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Pappas To Run for Supervisor Again

Steve Pappas, a defeated 2008 Third District Supervisor candidate, announced on Dec. 28 that he would once again be challenging incumbent Doreen Farr for her seat in the upcoming 2012 election. After ...
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FBI Investigates Repeat Arson Attempts on IVFP

An unknown suspect threw a combustible device comparable to a Molotov cocktail at the Isla Vista Foot Patrol Station shortly before midnight on New Year’s Day, the second attack on the building in l...
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Occupy SB Creates Community Ties

The Occupy Santa Barbara movement, centered in De La Guerra Plaza, continues to sustain its efforts after more than 50 days since its first demonstration. Occupy SB plans to hold additional marches an...
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Police Investigate Additional Vandalism

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Dept. detectives found several defaced surfaces at UCSB’s Snidecor Hall that contained graffiti referencing last week’s arson attack on the Isla Vista Foot Patrol ...
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IVFP Endures Arson Attack

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Dept. is conducting an investigation into an arson attempt on the Isla Vista Foot Patrol Station late Tuesday night. At around 7:45 p.m., an unidentified suspect d...
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Farr To Host Open Forum For I.V. Locals

Santa Barbara County 3rd District Supervisor Doreen Farr will hold her monthly office hours at Coffee Collaborative on Pardall Road tomorrow to discuss local concerns with Isla Vista residents. Farr w...
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UCSB Alumna Wins Seat on SB City Council

Cathy Murillo, Randy Rowse and Dale Francisco will take the three open seats on the Santa Barbara City Council, according to semi-official results from the city clerk’s office. As of press time on T...
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Community To Gather, Honor Student Leader

The Santa Barbara County Jasmine’s Alternative Music School is hosting a benefit concert tonight at SOhO to provide free music lessons and instruments to youths. The event features five local bands ...
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Campaigns Conclude As Hopefuls Await Results

The Santa Barbara City Clerk’s Office received approximately 15,083 ballots for the Santa Barbara City Council election as of press time on Monday afternoon. Ten candidates are vying for three open ...
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County Stops Commercial Weed Trade

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors approved a ban on all medical marijuana dispensaries in the county at its Tuesday meeting after months of deliberation and failed alternate proposals. The...
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Halloween Madness Rocks I.V.

The estimated 20,000 to 25,000 partygoers in Isla Vista this weekend dwindled down Monday night as the holiday celebration came to an end. Officers made approximately 228 arrests and issued around 230...
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Candy Buyback To Provide For Troops Abroad

Santa Barbara-based Johnson Family Dental and the dental offices of Dr. Lloyd Suzuki & Dr. Karen Lin, D.D.S., will host their annual Halloween candy buybacks this week to support troops overseas. ...
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Halloween Revelers Parade I.V.

An estimated 20,000 to 25,000 participated in Isla Vista’s infamous Halloween celebrations this past weekend. Thousands of visitors — roughly the same number of attendees as last year — traveled...
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Police Defend Use of Force in DUI Arrest

Santa Barbara Police Chief Cam Sanchez announced yesterday that no further investigation will be conducted regarding allegations of excessive force by three officers in a contentious arrest last week....
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Contentious DUI Arrest Reviews Police Methods

The Santa Barbara Police Department is reviewing the case of a suspect who was detained on suspicion of driving under the influence, after several witnesses claimed the arresting officers used excessi...
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