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The Ongoing Saga of the Miramar

Third Time the Charm for Miramar?

Developer Rick Caruso will be presenting smaller plans for a rebuilt hotel. Read story.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Miramar Blight Gone, but Fiscal Stalemate Continues

County, Caruso haggle over Hotel Incentive Program language. Read story.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Caruso Levels Miramar, Wrangles with County

Demolition makes his property entitlements permanent. Read story.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Would the Miramar Ever Make Money?

Report suggests Rick Caruso's hotel project on Montecito coast may never work. Read story.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Miramar Stuck in More Muck

The county suspends negotiations with developer Rick Caruso after the two sides reach a legal impasse. Read story.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Miramar-Minded Rebate Program Moves Forward

Rick Caruso reiterates commitment to building new hotel. Read story.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Weekend Poodle Alert

Miramar Bailout: Something Fishy This Way Swims Read story.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Miramar and Caruso Hit Road Block

Panel balks at plan to save developer $200,000 a year. Read story.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Caruso Gets Reduction in Miramar Property Value

Miramar Hotel owner Rick Caruso recently came to an agreement with the Santa Barbara County Assessor’s Office for a reduction in property value. Read story.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Caruso Pays Off Miramar Loan

Says it reaffirms his company’s commitment to building the luxury hotel. Read story.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Hotel Tax Rebate Moves Forward

County grants Miramar permit extension. Read story.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Trading Miramar Bed Tax for Buildings

On Tuesday, the county supes will vote on L.A. developer Rick Caruso's new plan to rebuild the Miramar. Read story.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

New Miramar Plan Approved

Board of Supervisors give go-ahead to smaller project. Read story.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

A Mitigated Miramar?

Developer drops ballroom and tennis courts from hotel's plan. Read story.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Caruso Challenged on Miramar Future

County Supervisor Janet Wolf says she was “just incredibly disappointed” to see developer’s request to delay building hotel. Read story.

Friday, March 19, 2010
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