Botanic Garden

Botanic Garden Fixing Labyrinth

Artist Herb Parker's maze deemed structurally unsound, but should be open again soon. Read story.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The Botanic Garden's Many Fires

Out of the Jesusita's ashes, the nonprofit plans for the future while 60-plus volunteers continue their strike. Read story.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

More Dirt at Botanic Garden

Management continues to clash with striking volunteers. Read story.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Botanic Garden Structures Burned

The Gane House was consumed by the fire, according to reports. Read story.

Originally published 2:53 p.m., May 7, 2009
Updated 10:27 a.m., May 8, 2009

Dirt Flies at Botanic Garden

Volunteers strike to protest key staff layoffs required due to dwindling endowment. Read story.

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Botanic Garden Volunteers on Strike

Fifty-plus volunteers - including the volunteer of the year - stop work for one month to request dialogue with board. Read story.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Botanic Garden Lays Off 10

Spokesperson confirms cuts; cites sliding investments due to economic downturn. Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

County Sued by Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

"Our meadow, our choice," says garden about construction foofaraw. Read story.

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Supes Terminate Terrace

Botanic Garden project ruled to be under historic landmarks committee's sway. Read story.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Historic Landmarks Calls For Historic Design at Botanic Gardens

The Santa Barbara County Historic Landmarks Advisory Commission ruled that the project in the meadow of the Botanic Garden was not exempt from its review. Read story.

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Botanic Graden Development Work Denied

The Santa Barbara County Historic Landmarks Advisory Commission determined that plans for a patio in the meadow of the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden are not in compliance with a county resolution. Read story.

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Botanic Garden Construction Halted

A public uproar has led to the revocation of the building permit. Read story.

Friday, August 17, 2007

Skirmish at Botanic Garden

A new terrace exhibit on the west side of the Meadow area at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is coming under scrutiny from some community members, including members of the county's Historic Landmarks Advisory Commission (HLAC), who say they should have been forewarned that the work on the project was taking place. Read story.

Thursday, August 2, 2007

Water Officials Deny Information to Botanic Garden Neighbors

Read story.

Thursday, June 21, 2007
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