Santa Barbara County


Haggen Opens in Goleta With Big Crowds Coming to See the New Grocery Store

As customers streamed in, Haggen opened its first store in Goleta.  Doors…


Local Water Districts Paying Attention To Court Ruling Against Tiered Water Rates

A California appeals court ruled that San Juan Capistrano's tiered water rates…

6 Patients Of Dr. Thomashefsky Test Positive For Hep C

The positive cases are from a group of 219 people who participated in the first…

11-Year-Old Oxnard Student Wins Strawberry Festival Design Competition

At just 11 years old, Diamaya Avila from Curren Elementary School in Oxnard…

Santa Barbara Woman Needs Kidney Donor

Santa Barbara Woman Turns To Social Media To Find Kidney Donor

Thirty-year-old Ashley Somics kidney is failing for the second time in her life.


Homeless Survey Shows a Drop From Two Years Ago

The number of homeless people in Santa Barbara County has gone down based on a…

Health & Fitness Fair Held At Santa Maria High School

For the first time ever, a health and fitness fair was held at Santa Maria…

Candle Believed to be Behind Santa Maria Blaze

A candle is believed to be behind a fire that forced four people from their…


Neal Taylor Nature Center Helped with Cachuma Trout Derby Turnout

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

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Document Shredding Events Up and Down the Coast

Community West Bank is rolling out its annual "Spring Shred It" campaign. The…

UCSB Hosts Event To Help Disabled Student Athletes

UC Santa Barbara Hosts Swim Event Supporting Disabled Student Athletes

Dozens of people hit the pool for the university's first "Swim with Mike" event.

Students In Guadalupe Learn Street Art

As part of an ongoing cultural arts program, students this week at Mary Buren…

San Luis Obispo County

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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…

2 Hurt by Suspected SLO Drunk Driver

A San Luis Obispo man is in jail after police say he had been drinking under…

SLO Police Looking for Male Involved in Two Residential Burglaries

Police are on the lookout for a suspect they say broke into two homes in San…

Cal Poly Lifts Social Probation for Fraternities and Sororities

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo's Greek System is no longer on social probation.

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Ventura County

36-year Wrongfully Convicted Ventura Inmate To Walk Free

The Ventura County Superior Court is expected to drop charges tomorrow against…

Buena High School Receives National Award

Buena High School Receives National Award

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

Salmonella Outbreak in Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties

The Ventura County Public Health Department announced a Salmonella Paratyphi…

11-Year-Old Oxnard Student Wins Strawberry Festival Design Competition

At just 11 years old, Diamaya Avila from Curren Elementary School in Oxnard…

Ventura Fault Capable of 8 0 Earthquake

Ventura Fault Capable of 8.0 Earthquake

The Los Angeles Times reports that new research shows the Ventura fault is…


Francisco Santana Gearing Up For HBO Co-Main Event Fight

Santa Barbara native and professional boxer Francisco Santana is gearing for…

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Neal Taylor Nature Center Helped with Cachuma Trout Derby Turnout

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

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…

Ojai Family Loses Home in Fire

Ojai Community Comes Together To Help Family that Lost Everything in Fire

An Ojai family is trying to figure out what to do next after losing everything…

Prom Boutique Lends Dresses For Free to Teens

Free Prom Dresses Available to Borrow For Teens

The Assistance League of Santa Barbara is having a prom boutique to help create…


'Fly Girls' fromSanta Barbara Ready for Air Race and to Promote Female Pilots

Three women, all in their 20's, are set to soar off on a dream of a lifetime…

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