Movers & Shakers

Miramar Decision Postponed Until August 6

Despite marathon meeting Wednesday, Montecito planners still have questions. Read story.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Documentary Film The Unforeseen Examines Texas Land Development

For residents of Santa Barbara, few subjects rival the provocative power of the debate over the pros and cons of land development. Read story.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Introducing Los Olivos Roots Organic Farm

Organic is hip. Locally grown organic is even hipper, and, minus the bling and attitude, local organic farmers are the new, off-the-grid rock stars. Read story.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Miramar Hotel Emails Raise Questions

Investigation of government correspondence reveals interesting details just as Montecito Planning Commission readies for Wednesday's project review. Read story.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Two Steps Forward for Controversial Naples Plan

The Naples development, for better or worse, took a major turn toward fruition this week. Read story.

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Pearl Chase Endowment Nets First Corporate Sponsor

Santa Barbara Bank & Trust Gives $10,000 to Trust for Historic Preservation Read story.

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Horny Toad Activewear Purchases Bankrupt Nau, Inc.'s Remaining Assets

Horny Toad Activewear, Inc. purchased the remaining assets of Portland-based Nau, Inc. Read story.

Thursday, July 3, 2008

McCain, Schwarzenegger Tout Energy Independence

With air conditioners humming on Arctic overdrive, Republican presidential candidate John McCain took to the stage at Santa Barbara's Museum of Natural History to host a high-powered panel discussion Tuesday morning, June 24, on his plans to achieve energy independence. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Developer, Activists Strategize for Future of Gaviota Coast

Contrary to popular opinion, Matt Osgood is not the boogeyman. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Going Ultralight - The Pack

Ray takes a look at the first piece of ultralight gear you'll want to buy. Read story.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Green - Inside and Out

Shannon Scott Design beautifies the home without harming the Earth. Read story.

Sunday, June 15, 2008

E-mail, Online Banking Inventor Coming to UCSB

Lee Stein, business pioneer cum eco-entrepreneur, will speak at commencement for Bren School of Environmental Science and Management. Read story.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Smart Building

The idea of living in an eco-friendly house is no longer just the stuff of tree-hugger dreams. A conference this weekend at Santa Barbara City College reveals why. Read story.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Habit's New CEO

Russ Bendel will oversee the hamburger chain's expansion. Read story.

Friday, June 6, 2008

The Truth Behind Tonic

Situated where you're bound to pass at least once on your average night downtown, 634 State Street has been a nightlife hotspot throughout its many evolutions. But since opening at the address three years ago, Tonic-with a huge dance floor and mix of resident and far-flung deejays bumping hip-hop, electronic, and rock jams-has established itself as the weekend place to be for the college kids, out-of-towners, and anyone looking to shake their rump amid a crowd of sweaty revelers. Read story.

Thursday, June 5, 2008
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