Two teenagers whom authorities say were with a 14-year-old at the time of an apparent prank that involved being doused with lighter fluid and set on fire will be charged, it was announced Monday.
Officials in Santa Barbara on Saturday afternoon are trying to determine the source of smelly oil and tar balls that have forced the closure of a popular beach.
A fisherman is getting ready to get back in the water even after a shark took a bite out of his kayak this week.
Three California sea lions and an elephant seal who were exposed to an oil spill near Santa Barbara in May have been returned to the wild.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will conduct an investigation on Friday into the circumstances surrounding a deadly plane crash that occurred near Ojai.
Three Los Angeles residents who allegedly stole thousands of dollars worth of cosmetics from drug stores throughout Southern California remained in custody on Thursday.
No timeline has been set to restart the pipeline.
An oil spill from a ruptured pipeline near Santa Barbara, California, that fouled beaches for miles may have been far larger in volume than earlier projected.
Authorities were investigating an oil sheen in the water near Goleta Beach in Santa Barbara, officials said.
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.
Officials Friday announced plans to reopen Refugio State Beach following a massive oil spill that occurred near Santa Barbara.
Flowers Tuesday will be placed on the Hollywood Walk of Fame star of legendary film producer Jerry Weintraub.
The oil company temporarily ceased operations last week after Santa Barbara County rejected its emergency application to truck oil to refineries, spokesman Richard Keil said.
The pilot of a small aircraft, which is believed to have been registered to famed film composer James Horner, was killed when the plane crashed into a remote area about 60 miles north of Santa Barbara on Monday.
The cost of cleaning up the oil spill that fouled beaches last month on the California coast has reached $62 million so far, the pipeline company said Wednesday.