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Governor Declares State Of Emergency In Santa Barbara County In Response To Oil Spill

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Wednesday a day after a ruptured pipeline spilled thousands of gallons of oil off the California coast.


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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.


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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.


An undated photo of murder suspect Elliot Rodger is seen at a press conference by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff in Goleta, California May 24, 2014. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Parents Sue County, Landlord Over Santa Barbara Rampage

The 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.


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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.


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Carpinteria Woman Attacked By 300-Pound Bear: “He Spared My Life”

A woman survived a bear attack in Santa Barbara County and is sharing her harrowing story with CBS2/KCAL9.


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57 Convicted Sex Offenders Arrested In Southland ICE Operation

The operation, which concluded Wednesday, resulted in 31 arrests in Los Angeles County, 11 in San Bernardino County, eight in Riverside County, four in Orange County, two in Ventura County and one in Santa Barbara County.


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All 20,000 Evacuation Orders Off In San Diego Fire

A wildfire that surged amid high heat and dry winds in drought conditions brought evacuation orders for more than 20,000 homes in and around San Diego, but all residents were told they could return home Tuesday night just a few hours later as cooler, calmer darkness fell.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

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4.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Santa Barbara

A magnitude-4.6 earthquake rattled Santa Barbara County Wednesday.

CBS Los Angeles–05/29/2013

4 Bodies Found Near Overturned Fishing Boat Off Channel Islands

Four bodies have been found near an overturned fishing boat off the coast of the Channel Islands, according to authorities.



‘Egyptian’ Ruins Reveal Classic Hollywood Era

There is an “Indiana Jones” style archaeological dig going on right now in our backyard — and it’s uncovering priceless artifacts of Hollywood’s history.