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5 US law officers shot dead within days

Gunfire claimed the lives of at least five on-duty officers in an unusually deadly week for U.S. law enforcement.

Sunroof Shatters While Woman Driving on Highway 101

A trip along highway 101 turned into a terrifying ordeal after one central coast woman says her sunroof shattered above her and her 5 year-old son as she was driving.

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.

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El Nino: Communicating During a Storm

El Nino is here even if it doesn't look like it right now, and here's some ways you can stay connected and keep your family safe when storms roar through your neighborhood.

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Southern California Edison Discusses El Nino at Goleta Community Meeting

Southern California Edison and the City of Goleta will hold a community meeting on El Niño preparedness Wednesday night.

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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-year-old Daniel Jiang Chen of San Ramon, California, was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the rape. He was a UCSB student from September 2012 to December…

FEDERAL FREEWAY FUNDING

Finding Funds to Widen the Freeway from Carpinteria to Montecito

Years of work to widen Highway 101 have a new chapter taking place with several local leaders now on the ground in Washington D.C. working to find federal funding.  They hope that money, along with state and local financing will pay for the final…

Orcutt Teachers Rally For New Contract

State mediator will try and end impasse in negotiations.

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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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Oregon armed protesters: What to know

A 41-day occupation at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon ended Thursday when the four remaining protesters surrendered to authorities. Here is what to you need to know about the group.

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Sunroof Shatters While Woman Driving on Highway 101

A trip along highway 101 turned into a terrifying ordeal after one central coast…

Santa Barbara City Council Passes New Noise Ordinance

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

El Nino Special Communicating During The Storm

El Nino: Communicating During a Storm

El Nino is here even if it doesn't look like it right now, and here's some ways you…

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Southern California Edison Discusses El Nino at Goleta Community Meeting

Southern California Edison and the City of Goleta will hold a community meeting on…

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-…

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San Luis Obispo County

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…

CSU Faculty Union Threatens April Strike

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

Los Osos Man Charged in Murder for Hire Plot

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

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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…

Rocky Stars Hope To Inspire Young Boxers

Teens trying to steer clear of violence on their own streets are drawn to the boxing…

Attempted Burglary Caught on Camera in Oxnard

Attempted Burglary Caught on Camera in Oxnard

A brazen attempted burglary is caught on tape, and Oxnard police are hoping you can…

Ventura Harbor Closed

Dredging has Begun In Sandy Ventura Harbor

Dredging began Tuesday night in the Ventura Harbor.

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

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Dons Close Out Regular Season With A Win Over Ventura

The Santa Barbara boys basketball team closed out the regular season with a victory…

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Santa Barbara And Ventura Share League Title

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

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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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Tipline Investigation: Wild Uber Ride

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

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Tipline Investigation: What's Really Inside?

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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…

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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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How your brain works against your best intentions

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

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Clinton, Bush biggest recipients of Pharma donations

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

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What are the chances I'll get the Zika virus?

The Zika virus was discovered nearly 70 years ago, but chances are you probably…

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How Silicon Valley is dealing with mental illness

It was less than a year ago that Adrienne Heinz lost her brother, Austen, who…

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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.

Crop sales set record in 2014 despite drought

California Crop Sales Weather Drought

A U.S. Department of Agriculture report based on 2014 sales shows California…

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Crime Headlines

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…

Rocky Stars Hope To Inspire Young Boxers

Teens trying to steer clear of violence on their own streets are drawn to the boxing…

Attempted Burglary Caught on Camera in Oxnard

Attempted Burglary Caught on Camera in Oxnard

A brazen attempted burglary is caught on tape, and Oxnard police are hoping you can…

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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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