Lead News

Parking Ticket System to Be Studied

City orders in-depth look at police department protocols. Read story.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

City Divvies $4.3 Million for Plethora of Projects

Pedestrian improvements for Eastside, roundabout for Mesa, new kids' section for library. Read story.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Oil Tax Dries Up

Supes vote to shelve divisive proposal, say they need more time, input. Read story.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Alleged Molester Faces Life in Prison

Santos Oliva is accused of raping and impregnating his 13-year-old stepdaughter. Read story.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Operation Falling Dawn Defendants File Slander Claim Against City, Police

Six individuals are each seeking over $1 million; attorney anticipates more people will come forward. Read story.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Goleta Gets Down and Dirty

2nd District race and revenue agreement with county deliver wonky intrigue. Read story.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Integrated Math Curriculum to Replace Traditional Classes

School district works to weave algebra, geometry, functions, and statistics together. Read story.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

40 Years of Protecting Rare Critters

UCSB Professor Peter Alagona's book examines four decades of the Endangered Species Act. Read story.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Council Hears Tsunami of Criticism over Gang Injunction

Authorities argue action is needed to combat the Mexican Mafia. Read story.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Tacadena Family Files $10 Million Wrongful Death Claim

Relatives say Brian Tacadena was shot multiple times; Chief Sanchez is accused of “cooking the books.” Read story.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Caltrans's Way Is the Highway

State rep puts kibosh on left-hand ramps. Read story.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

New Cuyama’s Pool Problems

The $2.4 million Joe Centeno Aquatics Complex remains out of commission. Read story.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Goleta Considers Groovy Green Ordinance

Permaculture and biodynamic farming are among the ideas in the new proposal. Read story.

Monday, December 23, 2013

One Last Whack at the Pini Piñata

The city council allocates cash for tenant protection. Read story.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Fatal Police Shooting Deemed 'Justifiable Homicide'

DA releases report on confrontation between officer and Brian Tacadena. Read story.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

The Dirty Knobs

The Dirty Knobs and The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain ... Read More