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Santa Barbara Police are actively reviewing video surveillance tape at the Sansum Clinic Prescription Pharmacy on Pesetas lane near Calle Real after a break-in over the weekend.

Plans to change usage for Micheltorena Street in Santa Barbara to clear space for a bicycle route have taken a detour.

The city transportation committee has heard from residents, business owners and bicycle enthusiasts, and is looking for a new solution with a route that utilizes Sola Street nearby.

UC Santa Barbara students and community members held a rally on Sunday afternoon in front of University United Methodist Church to declare Isla Vista a safe zone. 

“There’s no room for any discrimination against anybody,” said Reverend Frank Schaefer.

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Authorities on the Central Coast are investigating a two-vehicle crash, involving a reported stolen car, that left an animal dead and a woman with major injuries.

It happened on Saturday around 5:30 am on Highway 154 near Foxen Canyon Road in the Buellton area. Santa Barbara County Fire Captain Dave Zaniboni said one vehicle slammed into a donkey that was wandering in the area.

Many car owners are finding their belongings missing in what appears to be a targeted crime spree.

Thieves appear to be active in the Carpinteria, Summerland and Montecito area this week.

Class is in session for Meghan Young, at Oxnard’s Lemonwood School.

More than 31 students are wedged into a temporary classroom that really hasn’t been so temporary. The 35 year old campus has relied on a whole complex of portable buildings to handle its more than 900 students. Lemonwood’s cafeteria is so small, and so crowded, that lunch has to be served starting at 10:30 a.m., and continues for two hour to accommodate all of the students.

KCLU usually brings you the news from the Central and South Coasts, but today it’s in the news.

The non-profit station has received a million dollar gift from a Westlake Village couple to support and enhance its news coverage by establishing a news endowment.

The gift is the latest by Linda and Dennis Fenton to support the station. They’ve been station members since it first went on the air in 1994, and Linda Fenton is currently a member of the station’s advisory board.

A new program to educate drinkers about the risks they may pose to the public will be rolled out in Santa Barbara this weekend.

The program is called "Know Your Limit," and is funded by a special grant from the office of traffic safety.

Santa Barbara police will have officers interacting with bar and nightclub guests to talk to them about the problems associated with drinking and driving.

Smoke and flames from the Santa Barbara High School building brought out fire officials, who are officially labeling the cause as arson.

Fire investigators say it was intentionally set in a field house storage building near the stadium.

Foster children in Ventura County are getting a boost with an event over the weekend that raised money and awareness for their cause. The 4th annual HOPE4Kids Run &Festival was held on Saturday at the Camarillo Community Center Park.

Among hundreds of people who attended was 11-year-old Esmeralda Gutierrez, who was once a foster kid.

"It changed my life so much," she said. "Now I have support in school and options to do my dream.  I'm so grateful for that." 

Police say they found a rifle, ammunition, and other weapons in the car of a high school student who got into a confrontation with a teacher in.

It was a stunning discovery outside of Ventura’s Buena High School. It started at around 12:30 Thursday afternoon, when a 16 year old student got into a confrontation with a teacher. 

The teacher says the student wanted to go to the bathroom, the teacher said, but the 16 year old boy left anyway.  The teacher told police school he used the word gun as he left.

Due to rising calls for service locally and across the country during hostile situations, including active shooters, Santa Barbara County firefighters will soon be wearing body armor on those specific calls when necessary.

We can all agree flying can be stressful. At the Santa Barbara airport, passengers can now get through the tense times with the help of a therapy dog known as Lokee.

Owners Larry and Carol Reiche signed their dog up and trained the grand champion Keeshond as a therapy dog.

Authorities on the Central Coast are investigating a dispute between a mother and her adult daughter that turned deadly.

Santa Maria Police say their argument led to a traffic collision that ended in the daughter’s death.

In solidarity with other college campuses UC Santa Barbara students rallied with a large march Thursday that called for a number of changes.

The list of demands included educational reforms and more respect for students of different religions and ethnicity.

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