Saturday, September 21st 2019

Santa Barbara Works to Tackle Homelessness

Amanda Knight Over 500 volunteers came together between 5 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 24 to participate in the Point-In-Time Count, a survey of...

Issues Arise Concerning Illegal Subleasing in Isla Vista

Minh Hua Staff Writer With summer approaching fast, there have been numerous reports of unofficial subleasing as people complete rental agreements on their own, which is...

Three UCSB Fraternities Now Shut Down

Kelsey Knorp Isla Vista Beat Reporter When the University of California, Santa Barbara chapter of Nu Alpha Kappa lost its campus recognition in March, it marked...

Amazon Storefront Opens in Isla Vista

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer A new Amazon storefront on 6533 Trigo Road is likely to be a convenient addition to Isla Vista’s oceanfront community. The storefront...

Sheriff’s Office Launches I.V. Party Registration Program

Jessica Reincke Staff Writer Last week, the I.V. Sheriff's Office launched its voluntary and free-to-use I.V. Party Registration Program. The program is easy to use and accessible...

IVCSD Launches App To Jump-Start Isla Vista Beautification Project

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer The Isla Vista Community Services District (IVCSD) has introduced its new beautification program to address quality-of-life concerns in Isla Vista. Since its...

Controversial ‘Del Playa’ Horror Film to be Released on Friday

Shomik Mukherjee News Editor The horror film Del Playa, which shares similarities with the events of the 2014 Isla Vista killings, will be released on Friday,...

Holiday Fire Issues State of Emergency for Santa Barbara County

Annette Ding News Editor Under high temperatures and gusty sundowner winds on the Santa Barbara County Coast, a fast-moving fire on Holiday Hill Road erupted into...

May Day Celebration is a Reminder of Isla Vista’s Radical History

Kyle Dent The 2019 May Day festival in People’s Park celebrated Isla Vista’s history of radicalism and revolt with performances, art, and talks from organizations...

Isla Vista Citizen’s Academy Aims to Unite Community Members and Law Enforcement

Jessica Reincke Staff Writer Last Saturday, Feb. 2, in the Isla Vista Community room, the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department hosted its first ever Isla Vista Citizen’s...