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Identity of Body Found in Lompoc Released by Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office
In a shocking revelation, Santa Barbara's Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of a body discovered in Lompoc. Tune in to uncover the full story behind this mysterious case that has left the community on edge.
Lompoc Detectives Seek Public Help in Suspicious Death Investigation of Local Woman
Detectives in Lompoc, California have shared more information about the body found near Harris Grade Road on September 26, 2023. The victim is 32-year-old Jazmine Diane Montague from Lompoc. The case is currently under investigation as a suspicious death.
Truck Driver Pleads Guilty to Killing 2 Men in Orcutt Crash in 2019
A Santa Maria Valley man originally charged with double murder for driving under the influence of drugs and causing his truck to slam into multiple vehicles in Orcutt, killing two people, has changed his plea to guilty on lesser charges. Gil Patrick Pena, 61, pleaded guilty Thursday in Santa Barbara...
Laurie Jervis: Vintners Festival on Tap for Oct. 14 to Vega Vineyard & Farm in Buellton
The Santa Barbara Vintners Association’s signature event, the Vintners Festival, will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at Vega Vineyard & Farm in Buellton. This year marks the fall festival’s 39th year. Vega Vineyard is located at 9496 Santa Rosa Road, just off...
Frank Ostini, hard hat in hand, has lived a lifetime of service
As Frank Ostini, the Santa Ynez Valley Man of the Year, peeks out from under the brim of his signature pith helmet, he ruminates humbly about being selected for this year’s honor. “I know there’s plenty more people way more deserving because they do so much. There’s so much...
Rainy winter, cool summer and inflation impacting growth and price of pumpkins
You may be heading out for your annual trip to the pumpkin patch pretty soon, but some local farmers say inflated expenses and unusual weather have impacted supply and caused prices to rise.
Mothers of men who died in falls from Central Coast cliffs join call for safety upgrades
A Santa Barbara County supervisor has an eight-point plan of improvements she hopes will save lives.
Santa Barbara County Animal Services lowers adoption fees to find pets homes
Santa Barbara County Animal Services (SBCAS) says its shelters in Santa Maria, Lompoc and Santa Barbara are exceeding capacity and they need the community's help.
Gas Leak Outside Solvang Apartment Complex
Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to a reported gas leak in Solvang on Wednesday morning. At 9:45 a.m., crews arrived in the 1600 block of Laurel Ave and discovered a contractor digging around an apartment complex had hit a gas line connected to a meter.
Santa Ynez Valley Scarecrow Fest kicks off Oct. 1
The 14th annual Solvang Scarecrow Fest, part of the valleywide SYV Scarecrow Fest, kicks off Oct. 1 through Oct. 31. During the month-long Scarecrow Fest, businesses and organizations in Solvang are invited to participate in the citywide contest by featuring a scarecrow of their own creation at their location. Locals,...
Modoc Road Pathway Reaches a Settlement with Neighborhood Group
By this time next year, work should begin on an in-between portion of a Class 1 pathway for bicyclists and pedestrians along Modoc Road, which will connect a sequestered bike path from Goleta, UC Santa Barbara, and Isla Vista to Santa Barbara’s Cliff Drive. A few hurdles remain — in large part, a negotiation with the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County to use part of the Modoc Preserve it controls — but a lawsuit was recently settled with neighbors concerned about the 1,600-foot segment of the path that will run along the preserve.
Santa Ynez Valley celebrates Hispanic Heritage month
Hispanic Heritage month celebrations kicked off in the Santa Ynez Valley. The post Santa Ynez Valley celebrates Hispanic Heritage month appeared first on News Channel 3-12.
Goleta Lemon Festival celebrates 30th year
GOLETA, Calif.-People are celebrating one of the areas top cash crops at the 30th Goleta Lemon Festival The Festival kicked off on Saturday at Girsh Park in Goleta. California is a top producer of lemons. "One of the best things about the Lemon Festival is there's something for every age, from the tiniest little kids The post Goleta Lemon Festival celebrates 30th year appeared first on News Channel 3-12.
Classic Car Rally
In Solvang, Cali, on September 25th, Monday morning. More than 60 antique cars pulled up to show off in the Santa Ynez Valley. The original Batmobile from the 1960’s Tv services led the parade. The car was built by George Barris, an auto customizer. More than 200 kids and...
Chaotic collision on 405 Freeway caused by reckless driver
Witness the heart-stopping moment a reckless driver causes chaos on the 405 Freeway. Watch as they swerve dangerously, cut off another driver, and narrowly avoid a catastrophic crash. This wild incident, caught on video, is a stark reminder of the perils of erratic driving.
Solvang's Mission Santa Inés to undergo $500K earthquake retrofit: 'This work is urgent'
Solvang’s Mission Santa Inés will undergo seismic retrofitting in the coming months as a preventative measure should a major earthquake hit the region. The California Missions Foundation recently announced receipt of a $500,000 federal matching grant from the National Parks Service for the structural retrofit of the mission. The foundation, a nonprofit based in Santa Barbara, works to preserve and protect missions across the state.
Urgent: Red Flag Warning Issued for Santa Barbara County; Residents Advised to Take Precautions
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Santa Barbara County. This includes the Santa Ynez Range and the South Coast. The warning starts at 5pm on Tuesday, September 26th, 2023, and ends at 9am on Wednesday, September 27th, 2023. It's due to expected strong winds, despite the Relative Humidity (RH) possibly not meeting criteria. Coastal temperatures may vary between 75-85°F.
Bill Macfadyen: Amid Grief, Goleta Hit-Run Victim’s Grateful Family Has a Generous Response
This is an exciting weekend for sports fans. The National League West Division champion Los Angeles Dodgers end the regular season with their arch rivals, the hapless San Francisco giants. This year, Dodger Nation is expecting a lot more than one measly win in the playoffs, by the way. College...
Oceano Man Named as Pedestrian Killed While Walking on Highway 101
A 44-year-old Oceano man has been named as the pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle and killed late Friday night while walking in a traffic lane on Highway 101 north of Los Alamos. At approximately 11:20 p.m., California Highway Patrol officers and Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to the...
Solvang OKs $12.5M contract with sheriff's office, despite last-minute changes
With only four days before its extended contract with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office was set to expire, Solvang City Council members voted under duress Monday to approve a multi-year, $12.5 million contract that will considerably impact the city budget through July 2027. “We cannot gamble with public...