November 8, 2019
A Visit to the New Virtual Reality Studio on State Street
Other recent news: Initiatives to curb homeless encampments get stymied; more on the new debris basin in Montecito; Caltrans has a plan to deal with Highway 1 traffic in Big Sur; one of the last drive-in theaters on the Central Coast is in peril.
November 6, 2019
November 2, 2019
October 26, 2019
New Nonstop Flights Between Santa Barbara and Chicago
Other recent news: Montecito rate hike if it buys water from Santa Barbara; local teen runs a popular news aggregator; seagulls spoiling Channel Islands with "processed food and puked-up trash"; Latino organization La Casa de la Raza is struggling.
October 23, 2019
The City Council Is Mulling a Law Targeting Homeless Camps
Other recent news: Santa Cruz Island's Scorpion Cove pier to close for months; new governance possible for Montecito Library; first responders learning how to treat pets; study nixes Montecito groundwater injection; city council member attempts to play the race card over the farmer's market.
October 18, 2019
Readers’ Poll Results Are as Depressing as You Might Expect
Other local news: Habitat Home & Garden has finally opened; Mission Street to be closed for five days; fire up near Gaviota; earthquake warning alerts now available; new sports complex for Santa Barbara City College; city to punish businesses for stolen shopping carts.
October 15, 2019
October 13, 2019
October 10, 2019
Law Passed Allowing Public Access to Hollister Ranch Beaches
Plus: Target's soft opening is coming up; this year's Night Market has been canceled; mountain lion spotted again in Isla Vista; great white sharks off Carp; waterfront parking overhauled; Eastside candidates running for city council.
October 3, 2019
California Has Tightened the Rules for Planned Power Outages
Other recent news: Santa Barbara Cemetery to start using recycled water; Montecito Sanitary District rebuts concerns about its proposed new building; Old Town Goleta to get sidewalks; destructive beetles seen in local trees; arguing over emergency dispatch operation centers.