Santa Barbara County

Chumash helping with water for Rey fire fight

Chumash Tribe Helping with Fire Fight by Providing Water

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has offered its wastewater supply to…

Suspects in Santa Maria String of Car Burglaries Arrested

Two Santa Maria men alleged to be responsible for numerous "window smash" car…

Zika Virus Prompts New FDA Recommendations For All Blood Donations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending all blood banks…

Coffee Cat Closing in Downtown Santa Barbara After More Than 20 Years

A Santa Barbara Coffee Shop on a busy corner for more than 20 years is no…

Cachuma Lake water release is ending next week

Cachuma Lake Water Release Ending Early

The water release for downstream users from Cachuma Lake to the lower Santa…

Weekend Picks 8-26

Weekend Picks 8-26

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

Father Pleads with Santa Barbara County to Let Him Keep His Daughter's Roadside Memorial

Santa Barbara County Public Works ordered Finn Lund to remove a roadside shrine…

Santa Maria School Receives $20,000 in New Band Instruments

Tommie Kunst Junior High School in Santa Maria now has 15 new instruments…

Bar Fire Burning Caused by Bird Coming in Contact With Power Lines

A 20-acre brush fire has been reported near Refugio Canyon and U.S. Highway…

Pregnant Woman Tests Positive for Zika Virus in Santa Barbara County

Public health officials confirmed the first case of travel-associated Zika…

KCOY Temporarily Off Air While Crews Do Maintenance Work to Broadcast Tower

KCOY 12 is temporarily off the air to allow maintenance crews to make needed…

San Luis Obispo County

Chimney Fire in SLO County Burns 45,008 Acres, 51% Containment

Follow this thread for continued updates on the Chimney Fire.


Police Investigating Atascadero Walgreens Armed Robbery

Atascadero police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred just before…

UPDATE: No TCE found in SLO Airport Tests

San Luis Obispo County officials are investigating possible sources of…

SLO County Early Warning System Sirens to be Tested Over the Weekend

The county of San Luis Obispo will be testing its Early Warning System sirens…

Safety Message for Residents Returning After Being Evacuated in Recent Fires

A safety message from Cal Fire to residents returning home after being…

Weekend Picks 8-26

Weekend Picks 8-26

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

SLO County Chimney Fire Slows, Evacuation Orders Lifting

More than 43,000 acres have burned with containment at 41% Thursday night.

Local Companies Raise Money Together

Sales of Water for Good at Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab makes enough money to…

Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Arroyo Grande Underway

A reported armed carjacking suspect was shot by a police officer Thursday…

Three Sacramento Men Arrested For Armed Robbery in SLO

Three men in their early 20's from Sacramento are behind bars accused of…

Chimney Fire Firefighters Get Boost From Caring Canines

SLODOG licensed therapy dogs providing welcome comfort, distraction.

More Homes Lost to Chimney Fire in SLO County

48 homes, 20 buildings destroyed, hundreds more threatened.

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Ventura County

Weekend Picks 8-26

Weekend Picks 8-26

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

Ventura County Confirms First Zika Case

A case of Zika virus is confirmed in Ventura County.

DA Formally Charges Ventura County Sheriff's Deputy Suspected of Embezzling Prescription Medication

Criminal charges have officially been filed against a Ventura County Sheriff's…

Jane Laut sentenced to 50 plus years for Olymians death

Jane Laut Gets 50 Years To Life For Murder Of Olympic Medalist Husband

Saturday will mark the 7th anniversary of the shooting death of Dave Laut.

805 Getting An Additional Area Code

805 Getting An Additional Area Code

In an estimated two years the area from Ventura County to San Luis Obispo…

Brooks Institute Has Final Class School Permanently Closed

Ventura Says Brooks Institute Owes It $60,000

Brooks Institute was in the process of moving its campus to Ventura’s downtown…

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Chimney Fire Firefighters Get Boost From Caring Canines

SLODOG licensed therapy dogs providing welcome comfort, distraction.

Sprouts Farmers Market Opens In Goleta

A new grocery store just opened up in Goleta. Sprouts Farmers Market opened…

Free glasses from the Eyeglass Factory

Free Glasses Offered from The Eyeglass Factory for Students in Need

As the school year gets underway, the Eyeglass Factory is offering free…

Central Coast Kids Receive Free Dental Care

Hundreds of kids are receiving free dental care this Thursday. The free dental…

Local Real Estate Agent to Donate Entire Commission to Cottage Children's Medical Center

A Santa Barbara real estate agent promises to donate 100% of his commission to…

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    With Friday marking National Dog Day, check out which 10 dog breeds are the most popular in the U.S., based off American Kennel Club registration numbers for 2015.

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