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
Photo Courtesy: Chris Klein
Southbound Highway 101 traffic has returned to normal after a series of Wednesday morning accidents near the Gaviota tunnel.
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The Santa Maria Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred near a popular Santa Maria mall Wednesday afternoon.
A Michigan man was killed Monday evening when an MTD shuttle collided with him in downtown Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies are on an active pursuit of a suspect out of Carpinteria.
A total of 12 suspected gang members or gang associates have been arrested in a major law enforcement operation targeting gang offenders in the Santa Maria area.
Two juveniles have been arrested for allegedly committing numerous crimes in Santa Barbara about 3:30 this morning including stealing and crashing a car.
Source: Ventura Police Department
Police have arrested a Ventura resident for allegedly having sex with a minor. Jonathan Burton, 24, now faces multiple child molestation charges.
Source: San Luis Obispo Co. Sheriff's Dept.
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Detectives have discovered more victims stemming from 58-year-old Paublo Ramirez Sr.
Here's some background information about Thanksgiving Day, celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. In 2015, Thanksgiving is Nov. 26th.
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With Christina Applegate celebrating her 44th birthday on Wednesday, join us for a look at where she and her "Married… with Children" co-stars are today.
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