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Football coach suspended for praying with team

A Valley football coach was ordered to stay away from the field on Friday night while his team played their homecoming game, and he won't be at next week's game either.



The most frequently challenged books of 2013

Dav Pilkey's "Captain Underpants" series was the most challenged book of 2013 for the second year in a row, according to the American Library Association.

Homecoming queen gives up crown


Homecoming queen gives crown to bullied friend

A homecoming queen in Texas gives up her crown to a friend who was pranked by classmates.

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'Date rape' drug allegations investigated

A fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is being investigated on suspicion that members put "date rape" drugs into drinks served at a party, according to search warrants issued by campus police.

Police started investigating after three w...

Desks in classroom

School officials liable in alleged rape?

It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher's aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student.

"It has essentially devastated her life," attor...

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Clemson students challenge sex survey

Clemson University suspended a mandatory online course that asked students and faculty about their sex lives and drinking habits following backlash from the school community.

The South Carolina public university started using the third-party online co...

One in Seven Californians Living in Poverty

The poverty rate in California declined in 2013, but according to a recent statewide study, one in seven Californians live below the poverty line and over a third of these people are children.


Lotusland to Host Rare Plant Sale and Auction on Saturday

Plant geeks are invited to attend the Exceptional Plants: Lotusland Auction & Sale on Saturday in Montecito.


Lompoc Woman Stepping Out of Poverty

On Monday, Sept. 22, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. the Family Service Agency will host a free open house at the Dorothy Jackson Family Resource Center.

Biden, Obama


Obama sets new plan against college assaults

The Obama administration is launching a big new offensive: Combating sexual assault on college campuses.

Virginity Rocks shirt


Teen told to change 'Virginity Rocks' T-shirt

Does the word "virginity" evoke discussions of sexuality or religious belief? That's the question residents in Fayetteville, Arkansas, are asking after a junior high student was asked by school administrators to change out of a T-shirt that read "Virginity Rocks" last week.

New Osteoprobe Bone Density Invention Could Change Lives

Measuring Bone Strength At University of California Santa Barbara

Revolutionary work in measuring bone strength is happening in Santa Barbara. A new invention with roots at the University of California Santa Barbara could help change lives in the not-so-distant future.

What's Right

She.Is.Beautiful Run Benefits Girls Inc.

More than two thousand women and girls compete in the run in Santa…

'Glow In The Park' Lights Up Santa Barbara Sky

The night sky was filled with hot-air balloons at Elings Park in Santa Barbara…

Pismo Beach Surfers Honor 911 Victims

Pismo Surfers Honor 9/11 Victims

Local surfers chose to honor those who died in the September 11th attacks with a…


Avocado Festival Donation will Help Future Farmers of America

A month before the California Avocado Festival, organizers have donated $3000. to…

War Veterans Horse Therapy

Veterans Start To Heal With 'Horse Whisperer's' Help

A group of veterans from different generations are starting to heal from emotional…

Father Daughter Team Raising Money Leukemia Awareness

Fundraising Goal Met for Blood Cancer Research

A father/daughter team from Goleta met their fundraising goal raising awareness for…

Local Sports

She.Is.Beautiful Run Benefits Girls Inc.

More than two thousand women and girls compete in the run in Santa…

Lorenzo Booker Week 3

Lorenzo Booker Breaks Down Newbury Parks Win Over Dos Pueblos

Former NFL player Lorenzo Booker breaks down Newbury Parks 51-0 win over Dos Pueblos…

Cal Poly vs Portland State Football

Mustangs Defeats Portland State 42-14 in Home Opener

Junior quarterback Chris Brown rushed for two touchdowns, passed for another and…

UCSB vs UCLA Soccer

UCSB Falls To #2 UCLA 1-0

Reigning Pac-12 Player of the Year Leo Stolz scored a 38th minute goal and the No.…

Cal Poly Football Breaks Into Win Column

Brown Leads Cal Poly Football to First Win

Chris Brown ran for two touchdowns and threw for another one as Cal Poly beat…

UCSB Soccer Loses to UCLA

First Half Goal By UCLA Defeats Gauchos

Leo Stolz' goal late in the first half gave UCLA a 1-0 win over the Gauchos.

Local News Headlines

La Entrada Permits

La Entrada de Santa Barbara Hotel-Retail Project Closer but Permit Still a Few Days Off

The long awaited  La Entrada de Santa Barbara hotel and retail project is expected…

Water Supply Suggestions Sought in Santa Barbara County

Long range water supply issues may be resolved with a sweeping plan that includes…

Film Incentive Program Could Boost Local Economy

Film Incentive Program Could Boost Local Economy

The California film industry is getting a big financial boost if they continue to…

Newsroom Tipline

Plea for Help from Family of Murdered Santa Maria Man

As Javier Limon Jr. stares at a collection of photographs of his late father Javier…

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

In this Tipline story, we help a man battered by life. A series of tragic events…

Woman Featured In Tipline Story Gets $25,000

NewsChannel 3 has a nice surprise for a woman who battled the City of Santa Barbara…

Technology Headlines

Manuel Noriega

'Call of Duty' creators: Noriega suit absurd

The creators of the "Call of Duty" video game franchise on Monday filed a motion to…

The UPS Store

The UPS Store will 3-D print stuff for you

Can't afford your own 3-D printer? Just head to the UPS Store. UPS announced plans…

Hands on keyboard

7 safety tips from hackers

It's easy to get hacked. And yes, it can happen to you. Follow this advice from…

Health Headlines

Ebola drug ZMapp

FDA expands use of experimental Ebola drug

An experimental Ebola drug that's still in development may now be used to treat more…

Ebola virus

Ebola lockdown workers find dozens of cases

One hundred thirty new cases of Ebola were identified during a three-day lockdown in…

TB, tuberculosis

700 infants exposed to TB at Texas hospital

More than 700 infants and 40 health care workers have been exposed to tuberculosis,…

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