January 6, 2022
Inside the New Australian Walkabout at the Santa Barbara Zoo
Plus: A forthcoming book about Lotusland; Billy Strings is playing two nights at the Santa Barbara Bowl; MarBorg's recycling centers are temporarily closed due to staffing shortages; Bella Vista Drive is now closed till June; anyone know a good vacation rental in Big Sur? 3
April 19, 2021
Southwest Airlines Is Said to Be Adding Two More Destinations to Its Santa Barbara Lineup
Plus: Mollusk's Funk Zone surf shop is moving; architect Jeff Shelton is working on a book about his Santa Barbara buildings; Lotusland art exhibit and auction; why do online shoppers get prime parking spots?
February 23, 2021
January 1, 2021
November 5, 2020
October 10, 2020
Hiking Trails Have Reopened in Los Padres National Forest
Plus: Ace Rivington's store is moving; Seda Custom Skincare is opening a second location; Aman-inspired house also available as a rental; Lotusland's plant auction is online for the first time; plastic-bag recycling bin reappears at Vons; an attempt to address Highway 101 congestion in Pismo Beach.
August 24, 2020
August 13, 2020
A Final Word on Harry and Meghan’s Montecito Estate
Plus: Degeneres burglary thought to be an inside job; new signage at the rebranded Hyatt Centric on E. Cabrillo; Lotusland's Japanese pavilion is open; a UCSB swimmer's 10-mile ocean swim for Covid-19 relief; the city's draft plan to cope with rising sea levels.
July 2, 2020
A New App for Exploring the Channel Islands
And a new trail on Santa Rosa Island. Plus: Proposed demolition of small Shoreline Drive house to make way for something larger; Lotusland invited first responders for a visit; silk masks from Catherine Gee; anti-fog spray at Occhiali; commode camouflage.
June 20, 2020