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Kenny Slaught – California Architectural Traditions Stand Tall

Old Hotel Virginia, El Pueblo Viejo and the Old Mission’s pink towers are some popular Santa Barbara structures. The clock tower provides amazing city views, and the County Courthouse’s tiles are decorated with murals. The 1873 built Lobero theatre is still hosting performances, Kenny Slaught notes. The founder’s detailed city planning allowed for many such beautiful structures to be built. 

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Kenny Slaught Notes California’s Natural Charm

City planners wanted to keep the charm of the area intact, and implemented controls to stop the Spanish buildings from being destroyed. It was the first region in the nation to consider the preservation of architectural buildings, and rules were set to maintain these. The city established its historical building legal protection in 1960. Read… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Furthers Advocacy For Hospice Of Santa Barbara

CEO of Investec Real Estate Companies Kenny Slaught encourages those who faced various life struggles. Slaught promotes the Hospice of Santa Barbara and its Parenting After Loss program on his blog at He continues to bring awareness to how important social support is for those who lost a family member. Read more: Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Supports I Have A Friend Program

After suffering a loss, many children feel anxious and depressed. This can lead them into destructive behaviors, says Kenny Slaught. A better alternative is the I Have a Friend program, which helps kids see the possibility of a happy future. The mentors work with open communication in order to promote healing and resilience in struggling… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught – Discusses Seven Best Landmark Destinations in Santa Barbara

Mission Santa Barbara was started in 1786 by the Spanish Catholic Church, and was the tenth church who converted the indigenous people in Santa Barbara County. The missions includes a filter house,  Spanish gristmill, portions of aqueducts, and two reservoirs served as part of Santa Barbara water system. Kenny Slaught says that those who want to… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Believes In Rich History Of Santa Barbara Area

Nearly 100 years ago, architect George Washington Smith started the Spanish Colonial Revival style. Smith dropped out of Harvard to work as a bond trader, and later came back to Santa Barbara to pursue his painting hobbies. However, the architect decided to continue creating artworks for Californians upon realizing how famous his paintings were. Smith… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Discusses Popularity Of Fundraising Campaigns In Property Sector

More people are using platforms that provide online partnerships and workflow computerization, thanks to their data accuracy. Kenny Slaught believes that such websites offer a wider market access access to real estate investors. As new mobile apps and intuitive software appeared, investors and builders were given an easier way to reach a broad market. Crowdfunding… Continue Reading