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More seniors are using the internet

A new survey from the Pew Research Center found 59 percent of seniors now say they use the Internet. That's up six percent from a year ago. In 2001, just 14 percent of people 65 and older said they used the Internet. Experts say connecting reduces isolation. "That's what we are trying to do here, is just...

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Be Red Cross Ready Monday in Goleta

The Goleta branch of the Santa Barbara Public Library is hosting a free emergency preparedness workshop Monday. Be Red Cross Ready goes from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose room of the Goleta Library, which is located at 500 N. Fairview Avenue. Emergency experts will talk about... Read Story

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2 men injured in Venice Beach stabbings

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police are searching for suspects after two men were stabbed on the oceanfront walk at Venice Beach. City News Service reports that the men were stabbed at about 9:40 p.m. Saturday and transported to the hospital with wounds that were not life threatening. Los Angeles police... Read Story

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Calif. prison officials search for missing inmate

YUCAIPA, Calif. (AP) - California prison officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Riverside County prison camp while serving a four-year burglary sentence. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says 49-year-old James Steven Murray was last seen in his dorm room at Oak Glen... Read Story

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Recreation areas reopening after Yosemite fire

SAN ANDREAS, Calif. (AP) - National forest managers are opening recreation areas that have been closed since a massive wildfire scorched areas in and around Yosemite National Park last summer. Stanislaus National Forest officials say they are opening several seasonal roads, campgrounds and day use areas, including Rainbow Pool Day... Read Story

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'Capt. America' tops box office for third week

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and beating formidable contender Johnny Depp. According to studio estimates Sunday, the Marvel sequel added another $26 million to its coffers, while Depp's sci-fi thriller, "Transcendence," opened in fourth... Read Story

Apr 18, 2014 11:43 AM

Christie's to auction portrait of Malala by Yeo

NEW YORK (AP) - A portrait of a Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for championing education for girls will be auctioned next month. The oil painting by Jonathan Yeo shows Malala Yousafzai (mah-LAH'-lah YOO'-suhf-zeye) doing her homework. It's being donated by the artist to benefit the Malala Fund, which... Read Story

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