April 22, 2021
Tag: Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
The Summer Solstice Festival Isn’t Happening This Year
Other recent news: Rumors that the Biltmore is being turned Moroccan and/or into condos; work to start soon on the Arroyo Burro Open Space and the Randall Road Debris Basin; transgender man fatally shot by Lompoc police in suspicious circumstances; Santa Barbara City Council to consider "hero pay" for grocery workers.
April 8, 2021
Update on the Quest to Buy Part of the San Marcos Foothills
Other recent news: More on the ongoing closure of the Biltmore; Santa Barbara Unified School District to fully reopen; Goleta’s Storke Plaza to get redone; interview with former mayor Sheila Lodge; residents use stimulus money to plant community garden.
April 5, 2021
More on the Spat Between Ty Warner and Four Seasons
Plus: Santa Barbara Urban Flea Market is now open on State Street; actor Bryan Cranston's Mussel Shoals house sold; amusement park art at Thomas Reynolds Gallery; Highway 101 construction to stop using sound to deter cormorants; nine more acres of cannabis in Carpinteria.
March 30, 2021
The Biltmore Has Reportedly Canceled All Events Through 2023
Plus: Mindful Barbell is a new fitness studio for people over 40; model unit at E. De La Guerra apartment complex; Congregation B’nai B’rith is looking to expand; Casa del Herrero is launching a summer arts education program; Lompoc vaccination process.
March 26, 2021
New Biltmore Rumor: It’ll Stay Closed Till It Can Be Rebranded
Plus: Board & Brush craft studio opening on E. Canon Perdido; new multi-vendor space aiming to debut this fall; Maria Rendón's debut solo show at Sullivan Goss; an amusing sidewalk misspelling; charming detail inside the Mission's gift shop. 3
March 22, 2021
Could the Coral Casino Be Splitting from the Biltmore?
Plus: The backstory of Jeff Shelton's Vera Cruz building on Santa Barbara Street; Fuera Lane house gets a $2.3 million price hike; hard-hat tour of Goleta's Cortona Point apartment complex; ceramic collaboration by Patrick Hall and Lynda Weinman; a suggestion for anyone having trouble landing a vaccination appointment.
March 18, 2021
The Biltmore Reportedly Canceled All 2021 Weddings
Plus: The Urban Flea Market expects to open soon; peek inside an apartment in a Jeff Shelton building; Coast Village house comes back on the market after a $1.65 million price hike; a gym wants to open near Dean coffee shop; Highway 154's Cold Spring Bridge is getting work done.
November 10, 2020
August 27, 2020
The County Decided Not to Ratchet Up Covid-19 Rule Enforcement
Other recent news: Goleta School District won't apply for reopening waiver, and Santa Barbara is unsure; investigation into the career of police officer Jeremy Rogers; the Biltmore made an announcement to employees; more on the county's use of Roundup herbicide in creek beds; progress for new Goleta fire station.
August 21, 2020