May 25, 2024
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Dubroff: Towbes built an institution with his philanthropy


When Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote in his essay “Self Reliance” that “an institution was the lengthening shadow of one man,” Santa Barbara was a trading outpost in a territory under Mexican rule. Fast forward to 2019 and it is hard to argue with the legacy of one man, Michael Towbes, who left behind quite a…


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