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Santa Maria Philharmonic Teaching Students About Classical Music

The Santa Maria Philharmonic Society holds its annual youth concert performance of "Peter and the Wolf," to expose local 4th grade students to classical music.

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UCSB Terminates Phi Sigma Kappa

UCSB has terminated a popular fraternity in Isla Vista. Phi Sigma Kappa is banned from campus.

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Santa Ynez Residents Asking for Changes to Dangerous Intersection

People in one Santa Ynez neighborhood are asking to see changes at a dangerous intersection.

Righetti Students Try Classroom of the Future

Righetti Students Provide Feedback for Classroom of the Future

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UC Santa Barbara Grants $70,000 For Isla Vista Fencing Project

UC Santa Barbara approved a $70,000 grant on Tuesday that would support construction of a permanent fence along the Isla Vista bluffs. 

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Olbermann suspended over Penn State tweets

ESPN has suspended anchor Keith Olbermann for the remainder of the week over a Twitter spat that the anchor had with fans of Penn State University.

Early Monday, a Penn State supporter tweeted at Olbermann with the university's trademark slogan: "We A...

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Arrests made in Wesleyan overdose cases

Police have arrested four students from Wesleyan University in connection with a drug overdose over the weekend. They are to appear in court next week.

Ten students and two visitors were hospitalized Sunday from complications arising from the use of t...

What is Love

Teens Learn About Healthy Relationships

n honor of National Teen Dating Violence Prevention Awareness Month, teens have been taught about love.

CARPINTERIA TALENT SHOWCASE

Carpinteria Rotary Talent Showcase Features Over 20 Acts and has Sixth Sell Out

The Carpinteria Rotary Talent Showcase Saturday night sold out the Plaza Playhouse Theatre and raised money for music in the schools.

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Teacher of year fired over dirty diaper

A teacher of the year award winner in St. Louis, Missouri, is being fired over a dirty diaper, Fox News reports, to the chagrin of parents of children in her classroom.

Teen Star 2015

San Marcos High School Freshman Wins 'Teen Star' Competition

The Granada Theater rolls out the red carpet Saturday night as 10 finalists competed for the title of "Teen Star". Some said it felt a little like "American Idol."

Conservatives challenge AP U.S. history standards

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Historic U.S. battle brewing over AP standards

This year, high school students taking Advanced Placement U.S. history in some parts of the country are getting a lesson in current affairs. And in partisanship.

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Bishop Diego Students Volunteer For Day of Service

Bishop Diego High School students, teachers and staff spent the day volunteering at…

Father-Son Hiking Duo Bring New Faces On Adventures

A Santa Barbara County Father has made a tradition of hiking every year with his 8…

FoodBank CEO Winds Down Food Security Challenge

FoodBank CEO Winds Down Food Security Challenge

The FoodBank CEO is winding down his Food Security Challenge where he has lived on…

CARPINTERIA TALENT SHOWCASE

Carpinteria Rotary Talent Showcase Features Over 20 Acts and has Sixth Sell Out

The Carpinteria Rotary Talent Showcase Saturday night sold out the Plaza Playhouse…

Teen Star 2015

San Marcos High School Freshman Wins 'Teen Star' Competition

The Granada Theater rolls out the red carpet Saturday night as 10 finalists competed…

Community Pitches In To Help Deputy Recovering From Stroke

Hundreds Attend Fundraiser To Support Deputy Recovering From Stroke

Members of the Sheriff's Office hosted a BBQ and silent auction for Senior Deputy…

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Gauchos Dominate Second Half Against Davis

Big Second Half Leads Gauchos Over First Place Davis

After being tied at half, UCSB dominated the final twenty minutes and won 74-60.

Nwaba Returns But Poly Loses to Irvine

Nwaba Returns but Cal Poly Loses to Irvine

David Nwaba was back for Cal Poly after missing the past few weeks with an illness…

Raul NY Cosmos Come to Ventura County

Thousands Attend VC Fusion's Friendly Versus NY Cosmos

A great crowd at Ventura College saw the Cosmos blank the Fusion 1-0.

Royals Fall in CIF Quarterfinals

Late Rally Comes Up Short for San Marcos in CIF Quarterfinals

The Royals lost at home to Diamond Ranch 39-36

St Joseph Advances to CIF Semifinals

Another Lopsided Victory Advances Knights to CIF 5AA Semifinals

St. Joseph defeated Crossroads of Santa Monica 68-53.

Local News Headlines

UPDATE: Train in Oxnard Metrolink Derailment Applied Brakes 8 Seconds Before Impact

In a Thursday afternoon press briefing, Robert Sumwalt with the National…

Santa Barbara Police Investigate Homicide Near Marborg Facility

Santa Barbara Police have been at the scene of a homicide in an industrial area of…

Santa Maria Philharmonic Teaching Students About Classical Music

The Santa Maria Philharmonic Society holds its annual youth concert performance of "…

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Tipline Investigation Craigslist Rental Scam

Tipline Investigation: Craigslist Scam Targets Desperate Renters

In this Tipline investigation we expose a rental scam that will have you doing a…

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Tipline Investigation: Charities Struggle with Run or Dye Broken Promises

Trouble is brewing for the company that puts on the popular Run or Dye events. …

Santa Barbara City Council Agrees to ZIR Changes

The Santa Barbara City Council is moving ahead with changes to its Zoning…

Technology Headlines

Memristor

The 'memristor': A new era for electronics?

In 1971, a physicist conceptualized the existence of a fourth fundamental element…

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Get ready for lawsuits over net neutrality

Comcast is firing warning shots over the FCC's historic decision Thursday.

The agency…

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Apple to host 'special' event on March 9

Apple has announced that it will hold a "special" event on Monday, March 9 in San…

Health Headlines

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UnitedHealth limits coverage for most common hysterectomies

The nation's largest insurer is putting sharp limits on the most common form of…

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CDC studies bug's link to doctors' offices

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is raising a red flag that a…

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Why DNA could be the future of data storage

How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years?…

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