Articles From : CityofGoleta

  • New Website Highlights 50 Great Public Lands Destinations

    A UC Santa Barbara professor has launched a new website to enjoy public lands throughout Santa Barbara and beyond.

  • Crews Begin Work to Reduce Fire Hazards Along the Highway 101 Corridor in Goleta

    In an effort to reduce fire hazards along the Highway 101 corridor in Goleta, Caltrans are working to clear brush and dead vegetation from Fairview Avenue to Los Carneros Road between the highway and the train tracks. 

  • Emergency Tree Trimming in Santa Barbara Shores Neighborhood

    The City of Goleta is performing emergency tree trimming at two public open spaces located in the Santa Barbara Shores neighborhood.

  • Lake Los Carneros Wooden Footbridge Closed Due to Public Safety Hazard

    The wooden footbridge at the northern end of Lake Los Carneros is closed due a public safety hazard caused by extensive wood rot.

  • City of Goleta Responds to Concerns About Recent Homeless Encampment Fires

    The City of Goleta has issued a statement regarding the multiple brush fires that have started near homeless encampments.

  • Goleta Launches Campaign to Promote Face Coverings

    The City of Goleta has launched a #reCOVERgoleta Campaign to Promote the importance of wearing face coverings.

  • Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month in Goleta this July

    In honor of Parks & Recreation Month, Goleta encourages residents to explore the many wonderful outdoor Parks and Recreation opportunities available in Goleta from hiking and biking to picnics and planting gardens.

  • Goleta’s Old Town Sidewalk Project Begins Phase 3 of 5

    The City of Goleta reports there is more parking and sidewalks in Old Town Goleta now that the first two phases of the Old Town Sidewalk Improvement Project are complete.

  • Goleta City Council Approves Outdoor Restaurant Dining Program

    Goleta City Councilmembers voted to suspend zoning and development permits for open-air spaces and parking lots to expanded restaurant dining and other uses. 

  • Refugio Beach Oil Spill Restoration

    As part of the settlement of the 2015 Refugio Beach Oil Spill, state and federal trustee agencies for natural resources held a virtual open house earlier this month.

  • Goleta Design Review Board Reviews Battery Energy Storage Project

    The City of Goleta’s Design Review Board will review a large-scale Battery Energy Storage Project at its virtual meeting on Tuesday, June 9.

  • Goleta Approves Grants for Nonprofits and Waste Rate Increase

    The Goleta City Council amended its budget and approved grant funding for non-profits and residents, and increased annual solid waste rate increase.

  • Goleta Now Requires Face Coverings at Essential Businesses

    The Goleta City Council unanimously approved a resolution requiring both employees and patrons at all businesses to wear face coverings.

  • Goleta Approves Order to Prevent Evictions and Defer Business License Payments

    On Tuesday, the Goleta City Council approved an urgency order to help residents and businesses who are suffering hardships due to the COVID-19 crisis.

  • Watch Out for COVID-19 Scams

    SoCalGas and Southern California Edison are warning customers about COVID-19 related scams.

  • Goleta Chamber Launches Masks4Biz Program

    The Goleta Chamber of Commerce partnered with local companies and the City of Goleta to launch Masks4Biz and provide the frontline staff of Goleta businesses with standard paper masks.

  • City of Goleta Proclaims Local Emergency Due to COVID-19

    The City of Goleta proclaimed a local emergency and is implementing enhanced measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • Goleta Celebrates Adoption of New Zoning Ordinance

    Goleta City Council voted to adopt on first reading the New Zoning Ordinance and celebrated this milestone with cupcakes and sparkling cider served in celebratory champagne flutes.