May 27, 2021
Tag: Santa Barbara Bowl
Progress on the Red Shoe Mystery
Plus: Santa Barbara's EF Education First seeks people to host international students for a few weeks this summer; Roger Daltrey is playing the Bowl; Robin Gowen paintings at Sullivan Goss; new resource centers for pet owners who could use assistance; Los Padres National Forest fire restrictions. 3
May 23, 2021
How the Hilltop Barons Made Santa Barbara What It Is Today
Plus: A new slate of shows at the Lobero Theatre; My Morning Jacket to play the Bowl; SeaVees footwear sale; another look at the "Balinese farmhouse" currently on the market; what the Montecito Water District's radio collector devices will look like; ticks spotted on front-country trails; progress on a bike trail through Carpinteria.
May 16, 2021
Shop for Tweens Opening in Montecito’s Upper Village
Plus: California is once again allowing open houses; East Camino Cielo has reopened; Phish is playing the Santa Barbara Bowl; two interesting developments in Los Alamos, including a three-room motel comprising three historic structures relocated to the site; the answer to last week's "Where in Santa Barbara...?" 1
May 11, 2021
A Visit to the Santa Barbara Bird Sanctuary
Plus: Covet is now open at the Montecito Country Mart; video of a bear's recent visit to a Montecito house; a beef with the Santa Barbara Bowl's ticketing platform; comedian Sebastian Maniscalco to perform here; a warning about oleander and eucalyptus.
May 7, 2021
Mollusk’s New Shop Is Even Cooler Than the First One
Plus: More Mesa fell out of escrow; two more fall shows at the Santa Barbara Bowl; new-ish used record store on State Street; another big UCSB lease downtown; reopening date for the Santa Barbara Museum of Art; the answer to last week's "Where in Santa Barbara...?" 1
April 22, 2021
The Santa Barbara Bowl Has Resumed Announcing New Shows
Plus: Laundromat building on De La Vina to receive a fancy renovation; a new local news-and-opinion outlet; the former Mount Calvary Monastery & Retreat House got another price cut; petition for a better aquatics center at the revamped Ortega Park.
September 19, 2020
Eight-Acre Cannabis Farm Proposed for Carpinteria
Plus: First glimpse of the stone-tower house being built on East Valley Road; Santa Barbara Airport expansion; construction has started on the Las Positas/Modoc bike and pedestrian path; new date for John Legend's Santa Barbara Bowl show.
June 15, 2020
Montecito’s Most Interesting House Has Taken a New Turn
Plus: How to voice opposition to Pat Nesbitt's private helispot; Cuyama collaboration yields nifty T-shirts to benefit Black Lives Matter; new shop at the Rosewood Miramar Beach; Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit's Santa Barbara Bowl show has been rescheduled; is that a viewing pavilion under construction way up Hot Springs Road?
March 12, 2020
Social Distancing Comes to Santa Barbara
The Riviera Theatre is limiting audience size; the public library is canceling events; Slightly Stoopid is coming to the Santa Barbara Bowl; MarBorg will soon rent hand-sanitizer stations; Cottage Hospital has COVID-19 test kits; toilet-paper hoarding continues; a free house.
February 25, 2020
Owner of Three Dry Cleaners Resists Push to Hand Over Customers’ Data
Plus: Bright Eyes will play the Santa Barbara Bowl; slow-motion video of last weekend's hailstorm; two recent sales of note; forest bathing class at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden; the pros and cons of a Cielito spec renovation.