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Authorities searching Cachuma Lake for missing LA County boy

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The search for a missing boy from the Los Angeles area has moved north to Cachuma Lake. 

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Patagonia teaches Cal Poly students to repair their own clothes

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Cal Poly students got a hands-on lesson in sustainability.

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CASA exec cycling to raise awareness for abused, neglected children

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The associate director of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Santa Barbara County is cycling for a change.

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Realignment work along Highway 1 near San Simeon continues

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Caltrans is continuing a project to realign a three-mile stretch of State Route 1 from Point Piedras Blancas to the Arroyo De La Cruz Bridge near San Simeon.

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Santa Barbara police warning residents about utility phone scam

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The Santa Barbara Police Department is warning residents about a phone scam targeting Southern California Edison customers.

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Windy week continues

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Winds continue to road in this weeks forecast High pressure is parked off the Central Coast and will continue to provide the fuel for continued strong winds each afternoon and evening thru the end of the week. The winds for the Central Coast are N-NW, this will produce cool beach temps and mild temps in the coastal valleys but for the SB South coast the northerly component will help temps on Wednesday hit the 80s. Northwesterly winds will continue in the afternoon bringing 15-25mph...

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Students to present films at Righetti High School Film Festival

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High school filmmakers will have the chance to debut their work at the 20th annual Righetti Film Festival.

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Surviving wedding season Video included

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Wedding season is on the way and millennials are changing the rules a bit on what to give or get as gifts. 

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California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money

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A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. 

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Audit: University of California hid $175M in secret fund

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California's auditor says top University of California administrators hid $175 million from the public and lawmakers in a secret reserve fund even as the UC raised tuition and asked the state for more funding.   

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Missing man found in crashed vehicle off Harris Grade near Lompoc, officials say

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A man said to be missing was reportedly found Tuesday morning in his vehicle off the side of Harris Grade. 

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Gun rights group begins challenge of new California laws

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The first in a series of challenges to new California gun laws prompted by the San Bernardino terror attack has been filed by a state affiliate of the National Rifle Association.  

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Man accused of murdering girlfriend in Lompoc pleads not guilty

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Not guilty pleas were entered Tuesday by the man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Lompoc at the beginning of the year.

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SLO woman charged with embezzling more than $1 million from former employer

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A San Luis Obispo woman is accused of embezzling more than $1 million from her now-former employer. 

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California further delays lethal injection regulations

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California corrections officials are delaying their new lethal injection regulations by four months, pushing back this week's deadline until late August.

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Local students win robotics world championship

Photos courtesy: Chris Lawson and Leila Silver Photos courtesy: Chris Lawson and Leila Silver
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A team of robot-building youngsters has returned to the Central Coast with some new hardware after becoming world champions at a Houston robotics competition.

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Bridge work may slow southbound 101 traffic in SLO

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Drivers may see some delays Tuesday morning on southbound Highway 101 at South Higuera Street.

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Shooting under investigation in Arroyo Grande after bullets, shell casings found Video included

Police investigating along The Pike and Paul Place after shell casings were reportedly  found Monday morning. (KSBY photo) Police investigating along The Pike and Paul Place after shell casings were reportedly found Monday morning. (KSBY photo)
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A shooting is under investigation in Arroyo Grande near The Pike and Paul Place.

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Cuesta College holding job fair Tuesday

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If you're looking for a job, update that resume for Cuesta College's 13th Annual Spring Job Fair.

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Judge: Camp Roberts bomb threat suspect to stand trial Video included

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The woman accused of making a bomb threat at Camp Roberts last October will stand trial, a judge decided Monday.

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UPDATE: PG&E restores power in Grover Beach

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Crews from PG&E and local firefighters are at the scene of a power outage that began Monday night in Grover Beach.

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Hyland selected No. 4 in NPF draft by Chicago Bandits Video included

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Cal Poly softball righthander Sierra Hyland became the first Mustang to be selected in the National Pro Fastpitch Draft in eight years on Monday afternoon as the senior was taken with the fourth overall selection by the defending champion Chicago Bandits.

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Pozo Stampede has been canceled Video included

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The upcoming Pozo Stampede was officially canceled Monday evening, marking the second music festival at the Pozo Saloon to be canceled just within the past few days.

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Lake Nacimiento residents prepare for wildfire season Video included

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CAL FIRE says human error is to blame for two small vegetation fires that broke out near Lake Nacimiento and Nipomo this weekend, and they're warning others to not make the same mistake.

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Arroyo Grande Hospital gets $25,000 donation Video included

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                Rabobank N.A. donated $25,000 to the Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation to benefit the hospital’s legacy campaign.             

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CHP to collect old prescription drugs Video included

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The California Highway Patrol is trying to help prevent drug abuse by hosting a drug take back day.

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CHP stops traffic on Highway 101 to help ducklings Video included

A CHP officer helps a group of ducklings across Highway 101 in Santa Maria. (Courtesy Lisa Birch) A CHP officer helps a group of ducklings across Highway 101 in Santa Maria. (Courtesy Lisa Birch)
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It's not uncommon for California Highway Patrol officers to stop traffic for incidents like car accidents, but some folks in Santa Maria captured video this weekend of something much sweeter. 

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Diablo's Unit 1 undergoing planned maintenance Video included

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Unit 1 at Diablo Canyon Power Plant is out of service right now for refueling and maintenance. 

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Winds crank most of the week Video included

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High pressure off the West coast will continue to crank winds each afternoon this week.  The result will be partly cloudy skies and near seasonal temps but also the winds in the afternoons could be as strong as 40mph.  Initially, the winds will be out of the NW but some shifting to north winds will happen later this week.  Winds Thursday and Friday could even feature winds as strong as 50mph at times.  A number of advisories will likely be posted for this time fram... More>>

California beauty pageant winner pleads guilty to child porn

Photo courtesy: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Photo courtesy: Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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A former winner of California's Mrs. Orange County beauty pageant has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and lewd acts with a child.

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Police: Woman escapes after man tries to drag her into SLO apartment Video included

Evan Woods was arrested for kidnapping, among other charges, Monday afternoon. (Credit: San Luis Obispo Police Department) Evan Woods was arrested for kidnapping, among other charges, Monday afternoon. (Credit: San Luis Obispo Police Department)
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A San Luis Obispo man is being held on $104,000 bail after police say he attacked and tried to drag a woman into a San Luis Obispo apartment Friday night. 

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Health officials warning of spike in gonorrhea, syphilis cases nationwide Video included

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Public health officials are reminding people about the importance of safe sex after a spike in gonorrhea and syphilis cases across the state and nation. 

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Minuteman III launch scheduled this week at Vandenberg AFB Video included

In this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, an unarmed Minuteman 3 missile launches on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (Joe Davila/U.S. Air Force via AP) In this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, an unarmed Minuteman 3 missile launches on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (Joe Davila/U.S. Air Force via AP)
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A Minuteman III is scheduled to lift off from Vandenberg Air Force Base this week.

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Santa Maria to host Small Business Summit this week Video included

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The City of Santa Maria is hosting a free small business summit this Wednesday, April 26.

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Cabrillo student throws "senior prom" for senior project Video included

Courtesy: Lompoc Valley Medical Center (via Facebook) Courtesy: Lompoc Valley Medical Center (via Facebook)
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A Cabrillo High School student used his senior project to spread some joy among the residents of the Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s Comprehensive Care Center. 

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Frozen hash browns recalled over possible golf ball contamination Video included

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A food company is recalling frozen hash browns from stores in nine states because the potatoes may have pieces of golf balls in them.   

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Controlled burns spark weekend vegetation fires in northern SLO County, officials say

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A fire that broke out Sunday near Lake Nacimiento and burned about one acre started from a controlled burn that got out of control, officials confirm to KSBY News. 

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Job seekers invited to Spring Job Fair at Cuesta College Video included

Debate-viewing and voter-registration events will be held at both SLO and North County campuses. Debate-viewing and voter-registration events will be held at both SLO and North County campuses.
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More than 40 businesses are expected to take part in Cuesta College's annual Spring Job Fair happening this week. 

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Frito-Lay recalls jalapeño-flavored chips over possible salmonella contamination Video included

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Frito-Lay is recalling select jalapeño-flavored potato chips because their seasoning could be contaminated with salmonella. 

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Tesla recalling 53,000 vehicles worldwide for brake problem

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DETROIT (AP) - Tesla Inc. is recalling 53,000 Model S sedans and Model X SUVs worldwide because their parking brakes may get stuck and prevent the vehicles from moving. 

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Roadwork causes detours for cyclists in San Miguel Video included

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If you are planning to ride your bike through northern San Luis Obispo County Monday, be aware of some detours. 

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Fire crews extinguish early morning boat and trailer fire in Oceano

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The Five Cities Fire Authority responded to a boat and trailer fire early Sunday morning in Oceano. 

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Road work in Pismo Beach will cause road delays Video included

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If you are traveling through the Pismo Beach area this week, be prepared for some delays. 

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San Miguel cattle rancher recovers from drought Video included

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Our healthy rainy season is proving to be a big relief for some local cattle ranchers. 

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Cal Poly clinches Cal State Fullerton series with 8-4 victory Video included

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For the fourth time in as many weeks, the Cal Poly baseball team clinched a Big West Conference series on the final day. 

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SLO County organizations come together for Day of the Child Video included

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As part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, multiple San Luis Obispo County organizations came together for the Day of the Child. 

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Cal Poly softball rallies for late lead, but falls at CSUN, 3-2

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Junior center fielder Amanda Sandoval provided the Cal Poly softball program a brief 2-1 lead with a two-out, two-run double in the top of the sixth inning.

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Two kayakers and two paddleboarders rescued off Goleta Beach Video included

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Two kayakers and two paddleboarders were rescued Sunday afternoon in Goleta, according to Santa Barbara County Fire. 

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Windy weather provides flight for kites at festival Video included

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The wind in Santa Maria weather for kite flyers. 

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Officials identify man killed in plane crash near Paso Robles Video included

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The San Luis Obispo County Coroner has identified the man killed in a plane crash Sunday morning near Paso Robles. 

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Gusty conditions and cooling into the beginning of the week Video included

Photo of Paso Robles by Rick Evans Photo of Paso Robles by Rick Evans
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Compared to Saturday's conditions, Sunday saw temperatures around five-to-ten degrees cooler in most places throughout Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties.  Temperatures at the beaches reached the high 60s, low 70s for the coastal valleys and mid-70s for the inland valleys.  While temperatures were a bit cooler compared to Saturday, they were still either at their average or slightly above their average. Some low clouds were seen throughout the Central Coast this mo...

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CAL FIRE responding to second fire this weekend near Lake Nacimiento Video included

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CAL FIRE is responded Sunday afternoon to a vegetation fire on Tres Vista Road in the Running Deer Ranch area of Lake Nacimiento.

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3.5 magnitude earthquake reported in Montecito Video included

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A 3.6 magnitude earthquake was reported in Montecito this morning, according to the United States Geological Survey.  

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Crews knock down vegetation fire in Nipomo

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CAL FIRE extinguished a vegetation fire in Nipomo Sunday afternoon. 

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Officials investigating deadly plane crash on Highway 46

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CAL FIRE and San Luis Obispo Sheriff's office says they are on the scene of a single-engine plane crash on Highway 46 East and Estrella Road.  

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College student killed during hammer throw event at track meet

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WHEATON, Ill. (AP) - A college student has died after being struck during a hammer-throw event at a track meet in suburban Chicago. 

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U.S. gas prices rise 3 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.46 a gallon

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CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.46. 

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Home catches fire just outside Buellton, two residents displaced

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Two people are displaced and a dog is dead after a home caught on fire just outside Buellton.

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Cal Poly evens Big West series against Cal State Fullerton with 13-6 victory Video included

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Each of Cal Poly’s nine starting position players produced at least one hit in an 18-hit offensive attack and senior right-hander Slater Lee earned his fourth win as the Mustangs evened their Big West baseball series against Cal State Fullerton with a 13-6 triumph Saturday night before 2,850 inside Baggett Stadium. 

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Officials responding to vehicle rollover in Avila Beach Video included

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CAL FIRE says they are responding to a single-vehicle rollover at Cave Landing Road in Avila Beach Saturday night.

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Kite festival soars into Santa Maria on Sunday Video included

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If you're looking for something to do Sunday, you can head to Santa Maria for a kite festival.  

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Divers clean up under Harford Pier in Avila Beach for Earth Day Video included

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On this Earth Day, local divers gave Avila Beach an underwater makeover by collecting garbage and freeing trapped animals.

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Hundreds attend annual SLO County Earth Day Fair Video included

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Hundreds of people filled El Chorro Regional Park in San Luis Obispo Saturday to celebrate Earth Day. 

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Two groups arrested in Coachella cellphone thefts

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INDIO, Calif. (AP) - Police have arrested five people in the theft of more than 40 cell phones, cash and credit cards at the Coachella music festival in the Southern California desert. 

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Poly Royal Rodeo sells out Saturday night at Spanos Stadium

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For the first time ever, the rodeo was held at the stadium. Between online sales and at the door tickets purchased, the stands hit capacity with 11,000 people.

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More than 190 dead after rivers overflow in Colombia

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The number of people killed in Colombia after a surge of mud and water from three overflowing rivers swept through a small city has risen to 193.
    

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Recent rains raised level of Cachuma Lake 24 feet

Cachuma Lake (KSBY photo) Cachuma Lake (KSBY photo)
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CACHUMA LAKE, Calif. (AP) - A reservoir in one of the last Southern California regions where severe drought persists has risen significantly in recent days. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, Santa Barbara County's Cachuma Lake gained 24 feet of depth in just 24 hours, as heavy rainfall that soaked the area funneled into a reservoir that months ago was perilously close to empty. Despite the gains, the reservoir is only at 44 percent of capacity. After an unusually wet rainy sea...

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Citizen's Academy for Santa Barbara County college students and Isla Vista residents

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Applications are now being accepted for the second Citizen’s Academy. The eight-week academy is specifically for Isla Vista residents and college students in the Santa Barbara County. 

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Solvang Boy Scout Troop 41 raising funds at annual Pancake Breakfast

This photo taken Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, shows a close up detail of a Boy Scout uniform. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) This photo taken Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, shows a close up detail of a Boy Scout uniform. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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Boy Scout Troop 41 of Solvang will be flipping pancakes Sunday to raise money for its program.

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Free Community Health Fair in Santa Barbara

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Local organizations in the Santa Barbara area are throwing a free community Health Fair on Saturday for all ages. 

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