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What You Need to Know About I.V. Government

Isla Vista’s vibrant political history rooted in efforts for self-governance culminated in last year’s establishment of the Isla Vista Community Services District (CSD), the first government with ...
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County To Install Pardall Stoplight

The construction of a traffic signal at the intersection of Pardall Road and Embarcadero Del Norte in Isla Vista will begin this month and will be completed by Sep. 15, according to county officials.
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Hit and Run Leaves UCSB Student with Broken Leg

California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded Wednesday afternoon to a call of a hit and run with major injuries on Pardall and Embarcadero Del Mar. CHP responded to a call of a hit and run at approximate...
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I.V. Food Co-op Takes Powerful Step With Solar Panel Installation

The Isla Vista Food Cooperative celebrated its recent solar panel installation of solar panels with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this Sunday.
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A.S. Votes To Boycott Gio’s Until Management Issues Apology

Associated Students passed a resolution this past Wednesday to boycott Giovanni’s Pizza in Isla Vista after the restaurant staff allegedly discriminated against a Mexican customer.
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CSD Holds First Public Safety Town Hall Meeting

During the meeting, attendees raised the possibility of creating a civilian review board and improving transparency in law enforcement’s crime reporting.
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Trump Budget a Threat to SB Housing and Infrastructure

Santa Barbara County could lose more than a million dollars in annual federal funding following President Donald Trump’s first full budget proposal for the 2018 fiscal year.
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Vista Point: Weekly Local Freebies and Activities

Issue XI of the Catalyst magazine will be launching this Thursday at Coffee Collaborative. The event will be from 6-8 p.m. Anyone can stop by to get a free copy of the Isla Vista-themed edition.
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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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