Isla Vista

IVTU Continues Tenant Rights Campaign

The Isla Vista Tenants Union (IVTU) rallied support at the Pardall Center on Friday for an upcoming march to protest the eviction of six households from their homes at 6754 and 6764 Abrego Road last A...
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LAFCO Issues Letter on AB 3

The Santa Barbara Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) formally approved the release a letter of concern on Isla Vista self-governance bill AB 3 by a 5-2 vote at a special meeting of the commissi...
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Assemblyman Holds I.V. Self-Governance Meeting

Isla Vistans and stakeholders will gather in Anisq’ Oyo’ Park to discuss AB 3
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Isla Vista Landlord Will Soon Nix Ambassador Program

Isla Vista rental group St. George & Associates will get rid of its Ambassador Program in favor of stricter guidelines
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Meeting Discusses CSD Alternative

Isla Vista residents, university administrators and Santa Barbara County officials met Tuesday night in the I.V. Clinic for the weekly I.V. self-governance meeting organized by Assemblyman Das William...
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Community Continues Rights Campaign

Students, staff and Isla Vista residents marched from the Pardall Center to the 6700 block of Abrego Road on Friday, continuing an ongoing Isla Vista Tenants Union (IVTU) campaign to protest the evict...
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County Board of Supervisors, Sheriff’s Dept. Enact Deltopia Noise Ordinance

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors granted a request from the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday for the issuing of noise ordinances during the first two weekends of April in h...
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Farr Talks About LAFCO, I.V. Self-Governance in Meeting

Third District Supervisor Doreen Farr held an open meeting at the Coffee Collaborative on Thursday afternoon to discuss the creation of a Community Services District (CSD) in Isla Vista and to examine...
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IVTU To Picket Apartment Evictions

The Isla Vista Tenant Union (IVTU) plans to lead a picket on Friday at 12 p.m. beginning at the Pardall Center as part of their “Tenants Reclaiming Isla Vista” campaign protesting the eviction of ...
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LAFCO Delays Discussion Opposing Bill AB 3

The Santa Barbara County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) has drafted a letter to the state legislature opposing Isla Vista self-governance bill AB 3 and by a unanimous vote last week decided...
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IVRPD Seeking New Chairperson

Former Isla Vista Recreation and Park District (IVRPD) Board of Directors Chairperson, former Santa Barbara Housing Co-op Executive Director and former I.V. Food Co-op board member Jeff Bessmer resign...
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Hannah-Beth Jackson Introduces Bill for Harsher CC Penalties

State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, who represents California’s 19th district including Santa Barbara, introduced Senate Bill 186 on Monday, which would authorize California community colleges to dis...
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I.V. Stakeholders Meeting Tackles Amending Assembly Bill 3

Isla Vista community members met Tuesday night for the weekly stakeholders meeting, held by Assemblyman Das Williams’ office, last night at the I.V. Clinic on 970 Embarcadero del Mar.
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Kidnapping, Armed Robbery Reported in I.V.

At approximately 3:30 p.m. today, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies responded to reports of the kidnapping of a 28-year-old woman from her residence on the 6700 block of Abrego Road in Isla Vist...
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Town Hall Meeting Discusses I.V. Infrastructure, Self-Governance

The first Isla Vista self-governance town hall of the year was held Thursday night at Santa Barbara Hillel to gather community feedback about how to improve infrastructure and services in Isla Vista t...
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