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UC Santa Barbara Sets Up Emergency Call Center In Wake Of Mass Shooting
In the wake of last night's tragedy , UC Santa Barbara has set up an emergency phone line for community members and parents with any concerns or questions. The number can be reached at (805) 893-3901. UCSB's 24-hour counseling services hotline remains opens, and can be reached at (805) 893-4411. The campus' Student Resources Building will also be open today for professional counseling.
In a letter posted on the UC Santa Barbara website, Chancellor Henry T. Yang expressed grief over the events that unfolded last night:
We are horrified and deeply saddened by the tragic events in Isla Vista last night. While the details are still unfolding, reports are that seven people were killed, including the perpetrator, and several more injured in an appalling act of senseless violence. We grieve for the precious lives lost, and we share in the heartbreak of their families, friends, and classmates.
UC President Janet Napolitano also issued a statement, offering condolences and saying that her office would "will assist [UCSB] in any way we can."
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.