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State Lands Commission Allows Venoco’s Goleta Oil Project to Move Forward Former Santa Barbara Doctor Julio Diaz Withdraws Guilty Plea; Case Will Go to Trial Longtime Police Officer Chris Nartatez Reflects on North County Career Goleta Council Sets ‘Termination’ Hearing for Venoco Facility After Adopting Ordinance Etta Waterfield Joins Santa Maria Council as Jack Boysen Begins Second Term British Company Moves to Buy Operator of Local Hotels

State Lands Commission Allows Venoco’s Goleta Oil Project to Move Forward

But the future of the company's nearby Ellwood processing facility remains in limbo after a City Council vote just a day earlier

By Lara Cooper, Noozhawk Staff Writer

Former Santa Barbara Doctor Julio Diaz Withdraws Guilty Plea; Case Will Go to Trial

A judge decides Diaz hadn't been properly advised by his attorney when he pleaded guilty to overprescribing charges stemming from 11 patient deaths

By Lara Cooper, Noozhawk Staff Writer

Longtime Police Officer Chris Nartatez Reflects on North County Career

The sergeant rose through the ranks to chief of the Guadalupe Police Department before joining the force in Santa Maria

By Janene Scully, Noozhawk North County Editor

Goleta Council Sets ‘Termination’ Hearing for Venoco Facility After Adopting Ordinance

The ordinance would establish new procedures for the city to end legal nonconforming uses, and could force the closure of the Ellwood oil and gas plant

By Giana Magnoli, Noozhawk News Editor

Etta Waterfield Joins Santa Maria Council as Jack Boysen Begins Second Term

Mayor Alice Patino proclaims Willie Green Day in honor of the departing councilman, who lost his election bid after being appointed to the seat in 2013

By Janene Scully, Noozhawk North County Editor

British Company Moves to Buy Operator of Local Hotels

Canary Hotel in Santa Barbara and Goodland Hotel in Goleta affected by sale

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