September 14, 2023
Tag: Elings Park
Foo Fighters to Play the Santa Barbara Bowl
Plus: Advice on how to watch a space launch; José Feliciano and Madeleine Peyroux at the Lobero Theatre; Billy & the Kids in concert; paintings by Susan McDonnell at Sullivan Goss; Elings Park seeks volunteers; free salsa and line-dancing classes on State Street.
July 12, 2023
“Music Under the Stars” at Elings Park
Plus: A new hatmaker in town; the Galerie XX space is for rent; the Legacy Arts Listening Room on State Street; update about the hotel proposed for Chapala Street; Patty Griffin and Todd Snider at the Lobero Theatre; Andy Lepe‘s geometric paintings. 2
June 19, 2023
May 10, 2023
A Bunch of Park Lane’s Beloved Eucalyptus Trees Have Been Cut Down
Plus: New documentary about Spencer the Gardener; Ferris Orthodontic Group appears to have bought a building; Elings Park nature walks with the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden; Goleta's Orient Hand Laundry has closed; Santa Barbara Airport makes life easier for people with hidden disabilities. 15
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
August 23, 2022
The Future of Paseo Nuevo Is Unclear
Other recent news: The original Motel 6, near East Beach, charges as much as $426 per night; Santa Barbara County to install license-plate readers; Elings Park now has a free nine-hole disc golf course; monkeypox vaccine to be available at Pride events; Girls Inc. is suing a real estate brokerage and developer.
March 10, 2022
The World’s Biggest Bounce House Is Coming to Town
Plus: Farmer & the Flea is moving to Santa Barbara; the Summer Solstice Celebration announced its 2022 theme; upcoming concerts by Maren Morris, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard; a heck of a price hike on Sand Point Road.
September 5, 2021
Failed Rocket Launch Sent Debris Raining Down
Other recent news: Ty Warner's ex claims he abused her and hid assets; SBCC's stadium is still closed to the public; a Montecito house was moved; antiques store opens in Paseo Nuevo; members of Historic Landmarks Commission ticked off about city's closing of a paseo; Trek Foundation helping to improve mountain-biking trails; analysis of a city council candidate forum.
January 25, 2021
Bike-Sharing Launches This Thursday in Santa Barbara
Plus: The zoo's oldest resident has died; an easy way to help small businesses around here; survey about county recreation planning; Southwest airfares; aquatic rehab facility in the works at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital; a big new basement in Montecito; Elings Park tennis office remodel; new renderings of four-story building proposed for De La Vina Street.
March 3, 2020
California Realtors Association Tries to Sway Local Assembly Race
Other recent news: Elings Park is bringing in sheep for landscaping maintenance; successful pilot program to reduce homelessness downtown; one of the state labs for coronavirus testing is in Ventura County; city attorney attempts to thwart vacation-rental lawsuits; visitors to Cottage Health hospitals must now have their photo taken.