Articles From : CityofSantaBarbara

  • Santa Barbara Hotel Tax Revenue Increases for October

    The City of Santa Barbara collected 17.4% above the monthly budget in transient occupancy taxes last month.

  • Watch the Latest Episode of “City Connection”

    The City of Santa Barbara has released its latest episdoe of City Connection.

  • Applications Open for Youth Chef Apprentice Program

    The Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications for the 2023 Chef Apprentice Program.

  • 36th Annual Santa Barbara Parade of Lights Scheduled for December 11

    On Sunday, December 11, come enjoy one of Santa Barbara’s signature holiday events – the 36th Annual Parade of Lights.

  • Traffic Impacts for Santa Barbara Half Marathon this Weekend

    This weekend the Santa Barbara Half Marathon will take place and will have a temporary impact on driving and parking on some city streets.

  • Mesa Creek Restoration Begins Wednesday

    Las Positas and Modoc Roads Multiuse Path Project’s Habitat Restoration at Mesa Creek

  • Ortega Park Community Update to be Held on November 12

    The City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department will host a community event to provide an update on the Ortega Park Renewal Project and the evolution of the park’s design over the past year.

  • Trunk or Treat Returns October 28

    Join Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation, SBPAL, and the Santa Barbara Youth Council for the free Trunk-or-Treat event!

  • Removal of State Street’s Green Bike Markings

    The City of Santa Barbara is removing the green bike markings on the State Street Promenade due to pedestrians not sticking to the sides of the street.

  • Plaza del Mar Band Shell Project Secures Funding for Restoration

    The project to restore the Band Shell at Plaza del Mar, one of Santa Barbara's oldest parks, has secured critical grant funding to continue the planned restoration.

  • Watch the Latest Episode of “City Connection”

    The City of Santa Barbara has released a new video episode of "City Connection."

  • 19th Annual Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival on Saturday

    Celebrate Santa Barbara Channel’s bounty and the fishermen who harvest it at the 19th Annual Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival on Saturday, October 15.

  • SB City Council Adopts Historic Oversight Committee for Police and Fire

    The City Council took an historic first step to create a civilian oversight system on Tuesday with a unanimous vote to adopt an ordinance assigning additional oversight duties and authorities to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners. 

  • Realignment of Modoc Road Multiuse Path

    Next week the City of Santa Barbara will begin realigning the roadway to prep for Modoc Road construction.

  • Attend a Joint Meeting for the State Street Master Plan

    Residents are encouraged to join a special joint meeting to discuss the State Street Master Plan this week.

  • Fire Won't Wait, Plan Your Escape

    As Fire Prevention Week Approaches, the City of Santa Barbara Fire Department Reminds Residents That “Fire Won’t Wait. Plan Your Escape.”

  • New Court Opinion Does Not Affect Santa Barbara Camping Regulations

    A new Ninth Circuit Opinion in Grants Pass, Oregon will not affect Santa Barbara’s camping regulations, the city states.

  • Thousand Steps Reopens Following Safety Repairs and Improvements

    Thousand Steps, a historic beach access stairway in the Mesa neighborhood, has reopened after a six-month closure.

  • Public Input Requested for Castillo Street Undercrossing

    The City of Santa Barbara is developing a design for bicycle and pedestrian facility improvements at the approaches to the Castillo Street undercrossing at Highway 101 on Castillo and Haley Streets. 

  • City Connection: Santa Barbara City's New Video Series

    The City of Santa Barbara has launched a new social-media friendly video series called "City Connection."

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