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.

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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.

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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

Firefighters Battle Blaze at Lopez Lake

Fire crews are responding to a wildland fire at Lopez Lake in San Luis Obispo County…

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Breakfast is Served at Santa Barbara City College if You Get There in a Sustainable Way

When if comes to "food for thought" Santa Barbara City College was dishing it out…

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Shark Takes Chunk Out Of Surfer's Board At Morro Strand State Beach

State Parks officials say that the attack happened just after 10:00 a.m. at the…

Vegetation Fire Reported Off Highway 1 Near Lompoc

A brush fire on Jalama Road, less than a mile from Highway 1, kept firefighters busy…

Veteran Fire Battalion Chief Escapes Major Injury After Vehicle Rollover

A veteran Santa Barbara City firefighter walked away from a vehicle crash and…

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25 Residents Graduate From Sheriff Department's Citizen Academy

The free program took them behind the scenes of a day in the life of a deputy.

What's Right

Carpinteria Teens Paint Mural of City's 50th Anniversary Logo

Carpinteria teens have created a mural to celebrate the city’s 50th anniversary.

St Vincent s Santa Barbara Golf Tournament A Success

Annual Golf Fundraiser Brings in $125,000

Golfers teed off for a worthy cause Monday.

The 'Odyssey Project' Helps Youth From Los Prietos Boys Camp

UC Santa Barbara Theater Arts Department and the Los Prietos Boys Camp are teaming…

SURF AND SUDS

Surf 'N Suds in Carpinteria Also Helps Student Scholarship Fund

Some of the proceeds from last weekends Trek Bikes of Ventura Surf 'N Suds craft…

Wish Granted For Santa Barbara Teen

Local Teen's Make-a-Wish Dream Comes True

A Santa Barbara teen living with Leukemia was granted a very special wish Wednesday…

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Local Stars Dance for Charities At Oxnard Salsa Festival

The Oxnard Salsa Festival's Dancing With Our Community Stars including one of our…

Latest Recalls

Contaminated - Green Beans

General Mills recalls frozen green beans

General Mills is recalling a "limited quantity" of frozen green beans after a…

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Kraft Heinz recalls 2M pounds of Oscar Mayer turkey bacon

Some 2 million pounds of Oscar Mayer turkey bacon has been recalled after people…

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Cilantro may be source of cyclosporiasis outbreak

According to the CDC, there have been 384 cases of cyclosporiasis in 26 states this…

Personal Finance

Couple pays off $100,000 in debt

Extreme savers pay off $100K in debt in 4 years

A Tennessee couple pays off $100,000 in debt in just four years.

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What does estate planning cost?

If you haven't started estate planning yet, it's not too late, and it doesn't have…

Real Estate Headlines

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Dylan's 'big pink' house available to rent

If you are Bob Dylan's biggest fan, this just might be the holiday home for you.

The famous "big pink" house -- the place where Dylan and The Band recorded the "Basement Tapes" in 1967, honored in the title of The Band's 1968 album "Music from Big Pi...

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Couple's new home burns as they sign deed

A Pennsylvania couple feared the vacant next-door house would burn down, and they turned out to be right -- the house burned as they were signing a purchase deed.

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Sky swimming: Luxury London condo to get 'floating' pool

Love swimming? How about a refreshing dip while floating in mid-air?

Irresistible Headlines

Shark Takes Big Bite Out of Surfer s Board

Shark Takes Chunk Out Of Surfer's Board At Morro Strand State Beach

State Parks officials say that the attack happened just after 10:00 a.m. at the…

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Teacher says breakfast made him late to school 111 times

An elementary school teacher says eating breakfast caused him to be late for work…

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Massachusetts newlywed wins $4 million lotto prize

On Thursday, Timothy Sullivan promised his new wife to be lawfully wedded "for…

 
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