County

IVCSD parking and mobility town hall reveals ambitious parking solutions

Dixon Resources Unlimited and the IVCSD collaborated to collect a year's worth of parking data in Isla Vista at a May 14 town hall.
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IVFP plans to significantly increase police presence for Deltopia 2025

IVFP Lieutenant Garrett TeSlaa said policing will "triple" next Deltopia. The decision follows an unprecedented number of citations and medical emergency calls this year.
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EVPLA hosts health and safety town hall, centers harm-reduction and peer support

With around 30 attendees, the event was the third town hall this year by the External Vice President for Local Affairs.
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IVRPD hosts bike tour, discusses park amenities

Throughout the tour, board members discussed ways for community members to enjoy the parks while seated, highlighting seating materials and forms.
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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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Supervisor Capps holds housing and safety listening session after cliff fall incident

Attendees discussed long-term solutions for cliff erosion, erratic college student behavior and the balance between enforcing safe solutions and not interfering with oceanside views
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UCSB alumnus dies in cliff fatality, community emphasizes raising fence heights

He was the 14th person to die in a cliff fatality in the past 20 years and the second to die in the past year following another cliff fatality in the summer.
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6641 Del Playa Drive property’s backyard fence collapses into ocean

The property owner, St. George & Associates, replaced the fence and inspected the cliff later that same day, determining that the dwelling “is not in any danger.”
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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 in full-throttle with record-level citations, massive crowds

The 13th annual unsanctioned street festival saw over 20,000 attendees, record-level citations and overwhelmed medical emergency services by early Saturday morning.
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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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Dank Bowl Kitchen closes, Yetz’s Bagels pop-up to take over

Dank Bowl Kitchen will officially close on Thursday, March 21, and will be replaced by Yetz’s Bagels, under the same owner. The closure marks an end to 14 years of Dank Bowl Kitchen bread bowls.
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EVPLA, community members question Restorative Justice Program suspension at Deltopia Town Hall

A.S. EVPLA hosted the first-ever Deltopia Town Hall with panelists from IVFP, UCPD and more. Attendees questioned the RJ suspension and how the county and University is preparing for Deltopia.
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SBC Supervisor Capps hosts community safety meeting about bluff safety, seeks public suggestions

Isla Vista Community Services District (IVCSD), Santa Barbara County Parks Department staff and other community leaders joined Capps to speak on the progress and completed improvements to ensure bluff...
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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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