Brush Fire Rips Through Goleta; At Least 20 Structures Destroyed, Thousands EvacuatedMandatory evacuations were issued for about 2,500 people.
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.
GoPro Video Shows 'Aggressive' Hammerhead Shark Trying To Ram Kayaker: 'I Had To Hit Him Over 20 Times'Even after McCracken made it to shore at Gaviota State Park, the shark paced in three feet of water as if it was waiting for the him to return.
Natural Seepage Confirmed As Source Of Goleta Oil SheenAuthorities have confirmed natural seepage as the initial source for the Goleta beach oil sheen, officials said Monday.
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.
Oil Spill Off Santa Barbara Coast DowngradedPlains All American Pipeline is downgrading the amount of oil it says spilled off a California coastline in a worst-case scenario.
Officials Say It Could Take Months To Cleanup Oil Spill At Santa BarbaraOne it cleans out, the process of repairing the pipeline begins.
Woman Talking On Cellphone Fatally Struck By Freight Train Near Santa BarbaraThe victim was identified as 49-year-old Suzanne Worsham.
UCSB Rampage Killer Amassed His Arsenal All Over The SouthlandThe Sheriff of San Bernardino County stresses that all of Rodger's gun purchases were made legally.
3 UCSB Students Listed Among Shooting Rampage VictimsIn YouTube videos and a long written manifesto, Elliot Rodger aired his contempt for everyone from his roommates to the whole human race, reserving special hate for two groups: the women he says kept him a virgin for all of his 22 years, and the men they chose instead.
Public's Help Sought In Original Night Stalker Case After New Evidence Is Uncovered In IrvineThe serial killer, known as the Original Night Stalker or Golden State Killer, terrorized communities from Orange to Sacramento counties.
Public's Help Sought To Identify 80's Era Serial KillerSanta Barbara detectives have developed a new lead in their quest to identify a serial killer suspected of murders and rapes in California more than 30 years ago.
Police Looking For Arson Suspect Who Set Fire At University Of California, Santa BarbaraPolice at the University of California, Santa Barbara say they are looking for an arsonist after a fire that badly damaged a trailer, a water tender and other heavy equipment at a campus construction site.
Investigators Search Near Highway 101 For Missing Girl's RemainsInvestigators have begun searching near Highway 101 for the remains of a 7-year-old girl who disappeared nearly 50 years ago.