Rebuilding the local business scene is going to take more than just hoping for the best.  Thankfully, the Santa Barbara community is making moves to preserve local businesses and bring tourism back.  FLAS Partner Trevor Large, in his capacity as President of Hospitality Santa Barbara, has taken an active role in collaborating with the City of Santa Barbara to implement temporary relief measures to ensure our local businesses have a fighting chance in the rebuild.  Read more about his efforts and those of other community organizations in the following Noozhawk article: California Tourism Group to Spend Millions Urging Visitors to Travel to Santa Barbara