January 19, 2021
Tag: Montecito Trails Foundation
What’s Up With the “No E-Bike” Signs on Local Trails?
"A friend saw these signs today, and they make no sense to us," wrote PJ. "Mountain bikers only use pedal assist while going uphill—going downhill, without pedal assist, they're going at the same speed as a friction bike. (Even with pedal assist, you can't go fast uphill as it’s too steep in Santa Barbara.) Wondering if you know anything...." 2
January 14, 2021
December 21, 2020
December 11, 2020
December 3, 2020
Imminent New Lockdown for Santa Barbara County
Other recent news: County sheriff dismisses idea of a civilian review board; Ortega Park renovation held up over murals; more on the Surfliner Inn meeting; Hot Springs Road walking path; leaky Summerland wells capped; Atascadero monolith destroyed by vandals; the artist behind the Candy Land house.
October 20, 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.
September 30, 2020
Forest Closure Extended Yet Again
Plus: New York City home store opening in Montecito; Governor Newsom signed the bill banning many rat poisons; 30 new electric-vehicle charging stations at a downtown garage; grants for small businesses coping with Covid-19; royals deny reality show report.
September 5, 2020
July 29, 2020