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Airport Commercial Industrial Space Complete

June 26, 2019 

The City recently celebrated the completion of its new commercial industrial development on Airport property. The new five-building development addresses a long-standing shortage of commercial industrial space in the region and will enable a number of local companies to grow their businesses.

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An Evening with a NASA Engineer

June 19, 2019 

Terry Himes, an engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab will present a talk on NASA's Journey to Mars, including InSight, Curiosity, Mars 2020 + Helicopter, Mars Sample Return and beyond. The event will be held on June 24 at the Central Library.

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Tossing and Leaving Confetti is Littering

June 19, 2019 

Throwing confetti, sequins, and glitter at parades is considered littering. To celebrate, please choose paper confetti and use it sparingly. Avoid mylar confetti, glitter, and egg decorations with plastic and foam.

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MTD Shuttle Now Serving the Funk Zone

June 12, 2019 

MTD has added a new stop to the Downtown Shuttle route that serves the State Street Corridor. Beginning Monday, June 10, the Downtown Shuttle will now include a new stop in front of Oreana Winery on Yanonali Street.

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Community Workshop on Going Solar

June 5, 2019 

The Community Environmental Council's 2019 Solarize Santa Barbara Program will run through the summer. Residents can benefit from discounted prices on high quality equipment and solar installs from vetted installers in this community led program. A free workshop will be held on June 18.

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Gutierrez Street Bridge Ribbon Cutting

June 5, 2019 

Join the City in celebrating the completion of the Gutierrez Street Bridge, located between De La Vina Street and Chapala Street, at a June 6 ribbon-cutting ceremony to be held on the bridge. The $6.7 million project replaced the former structurally deficient bridge to allow for future creek widening by county Flood Control.

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Bohnett Park Renovation Project

May 29, 2019 

Join us at one of our upcoming community workshops and provide your input on park amenities at Bohnett Park. We'll review preliminary plans and give you an update on the project status. The workshops will be held at Bohnett Park on June 6 and 29, and on July 13

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Library to Interact With Space Station

May 29, 2019 

The Library was selected by the ARISS-US Team (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station) to host an amateur radio contact with International Space State crew members using the ARISS. Members of public are invited to submit questions to ask the astronauts on board the space station during the contact.

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Westside Transportation Approach Workshop

May 22, 2019 

Over the past several weeks, the Westside and Lower West Neighborhoods have provided input on walkability, bikeability, and traffic concerns in their areas. The City is now ready with some proposed solutions to address concerns. Learn more by attending the Approach Workshop on June 1.

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Shared Mobility Ordinance Adopted

May 22, 2019 

On May 7, City Council adopted amendments to the Shared Mobility Ordinance to prohibit unsafe scooter share and implement a bike share pilot program. The pilot program will bring bikes to City streets, providing the convenience of hopping on a bike for a quick trip through town

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Santa Barbara Ranked Best Bicycle City

May 14, 2019 

Places For Bikes, a data-driven national nonprofit bike advocacy organization, has ranked Santa Barbara as the best place for bicycling in California. Santa Barbara was also ranked the 12th best place for bicycling out of 520 cities in the nation.

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Cabrillo Safety Restripe Meeting

March 4, 2019 

The City will host a public hearing and community discussion about the Cabrillo Boulevard Safety Restriping Project on March 5. Learn about the Vision Zero Strategy to eliminate traffic fatalities and severe injuries, and how restriping adjustments can increase safety on Cabrillo, a Vision Zero Priority Corridor.

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Behind the Scenes of Storm Work

February 13, 2019 

The City's Streets Division prepares and responds to storms in ways you may not think. Preparation starts months ahead of the storm season, and a rainy day means mobilization of Streets crews for an active, ongoing response.

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City Awarded $6.6 Million in Transportation Grants

February 6, 2019 

The City received $6.6 million in Active Transportation Program grants from the California Transportation Commission to fund safer crosswalks and bike lanes on De La Vina Street, and widened sidewalks and bike lanes at the State Street undercrossing.

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Library Offers Bilingual Playgroup

February 6, 2019 

The Library will host a weekly bilingual playgroup for young children and caregivers. The free program will offer a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children.

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