October 31, 2020
Tag: Southern California Edison
In-Person Voting Starts Today
Other recent news: Isla Vista continues to hold the county back; the UCSB editor monitoring the lack of social distancing; Santa Barbara water rates to go up; Mission Canyon trail reopens on weekends; Randall Road Debris Basin funding comes through; Coffee with a Black Guy founder James Joyce III is being encouraged to run for mayor; Westmont bought a building downtown.
July 17, 2020
New Branding for Beachfront Santa Barbara Hotel
Other recent news: CVS and Target will require masks; comet photos; another boutique opening at the Rosewood Miramar Beach; commercial fishing industry pushing for more harbor space; Southern California Edison using helicopters and drones for reconnaissance. 1
July 15, 2020
June 25, 2020
Santa Barbara’s Nordstrom Store Is Officially Closed
Other local news: Cyclists now asked to dismount on parts of State Street; county scaling back plans to expand swimming pool access; Sonos layoffs; proposed increase of electricity rates; school district looking at a "hybrid scenario" for reopening; why a police officer was fired.
April 7, 2020
March 30, 2020
The Tunnel Road Trailhead to Inspiration Point Has Reopened
Plus: New boat-share club opening in Ventura; residential real estate was added to the list of "essential services"; vintage Montecito Police Patrol sign for sale; progress on the Carpinteria phase of the 101 widening project; New England–style house sold.
March 20, 2020
February 3, 2020
The City of Santa Barbara Has Enough Water for Two Years
Other local news: Exactly how dangerous is Highway 154?; Jesusita Trail closing for renovations a few days this week; sailboat ran ashore in front of the yacht club; historic non-profit meeting space reopens; Mid-State Fair concert lineup.
January 22, 2020
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Bought Another House
Two houses and a condo, actually. Other recent news: Uber is letting drivers at Santa Barbara Airport set their own fares; indoor-cycling studio at the La Cumbre mall; Southern California Edison accused of dumping debris into Mission Creek; Eastside Library reopens.
November 16, 2019
Improvements to California’s Insurance of Last Resort
Other recent news: Private helistop rejected; final election results; has the cannabis industry bought favor with Carp school officials?; power company settles public-entity fire/debris flow claims; San Ysidro roundabout; Funk Zone parking vote; Montecito watershed masterplan; Carp dog park.