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Nipomo Robotics Team Beating the Competition

The Titans have won two of three VEX Robotics tournaments this school year to show they're among the best teams in California.


Santa Barbara International Film Festival Expecting Over 85,000 Movie Fans

Santa Barbara International Film Festival Director Roger Durling wants to make sure everyone has a chance to see some of the upcoming 12 day event starting tomorrow.

Discovery Museum Celebrates 5th Annual Nat Fast Day

Hundreds of kids spent Sunday painting, building and playing with anything they could get their hands on at the Discovery Museum's 5th Annual Nat Fast Day.

Santa Barbara High students built homes for people in need

Santa Barbara Students Return From Mexico Home-Building Trip

Students from Santa Barbara High returned home from Mexico after a trip to help build homes for those less fortunate.

Users give in to Facebook fatigue

Brooklyn boy's viral image pays tribute to principal

It took about 45 minutes for an online campaign to raise $100,000 this week, the start of an initiative that has grown beyond its original goal of funding a class trip to Harvard.

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Obama proposes scaling back benefits of 529 college savings plans

The most compelling reason to save for college in a 529 plan is the tax savings.

You can put away $14,000 each year for a child, pay no tax on the money while it's growing, and no tax when you withdraw it to pay for education costs.

CSU Channel Islands Confirms a Case of Measles

Cal State Channel Islands has confirmed that a student who does not live on campus has been diagnosed with a case of measles.

Film Students to Attend Santa Barbara Film Festival

A group of Allen Hancock Film Students are excited to be attending this years International Film Festival in Santa Barbara.

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UCSB Students Plan Trip To See Israel's Prime Minister Speak

When members of the Santa Barbara Hillel go to Washington, D.C. in March, they will witness a controversial visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Local Children Learn About Marine Science

Local Students Get Crash Course In Marine Biology

The sport fishing vessel, Stardust, transformed into a classroom Thursday in the Santa Barbara Harbor, in an effort to give students a lesson in marine science.

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Santa Maria Cracks Down on Car Theft

A huge spike in car thefts in 2014 has promoted the City of Santa maria to join other area agencies in cracking down on this problem.

Fewer Suspensions and Expulsions for High School Students

Fewer students are being suspended and expelled study reports.

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Santa Barbara High students built homes for people in need

Santa Barbara Students Return From Mexico Home-Building Trip

Students from Santa Barbara High returned home from Mexico after a trip to help…


Mac's Holiday Pies Help Food Bank with Big Donation

The holiday pie sales at Mac's Fish and Chips Shop in Santa Barbara also put food on…

Oxnard Residents Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Oxnard Residents Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The 29th annual Doctor King, Jr., birthday celebration happened Monday in Oxnard.

Santa Ynez Cycling Club Promotes Biking And Community Outrea

Santa Ynez Cycling Club Promotes Biking And Community Outreach

A local cycling club is working to support not only its recreational pastime, but…

Non-Profit Helps Feed and House Formerly Homeless Seniors

Local Nonprofit Helps Feed And House Homeless Senior Citizens

It's called the Silver Tsunami-senior citizens flocking to homeless shelters in the…

Dell Tablets given to Santa Maria teachers

Pioneer Valley High French teacher, Jessica Zambrano said that even in a Foreign…

Local Sports

Best Day Foundations helps people with special needs surf

Best Day Foundation Hits The Beach On Gentle Days

When the waves aren't big enough for surf contests like the Rincon Classic it's…

SB Coast Volleyball Academy Boys 14s Turning Heads

Catching Up with the Successful SB Coast Volleyball Academy Boys 14s

The  volleyball team is now beating well-established Southern California squads.

Rincon Classic Wraps Up

Big Waves and Great Weather For Rincon Classic Surf Competition

Local surfers of all ages competed during three-day event.

UCSB vs Cal State Fullerton

UCSB Men's Basketball Tops Cal State Fullerton 68-49

On Saturday afternoon, UC Santa Barbara found out that there's nothing like a 19-0…

Cal Poly UC Riverside

Cal Poly Gets The Win Over UC Riverside 68-49

Junior forward Joel Awich (pictured at right) produced his first career…

Dons vs Rio Mesa

Dons Take Down Spartans 69-47

The Santa Barbara boys basketball team defeated Rio Mesa high school Friday night 69…

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Alan Goes Skydiving

KEYT meteorologist Alan Rose and his father, Louis, decided to take thrill seeking…

Local Entrepreneur Recognized By Forbes

Jesse Dundon, CEO and co-founder of the San Luis Obispo-based tech company Hathway,…

Washouts Keep Pacific Coast Highway Closed

Washouts Keep Pacific Coast Highway Closed

The Pacific Coast Highway (SR-1) between Las Posas Road and Yerba Buena Road and…

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Run or Dye Event Cancelled Under Cloud of Suspicion

The Run or Dye event scheduled for Ventura this Saturday, November 8, will not…

Tipline Battle of Solar Power

Tipline Exclusive: SoCal Edison Accused Of Delaying Solar Applications

A nasty feud is brewing between many solar companies and Southern California Edison.


Father of Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada Speaks Out

"Margay touched so many lives, and was so outgoing and gregarious", says Jeff…

Technology Headlines

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

Apple just posted the best quarter in corporate history

Apple posted the biggest profit in corporate history last quarter after selling a…


Facebook, Instagram go down, get back up

For about an hour this morning, humans across the world were briefly forced to…

Airplane seats, airline, flight

The world's most Wi-Fi-connected airlines

Remember the days when flying long distance meant at least nine guaranteed hours…

Health Headlines

Measles 2

California measles outbreak grows

California has reported more measles cases.

receptionist secretary sitting behind desk

Sit smarter with yoga

You've probably heard that "sitting is the new smoking." Not only does it lead to…

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Obamacare website reins in personal data sharing

The government has stopped openly sharing your personal information from the…

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