Saturday, August 18th 2018

News in Brief: Feb. 28 to March 6

CAMPUS The university announced last week that Waldo R. Tobler, professor emeritus in the geography department, passed away on Feb. 20. Tobler was active in...

Santa Barbara Therapist Launches Sexual Assault Survivor Platform

Sabrina Bui In the wake of the #MeToo movement, a Santa Barbara-based, online platform for sexual assault survivors called MapYourVoice has launched this year. Santa Barbara...

Discussing the CSD: Community Members Debate the Relationship of Community Facilities

Hector Sanchez Castaneda Isla Vista Beat Reporter Photo by Hector Sanchez Castaneda For the past three months, a group of Isla Vistans have gathered every week in...

Walk-In Medical Marijuana Dispensary Coming to Santa Barbara

Nkechi Ikem A local man will open a medical marijuana dispensary in downtown Santa Barbara after he was granted approval to do so by the...

Del Playa Rentals’ James Gelb Charged in Slur-Filled Confrontation

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief After Del Playa Rentals proprietor James Gelb hurled a barrage of homophobic slurs toward Isla Vista Community Services District Board President Ethan Bertrand...

Annual Economic Forecast Summit Talks Trade and Mexico

Peter McMaster Economists, businesspeople, and diplomats gathered in Granada Theater on Tuesday to discuss the findings of the UCSB Economic Forecast Project in global, national,...

News in Brief: May 2 to May 8

ISLA VISTA Three males were stabbed near the intersection of Camino Corto and Estero Rd. around 9 p.m. Wednesday night, according to the Santa Barbara...

County Continues Debate Over Marijuana Dispensaries

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer A recent letter addressed to the Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors suggests there remains interest among community and student leaders in bringing...

Santa Barbara Homelessness Statistics Released

Common Ground releases statistics about homelessness in Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara Says #ShellNo to Arctic Drilling

Mathew Burciaga Executive Managing Editor Local residents, environmental activists, and government officials rallied at Goleta Beach this past Saturday, July 18 in protest of Shell’s proposed...