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California hosts 'World's Ugliest Dog Contest'

The Sonoma-Marin Fair will host the World's Ugliest Dog Contest Friday in Petaluma, California.

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Dog found after being shot, abandoned

A 1-year-old dog was found shot, badly injured and abandoned in a pile of trash near Houston over Father's Day weekend, reports KPRC-TV.

Animals Relocated From Showgrounds

Farm Animals Relocated From Earl Warren Showgrounds

Earl Warren Showgrounds has been taking in farm animals threatened by the Sherpa Fire since it broke out Wednesday, but the weekend is over booked. Animals driven from their homes by flames are now making another move.

Dory premiere

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'Dory' makes for a good movie, not a good pet

"Finding Nemo" was one of Pixar's biggest hits in 2003 so much so that it impacted the real fish and environment it portrayed.



More than 100 animals rescued from Michigan home

A total of 101 animals have been removed from a Cottrellville Township home from a couple hoarding the animals in unsanitary conditions, police say.

Horses Kept at Earl Warren Showgrounds from Sherpa Fire

Evacuated Animals Temporarily Housed at Earl Warren Showgrounds as Wildfire Rages On

Earl Warren Showgrounds was busy Thursday night sheltering local horses. The facility took in animals affected by the Sherpa Fire.


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It's easier to get a gun than to get a puppy

The way our laws are written, guns are easy to get in this land of the free.

Buying from a gun store? Background checks and waiting periods might slow you down -- but only a little.

Buying from a private seller? In all but a handful of states, there's...

Glue-eating dog

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Vet extracts perfect mold of dog's stomach

Lake, a 6-month-old Weimaraner, plucked a half empty bottle of Gorilla Glue from the trash and gave it a little taste.

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People in New York could be buried with pets

The state of New York is considering legislation that would allow pet owners to be buried with their cat or dog.

Rattlesnake Avoidance Training For Dogs

Rattlesnake Avoidance Training For Dogs

Snake bites to dogs are very common especially during this time of the year. Rattlesnake avoidance training for dogs is a way to protect your furry friends from having a close encounter.

Lowes hires man and his service dog

There is no denying the power of honorable deeds and photos of cute dogs in restoring our faith in humanity.

Dead Whale Removed From Ventura Harbor

Harbor patrol officials have successfully removed a dead whale out of the Ventura harbor.

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Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade Preparations Underway

The Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade will be taking over the city tomorrow, but…

Red Cross Opens Shelter For Scherpa "Sherpa" Fire Evacuees

14 Santa Barbara County residents are staying at the Santa Barbara City College's…

Students Awarded Bikes From Oxnard Police Officers

The Oxnard Police Department presented bicycles to students with perfect attendance…

Diana Basehart Foundation helping the needy and their pets

Pet Owners with Financial Issues Find Support from Diana Basehart Foundation

Pet owners with financial issues are finding a helping hand, or philanthropic paw,…

Dancing Under the Stars

Local Celebrities Hit Dance Floor Tonight!

Six local celebrities will put on their dancing shoes tonight and perform in a local…

Carpinteria Boys Girls Club Fundraiser

Lively Auction and Hefty Donations Boost Carpinteria Boys and Girls Club Fundraiser

The annual Carpinteria Boys and Girls Club fundraiser brought out about 500 people…

House and Home

Oprah Nominees Dinner

Oprah Winfrey is writing a cookbook, puts memoir 'on hold'

Oprah Winfrey is writing her first cookbook, "Food, Health and Happiness: 'On Point'…

Spending increases

Americans spending most since 2009

After a sluggish winter, U.S. consumer spending rose 1% in April compared to March,…

Oakland, California

Why some Oakland residents won't have to worry about rent

Oakland will be a test bed for Y Combinator's new research project.

Open refrigerator

Gov't data: 23% of US homes have 2 (or more) fridges

Americans love refrigerators. They even give them a nickname: "fridge."

welcome doormat at front door of house

Mass. town evicts tiny house owner

A tiny house owner in Massachusetts is asked to leave her home after the town of…

Painting a wall

Study: More Americans renovating their homes

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

Local Headlines

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade Preparations Underway

The Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade will be taking over the city tomorrow, but…

El Capitan State Beach water supply back on in mid July

El Capitan State Beach Water Repair on a Faster Track After Fire

The clean water system for the El Capitan State Beach was the only structure to go…

Strawberries on Top, Wine Grapes Slip in Santa Barbara County Crop Report

The annual Santa Barbara County crop report is out and there's been changes in…

Kern County Resident Visiting Pismo Beach is Concerned for Family Dealing with Deadly Wildfire

Kern County Officials say a fire ripping through the Lake Isabella area has…

Firefighters Launch Aggressive Attack on a Barn Fire that Spread to Vegetation in Paso Robles

More than 40 firefighters are working to contain a two acre fire in Paso Robles.

Historic Enos House in Santa Maria Moved to New Location

The iconic Enos House in Santa Maria, which dates back nearly 150 years, is moved to…

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Plains All American Pipeline Stock Plunges After Refugio Oil Spill

NewsChannel 3 continues our special series of reports into the Refugio oil spill…

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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…

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