Tag archives: CVA

Coast Village Holiday Cheer
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   December 27, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, a contest for holiday window decorating on Coast Village Road (CVR) resumed this December, marking the last hurrah for the outgoing Coast Village Association (CVA), which is evolving into the Coast Village Improvement Association thanks to the approval of the Coast Village Community Benefit Improvement District (CBID) earlier this year. Last […]

Coming to Coast Village Road: A More Welcoming Look and Feel, and FUN!
By Sharon Byrne   |   August 9, 2022

Things are looking up on Coast Village Road. Not that the area was faring poorly, by any means, but merchants will get a new boost with a newly formed and approved Community Business Improvement District (CBID). This has been in the works for a couple of years, the brainchild of former Coast Village Association President […]

Coast Village Association Secures CBID
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   June 14, 2022

In a unanimous vote on Tuesday, the Santa Barbara City Council voted to establish and form the Coast Village Community Benefit Improvement District (CBID), an idea that has been in the works since November 2020, brought forth by the Coast Village Association (CVA). The resolution came after a tallying of votes cast by Coast Village […]

Coast Village Road News
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   February 15, 2022

Last week property owners on Coast Village Road – 94 of them to be exact – received a formal petition for the proposed Coast Village Community Benefit Improvement District (CBID), an idea brought forth by the Coast Village Association (CVA) nearly two years ago. The goal of the CBID, which is funded by property owners […]

Coast Village Traffic Update
By Tim Buckley   |   October 4, 2018

At a Coast Village Association (CVA) Board meeting in September, the board was given an update on several traffic initiatives along Coast Village Road.  The CVA’s Traffic & Safety Committee has been working with City engineers to increase the flow of traffic on Coast Village Road, while making it a safer place for both drivers […]

Montecito Association Meets
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   June 14, 2018

At this month’s Montecito Association (MA) Board meeting, Coast Village Association president Bob Ludwick addressed board members to give an update on the CVA’s initiatives and mission. Representing about 125 businesses, 85 of which are retail or restaurants, as well as nearby residents, the CVA has three active committees, including Beautification, Events & Promotion, and […]

Police Presence on Coast Village Road
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 19, 2018

This week, Santa Barbara Police Department increased patrols along Coast Village Road, in an effort to identify speeders and drivers illegally using their cell phones while driving. Both patrol cars and motorcycle units will be on the road, at times hidden, to deter motorists from speeding down the parking aisles during high-traffic times.  “As we […]