July 13, 2020
Tag: Das Williams
California Is Shutting Down Various Industries Again
Other recent news: New design for big beachfront hotel; the county is looking into using the old Sears store as a Covid-treatment facility; small earthquake outside Carpinteria; Das Williams responds to damning Grand Jury report; courthouse plaque celebrates white people.
July 7, 2020
July 2, 2020
County Beaches Limited to Active Use for the Holiday Weekend
Other recent news: Massive spike in new Covid-19 cases; the city of Santa Barbara will close many beach parking lots and forbid barbecues and hammocks; rumors that the Four Seasons Biltmore is getting sold or renovated; Bob Hazard on the water deal.
May 19, 2020
The County Is Said to Be Loosening Some Restrictions Tomorrow
Other recent news: The state released new criteria for reopening—which San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties meet but Santa Barbara does not—and agreed not to count the Lompoc prison; haircuts might be possible in a few weeks; Carpinteria now requires face masks; July 4 fireworks show canceled.
March 10, 2020
March 5, 2020
Architects on How to Fix Downtown Santa Barbara
Other recent news: Election results; Cottage Health opening two urgent-care centers here; local virologist on pandemic survival tactics; Funk Zone restaurant complex approved; Craftsman house on W. Valerio; new shop selling seashell art; parking spat turns ugly.
February 25, 2020
Point Mugu Chosen as Possible Coronavirus Quarantine Location
Other recent news: State assembly candidates' debate turns ugly; more donations for Das Williams's reelection; developer sentenced to nine years for fraud; Carbajal hopes to ban new oil and gas drilling; Carbajal's Republican challenger.
February 21, 2020
Das Williams Supported by Cannabis, Casino, and Oil Industries
Other local news: Meg Ryan bought in Montecito; Das Williams agrees to stop attacks on Laura Capps; the Independent's political endorsements; new shops and fitness studios in Paseo Nuevo; Pier 1 Imports in Goleta will close; first steps toward capping Summerland oil wells; more on the Montecito pharmacy raid.
February 10, 2020
January 30, 2020
UCLA Is Rumored to Be Opening Two Medical Centers Here
Other local news: City and county might combine emergency dispatch services; entertaining debate recap; actor Christopher Lloyd listed his house; dubious cannabis accounting; western monarch butterfly population decimation; La Casa de la Raza community center is back in trouble.