When Will Santa Barbara Junior High’s Flagpole Be Replaced?

Can you find out when the flagpole at Santa Barbara Junior High is going to be replaced? —L.

Last January, the school’s wooden flagpole had to be removed after someone tried to cut it down with a saw. (The culprit was subsequently arrested.) The pole was believed to have been there since the 1930s.

The good news is that progress is imminent. “We are currently in the final stages of the project and contractors will begin working on the installation of the new foundation over winter break,” says principal Arielle Curry. “The hope is that the flagpole replacement will be completed by the end of January.”

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Previous Burning Questions:
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••• Why is the Hermosillo exit on the 101 closed?
••• Has Victor the Florist closed for good?
••• Why are the city’s parking lots scanning license plates?
••• What’s inside Paseo Nuevo’s State Street tower?
••• What’s the point of these markings on Laguna Street?
••• Why is there a giant red shoe off Highway 101?
••• Is Timbers Restaurant in Goleta really going to reopen?
••• Will the Dorinda Triangle ever get beautified?
••• Are we no longer allowed on the SBHS baseball field?
••• What does “SBTP” on this post mean?
••• What’s up with the “no e-bike” signs on local trails?
••• Why is Franceschi House in a holding pattern?
••• Why is there a train station inside this State Street storefront?
••• What’s happening with this derelict house in Summerland?
••• Is there a story behind Lucky Penny’s bell?
••• Why is there wood on some power lines?
••• Can you explain how sundowner winds work?
••• Why is there a pressure cooker attached to this utility pole?
••• What’s this concrete ramp thing on East Beach?
••• Why does “USA” get written on the street?
••• What are those poles in the ocean near the Ritz-Carlton Bacara?
••• Are people really allowed to set fires in the middle of Montecito?
••• What’s the story with the half-finished lot next to the Montecito Country Mart? 


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