Santa Barbara mayor concerned about city’s lack of enough revenue
Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider shared a lot of positive news in her state of the city address at the Lobero Theater on March 22 but said the city’s lack of enough revenue is concerning. Schneider said she was encouraged by lower State Street’s growth on Cabrillo Boulevard, with construction of the MOXI museum and Read More →
Editorial: Santa Barbara politicos trade places as fiscal clock ticks
Santa Barbara County Supervisor Peter Adam and Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider are an unlikely political pairing.
At annual address, SB leaders say city is going strong
As Santa Barbara continues its upward climb out of the Great Recession, civic leaders are working hard to make sure the city remains a hub for startup businesses and tourism. City Administrator Jim Armstrong told a crowd of business leaders gathered at the Fess Parker Doubletree Resort on March 21 that despite the economic downturn, Read More →
Editorial: Schneider’s tax will take a big toll
Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider has chosen a stick-and-stick approach to filling a budget shortfall and reforming public pensions.