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FREE 31 March - 7 April 2016 Vol 22 Issue 13
The Voice of the Village
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Santa Barbara County’s favorite ex-supervisor, Brooks Firestone, takes the operatic stage for Gianni Schicchi, P.6
THIS WEEK IN MONTECITO, P.11 • SEEN AROUND TOWN, P.14 • EVENTS CALENDAR, P.44
“WE’RE STILL HERE!” Says Montecito Cafe owner Margaret Huston, but adds that after more than 30 years on Coast Village Road, she and her husband, chef Mark Huston, will not renew their lease past November. Until then, Margaret promises the familyowned eatery and institution will continue serving its popular – and popularly priced – bistro fare (story on page 9).
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German-trained Irish team launch EZ Automotive on East Cota, offering concierge service and Dublin smiles, p.12
El Montecito Early School’s “Team Guatemala” effort is feature of school’s Spring Compassion Curriculum, p.26
It Really Is Magic Former World Champion Teen Magician Joel Ward headlines 60th annual “It’s Magic!” show at Lobero Theatre, p.32
Says Montecito Cafe owner Margaret Huston, but adds that after more than 30 years on Coast Village Road, she and her husband, chef Mark Hust...