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Breaking News reads comments
Has anyone had a toilet installed recently and can refer a handyman?
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Rep. Capps offered an amendment to exempt federal oil and gas pipeline safety and spill mitigation rules from regulatory review requirements proposed as part of the REINS Act.
updated 4:30 pm
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The California Judges Association has issued a statement regarding public criticism of Santa Barbara County Judge Brian Hill's sentencing in the Duanying Chen case.
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Water will soon be released into the Santa Ynez River from Lake Cachuma's Bradbury Dam.
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Roger reports a subject with a shotgun taped to his leg is near Chase bank on Fairview.
updated 3:06 pm
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Venoco is requesting an emergency permit to truck oil out of the Goleta facility.
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The Independent: Haggen laid off fourteen developmentally disabled employees from the five store locations in Santa Barbara and Goleta.
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UPDATED: Roger reports a full City Fire response to a water flow alarm problem in the 100 block of East Haley.
updated 1:58 pm
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Astronomy: Just in time for the predicted monsoonal cloudiness, the International Space Station may be visible for the next few days.
updated 1:04 pm
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Roger reports a hit and run at Chapala Market located at 605 North Milpas. The victims are a mother and daughter.
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The City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a community open house to review design plans and to discuss recreation programming options for a renovated Cabrillo Pavilion and Bathhouse.
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Santa Barbara Police will suspend parking enforcement of the 75 and 90 minute curb parking during the Fiesta parade on Friday, August 7.
updated 12:01 pm
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A subscriber would like help identifying a blooming yellow flower at the park.
updated 11:40 am
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Oil Spill: Friday was a spill fill day at the Refugio site when John Wiley flew out for a look. [pics]
updated 11:00 am
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Due to public health concerns of illegal food vendors during Fiesta, law enforcement will enforcing food vending ordinances.
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Roger reports a bicyclist vs pedestrian near 20 East Carrillo Street, it's unknown if there's an injury.
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On Tuesday, July 28 at approximately 9:30 a.m., the SB County Office of Emergency Management will conduct an annual full siren test.
updated 9:00 am
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Roger reports a domestic disturbance in the 3500 block of Modoc. Allegedly a son, in possession of a knife, was attacking his mother.
updated 8:52 am
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A dehydrated dog was rescued from a Gaviota trail by firefighters this past Sunday.
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Local activist group, PODER, responds to their questions being ignored at a recent Proposition 47 panel.
updated 8:00 am
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Attempted murder charges have been dropped against the two suspects involved in an Isla Vista shooting this past May.
updated 7:30 am
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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 07/28/15
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 28, 2015 reads comments
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is initiating a comprehensive health assessment of our community and is asking for the public to complete a survey. (07/28/15) 960 15
A tale of two cities played out for John Wiley as he approached Santa Paula to land. [pics] (07/28/15) 1269 7
A subscriber wonders if Southwest Airlines will be coming to the Santa Barbara Airport. (07/28/15) 2376 22
The Independent: Santa Barbara officials are beginning to crack down on aggressive sales tactics from downtown cosmetic stores. (07/28/15) 3318 58
Roger reports a traffic accident on SR-154 at San Marcos Road involving a horse trailer and 3 other vehicles. (07/28/15) 1849 13
The City of Santa Barbara has developed a real-time parking web application that provides up to date parking availability for all the Downtown Parking lot locations. (07/28/15) 1529 34
A subscriber reports several fire trucks heading east from Solvang while hearing of a possible fire in Los Olivos. (07/28/15) 945 11
Roger reports a robbery in the 6600 block of Picasso in Isla Vista with a suspect who simulated a handgun. (07/28/15) 1424 14
The project to improve roadway conditions on the 101 undercrossing at Castillo Street continues with overnight roadwork on Tuesday. (07/28/15) 603 7
Is it legal to use a jet ski in the swimming area at Miramar Beach? (07/28/15) 1877 21
A robust integrated photonics manufacturing industry would boost the economy and result in energy-efficient, higher-performance computing and telecommunications. (07/28/15) 683 3
John S. Clark (1947- July 20, 2015) (07/28/15) 1350 3
Nora shares a [pic] where the tree looks like it is capturing the moon. (07/28/15) 1387 7
Can edhatters identify this amazing plant? [pic] (07/28/15) 2084 16
Roger has the scanner reports. I have great memories of my Grandfather and Uncle taking me to games back in the '60's. (07/28/15) 919 6
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (07/28/15) 203 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 07/27/15 (07/28/15) 301 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 27, 2015 reads comments
Oil Spill: Due to heavy equipment operation, a single-lane closure will continue through Aug. 2 in the southbound direction of the 101 west of Refugio. (07/27/15) 367 6
Updated: Roger reports a vegetation fire on Highway 101 at Calle Mariposa Reina. (07/27/15) 1703 5
Roger reports the Harbor Patrol is searching for a possible kayaker in distress 2 miles out off Leadbetter point. (07/27/15) 1581 21
TRAVEL: Never been to Beirut? Check out this edhat subscriber's beautiful [pics] from Lebanon. (07/27/15) 1425 7
Probable paddle racers and a sand surfer ceremony greeted John Wiley's flight to Santa Paula Saturday. [pics] (07/27/15) 1142 2
Gwendolyn Strong, a local girl and inspiration to many, passed away Saturday morning. (07/27/15) 3939 13
TRAVEL: A subscriber shares spectacular [pics] from a recent stop in Iceland. (07/27/15) 1663 21
Roger reports a vehicle fire on SR-154 near Kinevan and the Cold Springs Bridge. (07/27/15) 1382 18
Who knows the name of this beautiful flower? [pic] (07/27/15) 1971 13
Lately on multiple occasions a pair of helicopters have flown low and loud and pretty fast across the city. Anyone know what's up? (07/27/15) 2110 35
Eugene Custer Baum (August 8, 1941 - June 17, 2015) (07/27/15) 660 1
TRAVEL: An edhat subscriber shares a [pic] of some lovely white hydrangeas in Chicago. (07/27/15) 909 5
Does anyone know what type of huge hissing bug or beetle this is? [pics] (07/27/15) 1829 12

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 26, 2015 reads comments
TRAVEL: Edhat subscriber Pam shares a few [pics] from her recent travels in the Sierras. (07/26/15) 1594 17
Roger reports a possible fall victim in the 6500 Block of Del Playa. Fire, Medics, SBSO are on scene.. (07/26/15) 1621 4
A subscriber captured [pics] of a yellow-crowned night-heron in Santa Barbara. (07/26/15) 1529 12
TRAVEL: Max captured photos of a fire near the Vegas Strip, seen from the airport. (07/26/15) 1622 2
Cartoons: Mike shares another funny cartoon about the silly sounds ketchup bottles make. (07/26/15) 1092 10
Local teens from Girls Inc. of Carpinteria are taking on Washington D.C. next week. (07/26/15) 1188 2
Roger reports a car thief is being pursued near Refugio Beach by Santa Barbara Sheriff Deputies. (07/26/15) 1278 13
Two Santa Barbara natives are changing the way surfboards are made with their custom foam design. (07/26/15) 2742 4
LeAnne shows kids how to balloon joust at the Central Library in Santa Barbara. (07/26/15) 632 1
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Friends of the Montecito Library mission is to foster community awareness, support and use of the facilities, materials and programs of the Montecito Library. (07/26/15) 499 1
Friday afternoon John Wiley saw people in the courthouse tower and blanket colors arrayed in the garden. [pics] (07/26/15) 1207 7
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Sawyer, a black and white kitty who specializes in cuteness. (07/26/15) 990 2
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Chula and Savannah, super sweet sisters. (07/26/15) 837 5
A subscriber reports Santa Barbara County is planning a cleanup of local creeks and drainages. [pic] (07/26/15) 741 9
A subscriber wonders why the song "I Feel Pretty" was cut from West Side Story in the Sunken Gardens on Friday night. (07/26/15) 2145 39
Updated: A subscriber wonders what is being built off Punta Gorda Street. (07/26/15) 1714 31
Max spotted the Apple Maps van in the Mesa area on Friday. [pic] (07/26/15) 1767 15

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 25, 2015 reads comments
Roger reports a burglary in the 1000 block of Coast Village Road. A subject climbed through a window while the reporting party escaped out the door. (07/25/15) 1575 6
Roger reports a traffic accident where a vehicle struck a child in the 400 block of Old Coast Highway. (07/25/15) 1180 7
A subscriber is wondering if they're allowed to plant a rice paddy on their property and if anyone has experience doing so. (07/25/15) 2186 39
Can edhatters identify this purple plant? (07/25/15) 1630 6
The Santa Barbara Courthouse clock tower has reopened after making improvements for those with mobility challenges. (07/25/15) 809 4
The mosaic lizard living on the banks of Mission Creek next to Rocky Nook Park, named Harry, turns 20 years old next week. [pic] (07/25/15) 1545 9
In honor of National Tequila Day, edhatters sent in photos of their beverages. (07/25/15) 1030 6
The California Fish and Game Commission recognized Deputy District Attorney Kevin Weichbrod for his dedication to the prosecution of wildlife crimes. [pic] (07/25/15) 961 14
Aliene G. (Jessee) Johnson (September 21, 1928 - June 8, 2015) (07/25/15) 406 add
As athletes for the Special Olympics make their way to the 2015 World Games in Los Angeles, they make a stop at the UCSB campus (07/25/15) 639 3
UPDATE:Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Detectives have arrested 21-year old Bryan Rios as a 5th person who is alleged to have played a direct role in the death of Javier Limon. [mug] (07/25/15) 4712 7
An edhat subscriber shares a beach [pic] taken at Isla Vista Beach. (07/25/15) 1660 6
Robert W. Killen (August 15, 1954 - June 4, 2015) (07/25/15) 911 add
Mike snapped [pics] of the Rainbow Girls at Thursday's Concert In The Park. (07/25/15) 1616 3
It's a small ocean fall, but have you seen this one John Wiley found in Big Sur? [pic] (07/25/15) 2023 8
Roger reports a traffic accident on Patterson over the 101 in Goleta. All lanes blocked temporarily. (07/25/15) 1359 1
A low income apartment building in Old Town Goleta will be receiving $18 million in renovations. (07/25/15) 1509 15
Musician Jack Johnson presented the Santa Barbara Bowl with a custom water refill station to reduce single-use plastic waste at concerts. [pic] (07/25/15) 2569 19
Roger has the scanner reports.  Suspicious object found on Harris Grade Road. (07/25/15) 1039 3
The "Hills Bandit" was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Tuesday for a string of bank robberies from Laguna Niguel to Santa Barbara. (07/25/15) 879 3
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (07/25/15) 235 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 24, 2015 reads comments
Update: Several edhat subscribers are reporting an unidentified flying object in the sky over Santa Barbara. Did anyone else see it? (07/24/15) 4019 34
Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center prepares to send one of it its own to the Special Olympics World Games. [pics] (07/24/15) 947 5
Solvang officially welcomed Special Olympics Denmark Delegation yesterday. [pics] (07/24/15) 540 1
The Montecito Fire Protection District announces a vacancy exists on the Board of Directors. (07/24/15) 461 1
The City received $1,785,905 in Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) for the month of June 2015, which is a 6.7% growth over June 2014. (07/24/15) 562 14
The man who was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near the Santa Barbara Zoo on Monday has been identified. (07/24/15) 4518 15
The California Highway Patrol has released a report on a traffic accident that took place on Highway 1 near Lompoc on Thursday morning. (07/24/15) 956 9
A local swimmer is recovering after a seal attacked and bit her leg on Wednesday morning, just off Leadbetter Beach. (07/24/15) 2125 15
Work continues on the east side of Storke. They are altering the signal median island and widening northbound Storke to create a wider transition lane. [pic] (07/24/15) 631 1
Roger reports an injury traffic accident at De La Guerra and Milpas Streets. The driver has a possible head injury. (07/24/15) 776 1
Updated with press release: Roger reports a cliff rescue of a male and two K-9's who are stuck on a cliff at the Douglas Family Preserve. [vid] (07/24/15) 3634 32
A subscriber found a friendly blue belly lizard. Does anyone know how old it is? [pics] (07/24/15) 1687 21
An edhat subscriber shares an email about possible future development of the More Mesa area. (07/24/15) 1968 28
An iconic Linden Ave restaurant building has sold and Tony's has closed due to the sale. (07/24/15) 1994 14
A Santa Barbara Judge is receiving extra protection by the Sheriff's Office after threats were made following the recent puppy torture case. (07/24/15) 2602 52
Roger reports a structure fire with two people possibly inside of the home located at 142 Inverness Ave in Lompoc. (07/24/15) 643 9
Edhat subscribers share [pics] of Allison Krause and Willy Nelson performing at the Santa Barbara Bowl. (07/24/15) 1097 4
A subscriber provides follow up to the Bike Master Plan City Council meeting this week. (07/24/15) 920 30
Does anyone in the area still perform a car engine steam cleaning service? (07/24/15) 816 11

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