Tentative plans to put a luxury home longer than a football field on top of a ridge at the southern gateway to the Gaviota Coast came to a grinding-though perhaps temporary-halt this week. For nearly three hours on Tuesday, June 19, Santa Barbara County supervisors struggled to make sense of an occasionally heated three-way version of "he said/she said" among their own staff, the advocates of the 13,333-square-foot Ballantyne home, and those opposed to the construction of the massive single-family home. Read story.
Thursday, June 21, 2007
On Tuesday, November 7, the county will decide whether to sell off part of the Gaviota Coast's Baron Ranch in order to make room for public access. Here's the lowdown on that deal. Read story.