GoPro Video Shows 'Aggressive' Hammerhead Shark Trying To Ram Kayaker: 'I Had To Hit Him Over 20 Times'Even after McCracken made it to shore at Gaviota State Park, the shark paced in three feet of water as if it was waiting for the him to return.
Pilot, Passenger Found Dead In Wreckage Of Small Plane Crash North Of OjaiA pilot and passenger have been found dead in the wreckage of a small airplane that crashed in a remote area of Southern California.
Scientist: Oil Slick Likely From Natural Seafloor SeepageThe Santa Barbara County Department of Public Health said the slick provided no threat to public health and safety, although officials advised people to avoid contact with the oil.
Hikers Sought In Possible Connection With Wildfire Near LompocFirefighters Tuesday continued their efforts to contain a vegetation fire that erupted in Santa Barbara County.
Volunteers Sought To Help Clean Up Santa Barbara-Area Beaches Fouled By Oil SpillOfficials have put a call out for volunteers to help clean up an oil spill along a stretch of pristine beach in Santa Barbara County.
Ruptured Oil Pipeline In Santa Barbara To Be Removed, Volunteers Requested To Help Clean UpAuthorities Tuesday will begin removing the pipeline that burst in Santa Barbara County and leaked thousands of gallons of oil into the ocean.
Oil Spill Off Santa Barbara Coast DowngradedPlains All American Pipeline is downgrading the amount of oil it says spilled off a California coastline in a worst-case scenario.
Governor Declares State Of Emergency In Santa Barbara County In Response To Oil SpillGov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Wednesday a day after a ruptured pipeline spilled thousands of gallons of oil off the California coast.
Ruptured Pipeline Leads To Spill Of Thousands Of Gallons Of Oil Off Refugio State BeachAuthorities say a 24-inch underground pipeline ruptured Tuesday spilling thousands of gallons of oil off the Santa Barbara coastline.
Santa Barbara Woman Tests Negative For Ebola A Santa Barbara County woman Monday hospitalized for Ebola symptoms has tested negative for the virus, according to officials.
Parents Sue County, Landlord Over Santa Barbara RampageThe parents of three victims of a deadly rampage in Santa Barbara, California, last year are suing the county, the Sheriff's Department and the apartment building where the accused killer lived.
Shark Attacks Kayakers Off Santa Barbara County Coast A group of kayakers issued distress calls twice on Friday near Point Conception after coming under attack from a shark.