Santa Barbara Ad Aims to Rebrand Isla Vista

Photos Courtesy of Ken Berris

The Isla Vista Safe Committee recently developed an ad campaign to be released this week in an effort to rebrand I.V. as safe and to notify the public of changes, including additional lighting, fences and police officers.

Stakeholders Discuss Misconceptions, University Involvement

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Isla Vista community members met in the I.V. Clinic Building to discuss Assemblymember Das Williams’ Assembly Bill 3 (AB 3) during the weekly stakeholders’ meeting.

Goleta Supports AB 3


Goleta City Council held a meeting Tuesday afternoon at Goleta City Hall to discuss establishing self-governance in Isla Vista through Assemblymember Das Williams’ Assembly Bill 3 (AB 3), ultimately voting 3-2 in support of the bill.

Goleta Reaches no Decision on AB 3 Endorsement

goleta City Hall

Committee members voted to delay a decision to endorse Assembly Bill 3 (AB 3) during the Goleta City Council special session meeting Tuesday until the next regularly scheduled city council meeting on May 19.

Two More Reasons To Keep Your Produce Local

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Goleta’s bi-weekly farmers market may be small, but it has some perks of its own.

The Natural Cafe: Affordable, Fresh, Nutritious

Zen Burger, Good Karma Burger, Vegetarian Chili, Carrot Juice, Natural Vanilla Soda. Photo by Lianna Nakashima

If you haven’t tried the Natural Cafe, perhaps today is a day for firsts!

Eat Great Food & Help Great People: Goleta Welcomes Kyle’s Kitchen

Photo courtesy to @kyles_kitchen.

Burgers and salads and shakes, oh my! Kyle’s Kitchen serves up youth inspired favorites for a cause

Goleta Contemplates Parking Permits for Deltopia

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors recently granted the Sheriff's Department the right to enact a noise ordinance for this year's Deltopia. Daily Nexus File Photo.

The Goleta City Council decided to consider a plan on Tuesday to use parking permits to discourage out-of-town visitors from flooding Isla Vista during Deltopia this April, a method used in October to limit crowds during Halloween.

I.V.: A History — Part III

The self-governance conversation came up again for Isla Vista when Goleta sought cityhood in 2001. However, the resulting proposal to include I.V. and the university in the incorporation plan was voted down by the Santa Barbara County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) in May 2001 in a 6-1 decision.

I.V.: A History — Part II

Although Isla Vista tried and failed for cityhood in 1973, the I.V. Community Council (IVCC) made several other attempts to give I.V. a more sustainable form of government in the years following.