Bibi Ji Is Now Open for Takeout
More food news: Caruso's is serving comfort food for pickup and delivery; more provisions at Bettina; the Sweet Wheel Farm & Flowers cart is back in Summerland; Giovanni's Pizza reopens today; Local Harvest Delivery, a produce distribution company; new Solvang restaurant Peasants Feast.
Naked Man Rescued from Inside a Storm Drain
Other local news: Public Health director expects a mid-May Covid-19 surge; childcare for frontline workers; the history of Quarantina Street; state to house homeless in hotels; CARES Act snags; gun sales soar; bookstores are open; fashion entrepreneur expands Montecito estate.
California Sent Cottage Health 200,000 Unusable N95 Masks
Other local news: There are now 139 confirmed cases of Covid-19, including three more police officers; rapid testing finally available here, to a limited degree; city basketball courts and park picnic sites closed; marvelous Tecolote Bookshop is open.
Snake Season Is Here
Plus: The Perfect Fit tailor is making free face masks; Santa Barbara T-shirts for a good cause; 93108 Fund is helping Montecito employees; another Barton Myers house in the works for Toro Canyon; office complex being converted to residential; city seeks Covid-19 volunteers.
First Covid-19 Death in Santa Barbara County
And the total number of cases is now 111. Other local news: When the pandemic might peak here; Isla Vista closing beaches to discourage the annual Deltopia party; some property tax late penalties to be canceled; Ventura might close its public boat ramp; helping local dogs.