Lawsuit Filed Against Santa Barbara County in Isla Vista Killings

Two Los Angeles based law firms representing the parents of three slain students in last year's Isla Vista mass murder, are filing a wrongful death lawsuit against Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department, Capri apartments in Isla Vista, and Asset Campus Housing.

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Netanyahu regrets speech seen as political

Israeli Prime Minister said Tuesday he deeply regretted that his speech to the U.S. Congress was being seen as a political ploy, opening remarks in which Israeli officials say he will reveal information that proves a proposed deal on the table…

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Lawsuit Filed Against Santa Barbara County in Isla Vista Killings

Two Los Angeles based law firms representing the parents of three slain students in last year's Isla Vista mass murder, are filing a wrongful death lawsuit against Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department, Capri apartments in…

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Storms Bring Small Hail, Heavy Rain to Southern California

Storms across Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties produce small hail, heavy downpours and lightning Monday morning.

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Vehicle Accident Near Gaviota Tunnel Partially Closes Highway

Caltrans announced a lane closure of northbound U.S. 101 just north of the Gaviota Tunnel Monday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Arrest Made in Santa Barbara Eastside Homicide

An arrest has been made in Friday's homicide in Santa Barbara's Eastside.

Santa Barbara police arrested 32-year-old Enson Junior Lopez for the murder of 40-year-old Ian Justin O'Brien Nichols.

Paraglider Killed In Rattlesnake Canyon Crash Identified

Dr. Ron Faoro, 60, died after slipping out of his harness while tandem paragliding with his teenage daughter.

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Week 8: Santa Maria Ibarra Murder Trial

Defense attorneys in Santa Maria's U-Haul murder trial have gone on the offense after the prosecution has rest its case.

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Former Lucia Mar Teacher Switched Districts To Get More Money

A former Lucia Mar Unified School District (LMUSD) teacher said she switched districts because she received only one raise in 10 years.

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Trash Clean Up At Santa Cruz Island Nets 400 Pounds More Than Last Year

38 volunteers donned gloves, grabbed large bags and spent hours plucking trash from the rocky shore of Santa Cruz Island.

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Netanyahu's controversial visit: What to know

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is addressing Congress today, and many congressional Democrats are skipping the speech. Here's a closer look at the controversy surrounding the Israeli leader's visit.

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Former Lucia Mar Teacher Switched Districts To Get More Money

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The hard-to-predict weather system that whirled around Southern California for a…

Vehicle Accident Near Gaviota Tunnel Partially Closes Highway

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Santa Maria High School Basketball Coach Dies

Santa Maria High School is mourning the death of popular girls basketball coach and…

Santa Barbara's TOT Up 16% in January

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Santa Barbara Spring and Summer Activity Guide is Here

The Activity Guide Spring and Summer 2015 from the Santa Barbara Parks and…

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Former Lucia Mar Teacher Switched Districts To Get More Money

A former Lucia Mar Unified School District (LMUSD) teacher said she switched…

San Luis Obispo Food Bank Coalition Warehouses Could Consolidate

The shutdown of two food bank warehouses in San Luis Obispo County,  have some…

Camp Hapitok Cancels 2015 Summer Session

For the first time in 44 years, Camp Hapitok will not run their annual 4-week long…

Voter Confirmation Cards Mailed in San Luis Obispo County

The San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder's Office has sent out thousands of voter…

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CHP Looking to Recruit More Women

The California Highway Patrol is looking for a few good women to join the ranks once…

Feds Deny Water to Central Valley Farmers

State Water customers get increase to 15 percent

After Fact Finding and Mediation Still No Deal for Lucia Mar Teachers

The Lucia Mar Teachers Association and the District participated in Fact Finding and…

Big Brothers Big Sisters Making an Impact

The nationwide organization, which includes services on the Central Coast, is making…

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Pacific Coast Highway Set To Reopen

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Santa Maria High School is mourning the death of popular girls basketball coach and…

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Righetti wrestler Antonio Ramirez and Hancock softball player Katie Chenault receive…

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UCSB Avoids The Sweep After Taking Down Oregon 1-0

UC Santa Barbara left-hander Justin Jacome turned in arguably his best start as a…

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Tipline Investigation: Craigslist Scam Targets Desperate Renters

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Tipline Investigation: Charities Struggle with Run or Dye Broken Promises

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Bishop Diego High School students, teachers and staff spent the day volunteering at…

Father-Son Hiking Duo Bring New Faces On Adventures

A Santa Barbara County Father has made a tradition of hiking every year with his 8…

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FoodBank CEO Winds Down Food Security Challenge

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