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Travelers on the Move Early for the Holidays

Low gas prices, and more confidence in flying have combined to encourage travelers to hit the road earlier for the holidays.

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Crash test fail for minivans

The minivan's reputation as a safe ride may take a dent from the latest series of rigorous crash tests.

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General Motors hit with $3 billion lawsuit over recalls

General Motors has been slugged with a $3 billion lawsuit by the state of Arizona in response to a record number of vehicle recalls linked to safety defects.

A detailed court filing alleges the automaker intentionally misled consumers and that some o...

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New Mazda SUV goes small

Mazda will soon have an all-new, and very practical car for SUV shoppers.

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Feds call for nationwide Takata airbag recall

The U.S. government is asking for a nationwide recall of vehicles equipped with exploding airbags made by Takata.

It would be an expansion of a current recall which covers eight million vehicles made by 10 different automakers. Until now the recall ha...

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Elon Musk: Model X doesn't have a door problem

One of Tesla's biggest fans on Wall Street is worried about the fancy doors on the electric car maker's new Model X. But outspoken CEO Elon Musk says the company is sticking to its Falcon door design.

Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas cut his outlook...

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Ford's new Shelby Mustang GT350 unveiled

Ford Motor Company revealed an all-new high-performance Mustang Monday -- the Shelby GT350.

The new GT350 -- powered by a 5.2-liter V8 engine producing over 500 horsepower -- is less powerful than the Shelby GT500, a car that went out of production ea...

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GM recall victims get another month to seek money

Potential victims of the massive General Motors recall over faulty ignition switches will have an extra month to file claims seeking compensation.

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The race is on for flying car start-ups

Not since the Wright brothers flew the first powered aircraft near Kitty Hawk in 1903 has the competition been so intense.

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Mary Barra pulls out of ceremony after protests

After protests, the embattled CEO of General Motors has withdrawn from an event celebrating her accomplishments.

Exploding airbag, smart car accident

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Exploding airbag maker faces criminal probe

Airbag maker Takata, which is already under investigation by federal safety regulators, is now the subject of a federal criminal probe as well.

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Volkswagen Golf named Car of the Year

You may not think of it as the most exciting car in the world, but the newly redesigned Volkswagen Golf compact car has been named Motor Trend magazine's Car of the Year.

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All eyes on oil: What will OPEC do this week?

While Americans are chomping down on turkey and pie this week, everyone involved in…

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Gas at $3 a gallon can't last

Brace yourself! Gas prices below $3 a gallon can't last. That's the warning from the…

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Cheap gas reignites America's love affair with gas guzzlers

Cheap gas prices have reignited America's love affair with gas-guzzling cars and…

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$3 gas is here and expected to stay for a while

Three-dollar per gallon gas has arrived.

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Kia Soul now plugs in

On the outside, it looks much like the conventional Kia Soul. However, this version…

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Nevada driver charged $975 for gas

Imagine you put $10 worth of gas in your car using your debit card and got billed…

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Local rescue mission needs more turkeys for the holidays

Local rescue mission needs more turkey donations for holiday season

The Santa Barbara Rescue Mission is gearing up to serve hundreds of people in need…

Police on High Alert for Drunk Drivers

DUI arrests are happening and will continue to happen throughout Central Coast

Goleta residents react to stabbing in their neighborhood

Stabbing Suspect Sought in Old Town Goleta

Santa Barbara County sheriff's deputies are looking for a suspect responsible for a…

Watch Friday Football Focus - Week Thirteen

Time for High School Football, and Friday Football Focus has you covered!

NCSD Board OK's Supplemental Water Rate Hike

The Board of Directors for the Nipomo Community Services District has approved a new…

Friday Classes End Early at Righetti High School

Classes Cancelled Early at Righetti High School

Righetti High School students are having an early Thanksgiving break after rumors…

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Run or Dye Event Cancelled Under Cloud of Suspicion

The Run or Dye event scheduled for Ventura this Saturday, November 8, will not…

Tipline Battle of Solar Power

Tipline Exclusive: SoCal Edison Accused Of Delaying Solar Applications

A nasty feud is brewing between many solar companies and Southern California Edison.

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Father of Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada Speaks Out

"Margay touched so many lives, and was so outgoing and gregarious", says Jeff…

Plea for Help from Family of Murdered Santa Maria Man

As Javier Limon Jr. stares at a collection of photographs of his late father Javier…

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…

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Habitat For Humanity Dedicates New Housing Site

Habitat For Humanity Dedicates New Housing Site

Habitat for Humanity held a dedication ceremony for the newest affordable homes…

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Ventura 11-Year-Old Now Nation's Youngest Eagle Scout

An 11-year old Ventura boy became the youngest-ever Eagle Scout in a ceremony over…

Four Churches Donate Over 600 Turkeys and Chickens for Thanksgiving

Four Montecito churches combined their efforts over the weekend to help those in…

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Luncheon & Fashion Show Benefits Santa Barbara County Families

It was all about food and fashion Saturday to help raise money to support families…

Cuesta College Received $20 Thousand Grant

Cuesta College Receives $20,000 Grant

Cuesta College students will benefit from a $20,000 grant recently awarded by…

Bridal Show & Gown Sale to Benefit Cancer Patients

There's a spectacular showcase of bridal gowns and accessories this weekend on sale…

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