Big week for Santa Barbara real estate: one of Montecito’s original hilltop estates sold for $30.8 million, and two properties went for over $10 million.
••• The cow atop Bossie’s Kitchen is damaged beyond repair.
••• Photos of the Lark when it was still a work in progress.
••• Metropulos Fine Foods wants to fill the C’est Cheese void.
••• Ocean Fathoms ages wine in the Pacific.
••• The name of the restaurant opening in the Fosters Freeze space.
••• A Malibu branch of Lucky’s.
••• Reusable produce bags.
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••• Ty Warner won’t reopen properties because he fears liability.
••• Biltmore employees protest lack of communication about their future.
••• Goleta chose a design for its new train station (above).
••• The county has been using Roundup herbicide in debris basins.
••• Pay cut for city employees.
••• Renovated Mason Beach Inn to reopen.
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“It looks like today and Tuesday will bring us the same weather we have seen for the past week,” says Jack Martin of Action Roofing. “Wednesday a warm-up will begin, and Thursday though the weekend, temps will climb to above normal. This should make for a nice weekend to enjoy the beach. August has been quite cool for the most part—as a matter of fact, the entire summer has been cooler.” Email [email protected] to receive daily updates.
The week’s top price adjustments include a one-acre property on Butterfly Beach that’s now $5.5 million cheaper, a magical spot to build, a Hope Ranch estate that has gone up in price, the original Knapp house, spiffy contemporary interiors way up the hill, the Coyote Road hovel, and more.
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