SBCPHD Recommends All County Residents Wear Masks Indoors Regardless of Vaccination Status

The purpose of the recommendation is to provide “an extra precautionary measure for those who are fully vaccinated, and to ensure easy verification that all unvaccinated people are masked.”
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County-Appointed IVCSD Director Bob Geis Retires

During the IVCSD July 13 meeting, the board unanimously approved a resolution honoring Bob Geis and his work as he leaves the CSD to join his wife in retirement.
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Local Black Artist Paints “This Is More Than A Moment, This Is A Movement” at Little Acorn Park

The mural was commissioned by the Isla Vista Recreation and Parks District and UC Santa Barbara’s Associated Students, and unveiled on Juneteenth.
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UCSB Undergrad Releases All Student Undergraduate and Graduate Grades From Past Six Years

Using California’s Freedom of Information Act, a 2021 UCSB alum filed a request with UCSB’s PRA Office, asking for the quarter grades every professor has given over the past six years. 
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LGBTQ+ Employees at UC Santa Barbara Share Their Experiences In Higher Education

The Nexus spoke with employees on UCSB’s Out List about their experience within the field of higher education as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
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I.V. CSD Officially Recognizes June as Pride Month and Local LGBTQ+ Activism Following Stonewall Riots

The resolution shares several examples of local LGBTQ+ activism following the Stonewall Riots, including the establishment of the Gay Liberation Front office at 900 Embarcadero Del Mar.
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Food Not Bombs Volunteers Gather at People’s Park To Support Houseless Residents

Food not Bombs volunteers and some I.V. residents came to People’s Park to make signs dissenting IVRPD’s decision, provide and eat food and more.
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IVRPD To Clear People’s Park and Evict Remaining Houseless Residents

People’s Park will be the fifth houseless encampment closed by IVRPD since last November. 
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Nine Greek Life Institutions Violated COVID-19 Public Health Orders in the Past Year

Alpha Tau Omega, Delta Tau Delta and Pi Beta Phi were repeat offenders. Alpha Tau Omega was the only offender to be sanctioned.
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A.S. Senate Fails To Pass Divestment for Seventh Time in Nine Years

Student speakers from anti-divestment groups like Students Supporting Israel, along with pro-divestment groups like SJP, urged their supporters and members to speak at the meeting. 
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A Timeline of COVID-19 in Isla Vista

One year and two months into the pandemic, the county and the university have begun easing restrictions and increasing in-person events.
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Shots Fired in I.V. Late Friday Night

Isla Vista Foot Patrol’s (IVFP) Community Resource Deputy Justin Schroeder said that the suspect shot their gun by 6631 Sueno Road.
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How the 2014 Isla Vista Tragedy Spurred Safety and Self-governance

Following the 2014 Isla Vista Tragedy, residents mourned the death of their community members, grappling with tragedy as the community dealt with how to provide safety for a community sullied by sense...
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Isla Vista “Mirror Bus Driver” Trial to Begin on July 28

Coughlin pleaded not guilty to 17 felony charges on Oct. 2, 2020 during his arraignment.
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Recap: May 7 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

Do-Reynoso said that SBCPHD has been working with UCSB to get out messaging that promotes student vaccinations.
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