California's Best Luxury ResortsLuxury resorts are typically defined by impeccable style, elegant furnishings and unrivaled service. But in California, where exclusive lodging is practically the norm, some have set the gold standard for contemporary luxury and classic sophistication.
Southern California Saw Hottest October On RecordMost of Southern California experienced the hottest October ever, with temperatures in some areas breaking records by several degrees.
Wildfire Chars 70 Acres Of Chaparral Above Santa BarbaraAir tankers, helicopters and more than 130 firefighters are working to beat back the flames before they move downhill toward homes below Montecito Peak.
Randy Quaid, Wife Held In Vermont In Connection With Santa Barbara ChargesActor Randy Quaid and his wife were ordered held on $500,000 bail each in Vermont on Monday on charges that they skipped out of the country five years ago after being charged with vandalism in California.
Murder-Suicide Victims Identified In Santa BarbaraJust before 8 a.m. -- a man called police indicating "a violent crime" had occurred at the location.
Looking For The 'Drunkest City In California?' Head To The BeachSanta Monica is known as the endpoint for Route 66 and the birthplace for much of California’s beach culture.
Santa Barbara Sheriff's Trying To Determine Why Missing Man Has 2 IdentitiesA man who went missing on September 6, 2015 at Brown’s Beach near Vandenberg Air Force Base is part of a mystery.
Regulators Found Shoddy Emergency Preparedness Documents At Oil Pipeline Company Months Before Santa Barbara SpillThe pipeline company responsible for an oil spill that blackened California beaches kept shoddy records on emergency training and how it would protect pristine coastline in the event of a break, federal regulators said Friday.
2 Teens Charged In Connection With Fire Incident Offered Second Chance By D.A.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: Oily Substances On Closed Santa Barbara Beach Have IncreasedOfficials 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.
Fisherman's Kayak Attacked By Shark Near Santa BarbaraA fisherman is getting ready to get back in the water even after a shark took a bite out of his kayak this week.
3 Sea Lions, Elephant Seal Injured By Refugio Oil Spill Released Into WildThree 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.