October 22, 2020
Tag: Paseo Nuevo
Summerland’s Farmer & the Flea Is Back This Sunday
More food news: Satellite's special Mexican dinner; My Homies Kitchen is serving fresh, affordable food on Tuesdays at La Casa de la Raza; new coffee shop at Paseo Nuevo; Surf ’n’ Suds Beer Fest is now online; nearly 80 wineries oppose BID proposal.
September 27, 2020
Red-Tier Reopenings Are Expected to Happen This Tuesday
Other recent news: A rundown of local candidates; rating school-board candidates; new system to protect whales from ships; Board of Supervisors rejects grand jury accusations; resort with five golf courses proposed for Vandenberg Air Force Base; civilians sought for police-review board; opposition to Los Olivos bridge demolition.
September 21, 2020
Paseo Nuevo’s Attempt to Extend Its Lease Hits a Snag
Other recent news: Mission Canyon trail to be closed for Southern California Edison repair work; Cottage Health's new urgent-care center in Goleta; free drive-through flu shots; school-board candidates Wendy Sims-Moten and Devany Bechler.
September 1, 2020
Isla Vista Is Poised to Drag the County’s Reopening Down
Other recent news: A long look at the Paseo Nuevo deal; Roger the Scanner Guy is retiring from Edhat; Montecito man sentenced to three years in prison for fraud; state bill to allow subdivision of residential lots stalled; another school-board candidate Q&A.
August 25, 2020
Casa Blanca Appears to Have Closed
More food news: Two new taquerias; praise for Noemi's Roman-style pizza; Caruso's has gone entirely prix fixe; a standout tartine at The Lark; Drunken Crab clarification; Revolver profile ands review; Paseo Nuevo closures; proposed fee on bottle purchases at county tasting rooms.
August 4, 2020
July 31, 2020
Biltmore Employees Are Planning a Protest March
Plus: The route for the Fiesta car parade; Paseo Nuevo seeks pop-ups for empty stores, including the former L'Occitane one; proposed new five-story, 31,000-square-foot building on W. Anapamu; UCLA Health clinic on Coast Village Road; new Shoreline Drive house in the works. 1
July 23, 2020
Sorrell Design Is Closing Up Shop After 41 Years
Plus: The Miniso store on State Street is closed; Giannetti Home is leaving its pretty downtown location; police detain man who fell asleep in his car while holding a gun; Santa Barbara Historical Museum will reopen as an outdoor museum. 1
July 10, 2020
County Covid-19 Hospitalizations Hit New High
Other recent news: Carpinteria freeway project completed five months early; a push to extend State Street experiment; memorial to black people killed in the U.S.; Viva store opened in Paseo Nuevo; leasing companies report stable demand for student housing; five Chumash Casino employees have tested positive.
June 25, 2020
Santa Barbara’s Nordstrom Store Is Officially Closed
Other local news: Cyclists now asked to dismount on parts of State Street; county scaling back plans to expand swimming pool access; Sonos layoffs; proposed increase of electricity rates; school district looking at a "hybrid scenario" for reopening; why a police officer was fired.