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Santa Barbara To Be Special Olympics Host City

It was a big afternoon over at Westmont College, as Santa Barbara was named a host town for the upcoming 2015 Special Olympics.

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Immigrant Children Will Continue Staying in Temporary Housing at Port Hueneme Naval Base

Hundreds of immigrant children are currently being housed at Port Hueneme Naval Base. When the temporary immigrant shelter opened at the base it was supposed to only be here for 120 days, but this week the Defense Department decided to keep the…

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Weekend Events Happening Up and Down the Coast

Lot of fun events are going on in your neighborhoods this weekend.  First Alert Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo shares her favorite picks up and down the coast.

Man Found Dead In Mobile Home Fire Is Identified

Investigators say a mobile home fire that killed a Lompoc man was accidental.

Chumash Hosts Public Hearing on Casino-Hotel Expansion

The Chumash Casino and Hotel expansion project includes more casino floor space for restaurants, administrative offices and meeting rooms but no new slot machines.

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Surviving Heat at Festivals and Fiesta Takes Planning

Hot temperatures no matter where you live, can make life miserable, and for those going to county fairs or the Santa Barbara Old Spanish Days celebration, it could be miserable without some planning.

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Miramar Hotel Project on the Comeback with Proposed Opening in 2017

 Caruso Affiliated is planning a new concept for The Miramar Beach Resort & Bungalows in Montecito.

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Fiesta Movie Featured Judy Garland in the 1930's

A click on YouTube and you can go back in time with Old Spanish Days, to scene played out by Hollywood actors.

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Obama: US used torture after 911 attacks

President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that the United States "crossed a line" and tortured al Qaeda detainees after the 9/11 terror attacks.

The comments at a White House news conference were the President's strongest on the controversial…

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Top 10 consumer complaints

The Consumer Federation of America recently released its annual chronicle of the top 10 consumer complaints. Check out which complaints topped the list.

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Inside Gaza's secret tunnels

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel says the country's deadly ground offensive won't end until its soldiers destroy a vast network of Hamas tunnels the militants use to try to attack Jewish communities outside the Gaza Strip. Take a look…

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Santa Barbara To Be Special Olympics Host City

It was a big afternoon over at Westmont College, as Santa Barbara was named a host…

Meredith s Weekend Picks - 8 1 14

Weekend Events Happening Up and Down the Coast

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

Man Found Dead In Mobile Home Fire Is Identified

Investigators say a mobile home fire that killed a Lompoc man was accidental.

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Fiesta Day Two Celebrates Variety

Dancers made the round on the second day of Fiesta in Santa Barbara.

Chumash Hosts Public Hearing on Casino-Hotel Expansion

The Chumash Casino and Hotel expansion project includes more casino floor space for…

Fiesta Heat

Surviving Heat at Festivals and Fiesta Takes Planning

Hot temperatures no matter where you live, can make life miserable, and for those…

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Miramar Hotel Project on the Comeback with Proposed Opening in 2017

 Caruso Affiliated is planning a new concept for The Miramar Beach Resort &…

La Fiesta de Santa Barbara Film

Fiesta Movie Featured Judy Garland in the 1930's

A click on YouTube and you can go back in time with Old Spanish Days, to scene…

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Old Spanish Days Style Mass Celebrated at Santa Barbara Mission

Hundreds of people enjoyed one of the more formal traditions during Old Spanish Days…

First Fiesta Food Brings Out Big Crowds

The first Fiesta food brought large crowds to the mercados again this afternoon for…

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Weekend Events Happening Up and Down the Coast

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

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Cambria Woman Gives Birth on Highway 1

A woman in labor ran out of time and gave birth along highway 1 near Cayucos.

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Uber App Comes to San Luis Obispo

If you’re stranded, looking for a safe drive home after the bar , or just need a…

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Man Dies in Head-On Collision

A semi-tractor-tailor and another vehicle collided early this morning on State Route…

Team Joseph Completes First Triathlon

It was the 35th year for the San Luis Obispo Triathlon on Sunday, July 27 at…

Suspicious Death Investigation Underway at San Luis Obispo Residence

A suspicious death investigation is underway in San Luis Obispo. Police officers…

Mitchum Opens Congressional Campaign Headquarters

Mitchum Opens Congressional Campaign Headquarters

Congressional candidate Chris Mitchum opens his campaign headquarters in Santa…

Central Coast's Weekend Picks

Check out the activities happening up and down the coast this weekend, ranging from…

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Fire Breaks Out At The Oceano Dunes

A fire broke out at the Oceano Dunes about noon today. The fire was in the brush…

Cuyama Solar Farm Powers Ahead

Santa Barbara County is staking a claim to solar power energy on the Central Coast.

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Immigrant Children Will Continue Staying in Temporary Housing at Port Hueneme Naval Base

Hundreds of immigrant children are currently being housed at Port Hueneme Naval Base…

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Weekend Events Happening Up and Down the Coast

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

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Biologists Test Dead Whale Tissue

A dead whale floated into port at Naval Base Ventura County. The 52 foot "Fin"…

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Ventura County Fair Opens To Public; Amazing Music Lineup Scheduled

The 2014 Ventura County Fair Opened the public Wednesday with the theme, "A County…

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Retired Police Officer Sentenced for Child Molestation

A retired police officer and Oxnard resident was sentenced to 83 years to life in…

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Santa Barbara To Be Special Olympics Host City

It was a big afternoon over at Westmont College, as Santa Barbara was named a host…

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Lakey Peterson's 3rd Round at the US Open of Surfing, Westmont and Dodgers win in…

Vin Scully Coming Back For 66th Season With Dodgers

Legendary broadcaster Vin Scully announces he's coming back for his 66th season…

Santa Maria Named Special Olympics Host Town

Santa Maria officially named a "Host Town" for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games…

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NBA Superstar Cajoles Santa Barbara Women Into Running

A six foot, eleven inch NBA player proved that if he measured out his patience and…

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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…

Six Year Fight To Save Historic Beach Cabana Is Over

Santa Barbara County Historic Landmark #49, also known as the Irene and Frances…

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Santa Barbara To Be Special Olympics Host City

It was a big afternoon over at Westmont College, as Santa Barbara was named a host…

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Old Spanish Days Style Mass Celebrated at Santa Barbara Mission

Hundreds of people enjoyed one of the more formal traditions during Old Spanish Days…

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Eight year old Carina Castaneda of Lompoc, who lives with leukemia, was surprised by…

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Ebola outbreak: What you need to know

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News overload pushes stories to wayside

With the Israel-Gaza crisis, an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and an…

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Cease-fire fails in 90 minutes

The latest attempt at a cease-fire in Gaza disintegrated Friday before it ever…

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Obama: US used torture after 911 attacks

President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that the United States "crossed a line"…

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Oops! Russian soldier Instagrams himself in Ukraine

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Mystery of 'Ground Zero ship' revealed

We now know where an old sailing ship unearthed during the excavation of the former…

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Truck crash spills butter, whipped cream across interstate

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Avril Lavigne's husband, Chad Kroeger, has set a high bar for an anniversary gift.

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Learn to speak 'Game of Thrones'

"Hello," "Goodbye," "I will let you live."

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Summer bummer: Hollywood suffers big slump

It's been a rough summer for Hollywood.

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Duff on separation from husband: 'Difficult'

Hilary Duff says her new album is "very positive" but admits that it started out "a…

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Ebola outbreak: What you need to know

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Ebola patients coming to US triggers fears

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Doctors remove 21 pounds of excess skin

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