Santa Barbara County

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Thieves Strike Santa Barbara Pharmacy Stealing Valuable Drugs

Burglars knew what they were looking for when they broke into a local medical…

911 Fatal Flaw

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…

Hit and Run Suspect Sought Near Santa Maria

Sheriff's deputies are looking for a male suspect in a hit and run accident in…

San Miguelito Canyon Fire

Firefighters Urge Residents to be Ready for Serious Fire Season

Nearly two years later, it may be hard to tell that a wildfire spanning…

Multiple Car Burglaries on the Santa Barbara Mesa

Santa Barbara Police have sent several patrol units to the Santa Barbara Mesa…

Cachuma Lake is down but not out

Special Report: Cachuma Lake Down, But Not Out

Cachuma Lake has been a distressing site for the past five years because it’s…

Police Launch New Program To Combat DUI Problem

Santa Barbara Police Launch New Program To Combat Drinking and Driving

Santa Barbara is one of the most dangerous places for drivers in the state.

"Wildfire Awareness Week" Declared in California

After an active 2015 fire season, Governor Brown has declared this week, "…

Thousands of Red Crabs Wash Up On Santa Barbara Beaches

Some Santa Barbara beaches are littered with tiny red crabs.

Mulch Pile Creating Smoke on Miramonte Drive in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara City firefighters on scene of a mulch fire on the 1200 block of…

Paso Robles Woman Dies After Rollover Crash Near Los Olivos Over the Weekend

Paso Robles resident, Katrina Sue Cummings, 53, has died as a result from the…

Wanted Domestic Violence Suspect Arrested in Goleta After Foot Pursuit

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies were involved in a foot pursuit with a…

San Luis Obispo County

SLO Church Congregation Gather Together To Speak About Controversial Banner

Dozens of members from the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Luis Obispo…

Fatal Head-On Collision Reported Near Santa Margarita

At least one person has been reportedly killed in a head-on car crash just east…

Weekend Picks - 4 29

Weekend Picks 04-29-16

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

Oceano Dunes Visitors Battle Strong Winds With Protective Gear

Visitors and locals are gearing up for another windy day in the Oceano Dunes.

SLO County Mother Drowns Newborn Daughter, Later Dies

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office released autopsy results into a…

Equipment Stolen From Templeton Fire Department Returned

The wildland firefighting equipment taken from the Templeton Fire and Emergency…

Car crash survivor thanks rescuers

A Central Coast woman is grateful to be alive after a car crash sent her to the…

Grover Beach City Council Holds Special Meeting on Homelessness

Mayor says problem shared by communities across across Central Coast.

Many Transients Relocated as Grover Beach Police Clear Homeless Camps

Grover Beach Police say for years, the homeless have built shelters along the…

Body Discovered Near Oceano May be Related to Missing Tulare Man

The body of a man was discovered on the beach about a mile south of Pismo Beach…

Volunteers Harvest Food for Needy Families Through Glean SLO Program

A program of the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo, Glean SLO rescues…

Weekend Picks 4-22

Weekend Picks 4-12

Events happening this weekend up and down the coast.

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Ventura County

Sailors enjoy victory in race to Ensenada

Sailors Race From Newport To Ensenada

Saulors from Santa Barbara, Ventura and Oxnard have returned from the annual…

Perla Batalla Performs At CSUCI

Cal State University Channel Islands kicked off what could become a series on…

Ventura Pier Damaged By El Nino Fueled Waves, Reopens

In December, 20 foot waves damaged dozens of pilings.

Sick Sea Lion Pup Rescued From Ventura Beach

NewsChannel 3 cameras were rolling when a sick sea lion pup was rescued off a…

Ventura Pier Reopens Saturday

The Ventura Pier will reopen this Saturday. The pier has been closed since…

Crews Battling 50 Acre Fire Along Highway 33 in Ventura County

Firefighters are battling a brush fire that broke out along Highway 33 just…

What's Right

Act of Kindness by Angels Lifts Spirits of Ventura Family

Heavenly Gesture: Angels Host Ventura Family in Mourning for Batting Practice & Game

Angels fan Jason Rutkowski died from an aggressive form of MS at the age of 32.

Fork Cork Foodbank Fundraiser

Fork & Cork Classic Helps Foodbank with Funding in 2016

Using local restaurants, wineries and breweries, the 3rd annual Fork & Cork…

Santa Barbara County Shelter Cats, Dogs Fly to Washington to Find Permanent Home

Several cats and dogs from Santa Barbara County Animal Services are heading to…

Cooking Up Dreams

Chefs Help Cook Up Dreams In Santa Barbara County

More than $110,000 was raised to benefit kids and families across Santa Barbara…

Vieja Valley School Principal Shaves Head After Successful Fundraiser

The principle of Vieja Valley Elementary school in Hope Ranch had his head…

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    If this week's National Tourism Week has you thinking of getting out of town, check out which U.S. destinations Lonely Planet ranks as the best places to visit this year.

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