News Stories & Resources
See below for our collection of relevant news articles, interviews and recordings from our past webinars
Former Santa Barbara Councilman Randy Rowse Says Closing State Street Was Right Call - 08/19/20
Here’s another summary of the SBLT Weekly Forum webinar. This article covers our conversation with former Councilmember Randy Rowse.
We spoke with various stakeholders associated with the AIA Santa Barbara Chapter’s upcoming Design Charette. See the summary of our conversation here.
Read Noozhawk’s coverage of the SBLT’s discussion with Robin Elander & Bob Stout as we discussed the successes and pending challenges on State Street and beyond.
During the SBLT Weekly Forum SB ACT’s Jeff Shaffer & Barbara Andersen discuss COVID-19, homelessness in SB County and the efforts being made to mitigate the Public Health risks.
New Economic Development Manager Jason Harris shares his opinions on the closure of State Street and issues surrounding COVID-19 impacted businesses.
Public Works Director Rebecca Bjork discusses current and possible City infrastructure projects with the Santa Barbara Leadership Team.
Here Noozhawk’s Josh Molina describes the boiling point the community has reached with the perceived lack of leadership in City Hall and Garden St.
Kristen Sneddon speaks to the SBLT Weekly Roundtable. See the summary of the conversation here.
Santa Barbara City Council has approved temporary street closures and curbside dining to assist struggling businesses.
Read this article in the Montecito Journal discussing the relationship between City Hall and the Private Sector amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
See Hal Conklin’s recent article on his 3-point plan to face the Coronavirus pandemic in Santa Barbara.
This is a great article from the March 2020 Western City Magazine about how other cities are approaching the issue of economic revival.
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