August 11, 2023
Tag: 101 Garden Street
Another Step Forward for the Revamp of De La Guerra Plaza
Other recent news: the Planning Commission puts the screws to the 101 Garden Street hotel; more on Ocean Fathoms's misbehavior; the Santa Barbara News-Press's list of creditors; proposed improvements to Stow Grove Park in Goleta; the Santa Barbara Zoo's new red panda. 2
April 30, 2023
April 14, 2023
MarBorg’s Non-Curbside Rate Hike Is Coming to Santa Barbara
Other recent news: The Santa Barbara City Council can't make up its mind about State Street parklet fees; Carpinteria Salt Marsh trails and beach access closed till June; park turtles to be relocated; Santa Claus Lane upgrade moves forward; recap of the debate over the proposed hotel at 101 Garden Street; Carrizo Plain superbloom photos. 7
April 8, 2023
Oprah Winfrey’s Creek Construction Makes Downstream Neighbors Nervous
Other recent news: Santa Barbara County tightened the eviction code; city Planning Commission waffles on 101 Garden Street hotel; update on the county's ambulance services contract; library plaza should be done by October; Elings Park improvements; opposition to fish farms in the Santa Barbara Channel; 72-room hotel in Carpinteria moves forward. 8
April 6, 2023
A New Chapter for the Sacred Space in Summerland
Plus: No nonstop flights between Santa Barbara and Chicago this summer; update on the Santa Ynez Valley zipline park; Goop rumored to be expanding in Montecito; office building/chapel on Chapala sells; story poles are up for the 250-room hotel in the Funk Zone; Robert Cray Band to play the Lobero; answer to last week's "Where in Santa Barbara...?" 2
June 20, 2022
Construction on Three New Roundabouts Should Start in Coming Months
Plus: Activity at the former Victor the Florist storefront; Suzanne Vega to play the Lobero; "Sea and Summit" at Marcia Burtt Gallery; new renderings of the Santa Barbara Police Department headquarters, 250-room Funk Zone hotel, affordable housing on N. La Cumbre, and Birnam Wood's pool and gym; E-Bikery is moving from State Street.
May 28, 2022
Should All the Parklets on State Street Be Removed?
Other recent news: Covid infections are up but the healthcare system is handling it; the Garden Street Hotel in the Funk Zone moved forward; the county finally tightens some cannabis regulations; this year's county cannabis tax revenue is forecast to be 40 percent less than expected; local media discovers Pacaso fractional-ownership and its opponents; rules adjusted for irrigation wells; a new two-mile trail east of Ventura.
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