$200,000 Grant Approved for Climate Change Study for S.B. Coastline

A $200,000 Coastal Conservancy grant okayed by the supervisors on 7/1 will allow the county, over the next two years, to look at how climate change could affect Santa Barbara’s coastal areas and seaside infrastructure. County staff will model possible scenarios to pinpoint which spots are most susceptible. The money ​— ​coupled with $50,000 from the county and $22,000 from the Nature Conservancy ​— ​will pay for the first phase of a two-part program, which will focus more on policy; the county will seek out a similar grant for the second phase.

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Damaged Bridge Repairs Delayed

March, June, and July given as possible completion dates by Caltrans for six bridges along the 192 ...

Natural History Museum Begins Vertebrate Preservation Project

The project will move 45,000 specimens into bug-proof conservation boxes.

Santa Barbara Joins in on 2019 Women’s March

Santa Barbara participates in annual national Women’s March on Saturday.

Federal Workers Get Utility Bill Break from Lompoc

City decides to extend utility due dates for federal employees during government shutdown.

Have a Thorny Saturday with the Rose Society

Annual Mission Rose Garden Pruning takes place January 19; volunteers invited to bring shears and gloves.