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It took three police officers, and two people who were passing by to handcuff an out of control man on the South Coast.

Oxnard Police received reports of a man walking in the street in front of cars on Rose Avenue, near Highway 101 around 2 p.m. Wednesday. An officer found Jesus Garcia Ceja walking on Stroube Street in El Rio.

Santa Barbara County is trying to clear Isla Vista of old, abandoned bicycles before the new school year begins.

Workers are tagging bikes that appeared to be abandoned, whether due to missing components such as tires or just a locked up rusty frame.

Authorities have now identified two men who died when the vehicle were in plunged hundreds of feet down an embankment in Santa Barbara County.

David Esquivel of Santa Maria and Oscar Hernandez of Lompoc were last seen alive September 7th.

A hang glider pilot spotted the wreckage of the car they were in Sunday, at the bottom of a cliff on the 3400 block of Gibraltar Road.

A paraglider in the hills over Santa Barbara reported an abandoned vehicle off Gibraltar Road.

The report launched an extensive recovery effort down the steep, brushy ravine Sunday afternoon.

Investigators found two deceased men in their early 20's were found.

Filled with students and not enough parking on campus, Santa Barbara City College has off-campus impacts that have upset neighbors for years.

Studies show students have gone several blocks over from campus to park, and that has had a negative impact on the residents that live there.

Authorities say they’ve found what they are calling some “items of interest” in their search for the remains of a missing college student on the Central Coast.

More than 40 FBI and San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office personnel are involved in the excavation of multiple spots for traces of Kristin Smart, who disappeared from the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo campus in May of 1996.

Residents living in Solvang have had two nights of unusual noises that woke some people up with questions this week.

Monday, an unarmed Minuteman III missile went up in an early launch from Vandenberg airforce base, a day after its scheduled launch was delayed 24 hours.

What started as a routine investigation of a stopped car in Ventura County tuned into a dangerous standoff with a parolee, who appeared to be armed with a handgun.

It happened just before six a.m. Wednesday, near the intersection of Fruitvale Avenue and Broadway Road in Moorpark.

A Ventura County Sheriff’s deputy who stopped to investigate a car stopped at the intersection recognized a parolee in the vehicle.

It’s been more than 20 years since a Cal Poly San Luis Obispo coed disappeared.

Now, a new search is underway in San Luis Obispo County for the remains of Kristin Smart, with officials saying they’ve developed additional evidence in the case. More than 40 law enforcement personnel are involved in this week’s effort.

A violent crash on Highway 166 between Santa Maria and Cuyama took the lives of two children Monday afternoon.

Six others were injured.

The collision on the two lane highway closed the roadway briefly as the Labor Day commute was wrapping up.

The cause of the crash, which involved a sedan and SUV,  is under investigation.

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