Monday, December 11 , 2017, 5:31 am | Overcast with Haze 43º

 
 
 
 

Jay Higgins to Lead Architectural Walking Tour of El Pueblo Viejo

Join land-use planner Jay Higgins, chairman of the Santa Barbara Planning Commission and a candidate to represent the City Council’s Fourth District, and respected architects Brian Cearnal, Bill Mahan and Christine Pierron on an Architectural History Walking Tour of El Pueblo Viejo on Sunday, Oct. 8.

Historic preservation is fundamental to Santa Barbara’s fabric and critical to our architectural development. You’re invited to take a tour of our core historic district, El Pueblo Viejo. Your docents include Higgins’ fellow planning commissioners, Mike Jordan and Lesley Wiscomb.

Stops along the way include Casa CovarrubiasEl Presidio de Santa Bárbara, the old Jimmy’s Oriental Gardens, Meridian Studios, ​Oreña Adobe, the post office, the Santa Barbara News-Press building and more.

All are welcome to join the tour.

The walkabout begins at 3 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Paradise Café, 702 Anacapa St. Participants will walk for about 90 minutes in a loop around the Presidio area, finishing at Villa Wine Bar & Kitchen for refreshments.

The tour costs just $10 per person, and the proceeds will benefit the Jay Higgins for Fourth District City Council 2017 campaign.

RSVP to [email protected].

Click here for more information about the Jay Higgins for Fourth District City Council 2017 campaign. Click here to make an online donation.

 
  • Ask
  • Vote
  • Investigate
  • Answer

Noozhawk Asks: What’s Your Question?

Welcome to Noozhawk Asks, a new feature in which you ask the questions, you help decide what Noozhawk investigates, and you work with us to find the answers.

Here’s how it works: You share your questions with us in the nearby box. In some cases, we may work with you to find the answers. In others, we may ask you to vote on your top choices to help us narrow the scope. And we’ll be regularly asking you for your feedback on a specific issue or topic.

We also expect to work together with the reader who asked the winning questions to find the answer together. Noozhawk’s objective is to come at questions from a place of curiosity and openness, and we believe a transparent collaboration is the key to achieve it.

The results of our investigation will be published here in this Noozhawk Asks section. Once or twice a month, we plan to do a review of what was asked and answered.

Thanks for asking!

Click here to get started >

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made through PayPal below, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments.

Thank you for your vital support.



Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.

Sign Up Now >