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America has near record 5.6 million job openings

America might have too many job openings.

Minor Injuries Reported in Small Plane Crash at Santa Barbara Airport

Emergency crews responded to a small plane crash on the southwest end of the Santa Barbara airport Monday afternoon.

CSU Faculty Union Threatens April Strike

CFA represents faculty in statewide university system including Cal Poly, CSUCI.

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Body Mass Index Flawed

New research published in the International Journal of Obesity weighs the value of Body Mass Index and found fault with 47 percent of the results.

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Researchers Weigh Value of Body Mass Index measurement

New research published in the International Journal of Obesity weighs the value of Body Mass Index and found fault with 47 percent of the results.

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Local Leaders Looking for Federal Highway Funds In Person

Even with technology moving meetings along faster than ever, face to face meetings still matter.  Santa Barbara County leaders are off to Washington D.C. to discuss millions of dollars in funding for a badly needed freeway widening project.

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Animals Found Wrapped In Plastic Bags In The Santa Ynez Valley

Authorities want to know who left six dead animals wrapped in plastic bags on the side of the road.

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Los Osos Fire Injures at Least One Person

One person suffered injuries from a house fire in the 600 block of Woodland Drive in Los Osos Monday afternoon.

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Santa Ana Winds Spark Fire Danger

Local firefighters are warning that these hot temps and windy conditions have the potential to help spread a dangerous fire.

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10 most popular pizza toppings

Today is National Pizza Day! Check out Americans' favorite pizza toppings.

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Santa Barbara County

2016 SBIFF Movie Spotlight: Standing on Water

Listen up surfers and surfer enthusiasts! What would you say if I told you there…

Minor Injuries Reported in Small Plane Crash at Santa Barbara Airport

Emergency crews responded to a small plane crash on the southwest end of the Santa…

BMI measurements flawed

Body Mass Index Flawed

New research published in the International Journal of Obesity weighs the value of…

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Researchers Weigh Value of Body Mass Index measurement

New research published in the International Journal of Obesity weighs the value of…

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Local Leaders Looking for Federal Highway Funds In Person

Even with technology moving meetings along faster than ever, face to face meetings…

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San Luis Obispo County

CSU Faculty Union Threatens April Strike

CFA represents faculty in statewide university system including Cal Poly, CSUCI.

Los Osos Fire Injures at Least One Person

One person suffered injuries from a house fire in the 600 block of Woodland Drive in…

Los Osos Man Charged in Murder for Hire Plot

Anthony Stevens accused of trying to hire undercover cop as hitman.

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Today is Wear Red Day and join our news teams as we are wearing red to help raise…

Cal Poly Hosts 24th Congressional District Candidates Debate

Nine candidates seeking to replace retiring Democrat Lois Capps

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CSU Faculty Union Threatens April Strike

CFA represents faculty in statewide university system including Cal Poly, CSUCI.

Santa Ana Winds Spark Fire Danger

Local firefighters are warning that these hot temps and windy conditions have the…

Regional Planner Encourages Ventura County to Approve Transi

Regional Planner Encourages Ventura County to Approve Transit Tax

ANyone who drives on Ventura County highways, knows just how congested they can…

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Free Dental Care Offered To Hundreds of People In Need

Johnson Family Dental hosted its 12th annual Dentistry of Love event on Saturday.

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Tipline Investigation: Takata Recall Tames A Mustang

The growing scandal involving Japanese airbag maker, Takata, may cost a Santa Paula…

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Dons Beat Ventura

Santa Barbara And Ventura Share League Title

The Santa Barbara girls basketball team beat Ventura 48-41 Monday night. The win…

Dons Beat Chargers

Dons Beat Chargers 63-36

The Santa Barbara boys basketball team improve to 25-1 on the season after taking…

UCSB FALLS TO HAWAII

Gauchos Fall To Hawaii 76-64

The UCSB men's basketball team fell to Hawaii Thursday night 76-64 falling to (9-12,…

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Tipline Investigation Takata Recall

Tipline Investigation: Takata Recall Tames A Mustang

The growing scandal involving Japanese airbag maker, Takata, may cost a Santa Paula…

Tipline Investigation Wild Uber Ride

Tipline Investigation: Wild Uber Ride

Had too much to drink? Call Uber and get home safe. But, what if the Uber driver is…

Tipline Investigation What s Really Inside

Tipline Investigation: What's Really Inside?

If you've ever bought a brand new iPhone, you know how exciting it is to unwrap the…

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Partners in Education Breakfast

Volunteers Honored at Partnership Breakfast

175,000 volunteer hours have been logged across Santa Barbara County supporting…

Expert Tax Advise From Local High School Students

High School Student Tax Preparers At It Again

The dreaded tax season is here, but some Santa Barbara High School students can…

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Health Headlines

Elderly senior citizen's hand held by younger hand

Why Americans don't live as long as Europeans

Americans die younger than people in other high-income countries, and drug…

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Hospital approved for HIV-positive organ transplants

It could mean the difference between life and death for more than 1,000 people in…

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How and when will we get to a Zika vaccine?

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding that…

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Hugh Jackman treated again for skin cancer

Actor Hugh Jackman has revealed yet another bout with skin cancer, warning fans to…

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Environment Headlines

Government Agrees to Halt Offshore Oil Fracking Off Coast

U.S. Government Agrees to Halt Offshore Oil Fracking Off Coast

Oil fracking off the Ventura and Santa Barbara coast has been halted for at least a…

Tree Care services busy after powerful storm

Tree Care Services Clearing Fallen Trees

Sunday's powerful winder storm left a mess for tree care services to clean up.

County Investigating Contaminated Water Near SLO Airport

San Luis Obispo County officials are investigating possible sources of…

ExxonMobil Emergency Trucking Permit Gets Approved

Exxon Mobil's request for an emergency permit to temporarily truck oil out of its…

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Crime Headlines

Buellton Rabobank Robbery Suspect Caught

Police arrested John Stacey Roller, 46, in connection with a bank robbery that…

Santa Maria Youth Gather Together Calling for Peace In The City

A group of teens gathered together on Sunday in Santa Maria to march for peace.

Police Investigate Double Stabbing in Santa Maria

Police say two adult males were stabbed just before 2 a.m. Saturday in the 600…

Los Osos Man Charged in Murder for Hire Plot

Anthony Stevens accused of trying to hire undercover cop as hitman.

Santa Maria Man Arrested After Attempting to Cash Counterfeit Check

A Lompoc business owner is being credited with helping to catch a man attempting to…

Santa Barbara Police Nab Vandalism Suspect

One suspect is arrested after a vandalism report and police pursuit.

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Safety Headlines

Santa Maria Youth Gather Together Calling for Peace In The City

A group of teens gathered together on Sunday in Santa Maria to march for peace.

People in Santa Maria See Increase in Coyotes

Some residents in Santa Maria and Orcutt neighborhoods are seeing an increase in…

Central Coast Residents Turn to Nextdoor App to Combat Crime

Nextdoor is the private social network for neighborhoods. The makers of the app say…

Community Forum Scheduled at Santa Maria Church

As the city deals with a continuous wave of violent crime, a prayer gathering and…

Santa Maria Police Chief Steadfast Amid Deadly Violence

Santa Maria Police Chief Ralph Martin says he remains confident his department can…

Santa Barbara Police Chief Addresses Challenges Facing SBPD

In his final presentation to the City Council on Tuesday, outgoing Police Chief Cam…

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