It’s one of the South Coast’s most popular beaches, and parks, attracting about 1.5 million visitors a year.
But, Goleta Beach County Park has also been a source of tension between Santa Barbara County, and the State Coastal Commission.
More than a decade ago, the County received permission from the Commission for emergency revetments to prevent the ocean from eroding the beach, and park, but also had to come up with a long term management plan.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco reports hundreds of people were on hand as Santa Barbara County Supervisors acted on the controversial issue.
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