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Ocean Swimmers Brave Wednesday's Wave

Lifeguards kept a close eye on oceans swimmers Wednesday.

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Tropical Storm Marie Stirs Up Santa Barbara Coastline but Homes Spared from Damage

It was a summer slam in Santa Barbara from what was once Hurricane Marie.  Now it has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but the force coming in from the Pacific Ocean has roughed up some of our coastline.

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Local Wineries Looking Into Earthquake Insurance

Sunday's 6.0 earthquake destroyed a signification amount of wine in Napa. Millions of dollars have gone down the drain and now wineries are looking into purchasing earthquake insurance.

Brush Fire Breaks Out On Lompoc Side of Harris Grade Road

Multiple fire teams are working to put out a brush fire on the Lompoc side of Harris Grade. Officials said the blaze broke out just after 4 p.m. Wednesday.

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Surfers Take Advantage Of High Surf

After a lackluster surf year, surfers took advantage of high surf conditions.

Investigation Leads to High-Level Gang Arrests

Ventura County prosecutors announced the arrest and indictments of suspected members of the Mexican Mafia with local ties.

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Parents of Isla Vista Murder Victims Speak Out in Sacramento on Gun Violence Bill

Parents of the Isla Vista mass murder victims are speaking out in Sacramento as a gun violence bill heads to Governor Jerry Brown.

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Orcutt Oil Company Wants Hikers To Stop Trespassing On Its Property

An Orcutt oil company says some hikers and bikers are ignoring its company's no trespassing signs while hiking along Orcutt Hill Trail.

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Police pull out of Ferguson as tensions ease

Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, Missouri. But that doesn't mean their jobs are done.

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On this day: August 28

Pepsi and UPS are born, Emmett Till is murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. shares his dream, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, all on this day.

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Ocean Swimmers Brave Wednesday's Wave

Lifeguards kept a close eye on oceans swimmers Wednesday.

MARIE AFTERMATH PKG

Tropical Storm Marie Stirs Up Santa Barbara Coastline but Homes Spared from Damage

It was a summer slam in Santa Barbara from what was once Hurricane Marie.  Now it…

Local Winery Quake Preps

Local Wineries Looking Into Earthquake Insurance

Sunday's 6.0 earthquake destroyed a signification amount of wine in Napa. Millions…

Brush Fire Breaks Out On Lompoc Side of Harris Grade Road

Multiple fire teams are working to put out a brush fire on the Lompoc side of Harris…

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Surfers Take Advantage Of High Surf

After a lackluster surf year, surfers took advantage of high surf conditions.

Investigation Leads to High-Level Gang Arrests

Ventura County prosecutors announced the arrest and indictments of suspected members…

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Parents of Isla Vista Murder Victims Speak Out in Sacramento on Gun Violence Bill

Parents of the Isla Vista mass murder victims are speaking out in Sacramento as a…

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Orcutt Oil Company Wants Hikers To Stop Trespassing On Its Property

An Orcutt oil company says some hikers and bikers are ignoring its company's no…

Foothill Elementary Students Go Back to School

Students Return to School, Remember Fallen Classmate

The Foothill Elementary School family lost one of its own this summer: 10-year-old…

SB Sups Review Chumash Casino Expansion

The expansion project includes a proposed 12-story, 215 room hotel tower that was…

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Enviornmental Group Petitions to Shut Down Nuclear Plant

A leaked internal document from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is raising…

Fire Restrictions Grow in Los Padres National Forest

Rangers in Los Padres National Forest raised the level of fire restrictions on…

Police Say Atascadero Woman Stole Dog By Hiding It Under Her Dress

Paso Robles Police are on the search for an Atascadero woman who stole a puppy from…

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Cal Poly Football Players Arraignment Continued

The San Luis Obispo courts are the first step in the justice process for a group of…

Early Warning System Shows Promise

Scientists and engineers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), US…

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Cal Poly Players Charged in Fraternity Robbery

On Friday, prosecutors announced five now-suspended players from the Cal Poly…

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Aloha Spirit Bash and Taste of the Vine On Tap This Weekend

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

Thunder Over the Valley; Wheels and Windmills Top Central Coast Picks

Here's a look at the activities happening up and down the Central Coast this weekend.

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Ants Marching Relentlessly in Search of Water During Drought

The ants are marching this summer, in search of water with the drought parched dirt…

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Cal Poly Cracking Down On Drugs and Crime

The Fall semester at Cal Poly won't start for another month, but already the…

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Investigation Leads to High-Level Gang Arrests

Ventura County prosecutors announced the arrest and indictments of suspected members…

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Hurricane Marie Brings Big Waves to Ventura County

A Hurricane making its way through the Pacific Ocean is expected to bring high surf…

High Surf Advisory in Effect Through Friday

Dangerous Surf, Rip Currents Expected This Week

Damaging surf with very strong rip currents and significant beach erosion are likely…

Fire Restrictions Grow in Los Padres National Forest

Rangers in Los Padres National Forest raised the level of fire restrictions on…

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Surfers Warn Novices About High Surf

A former Rincon Classic surf champion expects the biggest waves of the year this…

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Friday Football Focus is Back!

Friday Football Focus is back! From Morro Bay to Moorpark, we'll now have more…

Righetti Warriors Have Balanced Team

Regan Should Have Big Year For Righetti Warriors

Quarterback Conor Regan had a great off-season at various camps and hopes to carry…

Carp Has New Faces on Varsity Including at Quarterback

Juniors Dominate Carp's Football Roster Including at Quarterback

Juniors Jimmy Graves and Rayshaun Moore are seeing plenty of time at quarterback as…

Bill Beefs Up Title IX

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1349 into law this week.

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Cal Poly Players Charged in Fraternity Robbery

On Friday, prosecutors announced five now-suspended players from the Cal Poly…

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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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Father/daughter duo spend summer volunteering

Father/Daughter Pair Learn Valuable Lessons Outside Classroom

While many students took the summer break to vacation and enjoy the time off from…

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Westmont College Staffers Take The Ice Bucket Challenge

Westmont College President Gayle Beebe took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge…

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Through Tragedy The Community of Goleta Comes Together

Police continue to investigate a homicide in Goleta, following the tragedy, a group…

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7 companies that keep more than $50B offshore

Politicians are up in arms over the growing wave of U.S. corporations hooking up…

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Top employees to see big bonuses this year and next

Are you a superstar on the job, exceeding all of your company's goals? Good news:…

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Time Warner Cable comes back from nationwide Internet outage

Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's largest cable and broadband providers,…

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Police pull out of Ferguson as tensions ease

Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, Missouri. But that doesn't mean…

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'Cops' crew member killed in police shooting

A crew member working on a taping of "Cops" was inadvertently shot and killed by a…

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Convictions overturned in Amish hair attacks

An Ohio appeals court Wednesday overturned hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish men…

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Gored expert to run with bulls again

Just weeks after a Chicago writer known as a veteran, expert bull runner was badly…

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Cooler raises $10.7 million -- a Kickstarter record

It's official: The Coolest Cooler is living up to its name.

With nearly 50,000…

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'Cops' crew member killed in police shooting

A crew member working on a taping of "Cops" was inadvertently shot and killed by a…

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How Chelsea Handler said goodbye

Chelsea Handler has made a clean break from E!. Or at least we assume it was clean,…

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IRS hits Vanessa Williams with big tax lien

The IRS filed a tax lien against Vanessa Williams, saying the singer-actress owes…

Miley Cyrus' 'homeless' VMA date faces arrest

The young man Miley Cyrus chose to represent homeless youths at the MTV Video Music…

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Lawsuit challenges FIFA concussion rules

A group of current and former soccer players has filed a lawsuit against FIFA,…

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Ebola outbreak: 'Even worse than I'd feared'

"It's even worse than I'd feared," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for…

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Raw milk sickens 45 in Utah

Raw milk from Utah has sickened 45 people, according to the Utah Department of…

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Inside the Ebola 'quarantine zone'

A red rope guarded by police marks the "quarantine line" around the West Point slum…

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