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Deltopia Crowds Up, Arrests Down From Last Year

Deltopia crowds were estimated to be as low as 6,000 and as high as 8,000 this year, up from approximately 3,500 the year before, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office (SBSO).
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Student Injured After Cliff Fall on Del Playa

A UCSB student fell off of a balcony on the 66 block of Del Playa at approximately 4:45 p.m. Saturday.
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Police Presence Declines as Deltopia Dwindles

Police presence during Deltopia will continue to decline this year following dropping attendance levels over the past three years.
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Vista Point: Weekly Freebies and Activities in I.V.

Tree plantings, improv and more this week in Isla Vista.
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UCPD To Cut Down on Deltopia Fencing Due to Spring Insight

The university will not use its usual chain-link fences during Deltopia in April, as the informal street party will fall on the same weekend as Spring Insight.
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I.V. Surfrider Hosts Philanthropic Surf Competition

The competition had been postponed for two weeks due to lack of swell, but this week’s dropping tide provided surfable waves.
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Report Shows Stability in I.V. Homeless Population Since 2013

The Isla Vista homeless population has increased by 37 percent since 2016 but decreased by over 30 percent since 2013, according to a countywide homeless census released Wednesday.
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Vista Point: Local Freebies and Activities This Week

This week, catch the 'zine scene with The Catalyst, desserts with the elderly and more.
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Students Search for Housing After DP Evacuations

Forty-eight students have been in search of housing due to the recent evacuation orders of two properties on Del Playa Drive.
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Vista Point: The Goings-On in I.V.

FNL Improvability will ditch the improv this Friday and perform scripted sketches in Embarcadero Hall during their 8 p.m. show. Tickets to the 8 p.m. show are $3. They will resume performing improv du...
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County To Reinstate Festival Ordinance for Deltopia 2017

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors passed a motion Tuesday introducing a bill to prohibit musical activities between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m. for this year’s Deltopia weekend.
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Installation of Signals In Debate

Santa Barbara County officials spoke at the A.S. Senate meeting on Wednesday about the upcoming traffic signal installation at the Pardall Road and Embarcadero Del Norte intersection.
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Senate Meeting Focuses on Displaced Students, Deltopia

Associated Students (A.S.) Senate passed three resolutions Wednesday concerning students displaced by Del Playa cliff erosion, the Isla Vista festival ordinance and Deltopia advertisements.
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Vista Point: Freebies and To-Dos this Week

Surf competitions, open mic nights and more this week in I.V.
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The Goings-On in Isla Vista This Week

This week's Vista Point includes challah baking, "Not My President's Day" march downtown and KCSB's 55th anniversary.
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