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Another popular South Coast community event has been cancelled due to coronavirus safety concerns.

The City of Goleta has pulled the plug on its 2020 Goleta Dam Dinner.  The event is an outdoor community dinner traditionally held at Lake Los Carneros every August.

(Photo by Daniel Bertucelli, Santa Barbara County Fire Department)

A teenager has been arrested for a string of fires on the South Coast, including one which heavily damaged a church complex.

Santa Barbara County firefighters were called to a Goleta neighborhood by reports of a fire just before midnight Monday.

A South Coast city is ordering employees and customers in the community to mask up against coronavirus. The Goleta City Council approved a resolution requiring masks, scarves, or any other fabric covering over noses and mouths.

A South Coast city is trying to help its residents find open places to get takeout food and support its restaurant community during the coronavirus crisis. The City of Goleta launched their new “Goleta to Go” page on the city’s website.

A South Coast city has a new police chief.  Lt. Rich Brittingham is the City of Goleta's new Chief of Police Services.

A South Coast city is trying to use technology to keep coronavirus from bogging down construction in the community. The City of Goleta is moving to electronic permit applications and plan submittals. And, it’s also going to try to have building inspectors do remote inspections of completed work.

There’s shock and sadness at a South Coast college campus over word that a campus administrator, and his wife were the victims of a weekend hit and run collision which left both of the dead. Adolfo Corral and his wife Mary Jane were walking near Cathedral Oaks and Winchester Canyon Roads Sunday night when they were hit. He died at the scene, and she died a short time later at a hospital.

Goleta Senior Project Engineer James Winslow working on sidewalk project / (City of Goleta photo)

Construction is set to start on a three million dollar plus project to bring sidewalks and other needed infrastructure to a South Coast community.

Goleta's Old Town area has a patchy network of crosswalks, forcing people to walk in the streets in some areas.

(Photo by Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara County Fire Department)

A fast moving brush fire has burned more than 3,000 acres of land in Santa Barbara County, and forced thousands of evacuations.

The Cave Fire started just after 4 Monday afternoon in the West Camino Cielo area.  Strong wind help the blaze grow rapidly in the rugged mountains of San Marcos Pass, north of Santa Barbara and Goleta.

Updated 9:50 : The Cave Fire has now burned more than 3000 acres of land.

A brush fire on the South Coast has officially burned 30 plus acres of land in the Santa Ynez Mountains, but we know it’s burned much more than that, and forced a number of evacuations. The Cave Fire started just after 4 p.m., in the East Camino Cielo area. It's in the rugged mountains off of Highway 154. 

A South Coast city is hoping to save hundreds of thousands of dollars over the next few years by buying the office building it’s been renting for it City Hall complex. Goleta closed escrow on the 40,000 square foot building on the 100 block of Cremona Drive.

Have you ever wondered what happens after you flush your toilet? This weekend, you have the chance to find out on the South Coast.

The Goleta Sanitary District is having an open house today, the "Jurassic Plant Tour," with tours and activities. 

A city on the south coast has just graduated more than a dozen community members from a program aimed at teaching residents about local government.

A 17-year-old was shot and wounded yesterday in the normally quiet Goleta area of Santa Barbara County.

Few details have been released about the location of the incident, but residents in nearby neighborhoods were contacted by the Sheriff's Department for information.

Downtown Goleta could be seeing changes on Hollister Avenue unlike anything the city has done in decades.

Several plans are being considered to reduce the traffic lanes, add bike lanes, increase landscaped areas and add benches.

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