May 15, 2022
Tag: San Ysidro Ranch
Fairview Gardens Has Closed for a “Major Redesign”
More food news: The Kitchen restaurant incubator appears to be off; downtown McDonald's to close in July; special Julia Child–inspired dishes on many menus this week; Provençal dinner by Two Baking Brits at the Daisy; Alma Fonda Fina appears to have hit a snag; Priedite Barbecue is smoking chicken; Hawaiian hot dogs at Hustle & Grind; Ventura's Model Citizen launches Sunday brunch today. 6
December 8, 2021
Olivia Rodrigo and Jack Johnson to Play the Santa Barbara Bowl
Plus: Channel Islands educational center coming to downtown Carpinteria; Richard Thompson at the Lobero; planting underway at the San Ysidro Ranch's botanical garden; Santa Barbara's Louise Lowry Davis Center event space to close for renovations; electric-vehicle rentals delivered to your door.
July 8, 2021
The San Ysidro Ranch Has a New Restaurant
More food news: Expanded summer hours at the Tuesday farmers' market (and a trick for opening plastic bags); more on Augie's tequila bar, opening downtown; what's new at the "biggest little farm"; Wylde Works now has a parklet on State Street; Low Pigeon mugs.
July 5, 2021
New Apartment Complex Proposed for the Former Volkswagen Dealership Downtown
Plus: San Ysidro Ranch has added a miniature golf course; cool house overlooking Hendry's Beach likely to be torn down; site visit to see the Montecito Club's violations firsthand; clarification about what sold at 101 Mesa Lane; Jan and Dean are playing the Lobero. 1
June 23, 2021
A Bunch of New Shows at the Santa Barbara Bowl
Plus: Checking in on the construction of Ty Warner's botanical garden; a visit to OstrichLand USA; sweet shirt design from the Boom Boom Bike Room; Santa Barbara County Farm Day is in September; two jazz concerts at the Lobero Theatre; download your official vaccination record; Sullivan Goss goes "Organic." 8
May 13, 2021
In-N-Out Reopens Today After a Couple Days of Being Tented
More food news: Barb's Pies are now only available to patrons of Venus in Furs; Buena Onda is selling beer and wine; Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church offering Greek food for one weekend only; pop-up dinner at Ventura's Frontside Cafe; the impressive way San Ysidro Ranch dealt with a customer-service issue.
May 10, 2021
Santa Barbara County Is Unlikely to Enter the Yellow Tier This Week
Other recent news: Richard Neutra house on the Riviera damaged by fire; CVS and Walmart pharmacies are offering walk-in Covid-19 vaccinations; San Ysidro Ranch now has a dedicated spa building; Santa Barbara's train station doesn't meet ADA standards.
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