Saving Montecito

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The best things in life are

MONTECITO MISCELLANY

FREE 14 – 21 Dec 2017 Vol 23 Issue 50

The Voice of the Village

S SINCE 1995 S

Montecito author Robert Eringer travels in Kurt Vonnegut’s classic wake, p. 6

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR, P. 8 • ASHLEIGH BRILLIANT, P. 30 • MOVIE GUIDE, P. 45

SAVING MONTECITO

A VIRTUAL ARMY OF FIREFIGHTERS AND THEIR EQUIPMENT – FEATURING MONTECITO’S FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE: THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE MONTECITO FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT – SUCCESSFULLY PROTECT OUR VILLAGE ONCE AGAIN (STORY BEGINS ON P.12)

On Campus

Four Doors

Westmont College was evacuated, and then some 500 firefighters moved in; they and 100 fire trucks helped battle the blaze, p. 31

Mark Hunt highlights a quartet of homes – each more than $3.5 million – from Mesa Road to Meadowbrook, p. 20