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Carpinteria Considers Two New Hotels

Two  hotel projects on one site have been proposed in Carpinteria.


Firefighters Extinguish Berry Truck Fire

An Oxnard building is still standing, thanks to the quick work of firefighters.

Victim in Crash Near Vandenberg AFB Identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified the driver killed in Thursday night's crash near Vandenberg Air Force Base as 53-year-old Robert Brown of Lompoc.

Police suspect drugs in crash that injures pregnant woman

Whippets Found in Wreckage of Rollover Crash

Santa Barbara police said they found canisters of what looked like Nitrice Oxide inside the car of a driver suspected of running a red light and broadsiding a family's minivan.


Driver Runs Away During Attempted Traffic Stop

A California Highway Patrol officer was taken to the hospital to be treated for a minor injury following a foot pursuit.

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CHP Looking For Felony Hit-and-Run Suspect

A young Santa Maria man is fighting to recover from a serious hit-and-run accident over the weekend

Rollover Accident on Highway 154 Leads to Rescue

A Ford Explorer crashed and went over the side along Highway 154 near Santa Barbara Wednesday night

The Real Dangers of Distracted Driving

Machiattos, music, and test messaging all have one thing in common. They can be lethal when distracting a driver.

Mission Canyon Parking Folo

Residents Confused Over County's Parking Plan for Mission Canyon

Santa Barbara County has tried to smooth out a parking plan in Mission Canyon, but after two years of meetings, some residents say they just heard of it.  They also say, some of their street parking may be gone soon.

Cal Poly Student Killed in Crash

A solo vehicle crash in Thousand Oaks leaves one man dead Sunday.

Dad Behind Bars Accused of Reckless Driving with Toddler in Truck

Police say man was high on meth during high speed chase with police.

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Trailer Crash Leaves Two Horses Dead, Several Other Horses Injured

California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a crash involving a horse trailer that overturned.

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Military Ordnance Identified And Destroyed In Solvang

A large military shell left in a downtown Solvang garbage dumpster prompted hours of…

Westmont College Wins Back-To-Back Polo Titles

Westmont College Wins Back-To-Back Polo Titles

The national champion Westmont College men's polo team is being honored Thursday for…

Santa Barbara Water Drought Folo

More Water Savings Urged After Current Conservation Falls Short

The call for a 20-percent water reduction did not get residents and businesses to…

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Nevada driver charged $975 for gas

Imagine you put $10 worth of gas in your car using your debit card and got billed…

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5 simple tips to save at gas pump

You don't have to be a serious gearhead to ease your pain at the gas pump. We've…

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