Santa Barbara County


Oily Sea Lion on Goleta Area Beach Sends Warning Signs of Shifting Oil Spill Impacts

The clean up of the Refugio Beach oil crisis is centered in a nine mile area…


Four Fathers of Santa Maria

The city that has become the most populated on the central coast started small…

The Santa Barbara Oil Spill

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Environmentalist Rally…

Mesa Garage Fire

Retired Firefighter Helps Santa Barbara Man Flee Fire

A retired Santa Barbara firefighter helped a man and his pet escape when his…

Isla Vista Hero Story

HEROES OF ISLA VISTA: An Emotional Reunion

For the first time since the Isla Vista mass shootings, a first responder…

Looking Back At The History Of Allan Hancock College

As Allan Hancock College celebrates its 95th anniversary, a look back at its…

Weekend Picks 5-22-15

Weekend Picks 5-23-15

Here's some of events happening up and down the coast in your neighborhoods.


Pink And Jeff Bridges Kick Off Summer Meal Program

Major star power kicked off this summer's free meal program for children in…

Goleta declares emergency after oil washes ashore

Goleta Declares Emergency As Oil Hits Local Beach

Goleta declared a state of emergency 48 hours after an oil spill near Refugio…

Campers evacuated again following oil spill

Oil Spill Closes Two State Park Campgrounds

When California State Park rangers closed Refugio campground Tuesday after an…


Legal Actions Likely Over Refugio Oil Spill

A large scale investigation has been launched by the Santa Barbara County…

R.V. Catches Fire In Santa Barbara Parking Lot

A huge plume of white smoke could be seen coming from an area of Santa Barbara…

San Luis Obispo County

Weekend Picks 5-22-15

Weekend Picks 5-23-15

Here's some of events happening up and down the coast in your neighborhoods.

SLO City Parts Ways with Police Chief

An agreement has been reached with San Luis Obispo Police Chief Steve Gesell on…

Atascadero Schools Placed On Lockdown After Possible Gunshot Heard

Two Atascadero schools were placed on lockdown Thursday morning following…


Poly House 2015 to Benefit an Atascadero Family

An annual spring project for Cal Poly graduate students brings hope and comfort…

Diablo Canyon Desal Water Now Available to Cal Fire

An agreement approved today by San Luis Obispo County Supervisors gives Cal…

New Grover Beach Police Chief Hired From Within

The Grover Beach City Council was told Monday night Police Commander John…

Nipomo Announces Changes To Water Disinfectant

The Nipomo Community Services District announces it will change the way water…

School Board Hears From Oil Train Opponents

Opponents of the Phillips 66 Company's proposal to bring crude oil by train to…

Man Killed After Being Ejected From Truck

An accident involving a partially rolled over welding truck resulted in a…

Man Arrested After Following Intoxicated Woman Into Home

A taxi driver was dropping off an intoxicated female at her residence on the…

Weekend Picks - 5-15-15

Weekend Picks 05-15-15

Check out some of the fun events happening up and down the coast this weekend.

Art and Wine Merge at Sculpterra in Paso Robles

Visitors arriving at Sculpterra are greeted by a massive bronze sculpture by…

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Environmentalist Rally Against Oil Production in Santa Barba

Environmentalists Rally Against Oil Production In Santa Barbara

More than 150 people gathered at the Santa Barbara County Couthouse sunken…

Oil Spill Couldn't Have Come at A Worse Time For Gray Whale Population

This oil spill could not have come at a worse time for whales.  This is the…

Scientist Start Evaluating Environmental Impact of Oil Spill

Scientist Start Evaluating Environmental Impact of Oil Spill

Scientist are already starting to evaluate how much damage the oil spill near…

Three Oxnard Residents Stabbed, Police Search For Suspects

Three Oxnard residents were stabbed Sunday night, and police are still…

Free Air Force Band Concerts This Week

Free Concert in Santa Barbara and Oxnard This Week

A traveling Air Force Band is making two stops in our area this week.

California Strawberry Festival

California Strawberry Festival Offers Fun All Weekend

Strawberry lovers can get their fill at the California Strawberry Festival this…

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Summerland Hosts Annual Flower Empower Luncheon

NewsChannel 3's own Shirin Rajaee and Alan Rose were invited to M.C. the 5th…

Red Cross Heroes Breakfast

Red Cross Breakfast Honors Local Heroes

The American Red Cross of Santa Barbara County hosted its first-ever Heroes…

Cooking Up Dreams to benefit local at-risk children

Chefs to "Cook Up Dreams" At New Culinary Competition

You're invited to a new event in Santa Barbara that will tickle your taste-buds…

Red Cross Hereos Breakfast Preview

Red Cross to Celebrate Community Heroes Thursday

This week you can help celebrate our local, every day heroes at a special…

Isla Vista Tribute Garden To Fallen Shooting Victims

Isla Vista Garden Remembers Massacre Victims

The Isla Vista Love and Remembrance Garden at People's Park needs your help to…

Wallace Dawson Funeral Service

Community Comes Together To Honor Sgt. Wallace Dawson

After 64 years Sgt. Wallace Dawson, who was a prisoner of the Korean War has…

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