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  1. Isla Vistans See Constructive New Chapter with Voter-Approved Community Services DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | Noozhawk

    Civic leaders hope partial self-governance will bring more freedom and structure to a community often left out of governing processes Isla Vista Recreation and Parks District director Jacob Lebell summed up the community's history as "Isla Vista wanting to be free so it can define itself, but being in conflict with the county, the university and authority at large." A 1970s-era police gas-mask, psychedelic music posters, photos of tipis in a park and a bank engulfed in flame are all currently on display in a special research exhibit at the UC Santa Barbara Library .


  2. Isla Vista Pedestrian Paseo, Storm Drain, Sidewalk Projects CompletedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara County and UCSB officials celebrated the completion of two major public works projects at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Isla Vista on Friday. The Sueno and Del Playa Sidewalk Project created new sidewalks on Sueno Road from Camino Corto to Camino Pescadero and on Del Playa Drive from Camino Corto to Camino Del Sur where no sidewalks previously existed.


  3. Veterans Day Celebrations Scheduled Throughout Santa Barbara CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Noozhawk

    Several Veterans Day celebrations are taking place in Santa Barbara county in recognition of America's military veterans and their families. Events are scheduled Friday and Saturday to honor the community's men and women who have served in America's armed forces.


  4. After Decades of Effort, Isla Vista Votes for Self-GovernanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Noozhawk

    Isla Vista was poised to enact a community services district Tuesday night, with 86.8 percent of residents voting in favor of the limited form of self-governance, with eight of 10 precincts reporting. The crucial utility-user tax to fund the CSD, however, was simultaneously drawing 64.8 percent of the vote, with two-thirds needed to pass.


  5. In Isla Vista, Years-Long Self-Governance Movement to Culminate in November VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Noozhawk

    It's not self-governance, per se, but it's the closest the densely populated student enclave has ever been to it. On Nov. 8, voters in Isla Vista will be deciding whether to form a community services district, a limited form of government that gives the half-square-mile community power to address a number of long-standing needs.


  6. Hope School District Grapples with $800K Budget Shortfall at Town Hall MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Noozhawk

    A few hundred parents and school district staff crowded Hope Elementary School's multi-purpose room Monday night to find out why Santa Barbara's Hope School District is experiencing what its Board of Trustees has called "an extreme budget shortfall for at least the coming year." The district, which operates under a roughly $10 million annual budget, has an immediate shortfall of about $386,000, board member Tony Winterbauer told the room.


  7. San Marcos Takes 5th in Santa Barbara InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | Noozhawk

    Two local Channel League boys water polo teams each won two games on the final day of the Santa Barbara Invitational. San Marcos was the highest local finisher in the tournament, taking fifth place after wins over Righetti and Laguna Beach .


  8. Dos Pueblos Loses a Close One, San Marcos Romps in SB Invitational OpenersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Noozhawk

    A new era of Dos Pueblos boys water polo began with a down-to-the-wire game in the opener of the Santa Barbara Invitational. A Chargers team with a new coach and three starters making their varsity debuts was knotted up with Los Osos, 9-9, going into the final minutes.


  9. Santa Barbara County Planners Give Thumbs Up to Isla Vista Community CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Noozhawk

    While there is no shortage of changes that the county, UC Santa Barbara and the residents themselves want to enact in Isla Vista, some progress was made this week on the plan to develop a community center - a place where members of the unincorporated area can gather gather for recreational, social and educational activities. That dream took a big step toward becoming reality Wednesday when the County Planning Commission quickly and unanimously gave its approval for the county to turn an abandoned church building at 976 Embarcadero del Mar into the long-awaited community center.


  10. With Candidate Filing Period Over, Isla Vista Enters Final Stretch in Self-Governance PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Noozhawk

    Self-governance has been a dream of many current Isla Vista residents, as well as several generations who came before them. A number of self-governance and cityhood attempts in the 1970s and early '80s failed, but fresh life was breathed into the dream in late 2014, when Assemblyman Das Williams , D-Santa Barbara, introduced Assembly Bill 3 .


  11. Buena Vista Beautifers Speak Up to Protect Key Features of Santa Maria ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Noozhawk

    A Santa Maria group wants to protect key features of the city's oldest park, including a concrete sidewalk shaped like a California Mission bell. But Buena Vista Park' s signature feature is not expected to survive the massive renovation planned by the city, according to an approved designed.


  12. Isla Vista Takes a Break with Chilla Vista x Earth Day at Anisq'Oyo' ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Noozhawk

    Isla Vistans meandered in and out of Anisq'Oyo' Park on Saturday afternoon for Chilla Vista x Earth Day, practicing yoga, munching on free food, checking out student art and listening to local musicians. Chilla Vista, an annual arts and music festival, and the environmentally conscious UC Santa Barbara's local celebration of Earth Day , were combined this year due to their similar objectives and values, said Michelle Dambaev, Earth Day coordinator at UCSB's Environmental Affairs Board .


  13. Bill Macfadyen: With Good Reason, Noozhawk Readers Keep Triple-Murder Case at Top of the NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Noozhawk

    After record-setting March through traffic, NoozWeek's Top 5 crashes into a power play, returns to the Gibraltar Rock fall, lines up for groceries, and rolls out an R.I.P. for Quincy Morris All eyes are on triple-murder suspect Pierre Haobsh, but he's not talking yet. He's due back in Santa Barbara County Superior Court on April 12 for an arraignment hearing.


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