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5 Steps to Recharging Your Sparkle

When days get dark, we need our spark of life and joy more than ever. Read story.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Newsman Journeys into a Likely Future

Journalism's future may be murky but Tom Bolton’s career illuminates the need for traditional values like integrity and honesty. Read story.

Monday, December 10, 2012

How Safe Is Goleta?

The Goleta Grapevine's Silvia Uribe interviews Lt. Butch Arnoldi. Read story.

Monday, November 19, 2012

G2012 Shifts Power to the People

Opponents argue that present system works better than having voters second-guess Council decisions to rezone farmlands. Read story.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Outdoor Play a Great Way to Learn

The role of play in a child’s life has been undermined by our society, it seems. Read story.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Protecting Our Aquatic Backyard

Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary forms a dynamic border around five islands. Read story.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Harry Carey Jr. Saddles Up His Memories

During the centennial year of the Flying A Studios, we salute a veteran of uncounted Westerns and the sole surviving member of the John Ford stock company. Read story.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Redesigning the Olympic Games

Goleta Grapevine columnist, reflecting on this summer's contests, decides she would lose the shotput, add bowling. Read story.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Helping People Solve Their Own Problems

Graffiti on your wall? Want to form a mutual protection society in your neighborhood? The go-to guy is community resources officer Greg Sorenson. Read story.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Exploring Goleta

As I was driving on Fairview, we saw the new airport building from afar. Since neither my mom nor I had been there since it opened, we decided to visit. Read story.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

The Man Behind the Screenings

Brace yourself as Roman Baratiak helms cinematic voyages into outer, and inner, space (as conceived in the science fiction fantasies of the 1950s). Read story.

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Parents: Guides or Cheerleaders?

Let’s give our children the right praises in the right amount, at the right time, and let’s also teach them that nothing will be simply given to them because they’re cute. Read story.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Discovering the Coastal Ocean Builds Self-Esteem

Softin, a family-run Goleta nonprofit, uses the sea and a sport fishing boat to enhance the lives of the impaired. Read story.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

What's New in Goleta?

Here is a list of five recent construction projects and Goleta Grapevine's humble evaluation of them. Read story.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Saving the Nature Connection

A new park in Old Town and a citizen-driven ballot measure reflect people’s hunger for the outdoors—and perhaps represent an intuitive link between human health and Nature. Read story.

Sunday, May 6, 2012
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