August 12, 2020
State Street Will Remain Closed for at Least Three More Months
Other recent news: City beach closures for Labor Day weekend; the likely new name for Indio Muerto Street; many intriguing local races on the November ballot; St. Paul’s African Methodist Episcopal Church is now a city landmark; Game Seeker employee takes over the shop; progress for five-story building on W. Anapamu.
August 10, 2020
August 7, 2020
Ty Warner Won’t Reopen Properties Because He Fears Liability
Other recent news: Biltmore employees protest lack of communication about their future; Goleta chose a design for its new train station; the county has been using Roundup herbicide in debris basins; pay cut for city employees; renovated Mason Beach Inn to reopen.
August 5, 2020
Ty Warner Says He’s Not Selling the Biltmore
But he was mum about why it hasn't reopened. Other recent news: Fiesta car parade canceled; the county has been underreporting Covid-19 cases; limited local Covid-19 testing availability; Goleta motel on track to become housing for the homeless; new flights between Santa Barbara and San Diego; proposed State Street apartment complex.
August 4, 2020
August 1, 2020
Feedback on the Full-Block Development in the Funk Zone
Other recent news: The county discovered 28 more Covid-19 deaths; four Presidio buildings are getting fixed up; resident vs. Milpas CVS store; school district and teachers come to an agreement; county probation supervisor allegedly embezzled $600,000; the proposed Montecito Sanitary District building.
July 30, 2020
Unmasked People Will Only Be Ticketed as a Last Resort
Other recent news: Santa Barbara residents have received the mysterious seeds from China; five blocks of Anacapa Street got narrowed to one lane; cyclists must dismount on one block of State Street; man vs. trail graffiti; new season of UCSB Arts & Lectures; Carpinteria's Airplant Alchemy nursery.
July 28, 2020
Carpinteria Might Try Closing Some Streets to Cars
Other recent news: Design for 103-unit affordable-housing complex at Carrillo and Castillo streets; three places you can recycle plastic bags; another photo of the Montecito bear; outside service doesn't help salons that much; school-board candidates; computer game about zombies in Santa Barbara.
July 25, 2020
July 23, 2020
A Block of W. Victoria Street Is Now Closed to Traffic
Other recent news: An apparent "Karen" moment in the Gelson's parking lot; interview with the director of "Palm Springs"; interim community development director chosen; Habitat for Humanity's store is closing; Dara Road development debate. 1