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
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A rash of rumors prompted administrators at Righetti High School Friday to close early for Thanksgiving.
Santa Barbara County sheriff's deputies are looking for a suspect responsible for a stabbing in downtown Goleta.
Righetti High School students are having an early Thanksgiving break after rumors and social media speculation disrupted classes today.
A group of highly trained search dogs are helping rescue crews in western New York. Many of the canine teams were trained in Ventura County at the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation.
Local resident Forrest Galante caught the Pacific Spiny lobster near Anacapa Island in the middle of the night.
The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation is building a new training center and is getting help from local military men and women with its construction.
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Ten volunteers helped collect trash from the illegal pot farm located on the side of a steep hill in Happy Canyon in the Santa Ynez Valley.
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Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies responded to Righetti High School shortly after 12:30 p.m. after a series of fights break out on campus.
The high school went on lockdown at 12:45 p.m. Saint Joseph High School, on the 4100 block of South Bradley Road. is also on lockdown.
A notorious pirate is captured and killed, RCA Victor buys Elvis' contract from Sun Records, the nation mourns a president, The Beatles release "The White Album," and "Toy Story" premieres, all on this day.
President Barack Obama announced an executive action Thursday that implements major changes to the country's immigration policies. Click on to find out more about the changes.
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