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5 questions from Hastert indictment

Federal investigators say Dennis Hastert lied to the FBI about $3.5 million he agreed to pay to an undisclosed person to "cover up past misconduct."

Rescuers Safely Capture Sea Lion Stabbed in Oxnard

Rescuers Safely Capture Sea Lion Stabbed in Oxnard

After hours of searching a sea lion attacked with knife in Oxnard has been rescued and is now on the road to recovery.

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UPDATE: Homeless Man Set On Fire in Ventura Ruled Accidental

The Ventura Police Department has determined that a fire that left a homeless man with severe burns back in January, was accidental.

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Motel gets A New Look, Tenants, and Possibly Reputation

A Santa Maria Motel Nearly Complete with Renovation

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Santa Barbara Driver Trapped In Half Submerged Car

Santa Barbara County fire crews rescued a man Friday morning, whose car was half submerged in the San Jose Creek next to Highway 217.

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Mini Rodeo Kicks Off Santa Maria Elks Rodeo Event

Kids came by the thousands on Thursday morning to the Santa Maria Elks Unocal Event Center. While their fellow classmates were in school, for a select group of local students, they spent a couple of hours enjoying pure rodeo action.

Dancing With Our Community Stars Kicks Off

Contestants Revealed to Dance at Oxnard Salsa Festival

It's official:  the 2015 Dancing With Our Community Stars has kicked off for the Oxnard Salsa Festival!

Elks Rodeo Kicks Off With Tradition

Minetti Mini Rodeo brings thousands of kids to Elks Unocal Event Center.

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US cities where residents feel safest

Gallup-Healthways has ranked the U.S. cities that feel the safest to residents.  How a city ranked on the list was based on how it measured in perceived safety, financial security and sense of community. Click through for the top 20.

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Motel gets A New Look, Tenants, and Possibly Reputation

A Santa Maria Motel Nearly Complete with Renovation

Santa Barbara Driver Trapped In Half Submerged Car

Santa Barbara County fire crews rescued a man Friday morning, whose car was half…

Mini Rodeo Kicks Off Santa Maria Elks Rodeo Event

Kids came by the thousands on Thursday morning to the Santa Maria Elks Unocal Event…

Dancing With Our Community Stars Kicks Off

Contestants Revealed to Dance at Oxnard Salsa Festival

It's official:  the 2015 Dancing With Our Community Stars has kicked off for the…

Elks Rodeo Kicks Off With Tradition

Minetti Mini Rodeo brings thousands of kids to Elks Unocal Event Center.

Pipe removed as more tar makes its way to other beaches

Oil Company Mum On Spill's Possible Cause

The portion of pipeline at the center of the second-largest spill in Santa Barbara…

Special Olympics Athletes, Volunteers Celebrated In Santa Barbara

Thursday afternoon, Special Olympics Santa Barbara hosted the 7th Annual Inspire…

OPEN BEACHES

Nearly All Santa Barbara Beaches are Open Despite Ongoing Spill Cleanup

Work crews and volunteers on beaches east of the main Refugio oil spill site have,…

Refugio Fly Over

Santa Barbara Aviation Flys Over Refugio Oil Spill

Santa Barbara Aviation gives NewsChannel 3 the best view of the Refugio oil spill…

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San Luis Obispo County

Armed Suspect Arrested After Robbing an Atascadero 99 Cent Store

Atascadero police have arrested an armed suspect who they say robbed a 99 Cent Store…

Atascadero Biker Rescues Man from Rip Current

Boyd Tarwater says he was in the right place at the right time.

Burglary Suspects Break Into SLO Bank Storage Room

San Luis Obispo police are looking for two suspects who they say broke into a…

Armed Robbery Rattles Clerk at Paso Robles Business

A clerk's nerves were rattled after a man with a gun entered Chico's Cafe at 834…

Weekend Picks 5-22-15

Weekend Picks 5-23-15

Here's some of events happening up and down the coast in your neighborhoods.

SLO City Parts Ways with Police Chief

An agreement has been reached with San Luis Obispo Police Chief Steve Gesell on his…

Atascadero Schools Placed On Lockdown After Possible Gunshot Heard

Two Atascadero schools were placed on lockdown Thursday morning following reports of…

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Poly House 2015 to Benefit an Atascadero Family

An annual spring project for Cal Poly graduate students brings hope and comfort for…

Diablo Canyon Desal Water Now Available to Cal Fire

An agreement approved today by San Luis Obispo County Supervisors gives Cal Fire…

New Grover Beach Police Chief Hired From Within

The Grover Beach City Council was told Monday night Police Commander John Peters…

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Rescuers Safely Capture Sea Lion Stabbed in Oxnard

Rescuers Safely Capture Sea Lion Stabbed in Oxnard

After hours of searching a sea lion attacked with knife in Oxnard has been rescued…

UPDATE: Homeless Man Set On Fire in Ventura Ruled Accidental

The Ventura Police Department has determined that a fire that left a homeless man…

Dancing With Our Community Stars Kicks Off

Contestants Revealed to Dance at Oxnard Salsa Festival

It's official:  the 2015 Dancing With Our Community Stars has kicked off for the…

Wife Uses Job To Conceal Husband's Sex Offender Status

An Oxnard couple operated under a hidden agenda for almost six months.

Araceli Martin…

Burglary Crimes In Ventura On The Rise

Ventura city officials have seen an increase of commercial burglary crimes. A…

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Local Sports News

Gauchos Have 3rd Best ERA in Nation

Armed & Dangerous! Gauchos Pitching ERA is 3rd Best in Nation

UCSB has an earned run average of 2.39 as they head into Friday's NCAA Regional…

Special Olympics Athletes, Volunteers Celebrated In Santa Barbara

Thursday afternoon, Special Olympics Santa Barbara hosted the 7th Annual Inspire…

DP Softball Headed to CIF Semifinals

Back Again! DP Softball Advances to 3rd Straight CIF Semifinals

Dos Pueblos won on the road 2-1 at Aquinas High School in San Bernardino in a CIF…

Gauchos Offense is a Question Mark Heading into Regional

In Order for UCSB Baseball to Advance, Gauchos Offense Needs to Execute at High Level

UCSB may look to hit and run and steal more during this weekend's NCAA Regional…

Cori Close to Enter SB Court of Champions

Cori Close to be Honored Sunday at SB Court of Champions Banquet

The current UCLA head women's basketball coach credits her Santa Barbara days for…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Los Alamos Restaurant Settles Complaint Over ADA Dispute

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or the ADA, has been the law since 1990. But,…

Grand Jury Report Backs Up NewsChannel 3 Investigations

A Grand Jury launched its investigation after we aired a series of reports exposing…

NewsChannel 3 Investigates Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord w

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord with Customers

A Santa Barbara guitar company and its owner are striking the wrong chord with…

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What's Right

Dancing With Our Community Stars Kicks Off

Contestants Revealed to Dance at Oxnard Salsa Festival

It's official:  the 2015 Dancing With Our Community Stars has kicked off for the…

FLOWER EMPOWER LUNCHEON

Summerland Hosts Annual Flower Empower Luncheon

NewsChannel 3's own Shirin Rajaee and Alan Rose were invited to M.C. the 5th annual…

Red Cross Heroes Breakfast

Red Cross Breakfast Honors Local Heroes

The American Red Cross of Santa Barbara County hosted its first-ever Heroes…

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Health Headlines

Anthrax microscope

Army may have shipped live anthrax to Australia

In what is emerging as a widening military investigation into the accidental…

Richard Norris, face transplant patient

Woman meets man with her brother's face

When Richard Norris from Virginia received a face transplant three years ago, it…

Refugio Fly Over

Santa Barbara Aviation Flys Over Refugio Oil Spill

Santa Barbara Aviation gives NewsChannel 3 the best view of the Refugio oil spill…

Fast food french fries

Fast-food chains taking healthy turns

A number of major fast-food chains and companies have recently announced healthier…

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Environment Headlines

Rescuers Safely Capture Sea Lion Stabbed in Oxnard

Rescuers Safely Capture Sea Lion Stabbed in Oxnard

After hours of searching a sea lion attacked with knife in Oxnard has been rescued…

Pipe removed as more tar makes its way to other beaches

Oil Company Mum On Spill's Possible Cause

The portion of pipeline at the center of the second-largest spill in Santa Barbara…

Refugio Fly Over

Santa Barbara Aviation Flys Over Refugio Oil Spill

Santa Barbara Aviation gives NewsChannel 3 the best view of the Refugio oil spill…

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