Latest Goleta News

E-Scooters Banned in Goleta

City Council votes for an immediate but possibly temporary ban while pilot program is developed. Read story.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

City Council Approves Fee Allocation for Branch Libraries

The topic goes next to potential Goleta branch library cities. Read story.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Platform Holly and EOF to Be Shut Down by State Lands

Dismantling Venoco operations transferred from Goleta to State of California. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

New Public Engagement Commissioner Chosen

Goleta adds high school student to participatory government group. Read story.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Goleta Hazards a 'Just in Case' Salary Increase

Temporizing action would raise compensation pending outcome of Measure W. Read story.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Goleta Water District Turnovers

President of the board Rick Merrifield leaves his post. Read story.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Affordable Units Open in Goleta

Casas de Los Carneros is fully tenanted. Read story.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Goleta Limits Accessory Dwelling Units to 800 Square Feet

The city followed most of the state's ADU rules, though two large projects swept through before the ordinance was completed. Read story.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Audit Springs a Fine on Roger Aceves and a $12,000 Bonus

Goleta council and mayor campaign-contribution rundown. Read story.

Originally published 6:30 a.m., August 10, 2018
Updated 9:05 a.m., August 10, 2018

Goleta Target Store Confirmed

Set to open at Kmart location in 2019. Read story.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Quick Response in Large Numbers Held Holiday Fire at Bay

Record heat on July 6 destroyed crops and livestock. Read story.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

As the Holiday Fire Erupted, Why Wasn't Goleta Warned?

How the county flubbed its emergency messaging. Read story.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

It's Official: Goleta Valley Public Library Is Reborn

New energy and options infuse old building and staff. Read story.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Goleta Mayor and Council Salaries to Go to the Ballot

Voters asked to consider higher salaries to bring greater diversity to city government. Read story.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Wife Recalls Husband's Arrest By ICE Agents in Goleta

She said Jorge was convicted of a DUI 15 years ago but has stayed out of trouble since. Read story.

Thursday, June 21, 2018
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