Tag archives: PATH

Butterfly Lane Under Crossing to Open 
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   September 27, 2022

Montecito residents are eager for the pedestrian undercrossing at Butterfly Lane to reopen, which is expected to be later this week, according to a Caltrans rep.  The under passing has been closed entirely since December 2021, which has allowed for the construction of walls and stairways compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Construction […]

Toasting PATH at Sunstone
By Richard Mineards   |   June 14, 2022

To the charming Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez for A Toast To Home, a fundraiser for PATH – People Assisting the Homeless – which attracted 150 guests and was expected to raise around $60,000 for the 38-year-old charity that has homeless services in more than 150 cities with more than 60 locations. In 2021-22 PATH […]

Santa Barbara Finally Getting Some Traction with Its Homeless Population
By Zach Rosen and Nick Masuda   |   August 5, 2021

Amid a 120-day cleanup of homeless encampments, the question becomes: What happens on Day 121? You might not have noticed Joe — or maybe you did but kept your eyes on the road in front of you. Joe, a senior citizen, would panhandle at numerous off-ramps around Santa Barbara, spending 16 years sleeping on the […]

Finding a Compassionate PATH: Nonprofit has Increased Homelessness Outreach Through Partnerships
By Steven Libowitz   |   June 24, 2021

The COVID pandemic was surely a challenge for just about everyone in Santa Barbara and all around the world, but some communities were harder hit than others. Not so much here in the city or Montecito but consider what it must have been like to go through the 15 months of lockdowns, surges and protocols […]

The Making it Home Tour: Helping the Homeless Community Find Their PATH
By Zach Rosen   |   May 13, 2021

Community members that are experiencing homelessness could often use a path to help guide them from the street into a home. Since the early 1980s, People Assisting The Homeless (PATH) has been helping individuals, veterans, and families requiring assistance find their way to long-term housing solutions.  “We do that by really focusing on moving people […]

Homelessness in Montecito
By Bob Hazard   |   October 3, 2019

According to the Wall Street Journal, California has 12% of the nation’s population, but accounts for half of the homeless population. San Francisco is only a few degrees cooler than Orlando in January, but the homeless rate in the City by the Bay is 30 times higher than Orlando. In the last year, homelessness in […]

Making It Home
By Richard Mineards   |   June 13, 2019

PATH – People Assisting the Homeless – hosted its third annual Making It Home tour, with a sell-out event for 200 guests taking a tour in trolleys of four of our rarefied enclave’s toniest properties and raising around $75,000 for the nonprofit formed four years ago when Casa Esperanza, started in 1998, joined the 35-year-old […]

Righteous Path
By Richard Mineards   |   June 21, 2018

PATH – People Assisting the Homeless – hit a definite home run with its second Making It Home tour, a sell-out event with 260 supporters taking a tour in eight trolleys – two more than last year – of four of our rarefied enclave’s toniest properties and raising around $75,000 for the nonprofit formed three […]