First Picks Management opened Santa Barbara’s first Panera Bread eatery last weekend in La Cumbre Plaza on upper State Street. The popular restaurant chain serves freshly baked breads and offers a mostly organic menu in 1,500 locations nationwide. FPM, a business development organization founded in 2006, partnered with the sandwich [...]
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Isla Vista property owners St. George and Associates contracted architectural firm Shubin + Donaldson to construct a 52,700-square-foot development on 870 Camino Del Sur. The project features five buildings arranged around a communal outdoor courtyard. The 56 separate energy-efficient units will range from 550-square-foot one-bedroom apartments to 1,050-square-foot three-bedroom spaces. [...]
Several construction projects in UCSB’s Long Range Development Plan will come to fruition over the upcoming months, including additional dormitory housing and the completion of a youth education building. The LRDP guides campus expansion through 2025 and currently has three housing facilities in various phases of development: San Joaquin Village, [...]
Chancellor Henry T. Yang personally donated $50,000 to cover shortfalls in the campus’ Doctoral Student Travel Grants budget through the summer of 2013. The scholarships are granted on a first-come, first-serve basis for doctoral and masters students of candidacy status to establish themselves in their field and develop important contacts [...]
UCSB alumnus Omri Cohen has created a web startup called Capsule, designed to enhance the event-planning and photo-sharing experience by connecting attendees in a private manner. After a year filled with events like weddings and bachelor parties, with no simple way of sharing the memories surrounding them, Cohen and his [...]