Posts Tagged Boyd Grant

The Goleta Pier Angler Center — Closed

It sits empty now, forlorn and ignored, and though the sign still proclaims “Goleta Pier Angler Center,” it’s a lie, for the hopes and dreams, dedication and selfless hours at the pier are finished: the center is at an end. The rods and reels are removed. The educational materials are packed and destined for more [...]

The End of a Dream? Boyd and the Goleta Pier Angler Center

  Goleta Pier Angler Center Sometimes things just don’t make sense. That was the reaction when word filtered out in September of 2011 that Boyd Grant, the venerable, Yoda-like “Pier Master” at the Goleta Pier had been asked to vacate his parking space at the County Park. The first reaction was an incredulous WHY? Why [...]

Commendation —Boyd Grant and UPSAC It was a great day in Santa Barbara when the Board of Supervisors recognized Boyd Grant and UPSAC for the work done at the Goleta Pier. It’s hard to believe that less than a year later some in the SB Parks Dept. want him out (see above). Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors S.B. [...]