Boys & Girls Club Celebrates Thanksgiving Early

Thanksgiving came early at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara.


Santa Barbara County


"Lights On" Program Helps Inmates Released Overnight

When inmates are released from the Santa Barbara County jail, late at night,…


Boys & Girls Club Celebrates Thanksgiving Early

Thanksgiving came early at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara.


Holiday Thieves Are Out Shopping Too

Thieves are going shopping too this holiday season. That is the warning from…

Stolen Car Crash Chase and Two Teen Arrests in Santa Barba

Stolen Car, Crash, Chase and Two Teen Arrests in Santa Barbara

Two juveniles have been arrested for allegedly committing numerous crimes in…

Christmas holiday tree arrives in Santa Barbara

50-Foot Christmas Holiday Tree Arrives in Santa Barbara

A 50-foot tall Christmas holiday tree has arrived in downtown Santa Barbara. …

Single-Parent AHC Students Receive Thanksgiving Meal Packages

Single-parent students with Allan College College's CARE program receive…


King Tides To Hit Central Coast Over Thanksgiving Holiday

El Nino conditions could intensify power of the highest tides of the year.

Elephant at Zoo

Animals at Santa Barbara Zoo Enjoy Thanksgiving Treats

If anyone is an animal lover, get the kids out of the house on Thanksgiving…

Rescue Mission Serves Up Early Thanksgiving Feast

Rescue Mission Provides Free Services For Homeless

More than 100 homeless men and women were given a care package, as well as an…

Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit by MTD Shuttle in Santa Barbara

A Michigan man was killed Monday evening when an MTD shuttle collided with him…

Santa Maria Gang Sweep Nets 12 Arrests

A total of 12 suspected gang members or gang associates have been arrested in a…

City Responds To Water Main Breaks

City Water Main Replacement Stalled Due To Drought

The replacement project was shelved because of the drought.

San Luis Obispo County

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…

San Luis Obispo to March for Climate Action

San Luis Obispo community members will come together and march for climate…

Grover Beach to Hold "Dinner for a Cause"

Fin’s Restaurant will donate 100% of the proceeds from its “Dinner for A Cause”…

Christmas holiday lights

Atascadero to Light Up Sunken Gardens

Atascadero’s Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony, will be held on Friday December…

Weekend Picks 11-20-15

Here's what is happening this weekend up and down the coast. 

Pismo Beach Business Owner Starts Clothing Drive For Syrian Refugees

Pismo Beach business owner starts clothing and shoe drive for those in need.

Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab

Ice Cream Lab Creates New Flavors, Helps Community

More than 500 flavors have been created in the Ice Cream Lab. Many scoops sold…

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Ventura County

Ventura Man Facing String of Child Molestation Charges

Police have arrested a Ventura resident for allegedly having sex with a minor.…

Oxnard Mother Convicted of Murdering Newborn

A mother accused of leaving her newborn baby to die in a ditch at a Camarillo…

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

The Ventura County Sheriff's Department shares the following shopping safety…

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Winter Wine Walk Comes To Ventura

Mark your calendars! Snow will fall in Ventura on December 5th.

Search Underway For Missing Man After Boat Overturns Outside Ventura Harbor

A search is underway for a 65-year-old man after his boat overturned while…

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UPDATE: Santa Paula Toxic Explosion Investigation Leads to Indictment of Many

On Wednesday, the Ventura County District Attorney's Office announced the…

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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.


SEE International Art Show Restores Sight With Locally Produced Abstract Work

The SEE International art show at the Santa Barbara Library will help to…

Fundraiser Assists Severely Injured 10-year-old

A Santa Maria family held an all-day fundraiser Tuesday in honor of their son…

First Alert Weather Video Forecast

Fast-Moving Pre-Thanksgiving Storm

A fast-moving storm will bring light rain showers to our area through Wednesday morning, but Thanksgiving itself will be mild and mostly clear.

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

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Daily List

  • Tips for braving stormy holiday travel

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    AAA estimates that 3.6 million people will be flying this Thanksgiving, and close to 42 million will be on the roads. With all those people traveling, stormy weather could make for huge delays and headaches. Follow these tips from CNN for (hopefully) calm travels this holiday week.

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  • U.S. education fast facts map

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    This week is national education week.  This week honors those hard working, patient and understanding people whom we entrust our children to.  Learn a few things about school yourself.  Check out how schools in your state compare to others around the country.

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