Sunday, March 18 , 2018, 8:26 pm | Fair 53º


Local News

Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce Asking for Recession Input

Issues & Policy Roundtable to hear update on how local companies are weathering the economic storm

The Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from members of the business community about how the recession is affecting them.

The chamber will hold its Issues & Policy Roundtable meeting at noon Thursday in the Jean Blois Community Room at its offices, 271 N. Fairview Ave., Suite 104.

Speakers will include Village Properties’ Elaine Abercrombie; Mark Ingalls, general manager of Camino Real Marketplace; and Pacifica Commercial Realty executive vice president Mark Mattingly. They will discuss how the economic downturn has been affecting business and what they are doing in response.

Also on the agenda is a discussion on Goleta Beach Park, presented by Ed de la Torre from Friends of Goleta Beach.

Noozhawk staff writer Sonia Fernandez can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

  • Ask
  • Vote
  • Investigate
  • Answer

Noozhawk Asks: What’s Your Question?

Welcome to Noozhawk Asks, a new feature in which you ask the questions, you help decide what Noozhawk investigates, and you work with us to find the answers.

Here’s how it works: You share your questions with us in the nearby box. In some cases, we may work with you to find the answers. In others, we may ask you to vote on your top choices to help us narrow the scope. And we’ll be regularly asking you for your feedback on a specific issue or topic.

We also expect to work together with the reader who asked the winning questions to find the answer together. Noozhawk’s objective is to come at questions from a place of curiosity and openness, and we believe a transparent collaboration is the key to achieve it.

The results of our investigation will be published here in this Noozhawk Asks section. Once or twice a month, we plan to do a review of what was asked and answered.

Thanks for asking!

Click here to get started >

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made through PayPal below, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments.

Thank you for your vital support.

Reader Comments

Noozhawk is no longer accepting reader comments on our articles. Click here for the announcement. Readers are instead invited to submit letters to the editor by emailing them to [email protected]. Please provide your full name and community, as well as contact information for verification purposes only.

Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.

Sign Up Now >