Isla Vista

IVCRC holds annual Pardall Carnival

Roughly 800 community members attended to experience live music, free food catering, games, a 30-foot Ferris wheel, a mechanical bull and live music.
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800 community members plunge into the ocean world record not broken

The event aimed to promote marine life conservation and sustainability through building community and fundraising for the Marine Conservation Network.
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UCSB Indus colors community with Holi event

Around 300 attendees danced and threw colored powder at one another for the traditional Hindu spring festival.
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SocialEats closes after five months of business

The eatery shut down due to financial difficulties that resulted in staff not being paid and neglect by ownership, according to staff.
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Deltopia cleanup yields over 800 pounds worth of litter

The cleanup took place the day after Deltopia, an annual unsanctioned street festival. Volunteers retrieved 207 buckets worth of trash and contributed over 100 volunteer hours altogether.
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IVCSD hosts Spring Festival during Deltopia

The event aimed to keep festival-goers away from parties as an alternative to Deltopia, attracting roughly 1,000 attendees with free food trucks and performances from local Isla Vista musicians. 
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Community entities promote Deltopia-preparedness efforts

The 13th annual Deltopia will be the first to take place under the new social ordinances and temporary suspension of the Restorative Justice Program.
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What to expect for Deltopia 2024: Social ordinance, cliff safety, restorative justice

The Nexus spoke with I.V. community officials to evaluate how the social ordinances, ongoing cliff safety measures and the temporary suspension of the Restorative Justice Program will affect Deltopia.
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I.V. resident sues “college night” bus, Jump On The School Bus

The Santa Barbara County Superior Court case cites 10 clauses of action against Jump On The School Bus.
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EVPLA holds voter registration event in Isla Vista

The Associated Students Office of the External Vice President for Local Affairs hosted a voter registration event on Feb. 9 in the Isla Vista Community Center in preparation for election day on March ...
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Amendments to outdoor festival, social host ordinances to go into effect Feb. 10

New modifications to Santa Barbara County ordinances will go into effect on Feb. 10, adding and clarifying limitations to social gatherings in Isla Vista. The Outdoor Festivals and Social Host/Nuisanc...
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IVRPD hosts Bark Party for dogs, owners

The Isla Vista Recreation & Park District held its second-ever Bark Party on Nov. 8 at Sueno Park. The event was an opportunity for owners and pets in Isla Vista to meet other dogs and take advant...
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Isla Vista Districts hold Halloween Events

IVCSD holds Halloween Community Festival The Isla Vista Community Services District held its first Halloween Community Festival on Saturday Oct. 28 at 976 Embarcadero Del Mar. The festival featured li...
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IVRPD holds bike tour, proposes I.V. park improvements

The Isla Vista Recreation & Park District held a community bike tour with its board of directors on Oct. 21. The tour group visited different parks throughout Isla Vista and discussed proposed upd...
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Isla Vista law enforcement response from June to August, summarized

The Nexus found that 215 crimes were reported to the UCPD from June 9 to Aug. 9.
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