Santa Barbara County

Vehicle Accident Near Gaviota Tunnel Partially Closes Highway

Caltrans announced a lane closure of northbound U.S. 101 just north of the…

Paraglider Killed In Rattlesnake Canyon Crash Identified

Dr. Ron Faoro, 60, died after slipping out of his harness while tandem…

Santa Maria High School Basketball Coach Dies

Santa Maria High School is mourning the death of popular girls basketball coach…

Santa Barbara's TOT Up 16% in January

NEWS RELEASE - The City received $1,167,245 in ongoing Transient Occupancy Tax…

Santa Barbara Spring and Summer Activity Guide is Here

The Activity Guide Spring and Summer 2015 from the Santa Barbara Parks and…

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Santa Barbara Eastside Homicide

An arrest has been made in Friday's homicide in Santa Barbara's Eastside.


Vehicle Rollover on Santa Barbara Surface Street

A couple of drivers in downtown Santa Barbara were lucky to walk away with just…

Rollover Accident on U.S. 101 in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara City Fire crews responded to a rollover accident Monday afternoon…

Cottage Hospital Milk Drive

Cottage Hospital Hosts Breast Milk Drive

Cottage Hospital hosted its first breast milk drive on Friday. Nursing mothers…

Community Takes The Polar Plunge For Special Olympics

Community Takes The Plunge For The Special Olympics

The First Annual Polar Plunge event raised $30,000.


Santa Maria Soaks In Afternoon Showers

As rain made its way down to Santa Maria on Sunday afternoon, local gas…

Rental Crisis In Santa Barbara

Young, Middle-Aged Professionals Leaving Santa Barbara As Rental Rates Soar

The cost of living in paradise is rising at an alarming rate as renters battle…

San Luis Obispo County

San Luis Obispo Food Bank Coalition Warehouses Could Consolidate

The shutdown of two food bank warehouses in San Luis Obispo County,  have some…

Camp Hapitok Cancels 2015 Summer Session

For the first time in 44 years, Camp Hapitok will not run their annual 4-week…

Voter Confirmation Cards Mailed in San Luis Obispo County

The San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder's Office has sent out thousands of…

CHP Looking to Recruit More Women

CHP Looking to Recruit More Women

The California Highway Patrol is looking for a few good women to join the ranks…

Feds Deny Water to Central Valley Farmers

State Water customers get increase to 15 percent

After Fact Finding and Mediation Still No Deal for Lucia Mar Teachers

The Lucia Mar Teachers Association and the District participated in Fact…

Big Brothers Big Sisters Making an Impact

The nationwide organization, which includes services on the Central Coast, is…

Weekend Picks 02-27-15

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

Container Port Chaos Takes Light Toll on Agriculture

Businesses that import from the Far East getting hit the hardest by the port…

SLO Police Looking For Couple in Fake ID Thefts

San Luis Obispo police need the public's help in locating two suspects, a man…

Amtrak strikes person

Metrolink Accident Creates Travel Chaos For Amtrak Passengers

The Metrolink Tuesday train accident Tuesday morning created a big challenge…

Local lawmaker announces equal pay legislation

Local Lawmaker Announces Legislation To Strengthen Equal Pay Laws

State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson introduces legislation to strengthen existing…

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Feds Deny Water to Central Valley Farmers

State Water customers get increase to 15 percent

Cold Case Leads To Conviction

On July 30, 1980 Stacy Knappenberger's mother came home from work and found…

UPDATE: Train in Oxnard Metrolink Derailment Applied Brakes 8 Seconds Before Impact

In a Thursday afternoon press briefing, Robert Sumwalt with the National…

Container Port Chaos Takes Light Toll on Agriculture

Businesses that import from the Far East getting hit the hardest by the port…

Pacific Coast Highway Set To Reopen

The stretch of highway from Yerba Buena Road to Las Posas Road has been closed…

Building Boom in Northern Santa Barbara County

After years of little activity, the Santa Maria Valley is seeing another…

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Bishop Diego Students Volunteer For Day of Service

Bishop Diego High School students, teachers and staff spent the day…

Father-Son Hiking Duo Bring New Faces On Adventures

A Santa Barbara County Father has made a tradition of hiking every year with…

FoodBank CEO Winds Down Food Security Challenge

FoodBank CEO Winds Down Food Security Challenge

The FoodBank CEO is winding down his Food Security Challenge where he has lived…


Carpinteria Rotary Talent Showcase Features Over 20 Acts and has Sixth Sell Out

The Carpinteria Rotary Talent Showcase Saturday night sold out the Plaza…

Teen Star 2015

San Marcos High School Freshman Wins 'Teen Star' Competition

The Granada Theater rolls out the red carpet Saturday night as 10 finalists…

Community Pitches In To Help Deputy Recovering From Stroke

Hundreds Attend Fundraiser To Support Deputy Recovering From Stroke

Members of the Sheriff's Office hosted a BBQ and silent auction for Senior…

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Rainy and Chilly Start to Workweek

A rainy and stormy start to Monday but showers and storms become more spotty this afternoon.  Temperatures will be on the cooler side.

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