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MONTECITO MISCELLANY

FREE 19 – 26 Jan 2017 Vol 23 Issue 3

The Voice of the Village

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Mark the spot: Ty Warner’s San Ysidro Ranch tabs Mark Muratori as managing director, p. 6

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR, P.8 • ASHLEIGH BRILLIANT, P.24 • OPEN HOUSES, P.45

THE WAY IT WAS

Tales of the Gaviota Coast reveal a great tapestry of human endeavor (story begins on page 16)

Meet the Engineer

Montecito Sanitary District hires Carrie Poytress to oversee Miramar Hotel sanitary system and much, much more, p.12

New Faces at MWD

Business manager Tom Sheil and engineering manager Adam Kanold join Montecito Water District, p.12

(Cover photo: Weaving two periods of Gaviota history – the cattle drives ending in the 1940s and the State Park today)

He’s Back

Bob Newhart ready to joke around Thursday, January 26, at Chumash resort in Santa Ynez, p.30