January 14, 2024
Tag: Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara
Quality Inn Slated to Become “Permanent Affordable Housing”
Plus: New "luxury piercing studio" in the Funk Zone; what's in store for 801 State Street; Hope Ranch palm tree replacement; Victoria Market painting; Scott Johnson art exhibit at the Architectural Foundation; exploring the bike path linking Santa Claus Lane and Carpinteria Avenue. 16
October 2, 2023
Sansum Clinic Has Begun Its Merger With Sutter Health
Other recent news: Plans for a bike lane and transit service on the State Street Promenade; the Katy Perry/Orlando Bloom real estate trial is underway; Modoc Road bike path progress; Santa Barbara Unified School District to build employee housing; Planning Commission chairperson rips the city council over the housing crisis.
August 21, 2023
Montecito Mercantile Has Closed
Plus: The State Street Advisory Committee is meeting again today; Adirondack chairs placed here and there on the State Street Promenade; new adventure park in the Santa Ynez Valley; the Housing Authority's building on E. Cota Street is almost done; a weekend parking deal for locals. 12
June 20, 2022
Construction on Three New Roundabouts Should Start in Coming Months
Plus: Activity at the former Victor the Florist storefront; Suzanne Vega to play the Lobero; "Sea and Summit" at Marcia Burtt Gallery; new renderings of the Santa Barbara Police Department headquarters, 250-room Funk Zone hotel, affordable housing on N. La Cumbre, and Birnam Wood's pool and gym; E-Bikery is moving from State Street.
December 16, 2021
Where Pilates Meets High-Intensity Training
Plus: Groundbreaking for a 28-unit apartment building across from the farmers' market; a renovated and rebranded Malibu hotel; clarification about an Equestrian Avenue townhouse; the Miramar's Christmas tree promotion; a new organization called ARTS District Santa Barbara; El Rancho Carpintero's custom hats. 1