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Dolphins surrounded by an oil slick swim in circles near Santa Barbara after a pipe spilled thousands of gallons of oil. (CBS)

Video Shows Dolphins Swimming In Oil Spill Area Near Santa Barbara

Video shows dolphins seemingly swimming in circles to avoid the oil slick surrounding them after a pipeline in the Santa Barbara area spilled thousands of gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean.

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A crew cleans oil from the beach at Refugio State Beach on May 20, 2015 north of Goleta, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Santa Barbara Oil Spill Crews Using Lessons Learned From Massive Bay Spill

As the cleanup of a massive oil spill near Santa Barbara continues, crews are making use of some lessons learned after a big spill in San Francisco Bay several years ago.

05/21/2015

A crew cleans oil from the beach at Refugio State Beach on May 20, 2015 north of Goleta, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Public Urged To Stay Away From Santa Barbara Oil Spill As Crews Work To Minimize Environmental Impact

As the environmental impact from Tuesday’s oil spill near Santa Barbara grows dire, environmental groups are urging the public not to rush out to save wildlife afftected by the spill.

05/20/2015

Police are reporting three separate incidents of a teen groping women on walking path in Concord. (Getty Images)

UC Santa Barbara Shooting Breaks Out Just Blocks Away From 2014 Deadly Rampage

Authorities say a second suspect is in custody in connection with a shooting and an assault near the University of California, Santa Barbara — just blocks from the scene of a deadly rampage last year.

05/12/2015

People hug at a public memorial service on the Day of Mourning and Reflection for the victims of a killing spree at University of California, Santa Barbara on May 27, 2014. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Santa Barbara Killing Rampage Could Have Been Prevented, Victims’ Families Claim In New Lawsuit

Families and friends of Bay Area students killed in a shooting spree near UC Santa Barbara believe it could have been prevented.

03/04/2015

SANTA BARBARA, CA - MAY 24, 2014: Students gather on the UC Santa Barbara campus for a candlelight vigil for those affected by the tragedy in Isla Vista on May 24, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

Parents Of Isla Vista Rampage Victims Angered Over Release Of Painful Report On Chinese New Year Day

A gunman who killed six University of California, Santa Barbara students searched online for ways to silently kill before using knives to stab to death his first three victims, one of them 94 times, according to a sheriff’s department report.

02/19/2015

A detail view of a Boy Scout uniform. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Settle Alleged Sex Abuse Lawsuit In California

The Boy Scouts of America agreed Thursday to settle a lawsuit by a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout volunteer in 2007.

01/29/2015

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Best Warm Weather Destinations For Winter

Escape from the cold winter weather by heading south (or to a tropical island) for a winter getaway.

12/08/2014

Oil sheen is seen with vessels assisting near the source of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on July 18, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

UC Study: Massive BP Oil Spill Left ‘Bathtub Ring’ On Sea Floor

The BP oil spill left an oily “bathub ring” on the sea floor that’s about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows.

10/27/2014

A Great White Shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Island on July 8, 2010 in Gansbaai, South Africa. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Santa Barbara Shark Attack Sends Woman Into Ocean

A shark attack on an outrigger sent a Santa Barbara woman into the water Sunday.

10/22/2014

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