Beatbox: to sing to the rhythm of rap music
Bromance: A close non-sexual relationship between men
Buzzkill: one that has a depressing or negative effect
Chillax: to calm down
Coqui: a small arboreal frog
Dubstep: a type of electronic dance music
Frenemy: one who pretends to be a friend but is actually an enemy
Funplex: a building with facilities for sports and games
Geocache: to search for hidden items by using a Global Positioning System device as part of a game
Gi: A white garment worn in martial arts
Hashtag: a word or phrase preceded by the symbol # that categorizes the accompanying text
Jockdom: the world of athletes
Joypad: a device with buttons to control computer images
Mixtape: a compilation of songs recorded from various sources
Mojito: a cocktail made of rum, sugar, mint, and lime juice
Po: a chamber pot
Ponzu: a tangy sauce used chiefly on seafood
Qigong: a Chinese system of physical exercises
Schmutz: dirt, grime
Selfie: an image of oneself taken by oneself using a phone camera
Soju: Korean vodka distilled from rice or sweet potato
Sudoko: a puzzle involving the numbers 1 through 9
Texter: One that texts
Vlog: to blog video material
Vodcast: to make video files available for download over the Internet
Webzine: a magazine published on the Internet
Yuzu: a sour Japanese citrus fruit
An early morning party at a fraternity in Isla Vista turns violent when one person is stabbed. An 18-year-old from Reseda, CA was arrested in connection with the violent assault.
Source: San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's detectives arrested 53-year-old Michael David Smith, of Santa Margarita, Thursday evening on possession and distribution of child pornography charges.
Cory James photo
Lompoc police have confirmed the identity of the man killed in the 900 block of North H Street. Also, new details on the suspect, Noe Herrera.
Photo: S.B. Co. Sheriff's Dept.
San Luis Obispo Police Department investigators were able to identify a man in connection with threats to Isla Vista made over social media on January 17 that saw an increase in law enforcement security.
Two bee hives in the Santa Barbara Funk Zone will be carefully removed Saturday, and members of the public can see how it's done.
One of the oldest areas of Santa Barbara has one of the newest looks.
Fans of "Undercover Boss" saw the Rocket Fizz Soda Shop and Candy Shop in Ventura on the CBS program Friday night.
Cal State Channel Islands has confirmed that a student who does not live on campus has been diagnosed with a case of measles.
From its annual compilation of 3.3 million passwords leaked online, SplashData has pulled the most common -- and therefore least secure -- not-so-secret codes.
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