December 10, 2022
Tag: Ritz-Carlton Bacara
November 11, 2022
Local Official Participated in the January 6 Mob
Other recent news: No surprises in election results so far; Santa Barbara News-Press dropped its Sunday edition; Santa Barbara's city attorney was terminated; $530 million value assigned to the Ritz-Carlton Bacara; Coast Village Road urgent care opens this week; TV producer Marcy Carsey expanded her Montecito holdings; Ojai Valley Lavender Festival is moving to Santa Barbara; new kids' store in Goleta; developer of a Buellton bowling alley complex is throwing in the towel. 16
September 15, 2022
Coast Village Road Parklets to Be Limited to Two Parking Spaces
Other recent news: The plan to turn the Palms in Carpinteria into a hotel has fallen through; cannabis farms accused of improperly drawing water from the Santa Ynez River; Patagonia's founder is donating the company to charity; new beach structure underway at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara; mall storefronts being used as gallery spaces; the history of a house on Garcia Road.
September 5, 2022
The Sketchbooks of Jimmy Thompson
Raised in Conejo Valley and based in L.A., artist Jimmy Thompson visits this area regularly. "I feel far away, even though it's relatively close," he says. "There's something in the air, I guess, that makes me feel relaxed—and I think it shows in the pieces." 3
May 18, 2022
QAD Is Looking to Sell Its Spectacular Campus
Other recent news: Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden bought in Ennisbrook; the Ritz-Carlton Bacara was sold; pelicans are experiencing a mysterious health problem; Amtrak passengers will be allowed to take pets on the Pacific Surfliner; De La Vina buildings to be seized by eminent domain; Milpas Street apartment complex grows to 82 units; Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker got married here.
June 13, 2021
A Former Tech CEO Is Opening a Restaurant and Bar on Coast Village Road
More food news: Long-delayed Riviera Bar is finally getting ready to debut; Old Town Coffee will take Hook & Press's space on State Street; Rascal's moved up the date of its Venus in Furs residency; food-and-beverage changes at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara; Wingstop opening in Isla Vista; gelato shop coming to Solvang. 1
October 8, 2020
Santa Barbara Weighs More Affordable Housing for New Developments
Other recent news: Congressperson Salud Carbajal contracted Covid-19, likely from a senator who attended the infamous White House event; Cameron Ely's shooting declared a justifiable homicide despite evidence to the contrary; the state has added a "health equity metric" for reopening; virus outbreak at Santa Maria nursing facility; Bacara and the Haskell's Beach homeless problem; Santa Ynez Valley cannabis appeal denied; Milpas geyser; candidate Wendy Sims-Moten.
September 5, 2020
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