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"Bed Taxes" May Increase In SB County

Santa Barbara County supervisors voted four-to-one today to move forward with taxing hotel visitors an extra 2%.

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Extensive Investigation into Triple Fatal Accident

An extensive investigation is underway to determine the cause of death in a triple fatal rollover accident Monday morning in Santa Barbara.

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Contagious Diseases Making a Comeback in California

Deadly diseases that were a thing of the past are making a comeback in California.

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SB Unified School District Votes On Layoff Notices

Some employees of the Santa Barbara Unified School District might get layoff notices.

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UCSB Group Boycotts Business For Promoting Deltopia

A UCSB student group is boycotting a local business for creating the Deltopia Facebook page, which they said brought in thousands of outsiders to the small college town.

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San Luis Obispo County Approves Stonegarden Federal Grant

San Luis Obispo (SLO) County Board of Supervisors approved  a request from SLO Sheriff Ian Parkinson to accept a Stonegarden Federal Grant in the amount of $493,013 for coastline monitoring/detection and response equipment related to interdiction of…

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Draft Winery Ordinance Has Local Non-Profits Worried

Some non-profit organizations in Santa Barbara County may face financial trouble if a county Draft Winery Ordinance is adopted. That ordinance would, among other things, limit the number of events allowed at wineries each year, forcing non-profits…

Earth Day: Santa Barbara Plastic Bag Ban Approaching

Earth Day: Santa Barbara Plastic Bag Ban Approaching

On Earth Day the impending end of the plastic bag in Santa Barbara is a good reminder for everyone to be ready. 

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No air pockets found on 2 floors of ferry

Divers have found no air pockets on the third and fourth floors of the sunken ferry Sewol, South Korean authorities said Wednesday.

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America's healthiest small towns

Americans living in smaller towns are generally healthier than their big-city compatriots, according to a new survey.

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On this day: April 23

Shakespeare dies, the first public school in the U.S. opens, Wrigley Field opens, The Rolling Stones release "Sticky Fingers," Coca-Cola releases New Coke, and the first YouTube video is uploaded, all on this day.

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Santa Barbara Votes on Gang Injunction

Santa Barbara City Council Votes on Gang Injunction

Gang Injunction opponents outnumbered supporters at a public hearing before the…

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"Bed Taxes" May Increase In SB County

Santa Barbara County supervisors voted four-to-one today to move forward with taxing…

Santa Barbara Fatal Accident Folo

Extensive Investigation into Triple Fatal Accident

An extensive investigation is underway to determine the cause of death in a triple…

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Contagious Diseases Making a Comeback in California

Deadly diseases that were a thing of the past are making a comeback in California.

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SB Unified School District Votes On Layoff Notices

Some employees of the Santa Barbara Unified School District might get layoff notices.

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UCSB Group Boycotts Business For Promoting Deltopia

A UCSB student group is boycotting a local business for creating the Deltopia…

Winery Ordinance

Draft Winery Ordinance Has Local Non-Profits Worried

Some non-profit organizations in Santa Barbara County may face financial trouble if…

Earth Day: Santa Barbara Plastic Bag Ban Approaching

Earth Day: Santa Barbara Plastic Bag Ban Approaching

On Earth Day the impending end of the plastic bag in Santa Barbara is a good…

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San Luis Obispo County

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Contagious Diseases Making a Comeback in California

Deadly diseases that were a thing of the past are making a comeback in California.

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San Luis Obispo County Approves Stonegarden Federal Grant

San Luis Obispo (SLO) County Board of Supervisors approved  a request from SLO…

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Same Suspect in Pismo, Atascadero, and Arroyo Grande Bank Robberies

Arroyo Grande and Pismo Beach police departments say they will charge Santa Maria…

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Big Drop in Smuggling Boats Making it to Shore in 2014

There's been a significant drop in smuggling boats bringing illegal immigrants and…

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Local Attorney Runs in Boston Marathon

A local attorney was among the tens of thousands of people who ran in this year's…

An Easter Redemption

It was a special Easter Sunday for a central coast man who said he’s come a long way…

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Horseback Riding for Therapy

Jack’s Helping Hand, a San Luis Obispo non-profit group, known for helping children…

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Water Allotments Increase for California Farmers

California farmers and cities are set to get more water, as state and federal…

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Santa Barbara Votes on Gang Injunction

Santa Barbara City Council Votes on Gang Injunction

Gang Injunction opponents outnumbered supporters at a public hearing before the…

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Contagious Diseases Making a Comeback in California

Deadly diseases that were a thing of the past are making a comeback in California.

San Miguel Island Closed To Public

San Miguel Island Closed To Public

San Miguel Island just off our coast, is off-limits right now. The navy is concerned…

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Big Drop in Smuggling Boats Making it to Shore in 2014

There's been a significant drop in smuggling boats bringing illegal immigrants and…

Congresswoman Brownley Visits Woman Owned Companies

U.S. Rep. Brownley Visits Woman Owned Companies

Even though it is 2014, gender inequality is a big issue in the workplace.  The…

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Cal Poly Baseball Earns No. 1 National Ranking

The Mustangs achieved the school's second No. 1 national ranking in Division I as…

Cal Poly Beats Fullerton 4-3

No. 3 Cal Poly Wins After 13 Innings Over Cal State Fullerton 4-3

Junior right fielder Nick Torres doubled to the gap in left-center field, scoring…

Cal Poly Beats Fullerton 8-0

Mustangs Shutout Titans 8-0

No. 3 Cal Poly shutout Cal State Fullerton 8-0 Thursday night inside Baggett Stadium.

Westmont College Wins Back-To-Back Polo Titles

Westmont College Wins Back-To-Back Polo Titles

The national champion Westmont College men's polo team is being honored Thursday for…

Gauchos beat Cal State Fullerton 2-1

No. 14 UCSB Takes The Series Over No.15 Cal State Fullerton 2-1

No. 14 UC Santa Barbara defeated No. 15 Cal State Fullerton 2-1 in Sunday…

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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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Tipline Warning: Bill Collectors Accused of Using Illegal Threats

An out of state bill collector may be going to far to get people to pay a past debt…

Tipline Investigation: Botched City Inspections Cause Homeowner Nightmare

Our special Tipline Investigation exposes a flawed Santa Barbara city policy that's…

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What's Right

TODAY: Avoid Identity Theft By Shredding Old Documents

Union Bank is partnering with NewsChannel 3 to sponsor a free shred day in Solvang…

Lost Wedding Ring Found After Two Years

An Ojai couple was reunited with a wedding ring that was lost at Ellwood Beach two…

Cota Sycamore Tree Dedicated To California Television Host

A ceremony honoring the legacy of popular television host Huell Howser was held…

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Mount Everest climbers' grieve for Sherpas

To set foot on Mount Everest is to risk death. Mountaineering tourists and their…

South Korea ferry search

No air pockets found on 2 floors of ferry

Divers have found no air pockets on the third and fourth floors of the sunken ferry…

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Ukraine: Pro-Russian militants to be targeted

Pro-Russian militants in four key cities will be targeted as authorities seek to…

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MH370 search: 'Object of interest' found

Australian officials say an "object of interest" in the search for the missing…

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NYPD Twitter campaign backfires in a big way

It's hard to imagine how the campaign could have gone more wrong from the…

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Ice cream truck turf war breaks out

There's a turf war going on in a Missouri neighborhood over ice cream. Authorities…

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KKK forms neighborhood watch in Pennsylvania

A Ku Klux Klan chapter in Pennsylvania is forming a neighborhood watch group in…

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Couple gets married in front of burned home

A couple from Ledyard, Conn., got married Saturday afternoon in front of their home,…

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Entertainment Headlines

Leonardo DiCaprio, 2014 Golden Globes

Can you see Leo DiCaprio as Steve Jobs?

We hope Leonardo DiCaprio's an Apple fan. The actor is reportedly a favorite pick…

Colbert visits Late Show

Colbert visits Letterman on 'Late Show'

CBS began to introduce the next host of the "Late Show," Stephen Colbert, by having…

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Tarantino loses round 1 of lawsuit against Gawker

A lawsuit filed by Academy Award winning screenwriter and celebrated director…

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Netflix signs deal with Mitch Hurwitz

Whether or not Netflix orders more episodes of "Arrested Development," the…

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Health Headlines

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New migraine treatments show promise

There are few treatments available for the millions of people who suffer from…

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Death toll from Ebola outbreak goes up to 142

A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and…

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Contagious Diseases Making a Comeback in California

Deadly diseases that were a thing of the past are making a comeback in California.

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Indian surgeons find 12 gold bars in man's stomach

When a team of Indian surgeons opened up the stomach of a patient complaining of…

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