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Homegrown Olympic Gold Medalist Delivers Message For Success To Students

Water polo gold medalist Kiley Neushul shared her Olympic winnings with lots of eager hands at Mountain View Elementary School, leaning in to let the kids touch her medal.

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Ga. teacher under fire for 'slave game'

It's either a unique teaching tool, or a demeaning take on America's darkest chapter.

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Police: Student killed in fight on Cornell campus

One Ithaca College student was killed and another was injured after being stabbed during a "large fight" on the nearby Cornell University campus early Sunday in Ithaca, New York, officials from both schools said.

Cornell University Police were called ...

Vatican Splendors extended through September 11

Vatican Splendors Exhibit Extended At Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

he Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum has extended the Vatican Splendors: A Journey Through Faith and Art.

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Trigger warnings, safe spaces: School's back in session

If it's been a while since you went to college, or you tend to avoid Internet shouting matches, you may have missed the latest debate roiling higher education in recent years.

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Courts leave transgender rules in limbo as school begins

Students returning to school this fall are likely to face some confusion as school boards struggle with the issue of access to bathrooms for transgender individuals.

Santa Maria School Receives $20,000 in New Band Instruments

Tommie Kunst Junior High School in Santa Maria now has 15 new instruments thanks to a recent grant from the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, which was inspired by the popular 1995 movie that starred Richard Dreyfuss.

Binghamton University

Binghamton University via CNN

School: 'Stop White People' event was 'ironic'

Binghamton University officials have come forward with an explanation after a student-led Resident Assistant program called #StopWhitePeople2K16 nearly cause the internet to explode with anger.

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World's best students are turning their backs on Britain

Britain is quickly losing its charm for some of the world's brightest talent.

$10 Million Expansion Project Breaks Ground at DANA Cultural Center

A $10 million expansion project that will add several new educational features to the DANA Cultural Center in Nipomo is officially underway after a ceremonial groundbreaking was held Wednesday morning.

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Student workers can now unionize at private colleges

Students who hold jobs at private colleges are now allowed to unionize.

Brooks Institute Has Final Class School Permanently Closed

Ventura Says Brooks Institute Owes It $60,000

Brooks Institute was in the process of moving its campus to Ventura’s downtown area when, without notice, the photography and visual arts school decided to close instead.

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Chimney Fire Firefighters Get Boost From Caring Canines

SLODOG licensed therapy dogs providing welcome comfort, distraction.

Sprouts Farmers Market Opens In Goleta

A new grocery store just opened up in Goleta. Sprouts Farmers Market opened its…

Free glasses from the Eyeglass Factory

Free Glasses Offered from The Eyeglass Factory for Students in Need

As the school year gets underway, the Eyeglass Factory is offering free glasses for…

Central Coast Kids Receive Free Dental Care

Hundreds of kids are receiving free dental care this Thursday. The free dental care…

Local Real Estate Agent to Donate Entire Commission to Cottage Children's Medical Center

A Santa Barbara real estate agent promises to donate 100% of his commission to…

Local Sports

St Bonaventure vs Centennial

St. Bonaventure Tops Centennial 45-13

St. Bonaventure takes down Centennial 45-13 Saturday night in their season opener…

FFF Friday Football Focus

Watch Friday Football Focus - Week One

We're back for the 2016-2017 season! Did you miss the clip of your favorite player…

Royals Football Under New Leadership

Young Royals Hoping to Surprise Opponents in 2016

First year head coach Jason Fowle has increased the pace of practice at San Marcos…

Dons Senior Receiver Jellison Hurt Again

Dons Standout Receiver Tic Jellison Needs Surgery, Season in Jeopardy

Just days before the start of the high school football season, Santa Barbara…

Experienced Chargers Ready to Win

Experienced Chargers Ready to Put Injury-Plagued Seasons Behind Them

Key injuries derailed the past two seasons for Dos Pueblos High School football but…

Jane Laut sentenced to 50 plus years for Olymians death

Jane Laut Gets 50 Years To Life For Murder Of Olympic Medalist Husband

Saturday will mark the 7th anniversary of the shooting death of Dave Laut.

Local News Headlines

Solomon Grade Fire

LA Strike Team in Right Place to Help Douse Brush Fire

A 5-engine strike team from Los Angeles was headed home from the Chimney Fire, and…

Mesa Residents Protest Speeding

Santa Barbara Mesa Residents Take A Stand Against Speeding

A group of people held signs and urged drivers to slow down on Cliff Drive on…

Orcutt Power Outage

Power Outage Affects Parts of Orcutt, Santa Maria

PG&E estimates almost 1,000 people are without power on the northwest side of Orcutt…

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Plains All American Pipeline Stock Plunges After Refugio Oil Spill

NewsChannel 3 continues our special series of reports into the Refugio oil spill…

Tipline SLO Porsche

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: SLO Porsche Crash Leads to Bogus Story

You've probably heard the saying that 'honesty is the best policy." What you're…

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-…

Technology Headlines

Apple WWDC 2011

Apple's next iPhone will likely be unveiled Sept. 7

Apple is holding its annual September product launch event on Wednesday, Sept. 7 to…


You can now buy airline tickets with monthly payments

Dreaming of a vacation, but don't have the cash for the airfare? You can now pay for…

Woman using phone, texting

Why do people sext?

Why do people sext? Why do they send racy or naked photos or videos and sexually…

Health Headlines

EpiPen pack

How EpiPen came to symbolize corporate greed

The EpiPen scandal has transformed Mylan Pharmaceuticals and its CEO Heather Bresch…, health care website, Obamacare

Drawing more uninsured into Obamacare is critical to its survival

Obamacare needs to draw in more uninsured Americans -- the healthier, the better --…

Woman using phone, texting

Why do people sext?

Why do people sext? Why do they send racy or naked photos or videos and sexually…

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