April 13, 2022
Can Anything Be Done About Pacaso Owners Who Like to Party?
"We found out the hard way that a house near us is part of the vacation-ownership site Pacaso. We're wondering if this business model is legal in our area, because our new one-eighth-share neighbors are partying it up when they're in town." —M. 6
April 8, 2022
March 30, 2022
March 9, 2022
March 1, 2022
Is the Music Academy of the West Adding Pedestrian Gates?
"I was walking my dog when I saw a couple of guys working at the Music Academy of the West. They said they were measuring in preparation for the installation of pedestrian gates. Does that mean the public will no longer be allowed on the campus?" —J.
February 21, 2022
Is the County Really Taking Private Property for Trailhead Parking?
"Have you heard anything about 61 parking spaces being added along E. Mountain Drive near the Hot Springs trailhead? The county told a new resident that it's using eminent domain and cutting into people's properties." —J. 5
February 7, 2022
January 9, 2022
Is Santa Barbara Going to Introduce Residential Compost Bins?
"Lots of Southern California cities are starting to provide compost trash cans to help cut back on CO2 emissions caused by food waste disposed in landfills and comply with California's SB1383 law. Couldn’t find anything online about it happening here." —C. 1
December 20, 2021
December 15, 2021
What’s the Point of This Light Pole?
"On W. Carrillo Street at the 101, there's a standard light pole. In addition to the usual light, it has two orange lights, one red light, and one green light. I thought they might be related to the train tracks, but they appear to be too far away. I have Googled this endlessly and cannot figure out what it is. Do you know?" —G. 1