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Homeless Vet Wants Service Dog Back

Service Dog for Military Homeless Veteran Quarantined

A homeless military veteran says her service dog was protecting her from an attack.

Kitten saves couple from house fire

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Kitten saves couple from house fire

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but a couple in Dixon, Illinois, says an unlikely hero saved their life.

Lazarus dog euthanized twice

Two by Two Rescue

Lazarus the dog cheats death twice

Dogs may be tenacious, determined and enthusiastic, but few can claim to be able to perform miracles.

Cat gets blood transfusion

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Cat saved by blood transfusion from dog

A cat in Florida gets a lifesaving blood transfusion from an unlikely donor -- a dog.

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CNN

Man reunites soldiers with dogs they left behind

Staff Sgt. Edwin Caba served in Afghanistan for nearly three years. Like his fellow soldiers, he longed for a sense of normalcy during his tours.

Kittens thrown in dumpster

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Kittens found in dumpster ready for adoption

Kittens that were cared for by a Phoenix police officer after being found in a dumpster are ready for adoption.

Dog chases bear

WATE

Dog chases bear out of Tenn. home

If you live near the Smokies, seeing a bear in the area isn't unusual, but seeing a bear in your home certainly is.

Dog rescued from hot tar

Animal Aid Unlimited India

Dog rescued after being stuck in hot tar

A five-month-old dog that fell into hot tar spilled around a construction site in northern India was eventually saved by a four-hour rescue operation.

Sherlock, KLM lost and found service team member

From KLM

Adorable dog reunites you with lost airplane items

Meet Sherlock, the appropriately named beagle tasked by the Royal Dutch Airlines with returning items forgotten on planes by passengers flying into Schiphol Amsterdam Airport.

Dog missing 6 years

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Missing Texas Yorkie found in Indianapolis 6 years later

A 10-year-old Yorkie has turned up in Indianapolis six years after he disappeared from his comfortable home in Austin, Texas, reports WTHR in Indianapolis.

A kind passerby saw the forlorn Yorkie on an Indianapolis sidewalk earlier this week and took pity on the poor pup.

Drought Sends Wildlife Further into Neighborhoods

Sherrie Gibbs routinely takes her 14 year old dog Quigley out for walks in the Janin Acres subdivision in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley and is not surprised to learn that coyotes and mountain lions are roaming around her neighborhood.

Obie the dachshund

KPTV

Donations to Obie the dachshund investigated

He may be Portland, Oregon's, favorite dog, but his owner is facing another battle. Obie quickly became a viral sensation after the dachshund -- once topping out at 77 pounds -- underwent an incredible weight-loss journey, and donations poured in from people wanting to help with his expenses.

What's Right

Community Walk in the Eastside

Community Walk in the Eastside

The Coalition for Sustainable Transportation, hosted a community walk on the…

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Women's Honor Farm Quilt Donation

Inmates at the Women's Honor Farm in collaboration with Restorative Partners…

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'Variety United' Show Benefits Casa Esperanza

The Variety United show hit the stage at the Marjorie Luke Theater in Santa Barbara…

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Goleta-Based Nonprofit Sends Ebola Supplies to Guinea

Direct Relief, a Goleta-based humanitarian nonprofit organization, sent out its 19th…

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Hearts Therapeutic Needs New Donations for Horse Riding Program to Help Children and Adults

The Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center is expanding its facility and services…

Another Child s Wish Granted Through Make-A-Wish

Preteen Gets "Wish" Granted to Go to Big Apple

There are many things in life we take for granted but for some children, it's their…

House and Home

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1 property insurance claim can hike your premiums by hundreds

File just one property claim to your insurer and you can expect to see your premiums…

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Earthships, new homes made from old junk

The ability to live completely off the grid is now a reality courtesy of solar homes…

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Is student loan debt hurting the housing recovery?

Student loan debt is preventing millions of Millennials and Gen Xers from buying…

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Swimming accident law: The basics

It's that time of year when the 6 o'clock news leads far too often with the most…

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Buying in bulk can save big bucks

From the single shopper to the family of seven, buying certain items bulk can save…

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Cut grocery bills with these 15 tips

When it comes time to cut spending, people often overlook what they spend at the…

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Measure S Would Raise Property Taxes To Fund City College Upgrades

Voters from Carpinteria to Goleta will decide whether Measure S passes.

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Hueneme Beach Getting Sand

The dredging at Hueneme Beach seems to be working.  A sandy beach is now starting…

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Free Shredding Event Happening Thursday in Goleta

Community West Bank is hosting shredding parties.  The event is a free service to…

Company Touts Electric Shark Repellent

Company Touts Electric Shark Repellent

Amid a recent surge in close encounters with sharks along the Central Coast comes a…

REMEMBERING BEN BRADLEE

Local Journalist Remembers Ben Bradlee

Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee has died.

Tougher Santa Barbara Rules Could be on the Way for State Street

Even in the threat of possible legal action, Santa Barbara City leaders are…

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Father of Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada Speaks Out

"Margay touched so many lives, and was so outgoing and gregarious", says Jeff…

Plea for Help from Family of Murdered Santa Maria Man

As Javier Limon Jr. stares at a collection of photographs of his late father Javier…

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

In this Tipline story, we help a man battered by life. A series of tragic events…

Woman Featured In Tipline Story Gets $25,000

NewsChannel 3 has a nice surprise for a woman who battled the City of Santa Barbara…

Six Year Fight To Save Historic Beach Cabana Is Over

Santa Barbara County Historic Landmark #49, also known as the Irene and Frances…

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Tipline Warning: Bill Collectors Accused of Using Illegal Threats

An out of state bill collector may be going to far to get people to pay a past debt…

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