Eye on Isla Vista

Isla Vista Is Disappearing

For decades, the cliffs have been eroding, threatening oceanfront properties. Read story.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Invitation Rescinded for I.V. Halloween

Out-of-towners used to flock in droves for the ultimate party — to the community's ire. Read story.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Regulations Behind I.V. Party Life

Omnipresent county ordinances that regulate and restrict I.V.’s boisterous nightlife stir tensions. Read story.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

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
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