A Goleta business owner pens an open letter to the Goleta City Council regarding the consequences of renovating Old Town Goleta.
At the far west end of Goleta the Tecolote Canyon winds down from the uppermost reaches of the Santa Ynez mountains.
Tom has been driving past this little old building his whole life, so he finally decided it was time to get acquainted.
Tom shares a photo of the approaching storm from the past few days.
Tom captures a photo of a low flying plane at the beach.
Tom features some local folks that have gone above and beyond their normal call of duty to save historic Goleta properties.
Tom captures photos of the beautiful yet brief waterfalls in Goleta.
A Santa Ana developer is buying Ellwood Cooper's old farm in Goleta and has plans to develop where historic buildings and a Champion Tree are not legally protected from demolition.
Old Town Goleta was the place to be Saturday night for the 3rd Goleta Holiday Parade.
The Goleta slough as we know it today is a narrow, semi stagnant waterway that winds through the large marsh beside the airport.
Growing up in Goleta, Turnpike had one meaning; it was the next big street after Patterson, but there's a bigger story behind it.
You may already know about two historic Goleta hangars, but lately, a couple of different groups have begun to organize plans to try to save them.
Everybody knows and loves this beautiful old building. We have for decades. And we are all waiting patiently for the city to save it.
Daniel Hill was one of the biggest American influences on Santa Barbara and Goleta. He was an industrious craftsman that, among other things, changed the way houses were built in this sleepy little pueblo.
Tom shares stunning photos of an octopus hunting in a Central Coast tidepool.
Tom debunks a local myth regarding the attack on Ellwood by a Japanese submarine in 1942.
January brought a lot of waves to Goleta, greeted by a record number of surfers, but the locals always find a way to get some surf to themselves.
The last large open space in Goleta, the parcel now known as Bishop Ranch has been the object of man's desire throughout Goleta's history. And it still is today!
Tom details the history of the San Marcos Dairy in Goleta from the 1930s.
We got waves for the end of 2020, and they're still coming in.