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EDBIT: Ed sent our esteemed panel of judges to secret and remote location to pore over the fantastic entries to the Sixth Annual Edhat Halloween Short Story Contest. Now, the winners are announced!
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Does anyone know of support groups/services for PTSD?
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District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced that Aubrey Dupree Wadford has been charged with one count of murder in the death of victim Angela Laskey.
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The Independent: The County Planning Commission has voted to install fencing along a section of the Isla Vista bluffs.
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Two 18-year-old alleged gang members are scheduled to be sentenced on Friday for the stabbing a man downtown in February.
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UPDATE: Roger reports two juveniles with alcohol poisoning in Plaza Del Mar. Fire and medics are on scene. [pic]
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A subscriber reports a power outage in Mission Canyon Heights that began around 9 am. Is anyone else affected?
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A subscriber snapped [pics] of the Jurassic Quest show at Earl Warren.
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Cold front to bring brief heavy downpours and gusty southwest winds in the mountains and deserts on Friday night.
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Charles shares [pics] of a Halloween sunrise.
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A subscriber took [vid] of Thursday's sunset with two jets making an appearance overhead.
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UPDATE: Multiple edhatters reported a jet being escorted by a smaller jet over Santa Barbara around 6:00 PM Thursday evening. Does anyone know what's up?
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Roger has your spooky Halloween scanner reports. Report that a subject in a wheelchair on State Street spit on someone.
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Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive?
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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 10/31/14
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 31, 2014 reads comments
John Palminteri reports comedian Andrey Belikov trades laughs for donations to help rebuild, after rental home is trashed, and tenants leave with thousands owed in back rent. (10/31/14) 1277 23
Any idea what's up with the sand build up on East Beach by the Wharf? (10/31/14) 1172 13
The Independent: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have donated $10,000 to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department. (10/31/14) 2282 31
Roger reports a Smoke Investigation inside a two story apartment building at 1905 De La Vina. Full fire response. (10/31/14) 487 2
A subscriber took this [pic] of a monarch sunning itself. (10/31/14) 634 1
There will be overnight lane/ramp closures on U.S. Highway 101 next week in Goleta due to a grind and pave operation. (10/31/14) 454 5
At 2:23pm, SBCFD responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian at Hollister Ave. and Magnolia Ave. in Old Town Goleta. [pic] (10/31/14) 1509 20
UPDATED WITH NAME AND [MUG]: The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office released a report detailing the arrest of a man suspected of murder, stemming from an incident of domestic violence. [pics] (10/31/14) 6900 25
Robert got a new perspective on the Santa Ynez River valley last Saturday while on a Sierra Club hike. (10/31/14) 885 1
The SBC Office of Emergency Management wants to remind everyone the the first winter storm of the season for Southwest California will start Halloween night. (10/31/14) 1515 11
The Los Carneros Bridge Project is back on track thanks to the additional weekend work. [pics] (10/31/14) 497 1
As the time change approaches, the SBC Fire Department reminds residents change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. (10/31/14) 261 add
A UCSB staff member received an alert from UCSB Police regarding affirmative consent. (10/31/14) 1412 24
UCSB's student newspaper, the Daily Nexus, recently retracted their satirical post regarding an ISIS invasion on student housing. (10/31/14) 588 10
TRAVEL: An edhat subscriber shares this [pic] of the edhat bag in Brooklyn. (10/31/14) 445 5
In anticipation of the large crowds in IV this Halloween weekend, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department will increase its staffing level by 25 personnel. (10/31/14) 507 12
Roger reports a Code 459: Burglary in progress in the 1200 block of Punta Gorda. Suspect is a bald WMA wearing a grey shirt, shorts, and backpack. (10/31/14) 708 9
Coast Village Plaza in Montecito has been sold for more than $13 million. [pic] (10/31/14) 1946 11
The Independent: Two men are accused of conspiring to file a false lien against the Solvang home of a Santa Barbara County judge. (10/31/14) 1074 2
Does anyone know of a suitable place (and surface!) to play petanque in the greater Santa Barbara area? (10/31/14) 926 12
The unsettled weather expected across southwest California Friday afternoon through Saturday rain will impact travel across the region. (10/31/14) 1355 30
Leonard John Ramirez (Nov. 6, 1927 - Oct. 21, 2014) (10/31/14) 356 1
Larry shares a [pic] of Thursday's sunrise. (10/31/14) 671 2
Brian shares a spooky Halloween video on a recent trip to Iowa. [vid] (10/31/14) 500 7
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (10/31/14) 265 1
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 10/30/14 (10/31/14) 313 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 30, 2014 reads comments
Morgan of the Wildlands CS shares this [vid] of the current condition of Lake Cachuma during the California Drought. (10/30/14) 1392 8
A subscriber reports that there have been a lot of sirens on the Mesa and wonders if anyone knows "What's up?" (10/30/14) 1427 8
Roger reports vandalism, burglary, and domestic violence at the Rescue Mission. (10/30/14) 876 3
Roger reports a sexual battery suspect on an MTD Bus from Isla Vista; possibly headed to Santa Barbara. The suspect is an adult hispanic male. (10/30/14) 1704 9
Roger reports a gang fight on Sola St. and Chino St. (10/30/14) 1585 17
Roger reports a structure fire with two elderly people possibly inside at 426 Rosero Dr. The SBPD, fire department, and medics are responding. (10/30/14) 759 6
A subscriber needs to drop a passenger at the train station tomorrow at 11:30am in the middle of the parade chaos. Any suggestions on access? (10/30/14) 2365 31
A burger giveaway contest got a subscriber wondering what the best new burger joint is. (10/30/14) 1922 44
The agenda for the November 4, 2014 City Council Meeting Agenda has been posted. (10/30/14) 325 add
A subscriber shares a [pic] of a large pumpkin patch with palm trees in the background. (10/30/14) 1106 5
A subscriber reports Cox service has been down for about two hours in the Milpas area. Is anyone else experiencing problems? (10/30/14) 757 14
The City of SB Traffic Engineering staff invites residents to a Public Workshop to discuss a potential traffic safety improvement project for parts of Cliff Drive. (10/30/14) 403 add
The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District has a new General Manager after Jerry Estrada was unanimously appointed. [pic] (10/30/14) 753 3
A United Methodist pastor, who was defrocked for officiating his son's same-sex wedding, will retain his ministry after a ruling on Monday, reports the LA Times. (10/30/14) 749 38
Montecito Water District is holding a special board meeting tonight at the El Montecito Presbyterian Church Hall between 6:00 and 8:00 PM. (10/30/14) 520 1
Can someone identify this caterpillar? (10/30/14) 1046 8
The LA Times recently published an article regarding "homeless travelers" being drawn to Santa Barbara. (10/30/14) 2955 60
Santa Barbara has seen scene changes for centuries, and John Wiley likes to watch. [pics] (10/30/14) 1110 10
A subscriber reports a police training session on the UCSB campus. [pic] (10/30/14) 885 1
City of Goleta has hired Rosemarie Gaglione as the new Public Works Director. (10/30/14) 382 add
With Measure P being the hottest topic lately and just a week before the polls, I decided to explore Facebook group sites to get answers from both sides. (10/30/14) 1589 70
In September 2014 officers from the Santa Barbara Police Department made 30 arrests for driving under the influence violations. (10/30/14) 1282 19
Worldwide, there were simultaneous Thriller performances simultaneously at precisely 3:00PM on Saturday. (10/30/14) 618 3
Roger has the scanner reports. A 9-year-old kid is refusing to go to school, that's ok, a little room at juvenile hall. (10/30/14) 1510 18
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (10/30/14) 212 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 29, 2014 reads comments
Miles of temporary fencing can be seen going up this week in and around public and private properties around Isla Vista, John Palminteri reports. [pics] (10/29/14) 2146 27
HISTORY: Does anyone remember the Firehouse Restaurant on Chapala Street? It was an old Fire Station and had the pole still in there. UPDATE with story from owner.[pic] (10/29/14) 4298 31
A friend of mine worked for a contractor and is owed wages that the contractor refuses to pay. Who can we call to find a remedy for this situation? (10/29/14) 1445 21
Cathie McCammon, a student at the Wake Center, is not happy with what is proposed by the $288 Measure S bond measure. (10/29/14) 1721 50
The No.3 of southbound U.S. Highway 101 at the Cacique Street Overcrossing will be closed beginning at 7 pm so Caltrans can inspect damaged pavement. (10/29/14) 360 1
A subscriber is thinking of doing a fall-themed photo shoot. Does anyone know of any places in Santa Barbara County with leaves that have turned color? (10/29/14) 1028 21
Does anyone know what happened by Carpinteria Middle School? Police, Fire, and Paramedics were there. (10/29/14) 1790 15
Barbara Frink has been named Health Information Management Director for the Lompoc Healthcare District. [pic] (10/29/14) 491 add
Three Santa Maria residents have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Guadalupe man. [mugs] (10/29/14) 2069 4
A subscriber reports that a vehicle hit the traffic light box in front of 7/11 on Upper State St. [pic] (10/29/14) 1645 21
A UCSB biomedical scientist received a $3.5M NIH grant to expand his research on sepsis. (10/29/14) 744 2
Has anyone replaced radiant ceiling heat in their home? (10/29/14) 1182 16
The SB County Fire Department reminds people that there are many ways to keep your child safe on Halloween and offers the following Halloween safety tips. (10/29/14) 510 6
Representatives from the UC campuses and research labs will meet to discuss the UC Systems' ambitious Carbon Neutrality Initiative. (10/29/14) 381 7
The Restaurant Guy says that The Natural Cafe in Old Town Goleta closes permanently today at 3 p.m. then reopens tomorrow at 11 a.m. in Camino Real Marketplace. (10/29/14) 2222 66
Susan Annabel Jackson (November 14, 1959 - October 14, 2014) (10/29/14) 1351 add
The curves of a lonely pigeon disrupts the geometry of a downtown building in this [pic]. (10/29/14) 1410 12
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (10/29/14) 392 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 28, 2014 reads comments
I just heard what sounded like an explosion in the San Roque area. Anyone else hear it? (10/28/14) 3256 5
A subscriber snapped a [pic] of SBCC lawn sprinkler usage during the day. (10/28/14) 2515 51
Can any subscribers tell me what this wooden thing is? (10/28/14) 2743 19
The Independent: The San Francisco-based contractor on the Alma del Pueblo project faces their second breach of contract lawsuit. (10/28/14) 1416 17
John Palminteri reports with [pics] four Italian Stone Pine trees with, each more than 100 years old, will be cut down this week in Santa Barbara. (10/28/14) 1607 12
Roger reports a vehicle vs bicyclist accident resulting in injury on Olive and Haley St. Fire and medics are responding. (10/28/14) 608 add
 A building ridge and weak offshore flow will bring warmer than normal temps the next few days, peaking on Wednesday.  (10/28/14) 620 2
Structure fire at 204 Olive Mill Road. Full Fire Dept response from Montecito and city mutual aide. (10/28/14) 900 5
Injury traffic accident in the 900 block of Alston Road, 3 vehicles are involved. (10/28/14) 662 3
A subscriber stumbles over a small fairyville in a local neighborhood. [pics] (10/28/14) 2301 17
I'm looking for craft fairs to display my crafts in the area. Any suggestions? (10/28/14) 944 12
A subscriber warns residents of a peeping tom seen in the 1800 block of Chapala. (10/28/14) 1428 15
The Santa Barbara Central Library children's area offers a Homework Help Program from Monday to Thursday. [pic] (10/28/14) 685 2
A subscriber take a [pic] of an injured but determined towhee bird. (10/28/14) 1290 5
On Sunday the Santa Barbara Museum of Art hosted celebrations for Día de los Muertos... the Day of the Dead! (10/28/14) 669 1
Jonathan E. Jordan ( March 14, 1962 - October 16, 2014) (10/28/14) 1119 add
A new analysis led by UCSB's David Valentine traces oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon event to its resting place on the Gulf of Mexico's deep floor. (10/28/14) 733 12
Did anyone attend the Jackson Browne benefit concert at the Arlington Theatre on Saturday? How was it? (10/28/14) 1614 18
Lynne Dana Petersen Merenbach (November 7, 1945 - October 18, 2014) (10/28/14) 762 add
Are there any other Cox Cable customers that have issues with recorded shows (and maybe live shows) freezing up throughout an episode? (10/28/14) 1670 46
A grant from the Office of Traffic Safety to the SB County Probation Department will ensure that high-risk DUI offenders are complying with all court orders. (10/28/14) 834 9
Events and happenings around town brought extra cheer to John Wiley's flight Sunday. [pics] (10/28/14) 1015 6
A subscriber noticed this nice touch at SBA. [pics] (10/28/14) 2311 31
98 youngsters competed in the Goblin Opti Regatta over the weekend which was hosted by Santa Barbara Yacht Club. [pics] (10/28/14) 949 4
Beachbummer took a scenic ride through UCSB yesterday and got some great [pics] of the surf. (10/28/14) 1539 3
Last night, at 10:13 pm, a vehicle-vs-ped accident occurred on the southbound 101 in the vicinity of Winchester crossover. (10/28/14) 1531 14

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