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Deltopia Arrestee Back in Court

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

Monday, June 30, 2014

Combating Homelessness with Hard Facts

C3H works with city and county officials, service providers, law enforcement, and NGOs to seek effective ways to solve homelessness. Read story.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Isla Vista Man Accused of Rape Appears Court

His roommate took the stand and delivered disturbing testimony. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Officer Injured at Deltopia Takes to the Stand

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

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Families of Isla Vista Victims Call Out Sheriff's Office

In an interview with the Washington Post, the parents of Elliot Rodger’s three stabbing victims said they’re frustrated by how the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office has handled the case, criticizing the agency for not yet telling them how their sons were killed over a month ago. Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Give Sale Gives Back

As UCSB students graduate, move, and head out into the real world, they leave a lot of good stuff behind. Read story.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Too Many Moments of Silence

Today marks one month since the tragic violence in Isla Vista. Read story.

Monday, June 23, 2014

A Molecular-Level Argument for Gun Control

Are these frequent rampages a fair price to pay for unfettered access to guns? Read story.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

What's Next for Isla Vista?

UCSB chancellor issues lengthy list of improvement efforts. Read story.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Unhappy Resident Tears Down Fencing Along Isla Vista Bluffs

The temporary barrier was installed last Friday. Read story.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

News from Across the World

One calm morning, a headline on the television news, here in Rwanda, pierced my soul. Read story.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Rated V for Violent

Why should virtual violence get a pass? Read story.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

To Meet a Madman

My face to face with Elliot came about three weeks ago at SBCC. Read story.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Addressing Mental Health Issues

Using a recent $11 million grant, the county will create crisis teams. Read story.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Lessons in Grieving

Take care of yourself and also real good care of our students, our children. Read story.

Sunday, June 8, 2014
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