January 28, 2023
Tag: Plaza de Vera Cruz
Plans for a New Jeff Shelton Building Downtown
Plus: Three more Santa Barbara Bowl shows announced; fencing proposed for Plaza de Vera Cruz park; East Beach sewage contamination; Acorn and Oak fitness and wellness studio opening on Hollister Avenue; Romero Canyon bridge is damaged again; group show by a dozen local women artists. 5
March 28, 2022
Grocery Workers Vote to Call a Strike
But no date has been set yet. Other recent news: Branding Santa Barbara as Silicon Riviera; trapeze school to extend its stay in Vera Cruz Park; 332-apartment complex proposed for Goleta; neat houses featured in Santa Barbara magazine; Hearst Castle will finally reopen; Letter Perfect stationery shop has left Coast Village Road; Instagram retools its algorithm to favor video (so sign up for the email newsletter!). 10
January 13, 2022
Should This Block of State Street Be Closed to Cars?
Other recent news: Carpinterians will get to vote about the proposed Surfliner Inn; new candidates for the state assembly; UCSB will let professors decide whether to teach in person, while SBCC is going remote; vigilante trail closure; trapeze school likely to remain in Vera Cruz Park; Santa Barbara County moves forward on buying a Goleta motel for the homeless; UFOs appear to be drawn to the Channel Islands.
December 27, 2021
Everything Inside Botanik Is 50% Off
Plus: Upcoming concerts and events at the Arlington Theatre; public meeting about new recreational programming at Plaza de Vera Cruz; details about the proposed five-building complex off Old Coast Highway; the enhanced intersection of Santa Monica Road and Via Real; "Juxtaposed" show at Sullivan Goss.
September 14, 2021
Last Chance to Vote in the Recall Election
Other recent news: Mesa homeowner uses cameras to help foil burglary; E. Micheltorena condominium sent back to drawing board; monarch butterflies haven't returned to eucalyptus grove illegally cut down three years ago; Santa Barbara Trapeze's use of a public park; estate sale of items owned by Unity Shoppe founder Barbara Tellefson; grassroots effort to stop a farm outside Carpinteria from being developed; upcoming hearings on ExxonMobil’s proposal to restart oil production.
May 14, 2021
The Trapeze School Is Moving Downtown
Other recent news: People who won't return a lost dog to its owners; Santa Barbara Police Department investigation finds no wrongdoing; the Richard Neutra house that caught on fire was destroyed; more Cold Spring School absurdity; Highway 101 wildlife passage delay; could Oxnard and Camarillo airports start allowing commercial flights?; Community Choice Energy approved by the Santa Barbara City Council; California Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles will return this summer; Reseda's semi-secret Cactus Ranch. 1
March 15, 2021
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