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Wallace Dawson Funeral Service

Community Comes Together To Honor Sgt. Wallace Dawson

After 64 years Sgt. Wallace Dawson, who was a prisoner of the Korean War has finally returned home. Today was the funeral that his twin brother and the rest of the Dawson Family has longed for.

11 Year old Faith Gets Moment in Time

Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation Grants Moment in Time

The Teddy Bear Cancer foundation will host its inaugural Moments in Time fundraising event Saturday night, and one little girl is getting recognized.  

Eleven year old Faith is a  5th grader from Santa Maria. She was diagnosed with Stage 2 Hodgkins Lymphoma and will soon be completing her last round of chemo therapy in the coming weeks.

More Than 500,000 Miles Donated To Grant Wishes of Sick Children

Wednesday was World Wish Day and we'd like to thank you for taking part in helping make some local ones come true.  NewsChannel 3, KCOY 12 Central Coast Local News, and Fox 11 hosted a miles drive to benefit Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Rudys Wish Granted Help Make More Wishes Come True

Wish Granted for 6-Year-Old in Goleta

Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties brings hope to local children with life-threatening medical conditions.  Our very own Meredith Garofalo had the chance to sit down with 6-year-old Rudy and his family, who had his wish granted in 2013 and who shares his story of hope.


Goleta Women Crochet For Local Charities

Fifty women from Goleta and Santa Barbara gather weekly to crochet and knit items for local charities including Serenity House, Food from the Heart, and intensive care units. 

Legally Blonde The Music This Weekend at Dos Pueblos

Musical Version of Legally Blonde Performed This Weekend

Are you a fan of Legally Blonde?
Students at Dos Pueblos High School are bringing it to life this weekend in the form of a musical!

Cachuma Fishing derby

Neal Taylor Nature Center Helped with Cachuma Trout Derby Turnout

Even with Cachuma Lake down due to the drought, interest in catching prize winning fish was up, over the weekend for the annual Neal Taylor Nature Center fundraiser.

Band Dancers Perform For 5 000 Elementary Students

Band, Dancers Perform For 5,000 Elementary Students

Nearly 5,000 elementary school student were treated to a special show at the Santa Barbara Bowl Wednesday.

Oxnard Police Partner With Local Non-Profit to Help Mixteco Community

The Oxnard Police Department announced a partnership with the Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP) to provide translation services for the Mixteco community.

paper shred

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft By Shredding Old Documents

It is almost time for Community Shred Day. NewsChannel 3 is teaming up with Union Bank to host the shred event.

Ojai Family Loses Home in Fire

Ojai Community Comes Together To Help Family that Lost Everything in Fire

An Ojai family is trying to figure out what to do next after losing everything they own in a fire.

Prom Boutique Lends Dresses For Free to Teens

Free Prom Dresses Available to Borrow For Teens

The Assistance League of Santa Barbara is having a prom boutique to help create fairy tale proms for free across Santa Barbara County.

Local Headlines

Lompoc Council Approves Brewery Loan

Solvang Brewing Company buys former Beattie Ford property.

British women row into Santa Barbara

British Rowers Dock In Santa Barbara For Repairs

Four British women rowed into the Santa Barbara Harbor Tuesday evening in hopes of…

Swimming pools spared from new drought restrictions

Pools Spared By Drought Restrictions

The Santa Barbara City Council voted to declare a stage 3 drought emergency, but…

Berry Blast Off finalists compete in Oxnard

Berry Blast Off Finalists Chosen

Chef's faced-off for the first round of the California Strawberry Festival's 7th…

Parent Company of Coco's Bakery Restaurant Responds to Document Dump Allegations

After our camera captured documents with social security numbers, addresses and…


Art Foundry Gone, and Many Upset People are Looking for Their Money

The operators of a Santa Barbara business site in the popular "Funk Zone" have…

Newsroom Tipline

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,…

NewsChannel 3 Investigates Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord w

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord with Customers

A Santa Barbara guitar company and its owner are striking the wrong chord with…

Tipline Investigation Craigslist Rental Scam

Tipline Investigation: Craigslist Scam Targets Desperate Renters

In this Tipline investigation we expose a rental scam that will have you doing a…

Tipline Run or Dye

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. …

Santa Barbara City Council Agrees to ZIR Changes

The Santa Barbara City Council is moving ahead with changes to its Zoning…

Tipline Investigation: Unraveling Santa Barbara's ZIR Mess

We have an update on a Tipline investigation that exposed serious flaws within the…

Family Headlines


Princess Charlotte: Birth certificate on view

The birth of the UK's newest royal is now a matter of official government record.

Motherhood rankings

It's dangerous to be a mother in many countries

The United States continues to be outpaced by smaller countries in its treatment of…

Nepal Earthquake rubble April 29

Nepal surrogate mother to father: Baby's well

Nafisa is one of the many surrogate mothers here in Nepal waiting to give birth.



Lee Hsien Loong

Singapore PM shares Sudoku computer code

When you're the leader of a nation your duties are rarely limited to simply…

Espresso in space

Here's how to make espresso in outer space

Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is not only the first Italian woman in…

Dana Adobe Providing a Link to California's Past

The historic Dana Adobe in Nipomo provides a unique cultural experience that allows…

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