Strict rationing means residents face tough penalties for watering lushly landscaped estates. Read story.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
The club will close for 16 months during the $30 million project. Read story.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
MA challenges carpool lane, writes letter to governor. Read story.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Adam and Chet Taylor hear from one of their victims who has harsh words for the father and son. Read story.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The three-term county supervisor was a major force in Democratic, environmental, and women's movements. Read story.
Monday, June 4, 2012
13-year and 11-year sentences planned for Chet and Adam Taylor, respectively. Read story.
Friday, May 18, 2012
A tentative plea deal for Chet and Adam Taylor, former owners of Montecito Motors, has been reached, attorneys told Judge Clifford Anderson last week. Read story.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
A bondsman cuts them a deal, and friends give them the money. Read story.
Friday, January 6, 2012
Judge drops the amount from $1 million to $100,000 apiece. Read story.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
With some of their alleged victims present in the courtroom Thursday morning, all four members of the Taylor family pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from their activities as the owners and operators of Montecito Motors. Read story.
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Son Adam and father Chet Taylor charged with 59 counts for alleged crimes occurring from March 2004 to October 2010. Read story.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Claims planning and communication not agency's responsibility. Read story.
Friday, September 16, 2011
Innovative and environmentally conscious use of structural steel earns home recognition. Read story.
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Say architecture of new facilities should be less modern and more traditional. Read story.
Monday, August 15, 2011
Patrick Nesbitt, wealthy entrepreneur, landowner, and polo enthusiast who argued the Montecito Water District specifically targeted his nearly 20-acre property when it changed the designation from agricultural to residential use and thus increased rates on his estate, lost in court on 6/29. Read story.