Refugio State Beach

Cleanup crews continue to battle an oil spill near Santa Barbara. (credit: CBS)

Federal Regulators Say Oil Pipeline Owner Will Have To Pass Series Of Tests Before Restarting

It was also announced on Friday that two popular beaches normally crowded on a Memorial Day weekend would be closed.

16 hours ago

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Santa Barbara DA’s Office Investigating ‘Potentially Criminal Statutes’ After Oil Spill

The Santa Barbara County District Attorney confirmed Wednesday her office was investigating the large oil spill along the coast of Central California.

05/20/2015

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Ruptured Pipeline Leads To Spill Of Thousands Of Gallons Of Oil Off Refugio State Beach

Authorities say a 24-inch underground pipeline ruptured Tuesday spilling thousands of gallons of oil off the Santa Barbara coastline.

05/19/2015

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1 Fatally Struck, 2 Others Injured While Taking Photos Near Train Tracks

Authorities say a passenger train struck people taking photos on a trestle on the California coast and one person was killed and two others were injured.

10/12/2014

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Friday Field Trip: San Ysidro Ranch

Nestled in the Montecito mountains, and just an hour and a half north of L.A., San Ysidro Ranch is a rare gem for discriminating travelers

CBS Los Angeles–03/02/2012

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Best Beach Camping Spots Near Los Angeles

Refugio State Beach (near SB) 10 Refugio Beach Road Goleta parks.ca.gov Located 20 miles west of Santa Barbara on Highway 101, Refugio State Beach is one of the finest coastal camping spots around. A clump […]

CBS Los Angeles–08/01/2011