April 7, 2022
Tag: Andrée Clark Bird Refuge
Attempted Remedy for the Andrée Clark Bird Refuge’s Smell
Other recent news: Santa Barbara Bowl allowed to run seven extra shows this season; grocery strike averted; security screening coming to Santa Barbara County administration buildings; a report on the Carpinteria farm resort hearing; Vandenberg Space Force Base is a STARCOM finalist; Sarah McLachlan to play the Arlington. 5
September 11, 2021
Carpinteria’s Avocado Festival Has Been Canceled
Other recent news: A step forward for 78-unit apartment building just off lower State Street; analyzing the dire water situation; city council candidates Kristen Sneddon and Barrett Reed debate; the transportation chief who claimed religious discrimination has resigned; why the bird refuge smells so bad; waxing salon opens downtown; Cox Communications to install gas-powered generators all over the area.
January 17, 2021
Improvements Proposed for the Andrée Clark Bird Refuge
Other recent news: Wider vaccine eligibility, but supplies remain limited; Santa Barbara County's Covid-19 spread is highest in the state; city council moves forward on banning natural gas in new construction; an educated guess about which cities Southwest Airlines might serve; Goleta is testing new streetlights; the argument for keeping Ortega Park's murals; Paso Robles is subsidizing gift cards to help local businesses. 1
January 4, 2021
Santa Barbara County Has Been Averaging Nearly 300 New Covid-19 Cases Per Day
Other recent news: The Central Coast's only ice rink is struggling; the history of the fountain at Sycamore Canyon Road and Stanwood Drive; mini monolith at the Andrée Clark Bird Refuge; in praise of Santa Barbara's trees.
October 30, 2020
Tourism Development Proposed on Santa Rosa Island
Plus: Occhiali is closing its downtown store; Coda Studio's home decor shop debuts today in Montecito; Santa Barbara Museum of Art has reopened; Thousand Steps and Andrée Clark Bird Refuge are planning to have some work done; how to complain about the cannabis stink.
May 26, 2020
Knapp’s Castle Is Coming Along Nicely
Other local news: California issues social-distancing guidance for places of worship; Goleta food-preservation firm is now valued at $1 billion; two-hour weekend parking limit at Montecito beaches and trailheads; mountain lion spotted again; drive-in theater reopened.