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Wind Forecast Prompts Added Firefighting Staff

The extension of a "Red Flag Warning" for the mountains of Santa Barbara County has prompted firefighters to add staff, as conditions are expected to be dangerous through midnight Tuesday.


Dos Pueblos Spirit Leaders Perform At Rose Bowl

Dos Pueblos High School Cheer and Songleaders performed at the Rose Bowl on Saturday September 6.

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Veterans Start To Heal With 'Horse Whisperer's' Help

A group of veterans from different generations are starting to heal from emotional wounds after years of war.


Earthquake Hits Off Carpinteria Coast

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 3.0 earthquake hit about four miles south of Carpinteria.

Unique 'Pop Up' Truck Store Features Local Crafts

Unique 'Pop Up' Truck Store Features Local Crafts

Pop up food truck businesses have been come very trendy, but now one entrepreneur has created a truck full of local crafts.

New Spin on the Ice Bucket Challenge Emerges

Local woman challenges Californians to try a new water-saving take on the Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become a sensation viewed 'round the world.
But with California in a severe drought, many critics argue despite it's good intentions it's trending more toward being a big waste.  One local woman put her own spin on it.

Search Continues For Venomous Cobra

Authorities have resumed the search for a venomous cobra that is on the loose in a Southern California suburban neighborhood.

Poisonous Cobra On Loose In Thousand Oaks

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Poisonous Cobra On The Loose In Thousand Oaks

Southern California animal control officers are hunting for a venomous cobra that bit a dog and then slithered off into a suburban neighborhood.

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Baby Boomers face big housing crunch

America's Baby Boomers are facing a serious housing crunch, with many expected to struggle to afford their homes come retirement.

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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.


Condo Fire Under Investigation In Ventura

A structure fire in Ventura is under investigation Monday. The fire happened at a condominium on the 2300 block of Mohican Lane around 9:23 a.m.

UC Santa Barbara Bomb Scare

Bomb Threat Cleared at UCSB's Campbell Hall

Police find nothing at Campbell Hall on the UCSB campus after a bomb threat was called in midday Wednesday.

Real Estate Headlines

Endless City skyscraper proposal

Could this futuristic building house an entire city?

Ambitious plans for a "city in the city" skyscraper that could house apartments,…

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Millennials are staying put at mom and dad's place

Remember all of those Millennials living in their parent's basements because they…

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First rise in foreclosure auctions in nearly 4 years

Foreclosures are up for the first time in nearly four years. But housing experts…

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Russian bank offers cats with mortgages

Would you like a cat with that mortgage? Russia's biggest bank, Sberbank, is…

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Home prices rising, but slowly

Home prices are still rising, but the pace of increases is definitely slowing.

Bank of America

Bank of America to pay $16.65 billion over mortgages

Bank of America's tab for the financial crisis is now nearly $74 billion.

On Thursday…

Latest Recalls

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Kraft recalls more than 7,500 cases of cheese

Kraft Foods Group has announced a recall of more than 7,500 cases of its popular…

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GM's compensation fund gets 100th death claim

General Motors executives have said the company would "do the right thing" for…

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China seizes tons of tainted chicken feet

In the latest stomach-churning food scandal to hit China, authorities have seized…

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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…

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Ford recalls 83,000 vehicles

Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles for potential problems with the halfshaft and…

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Report: Graco recalling 1.9 million more car seats

Graco is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats in what is now the largest seat…

Money Headlines

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Markets rally as Scotland votes to stay

Investors breathed a deep sigh of relief Friday as Scotland voted to stay in the…


Retirement savings gap widens between rich and poor

When it comes to retirement savings, the gap between the rich and poor is growing…

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Amazon releases new Fire tablets, e-readers

Amazon has released a new set of tablets and e-readers. A $79 Kindle and the Kindle…

Lifestyle Headlines

Tourists stranded, Hurricane Odile

Hurricane strands tourists in Mexico

Authorities in Mexico say thousands of tourists were trapped after Hurricane Odile…

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JetBlue flight makes scary emergency landing

Many wept. Some prayed. But after their smoke-filled plane rattled to an emergency…

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Amazon releases new Fire tablets, e-readers

Amazon has released a new set of tablets and e-readers. A $79 Kindle and the Kindle…

Local Headlines

Drought Sends Wildlife Further into Neighborhoods

Sherrie Gibbs routinely takes her 14 year old dog Quigley out for walks in the Janin…

Local Crews on King Fire Frontlines

Local Crews on King Fire Front Lines

The massive King Fire in El Dorado County has become one of many in the state that…

Enterovirus in Ventura County too

Enterovirus Strikes Ventura County Child

Ventura County Public Health Officer Dr. Robert Levin confirmed a local case of the…

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'Glow In The Park' Lights Up Santa Barbara Sky

The night sky was filled with hot-air balloons at Elings Park in Santa Barbara…

Pismo Beach Surfers Honor 911 Victims

Pismo Surfers Honor 9/11 Victims

Local surfers chose to honor those who died in the September 11th attacks with a…


Avocado Festival Donation will Help Future Farmers of America

A month before the California Avocado Festival, organizers have donated $3000. to…

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