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.
One person is dead and another is sent to the hospital after an early morning motorcycle crash.
Ventura City and County Fire is working to put out a brush fire in the area of Harmon Canyon located near Foothill Road and Kimball Road.
Several Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputies and a helicopter were called to the Kmart parking lot and surrounding businesses when two suspected shoplifters took off towards Hollister Ave. this afternoon.
Big sprawling green lawns in the middle of an exceptional drought, along with the increase in water tankers in Montecito and Carpinteria have led to complaints lately.
Santa Maria police are looking for a driver who took off after hitting a young woman on North Blosser over the weekend.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law on Sunday, that makes California the first in the nation to have a clear definition of when people agree to engage in sex.
"Here's the Scoop" is known for premium gelato in Santa Barbara, and this weekend the store will be famous for an original avocado ice cream recipe.
Firefighters cleaned up her yard while she recovered in the hospital
Buoyed by the stock market, the average net worth of the richest people in America has hit a record $5.7 billion.
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