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A student at a community college on the South Coast has organized a clothing pantry to help fellow students who are low-income and homeless.

Tiffany Love, who studies bioengineering at Santa Barbara City College, says she began collecting donations of gently used clothes to help needy students on campus.

The head of a community college district on the South Coast has unexpectedly announced his retirement.

Santa Barbara City College Superintendent/President Dr. Anthony Beebe will step down this summer. Beebe has been struggling with cancer and heart problems, and wants to spend more time on recovery efforts.

Some changes are being made at a college on the South Coast in an effort to reach more people in the community.

Santa Barbara City College is undergoing a reorganization and expansion of some of its noncredit and fee-based programs. These courses will now fall under a new umbrella called School of Extended Learning.

Political dialogue has recently become more bitter and polarizing. But, there’s now an opportunity on the South Coast to learn how to communicate better.

Santa Barbara City College’s Center for Lifelong Learning is holding its 10th Annual Nonviolent Communication Conference later this week.

Participants will learn tools to deepen connections with friends, family and co-workers through listening without judgment and speaking from the heart.

We’ve come to rely on our mobile phones, and perhaps nothing is more frustrating when your phone runs out of power when you need it most.

Two former South Coast college students used some of what they learned in a one-of-a-kind Santa Barbara City College program to take a solution they developed to the dead phone issue and turn it into a business.

A South Coast college is making a major commitment to its cosmetology program.

The Santa Barbara City College Foundation paid $5.3 million dollars to buy a downtown Santa Barbara building which housed the Paul Mitchell cosmetology academy. The academy closed in September.

Filled with students and not enough parking on campus, Santa Barbara City College has off-campus impacts that have upset neighbors for years.

Studies show students have gone several blocks over from campus to park, and that has had a negative impact on the residents that live there.

A South Coast college has announced the selection of a new superintendent/president, and the choice is someone with impressive credentials.

A South Coast college has narrowed its search for a new Superintendent/President to five candidates. Santa Barbara City College is looking for a replacement for Dr. Lori Gaskin, who is retiring this August.

Most mental illnesses start at an early age, with three quarters of all lifetime cases beginning by the age of 24. Yet young adults are among the most reluctant people to seek help.

Santa Barbara County and Santa Barbara City College are teaming up in an effort to tackle mental health issues among students.