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Slideshow: Cinema Vanguard Honors Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones

Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything) were honored at the 30th Santa Barbara International Film Festival with the Cinema Vanguard Award for taking risks in their filmmaking careers.

Oscar Flores photos

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Slideshow: SBIFF Attenborough Award Honoring the Cousteau Family

The Attenborough Award for Excellence in Nature Filmmaking
honored the Cousteau Family, Jean-Michel and his son and daughter Fabien and Celine.

Photos: Oscar Flores

Slideshow: KEYT, KCOY Win Big at Golden Mike Awards

KEYT,KCOY,KKFX were among the night's biggest winners at the 65th Annual Golden Mike Awards hosted by the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California.

Slideshow: Horse Freed From Rural Arroyo Grande Sinkhole

Emergency rescue crews got a horse out of a rural sinkhole it fell in Tuesday Morning in Arroyo Grande.

Photos: Cal Fire San Luis Obispo

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Slideshow: Protestors Rally Against Santa Barbara News-Press

At 6:00 p.m. on January 8, 2015, protesters gathered at De La Guerra Plaza in Santa Barbara to demonstrate against use of the word "illegals" in a Santa Barbara News-Press front page headline.

The paper on Saturday printed a story about the new law allowing undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's licenses.  The headline was titled "Illegals Line Up for Driver's Licenses," with a photo taken of people at a DMV office.

Protesters have demanded the newspaper retract the headline and apologize to the community.  Editors at the News-Press released a statement defending the decision to use the words printed in the headline and story. 

Demonstrators marched down State Street to chants and signs raised high in the air. Santa Barbara police were forced to shut down some intersections in downtown to keep marchers safe from traffic.

The march ended with a sit-down in the middle of the intersection at State and De La Guerra streets. Protesters threatened to return on January 19 if the News-Press did not change the headline.

Below is a compilation of the images recorded by Digital Journalist Oscar Flores.

Read our full story on the issue here.

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Slideshow: New Santa Barbara County Undersheriff Sworn In

Santa Barbara County has a new undersheriff and he has big plans for the department.

Victoria Sanchez photos

Slideshow: Winter Wonderland in Carpinteria

People in Carpinteria got a blast of winter weather as the city hosted its annual "Snow Much To Do" winter fun event.

Oscar Flores photos

Photo: Steve Zaritsky

Slideshow: Snow, Wind, and Cold Across Santa Barbara County

Strong winds, snow, drizzle, and dropping temperatures. It's all part of a cold winter storm, originating from Canada, affecting Santa Barbara County.

Check back periodically for new photos added to this slideshow.

Photos: Courtesy David Martinez,

Slideshow: Santa Maria Couple Marries at Costco

The holiday season came with one special gift for a Santa Maria couple. They were given permission to get married inside their local Costco.

Slideshow: Santa Claus Visits Young Patients At Cottage Hospital

Some of the youngest patients at Cottage Hospital got a surprise visit from Old Saint Nick Monday morning in their hospital rooms.

Victoria Sanchez photos

Slideshow: Bizarre Santa Barbara Car Accident Injures One Person

In one of the strangest car accidents to happen in Santa Barbara, a white pickup truck slammed head-on into the back of another pickup lifting it above the culprit vehicle. See photo.

Slideshow: 700-Gallon Upgrade at Cabrillo High School Aquarium

A new 700-gallon tank will mean more room to swim for some central coast sharks at Cabrillo high school.

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