Surf Instructor Claims QAnon Made Him Kill His Children, F.B.I. Says

Matthew Taylor Coleman, 40, of Santa Barbara, Calif., abducted his 2-year-old son and 10-month-old daughter and took them to Mexico, the authorities said.

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Abused by His High School Tennis Coach, He Now Protects Others

Alex Harrison survived child sexual abuse at the hands of his high school tennis coach. Now he is seeking justice, for himself and others.

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Jim Clendenen, Santa Barbara Winemaking Pioneer, Dies at 68

With exuberant charisma and relentless traveling, he promoted his label, Au Bon Climat, and the region as a wine hub.

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What $26 Million Buys You in California

A modernist hillside retreat in Topanga, a French country-style home in Santa Barbara and a renovated 1929 house in Pacific Grove.

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$2.5 Million Homes in California

A new three-bedroom house in Los Angeles, a Shingle-style home in Inverness and a Mediterranean retreat in Santa Barbara.

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When Sharks Turned Up at Their Beach, They Called in Drones

A goal of the SharkEye project is to one day produce automated “shark reports” for beachgoers to help them gauge levels of risk.

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Lack of Night Patrol Delayed Detection of Deadly Boat Fire, U.S. Says

The fire aboard the Conception scuba dive boat killed 34 people last year.

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Partners in Business, Parenthood and Marriage (in Any Order)

Long before they were even dating, Kayla Picciuto had thought about co-parenting with Andrew Elia.

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