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Luz Reyes-Martin

The new Goleta Union school board trustee has her priorities for the school district very clear. Read story.

Monday, May 5, 2014

'Mature Drivers' Refresher Class Can Help Cut Costs

Drivers over age 55 can boost driving skills and, possibly, trim auto insurance fees by taking special course. Read story.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Goleta Opposing Venoco, Scraps Deal

City council sending letter to state against pier-based well; company says no proposed deal if so. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Goleta Zoning a Test of Democracy

Limited public comment on incomplete drafts of new environmental rules does not bode well for the complete revision of the city's zoning rules. Read story.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Goleta Chamber of Commerce Lobbies to Annex Goleta Beach

In the wake of the supervisors’ unanimous 3/18 vote to keep the rock revetments at Goleta Beach, the Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce sent out an email advocating that the city take control of the beach from the county. Read story.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Aceves Opens Campaign Office

The Goleta City Councilmember is challenging Janet Wolf for the 2nd District Supervisor seat. Read story.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Rock On, Goleta Beach

Supes to ask Coastal Commission to permit revetments. Read story.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Zooming in on the Zoning Code

A zoning code lays out what can go where, and Goleta is working on its first one. Read story.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Goleta Declares Stage 1 Water Shortage

The Goleta Water District on Tuesday declared a Stage I water shortage, asking customers to voluntarily cut their use by 20 percent. Read story.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Goleta Planning Commissioner Announces Run for Water District

Goleta Planning Commissioner Meg West announced this week that she is running for one of two open seats on the Goleta Water District’s Board of Directors. Read story.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Goleta Beach Battle Heats Back Up

The battle over what’s best for Goleta Beach ​— ​some want to keep the rock revetments in place, others want to remove them ​— got a head start Tuesday, courtesy of Supervisor Peter Adam’s long-stewing issues with one of the project’s EIR consultants and the attention drawn to the park after last weekend’s heavy storm. Read story.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Where Did All This Growth Come From? – Part 2

Voter participation makes all the difference between good and bad planning. Read story.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Goleta Is Requesting a Little Help from Its Friends

Goleta asks residents this question: How should the Community Center be used? Read story.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Goleta's Slough of Problems

Experts worry how seal level rise affect the airport, beach, UCSB. Read story.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Where Did All This Growth Come From?

Goleta's General Plan amendments are coming home to roost. Read story.

Sunday, February 16, 2014
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