November 22, 2023
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Dubroff: Leadership on tech, housing needed to fix Santa Barbara’s woes


Henry Dubroff
Henry Dubroff As ballots hit mailboxes in early October for Santa Barbara’s off-year mayoral election, there’s little relief in sight for the city’s struggling State Street core. Storefront vacancies are bad and likely to get worse, beefed up policing has not stymied aggressive panhandlers and the city is betting on a sales tax increase, also…


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