Santa Barbara County

SMPD Gang Documentary

Santa Maria PD Releases Gang Program in Spanish

The Santa Maria Police Department-produced documentary "Life Facing Bars" is…

KCOY 12, Fox 11 Now On-The-Air in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara-area television viewers without cable or satellite can now…

Luke Branquinho a Champion Again

The Los Alamos steer wrestler returns home after winning a 5th world…

Solvang Man Disarmed After Threatening PG&E Workers

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department says 60 year old Dale Karr is the…

Former Homeless People In Isla Vista Get A Place To Live

New Housing Offers Former Homeless People More Than A Roof Over Their Heads

Dozens of chronically homeless people in Isla Vista have moved into new…


Holiday Trolley Rides Sell Out

Locals consider the Trolley of Lights tour their favorite tour this time of…


Santa Barbara City Council Considers More Water Restrictions

The Santa Barbara City Council is taking it slow when it comes to adding water…

Lompoc Funnel Cloud

Funnel Cloud Spotted Over Lompoc Valley

A funnel cloud appeared over the Lompoc Valley on Tuesday.

Unusual Creature Puzzles People on a Santa Barbara Beach

A brownish creature, with sharp teeth and claws, is deceased on the beach in…


Broken Boats, Debris, and Dead Animals Left Behind After Storm

An unusual creatures, three broken boats, and piles of debris are among the…

Drought Continues Despite Recent Rain

The California Department of Water Resources says reservoir levels at important…

Los Padres Supervisor's Office Severely Damaged

Los Padres National Forest Officials announced Tuesday morning that the…

San Luis Obispo County

Five Cities Residents Without Power

More than 5,000 PG&E customers were left without power in the Five Cities area…

Rain Brings Smiles and Hope to Arroyo Grande Ranchers

Rain Brings Smiles and Hope to Arroyo Grande Ranchers

In Arroyo Grande, Stuart Bartleson hasn’t had to irrigate in 10 days and says…

Drought Continues Despite Recent Rain

The California Department of Water Resources says reservoir levels at important…

Man Arrested After Brazen Theft at Paso Robles Walmart

An Atascadero man faces grand theft charges for allegedly trying to steal a…

Debris Blockage Under Thompson Bridge Concerns Nipomo Residents

With another storm on the way, neighbors who live along Thompson Creek in…

San Luis Obispo Teen on ABCs Shark Tank

San Luis Obispo Teen to Appear on ABCs ‘Shark Tank’

A San Luis Obispo teen is jumping into the " Shark Tank," the ABC Friday night…

First Alert Weather Center

Storm Watch! Latest weather updates and breaking news.

PHOTOS: Powerful Storm…

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Overnight Storm Leaves Many Without Power

In San Luis Obispo County and Northern Santa Barbara County, about 9,000 PG&E…

Fun Things for You This Weekend!

Lot of fun events are going on in your neighborhoods this weekend.  First…

Storm Slams Into SLO County

The storm dubbed the "Pineapple Express" delivered a one, two Hawaiian Punch…

Power Outages Leave Thousands in Dark

Due to the current storm conditions, about 12,000 PG&E customers are without…


High Surf Pounds Local Beaches, Higher Waves Expected In Secondary Swell

Local sets up to 25 feet possible across west and northwest facing beaches…

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Ventura County


SCE Settles Suit With Ventura County

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announces the settlement of a suit between…

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One Million Dollar Price Tag to Clean up Santa Paula Explosion Site

The cost to put out a chemical fire and clean up the Mission Rock Road waste…

Camarillo Springs Voluntary Evacuation Map

Voluntary Evacuation Order in Place for Camarillo Springs Neighborhood

A voluntary evacuation order is in effect for some residents in Ventura County…

Mud Slides Close Pacific Coast Highway

PCH Expected to Be Closed a Month

Pacific Coast Highway is now expected to be closed a month, according to Cal…

Drought Continues Despite Recent Rain

The California Department of Water Resources says reservoir levels at important…

4 Hells Angels Charged

Members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club were arrested after attending…

What's Right

Preparations Underway For Unity Telethon

Barbara Tellefson gave last minute tips to her Unity Shoppe crew on Friday…

Santa Claus Visits 7-Eleven in Goleta

The 7-Eleven store at 7390 Calle Real in Goleta, got a surprise visit from…

Casa Pacifica Fundraiser Celebrates The Holidays

Casa Pacifica Fundraiser Celebrates The Holidays

Generosity made the 2-14 Pierpont Raquet Club's Annual Ladies Holiday Luncheon…

Bike For Tykes Surprises First-Graders

Bike For Tykes Surprises First-Graders

Boys and girls thought they were at an early holiday party when they were given…

FOOD Share’s CAN-tree Collection

CAN-Trees Feed The Hungry In Ventura County

Ventura County residents will be decorating a new kind of Christmas tree this…


Turkey Pies Help Santa Barbara County Foodbank

A Santa Barbara eatery has a delicious deal that provides warm, filling…

Local Weather Forecasts

Wednesday Morning Forecast

Wednesday Morning Forecast

Chances of showers linger for the Central Coast

Tuesday Evening Forecast

Tuesday Evening Forecast

We'll see rain showers and isolated thunderstorms tonight as the second storm of the week rolls through southwestern California.

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  • 12 things to know about Pope Francis

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    Pope Francis turns 78 years old today. Here are 12 interesting facts about this non-conformist leader of the Catholic Church.

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  • The origins of holiday traditions

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    Have you ever wondered where the tradition of putting up a tree for Christmas came from? Or why we light a menorah for Hanukkah? Find out about the interesting origins of many holiday traditions right here.

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