Another major new development in downtown Carpinteria: A full block is being turned into a multi-tenant hive of restaurants, shops, and services, shooting to open in fall of 2023. Get the first look at the plans, the renderings, and the businesses that are already on board.
••• Legal trouble for the Goleta Beach restaurant.
••• A peek inside the market coming to Coast Village Road (above).
••• The Nook lost its parklet.
••• Palmina Wines is merging with the new Vega Vineyard & Farm, which opens this month.
••• An update from Kin Bakeshop.
••• Longoria Winery is opening a State Street tasting room.
••• First look at the menu for Solvang’s new Mexican restaurant from the Coast Range team.
••• Lao Thai Restaurant has opened in Carpinteria.
••• The Black Sheep plans to sell everything after closing.
••• Kai Sushi says it’s closed due to illness.
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THE GOLDEN TOUCH
A best-ever flip by Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi: the duo has sold the Montecito villa inspired by a Ferrari and the Alhambra for a massive profit after just six months.
Noteworthy new listings: 1885 hot potato steps from Miramar Beach; 1929 Edwards & Plunkett compound rich with historical charm; midcentury quirk in Bel Air Knolls; what $5 million gets you in Ventura; and more.
••• Santa Barbara Airport continues to receive noise complaints.
••• New SBPD chief announced.
••• The Hotel Virginia on W. Haley got renovated.
••• County votes to sue UCSB over housing shortfall.
••• New traffic signal on Chapala.
••• Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant to run till at least 2030.
••• Who’s on the ballot this November.
••• Play It Again Sports has moved.
••• Fashion Eyes store closing after 34 years.
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