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Cannabis Measure Receives CSD Endorsement

The Isla Vista Community Services District voted on Tuesday to endorse Measure T, which would allow the county to tax cannabis operations within unincorporated areas of the county, including I.V.
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Student Organizers Move to Pass Prop 68, Which Would Fund I.V. Parks

The legislation will be used to combat the negative effects of California’s natural disasters, according to IVRPD chairman Jacob Lebell.
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Tenant-Landlord Mediation Program Comes to I.V.

The tenant landlord mediation services will foster better relationships between tenants and landlords in I.V., according to Jonathan Abboud, I.V. CSD manager.
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Suspected Golden State Killer Arrested, Linked With Goleta Murders

Sacramento County Police arrested the suspected “Golden State Killer,” Joseph James DeAngelo, who allegedly committed multiple crimes in Goleta and across California, on April 24.
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Bertrand Denies Conflict of Interest in Bid for Government Job

Isla Vista official Ethan Bertrand voted on Tuesday to nominate himself for a paid government position, which might raise concerns over government conflict-of-interest laws.
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Santa Barbara MTD Proposes Service Changes This Summer

The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) is proposing service changes to the bus lines 27, 15x, 20, 21x, 7 and 10 that are expected to be implemented in August.
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Isla Vista Landlord Gelb Pleads Not Guilty to Misdemeanor

Isla Vista landlord James Gelb plead not guilty to a misdemeanor charge in a trial court Thursday for yelling homophobic slurs at I.V. official Ethan Bertrand in November.
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Rain Unlikely for Deltopia Weekend

The weekend weather comes just in time for Deltopia, when visitors from out-of-town and I.V. residents participate in an annual, informal street party.
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Rezoning Will Provide I.V. With More Library Access

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted in favor of establishing a new zone allowing the City of Goleta to have autonomous funding for its libraries, opening a path for Isla Vista to recei...
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Police Find No Threat After Investigating ‘Suspicious Package’ in Isla Vista

Responders from the Santa Barbara Fire Department, Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office and California Highway Patrol were called to the scene at around 4 p.m.
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UCSB Student Fatally Injured in El Colegio Motorcycle Accident

The UCSB student was traveling westbound on El Colegio when he lost control of the vehicle for unknown reasons.
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I.V. Businesses Face Limited Number of Alcohol Licenses

There are currently more active alcohol licenses in Isla Vista than the amount the state of California allows for businesses in the region, posing limitations for any new or current business trying to...
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I.V. Resident Arrested for Residential Burglary

The suspect is not affiliated with UC Santa Barbara or Santa Barbara City College, according to SBSO spokesperson Kelly Hoover.
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Suspect in Friday Night I.V. Stabbing Arrested

McClain is in custody at the Santa Barbara County Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and bodily harm inflicted during the commission of a felony.
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SB County Seeks To Improve Disaster Preparedness

In the wake of the Jan. 9 mudslide that devastated Monetico neighborhoods, Santa Barbara County has unveiled new disaster preparedness policies to improve communication between the county and citizens...
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