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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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."
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Capps’s H.O.P.E. Act Yields Two Successful Surgeries

Johns Hopkins University Medical Center announced the first successful HIV-positive organ donation on Wednesday, made possible by the HIV Organ Policy Equity (H.O.P.E.) Act, sponsored by Santa Barbara...
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Suspect Arrested in ‘Diabolical’ Triple Homicide

Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Detectives arrested Pierre Haobsh, 27, at gunpoint shortly after midnight Friday at a Bonsall gas station in San Diego County.
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Names of Triple-Homicide Victims Released

A local doctor, his wife and their five-year-old daughter were found dead Wednesday inside their Goleta-area residence.
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SB Shelter Seeks To Give Dogs Their Own Spring Break

With finals looming around the corner, students are looking forward to spring break, a sentiment shared by the dogs at Santa Barbara County Animal Services (SBCAS).
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Renowned Photographer Speaks in Santa Barbara About New Project, Environment

Professional photographer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Sebastião Salgado and author Pico Iyer spoke Wednesday evening at the Arlington Theatre about Genesis (2013), Salgado’s most recent phot...
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Goleta City Council to Restrict Parking During Deltopia Weekend

Goleta City Council passed a resolution on Tuesday to implement a temporary on-street, residents-only parking restriction in Isla Vista for Deltopia weekend.
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Downtown Bike Plan Approved

The Santa Barbara City Council approved the Bike Master Plan by a vote of 6-1 on Tuesday, moving forward a plan that will create more bike paths in downtown Santa Barbara. More than 300 community m...
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Das Williams Introduces Bill To Establish Uniform AP Credit Transfer Among Community Colleges

Assemblymember Das Williams recently introduced Assembly Bill 1985, which would establish a uniform policy for Advance Placement (AP) credit transfer from high schools to all California Community Coll...
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