The most recent City of Goleta COVID-19 information is available at The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department Public Information Portal can be found at

Online Research - Consumer Information

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Better Business Bureau
Provides consumer and business guidance and information on dispute resolution. 

California Department of Consumer Affairs
Provides information on consumer rights and responsibilities.

Consumer Guide - Automotive
Contains product reviews and information.

Consumer Guides and Protection on 
Learn how to be a safe consumer, what to do when a purchase or service goes wrong, etc. 

Consumer Information 
Federal Trade Commission on Money & Credit, Home & Mortgages, Jobs & Making Money, and Privacy & Identity, has a Spanish option. 

Consumer Reports 
Provides buying advice, product brands, types. Need to subscribe for ratings and comparisons.

Consumer Search
They analyze product reviews and provide information.

Consumer Services Guide (from Consumer Action)
Searchable directory of national, state, and local resources compiled by Consumer Action to help with consumer problems and questions, via a variety of search functions.

Consumer World
Provides up-to-date information on products, prices & consumer agencies.                           
Federal government site specifically for managing and using money wisely, using credit and loans carefully, and protecting against scams and identity theft.

Credit Reports Free Annually 
Federal Trade Commission site that provides information and a link on how to order annual free credit reports. 

Foreclosure Resources for Consumers   
Information from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the FTC, IRS, and Federal Reserve System.

Fuel Economy           
Gas mileage, pollution, greenhouse gas emissions for new/used cars and trucks, etc.

Offers ways to get faster customer service by providing phone numbers and contact options for more than 8,000 companies in 45 countries. 

Loan Modification Scam Alert       
Common loan scams.

National Do Not Call Registry       
Register your phone number, change it or file a complaint.

Phone Scams 
Consumer education to help people protect themselves from phone fraud, provided by the Federal Trade Commission.                 
Federal government inter-agency web site providing safety information covering consumer products, motor vehicles, boats, medicine, cosmetics and environmental products.

Lists hosts who knowingly host stealth spamming groups on their network.