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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.

Fiesta Heat

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.

Body Found In Aftermath of Lompoc Mobile Home Fire

A body has been found in a mobile home in Lompoc following an early-morning fire that is being investigated by an arson team.

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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 at our historic mission Thursday.

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Biologists Test Dead Whale Tissue

A dead whale floated into port at Naval Base Ventura County. The 52 foot "Fin" whale was discovered Tuesday night.

First Fiesta Food Brings Out Big Crowds

The first Fiesta food brought large crowds to the mercados again this afternoon for the beginning of what might be a four day feast for some of them.

Israeli airstrikes, Rafah, Gaza Strip

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Gaza cease-fire unravels

[Breaking news update 9:20 a.m.]

An Israeli soldier was "abducted" by Palestinian militants Friday during an attack in Gaza in which two other Israeli soldiers died, Israeli military Lt. Col. Peter Lerner told CNN's Wolf Blitzer. Friday morning's…

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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…

Train station at Neverland Ranch

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Go inside Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch

Go inside Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch, which could now be put up for sale five years after his death.

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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…

miramar_hotel_proposal_rendering

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…

Body Found In Aftermath of Lompoc Mobile Home Fire

A body has been found in a mobile home in Lompoc following an early-morning fire…

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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…

Mercado Opens

Fiesta Mercado Opening Brings Out Dignitaries and Dancing

A red ribbon snapped in two Wednesday morning when Santa Barbara Mayor Helene…

Fiesta Pequena Puts Spotlight on Young Dancers

Fiesta Pequena Puts Spotlight on Young Dancers

Colored spotlights gave the Old Mission a glow as young dancers performed historic…

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San Luis Obispo County

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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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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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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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Biologists Test Dead Whale Tissue

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

Ventura County Fair Opens To Public

Ventura County Fair Opens To Public; Amazing Music Lineup Scheduled

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

Police officer sentenced

Retired Police Officer Sentenced for Child Molestation

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

Witnesses Help Ventura Police Make Arrest Following Stabbing

Ventura Police arrest a stabbing suspect Monday night thanks to help from witnesses.

Unattended Urn Returned To Family

Unattended Urn Found at Fillmore Gas Station Returned to Family

An urn containing the ashes of a Santa Barbara woman is being returned to her family…

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Local Sports News

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Sportscast July 30 2014

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…

Team Joseph Completes First Triathlon

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

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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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Old Spanish Days Style Mass Celebrated at Santa Barbara Mission

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

Lompoc Girl Surprised With Make-A-Wish Trip

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

Local family raises money and awareness for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Father/Daughter Team Raising Money and Awareness for Leukemia Research

One year ago, a Goleta woman was faced with any mother's worst nightmare: having a…

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Cantor leaving Congress later this month

Eric Cantor will be leaving Congress earlier than expected -- the former House…

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Plane flies to evacuate Americans with Ebola

When a plane took off from Georgia to meet two American missionaries fighting to…

Job fair

Unemployment rate rises to 6.2%

The jobs recovery marches on, albeit at a slightly slower pace.

The U.S. economy…

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MH17: 60 experts arrive at Ukraine crash site

The largest group yet of international monitors and experts on Friday reached the…

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Woman gives birth in a field on her lunch break

After hiding her pregnancy from family and colleagues, a woman gave birth on her…

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Police: Man put needles in packaged meat ‘for the hell of it’

A 68-year-old man riding a motorized scooter and using a portable oxygen tank is…

Butter spills on Indianapolis highway

Truck crash spills butter, whipped cream across interstate

A semitrailer hauling boxes of dairy products spilled on Interstate 465 on the south…

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Why a giant toad set off Chinese censors

How do social media posts about a giant inflatable toad relate to criticism of a…

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Entertainment Headlines

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'Get On Up': Chadwick Boseman brings the funk

Chadwick Boseman has every reason to feel good as "Get On Up" opens in theaters.

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'Guardians of the Galaxy's' star on the rise

Hollywood's A-list is a very tough club to crack, and membership is limited to…

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'Sharknado 2' runaway ratings hit

The Syfy channel's first "Sharknado" movie last July generated buzz through social…

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Michael Rooker has blast turning blue for Yondu in 'Galaxy'

Acclaimed actor Michael Rooker talks about playing the bad and good in his new film…

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Health Headlines

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Plane flies to evacuate Americans with Ebola

When a plane took off from Georgia to meet two American missionaries fighting to…

Excess skin removed after weight loss

Doctors remove 21 pounds of excess skin

I am a CNN Fit Nation alumna. I completed the Nautica Malibu Triathlon in 2013 with…

Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola outbreak, Guinea

Americans infected with Ebola to be evacuated

The fear began just after news broke Thursday that a long-range business jet with an…

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Ebola vaccine tests planned soon, NIH says

The National Institutes of Health will begin testing an experimental Ebola vaccine…

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