••• As you’ve undoubtedly already heard, “California health officials announced Thursday that all state residents age 16 and above will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccines starting April 15. Residents 50 and above can get their shots beginning April 1.” And the county is onboard. —Independent
••• “After 25 years in business, Instrumental Music [on State Street in San Roque] is taking its final bow and moving forward with plans to shut its doors in April.” (And from the store’s Facebook page: “We will be holding a final inventory sale April 10th 9-6 where you can purchase remaining inventory and store fixtures at discounted prices.”) —Santa Barbara News-Press
••• “In one of the more awkward Santa Barbara City Council meetings in recent memory, the panel voted unanimously to approve a project improving Sola Street for bicyclists [but] a few of the councilmembers expressed frustration, discomfort, and even anger that they had to settle a spat between the city’s Public Works Department and the Historic Landmarks Commission.” —Noozhawk
••• It sounds like more awkwardness is in the forecast: “Santa Barbara City Council member Mike Jordan disclosed on Wednesday that he is supporting commercial developer Barrett Reed’s challenge to colleague and District 4 incumbent Kristen Sneddon in her bid for re-election.” —Newsmakers
••• “The Ventura County Fair has been canceled for 2021,” tweeted KEYT’s John Palminteri.
••• The Daily Mail has a word-vomit of an article about Gwyneth Paltrow’s Montecito renovation.
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