Isla Vista

IVRPD Votes To Reintroduce Proposal To Remove Houseless Residents From People’s Park

Houseless residents have now been asked to relocate two to four times over the last six months in Isla Vista.
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UCSB Sends Timely Warning Regarding Sexual Assault in People’s Park

The parties involved in the sexual assault are not affiliated with the UCSB community. 
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Deltopia 2021 Yields Few Arrests, Citations and No Medical Transports

The arrests and citations occurred between April 2 and April 4 during a period of increased law enforcement to curb illegal behavior.
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Law Enforcement, University and I.V. CSD Prepare for Deltopia Weekend

Despite the progress the county has made in its COVID-19 case metrics, there is fear that Deltopia could be the superspreader event that undoes that progress. 
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Alternative Deltopia Event Proposal Abandoned by A.S. and I.V. CSD Over COVID-19 Transmission Concerns

The event proposal was tabled after concerns that it would actually increase the spread of COVID-19 as opposed to reducing it.
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Construction Underway for Isla Vista ‘Food Forest’

Due to the use of regenerative agriculture, the food forest should be able to prosper for years to come.
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Term in Review: I.V. CSD Director George Thurlow

Thurlow's resignation from the board came in tandem with his departure from his role as UCSB’s assistant vice chancellor of alumni affairs, a position he had held since 2006. 
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Term in Review: I.V. CSD Director Kristie Nguyen

Nguyen counts using her platform as a board director to speak about sexual assault as her greatest success during her term.
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Home Sweet Home? UCSB Students Struggle With Isla Vista Housing Decisions Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty

When faced with the high cost of living and the risk of contracting COVID-19 in I.V., some students can’t justify the price tag.
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Goleta Union School District Reflects on Remote Instruction Experience Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

After almost a year of remote instruction, Goleta Union School District is gearing up to return to the classroom in the near future, albeit with some changes. 
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Two Months after Setup, I.V. Pallet Homes Provide Relief and Opportunity to Nearly 40 Houseless Residents

The pallet village has not reported any positive COVID-19 cases, but tests are available to any clients who want one or begin to show symptoms.
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I.V. CSD Plans To Change Nightlife Culture in I.V. Post-Pandemic

Board Director Ethan Bertrand said that social isolation during the pandemic reinspired him to jump on the idea of revamping nightlife.  
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Large Student Gatherings Continue Despite County Ordinance and University Action

On Jan. 29, UCSB sent a campus-wide email to students that laid out the academic consequences of violating public health orders and stressed the importance of taking safety precautions.
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Student-Led Social Media Platforms Keep Tabs on Parties, Large Gatherings in Isla Vista

The platform owners hope that their advocacy will help UCSB students in Isla Vista feel safe and informed amid the pandemic.
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I.V. Passes 1,000 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases As Rest of SB County Sees Drop in New Cases

On Jan. 1, I.V.’s daily case rate, which shows the average number of daily confirmed cases per 100,000 people in the last seven days, was 19.7. On Jan. 22, the daily case rate was 53.7. 
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