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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 a vote yesterday.
It comes after religious freedom groups filed a lawsuit against the city claiming the city chaplain's opening prayers made some residents…

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Drought Squeezing Local Foodbanks

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

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Firefighters Extinguish Berry Truck Fire

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

Post-Deltopia: What's Ahead For Events In Isla Vista?

Saturday marks the one week anniversary of the Deltopia riot. The question now: what's ahead for large events in Isla Vista?

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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 plaintiff's attorneys.

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Morua Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit and Run

A former congressional aide accused of killing a woman while driving drunk reached a plea agreement.

South Korea Ferry Disaster

Survivors Describe Escape From Sinking Ferry

Survivors of a ferry sinking off the coast of South Korea are describing how they jumped into the frigid water wearing life jackets and then swam to a nearby rescue boat.

Local Runner Heads to Boston Marathon

Local Runners Head to Boston Marathon

It's been one year since the Boston Marathon bombings but that's not holding back runners from heading to the oldest annual race in the world.

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MH370 families storm out of briefing

The man's anger at authorities giving a briefing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could not be contained.

He screamed at the screen as a promised video conference with Malaysian authorities became the latest part of the aftermath of the plane's…

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What things cost in America: 1914 and 2014

The Consumer Price Index rose 0.2 percent in March, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics said increases in the shelter and food costs accounted for most of the rise. See how much things like homes, cars and milk cost in 1914 compared to today's prices.…

South Korean ferry sinks, rescuers

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Hundreds missing after South Korean ferry sinks

Rescue boats and helicopters are scrambling to find almost 300 passengers, including scores of high school students, missing after a ferry sank off the southwest coast of South Korea.

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Santa Barbara County

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Drought Squeezing Local Foodbanks

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

Post-Deltopia: What's Ahead For Events In Isla Vista?

Saturday marks the one week anniversary of the Deltopia riot. The question now:…

Morua Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit and Run

A former congressional aide accused of killing a woman while driving drunk reached a…

Local Runner Heads to Boston Marathon

Local Runners Head to Boston Marathon

It's been one year since the Boston Marathon bombings but that's not holding back…

TODAY: Avoid Identity Theft By Shredding Old Documents

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

Last Minutes Tax Payers Rush to Make Deadline

Last-Minute Taxpayers Rush to Make Deadline

Hundreds of people scrambled to the post office on tax day to file their taxes.

   

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Another Bond Project Complete at Allan Hancock College

On Tuesday students and faculty at Allan Hancock College celebrated the completion…

North County Jail Moves Forward Toward 2018 Opening

North County Jail Moves Forward Toward 2018 Opening

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors have approved a plan that will help…

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

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

Drug Smuggling Growing In Santa Barbara and SLO Counties

A recent report from the California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ office says…

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Cambria Ramps Up Water Conservation Efforts With Portable Restrooms

The extreme drought has been particularly unkind to Cambria, and now is causing a…

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Cal Poly Open House Brings Big Tourism

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s open house attracted around 10,000 prospective students.

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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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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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Joey Epperson Added To The Golden Spikes Award Watch List

UC Santa Barbara senior third baseman/outifelder Joey Epperson has been added to the…

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Gauchos Take Game One Over Mustangs 8-6

Thirteenth-ranked UC Santa Barbara came out on top of an 8-6 against fifth-ranked…

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No. 13 UCSB Prepares To Take On No. 5 Cal Poly

The Blue-Green Rivalry will kickoff this weekend on the Diamond.

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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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What's Right

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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Nigeria: Over 100 abducted schoolgirls freed

Heavily armed men descended on the school as the girls slept.

Bullets flew as guards…

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Shipwreck: Passengers 'forced to stay put'

Passengers aboard a sinking South Korean ferry faced a terrifying choice as the…

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Obama, Biden announce millions for job training

Hoping to help close the gap between workers' skills and the needs of businesses,…

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No more $5 vocab words on redesigned SAT

The days of memorizing arcane, recondite vocabulary words might be ending for high…

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Selfie-taker gets kicked in head by train conductor

A man attempting to take a selfie as a train zips past him was kicked in the head by…

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Teacher arrested on DUI charge while driving to school

A high school teacher was arrested and charged with driving under the influence…

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KFC brings back its fabled Double Down

KFC is bringing back the Double Down, a bacon and cheese sandwich that uses two…

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Mom fends off intruder during 911 outage

A Washington state mother takes matters into her own hands when someone broke into…

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Entertainment Headlines

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Rapper severs penis, jumps off building

Rapper Andre Johnson severed his penis and jumped from a Los Angeles apartment…

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Jay Z's 'Made in America' fest heading west

It wasn't the grand announcement fans were hoping for, but it will do.

Jay Z's…

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Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg are engaged

What are the odds that Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg will give us the '90s…

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'Magic Mike' sequel gets title, release date

Channing Tatum's "Magic Mike" is back in action. On July 3, 2015, Tatum's stripper…

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Health Headlines

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Casual marijuana use may damage your brain

If you thought smoking a joint occasionally was OK, a new study released Tuesday…

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Obesity during pregnancy raises stillbirth risk

Pregnant women who are obese or overweight have an increased risk of delivering a…

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Fussy infants and toddlers watch more TV

Does your baby have difficulty calm him or herself? Falling and staying asleep? It…

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Herbal remedy may improve arthritis symptoms

A traditional herbal remedy may treat rheumatoid arthritis as effectively as an…

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