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  • Psy asks El Monte to give 'Gangnam' lifeguards their jobs back

     
    The performer Psy behind the viral video sensation "Gangnam Style" is throwing his support behind 13 El Monte city lifeguards and their supervisor who lost their jobs for parodying the popular hit....
  • Caltech tops list of world's universities

     
    The California Institute of Technology once again tops the ranks of the world’s best research universities, while University of California campuses at Berkeley and Los Angeles maintained their top 20 positions despite massive state funding cuts to...
  • Baseball: Junior shortstop Nick Valaika commits to UCLA

     
    Junior shortstop Nick Valaika of Newhall Hart has committed to UCLA. He will be the fourth brother to end up with a college baseball scholarship. Older brothers Chris and Matt went to UC Santa Barbara, and a third brother, Patrick,......
  • Surfer killed in great white shark attack suffered massive torso wound

     
    A veteran surfer killed in a shark attack Tuesday suffered a massive wound to the torso, officials said. Officials said a great white shark, estimated at 15 to 16 feet in length, attacked the man. Francisco Javier Solorio Jr., 39,......
  • Great white shark blamed for fatal attack on surfer

     
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. The shark that attacked a surfer Tuesday at Surf Beach was a great white, estimated at 15-16 feet in length, according to the Santa Barbara County sheriff. Ralph S. Collier, a......
  • Shark attack: Great white left huge bite mark on surfboard

     
    The beaches near Lompoc where a man was fatally bitten by a shark this week remained closed in what authorities described as a safety precaution to clear the waters of potential hazards....
  • Surfer killed in shark attack died 'doing something he loved'

     
    Friends say the surfer killed in a shark attack earlier this week in Santa Barbara County died doing what he loved. Officials said a great white shark, estimated at 15 to 16 feet in length, attacked the man. Francisco Javier......
  • UC Santa Barbara student dies in apparent fall

     
    A UC Santa Barbara student died in an apparent fall from a cliff in Isla Vista, near Santa Barbara. KEY News reported that the young man whose body was found by joggers on the beach below Del Playa Drive on......
  • UCSB student from Los Angeles dies in apartment house fall

     
    A 22-year-old UC Santa Barbara student from Los Angeles died Thursday after falling over a second-story railing at the top of an Isla Vista apartment stairway, Santa Barbara sheriff's deputies said. Mellissa Portillo had suffered a head injury but was.......
  • New UC Berkeley chief to get pay raise despite Brown's opposition

     
    Despite strong opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown, the UC regents on Tuesday gave the new chancellor of UC Berkeley a $50,000-–or 11.4%--pay raise over the current campus head and said the extra money would come from private donations, not state...
  • UC Santa Barbara dean to temporarily head UC Riverside

     
    The dean of UC Santa Barbara’s graduate school of education has been appointed to temporarily serve as chancellor of UC Riverside, whose current leader, Timothy White, is becoming the head of the Cal State system, officials announced Tuesday. Jane...
  • Hamilton turns page

    Hamilton turns page
    Teague Hamilton enjoyed a string of successes during his prep tennis career, feats he can attribute to his complete attention to his game. Now, the 18-year-old is preparing to face new challenges before he starts a new career at UC Santa Barbara....