••• “The Earl Warren Showgrounds will host the annual Santa Barbara Fair & Expo this year, June 23-27. The Covid-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the fair last year, and it was looking like the popular event would get nixed again. […] But in a stroke of good fortune, the carnival organizers approached Earl Warren Showgrounds officials to offer their services in June, after the expected reopening of events in California.” —Noozhawk (photo courtesy Santa Barbara Fair & Expo)
••• You can now walk in and get a Covid-19 vaccine at various spots in the county. —Independent
••• The owner of a Channel Drive property began cutting down a eucalyptus tree where cormorants were nesting, reported KEYT, but it was paused “when concerned residents said nesting birds were ‘frantic.’”
••• “The U.S. Census Bureau released the first set of 2020 census data on Monday, but the local data used for city and county redistricting will be delayed until the end of September. […] While Santa Barbara County and its cities have already started forming redistricting committees, the delay in the local census data puts the jurisdictions in a time crunch to meet redistricting deadlines.” —Noozhawk
••• “Mujeres Makers Market, a pop-up market that showcases the work of local women of color, who range in cultural and racial backgrounds […] is slated for [today] from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the parking lot of Big Brand Tire & Service on Milpas Street. It will feature 28 vendors from the Santa Barbara area selling a variety of items, including handmade jewelry, vintage wares, baked goods, bath products, ceramics, and more. There also will be music, snacks for sale, a photo booth, and a raffle.” Love these lucha libre ring dishes by Sola Ceramics. —Independent
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