October 5, 2020
October 1, 2020
Indio Muerto Street Is Finally Being Renamed
Other recent news: Santa Barbara will replace parking kiosk workers with technology; the Apple store has reopened; complaints about the redistricting commission; cannabis grower agrees to work with community group; cannabis storefront applications; actor Ron Ely filed a wrongful-death lawsuit; courthouse arch restoration.
September 29, 2020
September 27, 2020
Red-Tier Reopenings Are Expected to Happen This Tuesday
Other recent news: A rundown of local candidates; rating school-board candidates; new system to protect whales from ships; Board of Supervisors rejects grand jury accusations; resort with five golf courses proposed for Vandenberg Air Force Base; civilians sought for police-review board; opposition to Los Olivos bridge demolition.
September 23, 2020
Santa Barbara County Inches Closer to the Red Tier
Other recent news: The state has allowed nail salons to open, if the county approves it; Isla Vista landlords cracking down on partying; East Beach construction; writer found dead in Mission Creek; local couple celebrates 80th wedding anniversary; new county guidelines for measuring traffic impact; Goleta mayoral candidates.
September 21, 2020
Paseo Nuevo’s Attempt to Extend Its Lease Hits a Snag
Other recent news: Mission Canyon trail to be closed for Southern California Edison repair work; Cottage Health's new urgent-care center in Goleta; free drive-through flu shots; school-board candidates Wendy Sims-Moten and Devany Bechler.
September 17, 2020
Santa Barbara County Is Close to the Next Stage of Reopening
Other recent news: Bike-share docks face opposition from the Historic Landmarks Commission; Stables Inn has opened in Paso Robles; La Casa de la Raza is on track for landmark designation; Halloween parking restrictions in Goleta; Patagonia's cheeky political messaging.
September 15, 2020
September 11, 2020
Highway 101 Widening to Start Moving North Soon
Other recent news: Parking citations on Fernald Point Lane; expanding Covid-19 outbreak at Santa Barbara County Jail; Cold Spring School bond moves forward; progress for coastal trail through Carpinteria; discussions with school-board candidates; society columnist Richard Mineards; what living near a cannabis farm is like.
September 9, 2020
Buyer of $30.8 Million Estate Revealed
Other recent news: Front-country trails included in Los Padres National Forest closure; Santa Barbara School Board approves contentious sex-education curriculum; alleged robber caught stuck in traffic; a victory for State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson at the end of her capitol career; man spotted riding giant guinea pig. 1