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Indonesia AirAsia search operation halted

The Indonesian Transportation Ministry says the search operation for missing AirAsia Flight QZ 8501 has been halted for the night, except for big ships that have powerful enough lights to continue looking after dark.

100 Families Get Presents On Christmas Eve

100 Families Get Presents On Christmas Eve

A Carpinteria family helped make Christmas bright for parents and their children with a big gift giveaway Wednesday morning.

Frozen still hot at stores

Gift Buyers Can't Get Enough Of 'Frozen' Merchandise

"Frozen" spin-off items are not showing any signs of thawing.

Family of Victim Killed on Christmas Eve Speaks Out

Four people dead on Christmas Eve crash, victim's family speaks out

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Cal Poly Students Begin Rose Parade Decorating

Cal Poly students and supporters started decorating their float themed ‘Soaring Stories,’ on Friday, for the annual Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day.

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After Christmas Shoppers Find Big Deals and Many Have Gift Cards

Santa Barbara's after Christmas shopping was nothing like the frenzy you see at bigger city malls with traffic jams and shoppers shoving their way into stores for discounted items.

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Santa Maria Optometrist Reflects on 10th Anniversary of 2004 Tsunami Disaster

It's been 10 years since an earthquake and tsunami killed nearly a quarter of a million people in the Asia-Pacific Region.

Two brothers from Santa Maria experienced the natural disaster as it unfolded.

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A Santa Maria man accused of killing his mom and allegedly dumping her body into some bushes made his first appearance in an Orange County courtroom Friday morning.

Gabriel Espinoza was arraigned in court Friday morning in Santa Ana for the killing of his mother, Emma Posadas-Espinoza.

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Rollover Near Carpinteria Shuts Down Freeway

A Friday morning vehicle accident left one man hospitalized and the freeway shut down creating traffic back-up.

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On this day: December 28

An audience goes to the cinema for the first time, streetcars come to San Francisco, The Beatles' "White Album" goes to No. 1, and the first American test-tube baby is born, all on this day.

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100 Families Get Presents On Christmas Eve

100 Families Get Presents On Christmas Eve

A Carpinteria family helped make Christmas bright for parents and their children…

Frozen still hot at stores

Gift Buyers Can't Get Enough Of 'Frozen' Merchandise

"Frozen" spin-off items are not showing any signs of thawing.

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Cal Poly Students Begin Rose Parade Decorating

Cal Poly students and supporters started decorating their float themed ‘Soaring…

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After Christmas Shoppers Find Big Deals and Many Have Gift Cards

Santa Barbara's after Christmas shopping was nothing like the frenzy you see at…

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Santa Maria Optometrist Reflects on 10th Anniversary of 2004 Tsunami Disaster

It's been 10 years since an earthquake and tsunami killed nearly a quarter of a…

Rollover Near Carpinteria Shuts Down Freeway

A Friday morning vehicle accident left one man hospitalized and the freeway shut…

Store Owner Assaulted in Santa Maria Robbery

Santa Maria Police are seeking the public's help to identify the suspect in a…

Arlington Theatre Shows The Interview

Hundreds Line Up To See 'The Interview'

The president of Metropolitan Theatres hired extra security at The Arlington Theatre…

Christmas Contra Dance Attracts Novices Too

Annual Christmas Contra Dance Has Long History

Live acoustic music accompanied the annual Christmas Contra Dance at the Carrillo…

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San Luis Obispo County

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Cal Poly Students Begin Rose Parade Decorating

Cal Poly students and supporters started decorating their float themed ‘Soaring…

Four Killed in Paso Robles Car Accident Christmas Eve

Four people were killed on Christmas Eve when their car plowed into a semi-truck on…

Paso Robles Christmas Tree Recycling

Starting Friday, December 26, and continuing through Friday, January 9th, residents…

A Warm Christmas Welcome for Two Military Men

A Warm Christmas Welcome for Two Military Men

On Wednesday there was a Christmas surprise for two military men as they flew into…

Ice Skating Rink Succeeding In Atascadero

For the third straight year, a temporary rink called "Blades On Ice," is providing a…

Avila Beach Man Arrested for Child Porn

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE)…

Haggen Chain Buying Some Local Albertsons, Vons Stores

A national grocery store merger brings a new store to some local communities as the…

Grover Beach Man Loses 250 Pounds

Grover Beach Man Loses 250 Pounds

A Grover Beach man has lost 250 pounds with gastric bypass surgery over the course…

Arroyo Grande Boy to Receive Diabetic Alert Dog

An Arroyo Grande boy will receive a diabetic alert dog thanks to contributions from…

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Egg Prices Could be on the Rise

Scrambling your eggs or whipping them into eggnog may soon become more expensive to…

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Residential Burglary Arrest Tied to Facebook

Oak View resident Kristy Butler, 38, was arrested by Ventura County Sheriff's…

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Cupcake Shop Helps Casa Pacifica Kids

A cupcake-covered Christmas tree at the entrance of Missy's Cupcake Creations is…

Gang suspects arrested for jump-in initiation rite

Gang Rite Of Passage Leads To Arrests

Ventura County gang investigators confiscated video proof of a violent introduction…

Oxnard Officers Take Children on Shopping Spree

Oxnard Officers Take Children on Shopping Spree

Thirty-two underprivileged children from the City of Oxnard were invited to…

High Surf and King Tides Bring Dangerous Waves to Central Co

High Surf and King Tides Bring Dangerous Waves to Central Coast

Big waves are making an appearance along the Central Coast.  The large waves are a…

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Royals Top Dons to Three-Peat at Cage Classic

Three of a Kind: San Marcos Wins 3rd Consecutive Cage Classic

Scott Everman scored 21 points to lead the Royals over rival Santa Barbara 50-38 in…

Sierra Canyon Repeats at TOC

Repeat After Me: Sierra Canyon Wins TOC Again

The Trailblazers beat the Cougars 56-34 for the Tournament of Champions title.

Dons Fall Short to Carondelet at TOC

Howard & Melgoza Each Score 26 in Loss

The Dons lost to Cougars of Concord 75-69.

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UCSB Loses in Overtime Again, Lakoju is Resting Comfortably in an Oregon Hospital

The Gauchos lost 82-78 at Oregon. Freshman Ami Lakoju is alert and talking after…

Local Sports Roundup Friday Night

Local Sports Roundup: UCSB Hoop Highlights Plus TOC & Carp Cage Classic Action

UCSB men's hoops win but the Gaucho women fall to 0-10. The Tournament of Champions…

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Run or Dye Event Cancelled Under Cloud of Suspicion

The Run or Dye event scheduled for Ventura this Saturday, November 8, will not…

Tipline Battle of Solar Power

Tipline Exclusive: SoCal Edison Accused Of Delaying Solar Applications

A nasty feud is brewing between many solar companies and Southern California Edison.

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Father of Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada Speaks Out

"Margay touched so many lives, and was so outgoing and gregarious", says Jeff…

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100 Families Get Presents On Christmas Eve

100 Families Get Presents On Christmas Eve

A Carpinteria family helped make Christmas bright for parents and their children…

Oxnard Officers Take Children on Shopping Spree

Oxnard Officers Take Children on Shopping Spree

Thirty-two underprivileged children from the City of Oxnard were invited to…

Rescue Mission Christmas Feast Feeds Hundreds

Rescue Mission Christmas Feast Feeds Hundreds

Nearly 300 people in need got a hot holiday meal and Christmas gifts at the Santa…

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AirAsia plane missing for hours

AirAsia QZ8501 with 162 on board is missing

An AirAsia passenger jet carrying 162 people lost contact with Indonesian air…

AirAsia flight disappears

Indonesia AirAsia search operation halted

The Indonesian Transportation Ministry says the search operation for missing AirAsia…

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AirAsia flight: What role did weather play?

The passengers and crew aboard AirAsia Flight QZ 8501 could have expected to have…

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Rookie Arizona cop killed during call

A rookie police officer who was answering a domestic violence call has died from…

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Son pays off parents' mortgage for Christmas

This year's Christmas will be hard to top for Joseph Riquelme.

Riquelme, creator of…

Rogen Goldberg the Interview

'The Interview' illegally downloaded 750,000 times on Christmas

"The Interview" was a big hit with pirates on Christmas.

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'Saved by the Bell' actor charged in stabbing

Police on Friday arrested Dustin Diamond, better known as "Screech" in the early…

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2 arrested after cash spills from van in H.K.

Two people were arrested Thursday evening after police said they snatched some of…

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Egypt bans movie 'Exodus'

Another Hollywood movie is running afoul of a foreign government this month.

"Exodus…

Twitter, tweet, social media

How Twitter 'astonished' Neil deGrasse Tyson

It's a figure that even astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is having a hard time…

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Meet your new Luke Cage

Marvel is the gift that just keeps on giving.

Fresh on the heels of the announcement…

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'Saved by the Bell' actor charged in stabbing

Police on Friday arrested Dustin Diamond, better known as "Screech" in the early…

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Health Headlines

Ireland: Pregnant patient's life-support cut

The artificial breathing support for a clinically dead woman who is 18 weeks…

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Caramel apples kill at least 4 in listeria outbreak

A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple…

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Woman gives birth on Philadelphia subway

Riders of Philadelphia public transit were reminded on Christmas Day that the…

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Why happiness is healthy

Happiness -- you know it when you see it, but it's hard to define.

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