Thursday marks the Great American Smokeout, with the American Cancer Society challenging people to stop using tobacco. Check out where people still smoke the most in the United States.
A poll by Gallup-Healthways breaks down smoking rates by state according to results of a phone survey of 353,492 people nationwide. Here are the 10 states with the most smokers.
10. Michigan -- 23.2 percent
9. Tennessee -- 23.6 percent
8. Louisiana -- 24.1 percent
7. (tie) Indiana -- 24.7 percent
7. (tie) Missouri -- 24.7 percent
5. Ohio -- 25.0 percent
4. Oklahoma -- 25.2 percent
3. Mississippi -- 27 percent
2. West Virginia -- 29.9 percent
1. Kentucky -- 30.2 percent
Click here to read more about the Gallup-Healthways poll.
A Santa Barbara-based law firm has filed a wage and hour class action lawsuit against Sansum Clinic.
Two people are in critical condition after a head-on collision outside of Guadalupe.
Much like the information coming from our First Alert weather center, people along the coast are feeling rather certain wet weather is going to bear down on us soon after more than four years of drought.
In the tight-knit town of Guadalupe, residents are talking about a plan that would invite adult stores into the small business community.
Source: San Luis Obispo Co. Sheriff's Dept.
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate an inmate who walked away from a daily work program at Camp San Luis Obispo Monday morning.
The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County turns away 2.2 million pounds of food or the equivalent of 1.8 million meals per year due to lack of space at its Goleta locations.
The Carpinteria Lions has the Festival of Trees underway until Dec. 12th. Winners can come away with thousands of dollars in gifts, certificates and a fully decorated tree.
Paul Mihalec photo
Santa Barbara police and paramedics are on scene of a stabbing that occurred Tuesday afternoon near Santa Barbara High School.
Marek Szczepanek/Wikimedia Commons
How much would it cost to give someone "The Twelve Days of Christmas?" Find out the updated total for 2015, according to the annual Christmas Price Index compiled by PNC Wealth Management.
The website BabyCenter released their updated list of the popular baby names for 2015. Click on to check out the 10 most popular boys and girls names.
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