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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 left him alone, in constant pain and no money to pay a doctor.

Woman Featured In Tipline Story Gets $25,000

NewsChannel 3 has a nice surprise for a woman who battled the City of Santa Barbara and its code inspectors during the sale of her home.

Six Year Fight To Save Historic Beach Cabana Is Over

Santa Barbara County Historic Landmark #49, also known as the Irene and Frances Rich Cabana has been saved.

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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, they may not owe.

Tipline Investigation: Botched City Inspections Cause Homeowner Nightmare

Our special Tipline Investigation exposes a flawed Santa Barbara city policy that's supposed to protect people. Instead, it might be doing just the opposite.

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Tipline: Prescription Drug Crackdown Leads To Suicides

A Tipline investigation in July exposed how the nation's largest pharmaceutical companies cut-off, without warning,  the supply of pain medications to sick people all across the country.

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Tipline: Cancer Patient Fights For Health Coverage

A local cancer patient is in the fight of his life. He's beating the disease, now he's hoping for the same success with his insurance company.

Tipline Investigation: Foreclosure Activists Claim Billions Stolen Using Fraudulent Records

Is it possible that one of the biggest local scams of all-time is playing out right now, under our noses?

Tipline Investigation: Cabana Controversy

A 6 year fight over a local historic landmark could spell trouble for other treasured landmarks.

Tipline Investigation: PedEcab Inc. Nightmare

Stan Haley was hoping a motorized three-wheeler from a company called Ped-E-Cab Inc. would give him independence. In our investigation, we found major problems with the one he bought and a lack of oversight on safety for these types of rigs on our roadways.

Tipline Follow Up: Brush With Homelessness

Mickey Kmieciak is smiling again. We first told you about her struggle to stay off the streets about a month ago.

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Fraud Investiation Plays Role in Police Officer's Termination

It's difficult to describe this TipLine Investigation. Is it about alleged corruption, cover up or favoritism? You decide.

Local Headlines

Some prefer bottled water after reservoir tragedy

Bottled Water Preferred By Some After Reservoir Death

Ten days after a boater went missing , his remains were found in Cachuma Lake.

Dallas Cowboys Arrive to Ventura County

Cowboys Bring Cash to Oxnard

The "C" in Cowboys may as well stand for cash.  That is what fans of the Dallas…

Supervisor Salud Carbajal Returns from Climate Task Force Meeting in Washington D.C.

Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal has just returned from Washington D.C…

U C Santa Barbara Professor Charged During Demonstration

UC Santa Barbara Porn Professor Pleads "No Contest"

An associate professor of Feminist Studies at UC Santa Barbara pleaded "no contest"…

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Fire Breaks Out At The Oceano Dunes

A fire broke out at the Oceano Dunes about noon today. The fire was in the brush…

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Dollar Flower Shop Opens in Downtown Santa Barbara in Time for Fiesta

A former flower vendor at UC Santa Barbara has a "pop up" site in downtown Santa…

What's Right

Local family raises money and awareness for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Father/Daughter Team Raising Money and Awareness for Leukemia Research

One year ago, a Goleta woman was faced with any mother's worst nightmare: having a…

Mechanics Blew Up Motors To Raise Scholarship Funds

Mechanics Blew Up Motors To Raise Scholarship Funds

The 9th Annual Blow The Motor Night blew up four donated car motors.

Oxnard Teen Gets Skype Surprise of a Lifetime

It was a birthday wish come true for an Oxnard teenager Monday meeting her favorite…

Independence Day Pancake Breakfast in Montecito

Hundreds Enjoy Independence Day Pancake Breakfast

Hundreds of people attended this year's annual pancake breakfast put on by the…

Rods and Roses in Carpinteria

Rods and Roses Revs Up Funds for Carpinteria Youth

The 17th annual Rods and Roses show in Carpinteria this weekend has had every slot…

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Dining Out Fundraiser Helps in the Battle Against Drugs and Alcohol

Dining out today in Santa Barbara could help raise thousands of dollars for programs…

Latest Recalls

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GM recalls 718,000 more vehicles

In a year clogged with a record number of recalls, General Motors had gone three…

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Chrysler recalls 792,000 older Jeeps

Chrysler recalled about 792,000 older SUVs Tuesday for ignition switch problems.…

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Fruit recall at Walmart, Costco

If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Kroger or Walmart stores recently, keep reading…

Personal Finance

Money, bills, dollars in wallet

Millennials love cash

Forget stocks. Millennials want their money in cold, hard cash.

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Is this retirement move right for you?

Retirement savers transfer billions of dollars each year into Individual Retirement…

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Feds may press automakers further on mileage claims

The federal government may require automakers to road test cars to ensure the…

Real Estate Headlines

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For sale: Town of Aladdin, Wyo., for $1.5 million

If you're looking for your next real estate investment, look no further than the tiny town of Aladdin, Wyo.

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Chinese homebuyers are flocking to these US states

Chinese buyers are now the biggest international players in the U.S. housing market and some states are seeing billions of dollars in real estate deals as a result.

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Some buyers want 'time-capsule houses'

In today's housing market, still struggling to rebound, homes stuck in another century might seem like they'd be difficult to sell. But some buyers are interested in "time-capsule houses" -- especially those built in the middle of the 20th century.

Irresistible Headlines

Doctor with scalpel, surgery blurb

Man claims his penis was mistakenly amputated

An Alabama man has filed a lawsuit accusing doctors of mistakenly amputating his…

Fiesta Joins Forces With Music Academy To Honor Opera Legend

Fiesta Joins Forces With Music Academy To Honor Opera Legend

Music Academy of the West and Old Spanish Days are celebrating Marilyn Horne as "…

India 232 teeth removed

India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth

Now that's a mouthful. Doctors in India remove 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-…

 
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