••• The city confirmed the new location of the Saturday farmers’ market—Carrillo Street from Anacapa to Chapala, including parts of State Street—and said that the move is likely to happen in February 2023. —KEYT
••• Architectural Digest featured the newly built Montecito home of Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk. UPDATE 2/4: If you were upset that Paltrow appeared to own a sculpture by Ruth Asawa, as initially stated in a caption, don’t be: “The work is not Asawa’s. Instead, the piece is by D’Lisa Creager, who learned Asawa’s signature wire looping technique at a workshop taught by Aiko Cuneo, one of the artist’s daughters.” —Artnet
••• “Ty Warner, owner of the Santa Barbara’s Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore, among many others [many other what? —Ed.], was hit with a class-action lawsuit claim filed on behalf of 425 hotel employees who until March 20, 2020, worked at Santa Barbara’s iconic Biltmore. As of that date, all hotel employees were placed on indefinite furlough due to Covid, even though hotel managers reportedly notified Warner that the hotel was safe to operate again on May 1, 2020.” —Independent
••• “The Santa Barbara Police Department has about 24 vacant sworn officer positions and another 20 unfilled professional staff positions, including seven dispatch spots—more than 20% of its total workforce.” —Noozhawk
••• Laura Capps, currently on the Santa Barbara Unified School District board, is running for Santa Barbara County Supervisor’s Second District. Her announcement was focused on children (“The children of this county are my North Star. When we do right by them, we do right by us all”), which is probably reassuring to people who have chosen to have children. —Noozhawk
••• “Santa Barbara City Council unanimously voted to form a new committee to work with community members regarding the Mission Canyon Bridge project, which was sent back to the drawing board in August 2021 after councilmembers rejected the proposal, saying the project should have more thought put toward bicycle and pedestrian mobility before moving forward.” —Independent
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