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  • Local couple honored for 'Welcome Home Military Heroes' ceremonies

    May 28, 2012 9:30 PM

    Memorial Day is a reminder not all troops can be welcomed home. But a local couple is being honored for their tireless work to make sure those who are, get a hero's welcome. Cheryl and Robert Tolan's organization, "Welcome Home Military Heroes", meets at local airports to welcome and... more »
  • Officer memorial grows while investigation continues

    January 31, 2012 1:53 AM

    The officer-involved shooting in Santa Maria has gained national attention. The police chief there says Albert Covarrubias Jr. was shot and killed when two supervisors tried to arrest him. He was under investigation for sexual misconduct with a 17-year-old girl. A lot of people are curious to see how the... more »
  • Jack LaLanne's family speaks to KSBY

    January 24, 2011 10:21 PM

    Jack LaLanne's family is sharing precious memories of the man known as the "Godfather of Fitness." He died Sunday at his home in Morro Bay from respiratory failure linked to pneumonia . He was 96. For most people, living to be 96 is quite the accomplishment, but Jack Lalanne... more »
  • Memorial plaque dedicated to fallen Vandenberg airman

    December 7, 2010 10:20 PM

    A memorial plaque was dedicated Tuesday morning to remember the life of 23-year-old Dan Johnson. The senior airman from Vandenberg was killed by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan on October 5th. He was serving his second tour of duty as part of the Air Force bomb squad. ... more »
  • Community remembers former Santa Maria Police Chief

    December 6, 2010 9:52 PM

    Family, Friends, and colleagues from throughout California gathered to remember former Santa Maria Police Chief John Sterling. He passed away November 14th after complications with his liver. A memorial was held for him Monday afternoon at the Trinity Church of the Nazarene in Lompoc. Those who worked with Sterling... more »
  • Former Santa Maria Police Chief remembered

    December 6, 2010 4:26 PM

    Family, friends, and colleagues paid their final respects to Former Santa Maria Police Chief John Sterling during a memorial service in Lompoc. Sterling, 60, passed away three weeks ago after suffering from liver complications. The Lompoc native was police chief from 1999-2003. Friends and co-workers say Sterling focused on... more »
  • New video shows site of plane crash in Mexico

    October 20, 2010 2:13 AM

    The crash in Mexico will not stop the Flying Samaritans from going ahead with plans for future aid missions, according to the group's president Victor Jones. The plane went missing Friday afternoon, shortly after leaving Ensenada. Saturday night, the wreckage was discovered in rough terrain about 30 miles south... more »
  • Body of Vandenberg airman brought home

    October 13, 2010 10:33 PM

    Hundreds gathered at Vandenberg Air Force Base to pay their respects to a fallen hero. Two memorial services were held today to honor the life and service of 23-year-old Daniel Johnson. The senior airman from Vandenberg was killed October 5 by an improvised bomb while serving in Afghanistan as... more »
  • Central Coast pauses to remember 9/11 victims

    September 11, 2010 10:35 PM

    Community leaders from all faiths were remembering the lives lost during the September 11th attacks nine years ago. The memorial was held at a mosque in San Luis Obispo. Organizers say a new terrorist watch program can help prevent a similar tragedy. "Today, our hearts are pressed together under... more »
  • Oklerblom's memorial set on fire; investigators want your help

    September 9, 2010 7:53 PM

    A memorial for an Orcutt teenager was intentionally set on fire and now investigators are asking for your help. On Tuesday night, firefighters say someone set fire to the bench dedicated to Eric Okerblom. It's located on a bike path in Orcutt. The bench has already been... more »
  • Community grieves for family killed in tragic crash

    August 27, 2010 9:46 PM

    A memorial ceremony was held at a Santa Barbara church this morning to remember three family members killed earlier this week. Tragedy struck just before 7 a.m. Tuesday morning after a runaway tractor trailer slammed into their house. The driver says his brakes failed as he came down Highway 154... more »
  • Memorial service honors fallen peace officers

    May 12, 2010 10:01 PM

    A fly-by began the Peace Officers Memorial Service this morning at the Atascadero Veteran's Memorial. Officers from several law enforcement agencies turned out to pay their respects to fellow officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. This year, four were killed statewide. "They go where others... more »
  • Hundreds pay respects to former Santa Barbara County DA

    April 30, 2010 10:19 PM

    Friends and Family gathered this morning at the Pacific Christian Center in Santa Maria to remember former Santa Barbara County District Attorney Christie Stanley. Stanley died Sunday after a long battle with lung cancer. The disease forced her to step down in January. As district attorney, she oversaw several... more »
  • Caltrans workers remember those who have died on the job

    April 22, 2010 8:35 PM

    Caltrans workers across the state and here at home are remembering their co-workers who died on the job. Workers gathered at the Caltrans District 5 office in San Luis Obispo Thursday morning. Since 1924, 174 Caltrans employees have been killed while working. Eight of those workers were from the... more »
  • Caltrans to hold annual worker memorial ceremony

    April 22, 2010 1:52 AM

    Caltrans will pay tribute to highway workers who have lost their lives while working on state highways. The agency will hold its 20th annual Worker Memorial Ceremony Thursday morning at the Caltrans District 5 office in San Luis Obispo. The ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. and is open... more »
  • Cal Poly mourns student killed crossing Highway 101

    April 13, 2010 7:50 PM

    More details emerged at a memorial ceremony today about the moments leading up to the tragic death of a Cal Poly student on Easter Sunday. Matthew Hurlbutt, 21, died after being hit by a truck while walking across Hwy. 101. CHP investigators suspect alcohol played a role. Hurlbutt's... more »
  • Remembering Richard Maretti

    April 1, 2010 9:30 PM

    Friends and family bid their final farewells this morning to a well-known and long-time Guadalupe resident. Richard "Dicky" Maretti passed away last week. He was 81. Maretti co-founded the Far Western Tavern in Guadalupe more than 50 years ago. In the small town of Guadalupe, it's hard not... more »
  • Hundreds pay respects to the legendary Fess Parker

    March 26, 2010 10:05 PM

    Friends and family gathered for a memorial honoring Fess Parker. It took place today at Parker's own Doubletree Resort in Santa Barbara. Parker was best know known for playing TV's Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone. He also owned a vineyard in Los Olivos. Parker died last Thursday. He was... more »
  • A farewell to Fess Parker

    March 26, 2010 11:51 AM

    It's a farewell to the King of the Wild Frontier. A memorial tribute will be held for Fess Parker at 2:00p.m. Friday in the rotunda at Parker's own DoubleTree Resort in Santa Barbara. Parker was known for playing TV's Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone. After his years in movies... more »
  • Los Angeles panel to discuss Michael Jackson memorial costs

    December 7, 2009 11:39 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles City Council panel will discuss getting the owner of the Staples Center arena to repay at least some of the $3 million taxpayers spent on the Michael Jackson memorial. The council's Public Safety Committee postponed the discussion last week after Councilwoman Jan Perry... more »
  • Live coverage of Fort Hood memorial service

    November 10, 2009 11:54 AM

    KSBY will carry live coverage of the Fort Hood memorial service on-air and on beginning at 11 a.m. President Obama will be onhand for the ceremony. He will meet privately with the families of the 13 people who were killed, before publicly paying respects at the memorial service.... more »

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