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Jackson Neverland Ranch

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Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch can be yours for $100M

Neverland, the California ranch that Michael Jackson turned into his own private zoo, can now be yours for a cool $100 million - chimps not included.

New home sales

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Low inventory, high prices: House hunting horror stories

Life as a buyer in a seller's market is tough.

Weekends are spent trudging through crowded open houses, lowering your standards and scrambling to submit an offer within hours of seeing a mediocre house.

It's also emotional.

"I began to cry again, exce...

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Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

The Santa Ynez Valley property that once served as the late pop star's home and personal fantasyland is being listed at $100 million, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Man Arrested After Following Intoxicated Woman Into Home

A taxi driver was dropping off an intoxicated female at her residence on the 900 block of Peach Street in San Luis Obispo, when he witnessed a male subject follow her inside her home on the early morning of April 18. Authorities arrested 29-year-old Derek Roden of Santa Maria Wednesday morning. 

Old Town Market Thrives Among Community

The Old Town Market in Orcutt carries all the essentials needed for the home, everything from snacks, novelty items and cleaning supplies. But it's much more than just a market. Some might call it a community center of sorts.

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From Tesla

Musk: Tesla home battery orders are "off the hook"

When you hear Tesla, do you think of its cool cars? Or do you think of how to power your home?

The overwhelming response to the company's new line of energy products suggests that one day, it might just be the latter.

Tesla recently unveiled a wall-m...

Ventura bear

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Bear Finds Resting Spot in Ventura Backyard

Just after 7 a.m. Tuesday a Ventura woman noticed a big bear in her backyard.

Time Stands Still In Historic Santa Maria Neighborhood

The historic Palm Court Drive in Santa Maria is a charming, well-kept, circular neighborhood that is like a trip back in time.

CROCHETING LADIES

Goleta Women Crochet For Local Charities

Fifty women from Goleta and Santa Barbara gather weekly to crochet and knit items for local charities including Serenity House, Food from the Heart, and intensive care units. 

Santa Maria Establishes Water Hotline To Curb Drought

In a new wave of efforts to conserve water, the city of Santa Maria has established a telephone hotline for residents and business owners to voice their water-usage concerns.

Locks of Love Donation

Students Donate Hair To Locks Of Love

Students at Notre Dame School got a chance to give back and get free hair cut in the process.

Help Identify A Santa Maria Jaywalking Turtle

The Santa Maria Police Department is asking for your help to identify the owner of a jay-walking turtle.

Real Estate Headlines

Jackson Neverland Ranch

Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch can be yours for $100M

Neverland, the California ranch that Michael Jackson turned into his own private…

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Is the party over for real estate investing?

Real estate has been one of the best performing assets since President Barack Obama…

Monaco

Monaco real estate just had its hottest year ever

Rich Russians poured money into Monaco real estate last year, confirming the tiny…

For rent

It's getting more expensive to be a renter

Rent checks are getting bigger.

Rents in April were 4% higher than a year before,…

Paula Deen lists $12.5M mansion

Hey y'all! Paula Deen lists $12.5 million mansion

Paula Deen, the queen of Southern cuisine, has put her rambling Savannah mansion on…

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Secret real estate listings you won't find on the market

Just because there isn't a "For Sale" sign in a yard, doesn't mean the homeowner…

Latest Recalls

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Over 2 million more cars added to Takata recall

Over 2 million more vehicles were added to official lists of models being recalled…

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Salmonella outbreak may be caused by raw tuna

Raw tuna, mostly from sushi, may be at the heart of a recent salmonella outbreak…

Takata

Airbag recall: What you should do now

There's a good chance you might be affected by the recall to fix exploding Takata…

Car airbags gone off

How airbags (should) work

With the news about Takata's airbag recall over a defect that has been blamed for at…

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Airbag maker Takata announces largest auto recall ever

Takata is nearly doubling the size of its already massive recall for faulty airbags…

Chrysler

Government says Chrysler foot-dragging on recalls

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles isn't working fast enough to fix recalled cars, according…

Money Headlines

San Andreas, the Rock

'San Andreas' rocks Friday box office with $18.2 million

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson sent shockwaves through Friday's box office as "San…

IRS

Is the IRS too broke to protect your info?

The IRS is giving Americans' tax refunds to criminal imposters, and until recently…

TSA, airport security

Airport workers busted in NBA sneaker heist

NBA star Kevin Durant got paid big bucks for making 24 steals this season. But…

Lifestyle Headlines

Michelle, Jim Bob Duggar, 19 Kids & Counting

Duggar parents preparing to answer questions in Fox interview

The parents of the famous Duggar family will answer questions about the Josh Duggar…

Baby, family, parents, maternity leave, paternity leave

Sweden extends paid paternity leave for dads

The Swedish government is about to take another step towards equalizing parental…

High-tech clothes in the offing

Google, Levi's to make smart clothing that interacts with your devices

Google and Levi's are teaming up to make digitally connected clothing, literally,…

Local Headlines

Elks Rodeo Queen Crowned

Taylor Glines raised more than $200,000 for non-profit VTC Enterprises.

Oil tar ball cleanup moves to beaches in Ventura County

Oil Company Sends Cleanup Crews To Ventura

About 30 oil spill clean up crew members picked up tar balls in the Pierpont area of…

The 51 11 Check Is In The Mail

The $51.11 Check Is In The Mail

More than 50,000 settlement class members will receive a portion of a $4.125 million…

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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