County

Santa Barbara MTD Commits to Zero-Emissions Buses by 2030

The district hopes this move will reflect its efforts to support climate change solutions.
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UCSB Alum Donates Book Earnings to Woolsey Fire Victims

UC Santa Barbara alumnus J.D. Slajchert explains his motivations for donating 100 percent of his book's revenue to those affected by the California fires.
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Do Not Consume Romaine Lettuce Harvested Within the County, SB Health Department Says

This includes all kinds of romaine lettuce, such as romaine hearts, heads, boxes of pre-cut lettuce and salad mixes.
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S.N.A.P. Benefits Extended to Hot Foods in 14 Fire-Affected Counties

This hot foods exception applies to 14 California counties, including Santa Barbara.
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Housing Voucher Program Implemented At UCSB

A student must first provide documentation that all other options have been exhausted in order to qualify.
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CSD Directors To Begin Earning Compensation

There is approximately $16,800 in allocations for the year to compensate directors for their time.
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2018 Midterm Election Results: Santa Barbara County Victories

The Nexus compiled information about several winners and passing measures from Tuesday's midterm election.
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LIVE: California Midterm Election Results 2018

The Nexus will be updating this page with live results from the California Midterm Election and the Santa Barbara County election. 
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Campus Dems and College Republicans Prepare for Midterm Election

In addition to creating spaces for students to discuss and learn more about politics, both organizations have been canvassing for candidates aligned with their respective views.
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Southern California Edison Admits to Being a Source of the Thomas Fire

SCE is now awaiting permission from CAL FIRE to further its investigation into the causes of the Thomas Fire.
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SBMTD Moves Busses to Increase Capacity on Line 28

UCSB students also make up significant portions of ridership on several other lines, particularly during the academic year.
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Quiet Pre-Halloween Weekend, Police Expect Next Weekend to Be Similar

In an effort to deter the unmanageable crowds that accompanied Halloween festivities in I.V. prior to 2014, UCSB runs an annual advertising campaign that encourages Halloween celebrants to “keep it ...
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CSD Finalizes Contract with UCPD for Interpersonal Violence Investigator

Several organizations have pushed for the implementation of an interpersonal violence investigator in I.V.
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Decedent Found on Camino Del Sur Beach Identified as UCSB Student

There are no obvious signs of foul play. A final cause of death is pending lab results, Calderon said.
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CSD To Remain Undecided Over UUT Low-Income Exemption Until Feb. 2019

The UUT, an eight percent tax on electricity, gas, garbage disposal, sewage and water services, is the I.V. Community Services District’s main source of funding.
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