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New Students Urged to Improve Isla Vista Community

UCSB alumni, faculty and student representatives offered words of advice to members of the incoming class.


California Becomes First in the Nation to Define When ‘Yes Means Yes’

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law on Sunday, that makes California the first in the nation to have a clear definition of when people agree to engage in sex.

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Be smart about the admissions process

Technology puts more information than ever at college applicants' fingertips. But experts say the best advice for tackling the application process and getting into a top university is about as old-fashioned as it comes: Do your homework.

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Sex on campus: Only 'yes' means 'yes'

Thousands of freshmen at the University of California-Berkeley swiped their student cards last week at the doors of Zellerbach Hall and filed into the dark auditorium for one of the few mandatory sessions in their three-week welcome program.

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Censoring US history in Denver schools?

One poster said "Censoring history = No Education."

Another read "We deserve to know the truth."

The signs were just a few lining the streets as hundreds of students from at least seven Denver-area schools walked out of their classrooms Tuesday and Wed...

Isla Vista Concerns

Even Before UCSB Students Arrive, Isla Vista Has Had Serious Safety Concerns

There are serious safety concerns in Isla Vista, even before the return of UC Santa Barbara students.  That is expected to bring out a sweeping increase in law enforcement over the next few weeks.


Central Coast New Tech High School to Vote on Phase 3 Expansion

Central Cost News Tech High School (CCNTH) Currently houses ninth through 11th grade students.

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Clemson limits fraternities after death

A month into the fall semester, Clemson University has pulled the plug on two dozen fraternities. The university opted to halt all social and new-member activities on the South Carolina campus after the death of a student and a "high number" of reported incidents involving fraternities.

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Student loan default rate drops to 13.7%

Things are finally starting to look up for student borrowers, with fewer of them defaulting on their loans.

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Wesleyan orders fraternities to be co-ed

Wesleyan University officials announced Monday that residential fraternities will be required to accept women and men as full members.

Library Wants to Book Funding for $5.6 Million Children's Area Upgrade

The Santa Barbara main library has launched the last phase of a fundraising drive to expand the children's services area by four times the current size, which has been inadequate for years.

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Student homelessness hits another record high

A growing number of students don't have homes to return to once classes are out.

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Breakfast Of Champions Draws Big Crowd In Santa Paula

'Breakfast Of Champions' Draws Big Crowd in Santa Paula

Hundreds of supporters for the Santa Clara Valley Boys and Girls Club woke up early…

Thriller Fundraiser Set for October 25

Thriller Flashmob and Fundraiser Set For October 25

It may not be Halloween, but some people are already in the dancing mood for next…

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…

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Cali4nia Ski Pass Goes On Sale Saturday

A new ski pass will give the Epic pass some competition.

UCSB Soccer vs Drake

UCSB Soccer Gets Big Win Over Drake 4-1

Freshman forward Ludwig Ahl recorded a brace and sophomore wingback Drew Murphy…

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Scorpions Talk About Camarillo's Win Over Ventura

Jake Constantine and Frankie Tostado talk about Camarillo's win over Ventura 17-7.

SBCC vs West LA

Vaqueros run over West L.A. 56-38 in APL opener

Cedric Cooper and Cheroke Cunningham both cracked the century mark and SBCC piled up…

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Morales, Parham Lead Bulldogs to 20-17 Win Over No.14 Bakersfield

Jose Morales kicked 50 and 48-yard field goals in between touchdowns from Wesley…

Watch Friday Football Focus - Week Five

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

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Santa Maria Police Looking For Hit Run-Driver

Santa Maria police are looking for a driver who took off after hitting a young woman…


New Students Urged to Improve Isla Vista Community

UCSB alumni, faculty and student representatives offered words of advice to members…


California Becomes First in the Nation to Define When ‘Yes Means Yes’

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law on Sunday, that makes California 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

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Apple iPhone 6 finally cleared for launch in China

Apple has finally been granted regulatory approval by the Chinese government to sell…

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong's young protesters use tech tactics

Armed with top-of-the-line phones on some of the world's fastest mobile networks,…

Hong Kong protesters

China censors Hong Kong protests

News articles, social media posts and images about Hong Kong's pro-democracy…

Health Headlines

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Doctor: Jovan Belcher likely had CTE

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease…

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Hospitals ask patients to pay upfront

Get ready to whip out your credit card before you are wheeled into the operating…


CDC investigates kids' limb paralysis

Health officials are looking for the cause of a neurologic illness that's affected…

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