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Pacific Ship Operators To Be Paid For Slowing Down In Whale Feeding Areas

Shipping giants will soon be getting $2,500 incentives to slow down through the Santa Barbara Channel, according to the Center for Environmental Research & Technology at U.C. Riverside.

08/08/2014

Six-month-old Nayeli Martinez was abducted from Santa Barbara on August 3, 2014. Police believe 28-year-old Joshua Ivan Martinez took the girl. (Santa Barbara Police)

6-Month-Old Girl Taken From Santa Barbara Found, Amber Alert Canceled

A 6-month-old girl who was abducted from Santa Barbara on Sunday night has been found safe, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/04/2014

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California Considers Gun Restriction Law For Mentally Unstable People After Isla Vista Killing Rampage

California could become the first state to allow family members, licensed therapists and health care providers to petition a judge to take firearms from someone who has shown signs that they could harm others or themselves.

08/04/2014

SANTA BARBARA, CA - MAY 24: Flowers and a poem are placed at one of several crime scenes on May 24, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California. A mentally disturbed 22-year-old man sprayed bullets from his car in the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing seven people. (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

Parents Of Isla Vista Massacre Victims Break Silence, Beg For Awareness, Rage At Media

The parents of Bay Area students killed in a shooting spree near UC Santa Barbara have spoken out for the first time, calling for change to prevent future tragedies.

06/26/2014

Murder Suspect Elliot Rodger DOB 7/24/91

Isla Vista Massacre Prompts New California Gun Legislation Forcing Officers To Check Firearm Registration Records During Routine ‘Welfare Checks’

Law enforcement officers would be required to check state firearms records as part of routine welfare checks under legislation proposed in the wake of the deadly rampage last month near the University of California, Santa Barbara.

06/11/2014

SANTA BARBARA, CA - MAY 24: Flowers and a poem are placed at one of several crime scenes on May 24, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California. A mentally disturbed 22-year-old man sprayed bullets from his car in the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing seven people. (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

Father Of Student Killed In Isla Vista Killing Rampage Meets With Shooter’s Father

The father of a college student who was gunned down in the May 23 rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara has met privately with the father of his son’s killer.

06/01/2014

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)

UC Santa Barbara Holds Memorial For Students Killed In Isla Vista Rampage

Thousands gathered at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Tuesday to mourn six students killed in a weekend rampage as California lawmakers proposed new ways of keeping guns out of the hands of disturbed killers.

05/27/2014

Guns for sale at Templar Sports in Los Gatos. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisor Spearheads Effort To Implement Laura’s Law After Santa Barbara Killing Spree

Last weekend’s shooting rampage in the town of Isla Vista, near UC Santa Barbara, which left six people dead— including the shooter, has revived the debate over Laura’s Law in San Francisco.

05/27/2014

San Jose High School Pays Tribute To Former Student Killed In Isla Vista Rampage

The principal of Lynbrook High School in San Jose this morning asked for a moment of silence for 2012 graduate Cheng Hong, one of six people killed by his deranged roommate Friday near Santa Barbara.

05/27/2014

Dylan Fontillas of Pleasanton survived the shooting rampage inside a deli during the killing rampage in Isla Vista. (CBS)

Pleasanton Man Recounts Shooting Rampage Inside Deli During Isla Vista Massacre

A Pleasanton man that narrowly survived the shooting rampage in a Santa Barbara deli returned home Sunday night.

05/26/2014

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