Take a look at a list of events that are more likely than winning the lottery, as compiled by The Daily Beast.
Becoming U.S. president -- Odds: 1 in 10 million
Getting struck by lightning during the course of a year -- Odds: 1 in 1 million
Dying in an on-the-Job accident -- Odds: 1 in 48,000
Dying in a bathtub -- Odds: 1 in 840,000
Dying from bee, hornet or wasp sting -- Odds: 1 in 6.1 million
Dying in an asteroid apocalypse -- Odds: 1 in 12,500
Death by flesh-eating virus -- Odds: 1 in 1 million
Dying in a plane crash -- Odds: 1 in 1 million
Dying from being left-handed (and incorrectly using a right-handed product) -- Odds: 1 in 4.4 million
Becoming a Movie Star -- Odds: 1 in 1,505,000
Dying in a car accident -- Odds: 1 in 6,700
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A 20-acre brush fire has been reported near Refugio Canyon and U.S. Highway 101 Wednesday afternoon.
A reported armed carjacking suspect was shot by a police officer Thursday morning and is now in surgery.
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Public health officials confirmed the first case of travel-associated Zika Virus in Santa Barbara County on Thursday.
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Follow this thread for continued updates on the Chimney Fire.Slideshow: Chimney Fire Burning in SLO CountyChimney Fire Crews Getting Aerial Help From Santa MariaCalifornia Governor's Office of Emergency Activates State Operations Center to Assist with Chimney Fire
48 homes, 20 buildings destroyed, hundreds more threatened.
A new grocery store just opened up in Goleta. Sprouts Farmers Market opened its doors at 7 a.m. Wednesday.
SoCal Gas crews are working to fix a broken gas pipe in Santa Barbara's Eastside Thursday morning.
The Bar Fire broke out near Refugio Canyon at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Resourced from the Rey Fire were diverted to fight the Bar Fire.
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Santa Barbara County fire crews are responding to a brush fire reported near the White Rock campground off Paradise Road in the Santa Barbara backcountry.
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