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SBCC student favors safety over Del Playa oceanfront living

Brooke Snow, Channels Staff

February 20, 2017

Imagine coming home to a chunk of your apartment’s balcony lying in the ocean and being forced to find a new place to live because your home no longer feels safe. That’s what happened to several students at City College and UCSB about three weeks ago at the 6600 block of Del Playa Dr. in Isla Vi...

Police-SBCC program launches, hires students to patrol

PAVEL ZLATIN, Channels Staff

October 7, 2016

By Spring 2017, students will be patrolling the neighborhoods around City College, giving warnings to noisy residents to help deal with ongoing issues of noise and partying in the area. The Student Neighborhood Assistance Program, which has been in the works for over a year, is created and almost rea...

SBCC biology students dive into learning about marine wildlife

MICHAEL BUESCH, Channels Staff

May 6, 2016

City College students boarded the scuba diving boat “Truth” at the Santa Barbara harbor to depart for the Channel Islands first thing in the morning. Before sunrise, young divers were awakened by the intense choppiness of...

Report details 2-year effort to improve Isla Vista’s image

CHANDLER TARANTINO, Channels Staff

April 29, 2016

The I.V. Safe committee has been very active in working to make Isla Vista a safer place over the past two years, and has recently released a Report to the People, which details the efforts. In March of 2014, District Attorney Joyce Dudley went to a group...

Earth Day Festival does not reflect its eco friendly image

SAMI SOTO, Channels Staff

April 22, 2016

This year’s theme for the Earth Day Festival this past weekend in Alameda Park was “One World, One Climate, One Step at a Time.” Despite the city’s devotion to celebrating Earth Day, Santa Barbara is many steps behind when it c...

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