Santa Barbara County

American dream out of reach for due to lack of supply

Home Prices And Rents Out Of Reach For Many

The dream of owning a home in California may be fading faster than you think.


Santa Barbara Students Make Shirts for Local Boxer's Big HBO Fight

Custom t-shirts for boxer Francisco "Chia" Santana, made at Santa Barbara High…

Santa Barbara Police Internal Investigation

Santa Barbara Police Officer Investigated For Misconduct

A video posted to YouTube has sparked an internal investigation at the Santa…


Capps Wants Tougher Fracking Rules on Offshore Drilling

Congresswoman Lois Capps (D) California, wants tougher rules on hydraulic…

Steve Sax Inspires Youth In Santa Maria

Former Los Angeles Dodgers great Steve Sax has been in Santa Maria this week to…

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Doctor Says Syndrome X Is Preventable and Treatable

Syndrome X is an illness millions of Americans get each year and doctors state…

Day of Hope Brings In Record Amount Of Donations

The one-day fundraiser for Mission Hope Cancer Center exceeded expectations by…

Santa Maria Natural History Museum: A Community Gem

Admission is always free and there is an Earth Day celebration April 25.

Time Stands Still In Historic Santa Maria Neighborhood

The historic Palm Court Drive in Santa Maria is a charming, well-kept, circular…


Goleta Women Crochet For Local Charities

Fifty women from Goleta and Santa Barbara gather weekly to crochet and knit…

Woman Speaks About Orcutt Car Chase

Orcutt Woman Recounts Ordeal After Pursuit Suspect Breaks Into Her Home

Stephan Alan Brewer, 29, led California Highway Patrol officers on a pursuit…

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2012 Goleta Murder Case Revealed by Sheriff

A man reported missing in 2012 was in fact a murder investigation when the…

San Luis Obispo County

Creationism Pulled from Arroyo Grande High School Curriculum

The Lucia Mar Unified School District is investigating claims that an Arroyo…

Pismo Beach Police Dispatchers Use Treadmill While At Work

The Pismo Beach Police Department is allowing its dispatchers to maintain their…

Grover Beach Police Carves Stronger Social Media Presence

A nationwide survey shows more than 90 percent of law enforcement agencies use…

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San Luis Obispo Home Fire Turns Fatal

A San Luis Obispo resident has died following a fire that broke out inside a…

UPDATE: Missing Grover Beach Man Found

The Grover Beach Police Department confirmed that Kenneth Vernon LaBarr, 51,…

Morro Bay Police Investigating Strong Arm Robbery

Morro Bay Police are investigating a strong arm robbery that took place near…

Oceano Community Services District Board Approves Water Rate Increase

Its a drought dilemma for water districts and purveyors on the Central Coast.

Unusual Jellyfish Surface At Central Coast Beaches

Some unusual looking jellyfish are catching the eyes of beachgoers and people…

UPDATE: Fourth Victim Identified in Child Molestation Case Against Arroyo Grande 'Citizen of Year'

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office said it has identified a fourth…

Cab Driver Chases Off Intruder in San Luis Obispo

Police are still searching for a suspect involved with two residential…

Fire Crews Mopping Up Fire on TV Tower Road

Fire agencies received a report of a fire on TV Tower Road, west of Highway…

Two Hurt in Weekend Crash Near Cuesta College

Rescue workers had to help two people out of a vehicle crash near Cuesta…

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Ventura County

Oxnard Police Seek Public's Help to Bring Killer To Justice

A killer remains on the loose one year after the murder of 78-year-old Ruben…

Rialto Man Killed in Camarillo Train Accident

A man is dead Thursday morning after a freight train struck his 2014 Ford…

Santa Paula Gang Members Arrested

Four documented Santa Paula gang members were taken into custody early Thursday…

Vigil held for Santa Barbara High Grad Killed By Police

Vigil Held In Santa Barbara for Mother Killed In Oxnard

Activists passed out candles next the the Santa Barbara Courthouse on Wednesday…

Charges Dropped After Ventura Man Serves 36 Years in Prison

The Ventura County Superior Court has dropped the murder charge against a man…

Buena High School Receives National Award

Buena High School Receives National Award

Today the National Park Service announces Buena High School’s Environmental…

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Goleta Women Crochet For Local Charities

Fifty women from Goleta and Santa Barbara gather weekly to crochet and knit…

Legally Blonde The Music This Weekend at Dos Pueblos

Musical Version of Legally Blonde Performed This Weekend

Are you a fan of Legally Blonde?
Students at Dos Pueblos High School are…

Cachuma Fishing derby

Neal Taylor Nature Center Helped with Cachuma Trout Derby Turnout

Even with Cachuma Lake down due to the drought, interest in catching prize…

Band Dancers Perform For 5 000 Elementary Students

Band, Dancers Perform For 5,000 Elementary Students

Nearly 5,000 elementary school student were treated to a special show at the…

Oxnard Police Partner With Local Non-Profit to Help Mixteco Community

The Oxnard Police Department announced a partnership with the Mixteco/Indigena…

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Protect Yourself From Identity Theft By Shredding Old Documents

It is almost time for Community Shred Day. NewsChannel 3 is teaming up with…

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A weak cold front will sweep through the area tomorrow, with rain for some and gusty winds for all areas.

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    The Sustainable Development Solutions Network released its annual World Happiness report. Here are the top 10 happiest countries in the world, according to the 2015 report.

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  • Autism Awareness Month



    In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the Autism Society has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month since the 1970s. The United States recognizes April as a special opportunity for everyone to educate the public about autism and issues within the autism community. Learn more about autism here.

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