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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.

Boys and Girls Club Solicitation Scam In Camarillo

Scammers claiming to represent the Camarillo Boys and Girls Club have allegedly been selling magazines in the area of Mission Oaks in Camarillo.

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emPower Central Coast Helping Homeowners Save Money On Energy Bills

The emPower Central Coast program is helping local homeowners make energy efficient upgrades on their home.

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Flower Enthusiasts Enjoy Dinner Among Thousands Of Orchids

Certified American Grown Flowers hosted its first of 10 ‘Field to Vase Dinner Tour’ events in Carpinteria Thursday.

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Santa Barbara County Reports School-Related Chickenpox

Santa Barbara County health officials say there have been five confirmed cases of chickenpox and one case of shingles associated with a school.

Central Coast Cities Have Best Commutes In California

Central Coast cities rank among the top commuter cities across the state of California. Find out which ones. 

Waze Navigation To Receive Amber Alert Notifications

The Waze navigation smartphone application will now be receiving Amber Alert notifications on child abductions.

32nd Annual California Strawberry Festival

California Strawberry Festival Poster Revealed

Famed needlepoint illustrator Sandra Gilmore’s high-flying original strawberry design soared to top honors in the 2015 California Strawberry Festival Poster Contest.

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SLO Scammers Claim Arrest Warrant

If you have been contacted recently by the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office about a warrant out for your arrest, don’t believe it.

New Apartment Complex Opens In Santa Maria

Santa Barbara Towbes Group opens Siena Apartments, a 211-unite housing community that is the first apartment complex to open in Santa Maria in over 20 years.

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Martha's Vineyard

Vacation home sales exploded last year

More Americans may be looking to get away as vacation home sales jumped last year.…

Tiny houses

These tiny homes are full of big ideas

When you're living in less than 200 square feet, every inch counts.

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It's getting harder to afford a home

A rebound in home prices is good news in the wake of the housing crash -- but there…

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4 reasons to sell your home now

Attention potential sellers sitting on the fence: It could be time to make a move.…

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$300 trailer in Hamptons listed at $1.1 million

A 79-year-old man who owns a trailer in Long Island's ritzy Hamptons is about to…

Warren Buffett's childhood home

Warren Buffett's childhood home is on Airbnb

Good news for Warren Buffett super fans!

Latest Recalls

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Amy's Kitchen recalls products with possible listeria

Amy's Kitchen Inc. says it's recalling nearly 74,000 cases of its products that…

Kraft macaroni and cheese

Kraft recalls 242,000 cases of mac and cheese for metal pieces

Kraft is recalling 240,000 cases of macaroni and cheese because some boxes may…

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3 deaths in Kansas linked to ice cream

Three people died in the past year from a listeria outbreak that has been…

Chevy Volt

GM recalls 64,000 Chevy Volts for shut off problem

The Chevy Volt is so quiet that some people forget to to shut it off. That can be…

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Petco pulls pet treats made in China

Petco says it has removed Chinese-made dog and cat treats from store shelves because…

Frozen chicken

Chicken products recalled over allergy concerns

Campos Foods of Caryville, Tennessee, is recalling approximately 5,300 pounds of…

Money Headlines


CBS to spin '60 Minutes' segments into movies

A news story that was featured on the CBS newsmagazine "60 Minutes" is the backbone…

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Surprise! Green energy surged despite cheap oil

Here is some good news about the environment: Investment into renewable energy…


McDonald's is giving 90,000 workers a raise

McDonald's plans to increase hourly wages by more than 10% for roughly 90,000…

Lifestyle Headlines

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Report: Court prevents strike by Allegiant pilots

A federal court has issued a temporary restraining order against a planned strike by…

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Research could get stink out of body odor

Sweaty people around the world may one day sing the praises of scientists at the…

Martha's Vineyard

Vacation home sales exploded last year

More Americans may be looking to get away as vacation home sales jumped last year.…

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Local Residents React to Governor's Mandatory Water Restrictions

California Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered state officials to impose mandatory water…

Law Enforcement Gears Up For Deltopia Street Party

Law enforcement and UC Santa Barbara officials are gearing up for the Deltopia…

Tax Returns 2014

What To Know While Filing Taxes

The deadline to file your taxes is two weeks away. April 15 taxes are due and a few…

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Fundraiser for Burned Boy Brings in $1000.

A spur-of-the-moment fundraiser by Pascucci restaurant in Santa Barbara has raised…

Santa Maria Students Raise Funds For LLS Patients

More than 50 ASB students from Santa Maria High School raised $3,737.15 during their…

March Madness Tournament Starts Today

Boys and Girls Club March Madness

It's March Madness fever at the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Barbara this weekend!

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