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Truman Capote ashes sell for $45,000 at auction

More than 30 years after Truman Capote's death, fans of the famed author were able to get their hands on his personal items -- and his ashes.

Making millions with geek power

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Making millions with geek power

Loot Crate is making millions by appealing to our inner geek.

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Teacher donates kidney to student

Most people have a story or two about teachers who really gave of themselves. But Natasha Fuller's most likely trumps everyone's.

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The last Flying Tigers of World War II

Frank Losonsky was just another 20-year-old soldier from Detroit, Michigan, but his life took a historic turn when a recruiter offered him the adventure of a lifetime.

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Punctuation: It's got its own holiday

Appreciate the apostrophe, salute the semicolon and exalt the exclamation point today. It's National Punctuation Day!

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You could have a Yahoo account without even knowing it

Think you're not affected by the massive hack of 500 million Yahoo accounts? Think again.

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McDonald's tests all-day breakfast Happy Meal

McDonald's may soon add the Happy Meal to its all-day breakfast menu.

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New Yorkers can now schedule Uber pickups

New Yorkers can now schedule an Uber to arrive sometime in the future.

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Man pulled over used mannequin torso in carpool lane

California police pulled over a man driving in the carpool lane with a suspicious-looking passenger: a mannequin torso.

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US boy asks Obama if he can adopt refugee

A six-year-old boy from New York has won the respect of US President Barack Obama and thousands of others after he offered to take in Omran Daqneesh, a little boy who was injured after his home in Aleppo, Syria, was bombed.

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Target gets rid of kid-sized 'demon mini carts' after backlash

Target got rid of kid-sized shopping carts after a backlash from shoppers who ridiculed them as irritating and even demonic.

Humboldt penguin

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Family mistook penguin for burglar

It is not every day you wake up to the sound of pots and pans crashing on the kitchen floor. It's even more peculiar when the culprit is a lost Humboldt penguin.

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Man creates, flies Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump drones

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Texas lunch lady loses 100 pounds on cafeteria diet

Meet the Texas lunch lady who lost 100 pounds by eating her school cafeteria's food…


Legos take flight with new do-it-yourself drone kit

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Mel Brooks pretends to pull Obama's pants down

Comedy legend Mel Brooks pretends to pull President Obama's pants down after being…

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It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!

What started as a joke between friends has picked up steam and now Sept. 19 is not…

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Bill Murray crashes bachelor party, gives advice

Leave it to Bill Murray to crash a bachelor party in South Carolina.

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Director tweets first image of Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel

After teasing fans on Monday with a partial glimpse of the Batmobile for the…

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William, Harry visit the King at Graceland

Prince William and Prince Harry, in Memphis for a friend's wedding Saturday, paid…

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Heidi Fleiss charged with DUI

Former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss was arrested early Tuesday on DUI charges and a…

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Report: Seth Meyers weds longtime girlfriend

"Saturday Night Live" star Seth Meyers has reportedly tied the knot with longtime…

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*NSYNC member Lance Bass engaged

*NSYNC member Lance Bass won't be singing "Bye, Bye, Bye" to his boyfriend, Michael…

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Santa Maria Boys and Girls Club Has a LOT to Celebrate

Santa Maria's chapter of the Boys and Girls Club has a lot to celebrate.

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Watch Friday Football Focus - Week 5

We're back for the 2016-2017 season! Did you miss the clip of your favorite player…

Rescue Teams Respond to Two Similar Incidents on Gilbraltar

Rescue Teams Respond to Two Similar Incidents on Gilbraltar Road

Multiple fire and law enforcement agencies responded to two over-the-road incidents…

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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…

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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-…

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Toy Store Donations Will Help Schools

Santa Barbara Toy Company and Game Seeker Donating to Local Schools

Buying a Monopoly game, a model rocket, or a retro bike bell will all ring up some…

Musicians Donate Money To Santa Barbara Zoo Giraffe Exhibit

Musicians Donate Money To Santa Barbara Zoo Giraffe Exhibit

Nine-time Grammy Award winning artist Pepe Aguilar will perform at the Arlington…

Sonos donates proceeds from yard sale

SONOS Donates Parking Lot Sale to Notes for Notes Youth Music Non Profit

The SONOS home sound system company is having a yard sale to clear out a building…

Local Sports

FFF Friday Football Focus

Watch Friday Football Focus - Week 5

We're back for the 2016-2017 season! Did you miss the clip of your favorite player…

Royals Edge Righetti on Wood s 3rd Goal

Late Goal by Spencer Wood Wins it for San Marcos in Boys Water Polo

Spencer Wood's long distance goal with 26 seconds to play gave San Marcos a 10-9…

Los Angeles Rams Scoring Big with Central Coast Fans

With the Rams back in Los Angeles, many fans of the team from the Central Coast are…

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