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  • UC Santa Barbara student beaten and gang raped, authorities say

    UC Santa Barbara student beaten and gang raped, authorities say
    A 19-year-old student at UC Santa Barbara was beaten and raped by a group of men this weekend, authorities said. It is unclear where the rape occurred, but it happened sometime between 11 p.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday, according to the Santa Barbara...
  • Second gang rape near UC Santa Barbara campus reported

    Second gang rape near UC Santa Barbara campus reported
    The gang rape of a UC Santa Barbara student was the second near campus in two months, and university police ramped up patrols in the area in response, authorities said Monday. The 19-year-old woman was beaten and raped by three men sometime between 12:...
  • 2nd rape victim near UC Santa Barbara was city college student

    Just hours before a UC Santa Barbara woman was gang raped near campus, a city college student reported being sexually assaulted in the area, an official said Tuesday. The first incident occurred Saturday night and was reported by a Santa Barbara City...
  • UCSB police sergeant calls gang rapes of two students 'horrendous'

    UCSB police sergeant calls gang rapes of two students 'horrendous'
    The second reported gang rape of a UC Santa Barbara student in as many months has shocked authorities in charge of patrolling an area not unaccustomed to sexual assaults. "We do have sexual assaults that happen, but something like this ... is...
  • Sketches released of suspects in gang rape of UCSB student

     Sketches released of suspects in gang rape of UCSB student
    UC Santa Barbara police have released sketches of two men believed to have participated in the beating and gang rape of a female student early Sunday. Investigators believe there were at least three men involved in the attack, but so far have only...
  • Search committee to find new UCI chancellor formed

    An advisory committee made up of UC Irvine faculty, staff, students, alumni and a foundation representative will assist in the national search for a new chancellor, the university announced Monday. Bruce Varner, board of regents chairman, also...
  • Big-time lacrosse coming to OCC

    Big-time lacrosse coming to OCC
    As coach of the Corona del Mar High boys' lacrosse program, G.W. Mix doesn't get to see his two sons play in college often. He's too busy coaching, while Ryan Mix and Casey Mix are away competing. Ryan plays for the University of Notre Dame and Casey...
  • Can tragedies like the SXSW crash ever be prevented?

    It can happen anywhere. A driver plows into pedestrians on a crowded street. Bodies fly. People die. In the shocked aftermath, we ask why and wonder: Could we have done anything to prevent it? At first, these random tragedies always seem unpredictable...
  • Surf-loving historians find 'The World in the Curl'

    Surf-loving historians find 'The World in the Curl'
    Picture this: Two surfers are bobbing on their boards at a remote surf spot north of Santa Barbara. They drift into a dreamy discussion and the question arises, "Wouldn't it be great if we could get paid to do this?" That question, in various forms,...
  • Robert C. Stebbins dies at 98; Berkeley reptile, amphibian expert

    Robert C. Stebbins dies at 98; Berkeley reptile, amphibian expert
    If anyone could make lizards, salamanders, snakes and all measure of creepy, crawling things objects of wonder and even beauty, it was Robert C. Stebbins. His well-regarded books, lectures and artwork made him a superstar among those who studied...
  • Fred Kavli dies at 86; businessman gave millions to research

    Fred Kavli dies at 86; businessman gave millions to research
    Nobel prizes in science often go to researchers of an advanced age — many are retired by the time the call comes from Oslo saying they've won. Fred Kavli, a Norwegian immigrant who got rich from a business he founded in Van Nuys making...
  • Letter of intent day: Let the celebration begin

    Letter of intent day: Let the celebration begin
    Wednesday is the first day high school seniors can sign an early national letter of intent for all sports but football, soccer, track and field, cross country and men's water polo. Across Southern California, athletes are celebrating with classmates and...