County Staff Will Probe Deeper into Coral Casino Issue

After hearing statements on 6/22 from several members of the Coral Casino concerned that their club was no longer private but instead overrun by guests of the neighboring Biltmore Hotel, the Montecito Planning Commission said the issue needed a deeper look by county staff. Questions from members arose shortly after Ty Warner, who also owns the Biltmore, bought the Coral Casino and planned major renovations. Since the club’s reopening in 2008, many members have had concerns about Warner following the guidelines under which he was supposed to operate the club.

To submit a comment on this article, email or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email

event calendar sponsored by:

Evacuees Across Santa Barbara County Allowed Back Home This Evening

Mandatory evacuation order lifted for all burn areas.

New Scam Involves ‘Ground Stability Testing’

Fake 'land tech' tried to enter a home on the Westside.

Family Sues Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office for Wrongful Death

Five deputies shot Bryan Carreño 20 times.

County Race for Auditor-Controller Heats Up

An unexpected bloodbath erupts between Jen Christensen and Betsy Schaffer.

Gun Restraining Order Used 20 Times in Santa Barbara County

Only Los Angeles County used the order more frequently.