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Some Questioning Why Flags of Mexico Fly on Fields

In several locations around Santa Maria field workers are flying the Mexican flag, and it's raised some questions.

Finding Funds For Drought Relief

California Drought Relief Funding Could Help with Water Saving Plans

Nearly $700 million in drought relief funds in California could help water districts during the driest months many can recall.

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Coroner Releases Findings In Death Of UCSB Student

 The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office released the coroner's findings after investigating the death of a 20 year old University of California Santa Barbara student.

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Mesa Verde Organic, Vegan Restaurant Opens in Santa Barbara

A new vegan, organic restaurant has opened on the Santa Barbara Mesa featuring a unique menu with primarily locally harvested ingredients.

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CKE Shifts Some Workers from Carpinteria to Anaheim

Some employees based at CKE in Carpinteria, the parent company of Carl's Jr, and Hardee's, will be reassigned to offices in Anaheim.

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Santa Barbara County Fair Opens

SANTA MARIA, Calif. – The 123rd Santa Barbara County Fair opened its doors to huge crowds who packed the Santa Maria Fairpark under perfect weather conditions. Many of the fairgoers came out to take advantage of Dollar Day, a long-running fair…

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Consumer Reports Recommends Parents To Stay Away From Spray-On Sunscreen

Spray-on sunscreen could actually be doing more harm than good to your children.

Farmers in Santa Maria Valley Wary of Salty Water

The 2013 Santa Barbara County Crop Report is in. Overall, the production value of local crops went up 10% from the year before. But now in 2014, growers are experiencing the hardship of the statewide drought.

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Israel expands Gaza offensive

Israeli airstrikes pounded targets in Gaza, killing scores of people Wednesday as dozens of militant rockets streaked into Israel.

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Faces of Obama's cabinet

The Senate has confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be the next secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Take a look at other faces in President Barack Obama's Cabinet.

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Notable deaths of 2014

From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.

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Watch The 71st Annual Santa Maria Elks Parade

Saddle Up! We have the complete 71st Annual Santa Maria Elks Parade available here…

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Some Questioning Why Flags of Mexico Fly on Fields

In several locations around Santa Maria field workers are flying the Mexican flag,…

Finding Funds For Drought Relief

California Drought Relief Funding Could Help with Water Saving Plans

Nearly $700 million in drought relief funds in California could help water districts…

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Coroner Releases Findings In Death Of UCSB Student

 The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office released the coroner's findings after…

Mesa Verde Restaurant

Mesa Verde Organic, Vegan Restaurant Opens in Santa Barbara

A new vegan, organic restaurant has opened on the Santa Barbara Mesa featuring a…

CKE Employees

CKE Shifts Some Workers from Carpinteria to Anaheim

Some employees based at CKE in Carpinteria, the parent company of Carl's Jr, and…

Santa Barbara Co. Fair

Santa Barbara County Fair Opens

SANTA MARIA, Calif. – The 123rd Santa Barbara County Fair opened its doors to huge…

Spray0on Sunscreen

Consumer Reports Recommends Parents To Stay Away From Spray-On Sunscreen

Spray-on sunscreen could actually be doing more harm than good to your children.

Farmers in Santa Maria Valley Wary of Salty Water

The 2013 Santa Barbara County Crop Report is in. Overall, the production value of…

Humpback whale disentangled May in Santa Barbara re-sighted in Monterey Bay

Whale Disentangled In Santa Barbara County Spotted In Monterey Bay

A whale rescued in the Santa Barbara Channel back in May was spotted.

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Barricaded Man In Nipomo Taken Into Custody

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Deputies say the barricaded suspect in Nipomo is…

Wine Tasting Could Soon Be Legal at Certified Farmers Market

Wine Tasting Now Allowed At Farmer's Markets

For all you vino lovers out there, a new state law will allow you to taste while…

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Central Coast Avocado Farmers Resorting to "Stumping" Amid Drought

One Central Coast farmer has given his avocado trees a serious shave, and he isn't…

SLO County CAL FIRE Hiring Reserve Firefighters

The Los Osos Community Services District, along with CAL FIRE/SLO County Fire…

Shark Warning Signs Stay Up Along Pismo Coast

"That's the last picture he took with his little girl  on her birthday", says…

Multiple Fires Near Nacimiento Lake

Multiple Brush Fires Burning Near Nacimiento Lake

Cal Fire crews with the help of crews from Monterey County are battling multiple…

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Port-A-Potties at Hearst Castle

Mark Cordova and his family traveled from Antioch, California, today to see Hearst…

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Close Shark Encounter at Oceano Dunes

Two men surfing near the Oceano Dunes Saturday morning had a very close encounter…

Two Shark Attacks On California Coast Over Fourth Of July We

Two Shark Encounters On California Coast Over Fourth Of July Weekend

Shark experts say while these incidents may be unnerving, there is no cause for…

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Weekend Events Happening Up and Down the Coast

Lot of fun events are going on in your neighborhoods this weekend.  The First Alert…

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Wine Tasting Could Soon Be Legal at Certified Farmers Market

Wine Tasting Now Allowed At Farmer's Markets

For all you vino lovers out there, a new state law will allow you to taste while…

Lawmakers Tour Shelter For Undocumented Children

California Lawmakers toured a temporary shelter Tuesday that was set up for…

Hundreds Rally in Support of Immigrant Children

Hundreds Rally in Support of Immigrant Children

Hundreds of people chanted and raised signs in front of the Port Hueneme Naval Base…

Port Hueneme Police Search For Killer

Port Hueneme police are looking for a man wanted in a fatal stabbing.  It happened…

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Ventura City Council Appoints New City Attorney

The Ventura City Council has announced a new city attorne

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25 Thousand Dollar Challenge During Fiesta PBR Event

25 Thousand Dollar Challenge for Mauney at Santa Barbara's Fiesta

J.B. Mauney will win 25 thousand dollars if he can make a full 8-second ride on…

Santa Barbara World Cup Viewing

Thousands Pack Bars, Restaurant For World Cup Game

Thousands of fans were in bars and restaurants in downtown Santa Barbara Tuesday,…

Team USA Losses To Germany But Advances In World Cup

World Cup Kicks Up Local Business

SANTA MARIA, Calif. -- The world's biggest soccer tournament has been a big score…

Coleman To Continue Basketball Career

Desirea Coleman Receives Scholarship To State Fair Community College

The recent Santa Barbara High School graduate will continue her basketball career in…

Team USA Losses To Germany But Advances In World Cup

Team USA Loses To Germany But Advances In World Cup

The United States fell to Germany 1-0 Thursday morning. Despite the loss the U.S.…

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NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

In this Tipline story, we help a man battered by life. A series of tragic events…

Woman Featured In Tipline Story Gets $25,000

NewsChannel 3 has a nice surprise for a woman who battled the City of Santa Barbara…

Six Year Fight To Save Historic Beach Cabana Is Over

Santa Barbara County Historic Landmark #49, also known as the Irene and Frances…

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Independence Day Pancake Breakfast in Montecito

Hundreds Enjoy Independence Day Pancake Breakfast

Hundreds of people attended this year's annual pancake breakfast put on by the…

Rods and Roses in Carpinteria

Rods and Roses Revs Up Funds for Carpinteria Youth

The 17th annual Rods and Roses show in Carpinteria this weekend has had every slot…

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Dining Out Fundraiser Helps in the Battle Against Drugs and Alcohol

Dining out today in Santa Barbara could help raise thousands of dollars for programs…

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4 kids, 2 adults killed in Texas shooting

Two adults and four children were killed in a domestic shooting in Spring, Texas, on…

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Man questioned in fatal Tenn. armory shooting

A long-time member of the Tennessee Army National Guard was killed in a shooting…

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Obama, Perry meet amid immigration crisis

President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday in Texas about the immigration crisis,…

Israeli airstrike in Gaza

Israel expands Gaza offensive

Israeli airstrikes pounded targets in Gaza, killing scores of people Wednesday as…

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Humpback whale disentangled May in Santa Barbara re-sighted in Monterey Bay

Whale Disentangled In Santa Barbara County Spotted In Monterey Bay

A whale rescued in the Santa Barbara Channel back in May was spotted.

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Whoa, Nelly! Obama greets man wearing horse head

President Barack Obama comes face to face with a man wearing a horse head during his…

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Cancer patient, 3, becomes sheriff's deputy

A 3-year-old boy with stage 4 cancer was appointed as the youngest sheriff's deputy…

Pamplona running of the bulls

Expert American bull runner gored in Pamplona

A Chicago man who just co-authored a book on how to run with the bulls in Pamplona…

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Santa Barbara Co. Fair

Santa Barbara County Fair Opens

SANTA MARIA, Calif. – The 123rd Santa Barbara County Fair opened its doors to huge…

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Bieber pleads no contest in egging case

Justin Bieber must pay $80,900 restitution for damage caused to his former…

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John Wayne's family, university 'Duke' it out

John Wayne's family is fighting Duke University in federal court over the use of "…

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Tyra Banks on future of beauty: Uniqueness

If Tyra Banks is correct, one day, you will be able to get a nose job as easily as…

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Consumer Reports Recommends Parents To Stay Away From Spray-On Sunscreen

Spray-on sunscreen could actually be doing more harm than good to your children.

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Breast cancer risk may increase with an IUD

Modern contraceptives have radically changed women's lives, but they are not risk…

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Boy raises $50K for sick friend with lemonade stand

A 7-year-old raises more than $50,000 for his sick friend through a lemonade stand…

Lawmakers Tour Shelter For Undocumented Children

California Lawmakers toured a temporary shelter Tuesday that was set up for…

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