Vinicio Riva has long been accustomed to the unkindness of strangers. He suffers from a non-infectious genetic disease that has left him completely covered from head to toe with growths. But one person who did not hesitate to embrace him warmly was Pope Francis.
UPDATE: A student at San Marcos High School was killed in a Wednesday night head-on accident that snarled northbound Highway 101 traffic much of Thursday morning.
Daniel Perez died in a wrong-way freeway crash hours after attending his first day of school during what would have been his Junior Year at San Marcos High School.
Bumper-to-bumper traffic stretched from Santa Barbara to Ventura during Thursday's morning commute.
It's a challenge that has gone viral. It's known as "The Cold Water Challenge," but could this latest trend be harmful to your health?
The pounding waves along our coast have brought some treasures to the surface.
After years of planning, design, funding and construction, bike riders and drivers will soon be able to use new lanes on Highway 101 between Carpinteria and Ventura.
Goleta Beach has gone through another clean up after mounds of kelp and seaweed, carved up from the ocean, piled up on the popular coast.
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.
The California Highway Patrol has shut down the northbound lanes of Highway 101 south of the El Capitan offramp, after a semi truck overturned, landing on its side.
Test your knowledge and see if you can pass a Common Core fifth-grade math test.
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