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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.

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Obama sets new plan against college assaults

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

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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.

Occupy Wall Street protests enter 24th day

Occupy abolishes $4 million in other people's student loan debt

After forgiving millions of dollars in medical debt, Occupy Wall Street is tackling a new beast: student loans.

Marking the third anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, the group's Strike Debt initiative announced Wednesday it has abolished ...

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Top 20 colleges with most billionaire alumni

In perhaps the most prestigious college ranking, a new report lists colleges and universities with most global billionaire graduates.

UCSB Solar Project Nears Completion

Solar Project at UCSB Nearing Completion

The 2.6 million dollar project is being funded completely by students

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Online education clicks with African students

Fresh faced and full of energy, five recent graduates sit around the conference room table. They all hail from a different African country, and they all have big dreams about revamping education in their continent for a digital era.


Cal Poly Football Players Charged in Fraternity Robbery Enter a Plea

All  five  Cal Poly football players who are suspects in a fraternity robbery  were arraigned in their continued court appearance Monday morning. All five men entered a plea of not guilty.


Students File Federal Complaint Against University of California Santa Barbara

Six current and former University of California Santa Barbara students have filed a federal complaint against the university claiming the administration mishandled their sexual assault cases.

Lack Of Student Vaccinations Puts Schools At Risk

Lack of Student Vaccinations Puts Schools and Communities at Risk

A user-friendly website is giving parents a crash-course and some schools a failing grade when it comes to 2013-2014 vaccinations against diseases such as measles and pertussis or whooping cough.

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'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…

Paralyzed Extreme Water Sports Enthusiasts Selling Calendars to Raise Money for Rehabilitation

A photographer and former extreme water sports junkie, once strangers have now…

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Women's Polo Event to Benefit Girls Inc.

The Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club is hosting the top women polo players in the…

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SBCC Athletes Sporting Impact Monitor Headbands

Concussions in sports is a hot topic all across the nation. Now, a new device that…

Watch Friday Football Focus - Week Four

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

Gaucho Soccer Preparing For #2 UCLA

Young Gaucho Soccer Team is Ready to be Tested by Pac-12 Powerhouse UCLA

UCSB hopes for a better showing against the Bruins than last week's game at Stanford.


CALM Weighing In On Child Abuse In Santa Barbara

Child abuse in Santa Barbara County is on the rise. CALM (Child Abuse Listening…

Laguna Blanca Debuts New Sand Courts

Laguna Blanca Hosts SB Dons at Brand New Sand Volleyball Courts

Santa Barbara defeated the Owls 5-0 but it didn't spoil the exciting moment for…

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Santa Barbara Cruise Ships

Cruise Ships Return and Santa Barbara Economy Gets a Fall Boost

The arrival of the Crown Princess cruise ship off Stearns Wharf has been a welcome…


Lotusland to Host Rare Plant Sale and Auction on Saturday

Plant geeks are invited to attend the Exceptional Plants: Lotusland Auction & Sale…


Women's Polo Event to Benefit Girls Inc.

The Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club is hosting the top women polo players in the…

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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

iPhone 6 goes on sale, Tokyo

Apple's iPhone 6 goes on sale, and the lines are insane

The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus hit stores Friday, with Apple fans around the…

Buyer drops iPhone 6

First iPhone 6 buyer in Australia drops it on live TV

Homer Simpson would give this a double "Doh!"

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Man tries to rent girlfriend to buy an iPhone 6

A Shanghai man goes to extremes in his attempts to buy an iPhone 6.

Health Headlines

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15 die after getting measles shots in Syria

A crying mother cradles and moves her dead baby to the floor, yelling out, "My…

MRSA bacteria

Obama signs order to fight superbugs

The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lead to a future full of untreatable…

Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone starts nationwide Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone started a three-day nationwide lockdown Friday in an effort to halt an…

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