Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Ciera Kephart and Cody Hontalas were married at Grouse Mountain Lodge in Whitefish, Montana, on Aug. 28. The bride’s parents are David and Denise Kephart of Carpinteria; and the groom’s parents are Ted and Randi Hontalas of Salinas. The bride and groom met while attending California Polytech…

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

On May 15, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Montecito, Asia McLaughlin of Carpinteria and Nicholas Batastini of Santa Barbara were married in a ceremony officiated by Monsignor Stephen Downes. The parents of the bride are Luisa and Dennis McLoughlin of Carpinteria; and the parents of th…

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Nancy and Tom Hussey of Carpinteria are proud to announce the marriage of their son Peter Hussey to Ramona Raskob. Peter is a graduate of Carpinteria High School who recently completed his master’s degree in History from California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo. Ramona is a bilin…

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Erin LeSuer Johnsen of Minneapolis and Tim Laber of Ojai married in a small ceremony atop Meditation Mount on Sept. 20, 2020. The couple met serendipitously at a wedding in 2014. Together, they moved to Carpinteria in 2016. Tim and Erin expressed their gratitude and love to the numerous Carp…

Wednesday, December 02, 2020
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Marlene Bennett of Carpinteria and Kenneth Rife of Temecula were married on Oct. 10 at the Sunken Gardens in Santa Barbara. The bride was given in marriage by her father Tod Bennett and the ceremony was officiated by Judge Brian Hill. The wedding reception was held at the Miramar Beach House…

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
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Surrounded by close friends and family, Amy Woodworth and Matt Drain, both of Carpinteria, were married along Snake River in Swan Valley, Idaho, on July 21, 2019. Drain’s children, Kelsey Bender and Aaron Drain, officiated the wedding, and Woodworth’s sister, Lex McCarthy, was maid of honor.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

On Saturday, March 9, five local couples began married life during a single, multiple wedding service at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Carpinteria. At the conclusion of the service, Fr. Castañedas said to the newlyweds: “May God bless these couples as they become signs of God’s love through …

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Theresa Suzi Keldsen and Paul Beierle, both of Carpinteria, were married on Nov. 18, in a ceremony held at sunset on the beach in South Lake Tahoe. The bride’s son Dylan gave away the bride and the officiant was Minister Irvalene Blount.  

Concepcion and Silvano Torres were married in Oxnard on Dec. 8 with traditional Mexican festivities. Silvano is the well-known and much-appreciated server at Jack’s Bistro in Carpinteria. 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Megan and Brad Ruger were married on July 9, 2018, on Kauai, where they also spent their honeymoon. Brad, a native of Carpinteria, and Megan, from Indiana, both live and work in Atlanta, Georgia. Brad’s parents Elene and Bob Franco of Carpinteria are delighted by the nuptuals.

Vanessa Dobbins and Ryan Morice were married on Oct. 14, 2018 in a ceremony officiated by John Palminteri on the beach in Carpinteria. The couple was surrounded by family and friends.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Megan and Brian Freitag were married on Sept. 29, 2018 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Santa Barbara. The newlyweds met at Megan’s vacation home in Carpinteria in 2014.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Kristy Cirillo and Andres Trujillo were married at Camp Pendleton on February 10, 2018. The bride, daughter of Chris and Tom McAlexander and Nick Cirillo, graduated from Carpinteria High School before studying fine art and ballet at the University of Utah; currently she is a professional bal…

On Nov. 24, 2017 Brianna Stout and Curt Direnzi were married in their Carpinteria home. The ceremony was officiated by the groom’s brother Brad Direnzi. Joining the couple in celebration were the bride’s parents Rick and Lorie Stout of Carpinteria, and the groom’s parents Greg and Joanne Dir…

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Jeremy Stein of Carpinteria, Calif. and Shelby Thomas of Pine Mountain, Calif. were married on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Santa Barbara, Calif. The reception was held in Carpinteria at the home of the groom’s parents, Carla and Brad Stein. The brid…

Monday, October 23, 2017
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Allie Kaday Jefferies and William A. Edwards IV were married on June 03, 2017 in Haleiwa, Oahu. The bride’s parents are Jon and Jacqui Jefferies from Chicago. The groom’s parents are William and Jessica Edwards of Carpinteria. Carpinterians Bud Lelande and Dylan Smith were best man and groom…

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tara O’Reilly and Larry Nimmer tied the knot on Aug. 19 at O’Reilly’s mother’s house in Santa Barbara. Nimmer said, “Tara said she would make a suit for me for our wedding and that I could pick out the fabric. I picked out the Purple Paisley pattern from Roxanne’s. I figured that I might ups…

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Katherine Dawn Buchmiller and Kenneth Mark Dunn were married on July 15, 2016 in the Los Angeles California Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The bride is the daughter of Karl and Patricia Buchmiller. She graduated from Carpinteria High School in 2009, received her B…

Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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Kristin Nicole Roberts and Ivan Volodimir Van Wingerden exchanged their marriage vows on Oct. 22, 2016 at the Black Walnut Ranch in Ojai, Calif. The couple married beneath the walnut trees surrounded by their loving family and friends. During the ceremony, Anastasia Van Wingerden, the groom’…

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Susan Schmid and Michael Dale were married in Sept. 10, 2016 at Carpinteria State Beach, surrounded by family and friends. The couple reported that a honeymoon on the Amalfi Coast and retirement in “The Best Little Town in America” are planned for 2017.

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Debra Case-Spann and Jacques “Jay” Dupuy were married on Sept. 9 on the beach at Two Harbors, Santa Catalina Island. Case-Spann is the daughter of Ruth Case of Carpinteria and the late Howard Ernest Case of Camillus, N.Y. Dupuy is the son of Diane Dupuy of Sun City and the late Pete Dupuy of…

Wednesday, November 02, 2016
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Carpinterian Christopher Riley married Alexandra Gonzalez of Montecito on Oct. 8, 2016 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Montecito.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Leif Dautch and Brittany Peterson were married on Oct. 22, 2016 on the Dautch family’s farm in Ojai. The wedding was officiated by Judge Carlos T. Bea of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Dautch is the son of Carpinterians BD and Liz Dautch, and Peterson is the daughter of David and Ann Pe…

Monday, August 22, 2016
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Darrel and Kerry Lee (née Dickey) Doehr were married Aug. 10 in a private, destination elopement in Santa Fe, NM at the historic Hotel St. Francis.