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I.V. CSD Budget Sees About $200,000 Increase in Funding for Next Fiscal Year

The total amount of funding the I.V. CSD expects to receive in the 2019-2020 fiscal year is $1,105,921, compared to $898,337 in 2018-2019.
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Proposed Vending Machine in I.V. Aimed at Addressing Food Insecurity in Near Future

The vending machine is intended to operate 24/7 and will likely be located outside the Isla Vista Community Room at 970 Embarcadero Del Mar.
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CSD To Change Election Years, Citing Money Saved and Aiming for Higher Voter Turnout

Three positions on the board of directors will now be up for grabs in the 2020 general election, as opposed to fall 2019.
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Sunrise Movement Holds Green New Deal Town Hall at Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

The Sunrise Movement SB held a town hall on April 23 to advocate for the Green New Deal and answer questions from the public.
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Recent Data Shows Decrease in Santa Barbara Crime from 2017

In the past two years, the overall crime rate has been at a steady decline.
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Spike In April Arrests Due to Deltopia

More students were arrested in Isla Vista and on the UC Santa Barbara campus in April than in any of the past six months.
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Flintstone Bench Removed, Donated to IVRPD

On April 10, the SB County Public Works Department removed the bench after being informed to do so by SBSO.
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New Proposed Cliff Policy Could Affect Homes on Del Playa Drive

The county’s new proposed policy would move the minimum distance to 15 feet.
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Sheriff’s Office Rolls Out Party Registration Program for Isla Vista

The Party Registration Program allows I.V. residents to pre-register their parties online to avoid the risk of being cited and fined.
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I.V. and SB Groups Address Sexual Violence in Video Series

The videos are part of a push from the IV. Safe Committee.
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I.V. CSD to Net An Estimated $900,000 By Year’s End

However, the UUT failed to get money from any electric companies, according to the budget.
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Biennial Homeless Count Finds 33 Houseless Individuals Living in I.V.

The count revealed a drop of about 10% in the houseless population in the city of Santa Barbara from 2017 to 2019.
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IVRPD Director Jacob Lebell Resigns From Position

Lebell has held his position on the board since 2014.
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IVFP Responds to Reports of Gunshots Near Storke Road and Hollister Ave.

Bullet holes were found in the windows of Wolf’s Head Barbershop.
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Southern California Edison Found Responsible for Thomas Fire

A more detailed report about the fire’s investigation will be “available as soon as possible,” according to the department.
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