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Authorities Respond To ‘Possible Oil Spill’ Off Santa Barbara Coastline

Authorities were investigating an oil sheen in the water near Goleta Beach in Santa Barbara, officials said.

07/29/2015

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List Of Shower Shutdowns At California State Beaches

The state of California has released a list of public beaches that will have showers turned off in an effort to save water.

07/15/2015

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5 Things Not To Forget In Your Summer Beach Bag

A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.

07/15/2015

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6 Beach Escapes You Might Not Know About

Looking for a new beach getaway spot this summer? Wendy Francis, author of “The Summer Of Good Intentions,” shares her top 6 beach escapes that you might not know about.

07/14/2015

Officials say Jose Garcia was swimming near Tower 9 when he got caught up in a riptide Sunday. (Photo courtesy DMV)

Authorities ID Sun Valley Man Who Drowned At Zuma Beach

Authorities Monday identified a man who drowned at Zuma Beach when he became caught in a riptide in high surf and slipped under the waves.

07/13/2015

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Public Showers At California State Beaches To Shut Down In Effort To Save Water

The state of California has ordered that public showers at state beaches be shut down in an attempt to save water.

07/12/2015

Photo of the Pacific Ocean near Refugio State Beach dated May 21, 2015. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Southern California Beaches Tested For Tar Balls After Spill

Cleanup commanders said Saturday that they sampled beaches nearby and as far away as Newport Beach in Orange County to see if oil from the spill was continuing to wash up.

07/11/2015

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Pathway To ‘Billionaire’s Beach’ In Malibu Set For Official Reopening

Officials were set Tuesday to officially announce the opening of a new public pathway down to one of Malibu’s most hard-to-reach beaches.

07/07/2015

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Girl, 2, Burned By Smoldering Coals In Fire Pit At Dockweiler State Beach

The injury occurred at Dockweiler State Beach.

07/04/2015

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Officials Reopen El Capitan State Beach Closed In Refugio Oil Spill

El Capitan State Beach in Goleta has been cleared by the California Department of Parks and Recreation to re-open for camping and day use.

06/26/2015

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Oil From Santa Barbara Spill Spread To Redondo Beach

Oil from a Santa Barbara ruptured pipeline spread more than 100 miles to several Southland beaches, according to a report released Friday.

06/26/2015

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Chemists Link Single Tar Ball Found On Manhattan Beach With Refugio Spill

A single tar ball that washed up along Manhattan Beach last month has been linked to the Refugio oil spill, authorities said Monday.

06/22/2015

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Santa Monica Pier, Marina Del Rey Beaches Ranked Among Worst-Polluted In Calif.

The view from the Santa Monica Pier may draw millions of tourists every year, but the beach itself is among the most polluted in California, according to a report released Wednesday.

06/17/2015

Science Experiment

3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This Summer

The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.

06/11/2015

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Calif. AG Harris Tours Cleanup Efforts At Refugio State Beach

California Attorney General Kamala Harris was in Santa Barbara Thursday to tour cleanup efforts at the Refugio State Beach and the surrounding area affected by last month’s oil spill.

06/04/2015

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