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Tattoo Parlor’s Precious Dogs Leave Their Prints on Isla Vista Community

Precious Slut Tattoo, a local piercing and tattoo parlor, has long grabbed the community’s attention with its risqué name. Now, students have five more reasons to flock to the shop.
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Community Services District Hires Jonathan Abboud as Interim General Manager

The Isla Vista Community Services District (CSD) announced Jonathan Abboud as its first interim general manager on Tuesday night, creating a temporary position to account for its unexpectedly small bu...
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UCSB Student Punches Attacker, Escapes After Sexual Assault

The victim turned and punched the suspect in the face, knocking him onto the ground, according to SBSO.
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County Introduces $300,000 Pardall Stoplight to Reduce Crashes

Traffic collisions on the intersection prompted the stoplight installation that replaced the original two-way stop sign.
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Calif. Supreme Court Petitioned Over Controversial Tax Case, “A Clear No” to Passing a Tax Without Voters for CSD Members

Local governments are closely monitoring a state Supreme Court ruling that could allow governing officials to bypass voters when implementing taxes.
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Detective Joins IVFP Following Student Protests, Demands

Gutierrez was assigned to IVFP because of his work as a detective in the Criminal Investigations Division for one year, according to Hoover.
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IVRPD Looks To Fill Board Vacancy

The Isla Vista Recreation and Park District (IVRPD) is looking for a board member to serve the remaining leg of UCSB alumna Paola De La Cruz’s term after she resigned from the board of directors in ...
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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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