Setback for the Restaurant Opening in the Former Little Door Space

••• “Firefighters quickly douse blaze under deck at […] former location of Little Door restaurant [129 E. Anapamu St.], across from the Santa Barbara Courthouse.” In November, Elie M. Genadry, the owner of Village Frame & Gallery in Montecito, applied for a liquor license for the space.—Noozhawk

••• “A 4.0 magnitude earthquake shook some Ventura County residents awake Thursday morning [at 2:13 a.m.].” –KEYT

••• “UCSB Digitizes Long-Forgotten Carpinteria Newspaper […] Copies of ‘Carpinteria Chronicle’ Reveal Depression-Era Attitudes and Controversies.” —Independent

••• More on the progress at getting public access to the beaches of Hollister Ranch. —Noozhawk

••• The Montecito Journal has a long piece about architect Lutah Maria Riggs and how resident Gretchen Lieff made a documentary about her in 2014 that will be screened at the Lobero Theatre on January 5. (The Lobero Theatre sketch on the home page is from the film’s poster.)