BURNING QUESTIONS / APRIL 7
“I was walking on Anacapa Street when I noticed a pressure cooker attached to a utility pole. A couple of days later, I saw a stockpot at Garden and E. Padre. What purpose do they serve?” —P. Click here for the answer.
FOOD STUFF / APRIL 7
••• Quality grocery staples at Handlebar Coffee Roasters (above).
••• Merci Montecito gave away chocolate-covered matzoh for Passover.
••• The Lark and Lucky Penny have stopped offering takeout.
••• The Honor Bar started delivery in Montecito.
••• Some red zones now legal for food pickups.
••• Pieology in Goleta closed for good.
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Weather forecast from Jack Martin of Action Roofing: “Rain through the afternoon today, with rates on the lighter side, but accumulations with be another 1/2 to 1 inch coastal and 1 to 2 inches in the mountains. It clears out Friday, with warming Saturday and Sunday. High pressure sets up for next week and we look to be dry all week.” Email [email protected] to sign up for his daily updates.
NEWS DIGEST / APRIL 8
••• Models show Covid-19 pushing hospitals over capacity.
••• 218 confirmed cases in Santa Barbara County.
••• Turnaround time for testing has improved.
••• Dire drop in city revenue.
••• Schools staying closed through the academic year.
••• Zoomers to Boomers growing nationally (above).
••• What life is like now for supermarket workers.
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JUST LISTED / APRIL 8
Four noteworthy new listings: Low-slung contemporary on three Montecito acres; lock-and-leave Ennisbrook Casita; 1926 house on a corner lot in the Upper East; and a San Roque hacienda that has only changed hands once in 85 years.
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