Seen Around Town… Magellan’s Travel Supplies is opening a store in Loretta Plaza, while Open Air Bikes has moved out of the “dead area” on lower State Street due to higher rents.
Changing of the guard… according to Alexa Rankings, Edhat.com has passed Independent.com as the most popular website in Santa Barbara.
A run on handles… the soft launch of the Santa Barbara View, or Blog 3.0, saw an unexpected run on premium user names Thursday. Loyal Blog readers registered in bunches to secure their desired handles.
Santa Barbara Success Story… while many businesses are shutting their doors, Goodwin & Thyne Properties is celebrating their 6th year anniversary.
A hidden gem… Palapa, an incredibly authentic Mexican restaurant on upper State Street, has live mariachi music every Friday night. Charro suits not required.
71 inmates were released from Santa Barbara County jail this week due to new state guidelines. Did you know… the first stone jail built in Santa Barbara was constructed by the Mission padres in 1807 for recalcitrant Indian neophytes?
Santa Barbara City Administrative Offices are closed so often that they post this message on their website… City Offices: OPEN this Friday, January 29, 2010.