August 25, 2022
Tag: The Surfliner Inn
April 17, 2022
January 13, 2022
Should This Block of State Street Be Closed to Cars?
Other recent news: Carpinterians will get to vote about the proposed Surfliner Inn; new candidates for the state assembly; UCSB will let professors decide whether to teach in person, while SBCC is going remote; vigilante trail closure; trapeze school likely to remain in Vera Cruz Park; Santa Barbara County moves forward on buying a Goleta motel for the homeless; UFOs appear to be drawn to the Channel Islands.
December 4, 2021
Roller Skating and Laser Tag Are Coming to the Old Macy’s Store
Other recent news: Carpinteria city council approved the Surfliner Inn; Santa Barbara County extended its indoor mask mandate; false alarm about local Omicron cases; elected officials are said to be considering a vacancy tax; redistricting narrowed down to three maps; an interview with Jeff Shelton; eight former University of California architects call the proposed Munger Hall a "disaster in the making."
July 25, 2021
A Step Forward for Carpinteria’s Surfliner Inn
Other recent news: Remains found of debris-flow victim Jack Cantin; Santa Barbara has banned natural gas in most new construction projects; debate over solar panels atop a downtown garage; the redistricting process for the county's Board of Supervisors; interview with District 4 candidate Barrett Reed; La Cumbre Mutual Water Company seeks deal with Santa Barbara's desalination plant.
February 26, 2021
Santa Barbara County Rarely Punishes Covid-19 Scofflaws
Other recent news: Carp hotel moves forward; partisan conflict in the county redistricting commission; the history of the Granada Theatre building and the plan for a backlot plaza; protesters try to stop development near the San Marcos Foothills Preserve; Highway 1 repair timeline; artist Jane Gottlieb's passionate embrace of color. 1
December 3, 2020
Imminent New Lockdown for Santa Barbara County
Other recent news: County sheriff dismisses idea of a civilian review board; Ortega Park renovation held up over murals; more on the Surfliner Inn meeting; Hot Springs Road walking path; leaky Summerland wells capped; Atascadero monolith destroyed by vandals; the artist behind the Candy Land house.
December 1, 2020
Where to Get a Covid Test (If They Haven’t Run Out)
Other recent news: Carpinteria residents oppose the plan for a new hotel on Linden Avenue; Santa Barbara County wants visitors and residents who have been out of town to quarantine for two weeks; serious upgrades at two high schools. 1
November 5, 2020