Santa Barbara County Is Now in the Orange Tier

••• “Santa Barbara County Advances to Orange Tier of Reopening […] Public Health Director Van Do-Reynoso says a new public health officer order will likely be issued Tuesday night, go into effect at 8 a.m. Wednesday.” For more on what changes, go here.  —Noozhawk

••• Noozhawk takes a long look at the parking problems around the Hot Springs Trailhead; the news is that the CHP will start issuing citations (and not just warnings) in June

••• Another update on the wildflower sitch at Figueroa Mountain: “There are more wildflowers on Figueroa Mountain this week than two weeks ago, but nowhere near as many as an average wildflower year.” —Edhat

••• “Caltrans announced that it will be reopening a washed-out section of Highway 1 south of Big Sur on Friday, a week earlier than originally announced.” —KEYT

••• Lum Art Magazine profiles Santa Barbara artists Richard Schloss (whose lovely painting is pictured below) and Jane Gottlieb.


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