Tuesday, November 21st 2017

IVTU Leads March in Support of Evicted Families

Kelsey Knorp Isla Vista Beat Reporter Members of the Isla Vista Tenants Union and other advocates marched alongside local families outside the apartment complex Abrego Villas...

Stakeholders and Officials Discuss Powers of Potential New District

Kelsey Knorp Isla Vista Beat Reporter Isla Vista stakeholders are continuing to work with California State Assemblymember Das Williams and his staff to decide on specific...

Bike Culture Poses Dangers to Isla Vista Community

Kelsey Knorp Isla Vista Beat Reporter  A University of California, Santa Barbara student was hospitalized last Tuesday, Jan. 13, as a result of a bicycle accident...

Fossil Fuel Industries Fund Midterm Election Campaigns, Dealing Critical Blow to Environmental Protections

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter With the results of the Nov. 4 midterm elections, Republicans hold a majority of seats in the US Senate, meaning the...

Isla Vista Remembers Fallen Gauchos with Memorial Paddle Out

Lexi Weyrick Staff Writer Photos by Lorenzo Basilio, Staff Photographer Thousands of Isla Vista community members took to the water on Wednesday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m....

Environmentally-conscious Santa Barbara Perseveres in Earth Day 2014

Andrea Vallone Staff Writer Forty-five years ago, in the winter of 1969, Santa Barbara’s coastline was devastated by a massive oil spill resulting from a malfunction...

Lake Cachuma Sits at Below 40 Percent Capacity, Affects Santa Barbara County Communities

Julia Frazer Staff Writer Lake Cachuma, an artificial lake located in the Santa Ynez Valley of central Santa Barbara County, is sitting at approximately 38 percent....

Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District Announces Upcoming Changes

Elisa Lee University of California, Santa Barbara students and Santa Barbara residents attended the Public Transit Forum on Thursday, April 3, in Isla Vista Theater...

Offshore Fracking Dumps Dangerous Waste off the California Coast

Julia Frazer Staff Writer The Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit conservation organization, filed a petition to the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, Feb. 26, to...

Potential Mining Acidization Raises Environmental Concern for UCSB Coast

By Giuseppe Ricapito Isla Vista Beat Reporter The Environmental Defense Center, a local nonprofit corporation, released an investigative report on Tuesday, Feb. 11, alleging that Venoco,...