Sheriff Announces Cash Reward for Details on Homicide of Elderly Montecito WomanEdhatNewsBreak Contributor
California On Alert With Shallow Earthquakes Striking San Andreas FaultBridget MulroyNewsBreak Contributor
Three Designs Proposed to Revamp the State Street PromenadeEdhatNewsBreak Contributor
This Restaurant in California Has Been Ranked as One of the Most Romantic Places To Eat in the Entire StateLELA NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Baby Hawk Rescued and Re-Nested After Fall from TreeEdhatNewsBreak Contributor
Three people killed in fatal crash on Hwy 1 near Lompoc
Three people are dead after a crash on Highway 1 near the Constellation Road Northbound off-ramp near Lompoc. SBC Fire officials say there were two cars involved in the fatal crash.
3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Off Santa Barbara Coast
A small earthquake struck in the Santa Barbara Channel on Sunday morning. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) measured the quake at a 3.1 magnitude, approximately 21km off the coast. It happened at 8:41 a.m. with a depth of 3.5 miles. USGS map tracks reports from Santa Maria to Oxnard...
High Fire Season Preparedness and Response Levels Declared in Santa Barbara County
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBC Fire) and local fire jurisdictions join forces to announce the commencement of the 2023 High Fire Season for all areas of Santa Barbara County, effective June 5th, 2023. With the onset of this season, SBC Fire will suspend all burn permits issued for...
Rain showers on Tuesday, possible thunderstorms in parts of San Luis Obispo, North Santa Barbara County
We have some rain showers in the forecast, with possible thunderstorms in parts of the region. The highest threat is in San Luis Obispo and North Santa Barbara Counties. It could get as gusty as 50 MPH. A Marine Weather Statement is in effect through Tuesday morning. A low-pressure system will bring a slight chance The post Rain showers on Tuesday, possible thunderstorms in parts of San Luis Obispo, North Santa Barbara County appeared first on News Channel 3-12.
Three Designs Proposed to Revamp the State Street Promenade
The State Street Advisory Committee reviewed three options provided by consultants to redesign the State Street Promenade. The consulting company, MIG Inc., is reportedly receiving $800,000 from the City of Santa Barbara to hammer out this remodel, but attendees at the May 24 meeting say they didn't nail it at all.
Sheriff Announces Cash Reward for Details on Homicide of Elderly Montecito Woman
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has released more details in the 2022 murder of an elderly Montecito woman and announced a cash reward for information. On May 27, 2022, 96-year-old Violet Evelyn Alberts, a longtime resident of Montecito, was found deceased in her residence on Park Lane.
Santa Barbara Talks: Pascucci Owner Laura Knight Says Outdoor Dining Important to Local Economy
Laura Knight, the owner of Pascucci Italian Restaurant, joins Josh Molina to talk about outdoor dining, the future of State Street, and how her restaurant has endured for 30 years, in this 35-minute episode of Santa Barbara Talks. Knight offers a window into the challenges restaurants have faced during the...
Santa Barbara Councilwoman Sneddon Claims 2024 Budget Off by $10 Million, Says City Staff Has ‘Lost Focus’
Santa Barbara City Councilwoman Kristen Sneddon claimed Monday that the city’s proposed budget for 2024 could be off by at least $10 million through incorrect projections, and asserted that the finance staff has “lost focus” on the city’s values. Sneddon has emerged as the strongest critic...
Wharf Wednesday Concert Series returns
The Wharf Wednesday Concert Series is back in Santa Barbara. Free concerts will be on the first Wednesday of every month through October. The next Wharf Wednesday concert is this Wednesday, June 7.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms, below average temperatures
The gloomy and misty conditions from Monday will persist into Tuesday, with a chance of light showers for parts of the region. The chance is primarily for the Northern half of the area, including San Luis Obispo County and North Santa Barbara County. There is some instability will the upper low, bringing isolated thunderstorm chances The post Chance of showers and thunderstorms, below average temperatures appeared first on News Channel 3-12.
’Tis the season: Here comes Commencement
It’s that time again. The green is being prepped, caps and gowns are being collected and those end-of-year vibes are in the air. It’s commencement season at UC Santa Barbara, where 6,761 students — a combination of undergraduate and graduate — are set to earn degrees in 2023. They’ll be honored with nine official events over eight days, between June 11 and June 18.
What’s that sound? Storms expected to bring thunder, lightning to SLO County overnight
Here’s how long the storm system is expected to last.
Earthquake Measuring 3.1 Reported in Santa Barbara Channel
A small earthquake was reported Sunday morning in the Santa Barbara Channel. The temblor, measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale, was reported at 8:41 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was centered 11.6 miles southwest of Santa Barbara, at a depth of about 3½ miles, the USGS said....
State and local leaders celebrate removal of CA’s last standing oil piers
Monday morning, state and local leaders gathered on Haskell’s Beach in Goleta to celebrate the removal of the last oil shore zone piers in California.
California On Alert With Shallow Earthquakes Striking San Andreas Fault
California On Alert With Shallow Earthquakes Striking San Andreas FaultPhoto by(@GomezDavid/iStock) California and the West Coast have been alerted following five shallow earthquakes occurring within the last twenty-four hours. Shallow earthquakes have a greater impact potential than deeper earthquakes because the waves from deeper quakes have more space to travel and weaken before they reach the surface. With shallow quakes, the impact is felt instantly at the surface level.
Great White Shark Population Surge in California
Long Beach State University's recent study revealed a larger-than-anticipated great white shark presence off the California coast, specifically in Santa Barbara and San Diego Counties. These sharks often approach within ten feet of unaware beachgoers. The findings emphasize the need for ongoing monitoring and increased public awareness.
Amid Tough Budget Choices, Santa Barbara Still Searching for Top City Planner
The City of Santa Barbara is struggling to hire a new city planner. Renee Brooke left the city for a job in Oregon last October, leaving Santa Barbara without a permanent top planner. “We have had two unsuccessful recruitments for that position,” Community Development Department director Eli Isaacson said.
Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara hits record breaking $925,000 grants for nonprofits
Save draft Preview Publish Paragraph: Change block type or style Change text alignment Displays more block tools Women's Fund of Santa Barbara hits record breaking $925,000 grants for nonprofits The post Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara hits record breaking $925,000 grants for nonprofits appeared first on News Channel 3-12.
Mountain View Sixth-Graders Complete Annual Exit Interviews Before Heading to Junior High
Sixth-graders at Mountain View Elementary School in Goleta practiced their communication skills and reflected on their time at the school during exit interviews on their last day of school on Friday. Each year, Mountain View School sixth-graders are interviewed by community leaders from the Santa Barbara and Goleta area, with...
Thousands of cyclists to ride through SLO, Santa Barbara counties
Thousands of bicyclists riding in the AIDS/LifeCycle bicycle ride will be passing through areas of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties this week beginning Tuesday.
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