Firefighters Protect Seaside SoCal Towns As Massive Wildfire RagesFirefighters kept a wall of flames from descending mountains into coastal neighborhoods after a huge and destructive Southern California wildfire exploded in size, becoming the fifth largest in state history.
Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Strikes Off Central CoastA magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Santa Barbara County Thursday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Teen Injured In Violent Santa Barbara Microburst With 80 MPH WindsA teenage girl was badly injured during the Labor Day weekend in Santa Barbara by a dramatic microburst.
Hell And High Water: Northern California Is Besieged AgainFive months ago, it was fears over flooding. Now it's flames.
USGS Embarrassed By Fake Quake ReportThe only tremors from a reported major earthquake off the California coast came on the internet.
Pair Of Small Earthquakes Shake Santa BarbaraA pair of small earthquakes gave a jolt and a shake to the Santa Barbara area, but there are no reports of any damages, injuries or other problems.
Comedian Kevin Hart Weds Longtime GirlfriendThe 37 yr. old comedian and his longtime girlfriend, Eniko Parrish, said their vows in front of friends and family in a lavish ceremony near Santa Barbara on Saturday...
Mother Nature Cranks Up The Heat on Firefighters Battling WildfiresA wildfire that for days has threatened hundreds of homes and popular seaside campgrounds near Santa Barbara was half-surrounded and held in check, though firefighters were about to face the hottest day yet.
Windswept SoCal Wildfire Roars Into Raging InfernoStoked by winds, a wildfire burning west of Santa Barbara roared down mountain slopes toward the Pacific Ocean, shutting down California's major coastal highway.
Firefighters Battling To Save Refinery From Raging WildfireA California wildfire spurred by strong gusts mushroomed in size and burned out of control Thursday in a remote coastal area west of Santa Barbara.
Desperate Search For Vallejo Teen After Suspected Kidnapper Killed In ShootoutLaw enforcement officers are looking between Marin and Santa Barbara counties for a 15-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted in the Vallejo area.
Santa Barbara Coast Oil Spill Leads To Criminal ChargesPlains All American Pipeline says a California grand jury has indicted the company and one of its employees in connection with a pipeline break that spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil along the Santa Barbara County coast and into the ocean.