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High surf advisory in effect for California's central Coast

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| The National Weather Services says that at some off-shore locations, including Mavericks in Half Moon Bay, a few breakers could even approach 55 feet.

Montecito mudslides: With 101 closed, this group is pairing pilots with passengers

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Thomas Fire Help has been carrying critical workers, like those in medicine, to their jobs. "We didn't sit around and say 'We're going to start an airline,'" said one volunteer. But that's sort of what happened.

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Swab tests and judgment calls: How police are checking for pot DUIs

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Californians can now buy recreational pot legally but the science hasn't caught up to the law when it comes to ensuring safe driving.

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Rush is on to submit DACA renewals as clock ticks away

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Seeing a window open, young unauthorized immigrants whose protections are about to expire are lining up for legal help to fill out renewal applications.

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Roads impacted by Montecito mudslide set to reopen by end of January

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Following the catastrophic mudslide from earlier this month, most county roads and major utilities will be back in service by Jan. 31 — not including the areas of Montecito impacted by the flood and debris flow.

5 things to do this weekend in SoCal

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You can play retro video games, see the bright lights of the winter night sky and even have a slice of birthday cake with Benjamin Franklin himself. (Or a close facsimile thereof.)

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LA officials approve pro-immigrant measures

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Los Angeles City Council members on Wednesday approved four new proposals supporting immigrants, aiming to counter Trump immigration policies.

Oroville sues California over 2017 dam crisis

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The city argues the crisis, which forced authorities to order 188,000 people to flee last year, was caused by decades of mismanagement.

Hard-hit Montecito to get little rain from new system

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The National Weather Service says Montecito should see very little precipitation Thursday night into Friday, and overall the area from Santa Barbara County southward should expect a tenth of an inch or less.