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Ellen Pao

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Reddit CEO Ellen Pao apologizes: 'We screwed up'

Reddit's interim CEO, Ellen Pao, apologized on Monday for her role in a personnel dispute that led to calls for her resignation and user blackouts of portions of the site.

Pao also promised to improve communication between the website and its communi...

Google headquarters sign

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Google tests new ride-sharing app

Google began testing the waters for an Uber-like ride sharing business on Monday.

Unmanned spacecraft carrying 3 tons of supplies for ISS

NASA

Russian spacecraft docks at space station

After a series of failed resupply missions, the International Space Station finally got a load of supplies on Sunday when a Russian spacecraft filled with assorted goodies for the crew docked at the station.

ISS view

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Russian rocket launches to resupply ISS

Resupply missions to the International Space Station rarely fail -- let alone twice in row, like the last two did.

That may make the arrival of the Russian cargo spacecraft that launched Friday all the more welcome -- even if the ISS does keep a larg...

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Solar Impulse

Solar plane ends most dangerous leg

After nearly 118 grueling, consecutive hours over the Pacific Ocean, the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 is back on land -- and freshly stamped into aviation record books.

Pilot Andre Borschberg landed the plane on the Hawaiian island of Oahu on Friday mo...

Prince

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Prince pulls music from all streaming services except Tidal

Prince has apparently decided to opt out of all music streaming services, except for one: Tidal.

Mars One

Courtesy Mars One

Study envisions useable air and water on Mars

When the first two human colonists land on Mars, they could step into their ready-made living quarters, remove their space helmets and inhale deliciously breathable air.

The quarters would have an optimal mixture of gases for human respiration, and be...

Neko Atsume cat game app

Hit Point Co. Ltd.

Japanese cat-collecting game has Internet purring

There's an addicting new app that's taking over screens in Asia and beyond. The goal? To feed cute stray cats in your virtual backyard. Up to 45 of them, if you're lucky.

iPhone gun case

From Japan Trend Shop/CNN

Cops hate this gun-shaped iPhone case

Police are up in arms over an iPhone case that's shaped like a gun.

Google Chrome

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20 ways to make your Chrome browser better

The Web can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. If you're a Google Chrome user, there are thousands of browser plug-ins called "extensions" that can make it easier to stay on top everything you do online.

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Apple

Apple iPhone 6S photos have been leaked

The iPhone is undergoing a makeover. Even if you can't see it yet.

Leaked images of the new iPhone don't look too different from the current iPhone 6 at first glance, according to photos obtained by 9to5Mac.

Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft

Windows 10 upgrade: You'll have to wait

Are you counting down the days until you can upgrade your Windows 7 or 8 PC to Windows 10?

Environmental Headlines

EPA, clean air act

SCOTUS: EPA unreasonably interpreted the Clean Air Act

In a loss for the Obama administration, the Supreme Court ruled that the EPA…

California homeowners embracing grass-less yards

California drought: How greenbacks rip out green lawns

In drought-punished Southern California, with the unceremonious push of a steely…

Google energy

Google climbs into renewable energy with new plant

Out with the 20th century, in with the 21st.

Tesla Model S

Teslas hit the 1 billion mile mark

Telsa Model S owners have driven a total of one billion miles, the company said…

Northern white rhino Sudan is last male of his kind

A new mass extinction could be underway

Sixty-five million years ago, the dinosaurs disappeared in what's known as the…

More than 1 ton of contraband ivory figurines destroyed

U.S. crushes ton of ivory in Times Square

The message was crushingly loud and clear: Stop the illicit ivory trade. And to…

Local Headlines

Tuesday SB County Supervisors' Meeting Room Moved

Santa Barbara County released the following statement Monday afternoon, detailing a…

San Luis Obispo County Firefighter Sustains Major Injuries Battling Central California Wildfire

A San Luis Obispo County firefighter is in the hospital after suffering major…

Cal Poly Grad's Murder Shocks Campus

The man accused of killing a Cal Poly graduate in San Francisco admitted to holding…

Jerry Weintraub

Hollywood Producer Dies in Santa Barbara

Film and TV producer Jerry Weintraub died in Santa Barbara Monday from a heart…

John Vincent Gaines

AG Man Takes Plea Deal, Avoids Child Molestation Trial

An accused molester in Arroyo Grande pleaded no contest to charges of assaulting a 9…

Refugio Beach Flyover

Ocean Reef Near Refugio Spill Site Looks Good, So Far

New video shot by the Santa Barbara Channelkeepers Association shows encouraging…

What's Right

Music Group From Ireland Preforms In Front Of Santa Barbara

Music Group From Ireland Preforms In Front Of Santa Barbara City Hall

A marching band from Ireland will be in the July 4th parade in Santa Barbara this…

Give Back at Joe s Crab Shack

Give Back at Joe's Crab Shack Today

If you enjoy lunch or dinner today at Joe's Crab Shack in Ventura, a portion of…

CADA Dine Out Event

Restaurants Team Up To Raise Money for Substance Abuse Prevention Program

Santa Barbara County’s largest one day 'dine out fundraiser' was held Tuesday. It…

Malala Yousafzai

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Sells Out Arlington Theater

Cheers and happy tears could be heard from Santa Barbara’s Arlington Theater…

50 INSTRUMENTS 50 DAYS

50 Instruments Needed in Carpinteria for 50 Students by the 50th City Anniversary

The Carpinteria Middle School hopes to hear the sounds of music like never before…

Coast Guard Donates Blood

Blood Drive Taking Place in Santa Barbara Today

Did you know that by giving up just minutes of your time you can give someone the…

Irresistible Headlines

Giant centipede

Texas redheaded centipede has Internet squirming

If you hate creepy, crawly things, Texas has just the centipede for you.

Spider close-up

Some spiders are good sailors, scientists say

Some spiders can sail -- they can harness the wind, weigh anchor and toss a line to…

Santa Barbara Fourth of July All-American Fireworks Celebration

Get ready for an unforgettable event as the City of Santa Barbara and its partners…

Music Group From Ireland Preforms In Front Of Santa Barbara

Music Group From Ireland Preforms In Front Of Santa Barbara City Hall

A marching band from Ireland will be in the July 4th parade in Santa Barbara this…

Give Back at Joe s Crab Shack

Give Back at Joe's Crab Shack Today

If you enjoy lunch or dinner today at Joe's Crab Shack in Ventura, a portion of…

crow

Crow makes landing on back of eagle

Are nature photographers getting better, or are animals just realizing how awesome…

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