The Goleta Grapevine

Goleta to Close Its Monarch Butterfly Groves

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

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Citizens Sought as Commissioners for Public Engagement

Goleta embarks on step one of its district election process. Read story.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

A Short History of Goleta's District Elections

The current demand, to be discussed at City Hall March 7, is the third time up for the city. Read story.

Originally published 2:15 p.m., March 2, 2017
Updated 11:11 a.m., March 4, 2017

Report Analyzes Goleta Gas-Out

Facts made public on hydrogen sulfide spill that sickened many in October. Read story.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

City Attorney and Chief Planner Leave Goleta

Beginning of new year marked by top personnel changeover. Read story.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Goleta Slough Reaches the Sea

Rain and tides breach mouth of slough. Read story.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Restoring a Prize Goleta Valley Habitat

Cris Sandoval's journey to save snowy plovers instills respect for people and wildlife. Read story.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Which Way Goleta?

Council election will decide the city’s direction, slower development or more of the same. Read story.

Monday, October 17, 2016

A Former Goleta Mayor Weighs In on the Election

Voters can decide whether to select or elect the city leader. Read story.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Real-Time Exploring via E/V 'Nautilus'

How to dive to the seafloor without getting wet. Read story.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Time to Close the Ellwood Onshore Facility

If not now, when? Read story.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Where Is Downtown Goleta?

Elements that constitute the heart of a town. Read story.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Barbara Massey: Goleta Gadfly

Among the many who work to improve their city. Read story.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Goleta's Foothill Views Disappearing Right Before Our Eyes

Mountains, ocean, and skies in danger of being lost, too. Read story.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Who Governs Goleta?

A whole network other than the City Council make decisions and are up for election in November. Read story.

Sunday, March 20, 2016
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