Crowds Likely To Flock To Open Santa Barbara County Beaches Over July 4th WeekendWith the beaches in Los Angeles, Ventura and most of Orange County closed this holiday weekend, that could bring major crowds to Santa Barbara County.
Hollister Fire In Santa Barbara County Grows To 200 AcresThe blaze was being pushed by 20 mile-per-hour winds.
CHP Officers Save Owl Found On 101 Freeway In Santa BarbaraOfficers with California Highway Patrol came to the rescue earlier this week when an owl was spotted in the middle of the 101 Freeway in Santa Barbara.
Cave Fire Jumps Highway 154 And Explodes To 4,200-Acres; Nears Santa Barbara City LimitsAt least 2,400 homes were threatened and about 6,000 people had been evacuated. Highway 154 was shut down.
Widow Sues Truth Aquatics Owner In Conception Boat Fire That Killed 34Christine Dignam, who lost her husband Justin Dignam, filed her claim Monday in Los Angeles federal court.
Wife Of 'Tarzan' Actor Ron Ely Stabbed To Death By Son At Santa Barbara HomeDeputies identified the suspect as the couple's son, 30-year-old Cameron Ely, who was found outside the house after a search.
Santa Barbara Deputies Fatally Shoot Suspect In Homicide At Home Owned By 'Tarzan' Actor Ron ElyAn elderly woman was found fatally shot at a home owned by Ron Ely in the Hope Ranch neighborhood of Santa Barbara Tuesday night.
‘Little Mac’, Last Elephant At Santa Barbara Zoo, Dies At Age 48Little Mac and her companion Sujatha, who died last fall, had lived at zoo since they were brought over from India in 1972.
Watch: Humpback Whale Swims Up To Boat, Waves Fin At Santa Barbara Whale WatchersThe whale at one point went right up to the boat, rolling to apparently wave its fin at its audience. Its partner blew air from its blowhole from a slightly further distance away.
7 Survive Fiery Plane Crash At Santa Barbara AirportThe Lockheed C-130 had just taken off from Santa Maria Airport when it was forced to make an emergency landing at Santa Barbara Airport.
Owner Found After Cockatiel Finds Itself In Santa Barbara County JailA gray, white and yellow cockatiel somehow got inside a fenced secure area at the Santa Barbara County Jail.
UC Santa Barbara Tops List Of Hard Liquor Drinking Schools In The CountryThe Princeton Review just released its annual college ranking on its hard liquor ranking and a Souther Califonia school took the top spot.
San Diego-Bound Amtrak Passengers Stranded After Pedestrian Is Fatally Struck By Train In Sun ValleyPassengers were stranded for about three hours during an investigation.
Rain Pummels Burn Areas, Shuts Down PCH, Magic Mountain Before Heading OutAnother storm system soaked the Southland Wednesday and put on a spectacular overnight lightning show before it slowly moved out of the area by late afternoon.
Elusive Hoodwinker Sunfish Washes Up On Santa Barbara BeachThe Mola tecta, or hoodwinker sunfish, has only been known to the world since 2014, and has never before been observed in the Northern Hemisphere.