Today is Universal Children's Day. Find out which 25 states are tops when it comes to children's well-being, according to the 2013 Kids Count report. The report states on overall children's well-being using 16 indicators organized into four categories: economic well-being, education, health, and family and community.
18. South Dakota
6. North Dakota
5. New Jersey
1. New Hampshire
Click here to read the full 2013 Kids Count report.
It was a summer slam in Santa Barbara from what was once Hurricane Marie. Now it has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but the force coming in from the Pacific Ocean has roughed up some of our coastline.
A catalytic converter in a passing vehicle is suspected to be the cause of a brush fire that broke out Wednesday afternoon on the Harris Grade, near Lompoc. Firefighters were able to limit the blaze to less than 20 acres.