Cooler Weather Helps Firefighters Battling Alisal, KNP Complex FiresCooler weather and some rainfall is helping firefighters in their battle to contain several wildfires across the state.
Crews Make Progress On Alisal Fire, Highway 101 Reopens, 3 Homes DestroyedThe fire has destroyed three homes and two outbuildings.
Firefighters Struggle To Contain Growing Alisal Fire In Santa Barbara CountySmoke from the fire has been drifting into Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
'The Perfect Storm:' Alisal Fire In Santa Barbara County Explodes To 14,500 AcresIt is burning in an area that has not seen a wildfire since 1955.
Fast-Spreading Alisal Brush Fire Jumps 101 Freeway West Of Santa BarbaraThe fire had exploded to 3,900 acres as of Tuesday morning.
The 5 Worst Oil Spills In Modern California HistoryIn May of 2015, a crude oil pipeline broke off Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County, spilling 100,000 gallons into the ocean. It was the worst California spill in 25 years.
Matthew Coleman, A Santa Barbara Surf School Owner, Indicted In Killings Of His 2 Young Children In MexicoMatthew Taylor Coleman, 40, was charged with two counts of foreign first-degree murder of United States nationals, according to the indictment filed Wednesday. The charges make Coleman eligible for the death penalty, but the Attorney General will decide at a later date whether to do so.
Lawsuit Filed Against Coast Guard On 2-Year Anniversary Of Conception Dive Boat Fire That Killed 34 Off Santa Barbara CoastIn the early morning hours of Sept. 2, 2019, a blaze broke out aboard the 75-foot charter boat "Conception" as it was anchored about 20 yards of Santa Cruz Island and 22 miles southwest of Santa Barbara.
Missing Oxnard Woman's Body Found In Santa Barbara County; Ex-Husband Josefino Maldonado Arrested For Her MurderOxnard police say Josefino Cayetano Maldonado, 41, confessed to killing his wife in an unincorporated area of Ventura County, but went into Santa Barbara County to dispose of her body.
Teen Captures Close Encounter With Great White Shark In Santa Barbara CountyThe waters off Santa Claus Beach are known for attracting great white sharks.
Firefighters Halt Dangerous Loma Fire Threatening TV News Station, Homes In Santa Barbara; Evacuations LiftedThe fast-moving brush fire threatened homes and a TV station in Santa Barbara.