Five people vying for three seats debate local businesses, freeway construction, and environmental issues. Read story.
Friday, September 24, 2010
Sparks fly between Carpinteria councilmembers. Read story.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Planners may put final touches on clean-up plan for DDT and heavy-metal tainted soil at Venoco's Carpinteria site. Read story.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
British journalist Matthew Alford said this week that a private autopsy report that's been missing for 10 years, but has recently resurfaced, concludes that former screenwriter Gary Devore—a onetime Carpinteria resident—had been murdered. Read story.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Rich with marine life, cultural history, hiking trails, and ballparks—this park has got it all. Read story.
Friday, July 9, 2010
Demonstrators launch a balloon to the height of a proposed drilling rig. Read story.
Sunday, June 6, 2010
Carpinterians debate the Venoco Oil initiative. Read story.
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Carpinteria paddles out to fight against Measure J, the slant drilling ballot initiative. Read story.
Sunday, May 2, 2010
The Carpinteria Chamber of Commerce announced it was endorsing Measure J. Read story.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Venoco Oil has raised $132,000 this year for Measure J, the ballot initiative asking Carpinteria residents to approve the siting, construction, and operation of a new slant drilling operation—dubbed Paredon—right behind Carpinteria’s City Hall. Read story.
Thursday, April 1, 2010
Victory became official last week for local environmental watchdogs, as long-stewing plans to put a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant off the coast of Carpinteria were terminated by the California State Lands Commission. Read story.
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Carp Councilmembers spar over Paredon project. Read story.
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Chamber of Commerce banquet showcases close-knit, caring community. Read story.
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
A $16-million bond issue is dead in the water, so to speak, although individual projects are still on the table. Read story.
Thursday, December 3, 2009
With Venoco Energy recently gathering enough citizen signatures in support of the Paredon slant-drilling initiative to bypass Carpinteria's traditional review process, the City Council called an emergency meeting on the subject this week. Read story.