May 8, 2022
Tag: Montecito Association
Pay-By-Phone Now Available at Downtown Parking Lots
Other recent news: Groundbreaking for the Michael Towbes Library Plaza; county Covid-19 cases are rising but hospitalizations are stable; Chick-fil-A's traffic-mitigation plan got sent back to the drawing board; updates on the Hot Springs trailhead parking brouhaha.
December 6, 2021
One of the World’s Wealthiest People Bought the Hotel Santa Barbara
Plus: Rumor kiboshed about Montecito's Upper Village; former White House photographer Pete Souza and comedian Paula Poundstone will be at the Lobero; raft of thefts from car trunks; streetwear shop CRSVR is returning to State Street; a Coast Village Road gallery has closed. 1
October 13, 2021
Inside the Stylish New Shop on State Street
Plus: What's up with the Best Western Plus hotel near La Cumbre; Coast Village Road trick-or-treating is back on this year; a former UCSB tennis player's new fitness business; the Montecito Association is planning a Christmas parade; when your neighbor loves baseball too much; do you recognize this dome? 3
May 5, 2021
Back-to-Back Roundabouts Proposed for Highway 101’s Cabrillo Interchange
The preliminary design for the stretch of Highway 101 between Olive Mill and Salinas Street replaces the left exit at Cabrillo with a right one, and it adds a new roundabout—which could end up making three in a row along Cabrillo Boulevard. 2
April 15, 2021
April 13, 2021
Proposed State Legislation Could Dramatically Increase Housing Density
Other recent news: Santa Barbara City Council considers cracking down on homeless and investing in housing; the Montecito Club reopened with new amenities; what's up with the former Enterprise Fish Co. building; dismal tourism tax revenues.
March 16, 2021
Santa Barbara County Is Back in the Red Tier
Other recent news: SBPD chief puts subject of Los Angeles Magazine article on leave; homeless camps cleaned out; oil piers at Haskell's Beach getting decommissioned; recent buyer of Mimosa Lane compound revealed; is Cabrillo Boulevard heading for trouble?
December 1, 2020
Where to Get a Covid Test (If They Haven’t Run Out)
Other recent news: Carpinteria residents oppose the plan for a new hotel on Linden Avenue; Santa Barbara County wants visitors and residents who have been out of town to quarantine for two weeks; serious upgrades at two high schools. 1
November 20, 2020