Someone observing San Miguelito Creek near Lompoc called the county reporting faster and murkier water. When the county and state environmental agencies took a closer look, they found a nearby diatomaceous earth mining plant, owned by Imerys, was leaking run-off used in the mining process.
John Palminteri photo
A brownish creature, with sharp teeth and claws, is deceased on the beach in Santa Barbara after the latest storm, and many people are wondering what it is.
Lindsay Cullom paid months in advance for laser skin removal before her May wedding day and Tahiti honeymoon, but when she called for an appointment she just got a busy signal.
Curator of Vertebrate Zoology Paul Collins at the Santa Barbara Natural History museum solves the mystery of the creature on East Beach.
Paso Robles Police are investigating a burglary that happened early Friday morning at Sky Nails and Spa in the 2300 block of Theatre Drive.
Officer Rafael Ramos sat in the driver's seat. Officer Wenjian Liu was at his side. The two New York City cops weren't at their usual precinct -- normally, the pair was assigned to downtown Brooklyn.
Four interns are manning the kettles in the hopes of getting a letter of recommendation for their resumes.
Santa Maria High School senior Carlos Balderas is just a few fights away from earning a place on the 2016 United States Olympic boxing team.
Sobriety checkpoints are planned in cities across the Central Coast all the way through the New Year's Day holiday.
National Archives and Records Administration
The Pilgrims land on Plymouth Rock, the first crossword puzzle is published, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" premieres, Gen. Patton dies, and Elvis visits Nixon at the White House, all on this day.
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