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Campus Police Town Hall Meeting

UC Santa Barbara Student Safety is Discussed at Town Forum

UC Santa Barbara students who are also Isla Vista residents say recent crimes…

Highway 101 Fatal Car Revealed

Triple Fatal Crash Involves Special Examination of Smashed Cars

A team of specially trained California Highway Patrol officers are doing a…

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Study Says Fracking Ban Ballot Initiative Bad for Jobs, Economy

A new energy industry-backed study says a ballot initiative that would ban…

Food Processing Facility in Santa Maria to Boost Strawberry

Santa Maria Food Processing Facility to Boost Top Cash Crop

A massive agricultural facility could be just the boost Santa Maria's economy…

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School Board Approves Computer Science Academy

A new academy at Santa Barbara High School will give students a leg up on a…

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Study Says Produce Prices to Climb

You already think your groceries cost too much--now a new study says it'll…

Ordinary Citizens Receive Awards for Acts of Heroism

Ordinary Citizens Receive Awards For Acts of Heroism

The Santa Barbara Police Department recognized some ordinary citizens doing…

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff Candidates Face-Off

Santa Barbara County Sheriff candidates squared-off at a candidates forum…

State Street Benches Gone

Benches Removed in Two Block Area of Downtown Santa Barbara

Benches have been removed in a two block area of State Street between Haley and…

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Extensive Investigation into Triple Fatal Accident

An extensive investigation is underway to determine the cause of death in a…

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SB Unified School District Votes On Layoff Notices

Some employees of the Santa Barbara Unified School District might get layoff…

Bed Taxes May Increase In SB County

"Bed Taxes" May Increase In SB County

Santa Barbara County supervisors voted four-to-one today to move forward with…

San Luis Obispo County

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San Miguel Man Arrested for Installing Surveillance in Neighbors' Vents

Northern San Luis Obispo County residents are asked to check their ventilations…

Grover Beach Grand Theft

Grover Beach Grand Theft

Surveillance video shows man walk up to front door of home, and take two…

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New Boat To Fight SLO County Drug Smuggling

San Luis Obispo County will use a $493,013 federal grant to watch for and…

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Visitors Wary of Fragile, Dying Trees in Nipomo Community Park

Keep your eyes on the trees! Visitors to the Nipomo Community Park are keeping…

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Cal Poly Open House Brings Big Tourism

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s open house attracted around 10,000 prospective…

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Contagious Diseases Making a Comeback in California

Deadly diseases that were a thing of the past are making a comeback in…

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Same Suspect in Pismo, Atascadero, and Arroyo Grande Bank Robberies

Arroyo Grande and Pismo Beach police departments say they will charge Santa…

Panga Boat Press Conference

Big Drop in Smuggling Boats Making it to Shore in 2014

There's been a significant drop in smuggling boats bringing illegal immigrants…

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Local Attorney Runs in Boston Marathon

A local attorney was among the tens of thousands of people who ran in this…

An Easter Redemption

It was a special Easter Sunday for a central coast man who said he’s come a…

Horseback Riding for Therapy

Horseback Riding for Therapy

Jack’s Helping Hand, a San Luis Obispo non-profit group, known for helping…

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Water Allotments Increase for California Farmers

California farmers and cities are set to get more water, as state and federal…

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Ventura County

The Port of Hueneme Plugs-in New Grid Based Shore Power Syst

The Port of Hueneme Plugs-in New Grid Based Shore Power System for Ships

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at The Port of Hueneme on Thursday to launch…

Fire Clearance Deadline Quickly Approaching

Fire Clearance Deadline Quickly Approaching

High fire season is almost here and that means it is time to get rid of any…

Santa Barbara Votes on Gang Injunction

Santa Barbara City Council Votes on Gang Injunction

Gang Injunction opponents outnumbered supporters at a public hearing before the…

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Contagious Diseases Making a Comeback in California

Deadly diseases that were a thing of the past are making a comeback in…

San Miguel Island Closed To Public

San Miguel Island Closed To Public

San Miguel Island just off our coast, is off-limits right now. The navy is…

Panga Boat Press Conference

Big Drop in Smuggling Boats Making it to Shore in 2014

There's been a significant drop in smuggling boats bringing illegal immigrants…

What's Right

TODAY: Avoid Identity Theft By Shredding Old Documents

Union Bank is partnering with NewsChannel 3 to sponsor a free shred day in…

Lost Wedding Ring Found After Two Years

An Ojai couple was reunited with a wedding ring that was lost at Ellwood Beach…

Cota Sycamore Tree Dedicated To California Television Host

A ceremony honoring the legacy of popular television host Huell Howser was held…

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child abuse is a huge problem not just nationally but right here in Santa…

Charity Ride Across U.S. in Memory of John Dodge

Charity Ride Across U.S. to Honor Best Friend's Legacy

A tragedy inspires a Lompoc man to try something he's never done before: ride…

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Miles Needed to Make Kids Wishes Come True

If you want to make a different in the life of a child and have some extra…

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Thursday Evening Forecast

Thursday Evening Forecast

Gusty winds tonight will give way to a cool and at times showery day tomorrow as a late-season storm drops down the coast.

Thursday Morning Forecast

Thursday Morning Forecast

Mostly sunny with daytime highs in the 60s and 70s and a few 80s inland.

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    April is Lawn and Garden Month. It is time to brush off those gardening tools and get outside. From gardening to lawn care, check out these 26 tips for keeping your yard looking good.

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