January 25, 2023
Tag: 711 N. Milpas Street
The Results of a Community Survey About State Street
Other recent news: The buyer of Ellen DeGeneres's Ennisbrook hacienda; 82-unit apartment complex on Milpas gets final design approval; bike lane construction to start on W. Mission Street; Santa Barbara Central Library has partially reopened; Santa Ynez now has a cannabis shop; revised Munger Hall design expected this summer; the tree of the month is the Kentia palm; St. Regis Princeville Resort to become a 1 Hotel, with a focus on wellness. 3
May 18, 2022
QAD Is Looking to Sell Its Spectacular Campus
Other recent news: Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden bought in Ennisbrook; the Ritz-Carlton Bacara was sold; pelicans are experiencing a mysterious health problem; Amtrak passengers will be allowed to take pets on the Pacific Surfliner; De La Vina buildings to be seized by eminent domain; Milpas Street apartment complex grows to 82 units; Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker got married here.
June 1, 2021
The San Marcos Foothills Fundraising Drive Got an Extension
Plus: Orangetheory's Santa Barbara studio is finally about to open; Channel Islands National Park seeks public comment on a new campground; revised design for the big apartment complex on Milpas Street; pop-up shop selling local goods coming to State Street; "Where in Santa Barbara...?" answer; anyone know an irrigation specialist?
February 18, 2021
De La Guerra Plaza Sent Back to the Drawing Board
Other recent news: Local fire chiefs offer suggestions regarding homeless camps and trailhead parking; city panel dislikes proposed Milpas apartment complex; how Proposition 19 will benefit certain homeowners; Q&A with the county's cannabis analyst; the product director of one of the state's largest cannabis companies.
August 19, 2020
The State May Allow Local Elementary Schools to Reopen
Other recent news: Covid-19 spike in Isla Vista; landlords closer to having to pay some tenants "relocation assistance"; two arguments against the rent control proposal; Funk Zone alley closure; Carp rolls back its street closure; Goleta mailbox brouhaha; more.
July 1, 2020
Santa Barbara Beaches Will Stay Open for the Holiday Weekend
But L.A. and Ventura counties are closing theirs. Other recent news: City considering changes that might help developers downtown; new design for the big project at Milpas and Ortega; ban extended on recreational shooting in Los Padres National Forest; police seek paving scammers.
June 28, 2020
No July 4 Festivities in Santa Barbara or Goleta
And gatherings of 10 or more, even outdoors, are forbidden. Other recent news: County Covid-19 cases are increasing, but hospitals are handling the burden; you can now text 911; Cottage Health's new urgent-care center; two golf courses still closed; proposed changes to four-story development on Milpas.