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UCSB Students Warned About Sexual Violence

University police issued alerts warning students about sexual assaults on and off campus this month.

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Survivors of Domestic Violence Hope to End the Cycle of Abuse

It's been making national headlines in the past few months, football players, even police officers accused of domestic violence.

Santa Barbara Joins Nationwide Anti-Bullying Event

Santa Barbara Joins Nationwide Anti-Bullying Event

Dozens of people gathered at San Marcos High School Thursday night to show support for a national call to action against bullying.

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Sign up for 'Wasting time on the Internet' 101

You can now get college credit for watching all those cat videos. The University of Pennsylvania is offering a class next semester titled "Wasting time on the Internet," in which students will "focus on the alchemical recuperation of aimless surfing into substantial works of literature."

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UC Berkeley overturns vote to disinvite Maher

The controversy over having TV host Bill Maher speak at the University of California Berkeley has taken another turn. Well, make that two.

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History Channel to teach college history

Many college kids spend hours watching The History Channel. Now, students at the University of Oklahoma will be able to get college credit for it.

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Taylor Swift's new single to benefit NYC schools

Taylor Swift bought a $20 million townhouse in Manhattan this year, and it seems like she really wants her new home town to like her. So the pop star has pledged to donate all the money she makes from her new song "Welcome to New York" to the city's school system.

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Dirty tricks of the student loan industry

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau put student loan servicers on notice this week with a report detailing industry practices it found suspect.

These companies help collect on the $1.2 trillion in student debt, but the report didn't name names of...

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Student drains half-court shot to win $10,000

A soccer player who had never played basketball before sinks a layup, free throw, 3-pointer and a half-court shot to win $10,000.

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Suit seeks minimum wage for student athletes

Should college athletes at least be paid the same minimum wage as the students who usher at their games or sell refreshments to fans?

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50 Santa Maria-Bonita Teachers Receive $300 Grant

Fifty teachers in the Santa Maria-Bonita School District are splitting a $15,000 grant.

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China catches 2,440 high-tech exam cheats

Full marks for ingenuity.

Some 2,440 Chinese students taking a national exam have been caught using high-tech cheating gear that wouldn't be out of place in a spy film.

According to state media, invigilators detected abnormal radio signals that were be...

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Garden Court Halloween Sweets Help a Friend Living with Cancer

The Garden Court Independent Living Center in Santa Barbara has been raising money…

Rescue Mission Needs 800 Turkeys for Holiday Season

Thanksgiving may be five weeks away, but the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission is in…

Goleta Woman Raises Thousands For Friend

Goleta Woman Raises Over $22,000 For Friend With Stage 4 Breast Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a Goleta woman decided to raise…

Students Learn About Agriculture In Kinderpatch

Students Learn About Agriculture in ‘Kinderpatch’

In the spirit of the fall season, hundreds of kids from Orcutt and Santa Maria…

Media Center Ribbon Cutting At Bishop Diego High School

Media Center Now Open at Bishop Diego High School

Bishop Diego High School unveiled a brand new media center Thursday night. The…

Community Walk in the Eastside

Community Walk in the Eastside

The Coalition for Sustainable Transportation, hosted a community walk on the…

Local Sports

Danny Duffy in the World Series

Danny Duffy Fans Gather to Watch World Series Finale

Game 7 of the World Series did not go the way Danny Duffy fans had wanted, but they…

DP Wins First Place Showdown in Channel League

DP H20 Takes Over First Place in Channel League From Royals

The Chargers beat San Marcos 13-9 in boys high school water polo.

Danny Duffy in the World Series

The Lompoc Valley native and current Kansas City Royals pitcher is appearing in his…

Danny Duffy s Parents Talk About Him Pitching in W Series

Duffy's Parents Talk About Son Pitching in World Series in a Live Report from SF

Dave Alley caught up with Danny Duffy's parents in San Francisco before game four of…

Saturday Roundup

Saturday Football: Bishop Diego, Cate & SBCC All Win

Bishop Diego beat Fillmore, Cate outlasted Laguna Blanca while Santa Barbara City…

Watch Friday Football Focus - Week Nine

Time for High School Football, and Friday Football Focus has you covered!

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Tipline Exclusive: SoCal Edison Accused Of Delaying Solar Applications

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

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UCSB Students Warned About Sexual Violence

University police issued alerts warning students about sexual assaults on and off…

Isla Vista Businesses Beef Up Security for Halloween

To keep stores safe and secure during the madness, many Isla Vista business owners…

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Tipline Exclusive: SoCal Edison Accused Of Delaying Solar Applications

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

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Father of Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada Speaks Out

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

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…

Technology Headlines

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Microsoft: New Band gizmo can make you a 'better human'

Microsoft has launched a new smartwatch, and it makes some majorly lofty promises.

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Antares operator blew up rocket

After it became apparent there was a problem with the launch of the NASA-contracted…

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Tim Cook comes out: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out Thursday, acknowledging publicly for the first time…

Health Headlines

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Nurse Nina Pham to meet her beloved dog

When Dallas nurse Nina Pham left hospital after treatment for Ebola last week, all…

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Kaci Hickox's boyfriend speaks out

The boyfriend of a Maine nurse who defied an Ebola quarantine is speaking out,…

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Maine: No deal with nurse in Ebola dispute

In the tense standoff between a Maine nurse and state officials, it was a surreal…

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