April 27, 2021
Tag: San Marcos Foothills Preserve
The Latest on the Effort to Buy San Marcos Foothills Land
Other recent news: California on the verge of allowing cyclists to roll through stop signs; closed block of W. Victoria to be reopened to eastbound traffic; gas station in the works for former Goleta café space; Santa Barbara's electric shuttles may not restart service; White Buffalo Land Trust buys Jalama Canyon Ranch with plans for regenerative agriculture.
April 9, 2021
Impressive New Craft Studio Opening Downtown
Plus: Gorjana jewelry shop has opened in Montecito; Highway 1 repairs to be completed by April 30; aquarium store Aquatic Jewels opening imminently; price cut and renderings for semi-finished estate; tours of the San Marcos Foothills; book of movie recommendations from the Santa Barbara International Festival; the State Street Advisory Committee seeks members.
April 8, 2021
Update on the Quest to Buy Part of the San Marcos Foothills
Other recent news: More on the ongoing closure of the Biltmore; Santa Barbara Unified School District to fully reopen; Goleta’s Storke Plaza to get redone; interview with former mayor Sheila Lodge; residents use stimulus money to plant community garden.
March 11, 2021
San Marcos Foothills Preservationists Have 90 Days to Raise $20 Million
Other recent news: Gauging how many county residents have been vaccinated to date; Santa Barbara city secondary schools will reopen when we reach the red tier; county creates more Safe Parking spaces for the homeless; Randy Rowse joins the mayoral race; grocery store owners must retrieve their shopping carts; interview with city council member Alejandra Gutierrez; Montecito residents band together to keep pharmacy in local hands; what's up at the Big Yellow House in Summerland; photos of last night's crazy weather downtown. 2
February 26, 2021
Santa Barbara County Rarely Punishes Covid-19 Scofflaws
Other recent news: Carp hotel moves forward; partisan conflict in the county redistricting commission; the history of the Granada Theatre building and the plan for a backlot plaza; protesters try to stop development near the San Marcos Foothills Preserve; Highway 1 repair timeline; artist Jane Gottlieb's passionate embrace of color. 1
February 1, 2021
Two More Summerland Beach Wells Will Get Capped
Other recent news: Update on the effort to stop development next to the San Marcos Foothills Preserve; James Joyce III joins the mayoral race; Peanuts Maternity & Kids shop is closing; commercial eviction moratorium extended; adapting Goleta Beach Park to rising sea levels; new thrift store in Goleta.
October 6, 2020
Rob and Sheryl Lowe Sold Their Very Pretty Estate for $45.5 Million
Other recent news: Million-dollar donation promised to San Marcos Foothills Preserve campaign; Patrick Nesbitt's estate, last listed at $65 million, is headed to auction; Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. filed for bankruptcy reorganization.
September 13, 2020