Olivia Rodrigo and Jack Johnson to Play the Santa Barbara Bowl
Plus: Channel Islands educational center coming to downtown Carpinteria; Richard Thompson at the Lobero; planting underway at the San Ysidro Ranch's botanical garden; Santa Barbara's Louise Lowry Davis Center event space to close for renovations; electric-vehicle rentals delivered to your door.
Studio Is Gearing Up to Open in the Funk Zone
More food news: First impressions of XO Burger (and Tyger Tyger isn't coming back); Jules Coast Caviar has closed; Bossie's Kitchen dinner at Dos Pueblos Orchid Farm; Eleven14 has rebranded and added an arcade; Scarlett Begonia paused its dinner service.
One of the World’s Wealthiest People Bought the Hotel Santa Barbara
Plus: Rumor kiboshed about Montecito's Upper Village; former White House photographer Pete Souza and comedian Paula Poundstone will be at the Lobero; raft of thefts from car trunks; streetwear shop CRSVR is returning to State Street; a Coast Village Road gallery has closed. 1
Roller Skating and Laser Tag Are Coming to the Old Macy’s Store
Other recent news: Carpinteria city council approved the Surfliner Inn; Santa Barbara County extended its indoor mask mandate; false alarm about local Omicron cases; elected officials are said to be considering a vacancy tax; redistricting narrowed down to three maps; an interview with Jeff Shelton; eight former University of California architects call the proposed Munger Hall a "disaster in the making."