Coronavirus in Santa Barbara County: Case Counts and Locations

The Daily Nexus is tracking the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the county and will be updating the graphs as more information becomes available.
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Santa Barbara County Confirms Six New Cases, Bringing Total to 24

The newest confirmed coronavirus cases are residents between 22 to 59 years of age, with four cases in South County and two cases in North County.
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Honors for Who? A Look Into Diversity in UCSB’s Honors Program

Almost half of the 1,713 students in the honors program in 2018-19 school year identified as white, despite white students making up only about 30% of the total student body. 
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Fifth Officer Files Case Against UCPD, Alleging Retaliation for Reported Misconduct

Reyes alleges he was retaliated against for reporting misconduct relating to an unqualified police trainee.
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Term in Review: Student Advocate General Grecia Martinez

Grecia Martinez overhauled many aspects of the OSA and made a lasting effect on the office, despite a lack of transparency at times in her term.
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I.V. CSD Calls on UCPD to Hold Community Meeting Following Recent Allegations

I.V. CSD directors voted unanimously to send a letter to the UCPD.
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Former Officer Sues UCPD, Alleges Racism, Misconduct and Conspiracy Throughout Department

This marks the third lawsuit filed by an officer against the UCPD during the 2018-2019 school year.
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UCPD Officer Sues former Chief of Police, Alleges “Favoritism” Within the Department

The officer, Mark Signa, has been with the UCPD since 1990. He currently works as a lieutenant within the department.  
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UC Regent Ellen Tauscher Passes Away

UC Regent Ellen Tauscher passed away this week at the age of 67.
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UCSB Pan Asian Network and Indus Hold Vigil for Sri Lanka Victims

Eight speakers took the stage that night, which included a handful of UCSB students as well as a high school student from the Santa Barbara area.
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Sacramento Man Falls From Cliff on 6700 Block of Del Playa Drive

The man was attending a party in Isla Vista when he lost his balance on the cliff and initially slid down the cliff and then fell onto the beach.
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New Proposed Cliff Policy Could Affect Homes on Del Playa Drive

The county’s new proposed policy would move the minimum distance to 15 feet.
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Pan Asian Network Rallies for Demands

Several speakers talked about the lack of resources allocated for Asian and Asian American students on campus.
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I.V. and SB Groups Address Sexual Violence in Video Series

The videos are part of a push from the IV. Safe Committee.
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Union Alleges Harassment in Unfair Practice Charge Against UC

The University of California’s largest employee union filed charges against the UC system last week for allegedly intimidating and harassing its workers during strikes over the last six months, acco...
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