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Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management

Incident Meteorologist Explains Sherpa Fire Weather

Weather conditions have played a pivotal role in the Sherpa Fire. Carl Cerniglia, Incident Meteorologist with the National Weather Service and wildfire specialist, arrived on scene from Arizona to help on the weather front.

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British Millennials: You've stolen our future

British youngsters are not happy. They voted overwhelmingly to remain in the EU, but were overruled by older voters who want a future outside the bloc.

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Study: College education linked to brain tumor risk

A Swedish study suggests that people who attend college may be more likely to develop certain types of brain tumors.

High School Students Get Crash-Course In Wildland Careers

Land management agencies met with high school students on the campus of Dos Pueblos High School to introduce them to the wide array of jobs available in our forest and national parks.


SLO County Braces for Economic Jolt From Diablo Canyon Shutdown

Financial fallout from gradual plant closure to reach far and wide.

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Juneteenth Celebration Brings History To Life

The Black American Political Association of California hosted its 26th celebration of Juneteenth in Plaza Park on Saturday.

Transgender Teen chooses cap and gown color

Transgender Teens Choose Cap And Gown Color

Some transgender teens had a chance to wear the caps and gowns of their choosing on Friday afternoon at Oxnard High School.

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Should I open up a credit card in college?

Opening up a credit card while you're young can generally be helpful to your all-important credit score.

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Eighth-grader performs political impersonations at graduation

In a political season ripe with sound bites, it was fitting for Chicago middle school student to give a presidential speech at his eighth-grade graduation.

Senate Bill 277

Senate Bill 277 Forces All Children To Be Vaccinated

Senate Bill 277 goes into effect July 1st. This will force all children to receive the recommended vaccines to be able to attend school, but some parents are still fighting against it.

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City Council Meeting Discuss Student Living At SBCC

A joint meeting today with Santa Barbara City College, the Mayor, and City Council members. One of the main topics highlighted was student housing.

Santa Barbara Unified School District Welcomes New Superintendent

The Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education has announced the selection of Mr. Cary Matsuoka to replace outgoing Superintendent Dr. David Cash.

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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…

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Montenegro Youth Water Polo Team Visits Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Hosts Star Water Polo Players from Montenegro

Fourteen of the finest young (15-18 years) water polo players in Montenegro are…

UCSB Swim Program Sends 16 to U S Olympic Trials

UCSB Well Represented at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Swimming

Story courtesy of UCSB Media Relations:

Gauchos Back Home

UCSB Baseball Returns Home After Incredible Postseason Journey

The Gauchos were on the road for more than three weeks and they wish the trip could…

Gauchos Postgame

Gauchos Amazing Playoff Ride is Over After Arizona Wins 3-0 in Elimination Game

UCSB could not win their second straight elimination game.

Gowdy Signs with Phillies

Gowdy Receives 3.5 Million Dollar Signing Bonus with Phillies

Kevin Gowdy has agreed on a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies after receiving…

UCSB Looks To Avoid Elimination Against Arizona At CWS

The Gauchos will look to avoid elimination once again. No. 8 UC Santa Barbara (43-…

Local News Headlines

Solstice Parade highlights celebrate summer

Solstice Parade Celebrates Longest Day Of The Year

Summer solstice happened on Monday, but people in Santa Barbara celebrated big with…

Shooting In Oxnard Leaves One Man Dead

Oxnard police are investigating the seventh homicide of the year.

Guiseppes Fire Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach Restaurant Gutted by Fire

An Italian restaurant in Pismo Beach was badly damaged in an early morning 2-alarm…

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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-…

Technology Headlines

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China launches next-generation carrier rocket

China's next-generation carrier rocket blasted off from the country's new Wenchang…

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How to catch drones smuggling drugs into prison

It was your usual stockpile of prison contraband: six tightly wrapped packages…

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Facebook will require political bias training for employees

It's easy to forget that people are ultimately responsible for the way technologies…

Health Headlines


WHO weighs emergency measures for yellow fever vaccine

In Angola, the worst outbreak of yellow fever in three decades may result in a…

Flint water plant

Flint water crisis: How bad was it?

The residents of Flint, Michigan, continue to face an unprecedented crisis over lead…

National Health Service England

What does Brexit mean for UK health care?

After voting Thursday to leave the European Union, citizens of the United Kingdom…

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