LAFCO To Vote on Proposed I.V. Inclusion in Goleta Plan

The Goleta cityhood dilemma is expected to come to a head Thursday afternoon, when the question of inclusion or exclusion of Isla Vista will be decided.

Goleta Cityhood Proposal: To I.V. or Not to I.V.

The lines were drawn – figuratively at least – at Santa Barbara County’s Local Agency Formation Commission’s (LAFCO) five-hour public hearing Thursday night.

County Supervisor Gail Marshall Reviews City Proposal Plans

With lines yet to be drawn and decisions still to be made, a few Isla Vista residents debated the pros and cons of I.V.’s possible inclusion within Goleta Now!’s proposed city Wednesday night.

IVRPD Discusses Shelter for I.V. Homeless, Crime Rate Over Break

Isla Vista Recreation and Park District members questioned the feasibility of running a homeless center without the county’s support at Thursday night’s meeting.

County Debates Future of Santa Barbara County Shores Park

The Santa Barbara County Park Commission hosted a public information gathering to debate the design of the Santa Barbara Shores Park Master Plan. The plan will determine the future of a 118-acre parcel located adjacent to the Sandpiper Golf Course as well as the property owned by developer Randall Fox.

Santa Barbara Foundation Awards $237,000 to Local Nonprofits

A Santa Barbara-based group honored community activists Thursday afternoon for their dedication to improving the environment and local neighborhoods.

Meeting To Review Possible City Boundaries for Goleta

Whether or not Isla Vista will actually become an island may be decided at tonight’s Local Agency Formation Committee (LAFCO) meeting.

Meeting Considers Registration of Parties, Inclusion in City Plan

Third District Supervisor Gail Marshall hosted a town hall meeting Thursday night for Isla Vista residents concerned with large parties and the possibility of I.V. as part of Goleta.