Articles From : CityofSantaBarbara

  • Santa Barbara Remote City Council Meetings Switching To Zoom

    The City of Santa Barbara will begin conducting City Council meetings on the Zoom Webinar platform effective October 26, 2021.

  • Community Meeting for a Possible Bicycle/Pedestrian Freeway Overcrossing

    The City of Santa Barbara is seeking feedback on a possible new bicycle and pedestrian freeway overcrossing between the Eastside and the vicinity of Dwight Murphy Field.

  • Provide Input on the Future of De La Guerra Plaza

    The City of Santa Barbara is looking for feedback on the future of De La Guerra Plaza.

  • Loma Alta Drive Closed to Vehicular Traffic Beginning October 18

    Loma Alta Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic, from Coronel Street to West Canon Perdido Street, from October 18 to June 1, 2022, as the City prepares for storm-related impacts to Loma Alta Drive from the recent Loma Fire.

  • Arroyo Burro Open Space Restoration Nearly Complete

    The Arroyo Burro Open Space Restoration and Trail Improvement Project, which began in June of this year, is nearly complete.

  • Santa Barbara Police Receive Traffic Safety Grant

    The Santa Barbara Police Department was awarded a $228,000 grant from the Office of Traffic Safety.

  • Seven Trees to be Removed on Carrillo Street

    As part of the traffic safety project currently under construction on West Carrillo Street, 7 trees will be removed between San Pascual Street and San Andres the week of October 11.

  • Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

    "Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety" during this year's Fire Prevention Week campaign.

  • Santa Barbara Fines Five Campaigns for Late Filing of Contribution Reports

    The City of Santa Barbara has fined five local campaigns for city offices for filing late contribution reports.

  • Santa Barbara Clean Energy Launches October 1st

    Santa Barbara Clean Energy, the City’s new locally controlled electricity provider, launches October 1st for residential customers.

  • Las Positas and Modoc Roads Multi-Use Path Construction Update

    Work continues on the Las Positas and Modoc Roads Multi-Use Path Project and is expected to wrap up at the end of October.

  • Desal Link Pipeline Project Starts This Fall

    The Desal Link project will connect key community water sources by installing an underground pipeline between the Charles E. Meyer Desalination Plant and water mains connected to the Cater Water Treatment Plant.



    The City of Santa Barbara is seeking individuals to serve on the various City Advisory Groups.

  • Sales and Hotel Tax Results for Santa Barbara

    The City of Santa Barbara received a 49% increase in sales tax revenue and 17% increase in transient occupancy tax revenue compared to previous years.

  • Frontier's Fiber to Home Project Starts

    Frontier Communications has started a construction project to bring its Frontier FiberOptic service to many parts of Santa Barbara. 

  • City's Land Development Team Seeks Feedback

    Santa Barbara's Land Development Team is seeking input following changes to the development review process.

  • Santa Barbara Appoints Inaugural Information Technology Director

    Santa Barbara City Council approved the Interim City Administrator’s appointment of Justin Cure as the inaugural Information Technology Director.


    On Monday René Eyerly was appointed as the Interim Assistant City Administrator effective September 25, 2021.

  • Santa Barbara State of the City Address Wednesday

    Santa Barbara’s State of the City address is premiering on Wednesday, September 8, at 7:00 p.m. on the City’s YouTube Channel and City TV Channel 18 and at 8:00 pm in Spanish. 

  • SB Act Homeless Services Video

    The City of Santa Barbara created an informational video on homeless services through SB ACT.

  • Pages