July 20, 2024
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Street Smarts: Rite Aid is the latest retail casualty on Santa Barbara’s State Street


Downtown Santa Barbara’s woes continue with the closing of the Rite Aid at 825 State Street. The store was hardly a gem — it badly needed renovation, among other things. But it did sport an ice cream counter and a compassionate pharmacist, and it provided walking-distance prescriptions and personal items for hundreds of workers on…


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