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Pope Francis, head of Russian Orthodox Church to meet

It's a meeting nearly a millennium in the making.

Pope Francis will meet the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill on Friday in Cuba, the Vatican announced.

It will be the first meeting between the heads of the Catholic and Russian…

El Nino Drought Impacts

As the drought carries on, recent storms are helping to change California's landscape.

Military Gear Stolen From Cars In Camarillo

Military Gear Stolen From Cars In Camarillo

Police in Camarillo are warning residents to lock up their cars and garages, after a string of thefts in the area.

Pilot Says 'Not Gonna Make It' Prior to Santa Barbara Crash Landing

The pilot of a private plane said he was "not gonna make it" when he was cleared to return to the Santa Barbara Airport moments after take off during an engine failure.

El Nino: Extreme Wildfires & Landslides

El Nino: Extreme Wildfires & Landslides

Historic Path Of Destruction When Severe Rains Hit

UC Santa Barbara Police Chief Speaks Out about High Profile Rape Case Arrest

Two years after a violent rape on the UC Santa Barbara campus, an arrest has been made and the Chief of Police Dustin Olson is speaking out about the investigation.

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Santa Barbara City Council Passes New Noise Ordinance

The Santa Barbara City Council approved changes to the City's noise ordinance on Tuesday. The changes will impose steep fines for those causing noise disturbance in residential neighborhoods.

Wine Harvests Drop in California, No Worries Among Local Wineries

The latest report from the California Department of Food and Agriculture reveals 2015 was a tough year for grape growers but Santa Maria Valley wineries aren't too concerned.

Kids Play in Snow at Hancock College

Young children play in snow at Hancock College in a fun and educational event that lets kids experience something many have never had before.

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Library of Congress

On this day: February 12

Charles Darwin and Abe Lincoln share a birthday, Superman makes his radio debut, President Clinton is acquitted in his impeachment trial, and Charles Schulz dies, all on this day.

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Santa Barbara County

El Nino Drought Impacts

As the drought carries on, recent storms are helping to change California's…

Pilot Says 'Not Gonna Make It' Prior to Santa Barbara Crash Landing

The pilot of a private plane said he was "not gonna make it" when he was cleared to…

UC Santa Barbara Police Chief Speaks Out about High Profile Rape Case Arrest

Two years after a violent rape on the UC Santa Barbara campus, an arrest has been…

Santa Barbara City Council Passes New Noise Ordinance

The Santa Barbara City Council approved changes to the City's noise ordinance on…

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San Luis Obispo County

California Coastal Commission Fires its Executive Director

The future of California's Coastal Commission was on the line Wednesday night, as…

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United Blood Services Works to Keep Blood Donations Free of Zika Virus

United Blood Services has a third line of defense to safeguard the blood supply from…

Los Osos Fire Injures at Least One Person

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

Missing Morro Man's Body Found

The body discovered in an area of Estero Bay near Los Osos early Sunday morning has…

Local Company Responsible For Levi's Stadium Artwork

Nipomo-based Sports And The Arts curated all of the exclusive artwork inside Levi's…

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Military Gear Stolen From Cars In Camarillo

Military Gear Stolen From Cars In Camarillo

Police in Camarillo are warning residents to lock up their cars and garages, after…

El Nino: Extreme Wildfires & Landslides

El Nino: Extreme Wildfires & Landslides

Historic Path Of Destruction When Severe Rains Hit

Parkland Apartments

Ground Broken for 173 New Apartments in Ventura

Hundreds of new homes will soon be built in Ventura. The Parklands project is being…

Ventura Man Found Dead in Car, Police Investigating as Suspicious

On Tuesday at about 2 a.m., 64-year-old Ventura resident Robert Hill was found dead…

Fertilizer Spill Causes Major Traffic Delays for Oxnard Commuters

A fertilizer spill along Gonzales Road in the City of Oxnard Wednesday afternoon…

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Royals Whip Dos Pueblos

San Marcos Boys Basketball Locks Up Second Place in Channel League

The Royals took care of DP to finish 5-3 in league

Signing Ceremony at Santa Barbara HS

Signature Moment: Four Dons Headed to College to Continue Athletic Career

Beksa, Bigelow, Kelley and Peus all are moving to the next level.

Gauchos Sweep UC Irvine

Finally! Gauchos Beat UC Irvine for First Time Since 2010

UCSB had lost 9 straight to Anteaters

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates

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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Wear Red Today!

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

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

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3 deaths linked to Zika virus in Venezuela

Three people have died in Venezuela from complications related to the Zika virus,…

Zika mosquito

United Blood Services Works to Keep Blood Donations Free of Zika Virus

United Blood Services has a third line of defense to safeguard the blood supply from…

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How your brain works against your best intentions

Have you ever tried to stop yourself from doing something, but were unable to…

Prescription drugs, pills

Clinton, Bush biggest recipients of Pharma donations

When former Turing Pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli announced that he was…

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Environment Headlines

California Coastal Commission Fires its Executive Director

The future of California's Coastal Commission was on the line Wednesday night, as…

GOLETA BEACH RAMPS

Rocky Goleta Beach Gets Sandy Ramps

Heavy equipment has been piling up sand in areas where Goleta Beach is missing a…

Fertilizer Spill Causes Major Traffic Delays for Oxnard Commuters

A fertilizer spill along Gonzales Road in the City of Oxnard Wednesday afternoon…

Ventura Harbor Closed

Dredging has Begun In Sandy Ventura Harbor

Dredging began Tuesday night in the Ventura Harbor.

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Crime Headlines

Military Gear Stolen From Cars In Camarillo

Military Gear Stolen From Cars In Camarillo

Police in Camarillo are warning residents to lock up their cars and garages, after…

UC Santa Barbara Police Chief Speaks Out about High Profile Rape Case Arrest

Two years after a violent rape on the UC Santa Barbara campus, an arrest has been…

Arrest Made in 2014 UCSB Rape Case

An arrest has been made in a 2014 rape case out of UC Santa Barbara.

The suspect, 21-…

Dispute Over Sunglasses Leads to Stabbing in Downtown Santa Barbara

The Santa Barbara Police Department is investigating a stabbing in downtown Santa…

Eastside Gang Members Found Guilty in Shooting Death of Kelly Hunt

A jury found 25-year-old Issac Efren Jimenez and 22-year-old Joseph Michael Castro…

UCSB Students Arrested in Home Invasion Burglary Case

Two UC Santa Barbara students and two male suspects from Palm Springs were arrested…

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Safety Headlines

SMJUHSD Board Affirms Simultaneous Graduation Day Ceremonies

Final appeal made by students, parents for staggered ceremonies.

Local Rapper Makes Music Video to Promote Positive Message in Santa Maria

Jayke, a Lompoc rapper, has been creating music for years and now he's turning to…

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…

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