First look at the menu and interiors of Augie’s: With a Jeff Shelton makeover and an ambitious menu, the soft-opened Mexican restaurant at State and Ortega is aiming much higher than the usual rice-and-beans fare.
Noteworthy new listings: New-build riad in the Santa Ynez Valley; a big Ennisbrook house with views to match; Upper East contemporary with gorgeous landscaping; architectural quirkiness on Eucalyptus Hill; the old Cielo Store; and more.
••• Santa Barbara County moves closer to banning natural gas in new buildings.
••• The New York Post takes a close look at Ty Warner.
••• Interview with congressperson Salud Carbajal.
••• Hillside House has plans for 168 housing units in Hidden Valley.
••• Reggae on the Mountain festival is coming up.
••• School board candidates debate.
••• Cannabis farm approved near Cate School (above).
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