The 250-room Funk Zone hotel is taking shape: designed by Cearnal Collective, the property will have 120 standard rooms and 130 extended-stay ones. Take a look at the floor plan and renderings.
••• Harry and Meghan are said to be working on a reality show.
••• The Independent declined to endorse a candidate for county sheriff.
••• Santa Barbara Police Department is having trouble hiring.
••• Montecito’s history of debris flows.
••• Free Covid testing and treatment from the state.
••• Some park activity fees will be going up.
••• Arroyo Hondo Preserve has reopened to the public.
••• The tree of the month is the jacaranda.
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Last week’s sales: French Regency compound in Birnam Wood for $15 million; Glen Oaks carriage house for $13 million; $8 million in the Hedgerow; French Normandy fixer; a house behind the CVS on Coast Village Road; and more. See what sold—and for how much.
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