Term in Review: I.V. CSD Director Kristie Nguyen

Nguyen counts using her platform as a board director to speak about sexual assault as her greatest success during her term.
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Recap: March 12 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

Under new guidelines, Ansorg said that the county will most likely be assigned to the red tier on Tuesday. 
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Recap: March 5 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

The county has received 105,160 vaccines and has administered 81% of them as of Friday.
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I.V. CSD Plans To Change Nightlife Culture in I.V. Post-Pandemic

Board Director Ethan Bertrand said that social isolation during the pandemic reinspired him to jump on the idea of revamping nightlife.  
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Recap: Feb. 26 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

California expects to receive 80,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine next week.
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Eight Arrested at Save the San Marcos Foothills Protest

The group, Save the San Marcos Foothills, has planned a sit-in throughout the weekend and is currently negotiating with the land developers.
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Cases Decline, But Santa Barbara County Remains in the Purple Tier

The county’s rates of adjusted cases and positive tests have declined enough to allow for the reopening of elementary schools, provided that an approved safety plan is in place. 
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SB County Board of Supervisors Approves $13.3 million for Rent and Utility Assistance

The rental assistance program has been in service since Feb. 15 and will continue to be in service until Dec. 30 or unless funds run out sooner.   
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Recap: Feb. 19 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department has currently administered 93% of its given allotments of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
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SB County Public Health Department Officials Field Community’s Vaccine Questions at Town Hall Event, Address Vaccine Access Equity

As of Feb. 11, the county has used at least 81% of its current vaccine allotment from the federal government.
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I.V. Passes 1,000 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases As Rest of SB County Sees Drop in New Cases

On Jan. 1, I.V.’s daily case rate, which shows the average number of daily confirmed cases per 100,000 people in the last seven days, was 19.7. On Jan. 22, the daily case rate was 53.7. 
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Kirsten Deshler Appointed as New UCSB Representative on I.V. CSD

Deshler, who was appointed to the position by UCSB Chancellor Henry T. Yang, was sworn in at the Isla Vista Community Services District’s Jan. 12 meeting. 
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With New Incentivized Testing Program Underway, I.V. Theater Becomes Permanent COVID-19 Testing Location

The incentives include gift cards and coupons for and from local Isla Vista businesses to support the local economy while increasing testing.
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Houseless Residents Vacate Anisq’Oyo’ Park Following IVRPD Directive

Aside from one altercation between two houseless residents, the clearing of Anisq’Oyo’ Park went peacefully. 
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IVRPD Plan To Move Houseless Residents Out of Anisq’Oyo’ Park Sparks Community Concerns

Houseless residents who are unable to relocate to a shelter will be allowed to move to People’s Park, which is located next to Anisq’Oyo’ Park. 
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