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Quiet Halloween in Isla Vista thanks to patrols, social media, rain
Quiet Halloween in Isla Vista thanks to patrols, social media, rain

Halloween in Isla Vista was relatively quiet over the weekend with fewer than 80 people jailed or cited for violations because of a stepped-up law enforcement presence, an anti-partying social media campaign and the first rainstorm of the season. Officials had been prepared for the worst after a string of violent incidents earlier this year in the college town next to UC Santa Barbara, including a sexual assault, a riot during the Deltopia spring break party, and a stabbing and shooting rampage by Elliot Rodger, who killed six UCSB students and himself. But only a "few thousand" people, mostly locals, showed up each night to attend parties in the neighborhood, said Kelly...

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