Santa Barbara Is Asking Cruise Lines to Stay Away

••• “Princess Cruises told Santa Barbara on Monday that the Grand Princess cruise ship will not be coming to town on March 24 as scheduled, city spokeswoman Nina Johnson said in a statement. The Grand Princess cruise ship has multiple confirmed COVID-19 cases, and was diverted to Oakland, where it offloaded passengers on Monday. […] Santa Barbara is asking other cruise lines to cancel their upcoming visits to the city as well.” (Pictured: a ship visiting Santa Barbara last fall.) —Noozhawk

••• “Laura Capps conceded the First District supervisor race late Monday, after county election officials reported that Das Williams nearly doubled his small Election Day lead with the counting of more than 8,000 additional ballots.” —Newsmakers with Jerry Roberts

••• “After several hours of ground crews and a water-dropping helicopter fighting the Camino Fire along Highway 154, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department said forward progress of the blaze was slowed down. […] The size of the fire initially was estimated at 15 acres, but was later revised to be 5-6 acres [….] Evacuation warnings were lifted for the East Camino Cielo and the Painted Cave community as of 7:55 p.m., and firefighting crews stayed at the scene overnight.” —Noozhawk

••• “The Goleta Valley Library announced the debut of its brand new video streaming service called Kanopy! Kanopy is free to library patrons and offers more than 30,000 films for children and adults including documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos.” —KEYT