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Team Joseph Completes First Triathlon

It was the 35th year for the San Luis Obispo Triathlon on Sunday, July 27 at Sinsheimer Park/SLO Swim Center in San Luis Obispo.

Local Non-Profit Teaches Squash to Kids

School of Squash provides academic and athletic enrichment to local children.

Shelter Volunteer Mourns Dog Killed By Other Dogs

Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter is reviewing its procedures after an employee accidentally left a shelter gate open. On Thursday dogs slipped out of the gate and killed a dog in quarantine pending an appeal in a dangerous dog hearing.

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Model Andrej Pejic is now a woman

As a male model, Andrej Pejic blazed trails with an androgynous look that saw him walking the runway in women's fashion shows.

Now Pejic is Andreja.

"I always dreamt of being a girl," Pejic revealed to People magazine about her recent gender reassignme...

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Teen Wins Scholarship to Automotive College with Social Media Help

A Goleta teen has won a fully paid scholarship to a special school for auto technicians with a social media blast and local television exposure.

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8 rights of pregnant women at work

Women still get fired simply because they're pregnant.

Supervisor Salud Carbajal Returns from Climate Task Force Meeting in Washington D.C.

Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal has just returned from Washington D.C. where he was on a special climate task force.

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Some buyers want 'time-capsule houses'

In today's housing market, still struggling to rebound, homes stuck in another century might seem like they'd be difficult to sell. But some buyers are interested in "time-capsule houses" -- especially those built in the middle of the 20th century.

Cuyama Solar Farm Powers Ahead

Santa Barbara County is staking a claim to solar power energy on the Central Coast.

Max s Restaurant Celebrates 30 Years

Max's Restaurant Celebrates 30 Years in Santa Barbara with a Week of Deals

Max's restaurant and cucina has served up heaping portions of local food and service for 30 years in Santa Barbara and this week customers are getting even more during a special celebration.

Santa Barbara Named As One Of America's Top Small Cities

The website "Conde Nast Traveler" has ranked Santa Barbara the sixth best small city in America.

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Team Joseph to Participate in SLO Triathlon

Cal poly students in engineering and kinesiology invented the Aquabullet, a flotation device that will allow  20-year-old Joseph Cornelius from Los Osos to  race alongside 1,000 other individuals and teams on July 27 in the San Luis Obispo Triathlon.

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'Up the Down Staircase' author dies at 103

Bel Kaufman, author of the bestselling 1960s classic "Up the Down Staircase," has…

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Sarah McLachlan, the Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter whose ballads…

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Adam West: Ben Affleck will be a great Batman

You can calm down now, Internet. Ben Affleck has gotten the original TV Batman's…

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Morgan Freeman inhales helium on Fallon show

You know the voice of Morgan Freeman: commanding, firm, resonant. He's even played…

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Man's 41 Homer Simpson tattoos set world record

This is sure to be the talk of Springfield. A New Zealand man's 41 tattoos of Homer…

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Check out the activities happening up and down the coast this weekend, ranging from…

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Dad: Man on SWAT-stormed jet mentally ill

When Sadegh Shahi heard reports about a SWAT team armed to the teeth storming onto a…

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Neon signs are dying, our appreciation isn't

A few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon…

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Toronto SWAT team storms plane, arrests man

A passenger captured dramatic cell phone video of a Canadian SWAT team storming onto…

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Air Algerie plane wreckage found in Mali

French forces who secured the site of a crashed Air Algerie flight in Mali found one…

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Flight attendant: How we keep flying

Seeing the images of the mangled wreckage of an aircraft after a crash is difficult…

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Team Joseph Completes First Triathlon

It was the 35th year for the San Luis Obispo Triathlon on Sunday, July 27 at…

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Solar storm barely missed earth in 2012

Two years ago, modern infrastructure came very close to a serious disruption. The…

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BuzzFeed fires editor for plagiarizing

Confronted by charges of plagiarism, BuzzFeed on Friday fired Benny Johnson, the…

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Teen Wins Scholarship to Automotive College with Social Media Help

A Goleta teen has won a fully paid scholarship to a special school for auto…

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Lyft gets the green light in New York City

If you see a pink-mustachioed automobile or two zipping around the streets of New…

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GM to pay victims at least $400 million

General Motors expects to pay between $400 million to $600 million to compensate…

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Shelter Volunteer Mourns Dog Killed By Other Dogs

Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter is reviewing its procedures after an employee…

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Dog who guarded dying friend needs a home

A dog who's captured the hearts of many for guarding his dying friend now needs a…

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Study: Dogs can feel jealous, too

New research suggests that dogs can exhibit jealousy, a human emotion usually…

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For sale: Town of Aladdin, Wyo., for $1.5 million

If you're looking for your next real estate investment, look no further than the…

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Would-be online house-hunting giant has brokers scared

The two biggest names in online house hunting -- Zillow and Trulia -- may be teaming…

Supervisor Salud Carbajal Returns from Climate Task Force Meeting in Washington D.C.

Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal has just returned from Washington D.C…

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