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Spring Break Party Near UCSB Goes Nuts, Leads To Dozens Of Injuries And Arrests
More than 100 people were arrested and dozens were hurt when a spring break party Saturday night at Santa Barbara County’s Isla Vista community went overboard.Authorities had to resort to tear gas, pepper spray, flash-bang grenades and foam projectiles to break up the crowd, according to a story in the Los Angeles Times, though really those last two make it sound like they just added to the party.
More than 15,000 people (!) attended the party known as Deltopia near UC Santa Barbara, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department. When a UCSB police officer arrested someone for sneaking in alcohol, people began throwing rocks and bottles at officers.
Officers declared it an unlawful assembly, and signs were ripped down, small fires cropped up and police cars were damaged. At least five officers were injured, including one who was hit in the face with a brick.
People on social media captured pictures of the gnarly party of the century. Santa Barbara, bros!
Deltopia or project X? pic.twitter.com/F5IHOqIWXp— Jason Spielman (@jayspiel_) April 6, 2014
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.