of The Class

Cold Spring School looks to replace portable classrooms with new administrative building at entrance, p. 12

Car Karma

Dolly Granatelli, widow of auto-racing icon Andy, goes along for the ride with “Mister 500” tribute, p. 24

All Souped Up

Andrea and Anthony Carroccio bring their Organic Soup Kitchen to Montecito Village Grocery, p. 34

Profile for Montecito Journal

The Way it Was  

The big beautiful Carleton Winslow mega mansion at the intersection of Hot Springs and Olive Mill – the centerpiece of Montecito’s premier r...

The Way it Was  

The big beautiful Carleton Winslow mega mansion at the intersection of Hot Springs and Olive Mill – the centerpiece of Montecito’s premier r...