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Beaches Still Closed Due to Mud Runoff

Santa Barbara beaches have been closed for three weeks as the county continues to find high levels of contaminants in the water, according to the SBCPHD.
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IVYP Welcomes New Director After Three Month Search Process

After a rigorous three-month process of vetting over 70 candidates, the Isla Vista Youth Projects (IVYP) has selected Lori Lander Goodman as the organization’s new executive director.
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iV Menus Owner’s Preliminary Hearing Setting Scheduled for Feb. 15

iV Menus owner Patrick Galoustian’s preliminary hearing setting was postponed to Feb. 15, a superior court judge ruled Thursday.
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Vista Point: Weekly Goings-On in Isla Vista

The UCSB Associated Students Commission on Student Well Being is hosting high intensity interval training classes on Monday, Jan. 29, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. H.I.I.T. classes generally involve a c...
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I.V. Homeless Population Weathers Fire and Rain

The hazardous smoke of December’s Thomas Fire didn’t spare Isla Vista, as air quality dipped to unhealthy levels and forced residents to strap on N95 respirator masks while outdoors.
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High Insurance Costs Prevent El Elotero from Selling on Campus

Local street vendor Hijinio Camacho, El Elotero, will not be returning to the UC Santa Barbara campus to sell his famous elotes during Winter Quarter because he cannot afford the high insurance costs ...
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Vista Point

The goings-on in Isla Vista this week.
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Local Businesses Cope With Food Shortages as Highway 101 Remains Closed

Several Isla Vista businesses are experiencing product and food shortages due to the recent mudslides that have temporarily closed U.S. Route 101 northbound access from southern California.
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Vista Point

Find out about the goings-on in I.V. this week.
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Two Apparent Overdoses in Isla Vista Within 24 Hours, Victims Receive Doses of Naloxone

Two male victims suffering from apparent drug overdoses in Isla Vista received Naloxone and were transported to the hospital on Monday, the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office reported.
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Suspect Arrested for Reported Rape in Isla Vista

A woman was sexually assaulted by a male suspect at 910 Embarcadero Del Norte on  Dec. 17, the UC Santa Barbara Police Department reported.
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Isla Vista Food Co-op Aids Victims of Thomas Fire

The Isla Vista Food Cooperative is working to help those who have been affected by the Thomas Fire by offering several relief efforts, including a “round-up” change program, a 15 percent discount ...
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UCSB, Isla Vista Locations Close in Response to Poor Air Quality

The map shows locations in I.V. and on campus that are closed Friday or providing limited services.
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How Far Is Isla Vista From the Thomas Fire?

Click through the map for more details on the Thomas Fire and its distance from UCSB and Isla Vista.
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Net Neutrality Repeal Would Have Little Impact on UCSB

Internet access at UC Santa Barbara will not change if the Federal Communications Commission repeals network neutrality, a regulation that ensures all websites receive equal service.
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