A fatal two-vehicle crash closed U.S. Highway 97 south of Redmond Thursday morning, Oregon State Police confirmed. ODOT warned the closure could be for up to five hours. The crash was reported around 6:45 a.m. near milepost 125, about three miles south of Redmond, as steady rain fell... Read more »
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon lawmakers are considering raising their annual pay by nearly $20,000 in an effort to attract more qualified candidates to the Legislature.
Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick is behind the measure, Senate Bill 959, to bump pay by 63 percent. The Democrat from Portland told Oregon... Read more »
10 organizations have been honored with the Montecito Bank and Trust Anniversary grants in an annual presentation Wednesday night inside the downtown Santa Barbara branch. The grants totaled $20,000. The bank says its late founder Michael Towbes created the Anniversary Grants program to broaden the... Read more »
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) plans to release as many as 600 immigrants a day on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, said Ruben Garcia, the executive director of Annunciation House.Annunciation House is a shelter in South El Paso that works with ICE to house migrants seeking asylum while they meet up... Read more »
An El Paso soccer program is winning big for its work both on and off the field of play. Both players and coaches from the Segundo Barrio Futbol Club were surprised and thrilled to find out they had been awarded the... Read more »
The doors will open April 7 at the new Neighborhood Target Store in Santa Barbara. It will be the first Target in Santa Barbara after years of requests from shoppers and efforts on several fronts to find an appropriate location.
Signs have been posted on all sides of the building... Read more »
A long time downtown Santa Barbara store specializing in products from India is leaving its walkway location in the 500 block of State Street and moving out of the city.
The India House USA store has had a unique location using a full building wall display and storage concept... Read more »
"The River" shopping complex in Rancho Mirage is up for sale, News Channel 3 has confirmed.The realtor representing CheerLand Investment Group, LLC, the owners of "The River," not elaborate further but we do know a number of tenants have left or are leaving the 230,000 square foot retail facility on... Read more »
Peabody Charter Elementary School in Santa Barbara held a dress rehearsal Wednesday afternoon.Members of the Upstarts Youth Theatre are putting on a show called " Geni-Us . " The students are involved in every part of the original 90 minute production. " It... Read more »
A blood drive and celebration of the top donors at Vitalant, formerly known as United Blood Services.A group of San Marcos High School students involved in Health Occupations Students in America, volunteered Wednesday. The students are members of the school's Health Careers Academy.They hope to be like Nona Chamberlain, who... Read more »
On a long, busy Wednesday night for the Bend City Council, they approved the first two " neighborhood greenways " on less-busy streets, talked tiny homes and snow removal efforts and declined to hear an appeal on a recently approved, controversial 179-unit apartment complex on the city's Westside.The... Read more »
Marines stationed in Twentynine Palms and Camp Pendleton were treated to a round of golf.It was all apart of 12th annual Marine Day Golf Tournament at Heritage Palms in Indio. The active duty U.S. Marines got to play 18 holes of golf with club members and other guests and then... Read more »
Captain Dave Zaniboni visited NewsChannel 3 with his successor Capt. Daniel Bertucelli.For the past four years Zaniboni has been the public information officer for the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. He has worked as a firefighters for 33 years.Zaniboni said he will be golfing more often than he used... Read more »
A concerned parent shared an Instant Message she received from her son during school hours.
He wrote, "Mom can I go home the teacher in my last periood put on the whole NZ massacre video where the dude live streamed himself killing 50 and injuring 49 I can't even concentrate anymore."The... Read more »
The City of Lompoc is $3.6 million dollars in the red and that's without any new expenditures like the continued patrolling and cleanup of the riverbed. A budget showdown is brewing as terms like cuts, taxes and quality of life were tossed around in a heated exchange at Tuesday's City... Read more »
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a Santa Maria man in connection to the illegal possession and distribution of marijuana for sales as well as being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition on Tuesday.Sheriff's cannabis compliance and enforcement team along with the narcotics unit arrested 32-year-old... Read more »