Brush Fire Breaks Out On Lompoc Side of Harris Grade Road

Multiple fire teams are working to put out a brush fire on the Lompoc side of Harris Grade. Officials said the blaze broke out just after 4 p.m. Wednesday.

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Apple may unveil iWatch on September 9 -- report

Tick-tock! Clear up some space on your wrist. It might finally be iWatch time on September 9.

Influential tech new site Re/code reported Wednesday that Apple may unveil a wearable device next month at the same event where it is expected to debut the ...

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Solar system surrounded by a big gas bubble

Ever feel like you live in a bubble?

You do. We all do.

Our whole solar system appears to, say space scientists, who published work last month corroborating its existence.

And, oh, what a bubble it is: About 300 light years long (about 1,764,000,000,00...

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Time Warner Cable comes back from nationwide Internet outage

Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's largest cable and broadband providers, suffered an unusual nationwide Internet outage early Wednesday morning, sparking new complaints about the company's service.

Time Warner Cable, which serves about 14.5 milli...

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TiVo goes after cord-cutters with new device

Did you cut your cable but miss recording your favorite shows? TiVo might have the answer.

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HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.

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Instagram releases new time-lapse app

Instagram is letting iPhone users ditch the tripods and take time-lapse videos on the go with its new app, Hyperlapse.

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Sensors let seniors stay at home, safely

Mary Lou doesn't know that she's being tracked. The 77-year-old is in the middle stages of Alzheimer's and though she lives on her own, her family keeps close tabs on her.

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Don't wait! Trade in your old iPhone now

Eagerly awaiting the new iPhone? Then sell your old one now.

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Facebook to display less "click-bait"

In a move that will have repercussions for a wide array of media companies, Facebook is changing its all-important algorithms to discourage what it calls "click-baiting headlines."

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Library of Congress

UK sorry for marking 200 years since WH burned

Who knew the War of 1812 could inflame passions in the age of Twitter? The British Embassy in Washington has apologized after tweeting a photo marking the 200th anniversary of British troops burning the White House on Aug. 24, 1814, during the War of 1812.

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Apple recalls some iPhone 5 devices for battery woes

Having trouble with your iPhone 5 battery? You might be eligible for a free replacement.

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NASA: Voyager 2 previews Pluto mission

NASA's New Horizons explorer is hurtling through space on its way to the outermost reaches of the solar system for a rendezvous with the small, icy "dwarf planet" of Pluto and its five moons.

It's a staggering decade-long, 3 billion mile journey that...

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Weird sea critters invade West Coast beaches

Thousands of strange sea creatures are washing ashore on California beaches,…

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Mexico puts out the welcome mat for Big Oil

Mexico's landmark energy reform -- so long in the making -- is starting to take…

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Gulf 'dead zone' is the size of Connecticut

The Gulf of Mexico has a "dead zone" the size of the state of Connecticut.

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General Mills to demand suppliers cut greenhouse gases

The maker of Cheerios says climate change isn't just bad for humanity, it's bad for…

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WH: Major costs to delaying climate change policy

If lawmakers delay taking action now on climate change it could cost taxpayers…

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NASA unveils 'global selfie' made on Earth Day

If you thought Ellen's Oscars selfie packed in a lot of people, check out NASA's…

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Brush Fire Breaks Out On Lompoc Side of Harris Grade Road

Multiple fire teams are working to put out a brush fire on the Lompoc side of Harris…

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Surfers Take Advantage Of High Surf

After a lackluster surf year, surfers took advantage of high surf conditions.

Investigation Leads to High-Level Gang Arrests

Ventura County prosecutors announced the arrest and indictments of suspected members…

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Parents of Isla Vista Murder Victims Speak Out in Sacramento on Gun Violence Bill

Parents of the Isla Vista mass murder victims are speaking out in Sacramento as a…

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Orcutt Oil Company Wants Hikers To Stop Trespassing On Its Property

An Orcutt oil company says some hikers and bikers are ignoring its company's no…

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Students Return to School, Remember Fallen Classmate

The Foothill Elementary School family lost one of its own this summer: 10-year-old…

What's Right

Father/daughter duo spend summer volunteering

Father/Daughter Pair Learn Valuable Lessons Outside Classroom

While many students took the summer break to vacation and enjoy the time off from…

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Westmont College Staffers Take The Ice Bucket Challenge

Westmont College President Gayle Beebe took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge…

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Through Tragedy The Community of Goleta Comes Together

Police continue to investigate a homicide in Goleta, following the tragedy, a group…

Scholarships Help Kids Go To Summer Camp

A local outdoor ranch camp invites hundreds of kids to their site every year and…

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Isla Vista Elementary Recieves Grant For New School Year

A Santa Barbara County elementary school is getting a little extra financial help…

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Horse Sense and Healing Weekend

A group of veterans from across the country is coming together in Solvang to heal…

Irresistible Headlines

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Thousands of wasps found nesting on bed

A pest control officer says he responded to a call of a wasp infestation in a home…

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Brazilian man declared dead wakes up in body bag

The family of a Brazilian man who was pronounced dead by doctors was shocked to…

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Family angry after airline 'loses' elderly mother

A woman is upset after she says that Southwest Airlines failed to keep track of her…

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World's most expensive hot dog costs $169

You could buy a lot with $169 -- including the world's most expensive hot dog.

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Panda may have faked pregnancy for more food

A giant panda slated to be the star of the first-ever live broadcast of the birth of…

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Iron Chef Demonstrates How to Make Sushi Live in LA

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own sushi?  A lucky group of food…

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