This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.
This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.
Woman Beaten and Raped at UCSB
Police are searching for a group of men who allegedly beat and raped a 19-year-old female student of the University of California Santa Barbara.The Isla Vista resident was attacked yesterday between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department said, according to KTLA. The attack happened somewhere between the UCSB campus and Isla Vista.
The men are described as a group of Asian male adults, according to Noozhawk.
The woman was taken to an area hospital for examination and treatment and was allowed to return home.
It's the second sexual assault reported in the area in two days, as Noozhawk says authorities also have been looking since early Saturday for a suspect who allegedly assaulted a woman outside of a party in the 6500 block of Del Playa Drive, described as being 5'6" with a thin build, dark hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information about the attacks is urged to call 911 or leave an anonymous tip at 805-681-4171.
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.