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Heat Wave Raises Fire Risk

Bill Sutton has a bird's eye view over Tepesquet Canyon from his mountainside home.

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New Gun Regulation Laws Linked To Isla Vista Tragedy

Two gun bills linked to the Isla Vista massacre in May will take effect in 2016.

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27-Year Old Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada

The body of a Los Osos woman was discovered in the Nevada Desert, and the Sheriff's Department in Nye County, Nevada is now trying to put the pieces together surrounding the death.

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Montecito Weather Station Helps in Critical Conditions

At about 400 feet above sea level a remote weather station in the Montecito foothills is perfect for capturing critical weather information, especially during high wind and risky fire conditions.

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UC and CSU Schools to Start a Loan Program for Qualified Undocumented Students

Financial help is on the way for qualified undocumented students. The California DREAM  Loan Program is the latest program for students who entered the U.S. illegally as children.

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Governor Signs Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Single use plastic bags will become illegal next July after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law enacting a new statewide ban.

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Man Arrested For Allegedly Starting Ventura Brush Fire

The foothill fire that broke out in Ventura is now 100 percent contained. One person is behind bars Tuesday.

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Should US worry after 1st Ebola diagnosis?

For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola. The unidentified man, who is being treated at a Dallas hospital, didn't show symptoms until several days after he arrived in the United States from Liberia.

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Common myths about Ebola

The first U.S. case of Ebola has been diagnosed in Texas. But before you panic, take a look at common myths about the deadly virus.

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Ebola has come to the United States, with the first domestic case diagnosed in Texas. Learn more about this deadly disease and its symptoms.

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Entrance to Tepesquet Canyon in northern Santa Barbara County

Heat Wave Raises Fire Risk

Bill Sutton has a bird's eye view over Tepesquet Canyon from his mountainside home.

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New Gun Regulation Laws Linked To Isla Vista Tragedy

Two gun bills linked to the Isla Vista massacre in May will take effect in 2016.

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Montecito Weather Station Helps in Critical Conditions

At about 400 feet above sea level a remote weather station in the Montecito…

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UC and CSU Schools to Start a Loan Program for Qualified Undocumented Students

Financial help is on the way for qualified undocumented students. The California…

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Governor Signs Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Single use plastic bags will become illegal next July after Gov. Jerry Brown signed…

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Latino Student Success Honored at Santa Barbara City College

Santa Barbara City College was recently honored as America’s top program in the…

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A Buellton couple has been catering out of the Santa Ynez valley for over a decade…

Police Searching For Two Suspects Involved In Convenience Store Robberies

Santa Maria police are looking for two suspects who robbed two different convenience…

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Missing Carpinteria Man Located

Public assistance was requested to help locate an at-risk, missing, Carpinteria…

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San Luis Obispo County

Entrance to Tepesquet Canyon in northern Santa Barbara County

Heat Wave Raises Fire Risk

Bill Sutton has a bird's eye view over Tepesquet Canyon from his mountainside home.

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27-Year Old Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada

The body of a Los Osos woman was discovered in the Nevada Desert, and the Sheriff's…

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UC and CSU Schools to Start a Loan Program for Qualified Undocumented Students

Financial help is on the way for qualified undocumented students. The California…

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Governor Signs Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Single use plastic bags will become illegal next July after Gov. Jerry Brown signed…

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California Becomes First in the Nation to Define When ‘Yes Means Yes’

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law on Sunday, that makes California the…

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Cali4nia Ski Pass Goes On Sale Saturday

A new ski pass will give the Epic pass some competition.

Local Veteran Denied VA Disability Benefits

Memories of the first Gulf War in 1991 fade further into history amid the ongoing…

Rolling in Dough From High School Football

Friday night means high school football on the Central Coast and its not only the…

Ventura Woman in Alleges SLO Torture Case Speaks Out

Ventura woman in alleged SLO torture case speaks out

A woman allegedly tortured and burned by a San Luis Obispo man spoke out in court on…

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Entrance to Tepesquet Canyon in northern Santa Barbara County

Heat Wave Raises Fire Risk

Bill Sutton has a bird's eye view over Tepesquet Canyon from his mountainside home.

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Man Arrested For Allegedly Starting Ventura Brush Fire

The foothill fire that broke out in Ventura is now 100 percent contained. One…

La Conchita Undercrossing Inaugurated

Hwy 101 La Conchita Pedestrian Undercrossing and Bike Path Inaugurated

The long-awaited pedestrian undercrossing and bike path at La Conchita are both…

Containment Begins in Ventura Brush Fire

Ventura City and County Fire is working to put out a brush fire in the area of…

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Cali4nia Ski Pass Goes On Sale Saturday

A new ski pass will give the Epic pass some competition.

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UCSB Soccer Gets Big Win Over Drake 4-1

Freshman forward Ludwig Ahl recorded a brace and sophomore wingback Drew Murphy…

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Scorpions Talk About Camarillo's Win Over Ventura

Jake Constantine and Frankie Tostado talk about Camarillo's win over Ventura 17-7.

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Vaqueros run over West L.A. 56-38 in APL opener

Cedric Cooper and Cheroke Cunningham both cracked the century mark and SBCC piled up…

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Morales, Parham Lead Bulldogs to 20-17 Win Over No.14 Bakersfield

Jose Morales kicked 50 and 48-yard field goals in between touchdowns from Wesley…

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Plea for Help from Family of Murdered Santa Maria Man

As Javier Limon Jr. stares at a collection of photographs of his late father Javier…

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

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'Breakfast Of Champions' Draws Big Crowd in Santa Paula

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For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola.…

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First US Ebola case diagnosed -- now what?

In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if. A man at a…

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Yes, Ebola is a scary infectious disease. But the first thing you should know is…

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Hong Kong tense amid National Day ceremonies

Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as…

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Accused doughnut truck thief drops pastry, surrenders

A man driving a van full of stolen doughnuts led police on a chase through southeast…

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Hong Kong protesters are so freaking nice

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The creator of StealthGenie, a mobile app marketed as a tool for spying on cheating…

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By Odin's beard! The female Thor has arrived

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Morgan: I can't believe Walmart is blaming me

Walmart's response Monday to a lawsuit filed by Tracy Morgan over the car crash that…

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Clooney and Alamuddin's wedding photos revealed

It may have taken him awhile, but it looks like waiting to get married was more…

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Pitt, LaBeouf nearly fought with Eastwood

Don't mess with Brad Pitt's tank. The star of "Fury" said that he and co-star Shia…

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Should US worry after 1st Ebola diagnosis?

For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola.…

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First US Ebola case diagnosed -- now what?

In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if. A man at a…

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How Ebola virus spreads

Yes, Ebola is a scary infectious disease. But the first thing you should know is…

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The link between fat and cancer

You likely know that being overweight increases your risk for cardiovascular disease…

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San Luis Obispo

Special Statement:

Issued at: 3:47 am PDT on October 1, 2014, expires at: 3:15 PM PDT on October 01, 2014
  • ...Hot...dry and breezy weather with elevated fire danger across southwest California tonight through early next week... An upper level ridge of high pressure will begin to build over the West Coast today into Thursday...bringing a significant warming and drying trend to southwest California through early next week. In addition...weak to moderate offshore winds are expected to develop over the Los Angeles and Ventura County mountains and valleys today into Thursday...and persist through Friday. Afternoon high temperatures will rise into the 80s to mid 90s across the coast and valleys by Thursday...and to around 90 to the lower 100s by Friday. The heat is expected to peak on Saturday with valley highs ranging between 100 to 106 degrees. Overnight lows are expected to remain rather warm...in the lower to mid 70s across the elevated wind prone valleys and Lower Mountain elevations. Offshore winds are expected to peak Thursday morning across Los Angeles and Ventura counties with northeast gusts up to 35 mph in the valleys and up to 45 mph in the mountains...locally to 50 mph across the Santa Monica Mountains above Point Mugu. A drying air mass is expected across all of southwest California with relative humidities falling into the lower teens by Thursday and into the single digits for locations away from the coast Friday through Sunday. The combination of rising temperatures...low humidity and offshore winds in combination with critically dry vegetation will bring elevated fire danger to much of southwest California late Wednesday through this weekend...and possibly into early next week. The highest fire danger is expected to be across the Los Angeles and Ventura County mountains and valleys where the strongest northeast winds are likely to occur. (See laxrfwlox for details). Kaplan/Smith/rat 301 PM PDT Tue Sep 30 2014 ...Hot...dry and breezy weather with elevated fire danger across southwest California late Wednesday through early next week... An upper level ridge of high pressure will begin to build over the West Coast on Wednesday...bringing a significant warming and drying trend to southwest California through early next week. In addition...weak to moderate offshore winds are expected to develop over the Los Angeles and Ventura County mountains and valleys Wednesday into Thursday...and persist through Friday. Afternoon high temperatures will rise into the 80s to mid 90s across the coast and valleys by Thursday...and to around 90 to the lower 100s by Friday. The heat is expected to peak on Saturday with valley highs around 105 degrees. Overnight lows are expected to remain rather warm...in the mid to upper 60s across the valleys. Offshore winds are expected to peak Thursday morning across Los Angeles and Ventura counties with northeast gusts up to 35 mph in the valleys and up to 45 mph in the mountains. A drying air mass is expected across all of southwest California with relative humidities falling into the lower teens by Thursday and into the single digits for locations away from the coast Friday through Sunday. The combination of rising temperatures...low humidity and offshore winds in combination with critically dry vegetation will bring elevated fire danger to much of southwest California late Wednesday through early next week. The highest fire danger is expected to be across the Los Angeles and Ventura County mountains and valleys where the strongest northeast winds are likely to occur. (See laxrfwlox for details).

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