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05-27-2016

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[Update]: The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the identity of the Solvang shooter as the Amber Alert suspect. The 15- year-old kidnapped victim has not been found.
updated 12:30 pm
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A traffic collision on Highway 101 north at El Capitan has caused traffic delays for motorists.
updated 5:26 pm
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iMadonnari is already setting up in these Friday afternoon aerial views from John Wiley. [pics]
updated 5:20 pm
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South Broadway (Highway 135) between Stowell Road and Cook Street in Santa Maria will be temporarily closed to traffic on Friday evening.
updated 4:45 pm
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The Montecito Fire Protection District is aware that more and more trees are showing signs of severe stress due to the continuing drought.
updated 4:30 pm
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Roger reports a theft from a jewelry store in the 1100 block of Coast Village Road.
updated 4:00 pm
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Crews have been removing old bridge deck on the beach-side replacement of the Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge. [pic]
updated 3:30 pm
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Police have set up a perimeter in the 1200 block of Quinientos St. and are serving a warrant on a residence.
updated 3:29 pm
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Three additional defendants have been charged in connection with the January 25, 2016, stabbing death of Marcos Pena.
updated 3:00 pm
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A 45-year-old woman was airlifted to Cottage Hospital after falling off a horse in the Upper Oso Campground area.
updated 2:10 pm
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An edhat subscriber spotted the trucks from The Great Food Truck Race parked at Nielsen's in Solvang. [pics]
updated 1:07 pm
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MountainMan captured [vid] of new chicks hatching for their local chicken flock.
updated 12:33 pm
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Where can I find loose leaf tea at a local store?
updated 12:02 pm
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Roger reports a vegetation fire 3000 Block of Corral De Quati Road in Los Olivos. It's currently at 1/4 acre on a hillside near vehicles.
updated 11:41 am
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It's a three-day weekend in honor of Memorial Day and edhatters share photos of their fun plans.
updated 11:30 am
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Roger reports an assault victim down in the 400 block of West Islay.
updated 11:29 am
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The local Democratic establishment snubbed the more qualified candidates in favor of Supervisor Salud Carbajal.
updated 10:41 am
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A 19-year-old UCSB student has died after a Santa Barbara resident rescued him from a hanging attempt in the Ellwood Bluffs.
updated 10:22 am
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Roger reports a smoldering palm tree fire at 32 East Haley, possible arson.
updated 10:15 am
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Roger reports the Fire Department is responding to a structure fire at 3851 Telephone Road in Santa Maria.
updated 9:33 am
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I heard there will be road closures on Saturday for Bernie at SBCC, does anyone have information on what streets and when?
updated 8:49 am
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The additional turn lane onto southbound 101 at Storke Road is now open and the City of Goleta reminds motorists of bike lane improvements.
updated 7:30 am
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Roger has the scanner reports.  Report of a transient with bolt cutters and no teeth in the 100 Block of State Street.
updated 7:00 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?
updated 6:30 am
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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 05/27/16
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 27, 2016 reads comments
An edhat subscriber reports a fire on the bridge over Old Mill Road and Calle Real. [pics] (05/27/16) 1243 7
Three additional juveniles were arrested in Santa Maria today for the murder of Marcos Ramos. (05/27/16) 836 1
Sheriff's detectives located and arrested multiple wanted felons in Lompoc on Wednesday. [mugs] (05/27/16) 3238 7
The Food Network will be filming an episode of The Great Food Truck Race in Solvang from Thursday through Saturday. (05/27/16) 3798 6
One of the oil platforms has an orange glow visible at night that looks like flame. Is there anything going on? (05/27/16) 1749 22
Construction of the final phase of the Las Vegas and San Pedro Creeks Capacity Improvement Project will begin June 13, 2016. (05/27/16) 573 1
Microbial geneticist David Low will lead a project conducting groundbreaking research in global health and development. (05/27/16) 328 4
Katrina Sue Cummings (September 1962 - May 1, 2016) (05/27/16) 1795 2
Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol are reminding motorists to drive safely this Memorial Day weekend. (05/27/16) 349 4
A subscriber is asking for the public's help in providing information about a missing Santa Barbara man. [pic] (05/27/16) 7024 5
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/27/16) 209 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 05/26/16 (05/27/16) 307 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 26, 2016 reads comments
Max Rosenberg shares a [pic] of a glorious day at the Santa Barbara Harbor. (05/26/16) 1495 9
Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be hosting rallies along the Central Coast this week. (05/26/16) 2982 57
[Update]: A head-on traffic collision on Highway 154 involving an 18-wheeler Budweiser truck and pickup truck has completely shut down the road in both directions. (05/26/16) 5345 27
Some views of Cottage "industry" and an opposite vista from John Wiley. [pics] (05/26/16) 1803 11
A 71-year-old motorcyclist sustained major injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Foothill Road at the SR- 154 onramp. (05/26/16) 3280 20
Roger reports Sheriff's Deputies were pursuing a suspect in a vehicle when they almost collided. (05/26/16) 2003 16
Many people know the caves at Gaviota. But our Sunday Sierra Club hike went where few usually go! (05/26/16) 1955 10
The City of Santa Barbara collected over $1.4 million in Transient Occupancy Taxes (TOT) for the month of April, representing a decline of 2.4% compared to the same month last year. (05/26/16) 700 11
UCSB paleobiologist Susannah Porter found evidence of predation in ancient microbial ecosystems dating back more than 740 million years. (05/26/16) 576 4
The SB Airport will again place wreaths at the two distinctive World War II Memorials located at the Airport. (05/26/16) 494 4
Roger reports an illegal burn in the parking garage at 617 Garden Street. (05/26/16) 1127 14
A resurfacing project on State Routes 1 and 246 will begin on Friday, June 3 in the following locations. (05/26/16) 384 2
Magdalena Thornbury (July 22, 1924 - May 17th 2016) (05/26/16) 406 add
A subscriber is looking for old style traverse rod draperies. Does anyone know of a source at a reasonable price? (05/26/16) 780 4
Roger has the scanner reports.  There was this man there, I'll call Jim because that was his name. (05/26/16) 1095 8
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/26/16) 220 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 25, 2016 reads comments
Astronomy: It's that time of year, just before the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, when the International Space Station is fully illuminated by the Sun. (05/25/16) 978 2
A once acre vegetation fire sparked near North Glen Annie in Goleta on Tuesday evening. (05/25/16) 3149 10
Roger reports a vehicle struck a person in a wheelchair incident on West Canon Perdido. (05/25/16) 1102 2
Santa Barbara County Probation announces the growing partnership with the Workforce Development Board thanks to a Supervised Population Workforce Training Grant. (05/25/16) 543 3
Want to see how much the Condor chick has grown? Watch the live cam! [vid] (05/25/16) 1213 8
The County of Santa Barbara Public Works reminds the community to properly dispose of fluorescent lamps. (05/25/16) 930 3
UCSB Sustainability's The Green Initiative Fund supports campus environmental projects. (05/25/16) 423 1
Construction of Jalama Road Bridge rehabilitation at Highway 1 in the Lompoc area is scheduled to begin May 31, 2016. (05/25/16) 454 add
An edhat subscriber shares the view of Santa Barbara from Gibraltar Road. [pic] (05/25/16) 1577 3
The 2015-2016 Santa Barbara County Grand Jury looked into the conditions and management of detention facilities within the County of Santa Barbara. (05/25/16) 484 add
During an event at the Cuyama Buckhorn restaurant, Sheriff's detectives arrested four people for narcotics and weapons violations. [mugs] (05/25/16) 2461 14
I am looking for a hand/wrist surgeon and wondering if any readers have recommendations? (05/25/16) 1813 45
If you know anything about the yard in these pics where adults play with fire, John Wiley is curious. [pics] (05/25/16) 3117 10
A subscriber snapped [pics] of a traffic accident that took place on the Fairview offramp on Monday. (05/25/16) 2356 18
Subscribers share [vid] and pictures of snakes in their backyards. (05/25/16) 3144 22
Adelante Charter School held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new garden project. [pics] (05/25/16) 1055 4
Can someone identify this beach/sea creature? (05/25/16) 2882 10
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/25/16) 295 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 24, 2016 reads comments
Roger reports an assault with a bottle in the 300 Block of State Street. (05/24/16) 1599 11
Do any Edhatters know of a local place that develops disposable film? (05/24/16) 1416 21
Capps' legislation would designate State Street post office in honor of Special Warfare Operator Master Chief Petty Officer Langlois. (05/24/16) 1062 30
KEYT: An abrasive message to Donald Trump supporters has appeared, seemingly overnight, on the side of the Anapamu Street footbridge in Santa Barbara. (05/24/16) 4732 98
It's been two years since the tragedy in Isla Vista and all of us at edhat would like to take a few moments to remember those we've lost in our community. (05/24/16) 1026 14
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reminds homeowners to protect their home from wildfires by managing nearby vegetation. (05/24/16) 344 1
Santa Barbara City Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire in the 1700 Block of De La Vina Street Sunday evening. [pics] (05/24/16) 1121 1
Roger reports a broken water main in the La Cumbre Plaza, the 3800 block of State Street. (05/24/16) 1359 13
George Andrew Herold (August 1, 1928 - May 12, 2016) (05/24/16) 588 add
There will be intermittent overnight ramp closures in both directions of the 101 between Patterson Avenue and Cathedral Oaks Road for the next two weeks. (05/24/16) 753 11
Osmo, a device that makes water sampling easy and quick, wins the 2016 UCSB Technology Management Program's New Venture Competition. (05/24/16) 548 add
Roger has the scanner reports.  Sometimes you just gotta turn up the music and shut everything else out. (05/24/16) 1521 15
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/24/16) 404 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 23, 2016 reads comments
It was all fun and games at the Calle Real Center Saturday as over 50 non-profits took part in the fifth Annual Caring and Sharing day. [pics] (05/23/16) 1280 add
Mark shares an aerial [pic] of Tajiguas beach. (05/23/16) 2124 13
The Santa Maria Police Department made 4 arrests during a DUI and License Checkpoint on Friday. (05/23/16) 950 6
Roger reports an injury traffic accident at Anapamu at Salsipuedes. (05/23/16) 743 1
An edhat subscriber reports a telephone pole landed on top of a mini van on Milpas Street. (05/23/16) 1660 4
Has anybody noticed the brownish discolored tap water in the neighborhood around Turnpike and Cathedral Oaks? (05/23/16) 1576 28
Update: Las Positas will remain closed until Monday after a vehicle struck a light pole near McCaw. (05/23/16) 3517 19
Roger reports a suspected attempted to rob Blenders in the Grass in the 700 block of State Street. (05/23/16) 1683 12
Roger reports Police are pursuing a vehicle and pulling over a car with a possibly armed suspect in the 1600 block East Cabrillo. (05/23/16) 1243 11

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 22, 2016 reads comments
Roger reports a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at Wentworth and Cota streets. (05/22/16) 1144 6
SBIFF: Lynda Weinman has been appointed the new Board President of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. (05/22/16) 1070 add
Rescue crews respond to a report of a vehicle that has gone over the side of Gibraltar Road near E. Camino Cielo. (05/22/16) 2536 23
UCSB continues as one of the world's top 10 universities in terms of research impact, as reported by the 2016 Leiden Rankings. (05/22/16) 1721 11
MUSIC: Jenny breaks down the musical vibes at last weekend's Hammer N Ales event at M.Special Brewery to benefit Habitat for Humanity. (05/22/16) 1027 3
EDBIT: Seated in the Goleta foothills is the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network where edhat was invited to tour the facilities. (05/22/16) 1560 10
Food & Culture: Stacey shares unique and affordable Santa Barbara dining options that include gorditas, sushi burritos, $1 bagels, and albacore tuna sandwiches.  (05/22/16) 2265 13
Astronomy: Mars is back in our Santa Barbara skies and about to make its closest approach since 2005.  (05/22/16) 1680 5
A subscriber writes about Santa Barbara City's Vicious Dog Ordinance and it's lack of options for local dogs. (05/22/16) 1815 31
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: The GFWC Town and Country Women's Club of Santa Barbara works to bring relief to children, veterans, and underprivileged members of Santa Barbara County. (05/22/16) 491 1
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Hal, an awesome senior cat who is a total purr-machine. (05/22/16) 936 10
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Ozzy, a little Yorkie mix who will gladly accept a belly rub. (05/22/16) 1174 5
The Santa Maria Police Department is investigating an attempted murder that took place in the 600 block of E. Tunnell. (05/22/16) 1397 4
A tiny tug off East Beach, and a hopeful 2-way State Street La Entrada update from John Wiley. [pics] (05/22/16) 1749 7
Project PetSafe is holding a Licensing and Low-cost Vaccination clinic at Solvang Park on Saturday. (05/22/16) 425 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 21, 2016 reads comments
The new "Coast to Coast" Seat Belt Enforcement Effort, starting Monday, aims to increase Click It or Ticket participation and save lives. (05/21/16) 539 8
Roger reports a hit and run and possible DUI driver who evaded police in the 1800 block of Barker Pass. (05/21/16) 1323 2

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