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Hot Desert Action

There's nothing like two days of nonstop stage-hopping in 95-degree heat to satiate the need for a good live show. Once again, the big money masterminds behind the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Fest...
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Notes on Coachella 2006

Formed by outstretching one's index and pinky fingers while curling the other three, metal horns - also referred to by your God-fearing grandmother as "devil horns" - used to symbolize a concertgoer's...
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I.V. Plan Discusses Housing Expansion, Area Improvements

Local property owners, residents and students focused on the future development of Isla Vista and the UCSB campus at last night's meeting of the Project Area Committee and General Plan Advisory Commit...
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250 Students Skip School for Protest

Nearly 50 junior high school students marched across the UCSB campus in the rain Friday morning to protest the proposed tightening of federal immigration laws.
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Grief Lingers In the Wake of Fatal Collision

For Abby Pollak, the mother of Elie Israel, every morning requires a conscious decision to get out of bed. She makes the decision to get up, but not without thinking about what Elie will miss in life,...
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Locals Remember I.V. Crash Victims

Just after sundown Thursday evening, the voices of 70 people singing "Amazing Grace" marked the end of a ceremony remembering those lost in a horrific Isla Vista crash five years ago.
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Victims’ Families To Reflect on Crash, Lives Lost

Five years to the day after a high-speed crash on Sabado Tarde Road killed four people, the victims' family and friends will gather tonight in Isla Vista for a candlelight memorial service.
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Remembering A Soldier’s Life

Sean Brock tried to convince his hung-over friends to hike down the coast from Isla Vista to his home in Redondo Beach -- a distance of over 100 miles. It was June of 1998, just after a weekend of par...
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Former Students Take Roles as Soldiers

Somewhere in Baghdad, her exact location classified for security reasons, 2nd Lt. Jennifer Pozzi serves with a U.S. Military Police unit in a combat zone she describes as "pretty darn scary."
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Graduating Into War

With their backs to a skyline of research buildings and residence halls, a squad of camouflage-clad cadets charges up the side of a blufftop ridge between the UCSB Lagoon and Campus Point. On this sun...
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March 28, 2005

Isla Vista Foot Patrol officers at the corner of Del Playa Drive and Camino Majorca observed a 46-year-old man staggering in the roadway. Officers watched as the man struggled to maintain his balance ...
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For Social Change, Fair Play and Peace

Violence in Isla Vista was renewed in June 1970 during one of Malcolm Gault-Williams' shifts as a DJ for campus radio station KCSB.
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I.V.

Nearly two months after rioting students burned down the Bank of America on Embarcadero Del Norte, UCSB students like 22-year-old Kevin Patrick Moran - who opposed the violence - found themselves defe...
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Burning Down the Isla Vista Bank of America

Swinging a bottle of wine, Rich Underwood strolled from Harder Stadium into Isla Vista with several hundred other students who had just attended a speech delivered by defense attorney William Kunstler...
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An Oceanside Revolution

With 1,000 angry students surrounding the administration building, their bodies packing the concrete plaza in front of Campbell Hall, university officials moved to resolve the situation peacefully.
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