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Santa Barbara, CA

18,000 Santa Barbara, Calif., residents without power; SoCal Edison investigating if outage related to transformer fire - @Joey_Buttitta

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California, US

Earthquake: M 2.8 - 33km NNW of Santa Barbara Is., California

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Santa Barbara, CA

#BREAKING: 25-acre brush fire burning in Los Padres National Forest in Santa Barbara area, no homes threatened - @NBCLA

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Actor Randy Quaid legal troubles

Extradition process begins to return actor Randy Quaid, wife to Santa Barbara, Calif., to face charges of trespassing, felony vandalism and failure to appear in court - @latimes

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Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara, Calif., police say they have suspect in custody after reports of man with a rifle near Skofield Park. Police activity remains in area. - @KCBXnews

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Santa Barbara, CA

Health Department closes Summerland Beach in Santa Barbara, Calif., due to 'significant amounts of oil in the water and oil on the beach' - @CBSLA

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Santa Barbara, CA

Oil sheen spotted off Santa Barbara, Calif., coast last week was caused by natural seepage, Coast Guard says; expected to dissipate naturally - @latimes

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California, US

California public health officials update warning about certain seafood caught in Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara counties due to the detection of dangerous levels of domoic acid, a naturally occurring toxin - statement

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Refugio Beach, Calif., oil spill

Homeowner sues over Santa Barbara, Calif., oil spill, says home was 'bombarded' with tar balls, oil sheen - @latimes

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Refugio Beach, Calif., oil spill

ExxonMobil halts drilling off Santa Barbara, Calif., after May spill crippled pipeline - @AP .

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Composer James Horner dies

Plane registered to film composer James Horner crashes north of Santa Barbara, Calif. - @CBSLA

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Refugio Beach, Calif., oil spill

Plains All American Pipeline says nearly all visible oil has been cleaned from water off Santa Barbara, Calif., coast; crews now working to clean oil from underwater - @NBCNews

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Refugio Beach, Calif., oil spill

13 oiled birds, 7 dead birds and 4 dead mammals linked to Refugio Beach oil spill near Santa Barbara, Calif., officials say - @countyofsb

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Refugio Beach, Calif., oil spill

Crews have recovered 450-500 barrels of oil from the Refugio Oil Spill off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif.; estimated size of spill downgraded to 2,400 barrels at most - @countyofsb

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Refugio Beach, Calif., oil spill

Sea lion rescued from Santa Barbara, Calif., oil spill dies at SeaWorld in San Diego, officials say - @CNBC

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Refugio Beach, Calif., oil spill

Department of Transportation issues corrective action order against pipeline owner over oil spill near Santa Barbara, safety agency says - @Reuters

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Refugio Beach, Calif., oil spill

Photo: Sea lion has oil in its eyes and its flippers from Santa Barbara area oil spill; has been reported to wildlife officials - @jpanzar

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Refugio Beach, Calif., oil spill

Editor's note: The pipeline responsible for the spill off Santa Barbara, Calif., is owned by Plains All American, reports the Associated Press. It carries crude oil produced by companies operating on the Central Coast and delivers it through a maze of pipes to refineries around the state. - Tom

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Refugio Beach, Calif., oil spill

Plains All American Pipeline says pipeline that broke near Santa Barbara, Calif., was operating at maximum capacity; unknown how much oil was lost - @AP

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Refugio Beach, Calif., oil spill

Live video: Clean up at Refugio State Beach near Santa Barbara, Calif., after oil spill - @latimes on Periscope

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