••• State Route 192’s Montecito Creek Bridge is now scheduled to reopen in November, rather than this month, says Caltrans.
••• L.A.’s Lucca Antiques has opened a huge, gorgeous showroom in Old Firehouse in Montecito’s Upper Village (where Union Bank used to be). I’m hoping to write a longer post soon. In the meantime, go check it out; open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.
••• Lotusland closes for the winter on November 15, so go while you still can.
••• According to the Zoning Administrator Agenda for the hearing on October 7, someone plans on building a 16,338-square-foot house on Padaro Lane. The full text:
Hearing on the request of Ginger Andersen, agent for 3282 Beach Club Drive Family Trust, to consider Case No. 19CDH-00000-00006, [application filed on February 11, 2019] for a Coastal Development Permit with Hearing in compliance with Section 35-169.2 of Article II, the Coastal Zoning Ordinance, on property zoned 3-E-1 to allow for the construction of a new approximately 16,388 square foot single family dwelling, approximately 3,365 square feet of accessory structures, a new pool and spa, a new pond, and associated infrastructure, on a 10.25-acre parcel zoned 3-E-1 and shown as Assessor’s Parcel Number 005-260-018, located at 2825 Padaro Lane, in the Summerland Community Plan area, First Supervisorial District; and to determine that no subsequent Environmental Impact Report or Negative Declaration shall be prepared for the project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15164, as specified in Attachment C of this staff report. The application involves Assessor’s Parcel Number 005-260-018, located at 2825 Padaro Lane in the Summerland area, First Supervisorial District.