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Students at University of California campuses rallied Monday against possible tuition increases next year.

UC Santa Barbara students also took part, where students say currently their in state tuition is $12,240 a year.

Residents of an Isla Vista apartment had a scare when a walkway roof came down on the third floor Sunday night.

With fears rising over immigration issues including arrests and deportations after the election, Santa Barbara Police Chief Lori Luhnow has made her department's policy clear.

A state agency is holding a public hearing on the South Coast tonight on a proposal to require growers to notify K-12 schools, day care facilities and county agricultural commissioners about pesticide use near school sites.

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation is proposing new rules which would require farmers to share their planned spraying dates for each upcoming year, and re-notify those on the list a few days before the actual application. The use of some specific pesticides would also be limited.

Residents of a South Coast city voted to repeal a wastewater treatment rate hike in last week’s election. Now, city officials have to decide how to pay for the cost of upgrading this aged facility.

Oxnard residents passed Measure M, which will overturn the utility fee increase.

However, Oxnard Mayor Tim Flynn said ultimately residents will have to pay for revamping the failing infrastructure.

Veterans Day is an opportunity for us to thank those who served their country in uniform, and to reflect on what it’s like to be an American.

Being an American citizen is something it’s easy to take for granted, but it’s a special feeling for two dozen children on the South Coast, who have just become citizens.

CalTrans and a subcontracting crew were on the side of a rocky mountain this week on the Gaviota curve.

Workers were repairing rock nets there that prevent large boulders from coming down onto the 101 highway.

A South Coast college is making a major commitment to its cosmetology program.

The Santa Barbara City College Foundation paid $5.3 million dollars to buy a downtown Santa Barbara building which housed the Paul Mitchell cosmetology academy. The academy closed in September.

The unincorporated area of Isla Vista located near UC Santa Barbara will now have a new community service district.

It's a way to decide on key community needs that are normally handled by the third district supervisor's office and the parks and recreation staff.

With the end of Daylight Savings last weekend, darkness will be setting in earlier.

That will be especially troublesome for bicycle commuters, many of whom lack proper lights on their bikes, which could result in tickets.

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