Oil Leak From Pipeline at Santa Maria Refinery

An oil leak coming from an underground pipe was discovered Wednesday morning at the Phillips 66 Oil Refinery in Santa Maria.


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Santa Barbara County

Oil Leak From Pipeline at Santa Maria Refinery

An oil leak coming from an underground pipe was discovered Wednesday morning at…

Lompoc Walgreens Evacuated Due to Suspicious Pressure Cooker

A suspicious pressure cooker outside a Walgreens store in Lompoc prompted an…

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Explosive Found in Santa Maria Home

Santa Maria police officers found quite the surprise when conducting a…

Oil Spill Traffic Impacts

Lane Closure Continues In Wake Of Refugio Oil Spill

The Plains All-American Pipeline spill is now three weeks old and road closures…

Golden State Water Customers Flood Public Hearing

A local water company was inundated with concerned customers at a public…

Israel-Based Company Picked To Restart Desal Plant

Israel-Based Company Picked To Restart Desal Plant

Plans for the desalination facility continue to push forward as a company has…

Lawsuit Filed Over Refugio Oil Spill Due to Financial Losses from the Closed Fishing Area

A Santa Barbara fisherman is at the leading edge of a class action lawsuit that…

Orcutt Woman Wakes up to Missing Car Tires

An Orcutt woman woke up to all four of her tires missing, a sight that's left…

Bike Company Giving Away Electric Bike

The Wave Electric Company is giving away one of their electric bicycles, and…

Extended Breath Holding Underwater Banned In City Pools

Santa Barbara Bans Extended Breath Holding In City-Run Pools

Santa Barbara along with New York are the first cities to ban the potentially…

Vehicle Rollover Near Montecito Snarls Traffic

Emergency crews from the Montecito Fire Protection District and the Santa…

Egg Prices Rising Fast, Some Take Drastic Measures

Egg prices on the rise and customers are not happy

San Luis Obispo County

Nipomo Residents See Panhandling Increase

From freeway ramps to downtown street corners, residents in Nipomo are growing…

Armed Suspect Arrested After Robbing an Atascadero 99 Cent Store

Atascadero police have arrested an armed suspect who they say robbed a 99 Cent…

Atascadero Biker Rescues Man from Rip Current

Boyd Tarwater says he was in the right place at the right time.

Burglary Suspects Break Into SLO Bank Storage Room

San Luis Obispo police are looking for two suspects who they say broke into a…

Armed Robbery Rattles Clerk at Paso Robles Business

A clerk's nerves were rattled after a man with a gun entered Chico's Cafe at…

Weekend Picks 5-22-15

Weekend Picks 5-23-15

Here's some of events happening up and down the coast in your neighborhoods.

SLO City Parts Ways with Police Chief

An agreement has been reached with San Luis Obispo Police Chief Steve Gesell on…

Atascadero Schools Placed On Lockdown After Possible Gunshot Heard

Two Atascadero schools were placed on lockdown Thursday morning following…


Poly House 2015 to Benefit an Atascadero Family

An annual spring project for Cal Poly graduate students brings hope and comfort…

Diablo Canyon Desal Water Now Available to Cal Fire

An agreement approved today by San Luis Obispo County Supervisors gives Cal…

New Grover Beach Police Chief Hired From Within

The Grover Beach City Council was told Monday night Police Commander John…

Nipomo Announces Changes To Water Disinfectant

The Nipomo Community Services District announces it will change the way water…

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Ventura County

Students Documenting Refugio Oil Spill

Students Documenting Refugio Oil Spill

The students have been hard at work since the spill occurred, combing beaches…

Tar Ball Cleanup At Ventura County Beaches

Tar Ball Cleanup At Ventura County Beaches

The effort to cleanup tar balls along Ventura County beaches is underway.


Frontier Riders Program

'Frontier Riders' Program Helps At-Risk Teens

The Santa Barbara Youth Project's Frontier Riders wrapped up a pilot program to…

Oil tar ball cleanup moves to beaches in Ventura County

Oil Company Sends Cleanup Crews To Ventura

About 30 oil spill clean up crew members picked up tar balls in the Pierpont…

Rincon, Miramar and Other Beaches checked for Refugio Oil Signs

Surfers say something unusual is on their beaches 30 miles from the Refugio…

Lottery Tickets Stolen From Oxnard Business

Oxnard Police need the public's help in identifying the suspect pictured here.…

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Frontier Riders Program

'Frontier Riders' Program Helps At-Risk Teens

The Santa Barbara Youth Project's Frontier Riders wrapped up a pilot program to…

Dancing With Our Community Stars Kicks Off

Contestants Revealed to Dance at Oxnard Salsa Festival

It's official:  the 2015 Dancing With Our Community Stars has kicked off for…


Summerland Hosts Annual Flower Empower Luncheon

NewsChannel 3's own Shirin Rajaee and Alan Rose were invited to M.C. the 5th…

Red Cross Heroes Breakfast

Red Cross Breakfast Honors Local Heroes

The American Red Cross of Santa Barbara County hosted its first-ever Heroes…

Cooking Up Dreams to benefit local at-risk children

Chefs to "Cook Up Dreams" At New Culinary Competition

You're invited to a new event in Santa Barbara that will tickle your taste-buds…

Red Cross Hereos Breakfast Preview

Red Cross to Celebrate Community Heroes Thursday

This week you can help celebrate our local, every day heroes at a special…

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