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Face Mask Enforcement Begins on 500 Block

August 4, 2020 

Face mask requirements will be enforced and only pedestrian traffic will be allowed on the 500 block of State Street and during Tuesday's Farmer's Market. This area includes many restaurants with large outdoor dining areas as well as congested pedestrian passages where safe distancing is not always possible and diners eating without face masks are more exposed to COVID-19. Mandatory face mask use is intended to create a safer public experience. The creation of a pedestrian-only block is also intended to improve public safety. Bicycles and other wheeled vehicles may be walked and skateboards carried.

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Residential Solar and Battery Storage 101

August 4, 2020 

Join Community Environmental Council's free webinar, "Residential Solar and Battery Storage 101" on Thursday, August 6 at noon. Sign up to learn the financial, technical, and logistical basics of going solar and adding battery storage. CEC's Solarize Santa Barbara program makes going solar easier and more affordable with vetted local installers and discounted pricing for residents of Southern Santa Barbara County.

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Vision Zero Restriping on Anacapa Street

August 4, 2020 

Have you noticed the fresh striping on Anacapa Street between Mission and Micheltorena Streets? Welcome to a slower and safer residential street without compromise of vehicle capacity. City Council officially made the change in May of this year in response to neighborhood and business requests to reduce speeds, improve parking access, as well as loading and unloading of passengers and goods

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