Refugio State Beach Closed After Shark BiteRefugio State Beach could reopen later Friday after a shark attack.
20 Arrested In Santa Barbara County Prostitution StingA fake ad on the online site backpage lured 20 people to a Santa Barbara County hotel, where they were arrested on charged of soliciting prostitution.
Hottest Day Yet For Crews Fighting Santa Barbara County Fire; 7,893 Acres BurnedTwo firefighters are back on the front lines of the Sherpa Fire, after suffering minor injuries. Crews will fight flames and high temperatures Sunday as the 7,800 burns through its fifth day.
Hottest Day Yet For Crews Fighting Santa Barbara County Fire; 7,811 Acres BurnedThe Sherpa Fire, burning for the fourth day in Santa Barbara County, is 45 percent contained, Santa Barbara County officials announced Saturday morning.
200-Acre Brush Fire Burning In Santa Barbara's Refugio CanyonThe fire was first reported around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday.
Feds: Pipeline Company Failed To Detect California Oil SpillAn oil pipeline company responsible for a massive spill on the California coast a year ago didn't do enough to prevent corrosion and its operators didn't detect and react to the spill quickly enough, federal regulators said.
Soap Actress Jensen Buchanan Arrested For Alleged DUI Crash That Injured Another DriverWednesday morning, around 6:20, Buchanan was reportedly driving her black Mercedes east on State Route 154, in Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara Zoo Shows Off New Baby Giraffe In VideoThe public is getting its first glimpse of a baby Masai giraffe born over the weekend at the Santa Barbara Zoo.
Masai Giraffe Born At Santa Barbara Zoo Over Easter WeekendA Masai giraffe was born over Easter weekend at the Santa Barbara Zoo.
Man Accused Of Killing Couple, Their 5-Year-Old Daughter In Santa BarbaraOfficials said all the victims had been shot to death. The victims were wrapped in plastic, duct-taped and found in the garage.
Santa Barbara Investigation Continues Into Triple Homicide Including 5-Year-Old VictimThe victims have been identified as 57-year-old Dr. Weidong Henry Han, his 29-year-old wife Huijie Yu (AKA Jenny) and the couple's 5-year-old daughter, Emily Han -- a Kindergartner at Foothill Elementary.
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