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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...

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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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Paso Robles Vehicle Theft Suspect Caught On Camera

Residential video surveillance discovered an attempted vehicle-theft suspect in Paso Robles early Thursday morning.

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Thirteen-year-old Arrested For Fake Police Call In Camarillo

A 13-year-old juvenile was arrested and cited Wednesday for calling in a string of false hostage allegations to authorities in Camarillo and New Jersey.

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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…

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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…

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Monaco real estate just had its hottest year ever

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

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It's getting more expensive to be a renter

Rent checks are getting bigger.

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

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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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Salmonella outbreak may be caused by raw tuna

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

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Airbag recall: What you should do now

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

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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…

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Honda recalls 5 million cars as airbag woes spread

Honda has recalled an additional 4.89 million cars equipped with possibly faulty…

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FIFA officials to face charges in U.S.

Acting on an indictment by the U.S. Justice Department, Swiss police arrested six…

New home sales

Low inventory, high prices: House hunting horror stories

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

Weekends are spent trudging through…

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Ugly day for stocks: Everything moves down

Stocks were tumbling Tuesday.

The Dow fell 190 points, or 1%. The S&P 500 and…

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Snarky author tallies cost of being 1%er SAHM

Being rich doesn't come cheap. Especially for 1%er stay at home moms.

"Glam SAHMs,"…

New home sales

Low inventory, high prices: House hunting horror stories

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

Weekends are spent trudging through…

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Criminals use IRS website to steal data on 104,000 people

A "sophisticated" organized crime syndicate used the IRS website to steal tax forms…

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Oil Company defends remote controlled valves

Oil Spill Briefing Sheds Light On Valves

Plains All-American Pipeline workers said an automatic shut-off valve would not have…

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Santa Barbara Man Accused of Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend's New Boyfriend

A 24-year-old Santa Barbara man is behind bars after he allegedly stabbed his…

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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…

Cooking Up Dreams to benefit local at-risk children

Chefs to "Cook Up Dreams" At New Culinary Competition

You're invited to a new event in Santa Barbara that will tickle your taste-buds and…

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