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Activists Discuss Pros, Cons

Pro-choice activist groups are out in force this week, rallying local voters against a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would require underage girls to notify their parents before the...
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Improv Troupe Spoofs Candidates

Dust off your Joe-the-Plumber overalls and your Sarah Palin skirt suits -- the Improvability comedy group will be performing a special Obama themed show tonight in I.V. Theater at 8 p.m.
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Voters To Decide Fate of I.V. Parks

A measure slated to appear on the upcoming November ballot has some locals up in arms about the possible destruction of Isla Vista's open spaces.
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Frying Chicken Fries Kitchen

Firefighters responded to an apartment fire at 6538 Sabado Tarde Rd. yesterday afternoon, where flames erupted after a resident accidentally left his stove on with oil sitting on it.
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State To Vote on $10 Billion Train Prop.

Come November, Californians will have to decide whether a high-speed rail system - one that could travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just over two and half hours - is worth $10 billion in sta...
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Increased Citations Welcome Students

The Isla Vista Foot Patrol came out in force this weekend, doubling the number of deputies on the streets and making more than two dozen arrests.
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IVFP Upgrades to Safer, Spacious Station on Trigo

Isla Vista Foot Patrol officers are busy outfitting their brand spanking new sheriff station on Trigo Road in preparation for the start of another school year.
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Candidates Vie for 3rd District

As Isla Vista's student population floods back into town for the new school year, candidates for the 3rd District supervisor -- the community's only elected official -- are starting to heat up their c...
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Pardall Receives Facelift

Over the next few months, Pardall Road will be undergoing a makeover as a result of infrastructure and aesthetic renovations underway in the town's commercial district.
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Isla Vista Events Embody Local Scene

Welcome, freshmen, to Isla Vista, the beachside beer-bubble community that will play host to the majority of your exploits and misadventures over the next four years. Compared with her various college...
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Master Plan Gets Underway on Pardall

Construction began on Monday of the Pardall Road Streetscape project, a public endeavor aimed at giving Isla Vista's commercial center a bit of a face-lift.
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Construction To Widen Highway 101

Commuters traveling on Highway 101 near downtown Santa Barbara should expect increased traffic delays as a major freeway expansion project commences this July.
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Farr Maintains Lead in Contributions

While 3rd District Supervisor candidate Doreen Farr still leads the pack in campaign fundraising, in a marked turn around, Steve Pappas raked in the most cash during the last filing period.
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Farr Faces Criticism for Record in I.V.

With the June 3 election just a week away, the candidates for 3rd district supervisor continue to debate who among them truly represents the interests of Isla Vista -- and who is merely pandering to t...
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EPA Anticipates End of Oil Spill Cleanup Project

More than six months after Greka Energy Co. spilled 86,000 gallons of crude oil at its Bell Lease facility, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it is nearing completion of its clea...
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