Isla Vista

With New Incentivized Testing Program Underway, I.V. Theater Becomes Permanent COVID-19 Testing Location

The incentives include gift cards and coupons for and from local Isla Vista businesses to support the local economy while increasing testing.
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Preliminary Hearing for Isla Vista ‘Mirror Bus’ Driver Postponed Following Change in Representation

A hearing to reschedule the preliminary hearing will take place on Jan. 14.
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Cydia Creator and I.V. CSD Director Jay Freeman Sues Apple For Allegedly Monopolizing App Distribution

At the core of the lawsuit is app distribution, over which the lawsuit alleges Apple exerts full control.
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Houseless Residents Vacate Anisq’Oyo’ Park Following IVRPD Directive

Aside from one altercation between two houseless residents, the clearing of Anisq’Oyo’ Park went peacefully. 
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I.V. Resident Arrested for Felony Drug and Weapons Charges

Pursuant to the extension of Emergency Rule 4, which sets bail for all misdemeanor offenses and many felony offenses at zero dollars, Harwin was released without bail.
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IVRPD Plan To Move Houseless Residents Out of Anisq’Oyo’ Park Sparks Community Concerns

Houseless residents who are unable to relocate to a shelter will be allowed to move to People’s Park, which is located next to Anisq’Oyo’ Park. 
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New I.V. CSD Director Juggles Leadership Role and Associated Students

At the Isla Vista Community Services District, Catherine Flaherty is the youngest person on the board and the only woman.
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George Thurlow, UCSB’s Appointee to the I.V. CSD, Resigns

Although Thurlow is “sure [he] will continue to be involved in Isla Vista issues,” he said he is ready to take on something new.  
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After Swearing in, Three New I.V. CSD Directors Begin Their Terms

This will be the second board of directors since the Isla Vista Community Services District was formally created in 2016.
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SBSO Seizes 22 Firearms, 90 Grams of Meth After Deputies Conduct Traffic Stop Near I.V.

Dodge, 36, was charged with seven felonies and one misdemeanor.
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I.V. Community Center To Host 20 Temporary Homes To Improve Houseless Conditions

The 64-square-foot temporary homes were delivered by Pallet, a company that designs and produces aluminum composite shelters for people experiencing houselessness.
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Forks Up, Seats Out: I.V. Restaurant Owners Adapt to the COVID-19 ‘New Normal’

With the winter season approaching, colder weather and a likely uptick in COVID-19 cases looms over the future of I.V.’s restaurant scene. 
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iV Menus Owner Patrick Galoustian Sentenced to 18 Years in State Prison

After accepting a plea deal in December 2019, it took over nine months and nine separate hearings for Galoustian to receive his sentence.
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Twitch or Treat: I.V. CSD and Lucidity Hold Virtual Halloween Celebration

The festival featured cash incentives for costume and pumpkin-carving contests, live music and Zoom dance sessions. 
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iVMenus Owner Sentencing Postponed for Eighth Time, Rescheduled to Tomorrow

Galoustian's sentencing date was postponed for the eighth time to accommodate his last-minute request for an in-person sentencing. 
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