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Vista Point: The Goings-On in I.V. This Week

This week's Vista Point includes an art festival, hot sauce tasting, an Isla Vista town hall meeting and more.
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Suit Against I.V. Shooter’s Housing Complex Progresses

The parents of James Hong, David Wang and George Chen filed a negligence and wrongful death lawsuit against Capri Apartments and Asset Campus Housing in March of 2015.
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Over 200 gather for Memorial Vigil

Student a capella groups opened Tuesday’s memorial of the tragic events of May 23, 2014, with a performance of “Amazing Grace,” as the victims’ families, students, faculty and staff gathered o...
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Sexual Assault Reports Up in I.V.

It is unknown what exactly has prompted the increase, but the issue has been at the center of Associated Students’ elections platforms and the recent sexual assault sit-in on May 3 and 4 in Cheadle ...
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Farewell, Holly

Jim Morrison's fabled muse for "The Crystal Ship," Platform Holly, will soon disappear as Venoco, Inc. has filed for bankruptcy.
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Amid Budget Woes, SB Sheriff’s Office Faces Potential Staff Cuts

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office (SBSO) is currently over budget, understaffed and overworked, county officials reported in budget discussions this past month.
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Vista Point: Local Freebies and Activities This Week

This week features free music in many forms, a yogi's Extravaganza pregame, a May 23 tragedy remembrance vigil and more.
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IVRPD Accepts $13,000 Donation from UCSB

The Isla Vista Recreation and Park District accepted $13,000 from UC Santa Barbara this Thursday as part of an agreement to use the funds for park improvements and maintenance.
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Vista Point: Isla Vista’s Goings-On This Week

This week's events include the 41st annual Isla Vista Jugglers Festival, Toga-Palooza and free vegan food.
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Unfazed by the Haze: Greek Life Confronts its Reputation

UC Santa Barbara has seen three fraternities lose their charter or colony status since 2014 for hazing-related offenses. Phi Sigma Kappa, Beta Theta Pi and Nu Alpha Kappa all lost their colony or char...
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Measure O Passes, Will Fund I.V. Park Services

Measure O passed Tuesday night with approximately 80 percent of Isla Vista voters choosing to approve the special tax to fund additional park services in I.V.
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Vista Point: I.V.’s Weekly Freebies and Activities

This week, catch local bands, music panels and festivals at all times of night and day.
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Vista Point: I.V. Goings-On and Freebies This Week

This week's Vista Point includes live music galore from I.V. First Friday to backyard concerts, free vegan food, tree planting and more.
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Best Buds Run Dispensary Out of Isla Vista

UCSB student Trevor Barrett and several friends operate a successful marijuana delivery service in Isla Vista.
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3 UCSB Students To Intern for Recently Established I.V. Gov’t

Some new faces were officially introduced to the Isla Vista Community Services District this Tuesday: three UC Santa Barbara students who will work as the first apprentices to the directors of I.V.’...
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