Free stuff is getting harder to come by, but The Huffington Post has come up with 10 things you should never pay for.
Hit up your public library or browse online for some free reading material.
Basic Checking Accounts
Free checking accounts are becoming harder to find, but banks like ING Direct and Ally still offer free, no-fee basic checking accounts.
Free public wi-fi spots abound these days at everywhere from your favorite coffee shop to the subway station. There are even apps now to help you find hotspots close by.
Donations are often solicited during an offering, but most religious services are free to the public.
Most beaches across the country are free to the public, with the exception of private beaches or those in state and national parks.
Rumors abound that someday we'll have to pay for social media, sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are still free to the public.
411 Information Services
Look up phone numbers using free wi-fi on your smartphone or dial 1-800-FREE-411, which offers the same information services in exchange for listening to a few short ads.
Many newspaper websites are charging viewers for certain content, but most news sites -- like The Huffington Post -- still offer up all their content for free.
Standard In-Flight Beverages
Booze may cost you, but airlines still offer a free non-alcoholic beverage service for juice, soda and water.
Under federal law, AnnualCreditReport.com is the only authorized source for a free, yearly credit report from the three major credit bureaus: Experian, Equifax and TransUnion.
Click here to read The Huffington Post article in full.
A two-year-old boy was found face down in the water near Stearns Wharf around 7:19 p.m. on Sunday.
Santa Barbara Police sought the public's assistance to find a sexual assault suspect on Saturday morning.
Ventura Police said they arrested a Santa Paula man who struck and killed a motorcyclist during a crash that involved two other cars and an earlier collision with unmarked patrol car.
Santa Barbara Police are looking for two people who robbed a Macy's customer in the parking lot of the Macy's in La Cumbre Plaza Saturday afternoon.
A car and foot chase led to the arrest of a suspected car thief in Santa Maria on Sunday night.
Ventura County Fair volunteers spent the weekend accepting fair entrees and they will do it all again next weekend.
18 men and women turned their lives around by entering a drug and alcohol treatment program.
Blondes and brunettes battled it out in a charity powderpuff football game for charity on Saturday.
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With both fans and stars flocking to San Diego Comic-Con through this weekend, take a look at some of the action.
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The City of Brotherly Love and the Wells Fargo Center play host to 2016 Democratic National Convention.
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