April 28, 2021
Tag: Montecito Trails Foundation
Big Estate Sale in Hope Ranch Starts Tomorrow
Plus: An update on the former Mackenzie Market building in San Roque; where the cormorants from Summerland have evidently relocated; unfolded trail maps, suitable for framing; prints of Jeff Shelton's hand-drawn architectural elevations; Santa Barbara Hives is opening a store in Carpinteria.
April 13, 2021
A Huge New Climbing Gym Is Coming to State Street
Plus: Open-air pop-up market at Folly on Santa Claus Lane; Montecito Trails Foundation is selling merch this Saturday; the answer to last week's "Where in Santa Barbara...?"; warnings issued to cars parked near the Hot Springs trailhead; a breathtaking Montecito rental opportunity.
February 11, 2021
The San Ysidro Creek Bridge Is Officially Open
Plus: Granada Theatre penthouse for rent; a tenant at the handsome new Monterey Colonial building on E. De La Guerra; the Cuyama Buckhorn's pool is opening; two more film festival awards; free e-bike demos downtown; a special message for hikers with dogs.
January 25, 2021
Bike-Sharing Launches This Thursday in Santa Barbara
Plus: The zoo's oldest resident has died; an easy way to help small businesses around here; survey about county recreation planning; Southwest airfares; aquatic rehab facility in the works at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital; a big new basement in Montecito; Elings Park tennis office remodel; new renderings of four-story building proposed for De La Vina Street.
January 19, 2021
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
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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