×
Menu

County

32312415025_cae16d1994_o
32312415025_cae16d1994_o

SpaceX Launch Commences Groundbreaking Satellite Program After Eight Years In Development

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc Saturday morning, carrying ten Iridium NEXT satellites into low-Earth orbit.
read more

Josie Baez

Anti-Trump Protests Pick Up in Santa Barbara

Following the numerous protests ignited by Tuesday’s election, almost 2,000 Santa Barbara residents marched through State Street in protest of the new president-elect Donald Trump.
read more

Josie Baez
Hannah-Beth Jackson speaks to an audience at the Mill Santa Barbara on election night after her victory is announced. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus
Hannah-Beth Jackson speaks to an audience at the Mill Santa Barbara on election night after her victory is announced. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus

Local Democrats Sweep Elections

While Republicans win a federal majority, Democrats find their place in California.
read more

Das Williams congratulates Monique Limon. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus

Local Women Gain Power in Government

Despite Hillary’s devastating loss this election, women like Kamala Harris and Joan Hartmann provide a beacon of hope in their respective local elections.
read more

Das Williams congratulates Monique Limon. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus
Registering over 13,000 voters for the November election — an increase of 2,000 compared to 2012 — 
local registration drives catapulted UCSB ahead of other universities such as UCLA, USC and UCSD. Allison Garfield / Daily Nexus
Registering over 13,000 voters for the November election — an increase of 2,000 compared to 2012 — 
local registration drives catapulted UCSB ahead of other universities such as UCLA, USC and UCSD. Allison Garfield / Daily Nexus

I.V. Leads Effort as SB Sees 55 Percent Voter Turnout

As of early Wednesday morning, voter turnout was recorded by the Santa Barbara County Elections Office at 55.12 percent.
read more

Nexus file photo

Flashback: Election 2012

It was only four years ago when both Isla Vista and UCSB were consumed with this year’s political fervor once again.
read more

Nexus file photo
Jose Ochoa / Daily Nexus
Jose Ochoa / Daily Nexus

Jill Stein Discusses Dakota Access Pipeline, Environmental Issues at Rally

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein visited Santa Barbara’s De La Guerra Plaza on Saturday for a morning rally filled with music and environmental activism.
read more

Isla Vista voter organizations are pushing for at least 13,000 students to register to vote in the election. The Third District Supervisor race has captured attention for governing I.V., Goleta and the Santa Ynez Valley. instead of their hometowns so they have a voice in the local election. Sierra Deak / Daily Nexus

Isla Vista Divided by Party Politics in Supervisor Race

Although it occupies a little over a square mile, Isla Vista is brimming with over 20,000 UC Santa Barbara students, retirement communities and clusters of longtime residents.
read more

Isla Vista voter organizations are pushing for at least 13,000 students to register to vote in the election. The Third District Supervisor race has captured attention for governing I.V., Goleta and the Santa Ynez Valley. instead of their hometowns so they have a voice in the local election. Sierra Deak / Daily Nexus
I.V. politics will be popping this week, what with the Third Disrict County Supervisor debate, the push to register at least 13,000 I.V. residents to vote for the November elections and the meeting for the future of the IVCC. McLane Brown / Daily Nexus
I.V. politics will be popping this week, what with the Third Disrict County Supervisor debate, the push to register at least 13,000 I.V. residents to vote for the November elections and the meeting for the future of the IVCC. McLane Brown / Daily Nexus

Vista Point: Exciting Events Happening in Isla Vista This Week

I.V. politics will be popping this week, what with the Third Disrict County Supervisor debate, the push to register at least 13,000 I.V. residents to vote for the November election.
read more

screen-shot-2016-09-26-at-8-10-11-pm

Concert Seeks End to Gun Violence, Honors Shooting Victims

250 cities in 45 states hosted concerts Sunday to promote “common sense” gun legislation in the wake of shootings and other gun-related deaths.
read more

screen-shot-2016-09-26-at-8-10-11-pm
Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus
Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

Isla Vistans Raise Concerns Against UCSB Construction

UC Santa Barbara’s ongoing construction at the intersection of El Colegio and Storke Roads has sparked concern from many Isla Vistans who believe children will not be safe in the major traffic area.
read more

After being assaulted by a UCSB student, the Rev. Jon-Stephen Hedges notes that it is up to him and the chaplains to be a “calm presence” during tumultuous times. Courtesy of Morris Franklin

Sorority and Isla Vista Pastor Honored by Red Cross

Alpha Delta Pi earned the Lifesaving Blood Hero award for its biannual blood drives, and the Rev. Jon-Stephen Hedges won the Disaster Services Hero Award.
read more

After being assaulted by a UCSB student, the Rev. Jon-Stephen Hedges notes that it is up to him and the chaplains to be a “calm presence” during tumultuous times. Courtesy of Morris Franklin
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at a July rally in Arizona. Courtesy of Gage Skidmore
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at a July rally in Arizona. Courtesy of Gage Skidmore

Bernie Sanders Adds Santa Barbara to California Tour

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a rally at Santa Barbara City College on Saturday morning.
read more

Nearly a year after the Refugio Oil Spill, which dumped 142,800 gallons of crude oil onto nearby beaches, ecological conditions at Refugio Beach state park are steadily improving. Stephen Manga

Effects of 2015 Oil Spill Persist, Researchers Say

One year later: The Refugio oil spill, which released 80,000 gallons of crude oil onto a shore 15 miles northwest of UCSB, has lasting effects.
read more

Nearly a year after the Refugio Oil Spill, which dumped 142,800 gallons of crude oil onto nearby beaches, ecological conditions at Refugio Beach state park are steadily improving. Stephen Manga
Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus
Lorenzo Basilio / Daily Nexus

Activists Say Gun Violence is a ‘Profit-Driven Crisis’

Legislators and activists spoke Thursday night at the Marjorie Luke Theatre in Santa Barbara on gun violence in America and what can be done to address the "profit-driven crisis."
read more