Santa Barbara County


Dog Living in Shelter For Over Two Thousand Days

A Santa Barbara Humane Society shelter dog needs a new home. Meet…

UPDATE: Two Critically Injured In Head On Collision Just Outside Guadalupe

Two people are in critical condition after a head-on collision outside of…

Newly Appointed Police Beat Coordinator Tackles Santa Maria Problems

Santa Maria police officer Jason Zickuhr is the newly appointed Beat Two…

Santa Maria Salvation Army Looking For Volunteers

The Santa Maria Salvation Army is running short of volunteers to ring bells and…


Winter Shelter Opens Up For Homeless In Santa Barbara

Path Santa Barbara can house 200 homeless people during the cold winter months.

Police Investigating Stabbing Near Santa Barbara High School

Santa Barbara police and paramedics are on scene of a stabbing that occurred…

UPDATE: Authorities Arrest Alleged Isla Vista Thief

Sheriff's deputies arrest Mackenzie Long, 21, while attending a party in Isla…

Santa Barbara Planned Parenthood Open

Local Planned Parenthood Center Remains Open Despite Violence In Colorado

The doors at the Planned Parenthood opened as usual Monday, just days after a…

Cold Case Murder Suspect Sentenced in 1997 Case

Tuesday afternoon, Manuel Salmeron Manzanares was sentenced 16-years to life…


Sea Conditions Begin to be Indicators Along the Coast for What's Ahead

Much like the information coming from our First Alert weather center, people…


Festival of Trees Offers Thousands in Gifts for a Dollar Ticket

The Carpinteria Lions has the Festival of Trees  underway until Dec. 12th.…

Cold Keeps Emergency Warming Shelters Open

Local homeless have somewhere to go to come in from the cold.

San Luis Obispo County

Authorities Search For Inmate Who Walked Away From SLO Camp

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to…

CHP Maximum Enforcement Over Holiday Weekend

More patrol officers on duty through Sunday night.

Central Coast Travelers Share Concerns on Thanksgiving Holiday Travel

Today marks the busiest day of travel for the Thanksgiving holiday.

KCOY 12…


Appeal Filed in Fight Against Price Canyon Oil Field Expansion

The Center for Biological Diversity filed an appeal against the San Luis Obispo…

Home Burglaries on the Rise in Paso Robles

Paso Robles Police are seeing a spike in residential burglaries on the eastside…

10 More Victims Discovered in San Miguel Child Molestation Case

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Detectives have discovered more victims…

Pismo Beach Man Battles Rare Eating Disorder

Tyler Jarvis has a rare genetic disorder known as Prader-Willi syndrome that…

One Person Killed in Motorcycle Accident Near Morro Bay

One person is dead after a vehicle collision involving a motorcycle Monday…

Paso Robles Resident Dies After Crashing Into Tree

The Paso Robles Police Department identified 51-year-old Mark Steven Portney as…

Grover Beach Man Leads Police in Foot Pursuit After Groping a Minor

A Grover Beach man was arrested Sunday night after sexually groping an underage…

Jury Convicts San Francisco Transient of Human Trafficking, 18 Other Crimes

On Friday a San Luis Obispo County Jury found Richard Scott Brooks, 40, a…

KCOY 12 Turkey Drive An Amazing Success

Thanks to countless individuals, businesses, organizations, groups and so many…

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Ventura County

Ventura-Based Cars 4 Causes Sued For Allegedly Defrauding Donors

A Ventura-based vehicle donation organization with commercials and other…

Cyber Monday Shopping Tips

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and on Monday Americans are…


Fire Caused Late Night Freeway Closures

small fire between the 101 and 126 freeways led to closures at the interchange…

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State Joins Prosecution in Santa Clara Waste Water Facility Explosion Case

A local case is now of statewide significance. State Attorney General Kamala…

CHP Maximum Enforcement Over Holiday Weekend

More patrol officers on duty through Sunday night.

Blood Drive Today

Thanks-Giving Blood Drive Is Today!

You have a chance to give back to the community today!  The American Red Cross…

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Festival of Trees Offers Thousands in Gifts for a Dollar Ticket

The Carpinteria Lions has the Festival of Trees  underway until Dec. 12th.…

Warming Shelters Open in Santa Barbara County

Several Santa Barbara County warming centers have opened their doors due to the…


Water Saving Mobile Car Wash Helps During Drought

A mobile car wash in Santa Barbara is cleaning up during the drought.  The…

Adopting a Senior for the Holiday Season

A Buellton man and his family found a way to make the giving of gift cards make…

Four churches unite for Thanksgiving food drive

Big Turkey and Chicken Drive by Four Churches Gives Meals for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Four Montecito churches have united to have a large one day Thanksgiving turkey…

Goleta Barbers Gives Free Hair Cuts To Kids

Kids Get Free Haircuts In Goleta

Kids filled the chairs at Goleta Barbers on Saturday.

First Alert Weather Video Forecast

Happy First Day of December!

After a cold start,  highs climb into the 60s and 70s with sunny skies.

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2 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.

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  • Cost of the 12 days of Christmas


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    How much would it cost to give someone "The Twelve Days of Christmas?" Find out the updated total for 2015, according to the annual Christmas Price Index compiled by PNC Wealth Management.

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  • World AIDS Day: AIDS/HIV guide

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    World AIDS Day is observed on December 1st every year. It is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV. Learn more about AIDS and HIV right here.

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