Isla Vista

Former IVFP Lieutenant Runs for Sheriff in June Election

Camarena said that currently, the sheriff’s office is “stagnant” and requires someone who will be “at the forefront of change.”
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IVCSD’s Spring Festival Attracts Over 1,000 Students During Deltopia

The festival was years in the making, with the pandemic preventing the community services district from holding the festival since 2020. 
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“That Was like a Glorified Dayge”: Students Reflect on First Full-Scale Deltopia in Two Years

Although Yalew emphasized how much fun he had participating in Deltopia, he also said that it didn’t quite meet his expectations as a first-timer.
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EVPLA Office’s Open Market Returns to Isla Vista

The idea of the Open Market began two years ago, when UCSB 2019-20 External Vice President of Local Affairs Christian Ornelas sold vintage clothing as a vendor himself.
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Deltopia Yields Few Arrests, With at Least One Serious Injury

The number of arrests and citations was downscaled from previous pre-pandemic Deltopias, with the 2019 Deltopia yielding 94 citations and 38 arrests, the Nexus reported in 2019. 
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Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office Hosts Isla Vista Community Safety and Support Forum

The purpose of the forum was to provide an opportunity for the Isla Vista community to approach the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office (SBSO) and ask questions or express any safety concerns they...
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GIVE Benefit Sale Returns to Isla Vista After Two Years

The GIVE Benefit Sale is a project that was started 32 years ago over the environmental impact of students dumping unneeded materials during move-out week.
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Isla Vista Youth Projects Partners With Veggie Rescue To Address Food Insecurity in Community

The food stand is open every first, second and fourth Thursday of each month.
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University, Law Enforcement and IVCSD Set Deltopia Safety Precautions

The university, law enforcement and community organizations are taking several safety measures in response to previous Deltopias that resulted in unsafe situations, like the 2014 Deltopia riots.
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Isla Vista Community Services District Reflects on Past Accomplishments, Sets Future Priorities at Annual Board Retreat

The retreat included roundtable discussions of IVCSD’s staffing capacity and financial position, a review of its community services and an assessment of the physical spaces utilized by IVCSD.
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“I’ve heard it’s pretty wild”: Students Set Expectations for a Long-Awaited In-Person Deltopia

Many first-, second- and third-year students will be attending their first Deltopia this year.
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SBSO Investigates Robbery at I.V. 7-Eleven

The SBSO lifted the initial request to avoid the surrounding area until further notice, but the investigation of the incident is still ongoing.
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IVCSD Holds “Lighting Walk” To Assess Street Lighting in I.V.

Volunteers gathered at the Isla Vista Community Center and then split into groups, with each group walking through a different quadrant of I.V. and making note of its underlit areas.
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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Suspect for Attempted Kidnapping, Sexual Battery

SBSO eventually located and arrested the suspect with the help of community informants and home security video footage that captured the suspect in his vehicle.
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IVCSD Partners With CBF Productions for Alternative Deltopia Event

The event will include performers, food, water and seating. 
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