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Kenny Slaught Notes California’s Natural Charm

The city’s natural charm was intentional and back in 1925, city planners enacted development controls to prevent demotion of Spanish Colonial architecture. The region was the first in the nation to proactively think about the importance of historic structures. Controls came in to place and guidelines were designed to keep unique structures and parks. In… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Proud Of Rich History Of Santa Barbara

Famous architect George Washington Smith is behind the California movement known as the Spanish Colonial revival, beginning nearly 100 years ago. Smith left Harvard to work as a bond trader, and once he became a wealthy businessman, he moved to Santa Barbara area anticipating a relaxing lifestyle of painting. However, he was taken by surprise… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Notes One In Five Kids Struggles With Loss

Kenny Slaught notes that Hospice of Santa Barbara delivers a wide range of services not only for those facing terminal and chronic illness, but also for their families. Many of the organization’s programs focus on the needs of children as they struggle with the impending or recent passing of a family member. Around 20 percent… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Totes Santa Barbara’s Commitment To Community

Kenny Slaught calls the Santa Barbara community’s widespread commitment to philanthropy a major pillar in its success. The county’s civic leaders, business professionals, and residents have upheld the city’s deep tradition of nonprofit activity and generous giving, with numerous charities, volunteer organizations and community initiatives, and carrying on the tradition that dates back to 1928… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Notes Construction Delays Forcing Homeowners To Stay Put

Other elements influencing the current situation that are particularly Californian in nature are the result of a general scarcity of land in desirable locations. Undeveloped land prices are prohibitively high, especially around the Los Angeles and San Francisco metro areas. Kenny Slaught points to regular construction delays on new projects, which cause many owners to… Continue Reading

Real Estate Professional Kenny Slaught – Discusses How the Architecture Was Inspired in Santa Barbara

Kenny Slaught reflects on the keen eye and overall artistic excellence George Washington Smith brought to Santa Barbara. It has been almost 100 years since the famous architect inspired the California movement called the Spanish Colonial revival. He actually dropped out of Harvard to work as a bond trader. Once he became a successful businessman,… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Aims To Help Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation Be Successful

The Santa Barbara Bowl, a large-scale outdoor music venue, aims to make the arts accessible to the larger community through a number of educational outreach initiatives. Annually, the foundation funds programs that reach nearly 20,000 students through non-profit arts programs, regional artists, and area schools. Long-time advocate of regional philanthropy, Santa Barbara-based real estate developer… Continue Reading