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Detroit schools open, but is it too late?

Shoniqua Kemp took her 15-year-old and 18-year-old to the museum on Tuesday morning. It wasn't a weekend and there was no school trip. In fact, there was no school at all.

Santa Maria High School District Faculty Association Hosts Parent Meeting

Teachers union members explain issues in ongoing contract dispute.

SBCC Names finalist for president and superintendent post

Santa Barbara City College Chooses Anthony Beebe

Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) Trustees are offering Anthony Beebe, the job as president and Superintendent.



Detroit school 'sickouts': Explain it to me

Teachers protesting instead of teaching. Parents scrambling to arrange care for their kids. Lawmakers arguing over how to fix a mess quickly that's been decades in the making.

The mess in Detroit Public Schools has grabbed national headlines, even as ...

Children's Dental Program Gives Bikes Away to Santa Maria Students

Four students at Miller Elementary School in Santa Maria receive bikes during give-away for their participation in a month-long dental health and education program.

Source: Santa Barbara City College

Santa Barbara City College Finds Its Next President

Santa Barbara City College has named Dr. Anthony Beebe, current president of San Diego City College, as its next college president.

Makerspace Giving Orcutt Academy Students Access to High Tech Technology

Students at Orcutt Academy now have access to high technology thanks to a innovative program called "Makerspace," which allows them to use the equipment during their free time.

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Detroit teachers urged to return following pay guarantee

Detroit teachers are being encouraged to return to the classroom Wednesday after assurances they will be paid for the full school year.

Detroit Federation of Teachers interim President Ivy Bailey received a letter with the promise from the state-appo...


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This Brooklyn high school produced Sanders

Once upon a time in a high school in Brooklyn, Sen. Bernie Sanders was a champion long-distance runner and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a baton twirler.

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Teen accepted to all Ivies makes her choice

A Long Island teen who received acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League schools has decided where she'll attend college in the fall.

Detroit schools sickouts

Detroit Federation of Teachers via CNN

Teacher 'sickouts' close 94 Detroit schools

Teachers at all but three of Detroit's 97 public schools called in sick Monday in protest after finding out they may not get paid after June, officials said.

The mass sickout forced 94 Detroit Public Schools to be closed Monday, school district spokes...

Hair takes stage at Santa Barbara High

Hair Lets The Sunshine In At Santa Barbara High School

Students have been working for months on the musical Hair.

What's Right

Tree Guild of Arroyo Grande Plants New Foliage Around Town

A non-profit organization in Arroyo Grande is helping to dig up the old and plant…

Making Prom Dreams Come True

Making Prom Dreams Come True

The cost of a dream prom for some girls can be quite out of reach.  But one local…

Act of Kindness by Angels Lifts Spirits of Ventura Family

Heavenly Gesture: Angels Host Ventura Family in Mourning for Batting Practice & Game

Angels fan Jason Rutkowski died from an aggressive form of MS at the age of 32.

Fork Cork Foodbank Fundraiser

Fork & Cork Classic Helps Foodbank with Funding in 2016

Using local restaurants, wineries and breweries, the 3rd annual Fork & Cork Classic…

Santa Barbara County Shelter Cats, Dogs Fly to Washington to Find Permanent Home

Several cats and dogs from Santa Barbara County Animal Services are heading to…

Cooking Up Dreams

Chefs Help Cook Up Dreams In Santa Barbara County

More than $110,000 was raised to benefit kids and families across Santa Barbara…

Local Sports

4-Star Basketball Recruit Mickey Mitchell Transfers to UCSB

Mitchell played on same club team in Texas with Gauchos guard Grant Troutt.

UCSB Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Michael Young & 2006 National Champion Soccer Team Part of 2016 Hall of Fame Class

The Gauchos also honored swimmer Marci Fuller, U.S. Congressman Jared Huffman and…

Sailors enjoy victory in race to Ensenada

Sailors Race From Newport To Ensenada

Saulors from Santa Barbara, Ventura and Oxnard have returned from the annual…

Local News Headlines

Resurfacing Projects on US Highway 101 and SR 154 Start Next Week

Cal Trans will resurface parts of U.S. Highway 101 and SR 154 starting Sunday.

Santa Maria High School District Faculty Association Hosts Parent Meeting

Teachers union members explain issues in ongoing contract dispute.

California primary just five weeks away

Voter Reaction To Indiana Primary Mixed

First time voters are paying attention to primaries in other states

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911 Fatal Flaw

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Fire Chief Fights to Fix Fatal Flaws in the 911 System

Who has a better system for identifying and processing mobile phone calls? The 9-1-…

Tipline Investigation: U.S. Senate Candidate Accused of Making Threats

We have a follow up to a Tipline Investigation that we broke two weeks ago. It…

Tipline Investigation Tracking Bad Bank Transfers

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Pismo Beach Man Battles Bank of America to Recover $1,900

Sometimes the smallest errors can turn into the biggest headaches. A viewer in…

Technology Headlines

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Google wants to inject cyborg lenses into your eyeballs

Google has patented a new technology that would let the company inject a…

Steve Jobs with first iPhone, 2007

Steve Jobs' favorite project from 1996 is officially dead

One of Steve Jobs' favorite projects from two decades ago has officially been…

Health Headlines

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Google wants to inject cyborg lenses into your eyeballs

Google has patented a new technology that would let the company inject a…

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Video game could help spot dementia

A new mobile game, Sea Hero Quest, could help spot dementia by gaining insight into…

Plastic surgery

Medical errors the third leading cause of death?

You've heard those hospital horror stories where the surgeon removes the wrong body…

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