June 2, 2020
May 28, 2020
Semana Nautica and Reef & Run Have Been Canceled
Other recent news: Checking in on the State Street situation; forthcoming guidance on reopening fitness facilities; Board of Supervisors to vote on cannabis reform; Ventura beaches reopening to sunbathers; Bossie the Cow got painted gold; missing ducks found; California Mid-State Fair canceled; plan to drill new wells abandoned.
May 27, 2020
May 26, 2020
Knapp’s Castle Is Coming Along Nicely
Other local news: California issues social-distancing guidance for places of worship; Goleta food-preservation firm is now valued at $1 billion; two-hour weekend parking limit at Montecito beaches and trailheads; mountain lion spotted again; drive-in theater reopened.
May 23, 2020
May 22, 2020
May 21, 2020
May 20, 2020
City Allows Restaurants to Expand Into Sidewalks and Parking Lots
And part of State Street will be closed to cars so restaurants can spill into the streets. Other local news: Santa Barbara Zoo's shoe-wearing penguin died; possible traffic safety improvements on Highway 154; former mayor has a new book about urban planning here.
May 19, 2020
The County Is Said to Be Loosening Some Restrictions Tomorrow
Other recent news: The state released new criteria for reopening—which San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties meet but Santa Barbara does not—and agreed not to count the Lompoc prison; haircuts might be possible in a few weeks; Carpinteria now requires face masks; July 4 fireworks show canceled.
May 17, 2020