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Violent Crime Rate Down in City

Violent crimes, year to date, are down for the third year in a row within Santa Barbara city limits, as are property crimes. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

City Cuts Water Use by 29 Percent

Santa Barbara's single-family homes cut back water use by 29 percent in August. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

New Exec Vice Chancellor at UCSB

David Marshall is school’s new executive vice chancellor. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Bridge to Goleta Beach Park Rebuild Approved

County supervisors voted unanimously on 9/16 to move forward with replacing the Goleta Beach Park bridge, with construction expected to start in the spring and finish by the end of 2016. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Cajun Kitchen Rallies to Save 'Gator Boy'

Order to paint over downtown mural is appealed by restaurant owners. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

City Scrutinizes Funk Zone Arts Village

Architectural review gives project big love and big hurdles. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Fire Alert Levels High

Dry vegetation and hot weather fuel fire weather concerns. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Goleta-County Squabble Sparks Up

Supervisor Janet Wolf will discuss revenue neutrality with Goleta Mayor Michael Bennett and Assemblymember Das Williams. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Measuring Measure P Funds Raised

Opponents to Measure P continue to clobber supporters on the fundraising front. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Marriott Hotel Near Airport Voted In

Despite community concerns, Goleta City Council approved a 118-room Marriott Residence Inn near the Santa Barbara Airport at Hollister Avenue and Robin Hill Road. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Diablo Can Take the Shakes, Say New Reports

Both the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and PG&E issued reports concluding the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant is designed to withstand any ground shaking delivered by the Shoreline Fault. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Legislative Summit Visits a Host of Issues

Drought, the minimum wage, Goleta Beach, and Measure M top Goleta Chamber's Legislative Summit agenda. Read story.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

New Bicycle Buffer Law

A new state law requiring motorists to give bicycle riders a three-foot cushion when passing goes into effect October 1. Read story.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Cabrillo Bridge Build Gets Funding

City approves $18 million for Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge; construction to begin next month. Read story.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Bike- and Pedestrian-Friendly Old Town Goleta to Be Studied

Goleta to conduct engineering and traffic studies in Old Town to make it more bicyclist and pedestrian friendly. Read story.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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