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Study: More Americans renovating their homes

Projections indicate that an increasing number of Americans are renovating or will renovate their homes in 2016, according to Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies.

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'Love It or List It' homeowners file suit

A North Carolina couple who agreed to let the HGTV reality show "Love It or List It" do renovations on their house did not love them.

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Massive LA home can be yours for $150 million

A gigantic 38,000 square foot home has hit the market on one of the most expensive streets in the U.S.

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Rupert Murdoch's $29 million New York townhouse for sale

Media mogul and newlywed Rupert Murdoch is parting ways with his mansion in Manhattan.

Dahmer house for sale

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Serial killer's home open to rent during RNC

An Ohio home available for rent during the Republican National Convention touts an unusual association: It's the childhood home of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

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San Francisco man lives in wooden box

A San Francisco man is combating that city's exorbitant rental costs by living in a small wooden crate.

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Average 30-year mortgage rate dips

Average 30-year U.S. mortgage rates have fallen after three weeks of increases.

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New home sales up 2 percent in February

New home sales rose 2 percent in February with new homebuyers in the West accounting for the growth.

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Bank error says $18M mortgage was paid off

Banking documents said an $18 million mortgage in New York was paid off in 2011, but it turned out to be an error.

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Vons Takes Over Haggen Store In Santa Barbara

The building that was once a home to Alberston's then Haggen in the Mesa Center in Santa Barbara will soon become Vons.

RECAP: Wednesday's Rain Totals and Road Closures

As storms swept through the coast, areas once impacted by landslides prepare for the potential of the disaster happening again.

Congress Bans Plastic Microbeads In Beauty Products

Plastic microbeads are found in face wash, body wash and other beauty products and are said to contaminate water systems because they are too small to be captured by treatment facilities.

Real Estate Headlines

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China's global hotel shopping spree is back on

Chinese companies' hunger for global hotel chains isn't going away.

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San Francisco to require new small buildings to add solar panels

San Francisco will start requiring all new buildings under 10 stories to add solar…

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Brexit fears hitting London's real estate

London's real estate market is getting the Brexit chills.

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Study: More Americans renovating their homes

Projections indicate that an increasing number of Americans are renovating or will…

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Is it better to buy or rent in retirement?

Nationwide, it usually makes more financial sense to buy a home than rent. But it's…

Love It or List It

'Love It or List It' homeowners file suit

A North Carolina couple who agreed to let the HGTV reality show "Love It or List It"…

Latest Recalls

Pilgrim's Pride recall

4.5 million pounds of chicken recalled

Pilgrim's Pride is recalling over 4.5 million pounds of fully cooked chicken…

Fiat Chrysler

Gear shift confusion causes Chrysler recall

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.1 million cars and SUVs worldwide because the gear…

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'Toxic' toys containing lead for sale in New York stores

Toys containing high levels of lead have been found on store shelves in New York,…

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More than 1 million GM trucks recalled for seat belt problem

More than 1 million General Motors pickup trucks are being recalled worldwide…

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Did San Francisco's housing market finally peak?

The country's hottest housing market might finally be cooling off.

Tesla recalls Model X for seat problem

Tesla said Monday it's recalling most Model X SUV over a safety problem with seats.…

Money Headlines

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Delta buys 75 new Bombardier jets

In a huge victory for Bombardier, Delta Air Lines said Thursday it will buy at…

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Company behind 'American Idol' files for bankruptcy

The producer of "American Idol" has filed for bankruptcy less than a month after the…

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Apple employee found dead at HQ shot himself

An Apple employee found dead at the company's Cupertino headquarters this week…

Lifestyle Headlines

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City: Use bathrooms for biological sex or face jail

Transgender people in Oxford, Alabama, could now face six months in jail for using…

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10 big airfare bargains

With any luck, temperatures in Chicago are on their way up.

Lasers could hide Earth from deadly aliens, 2 astronomers say

Powerful lasers will aid astronomers

The new Four Laser Guide Star Facility was fired up on Tuesday after years of…

Local Headlines

Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival Starts Friday

Final preparations are underway at the Santa Maria Fairpark for the opening of the…

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Fire Chief Fights to Fix Fatal Flaws in the 911 System

Who has a better system for identifying and processing mobile phone calls? The 9-1-…

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Act of Kindness by Angels Lifts Spirits of Ventura Family

Heavenly Gesture: Angels Host Ventura Family in Mourning for Batting Practice & Game

Angels fan Jason Rutkowski died from an aggressive form of MS at the age of 32.

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Fork & Cork Classic Helps Foodbank with Funding in 2016

Using local restaurants, wineries and breweries, the 3rd annual Fork & Cork Classic…

Santa Barbara County Shelter Cats, Dogs Fly to Washington to Find Permanent Home

Several cats and dogs from Santa Barbara County Animal Services are heading to…

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