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University of California, Santa Barbara

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  • UC will take part in Hawaii telescope project with Caltech

    SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California took a big step Thursday toward what astronomers predict will be vastly improved exploration of the solar system and universe. The UC regents approved the university's participation in the...
  • After divorce, a mother needs a financial overhaul and more income

    After divorce, a mother needs a financial overhaul and more income
    Adina Jones has spent years immersed in logistics such as financial tracking, transportation organization, nutritional direction and healthcare supervision. In other words, Jones is a mom. And until shortly before her 14-year marriage ended last year,...
  • Can tragedies like the SXSW crash ever be prevented?

    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...
  • The greatest game he ever played

    The greatest game he ever played
    I went to UC Santa Barbara on a baseball scholarship after transferring from Cerritos College. I was a speech major and had a radio show on college station KCSB called "Sleep's Sports Shorts." I wanted to play pro ball or replace Vin Scully when he...
  • China's women begin to confront blatant workplace bias

    China's women begin to confront blatant workplace bias
    BEIJING— Fresh out of college and facing a mountain of debt, the 21-year-old woman was searching online for jobs when she hit upon a listing that sounded perfect: administrative assistant at a tutoring school in Beijing. She sent in her resume, then...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • Gang rape of UC Santa Barbara student is second in two months

    Gang rape of UC Santa Barbara student is second in two months
    University police have increased patrols at UC Santa Barbara and in the surrounding neighborhood after a woman was gang raped in the middle of the night over the weekend, authorities said Monday. The woman was attacked by three men sometime between 11...
  • 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...