NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Los Alamos Restaurant Settles Complaint Over ADA Dispute

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or the ADA, has been the law since 1990. But, there is still so much confusion that leads to disputes and in some cases lawsuits.

Grand Jury Report Backs Up NewsChannel 3 Investigations

A Grand Jury launched its investigation after we aired a series of reports exposing serious flaws in the ZIR's. We showed how mistakes by city inspectors created nightmares for people trying to sell their home.

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord with Customers

A Santa Barbara guitar company and its owner are striking the wrong chord with musicians all over the country.

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Tipline Investigation: Craigslist Scam Targets Desperate Renters

In this Tipline investigation we expose a rental scam that will have you doing a double take.

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Tipline Investigation: Charities Struggle with Run or Dye Broken Promises

Trouble is brewing for the company that puts on the popular Run or Dye events.  They're sold as the world's most colorful 5K runs because the runners are showered with dye in various colors during the run.

Santa Barbara City Council Agrees to ZIR Changes

The Santa Barbara City Council is moving ahead with changes to its Zoning Information Reports or ZIRs.

Tipline Investigation: Unraveling Santa Barbara's ZIR Mess

We have an update on a Tipline investigation that exposed serious flaws within the Santa Barbara planning department.

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Tipline Investigation: Don't Fall For the Wheelchair Scam

Our Tipline investigation begins with a sob story. Every scammer has one. They love to suck their victims in with a good tear-jerker, a story that pulls at the heart strings.

Run or Dye Event Cancelled Under Cloud of Suspicion

The Run or Dye event scheduled for Ventura this Saturday, November 8, will not happen.

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Tipline Exclusive: SoCal Edison Accused Of Delaying Solar Applications

A nasty feud is brewing between many solar companies and Southern California Edison.

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Father of Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada Speaks Out

"Margay touched so many lives, and was so outgoing and gregarious", says Jeff Edwards as he reflects on the life and sudden death of his 27-year-old daughter Margay Edwards whose body was found decomposing in the Nevada desert near the town of Pahrump, just outside Las Vegas, last week, "disbelief is the first thing that crosses your mind, surrealism, you want to wake up from a bad dream but it doesn't happen."

Plea for Help from Family of Murdered Santa Maria Man

As Javier Limon Jr. stares at a collection of photographs of his late father Javier Sr., other grieving Limon family members are asking for help from the community in solving his murder mystery.

Local Headlines

Santa Ynez Valley Rancher Willy Chamberlin Dies

Former county supervisor, devoted cowboy succumbs to prostate cancer at age 75.

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Cachuma Lake Plays Key Role in Saving Endangered Steelhead Trout

Cachuma Lake hit its high water mark in July, 2011. Lake officials expect water…

Source of Miles-Long Oil Sheen Off Goleta Beach Remains Unknown

Emergency crews responded to Goleta Beach on reports of a very large oil sheen in…

Oil Slick Could Impact Sea Birds

The oil slick off the coast of Goleta is having a direct impact on our wildlife,…

Brush Fire Breaks Out Near Tepusquet Road

A brush fire broke out on Highway 166 about 6 miles east of Tepusquet Road just…

California Mid-State Fair Entertainment A Popular Draw

For nearly 50 years, the California Mid-State Fair has provided world class…

What's Right

Dancing With Our Community Stars at Oxnard Salsa Festival

Local Stars Dance for Charities At Oxnard Salsa Festival

The Oxnard Salsa Festival's Dancing With Our Community Stars including one of our…

Bacara Fundraiser Tonight

Fundraiser at the Bacara Resort Tonight

As part of the Dancing With Our Community Stars competition at the Oxnard Salsa…

New Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinic Opens in Goleta

New Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinic Opens in Goleta

A new permanent Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinic is now up and running in Goleta.

Music Group From Ireland Preforms In Front Of Santa Barbara

Music Group From Ireland Preforms In Front Of Santa Barbara City Hall

A marching band from Ireland will be in the July 4th parade in Santa Barbara this…

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Give Back at Joe's Crab Shack Today

If you enjoy lunch or dinner today at Joe's Crab Shack in Ventura, a portion of…

CADA Dine Out Event

Restaurants Team Up To Raise Money for Substance Abuse Prevention Program

Santa Barbara County’s largest one day 'dine out fundraiser' was held Tuesday. It…

Latest Recalls

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Chrysler to pay $105 million for mishandling recalls

Federal safety regulators said Sunday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will pay a…

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Chrysler recalls 1.4 million hackable cars

Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles that can be remotely hacked over the…

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Over 2 million more cars added to Takata recall

Over 2 million more vehicles were added to official lists of models being recalled…

Personal Finance

Couple pays off $100,000 in debt

Extreme savers pay off $100K in debt in 4 years

A Tennessee couple pays off $100,000 in debt in just four years.

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What does estate planning cost?

If you haven't started estate planning yet, it's not too late, and it doesn't have…

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Avoid these 8 mistakes during estate planning

Drafting an estate plan is an important step for every adult, but there are several…

Real Estate Headlines

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'Breaking Bad' house goes up for sale

"Breaking Bad" fans going through withdrawal, listen up: You can buy Jesse Pinkman's house.

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Trump sells Manhattan penthouse for $21 million

Donald Trump has sold a Manhattan penthouse for a cool $21 million.

The presidential candidate unloaded his 24th floor place in the Trump Park Avenue building in New York. The 6,200-square-foot unit, number 24, takes up an entire floor and has five b...

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Backyard sells for $2M in London real estate boom

Even in London's white hot real estate market, this seems crazy. A small garden in the British capital smashed expectations to fetch £1.26 million ($2 million) at auction last week.

Irresistible Headlines

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Rare blue moon comes Friday

If anything unusual happens to you Friday, you'll be right to say it was "once in a…

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Man serenades cops with banjo during standoff

Unsurprisingly, there were no requests for "Free Bird" during this impromptu…

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Real-life Hulk picks up car, moves it from bike lane

A man moving a parked car out of a bike lane has gone viral, garnering nearly 5…

 
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