March 4, 2022
Tag: Santa Barbara Museum of Art
An Update on the City’s Bikeshare Program
Other recent news: A positive L.A. Times review for the Van Gogh show; board of supervisors gives in to the cannabis industry once again; county district attorney won't seek re-election; call for exhibitions at the upcoming Santa Barbara Fair & Expo; healthcare company signs big lease downtown; the Sea Center on Stearns Wharf reopens March 12; more changes in state mask guidelines.
February 13, 2022
Seven-Foot-Tall Sunflower Sculptures Proposed for State Street
Plus: Over-the-top Valentine's Day decorations on Foothill Road; plans to tear down a 20-year-old estate on Picacho Lane; the 747 Designs shop is having a big sale before it closes; this year's Santa Barbara International Film Festival slate; a revised take on a big Eucalyptus Hill house. 1
September 28, 2021
August 29, 2021
Increased Speed-Limit Enforcement in Highway 101 Construction Zones
Plus: Another hint that the Biltmore and Coral Casino could be splitting up; antiques store opening in Montecito; rare white abalone spotted off Santa Cruz Island; reading by writer T.C. Boyle; more on the inflatable elephant art project; Santa Barbara Airport parking signage.
July 21, 2021
A Settlement in the Matter of the Derelict Summerland House
Plus: You can finally see the results of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art's six-year renovation; in June, Santa Barbara hotel rooms were 20% more expensive than in 2019; an update on the revamping of Dwight Murphy Field; Paul Thorn and Will Breman at the Lobero; in search of black-and-white photography. 4
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
March 17, 2020
Give Burn Areas a Chance to Dry Out Before You Hike
Plus: City recreation facilities are closed; Lotusland, Riviera Theatre, and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art are on hiatus; real-estate agents' caravan is off; Island Packers suspends trips for a while; help spruce up the Sespe Wilderness trails; two recent sales of note.
January 29, 2020
Will Oprah Winfrey Add to Her Montecito Estate?
Plus: The Montecito Association is handing out coronavirus masks; contemporary group show at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art; how to weigh in on potential Milpas Street improvements; Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced next year's dates.
January 9, 2020
December 27, 2019