NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Los Alamos Restaurant Settles Complaint Over ADA Dispute

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or the ADA, has been the law since 1990. But, there is still so much confusion that leads to disputes and in some cases lawsuits.

Grand Jury Report Backs Up NewsChannel 3 Investigations

A Grand Jury launched its investigation after we aired a series of reports exposing serious flaws in the ZIR's. We showed how mistakes by city inspectors created nightmares for people trying to sell their home.

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord with Customers

A Santa Barbara guitar company and its owner are striking the wrong chord with musicians all over the country.

Tipline Investigation Craigslist Rental Scam

Tipline Investigation: Craigslist Scam Targets Desperate Renters

In this Tipline investigation we expose a rental scam that will have you doing a double take.

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Tipline Investigation: Charities Struggle with Run or Dye Broken Promises

Trouble is brewing for the company that puts on the popular Run or Dye events.  They're sold as the world's most colorful 5K runs because the runners are showered with dye in various colors during the run.

Santa Barbara City Council Agrees to ZIR Changes

The Santa Barbara City Council is moving ahead with changes to its Zoning Information Reports or ZIRs.

Tipline Investigation: Unraveling Santa Barbara's ZIR Mess

We have an update on a Tipline investigation that exposed serious flaws within the Santa Barbara planning department.

WHEELCHAIR SCAM

Tipline Investigation: Don't Fall For the Wheelchair Scam

Our Tipline investigation begins with a sob story. Every scammer has one. They love to suck their victims in with a good tear-jerker, a story that pulls at the heart strings.

Run or Dye Event Cancelled Under Cloud of Suspicion

The Run or Dye event scheduled for Ventura this Saturday, November 8, will not happen.

Tipline Battle of Solar Power

Tipline Exclusive: SoCal Edison Accused Of Delaying Solar Applications

A nasty feud is brewing between many solar companies and Southern California Edison.

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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 Edwards as he reflects on the life and sudden death of his 27-year-old daughter Margay Edwards whose body was found decomposing in the Nevada desert near the town of Pahrump, just outside Las Vegas, last week, "disbelief is the first thing that crosses your mind, surrealism, you want to wake up from a bad dream but it doesn't happen."

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 Sr., other grieving Limon family members are asking for help from the community in solving his murder mystery.

Local Headlines

Santa Barbara Fourth of July All-American Fireworks Celebration

Get ready for an unforgettable event as the City of Santa Barbara and its partners…

Safe and Sane Concern Amid High Fire Danger

Local non-profits selling legal fireworks in select locations.

Man Sentenced To A Year Behind Bars For Animal Cruelty

A Santa Barbara man will spend a year in jail for abusing his girlfriend, and her…

High Speed Pursuit On U.S. 101 Ends in Santa Ynez Valley

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies found themselves in pursuit of two suspects…

Malala Yousafzai

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Sells Out Arlington Theater

Cheers and happy tears could be heard from Santa Barbara’s Arlington Theater…

What's Right

Malala Yousafzai

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Sells Out Arlington Theater

Cheers and happy tears could be heard from Santa Barbara’s Arlington Theater…

50 INSTRUMENTS 50 DAYS

50 Instruments Needed in Carpinteria for 50 Students by the 50th City Anniversary

The Carpinteria Middle School hopes to hear the sounds of music like never before…

Coast Guard Donates Blood

Blood Drive Taking Place in Santa Barbara Today

Did you know that by giving up just minutes of your time you can give someone the…

Kids Get Free Lunch Through 'Picnic In The Park'

The FoodBank of Santa Barbara County is stepping in to bridge the hunger gap through…

HOKA ONE ONE State Street Mile

Thousands Race In Santa Barbara's State Street Mile

It was off to the races in Santa Barbara Sunday morning for the 16th annual State…

San Marcos PE Class Increasing Fitness and Grades

Fitness, Grades & Self-Esteem Rising Through New San Marcos Accelerated PE Class

Teacher Chuckie Roth has seen tremendous success from his students who are in a…

Latest Recalls

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Fiat Chrysler issues urgent recall of SUVs

Fiat Chrysler is calling the owners of 65 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs…

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Bottled water recalled due to E. coli fears

An E. coli scare has prompted a California-based bottled water producer to recall…

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1.4M popular Hondas face second recall over airbags

Honda says 1.4 million cars that have already being recalled to fix their driver…

Personal Finance

Newport Mall on Nov. 27, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Americans finally started spending in May

Americans hit the checkout aisle last month.

Federal Reserve building

Fed Reserve: No interest rate hike for now

Get ready, America: an interest rate hike is on the horizon.

The Federal Reserve…

Cash

Americans gave away record amount of $$ last year

Americans gave away a record pile of cash to charity last year: nearly $360 billion.

Real Estate Headlines

New home sales

Gen-Xers don't want to be homeowners

Millennials are often blamed for the drop in homebuying, but Generation X isn't jumping on the homeowner bandwagon either.

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Jack Ma just bought a huge New York property for $23 million

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has paid $23 million for 28,100 acres in New York's Adirondacks that were once owned by William A. Rockefeller Jr.

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'Cash for caulkers' was a bust

Maybe think twice before adding new home insulation.

A new study from the University of Chicago and University of California Berkeley says making a home more energy efficient costs twice what it saves in energy bills.

The study looked at over 30,000 l...

Irresistible Headlines

Santa Barbara Fourth of July All-American Fireworks Celebration

Get ready for an unforgettable event as the City of Santa Barbara and its partners…

grenade-shaped perfume bottle

Grenade-shaped perfume bottle closes Ohio courthouse

A bottle of perfume shaped like a grenade caused a courthouse in Cincinnati to be…

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Man in wheelchair robs bank, gets away

A man in a wheelchair managed to evade authorities after robbing a bank of $1,200,…

 
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