Atascadero Fire Shuts Down U.S. Highway 101

While firefighters are battling a 6 to 7-acre brush fire just north of Atascadero Thursday afternoon, motorists are dealing with a full closure of U.S. Highway 101.

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Hundreds of Santa Barbara County Kids Play Olympic Style Games

Over 300 kids from United Way of Santa Barbara County will be play in their own Olympic games today.

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California Wine Festival Brings Northern And Southern California Vintners Together in Santa Barbara

Northern, Central and Southern California winemakers found themselves at the center of attention for three days in Santa Barbara.  The annual California Wine Festival took place Thursday through Saturday.

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Local After School Program Recognized for Helping to Keep Kids Healthy

Seven Santa Barbara Schools were recognized with Distinguished After School Health (DASH) program certifications on Thursday.

Rehabilitated Elephant Seal Pups Return to the Ocean

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Rehabilitated Elephant Seal Pups Return to the Ocean

Channel Island Coast Guard and California Wildlife Commission team members worked to return two rehabilitated elephant seal pups back to the wild on Tuesday.

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Hundreds of Kids Experience Classical Music in Santa Barbara's 'Fun in the Sun' Event

More than 300 kids will visit the Music Academy of the West and watch and exclusive premiere of an opera.

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade Preparations Underway

The Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade will be taking over the city tomorrow, but festivities begin today.

Red Cross Opens Shelter For Scherpa "Sherpa" Fire Evacuees

14 Santa Barbara County residents are staying at the Santa Barbara City College's Wake Center on 300 North Turnpike Road.

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Students Awarded Bikes From Oxnard Police Officers

The Oxnard Police Department presented bicycles to students with perfect attendance at Elm Street School in Oxnard Tuesday during a school assembly.

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, from the Diana Basehart Foundation.

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 version of Dancing With the Stars!

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 Saturday night, many who know the dollars they donate produce widespread returns in their community.

Sheriff's Deputies Serve up Food for Special Olympics

The Tip a Cop dinner at Petrini's Italian Restaurant in Goleta raised money for the Special Olympics with support from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department.

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Olive Grove Charter School Opening Three New Learning Centers in Santa Barbara and SLO Counties

The Olive Grove Charter School announced that it will be opening two brand new…

Marian Regional Medical Center Opens First Electrophysiology Program in Santa Barbara County

Marian Regional Medical Center held its grand opening and ribbon cutting of the…

Adult Hockey Keeps Goleta's 'Ice in Paradise' Busy

There's nearly 300 adult hockey players on 24 teams. Some players are in their 70's,…

Atascadero Fire Shuts Down U.S. Highway 101

While firefighters are battling a 6 to 7-acre brush fire just north of Atascadero…

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Reported Near Ojai

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash on state…

Lompoc Police and United Boys and Girls Club to Hold Community Walk

The Lompoc Police Department and the United Boys and Girls Club of Santa Barbara…

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PLAINS INVESTIGATION

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-…

Tipline Investigation: U.S. Senate Candidate Accused of Making Threats

We have a follow up to a Tipline Investigation that we broke two weeks ago. It…

Tipline Investigation Tracking Bad Bank Transfers

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Pismo Beach Man Battles Bank of America to Recover $1,900

Sometimes the smallest errors can turn into the biggest headaches. A viewer in…

Tipline Felon Seeks U S Senate Seat

Tipline Investigation: Felon Seeks U.S. Senate Seat

Our Tipline investigation puts the spotlight on a felon who wants to represent you…

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Large-sized Waldo entertains patients at children's hospital

A hospital is never a fun place to be -- especially for kids.

Playing Pokemon Go

A parents' guide to Pokemon Go

If your kids are obsessed with Pokemon Go, or begging to play, here is what you need…

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Pippa Middleton announces engagement

Five years after famously standing in her sister's fairy-tale wedding, Pippa…

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Bank branch closed without explanation to customers

Santa Barbara Bank of America Branch Re-Opens

An upper State Street branch of Bank of America re-opened Thursday after being…

Amazon

How Amazon may solve the glaring weakness of noise-canceling headphones

Headphone wearers may one day have the best of both worlds.

Anyone seeking to tune…

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How Uber punishes drivers who refuse to use UberPool

Uber has adopted a tactic with its drivers that parents use on misbehaving children…

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