The county of Santa Barbara will sue UC Santa Barbara over allegations that the university failed to comply with its long-term plan to provide enough housing for its students. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Aug. 30 in closed session to initiate litigation against the Regents of the University of California, alleging UCSB violated Read More →
The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors has voted to use $13.4 million in federal pandemic relief funds for direct assistance to low-income renters who lost income because of COVID-19. The money was part of the stimulus bill approved in December. In Santa Barbara County, it will go toward a three-month rental subsidy up to Read More →
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We went to Goleta’s State of the City luncheon on May 14 and discovered a city in denial. That’s partly because a decade after cityhood, Goleta has not found a winning formula for revitalizing its Old Town shopping district. New food shops and a sprinkling of sidewalk improvements, heavily touted at the event, simply will Read More →