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Wayfinding Signage

October 18, 2017 

Wayfinding signage has been installed to help visitors find parking lots and points of interest throughout the City. The signs create a cohesive design for vehicles and pedestrians, and reduce sign clutter by combining several messages on one sign. A second phase of signage is being planned.

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Cleaning of Roots in Sewer Pipes

October 18, 2017 

Over the next few weeks, the City will perform a procedure to help prevent stoppages in sewer pipes with a history of root intrusion. Used nationwide and proven to be effective in controlling root growth, the sewer root foaming procedure inhibits root growth in the sewer main without harming the plant as a whole. Work will be conducted on weekdays from 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. with exceptions to avoid impacts to the public.

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Santa Barbara is Now a Smoke-Free City

October 17, 2017 

Santa Barbara is now a Smoke-Free City in outdoor public areas: beaches, parks, sidewalks, restaurant patios.

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