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Senator Jackson Encourages Equal Pay with New Bill

Santa Barbara State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson introduced Senate Bill 358 (SB 358) which aims to strengthen California’s equal pay laws, ensuring women are paid equally to their male counterparts ...
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Food Security Forum Explores Finances of Eating Healthy

The Associated Students Food Bank and UCSB Sustainability hosted their first of two Isla Vista Food Forums discussing student food insecurity at the local and state level at the Santa Barbara Hillel l...
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UCSB To Fund Cliffside Fence

UCSB announced Tuesday that it will provide $70,000 to Santa Barbara County for the construction of permanent fences along the bluffs in Isla Vista.
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Former Candidate Sues Lois Capps

Former congressional candidate Chris Mitchum filed a lawsuit against Congresswoman Lois Capps on Feb. 17 for defamation, claiming that her campaign advertisements took his comments from a 2012 intervi...
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News-Press Gains Access to Councilwoman’s Emails

After the Santa Barbara News-Press requested access to correspondence between Santa Barbara City Councilwoman Cathy Murillo and PODER, or the People Organized for the Defense and Equal Rights of Santa...
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Professor Speaks on State of American Education

Education policy expert and professor of public policy at UC Berkeley David Kirp discussed the U.S. public school system’s need for reform as well as the positive impact of personal connections betw...
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MCC Discussion Examines Obama’s Deportations

Seasoned author and sociology professor at UC Merced Tanya Golash-Boza held a discussion on mass deportation and the racialized trends in immigrant law enforcement in the U.S. Tuesday night in the Mu...
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Goleta Contemplates Parking Permits for Deltopia

The Goleta City Council decided to consider a plan on Tuesday to use parking permits to discourage out-of-town visitors from flooding Isla Vista during Deltopia this April, a method used in October to...
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IVFP To Start Wearing Body Cameras

After roughly a year of discussion, Isla Vista Foot Patrol (IVFP) will begin wearing body cameras on their uniforms by the end of February.
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Sick as a Dog: Parvovirus on the Rise in Santa Maria

Santa Barbara County Animal Services has reported a high number of cases of parvovirus in dogs in the Santa Maria area, with five confirmed cases in the last few weeks.
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C.A.P.S. Continues to Help Students Heal

Last Friday at the Student Resources Building, Counseling and Psychological Services introduced “Pathways to Healing” a group counseling program designed to address the needs of students and facul...
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A.S. Senate Learns About Rec Cen, Catering

The Associated Students Senate held their second meeting of the year in the Flying A room at the UCen this Wednesday and discussed a variety of issues related to student access to the RecCen, the A.S....
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Dinner Program To Aid Dialogue

Faculty members and lecturers have been invited to dine with students in Isla Vista as a part of new Faculty Dinner Program that began this October and will continue throughout the year.
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IVFP Discusses Halloween With Residents

Isla Vista residents met with I.V. Foot Patrol officers yesterday morning during “Coffee with a Cop,” an event held to allow I.V. community members to ask questions to local law enforcement at the...
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