Eye on Isla Vista

I.V.’s Biggest Export: Musical Talent

From reggae chart-toppers to up-and-coming surf rockers, Isla Vista produces successful artists and bands. Read story.

Monday, October 5, 2015

When Dilapidation Blooms into Art

How a community converts its struggles into an increasingly vibrant art scene. Read story.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Isla Vista Moves It Out!

From underwear to Tupperware, students kick it to the curb in June. Read story.

Monday, June 29, 2015

It’s All About the Quality of the Light

New LED lights on Isla Vista streets increase safety. Read story.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Deltopia 2015

This year's party offered shark movies but no shark bait — no one fell off the cliffs, I.V. was quiet. Read story.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Crushing Problem of Ocean Plastics

Sizing up plastic trash in the sea has reached the millions of tons. Read story.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Critical Time for Oceans

Using lessons from land-based extinctions, scientists draw parallels to sea life. Read story.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Local Representation for Isla Vista

Das Williams proposes Community Services District to run I.V. Read story.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Halloween in Isla Vista

In the more than eight years I have lived in Isla Vista, there's never been a Halloween like this. Read story.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Sexual Assault Facts

One in four college women will be a victim of sexual assault during her academic career. Read story.

Monday, October 27, 2014

A Teenage Wasteland No More

Any way you describe it, Isla Vista is facing a defining moment. Read story.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Bringing the Light to Isla Vista

Committee for a New Isla Vista meets October 7. Read story.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Learning from History

Passage of AB 1014 would allow family members to request a firearms restraining order. Read story.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Getting Back to Basics

Reminding students about elementary values could raise the bar on behavior. Read story.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Trouble in Isla Vista

Cat Neushul is feeling like Michael Corleone these days. Read story.

Monday, August 11, 2014
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