News Briefs

Goleta Welcomes New Councilmembers Richards and Kasdin

Bids farewell to Farr and Vallejo. Read story.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

City Approves Lawn Watering Ban

The prohibition goes into effect January 1. Read story.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Rapist Sentenced to One Year in Jail

Robert Goldman was arrested for raping an intoxicated, unconscious woman. Read story.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Pilot Killed in Ultralight Aircraft Crash

[UPDATE] Pilot identified of motorized glider that went down five minutes after takeoff. Read story.

Originally published 11:15 a.m., December 6, 2016
Updated 3:37 p.m., December 7, 2016

Hit-and-Run Leaves SBCC Student with Life-Threatening Injuries

Police are still looking for the suspect who struck the 23-year-old victim on Cabrillo Boulevard. Read story.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Body Found in Burning Drainage Pipe

The male victim was located approximately 30 yards down the pipe that runs under Highway 101. Read story.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Goleta Starts History Project

Public meeting seeks lesser-known places significant to city. Read story.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Paragliders Organize Marge Variano Memorial Fund

The well-known paragliding instructor and former Adams School principal died in a Thanksgiving Day accident. Read story.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Highway Patrol Gathers Toys for Area Children

[UPDATE] CHP lists four drop-off spots for donated toys. Read story.

Originally published 6:00 a.m., December 3, 2016
Updated 4:43 p.m., December 5, 2016

Conditions for Farmworkers the Subject of Monday Meeting

Laborers will have a chance to air their grievances to county and state officials. Read story.

Friday, December 2, 2016

DA's Office Sanctioned for Procedural Violation

Ordered to pay nearly $5,000 for not properly providing discovery evidence. Read story.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

New Group Homes Opens for Homeless Women

The center is a joint effort by the Mental Wellness Center, the city, and the county. Read story.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Therapy Dogs Ease Stress During City College Finals

The campus is also offering a free pancake breakfast. Read story.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Penalty Reduction Controversies Continue

In Santa Barbara County, robberies increase, but burglaries decrease. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., December 1, 2016
Updated 4:11 p.m., December 1, 2016

San Marcos Basketball Coach Maury Halleck Dies

He led a team that won 43 consecutive regular-season games. Read story.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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