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July 2017 Whittier Fire May Have Effect on Lake Cachuma Water Quality

The Whittier fire that burned through Santa Barbara County in July could have a lasting detrimental effect on the water quality in Lake Cachuma, a main water source for the county.
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CSD Discusses Mediation Program Between Tenants and Landlords

The Isla Vista Community Services District began discussions to develop a new tenant-landlord mediation program on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at their board of directors meeting.
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After Repairs, El Centro Will Be Ready for Use by January

After almost a year of confusion, anger and dialogue surrounding the future El Centro, the historical building will be ready for full use by the start of Winter Quarter.
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Vista Point: Freebies and Activities in Isla Vista This Week

I.V. indie rock band Frisson will play their first show of the new school year on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m at 6694 Del Playa Drive.
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Students Might Bear Burden Under New GOP Tax Bill, Congressman Salud Carbajal Says

Under the House Republican Tax Reform bill, graduate students who receive tuition waivers would have to pay income taxes on those waivers, as those waivers would be counted as income.
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Goat Yoga is Coming to Isla Vista in December

Goat yoga will be coming to Isla Vista this Saturday, giving community members the chance to add some hooves to their downward dogs.  
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Juice It Up! Celebrates Opening in Isla Vista

Juice It Up! made its debut at its Isla Vista location with a grand opening party last Friday, Nov. 17 on Pardall Road.
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Two Cases of Viral Meningitis Confirmed in UCSB Students

UC Santa Barbara Student Health confirmed two cases of viral meningitis in UCSB students last week, according to a Student Health email on Friday.
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Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity Gets New Building, Doubled Budget After University Signs Demands

The only issue students and administration did not agree on was the issue of police presence in the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity.
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A.S. Senate Unanimously Approves Resolution Condemning I.V. Landlord’s Homophobic Statements

The A.S. Senate approved a resolution Wednesday condemning I.V. landlord James Gelb’s homophobic statements toward I.V. CSD President Ethan Bertrand on Nov. 7.
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Student Advisory Board Formed for Title IX Issues

The University of California Title IX Office is establishing a Student Advisory Board, which will provide students with a direct connection to the system-wide Title IX Office.
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UC Seeks Fellows for Dialogue on Free Speech

The National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement is currently accepting applications for fellows to further the discussion on issues related to the First Amendment and civic participation.
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Vista Point: The Goings-On in Isla Vista This Week

The Isla Vista Food Cooperative will be hosting a produce tasting for fruits and vegetables grown in the fall season.
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Edible Campus Program To Double Produce Output with New Farm

The Edible Campus Program hopes to break ground on a student farm by the end of the year, which would double the amount of produce grown by the program.
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EAB Pushing I.V. Businesses To Compost Organic Waste

UC Santa Barbara’s Environmental Affairs Board is working with Santa Barbara County to push Isla Vista businesses to compost their pre-consumer waste.
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