“Holiday Disco Extravaganza” at the Harbor
Plus: Anderson Aquatics has opened in the Funk Zone; Faitell Attractions closing sale; likely explanation for the Glen Annie Golf Club rumor; free California poppy seeds; Brothers Osborne play the Santa Barbara Bowl; hang-gliding recommendation. 1
Montecito House With Chardonnay Vineyard Sells for $12 Million
Last week's sales also include a French country pocket listing in Birnam Wood; midcentury abutting Knowlwood Tennis Club; 1963 French Normandy that looks like it's below street level; Alma del Pueblo one-bedroom condo; and more.
Potential Highway 101 Wildlife Crossing Near Gaviota
Other recent news: The northbound Highway 101 rest area closed immediately after reopening; final installments in the Santa Barbara Zoo's origin story; new conservative website; protections added to 24,000 acres of land; the tree of the month. 9
Why Are Trees Being Cut Down Above the San Ysidro Ranch?
"If you go up the San Ysidro Trail, on the west side of the creek, the entire landscape has changed dramatically. They have taken down a ton of eucalyptus trees, and added new fencing. A sign mentions trail restoration, but this seems to be a lot more than that." 3
New Look for the Tri-County Produce Building
Plus: Art gallery opening on State Street; Galerie XX has closed up shop here; Cat Power in concert; update on the Electrify America vehicle-charging station; Glen Annie Golf Club rumor; Casa de Maria is still in limbo; amusing Instagram account about Ojai. 12