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Reimagine: Santa Barbara
A Noozhawk Partnership with Shared Mission Santa Barbara, KYET News Channel 3, Montecito Bank and Trust, SIMA, and Community West Bank
A vacant storefront on the 400 block of State Street has a sign encouraging people to walk two blocks to a nearby restaurant.
Reimagine: Santa Barbara

Accelerate State Street Program Aims to Lessen Regulations for Downtown Businesses

Business community sees it as a good start, but not enough to fix city's perceived overregulation and slow permit process
Special Reports

Reimagine: Santa Barbara — A Noozhawk Special Report

Reimagine: Santa Barbara

Talk of Housing Keeps Popping Up in Any Conversation about Downtown Santa Barbara’s Future

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Parking Availability Remains a Significant Advantage of Downtown Santa Barbara

Reimagine: Santa Barbara

In Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, Creative Destruction Paves Millennial Hotspot

Videos

Take a Video Tour of Santa Barbara’s State Street

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Santa Barbara Authorities Boost Law Enforcement Presence Downtown in Response to Business Concerns

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State Street a Centerpiece for Parades, Festivals, Farmers Markets and Special Events

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Homelessness, Aggressive and Nuisance Behaviors Hard to Hide on State Street

Special Reports

Santa Barbara’s Push for Sales Tax Hike Has Greater Urgency with Loss of Redevelopment Funds

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Market Changes Force Retail Disruption on State Street, But Open New Possibilities for the Future

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State Street May be Showing Its Age, But It’s Still the Heart of Santa Barbara

Special Reports

Tourism Dollars Help Keep Santa Barbara’s Economy Cruising Along