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A boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsizes in Mediterranean

A rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean after a boat carrying possibly hundreds of immigrants from Libya capsized overnight, the Armed Forces of Malta said Sunday.

SLO Police Looking for Male Involved in Two Residential Burglaries

Police are on the lookout for a suspect they say broke into two homes in San Luis Obispo.

Cal Poly Lifts Social Probation for Fraternities and Sororities

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo's Greek System is no longer on social probation.

Building Evacuated After Mysterious White Substance Found

The Santa Maria Department of Social Services was shut down Friday after a mysterious white substance was found in a letter sent to the facility.

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Santa Barbara Boat Owners Told to Stay 500 Yards From Cruise Ships

The Santa Barbara Harbor Commission and waterfront officials are trying to find a peaceful solution to a dispute in local waters because of new rules around cruise ships.

AUTO CLUB TURNS 100

Santa Barbara Automobile Club Turns 100

In 1915, as Southern California was expanding with the beginning of a vast roadway system, the Auto Club was organized and an office in Santa Barbara had just opened.

UPDATE: Cops Say Yanaga Commits Another Attempted Murder

Within 5 days of getting out of jail on murder charges, 52-year-old Thomas Yanaga was arrested again with two accomplices for allegedly committing another attempted murder in Kings County.

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Katcho Achadjian Launches His Campaign for Congress

35th District Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian is joining a crowded field of candidates for the Congressional seat now opened up with the recent announcement by Rep. Lois Capps that she is not seeking another term.

Dos Pueblos High School Student Arrested

Dos Pueblos High School Student Arrested, Suspected of Emailing Threats

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 15-year-old student at Dos Pueblos High School after a series of threatening emails were sent to a teacher and an administrator.

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The American Revolutionary War breaks out, the Soviet Union launches the first space station, the Waco siege ends in a deadly blaze, and homegrown terrorists strike Oklahoma City, all on this day.

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Santa Barbara County

Santa Maria Hosts Regional Special Olympics Competition

Athletes gathered to Pioneer Valley High School for the Northern Santa Barbara…

Building Evacuated After Mysterious White Substance Found

The Santa Maria Department of Social Services was shut down Friday after a…

WET WEDNESDAY CONFRONTATION

Santa Barbara Boat Owners Told to Stay 500 Yards From Cruise Ships

The Santa Barbara Harbor Commission and waterfront officials are trying to find a…

AUTO CLUB TURNS 100

Santa Barbara Automobile Club Turns 100

In 1915, as Southern California was expanding with the beginning of a vast roadway…

Katcho Achadjian Launches His Campaign for Congress

35th District Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian is joining a crowded field of candidates…

Dos Pueblos High School Student Arrested

Dos Pueblos High School Student Arrested, Suspected of Emailing Threats

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 15-year-old student at Dos…

Lompoc Valley Medical Center Highlights National Healthcare Volunteer Week

This week Lompoc Valley Medical Center volunteers were honored for National…

Suspicious Package Prompts Evacuation, Hazmat Called to Santa Maria Building

An envelope containing a white substance prompted an evacuation order at the…

Students In Guadalupe Learn Street Art

As part of an ongoing cultural arts program, students this week at Mary Buren…

Santa Barbara Int'l Film Festival Makes Top 10 List

USA Today's 10 Best Film Festivals List came out, and though the Santa Barbara…

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San Luis Obispo County

SLO Police Looking for Male Involved in Two Residential Burglaries

Police are on the lookout for a suspect they say broke into two homes in San Luis…

Cal Poly Lifts Social Probation for Fraternities and Sororities

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo's Greek System is no longer on social probation.

UPDATE: Cops Say Yanaga Commits Another Attempted Murder

Within 5 days of getting out of jail on murder charges, 52-year-old Thomas Yanaga…

Arroyo Grande Teaches Pool Safety in Time for Summer

It’s the leading cause of death among children five and younger, but one central…

UPDATE: Third Victim Identified in Child Molestation Case Against Arroyo Grande 'Citizen of Year'

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office said it has identified a third victim in…

Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero Says Goodbye to Longtime Resident

Zoo officials said the 14 foot snake was humanely euthanized earlier this week.

Man Arrested After Passing Out In Car

Grover Beach Police Deputies arrested Jeremy James Blacker, a 27-year-old transient,…

Arroyo Grande Steps Up Water Conservation

Local cities are stepping up their campaigning, and people in the 5-cities are…

Man Charged in Atascadero Murder Arrested Again

A man with a criminal history was arrested again for a similar charge in another…

Haggen Supermarket Comes to Arroyo Grande

Arroyo Grande residents said goodbye Albertsons and hello Haggen over the weekend.

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Ventura County

Camarillo Airport Receives Over $300,000 For Improvements

The Federal Aviation Administration announced that the Camarillo Airport will…

Suspects Arrested in Camarillo After Brief Police Search

Ventura County Sheriff's deputies with the Camarillo patrol division, arrested…

UPDATE: Man Vandalizes Police Department. Some Photos of Damage Released

Ojai police say a man charged with a series of minor traffic violations early…

Woman Injured in Ventura Rollover Accident

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a rollover accident in Ventura that…

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Moving Day Draws Near For Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital's Subacute Services Unit

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital is closing its Subacute Services Unit, which…

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Gauchos Score 5 8th Inning Runs to Stun Cal Poly

Comeback Kids: UCSB Plates 5 Runs in 8th to Beat Mustangs

The ninth-ranked Gauchos edged Cal Poly 8-7

Dons Sweep Royals in Baseball

Moropoulos is Hero for Dons in Dramatic Win Against Royals

Trevor Moropolous' two-run double in the bottom of the eighth wins it for Santa…

Royals Girls Varsity Track Field Win Channel League

Champs! Royals Girls Track & Field Capture League Title

Jennifer Nnoli has big day in Royals Channel League Clinching Victory

Dons Outlast Royals in Five Sets

Dons Win 5-Set Thriller Over Royals in Boys Volleyball

Santa Barbara outlasted Royals in a back-and-forth match.

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Tipline Investigation Craigslist Rental Scam

Tipline Investigation: Craigslist Scam Targets Desperate Renters

In this Tipline investigation we expose a rental scam that will have you doing a…

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Tipline Investigation: Charities Struggle with Run or Dye Broken Promises

Trouble is brewing for the company that puts on the popular Run or Dye events. …

Santa Barbara City Council Agrees to ZIR Changes

The Santa Barbara City Council is moving ahead with changes to its Zoning…

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Oxnard Police Partner With Local Non-Profit to Help Mixteco Community

The Oxnard Police Department announced a partnership with the Mixteco/Indigena…

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Protect Yourself From Identity Theft By Shredding Old Documents

It is almost time for Community Shred Day. NewsChannel 3 is teaming up with Union…

Ojai Family Loses Home in Fire

Ojai Community Comes Together To Help Family that Lost Everything in Fire

An Ojai family is trying to figure out what to do next after losing everything they…

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Wildfire only 15 percent contained

Wildfire burns near homes in California

A wildfire near Corona, California, is threatening at least 300 homes as 335…

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A boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsizes in Mediterranean

A rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean after a boat carrying possibly…

Australian prime minister cheered while quenching thirst

Australian PM downs beer in 7 seconds

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been caught on camera guzzling a glass of…

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China wants eyes on cars not babes

When China's biggest auto show opens in Shanghai this week, the only models on…

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Australian prime minister cheered while quenching thirst

Australian PM downs beer in 7 seconds

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been caught on camera guzzling a glass of…

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Cops: Boston 'tree ninja' caught

Police in Boston believe they have apprehended a man who has been chopping down…

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Gorilla cracks window, sends family running

A family trip to a Nebraska zoo turned terrifying for one family after the gorilla…

Veterinarian says she killed feral cat with arrow

FB post appears to show veterinarian holding dead cat by arrow

Hey, look what I did. That small boast on social media can trigger a whirlwind that…

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Jonathan Crombie succumbs to brain hemorrhage

'Anne of Green Gables' actor dies

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie, who co-starred in the "Anne of Green Gables" TV…

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'Gone With The Wind' dress sold for $137,000

A dress worn by Vivien Leigh as she played Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With The Wind"…

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Another good-looking star joins 'Zoolander 2'

Looks like another really, really, ridiculously good-looking person is joining the…

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Iconic Univision 'Sabado Gigante' program is ending

The longest-running variety show in television history -- Sabado Gigante -- will end…

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Hospitalizations linked to synthetic weed

New York state authorities have issued a health alert following a dramatic spike in…

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Officials: California measles outbreak over

A measles outbreak that affected more than 130 Californians since December is over,…

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E-cig use triples among teens

Use of e-cigarettes among high school-aged children has tripled in the last year…

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Vaccinations May Be Required For Day Care Workers

Vaccinations may soon be required for day care center providers and their workers in…

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