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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

The Wisdom of Mark Ward

The longtime Isla Vista cop reflects on his career and the troubled college town. Read story.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Victims' Parents Sue Sheriff, Landlord Over Isla Vista Murders

Claim welfare check could have prevented killings, apartment managers knew of Rodger's violent behavior. Read story.

Tuesday, March 3, 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

Isla Vista: Divide and Conquer?

Opinions split over self-governance options. Read story.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Elliot Rodger Report Details Long Struggle with Mental Illness

It also describes his penchant for Nazis and knives, and a year of meticulously planning the Isla Vista murders. Read story.

Friday, February 20, 2015

County Tries to Tame Deltopia

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

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Critical Time for Oceans

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

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

IV Tenants Union Protests Evictions

Claims long-term Latino residents were unfairly booted from their homes. Read story.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Local Representation for Isla Vista

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

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Homeless Move into New Isla Vista Digs

Preparations also underway for the next "vulnerability index" survey. Read story.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Isla Vista Finally Headed Toward Self-Governance?

Das Williams introduces bill to create a Community Service District. Read story.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Isla Vista's Blueprint for Change?

Report details potential cures for town's many ills. Read story.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Honoring Isla Vista's Resiliency During and After May Tragedy

IVStrong Collaboration seeks submissions for upcoming anthology. Read story.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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