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Wear Blue Today, Join Supporters to End Bullying

Today is Bullying Prevention Day and you can join non-profit Stomp to End Bullying by wearing blue today.

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McGraw-Hill to rewrite text after complaint

Textbook publisher McGraw-Hill will rewrite a section in one of its books after a Houston-area mother complained that it whitewashes the role of slavery in bringing Africans to America.

Virtual Reality Technology Moves From Game World To Medical

Virtual Reality Technology Moves From Game World To Medical Field

Santa Barbara-based WorldViz is the software company giving folks the chance to challenge their fears and phobias Sunday in a hands-on demonstration at the Fess Parker Resort. Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation is helping the company showcase its technology with expert Skip Rizzo.

Sex Education Will Be Required in All California Public Schools

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill requiring all California public schools to teach sexual education. Currently, schools are permitted to teach sexual education but participation in it is completely voluntary.

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan stepping down

President Barack Obama praised Arne Duncan's service as secretary of education on Friday, hours after Duncan said he would step down in December.

"He's done more to bring our education system -- sometimes kicking and screaming -- into the 21st century...

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Santa Barbara Police Demonstrate Ways To Handle An Active Shooter

The Oregon shooting brings back terrible memories for many students in Isla Vista. A similar killing spree over a year ago killed six students. Now, the Santa Barbara Police Department are educating people on what to do if they end up in a similar situation.

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The world's northernmost university

In the land of the midnight sun and the northern lights, in the most fragile ecosystem on the planet, you'll find the world's northernmost university.

Guadalupe Searching for Substitute Teachers

Growing shortage of substitute teachers affecting local school districts.

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Fewer students defaulting on their loans

Fewer college grads are defaulting on their student loans. That's the good news.

But there were still 611,000 new borrowers who entered default within three years of leaving school, according to an annual report released by the Department of Educatio...

Students And Staff Exposed To Potentially Hazardous Chemicals

Five students and two staff members are being treated after being exposed to potentially hazardous chemicals at Cal State University, Channel Islands, Tuesday.


Carpinteria Instrument Drive Hits the Right Note

A drive that began in early summer shows Carpinteria is in turn with its community needs.

San Gabriel Elementary Reopens After Chemical Liquid Found in Playground Deemed Safe

The Atascadero Unified School District reports that it received the remaining results from the environmental sampling for San Gabriel Elementary School, both interior and exterior. The lab results show that there were no harmful chemicals.

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Santa Barbara Program Feeds Those In Need

Local grocery stores have paired up with Santa Barbara homeless centers. Their…


Those In Need, The Boy Scouts Will Feed

Hunger is a daily reality for many in our community.


Carpinteria Instrument Drive Hits the Right Note

A drive that began in early summer shows Carpinteria is in turn with its community…

Glow In The Park Event Helps Santa Barbara Medical Program

All you need is love! That was the theme for the second annual Glow in the Park…

Thousands Of Women And Girls Run For A Beautiful Cause

Runners hit the pavement hard this weekend running for a "beautiful cause". The "She…

Adams Elementary School Celebrates Opening Of New Library

Adams Elementary School Celebrates Opening Of New Library

Adams Elementary School in Santa Barbara has a new library just in time for the…

Local Sports

Hyatt Nwosu Honored at SBART

Alea Hyatt Wins SBART Female Athlete of the Week for Football

She is believed to be the first female to win award for playing football.

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Evander Holyfield Speaks To Local Kids About Achieving Dreams

Saturday the 41st annual National Police Activities League boxing tournament wrapped…

Mustangs Run Wild Against Idaho State

Cal Poly Blows Out Idaho State Behind 499 Rushing Yards

The Mustangs beat Idaho State 58-26.

Cardinals Stay Perfect in HS Football

Bishop Diego Stays Perfect with Convincing Victory Against Mission Prep

Spencer Stovesand threw for two touchdowns and Michael Soracco ran for three more…

Watch Friday Football Focus - Week Six

Did you miss the clip of your favorite player or just want to watch the highlights…

New Local Company Looks To Change Football Analysis

Recently created Q5, is a football analytics platform that could change the way…

Local News Headlines

Right-To-Die Law Comes With Hurdles

Right-To-Die Reaction Mixed

Reaction is mixed when it comes to the signing of landmark right-to-die legislation.

Chief Says Lompoc Needs New Fire Station 2

Chief Latipow deflects concerns over increased response times.

Palmer Observatory Telescope

Telescope Dedicated at Santa Barbara Observatory

A new telescope was dedicated Monday at the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum,…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Los Alamos Restaurant Settles Complaint Over ADA Dispute

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or the ADA, has been the law since 1990. But,…

Grand Jury Report Backs Up NewsChannel 3 Investigations

A Grand Jury launched its investigation after we aired a series of reports exposing…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord with Customers

A Santa Barbara guitar company and its owner are striking the wrong chord with…

Technology Headlines

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Europe cracks down on U.S. tech with data ruling

Facebook and other big tech companies have just lost big time in Europe.

They might…

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Facebook to beam free internet to Africa

Facebook is one step closer to finally beaming Internet down from space.

The social…

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Target will sell the Apple Watch

Target will soon start stocking the Apple Watch.

The retail chain will roll out the…

Health Headlines

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Lack of sugar kept ancient Pompeiians' teeth healthy

The ancient Romans may not have had access to modern dentistry, but they did boast…

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California governor signs 'right to die' bill

As California Gov. Jerry Brown pointed out Monday, ABX2 15 is not just any other…


Cheerios recalls 1.8 million gluten-free boxes that may contain wheat

General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios labeled "gluten free" that…

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