County

Porter Raises Over $518,000 and Hartmann Raises Over $397,000 in 3rd District Supervisor Race

Joan Hartmann and Bruce Porter have collectively raised over $900,000 in their rematch for the 3rd District supervisor seat after Hartmann defeated Porter in 2016 with about 54% of the vote.
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University, Organizations Discuss Voter Registration Efforts as California Primary Approaches

In I.V., registration numbers have peaked at 13,000 registered voters during presidential election years.
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Cannabis Professionals Search For Community Opinions on Possible Isla Vista Dispensary

The county will be holding a meeting in I.V. to gauge input from the community, and ask what residents would like out of a local recreational marijuana dispensary.
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2020 Isla Vista Primary Elections Guide

The California primary will be held on March 3, 2020.
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3rd District Supervisor Candidates Field Community Questions at Isla Vista Town Hall

Questions written by attendees prior challenged the candidates on issues including environmental policy, mental health and affordable housing in I.V. and the county as a whole.
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Fifth Suspect Arrested For I.V. Armed Robbery; Additional Suspect in Custody Pleads Not Guilty

The armed robbery, which took place on Nov. 18 reportedly around 10:30 a.m., resulted in the university issuing a “secure in place,” causing some campus buildings to independently lock down. 
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Police Issue Debris Flow Evacuation Warnings for Areas of SB City, Goleta

During the storm, individuals should avoid going out and stay off the roads. 
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BREAKING: Classes Cancelled For Rest of Week Due to Cave Fire, Campus To Remain Open

Classes will resume on Dec. 2, after Thanksgiving break. 
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Cave Fire Grows to 4,100 Acres, UCSB Emphasizes No Threat To Campus

Classes for the remainder of the week were cancelled at 10:44 a.m. on Tuesday in an email sent by Chancellor Yang, but the fire “poses no threat to our campus,” with no evacuations planned.
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Painted Cave Fire Poses “No Immediate Threat” to Campus, Officials Say

Campus officials are “closely monitoring the situation” and are in touch with local safety officials, according to the email. 
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37 Days Later, Stranded Boat Removed from Coal Oil Point

The boat, owned by a 27-year-old Northern California resident, ran aground on Oct. 5.
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Over 40 Former Tenants Sued Isla Vista Luxury Living Over Security Deposit Disputes — and Won

The plaintiffs received $13,785 back in money initially put into security deposits and $1,200 in “bad faith” charges.
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Green New Deal Forum Proposes Climate Change Solutions for Santa Barbara

The evening centered around the importance of community collaboration to achieve a Green New Deal suited to the Central Coast.
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Galoustian Files Motion In Court Requesting UCPD Internal Documents, Alleging Violation of Due Process In His Arrest and Investigation

Judge James E. Herman will hear the motion during the afternoon proceedings of the Santa Barbara County Court, which begin at 1:30 p.m.
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CSD General Manager, Prominent Isla Vista Democrat Jonathan Abboud To Enter California Assembly Race

At 27, Abboud is by far the youngest candidate to announce his candidacy for the seat.
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