July 19, 2021
Tag: Cottage Health
Santa Barbara’s City Administrator Is Stepping Down
Other recent news: Los Angeles County now requires masks indoors; the University of California system will insist students and staff get vaccinated; new recycling plant; the push for more large-scale solar; an increase in stingray stings; more thefts of catalytic converters; monarch butterflies skipping this area. 1
February 16, 2021
December 18, 2020
October 13, 2020
Partying in Isla Vista Continues Unabated
Other recent news: Santa Barbara school district mulls return to in-person classes; downtown developer says he'll pull the plug on a project (sparing the Press Room); design changes possible for State Street Promenade; rumored buyer of 237-acre Rancho San Carlos; people are shooting wildlife with pellet guns; Cottage Health is allowing limited hospital visitors again; Eco Friendly Cleaners profile; a big tree on Anapamu fell over; the tree of the month; school-board candidate Jackie Reid.
September 22, 2020
September 21, 2020
Paseo Nuevo’s Attempt to Extend Its Lease Hits a Snag
Other recent news: Mission Canyon trail to be closed for Southern California Edison repair work; Cottage Health's new urgent-care center in Goleta; free drive-through flu shots; school-board candidates Wendy Sims-Moten and Devany Bechler.
July 10, 2020
County Covid-19 Hospitalizations Hit New High
Other recent news: Carpinteria freeway project completed five months early; a push to extend State Street experiment; memorial to black people killed in the U.S.; Viva store opened in Paseo Nuevo; leasing companies report stable demand for student housing; five Chumash Casino employees have tested positive.
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.
April 28, 2020
County Hospitals Say They’re Equipped for a Covid-19 Surge
Other local news: Quest Diagnostics is now offering an antibody test to qualified customers; woman killed by train in Montecito; sharks spotted off Santa Claus Lane beach; Montecito Water District says it'll be "drought-proof" by summer; Tesla charging stations in Goleta; the man for whom Hollister Avenue was named; "mighty" trees down in Chase Palm Park; city close to extending Paseo Nuevo lease.
April 3, 2020
California Sent Cottage Health 200,000 Unusable N95 Masks
Other local news: There are now 139 confirmed cases of Covid-19, including three more police officers; rapid testing finally available here, to a limited degree; city basketball courts and park picnic sites closed; marvelous Tecolote Bookshop is open.