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March 20, 2018

When Michael Rankin went house-hunting in Washington’s Georgetown neighborhood, his 25-year career in the real-estate business gave him an edge. He bought a detached, 1903 home with off-street parking and a large backyard—all hard to find in that area—for $5 million. A...

March 14, 2018

With Amazon and e-commerce still holding a firm grip on consumers shopping habits, the Santa Barbara City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to extend its accelerated-permit program for businesses on downtown State Street. The council voted 6-0 to continue the progra...

March 6, 2018

The city of Goleta is trying to get a handle on how far it can go to regulate granny flats, or so-called accessory dwelling units.  Like all California cities, Goleta is wrestling with a state mandate to allow accessory dwelling units to help ease California’s affordab...

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