The Montecito Association got a sneak peek of the next segment of the 101 widening, which includes the Olive Mill and San Ysidro interchanges. See what you think….
FIRST LOOK, PART 2
And as a bonus, preliminary designs for the Cabrillo interchange were also unveiled. They include a roundabout between the freeway and the existing circle at Coast Village Road—all told, once the Los Patos Way roundabout comes to fruition, drivers on Cabrillo would have to cope with back-to-back-to-back roundabouts.
The local real estate boom has one of its biggest weeks yet: Everything is selling, including a Butterfly Beach party palace for $23 million, a $16 million teardown, the belle of Coast Village, the one with the crenellated tower, Hope Ranch’s Grayscale Manor, a French Normandy in the Hedgerow by G.W. Smith.
ODDS & ENDS
••• Mollusk’s new shop is even cooler than the first one.
••• More Mesa fell out of escrow.
••• Two more fall shows at the Santa Barbara Bowl.
••• New-ish used record store on State Street.
••• Another big UCSB lease downtown.
••• Reopening date for the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
••• The answer to last week’s “Where in Santa Barbara…?”
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••• More than 40 percent of county adults are fully vaccinated.
••• Santa Barbara loses fight over regulating short-term vacation rentals.
••• More on the state bills that would allow rampant construction of housing.
••• Dogs sickened by county mulch.
••• Cannabis farm in wine country agrees to odor controls.
••• Meagan Harmon appointed to California Coastal Commission.
••• City grocery workers to receive “hazard pay.”
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