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Thanksgiving Grocery Rush Impacted By Haggen Closures

The last minute rush to buy groceries for Thanksgiving meals made for long…

Tipline Investigation Wild Uber Ride

Tipline Investigation: Wild Uber Ride

Had too much to drink? Call Uber and get home safe. But, what if the Uber…

CHP Maximum Enforcement Over Holiday Weekend

More patrol officers on duty through Sunday night.

Stabbing Near Santa Maria Town Center Mall

Santa Maria Police are investigating a stabbing near the Town Center Mall…


Kiwanis Staff Serves Holiday Lunch Early for Over 300

Residents with disabilities were given a special Thanksgiving lunch today…


Funk Zone Construction Becomes Crunch Zone for Some Local Businesses

Jason Feist has some of the top surfboards, paddleboards, and accessories on…

Surviving on Minimum Wage in the Central Coast

It's common knowledge, living on the central coast is expensive; Bills can add…

Cinderella Raises Curtain On PCPA Season

The Broadway adaptation of the timeless classic opens the 52nd season of PCPA…

Suspect Pursuit in Carpinteria

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies are on an active pursuit of a suspect…

Gaviota Traffic Clears After Series of Highway 101 Accidents

Southbound Highway 101 traffic has returned to normal after a series of…

Central Coast Rescue Mission Feeds More at Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

The Central Coast Rescue Mission fed hundreds of people at their annual…

Santa Maria Residents React to Recent Gang Sweeps

Gang sweeps put on by several local and state agencies sent 12 suspected gang…

San Luis Obispo County

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.

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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…

San Luis Obispo to March for Climate Action

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

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Ventura County

CHP Maximum Enforcement Over Holiday Weekend

More patrol officers on duty through Sunday night.

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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…

Blood Drive Today

Thanks-Giving Blood Drive Is Today!

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

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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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…

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Pleasant Thanksgiving Weather!

Although temperatures will be below average, we can expect a mostly sunny and pleasant Thanksgiving along California's Central and South Coasts.  Have a happy and safe…

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    Here's some background information about Thanksgiving Day, celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. In 2015, Thanksgiving is Nov. 26th.

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