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Governor Signs Groundwater Management Laws

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills to regulate California's stressed groundwater supplies and tighten oversight of water at a time when groundwater levels are shrinking in the third year of a crippling drought.

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Fire Preps Include Helicopter Placement

A Huey Helicopter that was once hit by bullets in Vietnam is among the sheriff's fleet ready to fight fires.

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Los Padres National Forest Increases Fire Staffing During Red Flag Warning

Los Padres National Forest is ramping up its fire safety efforts in the midst of red flag warnings in the mountain regions of Santa Barbara County. Crews are staying vigilant with winds expected to last into the night through Thursday.

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Man Walking on Tracks Killed by Freight Train

A man was killed by a freight train as he walked along the tracks near the Santa Barbara Zoo Tuesday evening.

Quadruple Murder Defendant Nicolas Holzer Appears in Court

High-profile quadruple murder defendant Nicolas Holzer appeared before Superior Court Judge Thomas Adams Tuesday morning, just days after the one month anniversary of the family murders that rocked our community.

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Westmont College is Fire Ready and Everyone on Campus is Informed

Westmont College students, staff and even parents are well aware of the campus emergency response plan.   It's been used before in the eye of a wildland fire, and not one was hurt while buildings burned.

Elephants Use Mud To Keep Cool At The Zoo

Elephants Use Mud to Keep Cool at the Zoo

Here is one way to keep cool...how about a mud bath! Little Mac and Sujatha both swear by it.

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Montecito Motor Classic Brings Rare Rides, Race Cars, and Vintage Vehicles out for a Benefit Event

Classic cars will line Coast Village Road Sunday as part of a fundraiser for the Santa Barbara Police Foundation and Police Activities League for children.

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Montgomery County Sheriff Office

Legal issues to keep Peterson off the field

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved, the team said early Wednesday.

It's a reversal of course for the Vikings. The team had earlier said that Peterson, who is facing a child abuse…

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15 diseases doctors often get wrong

Sometimes, even doctors get it wrong. Find out which 15 diseases are notoriously difficult to diagnose.

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On this day: September 17

The U.S. Constitution is signed, the Civil War sees the bloodiest battle in American history, the prototype space shuttle Enterprise is unveiled, and the Camp David Accords bring peace between Egypt and Israel, all on this day.

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Santa Barbara County

Governor Signs Groundwater Management Laws

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills to regulate California's stressed…

Sheriff s helicopter ready to fight fires

Fire Preps Include Helicopter Placement

A Huey Helicopter that was once hit by bullets in Vietnam is among the sheriff's…

Los Padres Staffing

Los Padres National Forest Increases Fire Staffing During Red Flag Warning

Los Padres National Forest is ramping up its fire safety efforts in the midst of red…

Santa Barbara train versus pedestrian

Man Walking on Tracks Killed by Freight Train

A man was killed by a freight train as he walked along the tracks near the Santa…

Quadruple Murder Defendant Nicolas Holzer Appears in Court

High-profile quadruple murder defendant Nicolas Holzer appeared before Superior…

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Westmont College is Fire Ready and Everyone on Campus is Informed

Westmont College students, staff and even parents are well aware of the campus…

Elephants Use Mud To Keep Cool At The Zoo

Elephants Use Mud to Keep Cool at the Zoo

Here is one way to keep cool...how about a mud bath! Little Mac and Sujatha both…

Montecito Motor Classic

Montecito Motor Classic Brings Rare Rides, Race Cars, and Vintage Vehicles out for a Benefit Event

Classic cars will line Coast Village Road Sunday as part of a fundraiser for the…

Photos Released of Santa Barbara Bank Robber

Santa Barbara police officers are looking for the man who robbed a bank Monday.

UCSB Solar Project Nears Completion

Solar Project at UCSB Nearing Completion

The 2.6 million dollar project is being funded completely by students

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San Luis Obispo County

Governor Signs Groundwater Management Laws

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills to regulate California's stressed…

Forever Neverland Ticket Buyers Request Money Back

A weekend event at Avila Beach Golf Resort has left some people on the Central Coast…

California Three Feet for Safety Act Enforced

Cyclists are on the front lines when it comes to sharing the road.

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Cal Poly Football Players Charged in Fraternity Robbery Enter a Plea

All  five  Cal Poly football players who are suspects in a fraternity robbery  were…

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Greenhouse Catches Fire in Nipomo

Cal Fire San Luis Obispo is working to put out a fire at a greenhouse in Nipomo.…

Firefighters Fight 11 Acre Fire in Nipomo

Cal Fire was called out to the intersection of Scenic View Way and Camino Mariposa…

Contagious TB Man Believed to be in Mexico

A Santa Maria farm worker carrying a dangerous and highly contagious form of…

Weekend Picks 9-12-14

Fun Things for You This Weekend!

Lot of fun events are going on in your neighborhoods this weekend.  First Alert…

Torture And Attempted Murder Suspect Appears in Court

Suspect In Torture, Attempted Murder Appears In Court

Timothy Hayes is accused of torture and attempted murder in San Luis Obispo. If…

Central Coast Weekends Picks 9-12-14

A look at this weekend's events up and down the Central Coast.

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Ventura County

Governor Signs Groundwater Management Laws

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills to regulate California's stressed…

Sheriff s helicopter ready to fight fires

Fire Preps Include Helicopter Placement

A Huey Helicopter that was once hit by bullets in Vietnam is among the sheriff's…

California Three Feet for Safety Act Enforced

Cyclists are on the front lines when it comes to sharing the road.

Contagious TB Man Believed to be in Mexico

A Santa Maria farm worker carrying a dangerous and highly contagious form of…

Weekend Picks 9-12-14

Fun Things for You This Weekend!

Lot of fun events are going on in your neighborhoods this weekend.  First Alert…

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Laguna Blanca Debuts New Sand Courts

Laguna Blanca Hosts SB Dons at Brand New Sand Volleyball Courts

Santa Barbara defeated the Owls 5-0 but it didn't spoil the exciting moment for…

Allen & Roberts Named SBART Athletes of Week

Allen & Roberts Honored at Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table

San Marcos junior volleyball player Chloe Allen is the female athlete of the week…

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Cal Poly Football Players Charged in Fraternity Robbery Enter a Plea

All  five  Cal Poly football players who are suspects in a fraternity robbery  were…

Watch Friday Football Focus - Week Three

Did you miss the clip of your favorite player or just want to watch the highlights…

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Lorenzo Booker Breaks Down Ventura's Win Over Rio Mesa

Former NFL player Lorenzo Booker breaks down Ventura's 38-14 win over Rio Mesa high…

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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

In this Tipline story, we help a man battered by life. A series of tragic events…

Woman Featured In Tipline Story Gets $25,000

NewsChannel 3 has a nice surprise for a woman who battled the City of Santa Barbara…

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'Glow In The Park' Lights Up Santa Barbara Sky

The night sky was filled with hot-air balloons at Elings Park in Santa Barbara…

Pismo Beach Surfers Honor 911 Victims

Pismo Surfers Honor 9/11 Victims

Local surfers chose to honor those who died in the September 11th attacks with a…

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Avocado Festival Donation will Help Future Farmers of America

A month before the California Avocado Festival, organizers have donated $3000. to…

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Top 20 colleges with most billionaire alumni

In perhaps the most prestigious college ranking, a new report lists colleges and…

Occupy Wall Street protests enter 24th day

Occupy abolishes $4M in other people's student loan debt

After forgiving millions of dollars in medical debt, Occupy Wall Street is tackling…

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Poll: One in four Americans worry about Ebola

Roughly one in four Americans are worried that they or someone in their family will…

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Legal issues to keep Peterson off the field

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal…

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Elephants Use Mud To Keep Cool At The Zoo

Elephants Use Mud to Keep Cool at the Zoo

Here is one way to keep cool...how about a mud bath! Little Mac and Sujatha both…

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Richard III's bones reveal fatal blows

Richard III was the last English king to lose his life on the battlefield.…

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Rihanna slams CBS for pulling song

After a dust-up last week, Rihanna says she doesn't want her performance of the…

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Bill Murray drops in again

Bill Murray dances to his own music -- or, it turns out, to a good hip-hop tune…

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Kanye West fires back over concert incident

Kanye West has fired back at those criticizing him for an awkward incident involving…

Elephants Use Mud To Keep Cool At The Zoo

Elephants Use Mud to Keep Cool at the Zoo

Here is one way to keep cool...how about a mud bath! Little Mac and Sujatha both…

Forever Neverland Ticket Buyers Request Money Back

A weekend event at Avila Beach Golf Resort has left some people on the Central Coast…

Rihanna, 2014 CFDA Awards

Rihanna slams CBS for pulling song

After a dust-up last week, Rihanna says she doesn't want her performance of the…

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Ebola virus

Poll: One in four Americans worry about Ebola

Roughly one in four Americans are worried that they or someone in their family will…

Sheriff s helicopter ready to fight fires

Fire Preps Include Helicopter Placement

A Huey Helicopter that was once hit by bullets in Vietnam is among the sheriff's…

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Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis'

Andrea Jaime was a student in Georgetown University's School of Nursing and Health…

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Obama: US ready to take lead in Ebola fight

After an in-person briefing from the staff at the Centers for Disease Control and…

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