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EDBIT: Edhat's Santa Barbara Day and Night photo entries are now posted. Vote for your favorite that best represents our hometown!
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Cartoons: Mike shares a funny cartoon about friendship.
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A San Marcos High School alum made the June cover of Variety magazine after becoming a YouTube star.
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CHP has partnered with Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital to bring a Child Passenger Safety Seat Check-up event to the Goleta area.
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It seems so long ago, but just a few short months back Goleta was enjoying nonstop surf.
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Paul Joseph Muller (October 10, 1927 - June 16, 2016)
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Santa Barbara Beautiful has designated the Queen Palm as the tree of the month for June.
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NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Grace Housing, Inc. serves the greater Santa Barbara community in support of critical basic human needs such as food, shelter, and housing for families and individuals.
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These possible new Sherpa Smoke pics were texted to Edhat at 5:30pm by John Wiley. [pics]
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Did anyone else experience a power outage Friday night in the Las Positas/Modoc area?
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DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Elvis Pugsley, a spunky one year old pug/beagle mix.
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CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Catalina, a tabby lovers dream.
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Roger reports Santa Barbara Police responded to a domestic violence situation in the 600 block of San Pascual.
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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 06/25/16
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 25, 2016 reads comments
The CA Interagency Incident Management Team 4 and the Sherpa Fire Unified Command thanks the community for the goodwill and cooperation shown during the Sherpa Fire. (06/25/16) 649 8
A subscriber reports police have surrounded a vehicle on Hollister and Pebble Beach Drive. (06/25/16) 2064 14
The 2015-2016 Santa Barbara County Grand Jury reviewed the inmate intake procedures of the Santa Barbara County Main Jail. (06/25/16) 533 3
The Chef Cycle Bicycle Ride will move through Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties for three days next week. (06/25/16) 508 1
I am looking for recommendations for local companies that can get oil stains off cement driveways. (06/25/16) 972 12
Roger reports a possible vegetation fire near Knapp's Castle. (06/25/16) 2102 15
One of the most delightful parts of the Solstice Parade is the grand finale inflatable ensemble created by local artist Pali X-Mano. (06/25/16) 1226 4
Roger reports an injury traffic accident involving a vehicle and motorcycle on Carrillo and Saint Vincent. [pics] (06/25/16) 829 13
It's National Take your Dog to Work Day and edhatters share photos of their dog working throughout the community. (06/25/16) 1124 7
A foster father from Santa Maria was found guilty of seven felony counts of child molestation after abusing a child placed in his care. (06/25/16) 1229 12
Documents and videos from the 2003 child molestation investigation of Michael Jackson and Neverland Ranch by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office were leaked. (06/25/16) 3004 38
Is there any place locally to rent a private pool? (06/25/16) 1509 17
Rockstar and Santa Ynez resident David Crosby has agreed to pay a $3 million settlement after striking a jogger with his car last year. (06/25/16) 2407 18
Why is Meigs Road going to be closed to all traffic tomorrow? Signs are posted near Lazy Acres. (06/25/16) 2023 21
[New Fire Updates]: The Sherpa Fire holds at 93% containment and 7,474 acres. Full containment is now expected on Monday evening. (06/25/16) 9407 30
Michelle A. Claussen (August 30, 1952 - June 15, 2016) (06/25/16) 949 add
Santa Barbara City Firefighters responded to a structure fire at the Mesa Verde Restaurant on Cliff Drive Thursday night. [pics] (06/25/16) 2195 18
Roger has the scanner reports.  The only purpose politicians serve is to give folks a good reason to bitch and argue. (06/25/16) 762 7
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (06/25/16) 207 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 06/24/16 (06/25/16) 242 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 24, 2016 reads comments
COUNT: Summer is almost here and it's time to count drums! Guess the closest number of drums in the Solstice Parade and win some edhat swag. (06/24/16) 1243 NA
Roger reports an active vehicle pursuit heading north in the 300 block of West Canon Perdido, one subject is at gunpoint. (06/24/16) 1507 9
Roger reports a subject attempting to break into mail boxes in the Loreto Plaza at 3301 State Street. (06/24/16) 801 1
At Castillo and Mission Streets there were two unmarked cars full of cops that all exited with bulletproof vests. What's going on? (06/24/16) 3000 8
[Update]: Kyle Barbre, a 21-year-old Goleta man, was officially charged on Thursday with one count of felony animal cruelty after allegedly killing his adopted chihuahua. (06/24/16) 4903 56
[Update]: Approximately 700 barrels of crude oil spilled in Ventura near Grove Lane Thursday morning. (06/24/16) 2863 19
The Red Flag Warning and fire weather watch has now been expanded through Saturday morning. [pic] (06/24/16) 666 2
For geographer Dar Roberts and other UCSB researchers, the Sherpa fire has offered a myriad of research possibilities. (06/24/16) 968 8
A subscriber celebrates the start of summer by getting a [pic] of this radiant sunflower downtown. (06/24/16) 920 2
UCSB evolutionary biologists have shown that sexual selection increases the number of species and impacts global diversity. (06/24/16) 524 1
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency next week will honor the partners behind the Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies project with a national Clean Air Excellence Award. (06/24/16) 359 add
Bringing a relief from the scorching weather, fog has steadily been rolling in from the ocean. [pics] (06/24/16) 1084 17
UCSB's historic College World Series run ended in game nine when they were defeated 3-0 by Arizona. (06/24/16) 644 11
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (06/24/16) 262 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 23, 2016 reads comments
Here are some [pics] Fritz Olenberger got at the AHA Region 2 Arabian Horse Show, currently running at the Earl Warren Showground.  (06/23/16) 1124 9
Santa Barbara received approximately $4.8 million in sales tax revenues during the quarter ended March 31, 2016, a 0.8% decrease over the same quarter last year. (06/23/16) 428 2
A red flag warning is in effect from 6 pm Thursday to 6 am Saturday for wind and low relative humidity for the SB County mountains. [pic] (06/23/16) 546 add
Rep. Capps joins her colleagues and gives remarks during the Gun Violence Sit-in on the House Floor Wednesday. [pic] (06/23/16) 1888 68
UC Santa Barbara men's baseball team is set to face Arizona on Wednesday in game nine of the College World Series. (06/23/16) 994 7
The District Attorney has charged Mexican citizen, 24-year old Eutimio Osbaldo Aispuro, with the 2010 murder of a Santa Barbara resident. [pic] (06/23/16) 1048 3
Roger reports a brush fire on Rincon Hill Road in Carpinteria due to fireworks. (06/23/16) 1900 20
Roger reports a traffic accident just north of the Las Positas Southbound on ramp. (06/23/16) 788 1
Robert Bernstein for the first time led the Romero Canyon loop hike for the Sierra Club. (06/23/16) 972 8
An outreach program designed by UCSB psychologists is teaching elementary school students about the brain and how to keep it safe. (06/23/16) 862 2
A subscriber reports that a helicopter has been flying low over homes on Cathedral Oaks Road for the past twenty minutes. (06/23/16) 2231 35
The newly passed Extended Producer Responsibility ordinance will provide a program for residents to safely dispose of unused medications. (06/23/16) 689 8
Herbert Rovell Benham, Jr. (June 9, 1925 - June 15, 2016) (06/23/16) 409 1
Turfgrass installation on the newly renovated Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Montecito Country Club has begun. [pics] (06/23/16) 3165 33
Roger has the scanner reports.  They are out there watching. (06/23/16) 1198 3
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (06/23/16) 211 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 22, 2016 reads comments
I'm looking to get 1000 square feet of open yard rototilled. Any suggestions on who to call? (06/22/16) 1286 10
The new fiscal year 2016-2017 Santa Barbara County Grand Jury will be sworn into office on Friday, July 1. (06/22/16) 555 1
Eutimio Osvaldo Aispuro, age 24, formerly of Santa Barbara, was arrested for the 2010 murder of Samuel Bautista Justo, a resident of Santa Barbara. [mug] (06/22/16) 2381 24
Do edhatters know who does medallion guarantee stamps locally? (06/22/16) 1089 11
A directed patrol focusing on dog leash and license violations will be conducted on the 400 – 900 blocks of State Street on Wednesday. (06/22/16) 1350 27
The Fire Department and Medics are responding to a bicyclist vs. pedestrian accident in the 400 block of Castillo. (06/22/16) 631 2
For people who have fruit trees, do you have any solutions to offer people with trees full of fruit? (06/22/16) 1944 18
An edhat subscriber took [pics] of Rattlesnake Canyon wildlife Tuesday morning. (06/22/16) 2189 16
Pacific Gas and Electric has announced its plan to close the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo county by 2025. (06/22/16) 1044 12
On Thursday, Santa Barbara Police will be in the downtown and beach front areas enforcing bicycle and pedestrian safety operations. (06/22/16) 891 17
Subscribers capture [pics] of the Strawberry Moon from Isla Vista and San Roque. (06/22/16) 1622 11
Trader Joe's agreed to reduce emissions of potent greenhouse gases from refrigeration equipment at 453 of its stores under a proposed settlement with the U.S. under the Clean Air Act(06/22/16) 604 11
There were police cars in the Hope and Lincolnwood neighborhood Tuesday morning, does anyone know if it's related to a break in? (06/22/16) 1564 8
Max shares aerial [pics] of the scorched canyons caused by the Sherpa Fire. (06/22/16) 2021 4
Using info in Edhat and other sources, John Wiley may have spotted the Sherpa Fire investigation. [pics] (06/22/16) 3037 33
A subscriber reports a traffic accident on Highway 154 on Tuesday morning. (06/22/16) 1273 2
Roger reports a subject in Rocky Nook Park is allegedly shooting birds with a bbgun, or rifle. (06/22/16) 1642 17
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (06/22/16) 284 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 21, 2016 reads comments
The Sherpa Fire is 54% contained and holds at 7,893 acres. Most mandatory evacuations will be reduced to warnings on Wednesday morning. (06/21/16) 79920 196
Most mandatory evacuations within the Sherpa Fire zones will be reduced to warnings on Wednesday morning. (06/21/16) 769 add
[Update]: A dehydrated dog was rescued near Tunnel Trail on Monday afternoon. (06/21/16) 2562 41
Vehicle accident at Hollister and Nectarine, driver of a truck seen throwing out a 12-pack of beer. (06/21/16) 1830 10
A construction contract has been awarded for the Highway 101: Linden and Casitas Pass Project in Carpinteria. (06/21/16) 1032 5
Does anyone know why there's a helicopter flying over the Mission Canyon area? (06/21/16) 3192 18
The Paul Mitchell Beauty School of Santa Barbara will be closing its doors in September. (06/21/16) 2503 12
UC Santa Barbara's Robert and Lynn Koegel honored for 30 years of research, innovative treatments of autism. (06/21/16) 784 2
Roger reports a subject is inside of a store on State Street taking off his clothing. (06/21/16) 1821 9
An Air Quality Warning has been re-issued for the southern areas of Santa Barbara County. (06/21/16) 1125 4
Juan Manuel Garibay (June 25, 1952 – May 12, 2016) (06/21/16) 1137 1
A full closure of State Route 246 from Fifth Street to Pine Street in Solvang is scheduled for Tuesday. (06/21/16) 667 5
An edhat reader has been finding a bunch of little bugs in their house. Anyone know what they are? [pics] (06/21/16) 3600 29
EDBIT: Happy Summer Solstice! This year, the first day of summer comes with a rare strawberry moon. (06/21/16) 1185 7
Is there any place locally that rents wheelchairs? (06/21/16) 1131 17
A water level update, Live Oak perspective, and another air drop on the Sherpa Fire from John Wiley's flight yesterday. [pics] (06/21/16) 2303 10
Roger has the scanner reports.  SO Officer on scene said he was going back in service from the call because the woman was no longer dead(06/21/16) 2500 21
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (06/21/16) 293 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 20, 2016 reads comments
A car hit a fire hydrant at the corner of Mesa Lane and Borton Drive. Water is rushing down the street by the hundreds of gallons. (06/20/16) 1428 8
An edhatter shares a [pic] of the Dick Smith Wilderness looking towards Avila. (06/20/16) 1440 3
Roger reports an assault near 1208 State Street. (06/20/16) 1303 4
Does anyone have a recommendation of an interior designer? (06/20/16) 1556 9
An edhat subscriber has noticed many dead or dying oak trees on upper State Street. [pics] (06/20/16) 1891 24
John Wiley flew over the Sherpa Fire at 3pm Sunday and got aerials of the burn area plus a DC-10 drop. [pics] (06/20/16) 3829 18
Subscriber Chuck Cagara was out observing his Hummingbird and Oriole feeders when one of several male Hooded Orioles arrived. [pic] (06/20/16) 1750 9
A 14-year-old hiker experienced heat exhaustion and was rescued one mile up from the Rattlesnake trailhead near Skofield Park. [pics] (06/20/16) 2054 12
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind advisory through Tuesday morning and an extreme heat warning through Tuesday evening. (06/20/16) 770 add
Roger reports a traffic accident with an injury from De La Vina and Carrillo. The Fire Dept and medics are responding. (06/20/16) 677 1

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