- Paperback: 264 pages
- Publisher: Prospect Park Books; 2009-2010 ed. edition (November 1, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0975393952
- ISBN-13: 978-0975393956
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 5 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,154,376 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Hometown Santa Barbara: The Central Coast Book Paperback – November 1, 2008
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"Compact, colorful and discerning... there's not an area in the county that couldn't benefit from such a comprehensive handbook."
-- Los Angeles Magazine
About the Author
Nancy Roberts Ransohoff (editor) is a contributing editor for "Montecito Magazine" and "Westway." Before she moved to Santa Barbara with her family, the Bowdoin alum was an editor for "Bon Appetit" and the Knapp Press in Los Angeles.
Cheryl Crabtree is story editor of "Montecito Magazine," a contributor to Fodor's guides and Fodor.com, a writer for "Santa Barbara Seasons," co-author of the upcoming "California Directory of Fine Wineries - Central Coast," a Stanford grad, and a longtime Santa Barbaran.
Starshine Roshell is a columnist for the "Santa Barbara Independent," a writer for "Santa Barbara Magazine," and the proprietress of Starshineroshell.com, where she waxes sassy on sex, politics, kids, fashion and life in Santa Barbara, where "carpools collide with couture."
Leslie Dinaberg is a screenwriter, columnist for the Santa Barbara blog noozhawk.com, and a contributor to such magazines as "Santa Barbara Seasons" and "Santa Barbara Magazine." A UCLA alum and California Native, she lives in Santa Barbara with her husband, co-author Zak Klobucher. Zak Klobucher is a screenwriter, a software guy, a Harvard grad and the husband of co-author Leslie Dinaberg.
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"Hometown Santa Barbara" is a delightful read that will appeal to everyone from first-time visitors to life-long locals. It is packed with all the information you need to explore this gorgeous Southern California paradise. The chapters are easy to navigate with appealing titles, like "Hungry and Thirsty" and "Athletic." Whether you are a new or a repeat visitor, "Hometown" will have you eagerly planning your trip. If you are a resident, you will reminisce proudly and definitely discover something new about your city. Either way, when it comes to exquisite Santa Barbara, this book wonderfully highlights the beauty and charm of this coastal jewel.