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How Much Are Pro, Anti-Measure R Groups Spending for Your Vote?

Primary elections are rolling around quickly, with voting set to take place next week on Tuesday, June 5. Two campaigns have mounted for the passage and failure of Measure R, a utility tax to fund the...
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How Much Are SB County Sheriff Candidates Spending for Your Vote?

Sheriff Bill Brown leads the fundraising effort comfortably with $251,364, as of May 25 — the last date on file that Brown reported finances — ahead of Lt. Brian Olmstead, who has raised $124,329 ...
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Sheriff Candidates Talk Platforms in Isla Vista

I.V. residents and UCSB students welcomed the three Santa Barbara County Sheriff-Coroner candidates with a packed room as the three made their last push to win over third district voters before the Ju...
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Suspect Arrested for Assault With a Deadly Weapon

The suspect argued with the staff and “brandished” a knife when approached.
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Isla Vistans Would Pay $30 a Year for New Tax Promising to Fund I.V. Services

The Isla Vista Community Services District estimates a proposed tax, which will come to a vote this June, will generate approximately $702,444 in annual revenue for the district and cost I.V. resident...
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In Photos: A.S. Elections 2018

This year's Associated Students election saw tears of joy and of disappointment. Relive the night below:
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CSUs Will Not Raise Tuition in 2018

California State Universities will not be raising tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year, according to a press release from the university system’s website.
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Students Exchange Views on ‘Olé,’ Consider New Mascot or Rebranding

Students expressed concern that UCSB negatively represents Argentinian people by using features like a mask and grimacing face on “Olé."
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Future of I.V Government in Voters’ Hands

As primary elections quickly approach, student organizers and local government officials are making their second push toward a measure which would fund Isla Vista’s financially hamstrung government ...
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Two Apparent Overdoses in Isla Vista Within 24 Hours, Victims Receive Doses of Naloxone

Two male victims suffering from apparent drug overdoses in Isla Vista received Naloxone and were transported to the hospital on Monday, the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office reported.
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Thomas Fire Becomes Largest Wildfire in Modern California History

The Thomas Fire is now the largest recorded wildfire in California history after burning through 273,400 acres of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties in 20 days.
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Owner of iV Menus Arrested on 3 Felony Charges of Rape, Pleads Not Guilty

iV Menus was closed on Tuesday, according to an iV Menus employee.
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Trump Declares State of Emergency in Calif., FEMA Will Fund Most Costs for Firefighting Efforts

FEMA will cover over 75 percent of firefighting costs in areas affected by the fire, according to Brandi Richard, FEMA spokesperson.
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Couches Burn as Isla Vista Suffers Ongoing Power Outage

The outages occurred throughout Santa Barbara County and extended to Ventura County.
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CSD Discusses Mediation Program Between Tenants and Landlords

The Isla Vista Community Services District began discussions to develop a new tenant-landlord mediation program on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at their board of directors meeting.
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