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Duck makes annual walk through school

A Michigan school has made a mother duck feel right at home for her annual hatching and subsequent walk to a nearby pond.

Llama close up

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Llama gets loose in Colorado

Sheriff's deputies in Boulder, Colorado, and a few helpful citizens corralled a loose llama on Tuesday, and returned the animal to its pasture after it wandered onto roads, according to the Twitter account of the Boulder County Sheriff's Office.

Goats Hired to Clear Poison Oak in Solvang

For many Poison Oak causes severe reactions like blistering - it is toxic to most people. It can effect you for 25 hours and blisters can stay for around one week.

Kangaroo head

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Australian police save kangaroo from eagle

An officer with the Western Australia Police rescued a kangaroo who had been snatched by an eagle and carried away, according to the Western Australia Police Facebook page.

Sick Sea Lion Pup Rescued From Ventura Beach

NewsChannel 3 cameras were rolling when a sick sea lion pup was rescued off a Ventura beach.

Bella the cat

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Royal Mail warns family after cat attacks

Bella the cat's family says she's always been a sweet and loving pet, but the kitty has apparently become a menace to the British postal service.

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Dog saves man caught in snowstorm

A man who was almost frozen to death was saved in the nick of time by a two-year-old Labrador mix.

Crying dog

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Thousands clamoring to comfort crying Maryland pup

If you've ever hidden from those devastating Sarah McLachlan SPCA commercials, you may not be emotionally prepared for Juice, a depressed pup in Derwood, Maryland, whose online whimpering is landing him tons of admirers.



Pet alligator seized from NY back yard

Authorities have taken a 6-foot alligator into custody that was someone's pet in a Long Island, New York, backyard.

Horse-riding farm gives special needs kids a leg up

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Horse farm gives special needs kids a leg up

An encounter in Harry Swimmer's local grocery store parking lot changed his life more than 20 years ago.

He met a girl in a wheelchair named Stacy. She was deaf and nonverbal. Swimmer learned she had cerebral palsy.


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World's oldest dog dies at age 30

Maggie the Kelpie died in her bed at the age of 30 Sunday.

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23 dogs seized at US border

A man was arrested in California carrying 23 dogs -- 20 of them puppies -- in a nearly airless crate in an SUV, officials say.

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Deckers Brand Shoes For Kids

Free Shoes For Group Of Underprivileged Kids In Santa Barbara

A large group of  underprivileged kids in Santa Barbara received a special treat. A…

Tree Guild of Arroyo Grande Plants New Foliage Around Town

A non-profit organization in Arroyo Grande is helping to dig up the old and plant…

Making Prom Dreams Come True

Making Prom Dreams Come True

The cost of a dream prom for some girls can be quite out of reach.  But one local…

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.

Fork Cork Foodbank Fundraiser

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…

House and Home

House for sale

Zillow CEO: When you should buy vs. rent

Buy or rent. It's an age-old dilemma.

San Francisco skyline

San Francisco is expensive and residents are over it

San Franciscans have had enough with the city's ever-growing costs of living.

Jessica Alba, The Honest Company

Jessica Alba's Honest Company fires back against lawsuit

Jessica Alba's Honest Company is publicly challenging claims that the company's baby…

Painting a wall

Study: More Americans renovating their homes

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

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"…

For Sale sign

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…

Local Headlines

SLO Homeless Shelter

New SLO Homeless Center Receives Anonymous Gift

$250,000 matching grant pushes project closer to $5.2 million finish line.

Tipline SLO Porsche

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: SLO Porsche Crash Leads to Bogus Story

You've probably heard the saying that 'honesty is the best policy." What you're…

Angry Birds Attack Residents in Goleta Neighborhood

A Goleta woman was attacked by a crow outside her home. She called NewsChannel 3…

Controlled Burn in Solvang Gets Out of Control Then Stopped

A controlled burn is out of control in Solvang Thursday morning. Santa Barbara…

Car Crashes Into Home. Injures Three and Causes Gas Leak in Ventura

A family evacuated their home after a car crashed into their residence taking out a…

Ventura County Hospital Using Breakthrough Stent Technology

A cardiac stent is used in patients that need blood flow restored to diseased blood…

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Tipline SLO Porsche

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: SLO Porsche Crash Leads to Bogus Story

You've probably heard the saying that 'honesty is the best policy." What you're…

911 Fatal Flaw

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: 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-…

Tipline Investigation: U.S. Senate Candidate Accused of Making Threats

We have a follow up to a Tipline Investigation that we broke two weeks ago. It…

Tipline Investigation Tracking Bad Bank Transfers

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Pismo Beach Man Battles Bank of America to Recover $1,900

Sometimes the smallest errors can turn into the biggest headaches. A viewer in…

Tipline Felon Seeks U S Senate Seat

Tipline Investigation: Felon Seeks U.S. Senate Seat

Our Tipline investigation puts the spotlight on a felon who wants to represent you…

Tipline Investigation Takata Recall

Tipline Investigation: Takata Recall Tames A Mustang

The growing scandal involving Japanese airbag maker, Takata, may cost a Santa Paula…

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