Santa Barbara

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.
Pilot Dies After Small Plane Crashes Near OjaiThe National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will conduct an investigation on Friday into the circumstances surrounding a deadly plane crash that occurred near Ojai.
Trio Of Burglars Arrested On Suspicion Of Stealing Nearly $60K Of Cosmetics From CVSThree Los Angeles residents who allegedly stole thousands of dollars worth of cosmetics from drug stores throughout Southern California remained in custody on Thursday.
California Oil Spill Might Be Larger Than ProjectedNo timeline has been set to restart the pipeline.
Santa Barbara County Oil Spill May Have Been Larger Than ProjectedAn 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 Respond To 'Possible Oil Spill' Off Santa Barbara CoastlineAuthorities were investigating an oil sheen in the water near Goleta Beach in Santa Barbara, officials said.