Articles From : Bonnie Carroll

  • Greek Independence Celebration at Saint Barbara Orthodox Church

    A lively celebration of Greek Independence Day at St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church featured delicious Greek food and wine, music, and dancing lessons.

  • American Irish Society Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    Members of the local American Irish Historical Society hosted a celebration of forty years of events with the sale of a new book following a March 9th lecture at the Santa Barbara Club.

  • Old Spanish Days Details Changes for 2023 Fiesta Events

    Historic horse parade to return to Cabrillo Blvd, a Mercado and Carnival on the beach, and more. 

  • Renowned Journalist and LA Times Food Writer Barbara Hansen Has Died

    Bonnie shares a tribute to her mentor, renowned journalist and author of the "Book of Mexican Cookery," Barbara Hansen.

  • Downtown Santa Barbara's Newest Hotel and Restaurant Saint Remy are Now Open

    The Bachelor star and co-founder of StonePark Capital, Andrew Firestone, opened Courtyard Santa Barbara Downtown, a stylish hotel and Saint Remy restaurant, serving Mediterranean coastal cuisine on State Street

  • Ratification Ceremony Highlight of 50th Anniversary Santa Barbara/Puerto Vallarta Celebration

    The Sister-City Santa Barbara/Puerto Vallarta 50th Anniversary included a signing of ratification of the original sister city agreement in Mexico.

  • 50 Years of Santa Barbara and Puerto Vallarta Sister Committees

    The Santa Barbara Sister City Committee traveled to Puerto Vallarta this weekend for the 50th Celebration Dinner. 

  • Historic Art Highlight of Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation 25th Silver Anniversary Military Ball

    Over 300 guests took place in the Silver Anniversary Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundations Ball honoring local veterans and active-duty service members.

  • Organic Soup Kitchen's 13th Anniversary Luncheon

    This week supporters of the Organic Soup Kitchen gathered to celebrate its 13th anniversary, enjoy a delicious luncheon, and listen to a keynote presentation on the connection between food and cancer.


    The University Club was the perfect venue selected by Takako Wakita to present her beautiful and historic Kimono fashion show, featuring many of her own family kimonos and those she has collected through the years.


    The Santa Barbara Rescue Mission held its twenty first annual fundraiser Road Trip to the Bayou Saturday on the scenic private beach of historic Rancho Dos Pueblos.

  • 10th Heroes of Hospice of Santa Barbara Honors Local Heroes Live

    After two years of virtual events, Hospice of Santa Barbara’s Heroes of Hospice came back big with their in person awards luncheon, and silent auction honoring local heroes.

  • SBPV Sister Cities Committee Celebrate Mexican Independence Day

    Santa Barbara Puerto Vallarta Sister Cities Committee Celebrated Mexican Independence Day and National Hispanic Month at an afternoon party on the patio of Casa Garcia.

  • Puerto Vallarta Sister City Reaffirmation Celebration

    A delegation of Santa Barbara-Puerto Vallarta Sister City Committee Members and VIP guests received a special blessing by Father Joe following Mass and Communion at the historic Old Mission Santa Barbara.

  • Santa Barbara Sister Cities Celebrate 50 Years with Puerto Vallarta

    The Santa Barbara Sister City Committee hosts Puerto Vallarta Sister City VIPs and guests to celebrate the 50-year relationship.

  • Santa Barbara Music Club 2022 Scholarship Showcase

    Brilliant Young Scholarship Recipients Perform at First United Methodist Church

  • Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Memorial Day Ceremony 2022

    Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Memorial Day Ceremony at the Santa Barbara Cemetery not only honored Santa Barbara Veterans, including representatives from all branches of Unites States military service, but for the first time they were joined by local First Responders.

  • Divine Craft Donut Shop in Downtown Santa Barbara

    Hook & Press in the La Arcada Plaza offers chic treats with fine wine

  • Santa Barbara United Women for Ukraine Host Garden Fundraiser

    The Garden of the University Club in Santa Barbara was the site where United Women For Ukraine sponsored a heartwarming program and fundraiser to unite in solidarity with Ukraine.

  • United Way of Santa Barbara County Derby Luncheon

    Last week Women United and guests of United Way of Santa Barbara County filled the Plaza del Sol of Hilton Beachfront Resort to don their beautiful derby hats and raise auction funds.

  • Pages