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
The murder of a child in Santa Barbara 35 years ago sent shock waves throughout the community. Now the family's tragedy is getting national attention.
Lompoc's Gang and Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested two men for possession of more than 11 ounches of meth.
John Palminteri photo
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Oscar Flores photo
The lights went out an hour and 20 minutes after Best Buy's 5 p.m. opening on Thanksgiving.
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office
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Source: Oxnard Police Department
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The Santa Barbara Police Department released the latest crime data.
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Black Friday is here. And so are the long lines and brawls that go with it.
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