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UVA vows zero-tolerance policy on rapes

The University of Virginia has adopted a zero-tolerance policy for handling rape and sexual assault cases.

Santa Maria Christmas Tree Sale

Santa Maria Family Operated Christmas Tree Lot Opens for Business

Christmas tree sales at a family operated Christmas tree lot officially kicked off on Tuesday.

Zoo Animals Enjoy Thanksgiving Treats

It's Thanksgiving week and people have turkey on their minds, but you can't forget about other animals...we mean the animals at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

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Ferguson library sees donations roll in

Ferguson is in turmoil, but one community safe haven is getting a lot of attention.

Local Non-Profit Hopes to Boost Eco-Tourism

Local Nonprofit Partners with Businesses to Showcase Marine Protected Areas

The Santa Barbara Channelkeeper is raising awareness about an ecotourist destination that many locals don't even know about.

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More food banks serve hungry college students

They may be studying at high-priced institutions, but a growing number of U.S. college students rely on food pantries for their next meal.

At least 100 have opened on college campuses across the country in the past six years. By one estimate there we...

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An Early Thanksgiving Feast in Santa Maria

The Central Coast Rescue Mission along with twelve local churches and five businesses served nearly 1,000 people in need during the ‘Sharing in Harvest’ banquet at the Santa Maria Veterans Hall Monday.

Cal Poly Drone Team Soars High at Competition

Cal Poly's Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) "SkyBarge" came in second place at the 22nd annual American Society of Mechanical Engineers (A.S.M.E.) Student Design Competition in Montreal, Canada.

SB Girls Rock showcase

Santa Barbara Girls Rock After School Fundraiser

It was a rock and roll party at Soho Sunday afternoon where young performers got to express themselves musically on stage.

Michelle Obama

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Why students are saying #ThanksMichelleObama

Students unhappy with school meals are taking it out on the first lady by sharing images on social media of lunches sarcastically tagged #ThanksMichelleObama.

University of California Berkeley

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Berkeley students protest UC tuition hike

Students at U.C. Berkeley protested for a second day Friday against a tuition hike approved this week by the University of California.

More than 300 students had occupied Berkeley's Wheeler Hall, according to the university's student-run newspaper, T...

Friday Classes End Early at Righetti High School

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Classes Cancelled Early at Righetti High School

Righetti High School students are having an early Thanksgiving break after rumors and social media speculation disrupted classes today.

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Turkey Cuts in Goleta Brings in Donations for the Food Ban

'Turkey Cuts' in Goleta Brings in Donations for the Food Bank

Turkey cuts at Goleta Barbers will put food on the table for the needy this holiday…

$1 Million Donation Presented by Montecito Bank and Trust to 184 Nonprofit Groups

$1 Million Donation Presented by Montecito Bank and Trust to 184 Nonprofit Groups

184 nonprofit groups have been given a generous holiday gift as the Thanksgiving…

Habitat For Humanity Dedicates New Housing Site

Habitat For Humanity Dedicates New Housing Site

Habitat for Humanity held a dedication ceremony for the newest affordable homes…

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Ventura 11-Year-Old Now Nation's Youngest Eagle Scout

An 11-year old Ventura boy became the youngest-ever Eagle Scout in a ceremony over…

Four Churches Donate Over 600 Turkeys and Chickens for Thanksgiving

Four Montecito churches combined their efforts over the weekend to help those in…

St Vincent s Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon

Luncheon & Fashion Show Benefits Santa Barbara County Families

It was all about food and fashion Saturday to help raise money to support families…

Local Sports

AG Eagles Ready For Rematch With Paso Robles

Arroyo Grande Football With Another Revenge Game on Friday

The Eagles host Paso Robles on Friday in a CIF Northern Division semifinal game.

Local Non-Profit Hopes to Boost Eco-Tourism

Local Nonprofit Partners with Businesses to Showcase Marine Protected Areas

The Santa Barbara Channelkeeper is raising awareness about an ecotourist destination…

Watch Friday Football Focus - Week Thirteen

Time for High School Football, and Friday Football Focus has you covered!

Cate Volleyball Advances to CIF Division 4A Title Game

Ram Tough: Latest Volleyball Sweep Puts Cate into CIF Division 4A Final

Cate High School defeated Summit 3-0 in a semifinal game.

Orcutt Academy Football Player Talks About ESPN Appearance

Circus Catch Lands Orcutt Academy Football Player on ESPN's SportsCenter

Jaylen Holford made the weekend's Top Ten list on ESPN's SportsCenter

Local News Headlines

Cambria Water Sign

Cambria Pulling Together Through Drought

With the threat of having its water supply literally go dry, the popular coastal…

Mail Theft Ring in Santa Barbara County

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department is investigating a mail theft ring in…

Accidents Snarl Heavy Holiday Traffic

Wednesday before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year as…

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Run or Dye Event Cancelled Under Cloud of Suspicion

The Run or Dye event scheduled for Ventura this Saturday, November 8, will not…

Tipline Battle of Solar Power

Tipline Exclusive: SoCal Edison Accused Of Delaying Solar Applications

A nasty feud is brewing between many solar companies and Southern California Edison.


Father of Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada Speaks Out

"Margay touched so many lives, and was so outgoing and gregarious", says Jeff…

Technology Headlines

BlackBerry Passport

BlackBerry will buy your iPhone

BlackBerry wants your iPhone, and will pay for it.

Apple store in mall

Apple now worth a whopping $700 billion

In the exclusive club of the world's most valuable companies, Apple is king. And its…

Apple iPad Mini 3

iPads won't be stuffing stockings this year

The way tablet sales are slumping, there's almost a better chance you'll get three…

Health Headlines maintenance

Nearly half a million enroll in ObamaCare

Nearly half a million Americans chose plans on during the first week…

Donuts, doughnuts

Trans fat may hurt your memory

If you can't remember where your car keys are, you may want to eat fewer muffins.

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Chinese company makes one-third of the world's cigarettes

When it comes to the tobacco business, bigger has long been considered better in…

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