Buyer of Half-Built Estate to Tear It Down and Start Over
Plus: The return of the Hope Ranch "volcano"; the Santa Barbara Zoo's rare Amur leopard is pregnant; bear spotted on the Lower Riviera; northbound 101 onramp at Casitas Pass slated to reopen; Robert Cray Band to play the Lobero; an amusing sign at Evan's Relaxing Station; the 1860 adobe embedded off E. Figueroa.
Jeannine’s Has Soft-Opened at State and Cabrillo
And its Upper State location has reopened. More food news: The Good Plow's fundraising drive was successful; Golden Line Coffee is now open Fridays; alfresco dinner with Get Hooked Seafood and Fairview Gardens; Backstage Kitchen & Bar has rebranded; Dune Coffee Roasters shirts.
Travel In and Out of Santa Barbara Is Way Up
Other recent news: The Planning Commission insists on changes from the Montecito Club; a new location for this fall's California Avocado Festival; Marymount School has changed its name; Floyd Mayweather boxing studio opening here; two brothers have picked up tons of garbage this summer; News-Press rebuked by the National Labor Relations Board; the restoration of All Saints-by-the-Sea church is complete.
The San Ysidro Ranch Has a New Restaurant
More food news: Expanded summer hours at the Tuesday farmers' market (and a trick for opening plastic bags); more on Augie's tequila bar, opening downtown; what's new at the "biggest little farm"; Wylde Works now has a parklet on State Street; Low Pigeon mugs.