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Cornell fraternity president Wolfgang Ballinger arrested on sexual assault charges

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Cornell fraternity president arrested on sex charges

The president of a Cornell University fraternity was arrested after an alleged sexual assault in his fraternity house bedroom, according to court documents.

George Washington University


Applications soar after university drops SAT

George Washington University got rid of its SAT requirement, and applications soared 28%.

This kind of jump is unprecedented, the school said. About 6,000 more students applied compared to the year before.

It also saw a "significant" increase in appl...

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#1000BlackGirlBooks for your reading list

By fifth grade, Marley Dias decided she had grown tired of reading books about "white boys and their dogs."

Santa Maria Valley Schools Celebrate National Catholic Schools Week

As Catholic Schools across the country wrap up the end of National Catholic Schools Week, students at Saint Mary of the Assumption School in Santa Maria are finishing the week-long celebration with family.

French speakers angry about spelling change for thousands of words

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Thousands of French words change spelling

French speakers will soon have to think twice about how they spell certain words.

Detroit teacher protest

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Detroit teachers: District blocked health inspectors

The Detroit Public School District refused to allow environmental inspectors hired by a teachers union to investigate its schools, according to a news release from the Detroit Federation of Teachers.

"All we're trying to at the DFT is to work with the...


Students in DRAGG Program Present Fixed-Up Car To Single Mom

An innovative after-school program is teaching at-risk youths the importance of giving back to their community.

Partners in Education Breakfast

Volunteers Honored at Partnership Breakfast

175,000 volunteer hours have been logged across Santa Barbara County supporting education, and Wednesday, those involved were celebrated.

Bernie Sanders December 2015

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Can Bernie Sanders deliver free college for all?

Free college for all may sound appealing, but it's not as simple as Bernie Sanders makes it out to be.

Santa Maria High School District Keeps Simultaneous Graduation Ceremonies

Statement comes amid student petition calling simultaneous ceremonies unfair.

Dads Connecting With Kids Through School Program

Popular WATCH D.O.G.S. program at Mary Buren Elementary School in Guadalupe is connecting fathers and other father-figures with their kids.


Carpinteria Honors go to Top Citizens and Businesses in Annual Event

Community leaders and top businesses have been honored in a Chamber of Commerce gala held in Carpinteria as the city begins its 51st year.  

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Go Red For Women Day

Wear Red Today!

Today is Wear Red Day and join our news teams as we are wearing red to help raise…

Partners in Education Breakfast

Volunteers Honored at Partnership Breakfast

175,000 volunteer hours have been logged across Santa Barbara County supporting…

Expert Tax Advise From Local High School Students

High School Student Tax Preparers At It Again

The dreaded tax season is here, but some Santa Barbara High School students can…

Local Girl Scouts Kick Off Blanket Drive on the Central Coast

As central coast homeless shelters brace for a large turnout due to recent storms,…

Warming Shelters Open in Santa Barbara County

Several Santa Barbara County warming centers have opened their doors due to the…

Animal Shelter Flood

Santa Paula Pet Care Center In Need Of Post-El Nino Help

The powerful El Nino storms forced evacuations and damaged a Santa Paula animal…

Local Sports

Dons Beat Chargers

Dons Beat Chargers 63-36

The Santa Barbara boys basketball team improve to 25-1 on the season after taking…


Gauchos Fall To Hawaii 76-64

The UCSB men's basketball team fell to Hawaii Thursday night 76-64 falling to (9-12,…

NFL Experience at Super Bowl

Fans Test Football Skills at NFL Experience in San Francisco

Fans are enjoying all of the NFL festivities that are going on in the Bay Area.

In Todd We Trust! Rogers Hired to be New Head Coach of Cal Poly Beach Volleyball

2008 Olympic Gold Medalist will coach Mustangs in their third year playing beach…

Local News Headlines

Santa Maria Youth Gather Together Calling for Peace In The City

A group of teens gathered together on Sunday in Santa Maria to march for peace.


Actors Honored For Their Standout Performances

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival presented five actors with the…


Free Dental Care Offered To Hundreds of People In Need

Johnson Family Dental hosted its 12th annual Dentistry of Love event on Saturday.

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Tipline Investigation: Takata Recall Tames A Mustang

The growing scandal involving Japanese airbag maker, Takata, may cost a Santa Paula…

Tipline Investigation Wild Uber Ride

Tipline Investigation: Wild Uber Ride

Had too much to drink? Call Uber and get home safe. But, what if the Uber driver is…

Tipline Investigation What s Really Inside

Tipline Investigation: What's Really Inside?

If you've ever bought a brand new iPhone, you know how exciting it is to unwrap the…

Technology Headlines

Samsung Galaxy

Here's what we know about Samsung's Galaxy S7

Samsung is expected reveal its latest Galaxy smartphones on stage at Mobile World…

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LinkedIn stock plummets 43% on tepid outlook

LinkedIn had been teetering on the edge too long. Investors just knocked it off a…

Virtual assistants sexually harassed

Even virtual assistants are sexually harassed

People are very curious about Cortana's sex life. All virtual assistants have to…

Health Headlines

Chipotle counter

Every Chipotle will close Monday for food safety meeting

Now that Chipotle's E. coli is outbreak officially over, the company is temporarily…

Hillary Clinton

Clinton: 'No acceptable' level of lead for kids

Shortly before flying to Flint, Michigan, to see the damage from the lead water…

Practice occurs in at least 30 nations

200 million women, girls genitally mutilated

They covered her face and laid her down.

What happened next, Agnes wishes no girl…

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