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These skills will get you a job

Wanted: Americans with coding skills.

Deckers Brand Shoes For Kids

Free Shoes For Group Of Underprivileged Kids In Santa Barbara

A large group of  underprivileged kids in Santa Barbara received a special treat. A new pair of shoes.

Military Personnel Train for Wildfire Season

Military Units from across the United States are in Port Hueneme this weekend for special aerial wildfire training.

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Detroit schools open, but is it too late?

Shoniqua Kemp took her 15-year-old and 18-year-old to the museum on Tuesday morning. It wasn't a weekend and there was no school trip. In fact, there was no school at all.

Santa Maria High School District Faculty Association Hosts Parent Meeting

Teachers union members explain issues in ongoing contract dispute.

SBCC Names finalist for president and superintendent post

Santa Barbara City College Chooses Anthony Beebe

Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) Trustees are offering Anthony Beebe, the job as president and Superintendent.



Detroit school 'sickouts': Explain it to me

Teachers protesting instead of teaching. Parents scrambling to arrange care for their kids. Lawmakers arguing over how to fix a mess quickly that's been decades in the making.

The mess in Detroit Public Schools has grabbed national headlines, even as ...

Children's Dental Program Gives Bikes Away to Santa Maria Students

Four students at Miller Elementary School in Santa Maria receive bikes during give-away for their participation in a month-long dental health and education program.

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Santa Barbara City College Finds Its Next President

Santa Barbara City College has named Dr. Anthony Beebe, current president of San Diego City College, as its next college president.

Makerspace Giving Orcutt Academy Students Access to High Tech Technology

Students at Orcutt Academy now have access to high technology thanks to a innovative program called "Makerspace," which allows them to use the equipment during their free time.

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Detroit teachers urged to return following pay guarantee

Detroit teachers are being encouraged to return to the classroom Wednesday after assurances they will be paid for the full school year.

Detroit Federation of Teachers interim President Ivy Bailey received a letter with the promise from the state-appo...


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This Brooklyn high school produced Sanders

Once upon a time in a high school in Brooklyn, Sen. Bernie Sanders was a champion long-distance runner and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a baton twirler.

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Deckers Brand Shoes For Kids

Free Shoes For Group Of Underprivileged Kids In Santa Barbara

A large group of  underprivileged kids in Santa Barbara received a special treat. A…

Tree Guild of Arroyo Grande Plants New Foliage Around Town

A non-profit organization in Arroyo Grande is helping to dig up the old and plant…

Making Prom Dreams Come True

Making Prom Dreams Come True

The cost of a dream prom for some girls can be quite out of reach.  But one local…

Act of Kindness by Angels Lifts Spirits of Ventura Family

Heavenly Gesture: Angels Host Ventura Family in Mourning for Batting Practice & Game

Angels fan Jason Rutkowski died from an aggressive form of MS at the age of 32.

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Fork & Cork Classic Helps Foodbank with Funding in 2016

Using local restaurants, wineries and breweries, the 3rd annual Fork & Cork Classic…

Santa Barbara County Shelter Cats, Dogs Fly to Washington to Find Permanent Home

Several cats and dogs from Santa Barbara County Animal Services are heading to…

Local Sports

Mahle Doing Well in the Bullpen for the Angels

15th Round Pick From UCSB, Greg Mahle is Already Contributing with Angels

He is 1-0 with a 2.16 ERA in just over 8 innings of work.

4-Star Basketball Recruit Mickey Mitchell Transfers to UCSB

Mitchell played on same club team in Texas with Gauchos guard Grant Troutt.

UCSB Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Michael Young & 2006 National Champion Soccer Team Part of 2016 Hall of Fame Class

The Gauchos also honored swimmer Marci Fuller, U.S. Congressman Jared Huffman and…

Local News Headlines

Oxnard Driver Alive After Vehicle Bursts Into Flames During Street Race

Oxnard police responded to a serious collision on Oxnard Boulevard just before…

Woman Found Dead in Oxnard Alley Identified

The Oxnard Police Department has identified Wednesday's suspicious death victim as…

Santa Maria's Tourism Marketing District Gains Momentum

Santa Maria business leaders are moving forward in attracting big businesses to the…

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911 Fatal Flaw

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Fire Chief Fights to Fix Fatal Flaws in the 911 System

Who has a better system for identifying and processing mobile phone calls? The 9-1-…

Tipline Investigation: U.S. Senate Candidate Accused of Making Threats

We have a follow up to a Tipline Investigation that we broke two weeks ago. It…

Tipline Investigation Tracking Bad Bank Transfers

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Pismo Beach Man Battles Bank of America to Recover $1,900

Sometimes the smallest errors can turn into the biggest headaches. A viewer in…

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78% of active Reddit threads mention Hitler

If you're on a popular Reddit comment thread, there's a good chance you'll come…


Verizon strikers: Sick of working hours away from home

"The last question I was asked during my interview for the job was whether I'd be…

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Should you sell your Apple stock?

Time to sell Apple stock? Most Main Street investors say: No way!

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What would it take to become superhero?

If watching "Captain America: Civil War" this weekend revives your childhood dreams…

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FBI: Man sprayed poison on food at grocery stores

A man who went into multiple Michigan grocery stores and sprayed a poisonous mixture…


FDA to extend tobacco regulations to e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes and other tobacco products like premium cigars and hookahs will be…

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