Alternative Deltopia Event Proposal Abandoned by A.S. and I.V. CSD Over COVID-19 Transmission Concerns

The event proposal was tabled after concerns that it would actually increase the spread of COVID-19 as opposed to reducing it.
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U.K. COVID-19 Variant Detected in Two Santa Barbara County Residents

The press release said that the cases were not related and neither individual had traveled abroad.
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Santa Barbara County Improves and Moves Into the Red Tier

Restaurants, gyms, fitness centers, movie theaters, museums, zoos and aquariums may reopen in a limited capacity. 
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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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