Articles Tagged With ‘Goleta’




Woman grabs a pitchfork, goes on offensive in Goleta

A female intruder stole a pitchfork Sunday afternoon and threatened multiple Goleta residents, stabbing one of them. [KEYT] The pitchfork thief stabbed a woman in the arm and stomach. She also allegedly assaulted a police officer. The crime spree began... (Continue reading)

West Nile virus detected in Goleta

Mosquitoes collected at Lake Los Carneros in Goleta on April 2 tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department. April’s positive result marks the earliest detection of West Nile in Santa Barbara County.... (Continue reading)

Car collides with Santa Barbara deputy

A vehicle collided with the patrol car of a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy, injuring him while he was responding to an emergency call on Tuesday. [KSBY] The crash occurred shortly after noon on northbound Highway 101 in Goleta. The... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara deputy shot during training

A Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy was shot in the arm during a training exercise on Saturday. [KSBY] The shooting occurred as a result of the accidental discharge of a firearm. The deputy suffered a minor injury, for which he... (Continue reading)

Central Coast man murders 4 family members

After a Goleta man murdered his parents and two sons Monday night, he told a dispatcher it was his “destiny.” Nicolas Holzer, 45, had been unemployed for years. For the past seven years, he had lived with his parents and... (Continue reading)

Four people murdered in Goleta

UPDATE: Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies arrested a 46-year-old man who is suspected of murdering four people and a dog in Goleta. The victims died from multiple stab wounds. A press conference planned for Tuesday morning was canceled to provide... (Continue reading)

Woman leaves baby alone in hot car

A 32-year-old Goleta woman faces a possible child endangerment charge after she allegedly left her 9-month-old son unattended in a car, with only the back windows partially rolled down, while she went shopping. Shortly after 1 p.m., Santa Barbara County... (Continue reading)

Officers shoot wrong-way driver in Santa Barbara County

A Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputy and a California Highway Patrol officer shot and wounded a man driving a pick-up truck the wrong way in neighborhood outside of Goleta. [KCOY] Around 8 p.m. Wednesday, the CHP issued an alert about... (Continue reading)

Woman pushing stroller killed in Goleta

A woman pushing her infant across the street in a stroller was struck and killed Monday evening in Goleta, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. At about 5:20 p.m., a vehicle struck the woman in the intersection of... (Continue reading)

Earthquake felt by county residents

An earthquake measuring 4.6 and centered offshore near Goleta shook residents as far north as Bradley early Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey has reported. The 7:38 a.m. tremor caused no apparent damage or injuries, officials said, and no tsunami threat... (Continue reading)