“I was walking my dog when I saw a couple of guys working at the Music Academy of the West. They said they were measuring in preparation for the installation of pedestrian gates. Does that mean the public will no longer be allowed on the campus?” —J. Here’s the answer.
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi bought the Montecito villa inspired by the Alhambra and a Ferrari. What else sold last week—and for how much: El Cielito Road property for $1 million over ask; a house with a “unique stone cave”; two to-be-constructed houses in the Boulders; an Alta Mesa property that exceeded expectations; and more.
ODDS & ENDS
••• Parker Clay is having a warehouse sale.
••• “Elite personal training studio” opening on De La Vina.
••• Photo of the sunflower sculptures coming to State Street.
••• Empty Mansions author to share more Huguette Clark research.
••• Hermosillo Road offramp to reopen on Tuesday.
••• Mysterious street marking.
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••• County supervisors move toward allowing more cannabis farming.
••• Larry David bought in the Hedgerow.
••• Santa Barbara Automotive Group expansion in the works.
••• Progress for the new Westside Neighborhood Clinic building (above).
••• Santa Barbara County to participate in federal program offering rewards to those who get off meth.
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SNAP! Great idea — Jen
Agree 10% — Astrid
Hello City and County of SB, instead of turning this wonderful local gem into Beverly Hills North, wouldn’t this be a perfect location for the… — Kas_sb
Yep. It’s a tragedy. — BW
The zip code isn't actually relevant. Here's the map that shows Santa Barbara city limits (which includes Los Patos Way and Coast Village Road, also… — Erik Torkells
FYI - Los Patos is 93108, thus in Montecito — LM
Agreed. — Enna
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Rolex and Cartier? Gag me. I agree that this wonderful community keeps going down the slippery slope of "Lux." Yuck. So much catering to the… — steve ruggles
Nice idea but we need parking there-it’s a mess now - go to the beach to rest - it’s just right there! — CiSue