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Traffic Signal Push Buttons Installed for Blind and Visually Impaired Pedestrians

February 22, 2021 

The City recently installed accessible pedestrian push buttons at the intersections of Cliff Drive and Meigs Road, and Santa Barbara Street and De La Guerra Street. These buttons aid blind and visually impaired community members crossing City streets. To receive information when new accessible push buttons are installed, please email Derrick Bailey of the City’s Public Works Department at

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How El Estero Water Resource Center Works

February 22, 2021 

Ever wonder where the water goes after you flush the toilet? El Estero Water Resource Center works to enhance the City's quality of life. It's a focal point in environmental protection for the City, treating 6 million gallons of wastewater per day from homes and businesses, and safely recycling much of that for beneficial uses.

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Street Sweeping Resumes February 16

February 8, 2021 

Residential street sweeping and associated parking enforcement will resume on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. The regular sweeping schedule will be followed. Residents are instructed to observe all posted parking restrictions. Remember that it is illegal to discharge/blow any waste onto a City street. Street Sweeping not only keeps our streets looking good, but also improves the air quality, and keeps trash and debris out of storm drains, creeks and the ocean.

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630 Garden Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 564-5377

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For Emergency after hours, weekend water or sewer line
breaks, or to report street flooding: call (805) 564-5413

For all other emergencies, please call 911

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Counter Notices Re: Covid-19

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Monday through Thursday and alternate Fridays
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7:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PT),
Monday through Thursday and
7:30 AM to 4:30 PM,
alternate Fridays
By appointment: (805) 564-5377
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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2021
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