March 30, 2022
Tag: La Cumbre Plaza
March 12, 2022
Cannabis Revenue Is Projected to Be 33 Percent Less Than Forecast
Other recent news: Santa Barbara looks at raising parking rates; cruise ships are expected to return this month; judge rules against Randall Road Debris Basin holdout; board of supervisors voted to nix ExxonMobil's trucking plan; Cottage Hospital's emergency room is getting renovated; possible name change for the Music Academy of the West; fires banned in the Santa Barbara front country; the Rite Aid on State Street has closed; Republican candidate for state assembly; what life is like for a Montecito real estate agent. 1
February 19, 2022
The Sears Building in La Cumbre Plaza Has a Second New Tenant
Other recent news: Santa Barbara appointed a new city administrator; the Kimpton Goodland Goleta hotel got rebranded; county supervisors look to create more recreational access; choppy waters for Carpinteria's skate park; another big cannabis farm approved; Goleta's ban on flavored tobacco will be put to a vote; remembering movie producer/director Ivan Reitman; Pacific Paper has moved to Oxnard.
January 31, 2022
The City Wants to Punish Chick-fil-A for Customers’ Bad Behavior
Other recent news: Ritz-Carlton Bacara massage therapist accused of sexual assault; Miss Daisy's Consignment store has plans for jazz concerts and fashion shows at its store in the former Sears building; a Broadway producer bought in Montecito; cannabis farm proposed next to Pence Vineyards backs down. 6
January 13, 2022
A New Tenant for the Sears Building at La Cumbre Plaza
Plus: A peek inside the roller rink opening on State Street; the Magic Castle Cabaret space is said to be getting a new chapter; Hueneme Supply Co. is moving into the old Tent Merchant compound; updates on Highway 101's Sheffield ramps; recycling centers have reopened; major price cut on Ortega Ridge; good housepeeking at a historic $95,000-per-month rental. 1
January 11, 2022
December 14, 2021
Is Something Big Brewing at La Cumbre Plaza?
Other recent news: Record-breaking rainfall in Santa Barbara County; an updated storm impact consideration map was released; statewide indoor mask mandate; Santa Barbara moves toward regulating sidewalk vendors; work completed on a Summerland Beach oil well; decommissioning of Platform Holly has restarted. 5
August 6, 2021
In-N-Out Burger Will Likely Open in Buellton
More food news: Centennial Beer Hall, in the former Mercury Lounge space, says it's close to opening; more tasting-room musical chairs in the Funk Zone; the push to save the Sweet Wheel Farm; a new restaurant is coming to La Cumbre Plaza; Bristol Farms is celebrating its Santa Barbara store's first anniversary; S.Y. Kitchen's new courtyard.
July 11, 2021
Travel In and Out of Santa Barbara Is Way Up
Other recent news: The Planning Commission insists on changes from the Montecito Club; a new location for this fall's California Avocado Festival; Marymount School has changed its name; Floyd Mayweather boxing studio opening here; two brothers have picked up tons of garbage this summer; News-Press rebuked by the National Labor Relations Board; the restoration of All Saints-by-the-Sea church is complete.
February 12, 2021
More on the Beer Garden Opening in the Funk Zone
More food news: One of Starbucks's State Street locations is going to close; Finch & Fork now serving on the roof; Wingstop chain open at La Cumbre Plaza; Solvang's Coast Range restaurant will have vacation rentals upstairs; an intriguing new food hall in Camarillo.