Thursday, February 21st 2019

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...

New Commuter Train Poses Transportation Alternative for UCSB Staff

Peter Bayerle A new commuter train service running through Santa Barbara and Ventura County opened up on Mon., April 2, making public transit an increasingly...

Update: Deceased Male Found on Isla Vista Beach Identified as UCSB Student

Annette Ding Co-News Editor Update Oct. 30: A GoFundMe page has been set up to cover the funeral costs of Alessandro Esquivel, confirming that he was a...

Hundreds Gather For Second Annual Memorial Paddle Out

Kelsey Knorp Isla Vista Beat Reporter Photo by Tiffany Wu, Staff Photographer Students, Isla Vista residents, and other local supporters gathered by the hundreds at the beach...

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...

Thomas Fire Evacuation Shelter Set Up at UCSB Rec Center

Shomik Mukherjee News Editor The multi-activity court (MAC) at the UCSB Recreation Center will serve as an evacuation shelter for those displaced from their homes by...

No Bail For Former Student in Gang Rape Case

Gwendolyn Wu and Kelsey Knorp Campus Beat Reporter and National Beat Reporter Daniel Jiang Chen, a former University of California, Santa Barbara student, will be held...

Thomas Fire Causes Power Outages, Air Quality Warning across Santa Barbara

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief A power outage plunged Santa Barbara and Ventura counties into darkness Monday night, less than one week before the start of fall quarter...

Sheriff Forum Tackles Immigration and IV-Police Relations

Dominick Ojeda Photo Editor After serving as Sheriff for Santa Barbara County for over 11 years, Sheriff Bill Brown will be up for re-election on June...

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....