The Goleta branch of FLIR Systems, a thermal imaging company, helped manufacture an infrared-sensing chip that recently assisted Boston police in seeking out suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The chip acts as an integral component of the Star SAFIRE — a thermal imaging camera used by security personnel all […]
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The Associated Students Coastal Fund recently announced they will be granting the Environmental Defense Center a $7,000 grant to support the center’s work restoring the Goleta Slough Watershed. Located near UCSB, the Goleta Slough Watershed enhances the water quality of the region by filtering pollutants. The watershed — which includes […]
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is investigating the possibility of human smuggling after a 30-foot panga boat was found washed up on Goleta Beach last Friday morning. The fiberglass boat, which was discovered by beach maintenance workers at around 5 a.m., had a single outboard motor and contained approximately […]
As a result of a newly received traffic safety grant, the city of Goleta will be implementing an anti-DUI program in order to establish safer streets for locals. The $68,250 grant, awarded to Goleta by the California Office of Traffic Safety, will finance a program to educate the public on […]
Last week, the Goleta City Council approved construction of the city’s largest development plan — a combined residential and business complex on Hollister Avenue — since its incorporation into the county in 2002. The mixed-use project will be built across from Camino Real Marketplace and will include 274 residential units, […]