Santa Barbara Man Charged With Killing His Children With Spear Gun In MexicoA Santa Barbara man was charged Wednesday with killing his two young children with a spear gun in Mexico because he believed they would become monsters, authorities said.
Stockton Kid Becomes 'Santa's Mailman' While He Waits For Make-A-Wish Mailman Dreams To Come TrueA Stockton 5-year-old is taking on a major mission as he waits for his Make-A-Wish dreams to come true. Santa has trusted him with a special duty to help pass the time for now.
Search On For Pilot From Tahoe Area Believed To Have Crashed Into Ocean Near Santa BarbaraA search is on for a missing pilot from the Lake Tahoe area who is believed to have crashed into the Pacific Ocean.
Wreckage Of Conception Dive Boat Lifted Off Ocean FloorThe charred wreckage of the Conception dive boat was lifted off the ocean floor Thursday as crews worked to bring the vessel to shore for further investigation.
Search Warrants Served In California Boat Fire InvestigationAuthorities served search warrants Sunday at the Southern California company that owned the scuba diving boat that caught fire and killed 34 people last week.
Rough Seas Suspend Search For Final Victim Of Boat FireThe search for the final victim of a boat fire off the Southern California coast has been suspended until early next week because of gusty winds and rough seas.
Smoke Inhalation, Not Fire, Blamed For 34 Deaths In Dive Boat DisasterDozens of people trapped on a scuba diving boat that caught fire off the Southern California coast appear to have died from smoke inhalation, not burns, authorities said Friday.
33 Bodies From California Dive Boat Fire Recovered, 1 Still MissingThirty-three bodies of victims from a scuba diving boat fire off Southern California have been recovered and one was still missing on Wednesday, authorities said.
Stockton Hospital Worker And Family Feared Dead In Dive Boat FireOfficials said Tuesday that 34 people died after a boat packed with scuba divers caught fire near an island off the Southern California coast and they have called off search efforts for survivors
Sacramento Man Rescued After Falling Off Cliff Near Santa BarbaraPolice say alcohol was a factor in the accident.
Nearly 2,200 Pulses Of Lightning Recorded Off SoCal Coast In 5 HoursResidents in Southern California may have thought they were elsewhere in the United States as they witnessed a powerful display of lightning in the night sky Tuesday.
California Teen Finds Purse With $10K Inside, Turns It In To PoliceThe sheriff's office said in a Facebook post that a watch officer was able to contact the owner and return the money to her, writing she "was very grateful."
Giving Out Plastic Straws In Santa Barbara May Land You In Jail For 6 MonthsViolating Santa Barbara's plastic straw ban could land you in jail for up to 6 months and a fine up to $1,000 per violation.
Amtrak Adding Rail Cars As US 101 Remains Closed Due To MudslidesAmtrak has seen standing-room crowds since it became the only ground transportation between Santa Barbara and points east after tracks were repaired last Thursday. Some of the cars will come from Capitol Corridor Trainsets.
Search Continues For Survivors After Southern California Mudslides HitThe deadly rain came overnight Tuesday, dropping 1 inch in just 15 minutes and by daybreak, it looked like a war zone.