January 9, 2022
Tag: Santa Barbara County Public Works Department
Is Santa Barbara Going to Introduce Residential Compost Bins?
"Lots of Southern California cities are starting to provide compost trash cans to help cut back on CO2 emissions caused by food waste disposed in landfills and comply with California's SB1383 law. Couldn’t find anything online about it happening here." —C. 1
January 16, 2020
Bristol Farms Construction to Restart After Two-Month Delay
Other local news: Snow forecast for the Grapevine, which could mean traffic here; the stalled state of the Bellosguardo Foundation; burn-area sediment will be dumped at beaches in Goleta and Carp; Montecito resident working on a walking-path map; Westerlay Orchids is expanding. 1
September 19, 2019
The Helistop Applicant Thinks Opponents Are Just Jealous of His Wealth
And in other local news: The Montecito Motor Classic is this Sunday (in Carpinteria); Ashley Road bridge should be finished in December; what various Montecito-related acronyms mean; the forthcoming renovation of the Montecito YMCA.
September 11, 2019
Is the Bridge Over San Ysidro Creek Ever Going to Get Repaired?
"Are there any plans to fix the bridge that used to link San Ysidro Lane and E. Mountain Drive, before the debris flow destroyed it?" asks F. "It was a handy way for residents on the E. Mountain side to reach the Ranch for dinner." Here's a report on the project's status.
September 1, 2019
The Interminable Renovation of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art
In other recent news: An update on flood-control projects in Montecito; Goleta to get a new 132-room hotel; Heal the Ocean's program to recycle Styrofoam; the Old Firehouse building in Montecito changed hands; tiny libraries on State Street.