Isla Vista

Daily Nexus | “Best Of” Voting 2020

The Nexus presents its annual "Best Of" voting for 2020!
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Mourning in Quarantine: Six Years Since May 23, 2014

This year, the Nexus reached out to members of the Isla Vista and UC Santa Barbara community and asked them to write about how they will be memorializing those who lost their lives.
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Study Hall Bar Open Thursday Night In Violation of County and State Health Order

Study Hall did not answer multiple phone calls made late Thursday night while the business was still open. 
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Isla Vista “Mirror Bus” Driver Arrested for Stalking

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Zachary Coughlin, the driver of the “mirror van,” for stalking on Monday night in Isla Vista around 10 p.m.
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Bicyclist Seriously Injured After Collision With a Car in Isla Vista

California Highway Patrol and American Medical Response paramedics arrived on the scene of the crash north of the intersection of Camino Del Sur and Sueño Road.
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Isla Vista Community Services District Expands Houselessness Support Efforts

The nature of houselessness, with precarious living situations and uneven access to necessities, makes it extremely difficult to follow shelter-in-place orders and social distancing guidelines.
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In a Time of Crisis, Local Food-Based Services Step up to the Plate

Food Not Bombs, the I.V. Food Co-op, the A.S. Food Bank and Manos de Mapaches are contributing to the flurry of local food-based support that has come out of the coronavirus pandemic.
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UCSB Considers Hybrid-Instruction Courses for Fall Quarter 2020

The county confirmed Isla Vista’s first case of coronavirus on March 30. Five weeks later, it remains I.V.’s only confirmed case.
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Isla Vista Youth Projects Moves Services Online, Aims To Help Families Impacted by Coronavirus

Isla Vista Youth Projects usually provides year-round, full-day childcare, but the coronavirus pandemic has forced the group to convert its services into an online platform.
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Goleta City Council Votes To Provide Library Services in Isla Vista

The chosen option for a hybrid-style library includes multiple pop-up services, such as book vending machines, book drops, pop-up libraries and a cargo van.
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Isla Vista Tenants Union Creates Emergency Coronavirus Fund

The emergency fund aims to help cover temporary housing, moving and storage costs due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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A Recreational Cannabis Shop in I.V.? It’s Closer Than You Think

Santa Barbara County will award one recreational dispensary license to the top applicant in each of the county’s six “community plan areas,” including Isla Vista.
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In Photos | Less Than 30 Turn Out For Deltopia 2020, Nearly All Stick to Their Homes

In the weeks leading up to the annual Deltopia, university and local officials warned students not to celebrate.
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Management Company Wolfe & Associates Suffers Data Breach

Wolfe & Associates was first notified about the data breach by the Santa Barbara Police Department on March 5.
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SB County To Shut Down Isla Vista Beaches During Deltopia Weekend

According to the press release, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office will be enforcing the closure. 
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