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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is holding a “Coffee with a Cop” event in Carpinteria on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Lucky Llama Coffeehouse located at ...

Jose Castellanos says his first “real job” was a food service worker at Lompoc’s Panda Express. The 23-year-old worked at the fast food establishment because the flexibility of hours was helpful when he was in high school and also cutting hair as a side job.

On June 13, 2018, Sheriff’s Special Investigations Bureau (SIB) Detectives concluded an investigation into 30-year-old Dylan Sulit-Swalley who was believed to be selling controlled substances in ...

Though it’s not a statistic anyone wants to hear, the stark truth is that on average, men die about five years earlier than women.

At approximately 5:30 a.m. on June 9, 2018, four black male adult suspects entered a marijuana cultivation facility in the unincorporated area of Carpinteria. The suspects were detected by onsite ...

A high surf advisory is in effect across Southern California beaches Monday, the National Weather Service reported.
Strong and dangerous rip currents are expected in Ventura, Los Angeles and Orange counties, officials warned.
Four to seven feet surf is expected, along with powerful breaking waves and sneaker waves.

How can technology empower frontline health practitioners to serve as the virtual eyes, ears and hands of medical specialists? That’s where Ting Shih’s softw...

When most people hear the word “calcium,” the immediate reaction is to visualize a large glass of chilled dairy milk.
For some, that may not be an appetizing way to increase the most abundant mineral in the body. Don’t worry – you can find calcium in foods like sunflower seeds, figs, edamame, tofu and even sardines.

A bicyclist killed in San Bernardino Monday afternoon was the unintended victim of a road rage incident, police said.
The events began just before 7 p.m. when the drivers of a 2003 Infinity and a 2000 BMW got involved in some type of altercation as they traveled eastbound on West Fifth Street, the San Bernardino Police Department stated in a news release.

Whether you enjoy a leisurely dip in a hotel pool or compete in the Olympic 200 meter freestyle, you may be familiar with the stinging, burning and redness of “swimmer’s eye.” While swimming is a grea

We know that cataracts can cause vision loss and blindness in the elderly. But kids and infants are at risk of contracting cataracts as well.

When might a wine producer not want to make the best possible wine
Now. Now particularly.
All over the world winemakers are more obsessed than ever with terroir, with the way geography can shape how the produce of a particular plot of vines can taste. Terroir was once acknowledged only by the French but today it's an international concern – particularly outside France where it has the additional appeal of novelty.
Geologists may argue that the rocks under a vineyard can have only…

NASCAR champion Kyle Busch goes for a spin in the Glamis Sand Dunes. Follow along as his wife, Samantha, takes a turn as well. SUBSCRIBE: bit.ly/Toyot...

More than a million people were arrested in 2016 for driving under the influence, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That sounds huge, yet it's only 1% of the more than 110 million people who report that they have driven while intoxicated each year
By 2004, all 50 states reduced the legal blood alcohol concentration for drivers to 0.08%, and it has reduced fatalities, the CDC says, but accidents involving an intoxicated driver still kill 29 people a day,…

Related Content from the CDC Injury Center
We all want to keep our children safe and secure and help them live to their full potential. Knowing how to prevent leading causes of child injury, like road traffic injuries, is a step toward this goal
Every hour, nearly 150 children between ages 0 and 19 are treated in emergency departments for injuries sustained in motor vehicle crashes. More children ages 5 to 19 die from crash-related injuries than from any other type of injury.…