Former Goleta Water District Attorney Dies

Robert Goodwin, a leader in the Goleta water wars of the 1970s, died this week in Livermore. Goodwin served as the attorney for the Goleta Water District after a slate of well-educated young Goletans unseated incumbent board members they accused of bringing the fast-growing community to the brink of a water crisis. The new board then imposed a moratorium on new hookups but eventually was ousted by pro-growth factions.

For more on this story, see here.

Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by: