Deltopia coverage

What Ever Happened to the 2014 Deltopia Rioter Case?

Violent, unsanctioned Isla Vista street party made it the last giant one. Read story.

Originally published 10:28 a.m., December 3, 2017
Updated 9:46 a.m., December 4, 2017

Mellow Deltopia Again This Year

Thousands swarm Del Playa, with slightly higher citations and injuries, and fewer arrests, compared to 2016. Read story.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Deltopia Arrest Numbers Down Again

For the second year in a row, Isla Vista's mega-party is kept somewhat in check. Read story.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Deltopia Restrictions Placed and Cleanup Help Requested

UCSB, county, Goleta, volunteers pull out the stops to subdue spring party. Read story.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Deltopia Not a Disaster

Authorities report no major incidents during Isla Vista street bash. Read story.

Monday, April 6, 2015

County, Cops Brace for Deltopia

Authorities are closing beaches, restricting parking, and patrolling the streets. Read story.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

County Tries to Tame Deltopia

Supervisors extend strict Halloween music ordinance to annual street bash. Read story.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Authorities Make Eight More Deltopia Arrests

The suspects were tracked down using tips and video footage. Read story.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Deltopia Arrestee Back in Court

Foot Patrol officer and medic describe incident in preliminary hearing. Read story.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Officer Injured at Deltopia Takes to the Stand

Incident that touched off Deltopia riot this spring described. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Welcome to the Party, Chancellor Yang

Top scholars have their choice of schools to attend; will UCSB remain on their list after Deltopia 2014? Read story.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Teen Charged with Assaulting Officer During Deltopia Pleads Not Guilty

Lawyer calls Desmond Louis Edwards a “good kid with a good heart.” Read story.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Sheriff's Office Provoked Deltopia Riot

Santa Barbara should lighten up and let the students have their Floatopia back. Read story.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Deltopia Partyer Charged with Assaulting Officer Appears in Court

The Los Angeles teen will be prosecuted as an adult. Read story.

Friday, April 11, 2014

UCSB Radio Station to Host Deltopia Forum

It will be held Thursday at Storke Tower; students can also call in. Read story.

Thursday, April 10, 2014
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