Person of the Year: Pope Francis (Time magazine)
Most Powerful Person: Vladimir Putin (Forbes magazine)
Most Powerful Woman: Angela Merkel (Forbes magazine)
Most Powerful Celebrity: Oprah Winfrey (Forbes magazine)
World's Richest Person: Carlos Slim Helu and family (Forbes magazine)
America's Richest Person: Bill Gates (Forbes magazine)
Sexiest Man Alive: Adam Levine (People magazine)
Sexiest Woman Alive: Scarlett Johansson (Esquire magazine)
Most Beautiful Woman: Gwyneth Paltrow (People magazine)
Most Overpaid Actor: Adam Sandler (Forbes magazine)
Top-Earning Dead Celebrity: Michael Jackson (Forbes magazine)
Highest-Paid Actor: Robert Downey Jr. (Forbes magazine)
Highest-Paid Actress: Angelina Jolie (Forbes magazine)
Highest-Grossing Actor: Dwayne Johnson (Forbes magazine)
Highest-Paid Athlete: Tiger Woods (Forbes magazine)
Sportsman of the Year: Peyton Manning (Sports Illustrated)
Nobel Peace Prize: Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
Most-Searched Person: Miley Cyrus (Google)
Cyrus also topped Yahoo's list for most-searched person.
Over at Bing, the most-searched person of 2013 was Beyonce.
Word of the Year: Selfie (Oxford American Dictionary)
Merriam-Webster decided to go with science as its word of the year.
Now test your news IQ of the notable events of 2013.
Two Santa Ynez Valley men have been arrested for allegedly stealing fish from the Santa Barbara Harbor area as part of a reselling scheme in Hollywood.
An Ojai couple was reunited with a wedding ring that was lost at Ellwood Beach two years ago.
Santa Barbara's new Public Marketplace is now open to the public.
The weekend soft opening was a preview, and Monday the crowds came in to the new Santa Barbara Public Market on the corner of Victoria and Chapala Streets.
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A former congressional aide accused of killing a woman while driving drunk reached a plea agreement.
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The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years had everyone looking to the sky Monday night through early Tuesday morning.
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Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence charges in Las Vegas Monday.
805 Roadside Towing in Santa Barbara says it could see a dent in business if it doesn't get a favorable decision from the Santa Barbara City Council on Tuesday.
Check out these lookers who ran into the law.
Stargazers professional and amateur turned their cameras to the skies for Tuesday's "blood moon" eclipse.