September 23, 2022
Tag: Jeff Shelton
September 9, 2022
Planned Parenthood’s Big Annual Book Sale Is Coming Up
Plus: A show of work by architects who are also artists; three Highway 101 off-ramps are due to reopen soon; Montecito Collective has expanded with a second shop; new pet-relief area at Santa Barbara Airport in the works; shoe store opening on State Street; the answer to last week's "Where in Santa Barbara...?"
September 4, 2022
Tomorrow Is the West Wind Drive-In Theater’s Last Day
Plus: Chapel for sale; interior shots of the wild underground house on Pepper Hill and Jeff Shelton's round stone tower; the reopening of the Butterfly Lane pedestrian undercrossing got pushed back; Kevin Costner at the airport; the Pad climbing gym kiboshed its State Street plans; a visit to new refillable shop Sunkissed Pantry. 1
June 5, 2022
State Street Hotel Project Has Been Put on the Market
Plus: Free opera rehearsal outside the courthouse today; another Jeff Shelton house is in the works; Carpinteria's two Motel 6 properties have been sold; a longer explanation for the closure of Fairview Gardens; paintings by Orit Fuchs at Maune Contemporary; amusing sign in Los Alamos.
March 23, 2022
Jeff Shelton’s Revamp of the State Street Undercrossing Will Start This Summer
Other recent news: Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network's new hospital has opened; consultant working on State Street Promenade could cost twice much as estimated; county sheriff Bill Brown is running for a fifth term; Carpinteria redistricting update; Santa Barbara Kite Festival is back on.
March 2, 2022
30-Room Automated Hotel in the Works for Garden Street
Plus: Update on the State Street undercrossing revamp; three more Santa Barbara Bowl shows, including the Chicks; chic Santa Ynez store popping up in Montecito; ribbon-cutting for the Las Positas-Modoc Road Multiuse Path; where to buy Jeff Shelton's book; what happened to the Four Freedoms murals on Anacapa Street. 4
December 12, 2021
First Look Inside a Jeff Shelton Farmhouse
Plus: The bridge in the Casa Dorinda Open Space has been replaced; Caffe Luxxe was the victim of a smash-and-grab; renderings for a sexy Brutalist house in Carpinteria; Anacapa Architecture is moving to a State Street storefront; a new chapter for the former Avis building in the Funk Zone. 1
December 4, 2021
Roller Skating and Laser Tag Are Coming to the Old Macy’s Store
Other recent news: Carpinteria city council approved the Surfliner Inn; Santa Barbara County extended its indoor mask mandate; false alarm about local Omicron cases; elected officials are said to be considering a vacancy tax; redistricting narrowed down to three maps; an interview with Jeff Shelton; eight former University of California architects call the proposed Munger Hall a "disaster in the making."
December 1, 2021
A Production Designer Has Opened a Stylish Shop
Plus: Lots of great vendors at the Victoria Court holiday market; the Goo Goo Dolls play the Bowl next fall; what's happening at Summerland's gas station; pop-up gallery on De La Guerra Plaza from Oat Bakery's Louise Ulrich; Slingshot/Alpha Art Studio is moving; three new local books for your gift list. 1
October 24, 2021
When the Inn at Mattei’s Tavern Is Now Expected to Open
Plus: The first exhibit of Huguette Clark’s artwork since 1929; the giant red stiletto's backstory; upgrades to Casa Las Palmas in Chase Palm Park; mystery activity at the corner of De La Vina and Mission; that time Jeff Shelton made a giant pencil; a peek inside the Pepper Hill mound house.