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State Dept. removes Cuba from 'terrorism' list

The United States officially removed Cuba from its list of countries that sponsor terrorism on Friday, setting the two nations up for a full renewal of diplomatic ties.

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Mini Rodeo Kicks Off Santa Maria Elks Rodeo Event

Kids came by the thousands on Thursday morning to the Santa Maria Elks Unocal Event Center. While their fellow classmates were in school, for a select group of local students, they spent a couple of hours enjoying pure rodeo action.

Dancing With Our Community Stars Kicks Off

Contestants Revealed to Dance at Oxnard Salsa Festival

It's official:  the 2015 Dancing With Our Community Stars has kicked off for the Oxnard Salsa Festival!

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Oxnard Salsa Festival kicks of with Tito Puente Jr. concert in Plaza Park

Oxnard's version of a fiesta is getting underway in Plaza Park.

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05-29-15 Weekend Picks

Check out the fun events happening up and down the coast this weekend.

Elks Rodeo Kicks Off With Tradition

Minetti Mini Rodeo brings thousands of kids to Elks Unocal Event Center.

Pipe removed as more tar makes its way to other beaches

Oil Company Mum On Spill's Possible Cause

The portion of pipeline at the center of the second-largest spill in Santa Barbara County history was recovered and cut into two Thursday.

Special Olympics Athletes, Volunteers Celebrated In Santa Barbara

Thursday afternoon, Special Olympics Santa Barbara hosted the 7th Annual Inspire Greatness Luncheon at the Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens.

OPEN BEACHES

Nearly All Santa Barbara Beaches are Open Despite Ongoing Spill Cleanup

Work crews and volunteers on beaches east of the main Refugio oil spill site have, at times, prevented the public and press from going on the sand.  Local leaders with the Santa Barbara County Park Department and the City of Goleta say no beaches…

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Looking back: U.S.-Cuba relations

The United States officially removed Cuba from its list of countries that sponsor terrorism on Friday . Get up to speed on the last five decades of American foreign policy toward Cuba.

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Santa Barbara County

Mini Rodeo Kicks Off Santa Maria Elks Rodeo Event

Kids came by the thousands on Thursday morning to the Santa Maria Elks Unocal Event…

Dancing With Our Community Stars Kicks Off

Contestants Revealed to Dance at Oxnard Salsa Festival

It's official:  the 2015 Dancing With Our Community Stars has kicked off for the…

Weekend Picks 5-29-15

05-29-15 Weekend Picks

Check out the fun events happening up and down the coast this weekend.

Elks Rodeo Kicks Off With Tradition

Minetti Mini Rodeo brings thousands of kids to Elks Unocal Event Center.

Pipe removed as more tar makes its way to other beaches

Oil Company Mum On Spill's Possible Cause

The portion of pipeline at the center of the second-largest spill in Santa Barbara…

Special Olympics Athletes, Volunteers Celebrated In Santa Barbara

Thursday afternoon, Special Olympics Santa Barbara hosted the 7th Annual Inspire…

OPEN BEACHES

Nearly All Santa Barbara Beaches are Open Despite Ongoing Spill Cleanup

Work crews and volunteers on beaches east of the main Refugio oil spill site have,…

Refugio Fly Over

Santa Barbara Aviation Flys Over Refugio Oil Spill

Santa Barbara Aviation gives NewsChannel 3 the best view of the Refugio oil spill…

Sheriff's Search and Rescue Seeks New Members

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team is looking for new members…

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San Luis Obispo County

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Armed Suspect Arrested After Robbing an Atascadero 99 Cent Store

Atascadero police have arrested an armed suspect who they say robbed a 99 Cent Store…

Atascadero Biker Rescues Man from Rip Current

Boyd Tarwater says he was in the right place at the right time.

Burglary Suspects Break Into SLO Bank Storage Room

San Luis Obispo police are looking for two suspects who they say broke into a…

Armed Robbery Rattles Clerk at Paso Robles Business

A clerk's nerves were rattled after a man with a gun entered Chico's Cafe at 834…

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Weekend Picks 5-23-15

Here's some of events happening up and down the coast in your neighborhoods.

SLO City Parts Ways with Police Chief

An agreement has been reached with San Luis Obispo Police Chief Steve Gesell on his…

Atascadero Schools Placed On Lockdown After Possible Gunshot Heard

Two Atascadero schools were placed on lockdown Thursday morning following reports of…

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Poly House 2015 to Benefit an Atascadero Family

An annual spring project for Cal Poly graduate students brings hope and comfort for…

Diablo Canyon Desal Water Now Available to Cal Fire

An agreement approved today by San Luis Obispo County Supervisors gives Cal Fire…

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Dancing With Our Community Stars Kicks Off

Contestants Revealed to Dance at Oxnard Salsa Festival

It's official:  the 2015 Dancing With Our Community Stars has kicked off for the…

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Oxnard Salsa Festival kicks of with Tito Puente Jr. concert in Plaza Park

Oxnard's version of a fiesta is getting underway in Plaza Park.

Weekend Picks 5-29-15

05-29-15 Weekend Picks

Check out the fun events happening up and down the coast this weekend.

Wife Uses Job To Conceal Husband's Sex Offender Status

An Oxnard couple operated under a hidden agenda for almost six months.

Araceli Martin…

Rescuers Safely Capture Sea Lion Stabbed in Oxnard

Rescuers Safely Capture Sea Lion Stabbed in Oxnard

After hours of searching a sea lion attacked with knife in Oxnard has been rescued…

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Gauchos Have 3rd Best ERA in Nation

Armed & Dangerous! Gauchos Pitching ERA is 3rd Best in Nation

UCSB has an earned run average of 2.39 as they head into Friday's NCAA Regional…

Special Olympics Athletes, Volunteers Celebrated In Santa Barbara

Thursday afternoon, Special Olympics Santa Barbara hosted the 7th Annual Inspire…

DP Softball Headed to CIF Semifinals

Back Again! DP Softball Advances to 3rd Straight CIF Semifinals

Dos Pueblos won on the road 2-1 at Aquinas High School in San Bernardino in a CIF…

Gauchos Offense is a Question Mark Heading into Regional

In Order for UCSB Baseball to Advance, Gauchos Offense Needs to Execute at High Level

UCSB may look to hit and run and steal more during this weekend's NCAA Regional…

Cori Close to Enter SB Court of Champions

Cori Close to be Honored Sunday at SB Court of Champions Banquet

The current UCLA head women's basketball coach credits her Santa Barbara days for…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Los Alamos Restaurant Settles Complaint Over ADA Dispute

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or the ADA, has been the law since 1990. But,…

Grand Jury Report Backs Up NewsChannel 3 Investigations

A Grand Jury launched its investigation after we aired a series of reports exposing…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord with Customers

A Santa Barbara guitar company and its owner are striking the wrong chord with…

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What's Right

Dancing With Our Community Stars Kicks Off

Contestants Revealed to Dance at Oxnard Salsa Festival

It's official:  the 2015 Dancing With Our Community Stars has kicked off for the…

FLOWER EMPOWER LUNCHEON

Summerland Hosts Annual Flower Empower Luncheon

NewsChannel 3's own Shirin Rajaee and Alan Rose were invited to M.C. the 5th annual…

Red Cross Heroes Breakfast

Red Cross Breakfast Honors Local Heroes

The American Red Cross of Santa Barbara County hosted its first-ever Heroes…

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Health Headlines

Richard Norris, face transplant patient

Woman meets man with her brother's face

When Richard Norris from Virginia received a face transplant three years ago, it…

Refugio Fly Over

Santa Barbara Aviation Flys Over Refugio Oil Spill

Santa Barbara Aviation gives NewsChannel 3 the best view of the Refugio oil spill…

Anthrax microscope

Live anthrax sent by military

Four lab workers in the United States and up to 22 overseas have been put in…

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Fast-food chains taking healthy turns

A number of major fast-food chains and companies have recently announced healthier…

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Environment Headlines

Pipe removed as more tar makes its way to other beaches

Oil Company Mum On Spill's Possible Cause

The portion of pipeline at the center of the second-largest spill in Santa Barbara…

Refugio Fly Over

Santa Barbara Aviation Flys Over Refugio Oil Spill

Santa Barbara Aviation gives NewsChannel 3 the best view of the Refugio oil spill…

Santa Barbara Zoo Helps with Animals from Oil Spill

Experts at the Santa Barbara Zoo are assisting in the care of animals affected by…

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