Close to Home:  Observations from a Former UCSB Mom

Close to Home: Observations from a Former UCSB Mom

I am a UCSB mom. Make that was. My son went to that school. After his freshman year, he lived in Isla Vista, on one of those streets where the rampage occurred. It was on the main drag, which is also known as the Number One party street in Isla Vista or IV, as the locals call it. Everyone knows about it, even kids who don’t go there.

UCSB is an attractive campus, considered among one of the better state schools. The campus overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Continue reading