December 11, 2019
George Lucas Has Now Spent $47 Million on Padaro Lane
Other recent news: Santa Barbara Airport finally got a Gate 3; photos of the Cave Fire burn area; downtown apartment buildings can now be three feet taller; another lawsuit over the city's vacation-rental ban; revised plans for Montecito Street hotel.
December 6, 2019
Santa Barbara’s Homeless Population Hasn’t Gone Up in Two Years
Other recent local news: A recap of the Storm Impact Consideration Map meeting; new map about post–Cave Fire debris-flow risk; Santa Barbara Zoo's lion Chadwick has died; a boat washed up on East Beach; Hayward Lumber bought Buena Tool; pepper trees.
December 3, 2019
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November 19, 2019
Meet the Santa Barbara Zoo’s New Snow Leopard
Other recent news: City Council to allow more housing downtown and decide fate of Westside hotel; new barber shop downtown; visitor's center opened on State Street; wind farm proposed south of Lompoc; La Cumbre Plaza art pop-ups; Los Padres forest gains 800 acres; local paints Mickey Mouse on rocks and leaves them for people to take.
November 16, 2019
Improvements to California’s Insurance of Last Resort
Other recent news: Private helistop rejected; final election results; has the cannabis industry bought favor with Carp school officials?; power company settles public-entity fire/debris flow claims; San Ysidro roundabout; Funk Zone parking vote; Montecito watershed masterplan; Carp dog park.
November 12, 2019
Dispute Over Parking at New Funk Zone Restaurant
Other recent news: Another earthquake nearby; public input on Baron Ranch on the Gaviota Coast; California might not require solar panels on new houses; saving the white abalone; distemper outbreak at Pinnacles National Park; the tree of the month; suspicious hair.
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