Public Comment Open for Carpool Lane Report

Caltrans has completed its Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Highway 101 lane expansion project between Bailard Avenue in Carpinteria and Sycamore Creek in Santa Barbara. The report can be reviewed by the public on the Caltrans Web site and at four locations on the South Coast: the Santa Barbara Central Library, the Carpinteria City Library, the Montecito Branch Library, and the Santa Barbara Eastside Library. Caltrans’ public meetings on the plan to add carpool lanes will be held at the Montecito Country Club on April 24 from 5-8:30 p.m. and at the Carpinteria High School Cafeteria on April 25, 5-8:30 p.m.

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

Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

Dos Pueblos High School Stirs Political Pot

Senior-class picture features MAGA and LIBERALS!

Community Forum Provides Updates on Immigration Enforcement

About 9 percent of people in Santa Barbara County are undocumented.

Santa Barbara Launches Interactive Street Sweep Map

Users can identify dates, times, and routes for street sweeping by address and colored areas.

Santa Barbara Zoo Bids Farewell to Beloved Elephant

Sujatha passes away at 47 years old.

Disaster Relief Rundown for Santa Barbara 

A tally of nonprofit giving since the Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow.