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  1. U.S. 101 Car Crash Kills Goleta ManRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Santa Barbara Independent

    After the collision, Gil's car drifted toward the right shoulder, went down an embankment, and came to rest on the passenger's side. Emergency medical personnel pronounced Gil dead at the scene.


  2. Saying Adios to the Tequila Harvest FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Six years ago, Santa Barbara's soaked social calendar welcomed a brand-new entry: the Tequila Harvest Festival, which explored Mexico's agave-based liquors with an annual afternoon expo most often at Elings Park. This Saturday is the popular fest's finale, according to attorney Ernesto Rodriguez, who started the event with his friend Albert Martinez under their business, Agave Avenue, which they are selling.


  3. Baseball, Apple Pie, and Poli-TricksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Santa Barbara Independent

    In my half-century covering local politics, I can't recall the last time two prominent local Democrats battled hand-to-hand for a seat in Congress. While Lois Capps reigned in the House, it would have been heresy to challenge "the nicest person in Congress."


  4. Goleta Teacher Arrested for Photographing ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a suspicious person photographing young female children at Goleta Beach mid-afternoon on August 17. The deputies located 28-year-old Stephen Thomsen, an elementary school teacher at Goleta Union School District, and seized his camera, which was found to contain inappropriate photographs of several young girls at the beach. Thomsen was arrested on a misdemeanor violation of child annoying and was taken to Santa Barbara County Jail with bail set at $2,500.


  5. Vacation-Rental CrackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The takeaway from Tuesday night's Santa Barbara City Council meeting was clear: Those who operate short-term vacation rentals in neighborhoods not designated for such business ventures ought to prepare for a beefed-up crackdown by municipal zoning-code enforcers. Even more clear was why councilmembers voted unanimously to bolster these enforcement efforts with an extra $180,000.


  6. Like a Dog on FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Santa Barbara Independent

    It should be acknowledged Chamberlin gave as good as he got where The Santa Barbara Independent was concerned. In the last analysis, I'd say he got the last word.


  7. New Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital CompleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Santa Barbara Independent

    At the end of this month, Cottage Health will open a new facility "to serve the needs of Goleta for years to come," said Cottage Health Vice President Arie Dejong. The $126 million project to rebuild Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital has been on the horizon since the mid-1990s, when California state legislature mandated that all hospitals be rebuilt to sustain at least a 6.0 magnitude earthquake after the 1994 Northridge earthquake damaged 11 hospitals.


  8. Four-Year-Old Boy Left on School BusRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The Goleta Unified School District last week completed its internal investigation as to why four-year-old Emilio Garcia - a special-needs student at Kellogg Elementary - was left alone for several hours in a school bus in the district's transportation yard, but district officials haven't released details on the fate of the bus driver. "We are not at liberty to share the specific outcome of the investigation as it involved a confidential personnel matter," Superintendent Bill Banning said in a statement.


  9. Thieves Who Stole From Seniors Caught on CameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The three people shown in the surveillance photographs distracted a 65-year-old woman and stole her wallet while she was shopping in a Santa Barbara discount store, according to a media release from the Santa Barbara Police Department. Subsequently, the subjects used the victim's stolen credit cards to spend over $14,000.00 at retail stores in Goleta and Santa Barbara.


  10. Coast Guard Says Oil Sheen Caused By Natural SeepRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Lab tests have confirmed that the large oil sheen discovered off Goleta Beach last Wednesday was caused by natural seepage, Coast Guard officials announced this morning. The discovery, made by two kayakers who paddled to shore splattered with black and brown crude, prompted fears of another spill so soon after the accidental discharge near Refugio on May 19. Coast Guard "pollution responders" took samples from the three-square-mile sheen and compared them to tar balls on the beach, as well other possible sources, such as boats in the area and Venoco's nearby Platform Holly.


  11. Buena Onda's Argentine Flair and FareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    In Argentina, "buena onda" can be used to describe someone cool, express good vibes, or refer to when things go smoothly. Buena Onda, a new pop-up at Old Town Goleta's Goodland Kitchen Market, embodies this Argentine expression with a menu of South American specialties.


  12. Emergency Crews Investigating Large Oil Slick Off Goleta BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    UPDATE, 12:42 p.m.: An aerial photo taken by a helicopter with ABC7 out of Los Angeles shows a large oil sheen extending far from Goleta Beach into the ocean. See it here .


  13. Haggen Lays off Developmentally Disabled EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Since its expansion to Santa Barbara County in April 2015, Haggen - a relatively small Pacific Northwest grocery chain known for its health food options - has taken over five Albertsons and Vons locations in Santa Barbara and Goleta. This week, Haggen laid off 14 developmentally disabled employees working at those stores.


  14. Goleta Neighborhood Clinic OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics opened up their fourth location, the Goleta Neighborhood Clinic, on July 17. With a temporary center established in Goleta since 2014, the long-awaited ribbon-cutting ceremony for the permanent facility brought out a crowd of all those who had contributed to installing the new clinic, including Goleta Mayor Paula Perotte, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, and Congresswoman Lois Capps.


  15. Neighborhood Opposes Proposed CHP FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    My fellow columnist Vic Cox previously wrote about the community resistance to the new California Highway Patrol location, and the following is an interview with Robert Miller, who has been instrumental in organizing the Westside Goleta Coalition, Goleta's newest neighborhood association. A trial lawyer affiliated with a national law firm, Robert Miller moved to Goleta about 16 months ago.


  16. Edward Leven and His Rubber ChecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Brundage, onetime virtual czar of the Olympics, would soon regret the deal and that he hadn't looked closely into Leven's dubious real estate dealings. Using wife Joyce Stone Leven's alimony, he planned to live in a grand manner and parlay his new holdings into a multimillion-dollar estate.


  17. Public's Help Needed in Accident InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone who witnessed a traffic accident Tuesday in Goleta that left a woman with severe injuries to call investigators at 961-7518. Officials did not elaborate on why they're asking for the public's help in the investigation.


  18. Goleta Resident Killed in Hollister Avenue CrashRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    A 26-year-old Goleta man died in a traffic accident just before midnight Saturday when he crashed into a tree along Hollister Avenue. Michael Moore was driving westbound in the 7900 block of Hollister Avenue near Las Armas Road when he failed to negotiate a curve in the road, said Sheriff's Office spokesperson Kelly Hoover.


  19. Fourth Annual Paddle for SorelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Sorel Kolendrianos is a Santa Barbara girl living with Rett syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder that generally causes a slowing of development, loss of certain functions, and often seizures. At 18 months, Sorel lost hope of walking, talking, and using her hands in a purposeful way.


  20. King Zero's Reggae-Rock-Rap FusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Santa Barbara Independent

    Muisc Club with Fayuca, Ease Up, and True Press, but don't call them a white-boy reggae band. "Genre, genre, genre - I just play music," said band mastermind and rhythm guitarist Keith Cain.


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