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Parents of Mallory Dies Sue Congresswoman, Her Former Aide, and U.S. Government

The parents of a young Santa Barbara woman killed in a high profile, DUI case are suing Congresswoman Lois Capps, her former aide Raymond Morua, and the U-S government in federal court.

71st Annual Elks Rodeo Queen Kicks Off

A longtime Central Coast Tradition returned to Santa Maria on Saturday.  The Elks Rodeo is about one month away.

Horseback Riding for Therapy

Horseback Riding for Therapy

Jack’s Helping Hand, a San Luis Obispo non-profit group, known for helping children with special needs has added therapeutic horseback riding to their programs.

Maximum Protection from a Pest at Cachuma Lake

The County of Santa Barbara Community Services Department Parks Division has received Board of Supervisor’s approval to increase protection from aquatic invasive species at Cachuma Lake.

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Shooting Suspects Arrested

Two men are behind bars Friday in connection with a shooting on March 11 that occurred on the 1600 block of North Mary Street.

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SBFD Shave Heads To Support Firefighter With Cancer

The Santa Barbara City Fire Department came together Friday to support one of their own who's battling cancer.

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Price Canyon Development Petition Heads to PB City Council

Sheila Blake is part of the grassroots group "Save Price Canyon" which has circulated petitions that would compel the Pismo Beach City Council to exert  zoning control over future development in the Price Canyon area in San Luis Obispo County if its…

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Water Allotments Increase for California Farmers

California farmers and cities are set to get more water, as state and federal officials ease drought-related water cutbacks because of recent rain and snow.

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Death toll from S. Korean ferry rises to 56

Body after body came ashore from the capsized South Korean ship, a solemn process pierced by the deafening screams and cries from the passengers' families.

The wrenching scene came after four police boats arrived in rapid succession. The first…

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Affairs to remember: High-profile cheating

Actress Tori Spelling recently spoke publically about her husband and fellow actor Dean McDermott's affair. But he's not the first celebrity to get in hot water over extramarital activities. Check out this list of high-profile celebrity affairs.

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Easter traditions from around the world

Eggs, candy and bunnies are traditionally all part of America's Easter holiday. Take a look at the interesting ways in which other countries celebrate Easter.

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Parents of Mallory Dies Sue Congresswoman, Her Former Aide, and U.S. Government

The parents of a young Santa Barbara woman killed in a high profile, DUI case are…

71st Annual Elks Rodeo Queen Kicks Off

A longtime Central Coast Tradition returned to Santa Maria on Saturday.  The Elks…

Maximum Protection from a Pest at Cachuma Lake

The County of Santa Barbara Community Services Department Parks Division has…

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Shooting Suspects Arrested

Two men are behind bars Friday in connection with a shooting on March 11 that…

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SBFD Shave Heads To Support Firefighter With Cancer

The Santa Barbara City Fire Department came together Friday to support one of their…

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Water Allotments Increase for California Farmers

California farmers and cities are set to get more water, as state and federal…

Group Behind Santa Maria District Election Ballot Measure Going to Court

Hazel Davalos of the non-profit community advocacy group CAUSE in Santa Maria helped…

Second Floor Burns Vacant Lompoc Home

Lompoc City Fire responded to a house on fire around 9 a.m. on the 600 block of…

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San Luis Obispo County

Horseback Riding for Therapy

Horseback Riding for Therapy

Jack’s Helping Hand, a San Luis Obispo non-profit group, known for helping children…

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Water Allotments Increase for California Farmers

California farmers and cities are set to get more water, as state and federal…

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Fire Causes Thousands of Dollars in Damage to Pizza Parlor

A pizza parlor in Pismo Beach caught fire Thursday morning and neighboring…

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Pismo Beach City Council Stops Prayers Before Meetings

There will no longer be prayers at Pismo Beach city council meetings, according to…

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Drought Squeezing Local Foodbanks

The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County helps those who need help putting food on the…

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Blood Moon Puts On Rare Show in Night Sky

The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years had everyone looking to the sky…

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Pismo Beach Stops Prayer at Council Meetings

City ends prayer and resolves lawsuit, paying plaintiffs $1 each and $47,500 to the…

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Santa Maria Valley Contractors Assoc. urges closer review of labor contracts

Its the biggest public works project in Santa Barbara County in recent memory.

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Drought Squeezing Local Foodbanks

The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County helps those who need help putting food on the…

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Firefighters Extinguish Berry Truck Fire

An Oxnard building is still standing, thanks to the quick work of firefighters.

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Blood Moon Puts On Rare Show in Night Sky

The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years had everyone looking to the sky…

Oxnard Medical Building Fire Leaves Dozens of People Without

Oxnard Medical Building Fire Leaves Dozens of People Without a Job

The Oxnard Fire Department believes the fire is accidental, and not suspicious.

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Santa Maria Valley Contractors Assoc. urges closer review of labor contracts

Its the biggest public works project in Santa Barbara County in recent memory.

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Cal Poly Beats Fullerton 4-3

No. 3 Cal Poly Wins After 13 Innings Over Cal State Fullerton 4-3

Junior right fielder Nick Torres doubled to the gap in left-center field, scoring…

Cal Poly Beats Fullerton 8-0

Mustangs Shutout Titans 8-0

No. 3 Cal Poly shutout Cal State Fullerton 8-0 Thursday night inside Baggett Stadium.

Westmont College Wins Back-To-Back Polo Titles

Westmont College Wins Back-To-Back Polo Titles

The national champion Westmont College men's polo team is being honored Thursday for…

Gauchos beat Cal State Fullerton 2-1

No. 14 UCSB Takes The Series Over No.15 Cal State Fullerton 2-1

No. 14 UC Santa Barbara defeated No. 15 Cal State Fullerton 2-1 in Sunday…

Gauchos Battle Titans in a Big West Showdown

Gauchos Battle Titans in a Big West Showdown

   For the second time in his career, senior outfielder Joey Epperson delivered a…

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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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Tipline Warning: Bill Collectors Accused of Using Illegal Threats

An out of state bill collector may be going to far to get people to pay a past debt…

Tipline Investigation: Botched City Inspections Cause Homeowner Nightmare

Our special Tipline Investigation exposes a flawed Santa Barbara city policy that's…

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TODAY: Avoid Identity Theft By Shredding Old Documents

Union Bank is partnering with NewsChannel 3 to sponsor a free shred day in Solvang…

Lost Wedding Ring Found After Two Years

An Ojai couple was reunited with a wedding ring that was lost at Ellwood Beach two…

Cota Sycamore Tree Dedicated To California Television Host

A ceremony honoring the legacy of popular television host Huell Howser was held…

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Murky waters hamper ferry rescue efforts

Two large inflatables mark the spot where the Sewol ferry sank on Wednesday, taking…

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Death toll from S. Korean ferry rises to 56

Body after body came ashore from the capsized South Korean ship, a solemn process…

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Body is that of missing 5-year-old boy

A body found off a central Massachusetts highway has been positively identified as…

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'8THEIST' denied, 'BAPTIST' approved; atheist sues

Shannon Morgan identifies as an atheist and wants the world, or at least the car…

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Nine-year-old steps on ancient mastodon tooth

Mastodons -- elephant-like beasts that lumbered across North America more than…

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SBFD Shave Heads To Support Firefighter With Cancer

The Santa Barbara City Fire Department came together Friday to support one of their…

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Edward Cocaine arrested for Xanax possession

A man named Edward Cocaine is arrested on suspicion of Xanax possession in Florida.

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University opens pet-friendly dorm

The University of Northern Colorado is rolling out the welcome mat for students ……

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Entertainment Headlines

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Miley Cyrus' U.S. tour dates postponed

The American leg of Miley Cyrus' tour is now officially over, thanks to an "extreme…

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Deport Bieber? White House declines comment

The White House has declined to comment on a "Deport Justin Bieber and revoke his…

Lara Spencer

Lara Spencer promoted to 'GMA' co-host

Lara Spencer, a supporting member of the "Good Morning America" cast for the past…

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Rosie O'Donnell reveals 50-pound weight loss

Rosie O'Donnell will be sporting a new look when she returns to "The View" in May.

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Rebecca Sedwick: New questions about bullying

It is a case about alleged bullying that garnered national and international…

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Why are some Dems running from the Affordable Care Act?

Recent figures from the Congressional Budget Office show that the Affordable Care…

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SBFD Shave Heads To Support Firefighter With Cancer

The Santa Barbara City Fire Department came together Friday to support one of their…

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Woman tackles world's longest triathlon

The first time I spoke to Norma Bastidas, she was having a rough couple of days.

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