A New Fancy Food Store in Montecito
More food news: Chick-fil-A reopens today; Gelson's has expanded; Mesa Burger and its siblings are offering 50% off to medical workers; menu R&D at Bell's spinoff Bar Le Côté; Gipsy Hill Bakery's toaster tarts and Triple Chip's everything bagel babka; shrub maker Broken Clock Vinegar Works.
Covid Cases Continue to Surge in Santa Barbara County
Other recent news: Grand Montecito estate's new owner revealed; detectives seek help identifying Goleta gunman; UCSB students helping to search for the remains of a teenager who perished in the debris flow; cat reunited with owner after three years; longtime employee purchases Pet House store; Channel Island Surfboards is being bought back by the founders' son; shooting ban extended in Los Padres National Forest.
County Hospitals Are Preparing a Shift to “Crisis Care”
Other recent news: Committee to recommend that Santa Barbara ban natural gas in new construction; school district might temporarily eliminate D and F grades because of the pandemic; the man whose house was electrified; cannabis shop opening in Goleta. 1
Still No Word from Chick-fil-A
More food news: Hook & Press introduced its first-ever savory donut; dimmed hopes for Tyger Tyger's reopening; suggestions sought for a good rehearsal dinner venue; new all-day restaurant in Solvang; Pico is getting into the burger game; Full of Life Flatbread's heartstrings.