Mission Canyon Association

Recent News

Current Newsletter:

Spring 2017

In this issue:

  • Latest on Roadway, Bicycle, Pedestrian Improvement Project
    As much as this area embodies the heart and soul of Santa Barbara history, it is sorely deficient in meeting current safety standards to protect all who pass through the corridor.....
  • Trailhead Problems Multiply - Solutions Few
    Longtime readers of the MCA newsletter
    may sigh and say, "not Tunnel Road
    parking problems again!" Yes, because the number of hikers has increased exponentially in the past several years....
  • Short-Term Rentals in the

    A quick search on Airbnb, the popular home sharing website used by travelers around the world, returned more than 40 listings in Mission Canyon. Ranging in price from about $100/night for a room to over $1,000/night for an entire house...
  • Tanks a Lot
    In 2015, when the drought started to bite,
    my wife and I decided to collect rain from
    our roof to water the plants in our yard. I
    bought a couple of 60-gallon rain barrels at Home Improvement Center; they were not very expensive and easy to install. However...
  • Brush Chipping Day
    Brush is growing in abundance this year after the much-needed rain. Fire dangers will grow equally. For instance, a hiker's car parked on the 1200 block of Tunnel Road caught fire on March 4 for unknown reasons...
  • Ewww...What IS That?
    An exotic, invasive beetle is causing
    increasingly extensive damage to
    Southern California's urban trees, native
    and riparian forests, and avocado groves.
    Santa Barbara County is working to educate the public in identification and management ...
  • MCA Dues
    Don't forget to pay your $35 yearly dues for
    MCA. That is a bargain! Your dues purchase the Mutt Mitts that keep literal tons of dog waste off trails, streets, parks, and creeks. MCA Dues Due April 1st (No Foolin') • And Thank You if you've already paid!
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