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Cox Unveils New Internet Plan

The Village at Los Carneros is the first in Santa Barbara County with G1GA-speed. Read story.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Bad Vibrations Strike Goleta

Road grinding transmitting noise much farther than anticipated. Read story.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Camino Real Marketplace Gas Station Shot Down Again

Goleta Council approves a General Plan change request for lower street speeds. Read story.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Goleta Grannies Begin to Get Regulated

City begins to start to commence an Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance. Read story.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Goleta Library Expands Monday Hours

Will close one hour early Tuesday-Thursday. Read story.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Goleta City Council Sends Westar Development Back to the Drawing Board

Traffic, accessibility issues, and zoning challenges forced the council to reconsider. Read story.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Seven Chosen as New Public Engagement Commissioners

Goleta's district elections process seeks to raise civic participation. Read story.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hundreds of Trees Saved from the Ax for Now

Goleta to remove 29 eucalypti in butterfly groves, speed habitat plan. Read story.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

The Goodland and Pot

Goleta feels out residents on potential cannabis regulations. Read story.

Originally published 10:29 a.m., August 22, 2017
Updated 11:42 a.m., August 23, 2017

Goleta Public Library Happily Shouts Mutiny

Library to leave Santa Barbara system. Read story.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Goleta Likely to Save Money with Solo Library

Workshop hashes over financial issues in staying with Santa Barbara or going it alone. Read story.

Originally published 1:19 p.m., August 3, 2017
Updated 9:43 a.m., August 16, 2017

New Planning Director in Goleta

City hires SBCAG’s Peter Imhof, a longtime county planner, who reflects on recent department review. Read story.

Originally published 9:41 a.m., July 31, 2017
Updated 4:06 p.m., July 31, 2017

Mark Linehan Lets Loose

After Goleta says no to gas station, developer ends farmers' markets, art walk at Camino Real Marketplace. Read story.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Goleta Says No

Refuses to begin General Plan amendment for new gas station. Read story.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Goleta to Close Its Monarch Butterfly Groves

Dead and dying trees endanger public and butterfly habitat. Read story.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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