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The Santa Barbara Police Department has released recent crime data including a summary of response times. [pics]
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Roger reports a disturbance in front of Casa Esperanza, SBPD is on scene.
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Roger reports a possible structure fire in Santa Maria.
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Roger reports a large power outage in Goleta with reported transformer fires near Marketplace. SCE is being contacted.
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Roger reports a possible electrical issue at the Veterans Memorial Building at 112 West Cabrillo Street.
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Edhatters share photos of their Thanksgiving Day celebrations. Send in yours!
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Happy Thanksgiving edhatters! Share what you're thankful for.
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Animal Rescue Team released two rescued owls on a private ranch where they were reunited with their owl family. [pics]
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Members of the Isla Vista community create a video for the students injured at Florida State University.
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The Independent: The SBPD performed several cleanings of homeless camps in the area bringing this year's total to 23.
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A subscriber snapped a [pic] of skim boarders at Butterfly Beach on Wednesday at sunset.
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Frank Molina (September 3, 1921 -August 15, 2014)
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Roger reports a broken water main that is flooding downtown businesses at the corner of De La Vina and Canon Perdido.
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Roger reports a possible structure fire at 150 Butterfly Lane. Fire Dept is back in service, no fire.
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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 11/27/14. Happy Thanksgiving!
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 27, 2014 reads comments
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce the graduation of 24 custody deputies from the academy today making it the largest custody deputy class in Sheriff's Office history. [pic] (11/27/14) 562 2
John Palminteri reports train passengers are happy to leave cars behind. [pic] (11/27/14) 1076 6
Montecito Fire is joining with KSBY and other SB County Fire agencies in collecting non- perishable food items and toys for Unity Shoppe. (11/27/14) 263 1
A subscriber went to a gas station on State Street and was mistakenly debited $100 for nine gallons of gas. (11/27/14) 1741 24
With Thanksgiving in mind, do any edhatters have a turkey coop in the Santa Barbara area? (11/27/14) 626 5
The Fire Department urges people to be careful when frying turkeys this Thanksgiving.  (11/27/14) 405 3
Rollover traffic accident vehicle on it's side on the sidewalk 3712 State street engine 4 on scene. UPDATE: with KEYT link. [pics] (11/27/14) 2678 20
Southern California Edison will be doing work this Saturday, November 29 between 6 am and noon at the corner of Hollister Avenue and South Glen Annie Road. (11/27/14) 369 1
An edhat subscriber photographed UCSB Basketball star Alan Williams for the December 1st issue of Sports Illustrated. [pics] (11/27/14) 1311 15
Jeffrey Arthur Miller (March 26, 1988 - November 1, 2014) (11/27/14) 1587 8
The Restaurant Guy says that Killer B's BBQ and Bar has found a new home downtown and hopes to reopen this weekend. (11/27/14) 1771 13
Edhat subscribers are reporting power outages in downtown Santa Barbara. Is anyone else experiencing it? (11/27/14) 938 9
A project to replace overhead sign panels and light fixtures on Highway 101 from Milpas Street to Fairview Avenue will begin on Monday, Dec. 1.  (11/27/14) 280 2
The Sheriff's Office are warning the public about a mail theft ring and asking for help in locating two suspects. [mugs] (11/27/14) 2796 12
The men and women of the Santa Barbara Police Department are pleased to announce the first graduations of 5th grade students participating in the G.R.E.A.T. Program. (11/27/14) 507 3
Roger has the scanner reports. Will that is all outta me for now Have a Good Thanksgiving. (11/27/14) 797 13
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (11/27/14) 236 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 11/26/14 (11/27/14) 282 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 26, 2014 reads comments
UPDATE: Roger reports over 400 protesters heading southbound on State Street for DLG Plaza, they started at the Courthouse. (11/26/14) 10444 187
Did you know these Nutmeg mannikins are in our area? You may have seen them in pet shops but right now they are migrating through town. [pic] (11/26/14) 2136 14
A subscriber needs a referral for a child behavioral specialist in town. (11/26/14) 830 14
Goleta Barbers in Old Town is helping out the Santa Barbara County Food Bank with a unique promotion, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (11/26/14) 824 3
Nine adults were arrested or cited and a local missing 15-year old juvenile was found following the service of a narcotics search warrant. [mugs] (11/26/14) 4177 24
A subscriber got a photo of the sun reflecting off the ocean near the breakwater. [pic] (11/26/14) 956 6
Carpinteria City Council members are considering future zoning plans for areas known for oil and gas processing, reports KEYT. (11/26/14) 515 5
West of town John Wiley noticed a broken beach. [pic] (11/26/14) 2245 7
An edhat subscriber happened upon this dead cetacean and wonders if anyone can identify it. [pics] (11/26/14) 2552 17
The next phase of the Entrada de Santa Barbara Project has begun. (11/26/14) 1758 21
UCSB's Joseph Polchinski shares his ideas about how to reconcile quantum mechanics and the theory of general relativity at this year's Faculty Research Lecture. (11/26/14) 655 2
The extended Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest travel periods of the year and is a Maximum Enforcement Period for the CHP. (11/26/14) 611 4
We were lucky to receive tickets from edhat for Speaking of Stories this last weekend. What incredible talent there is in our community! (11/26/14) 548 6
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (11/26/14) 288 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 25, 2014 reads comments
A subscriber shares a [vid] of an octopus her son spied at the tide pools today. (11/25/14) 2335 18
Robert Bernstein shares his experience at the The Humanist Society of Santa Barbara's November lecture by Wendy Hughes. (11/25/14) 787 6
A subscriber shares a stunning [pic] of the moon. (11/25/14) 1193 3
John Palminteri shares a [pic] of a sliver of fall over Santa Barbara. (11/25/14) 1097 1
John Palminteri reports the Montecito Bank and Trust donates $1 million to nonprofits. [pic] (11/25/14) 904 12
Has anyone used PODS for long distance moving and storage? (11/25/14) 1237 11
A subscriber captured [pics] of a sea lion pup sunning itself on the beach. (11/25/14) 1445 10
Dr. John Henry Lynn (d. November 6, 2014) (11/25/14) 600 add
A potential significant rain event for Southwest California may occur Sunday Nov. 30th through Dec. 2nd. (11/25/14) 3523 37
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is requesting public assistance to help locate multiple suspects wanted in connection with a stabbing that occurred in Old Town Goleta last Friday evening. (11/25/14) 2012 12
Santa Barbara City College will launch its first therapy dog event "Check Out a Dog and Lower Your Stress!" for students during finals week. (11/25/14) 945 8
UCSB scientists from NCEAS and the Bren School help assess tipping points and determine successful strategies for improved management of the Earth's oceans (11/25/14) 437 1
Traffic accident on Carpinteria and Alisos, 2 vehicles are involved with one subject trapped in the vehicle. [pic] (11/25/14) 1488 3
The City of Santa Barbara shines a spotlight on a community member who went above and beyond to conserve water. [pic] (11/25/14) 1616 16
The Independent: A former Laguna Blanca drama teacher was sentenced to 180 days in jail for having sex with a student. (11/25/14) 2502 24
Angela Carol (Hammond) Russell (April 9, 1945 - November 11, 2014) (11/25/14) 619 add
Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown is pleased to announce his selection of Bernard "Barney" Melekian as his new undersheriff, to be effective January 5, 2015. [pic] (11/25/14) 980 19
An edhatter reports that Craigslist was hacked and the site is still down in Santa Barbara. (11/25/14) 1775 16
UCSB's Timothy DeVries demonstrates how climate change might affect the ratio of carbon, oxygen and nutrients in the subsurface ocean. (11/25/14) 405 add
Don't know what to get your feline friend or canine companion for the holidays? How about instant fame? Submit them as the Edhat Cat or Dog of the Week! (11/25/14) 367 3
Patti took these action shots during the recent SBCC Bowl Game at Cerritos College. [pics] (11/25/14) 744 7
The SBCFD reminds residents that a Red Flag Warning is a combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures that can create extreme fire behavior. (11/25/14) 341 add
A professor of geography joins the ranks of UCSB faculty members honored for their contributions to the advancement of science. (11/25/14) 459 add
Can anyone recommend a physical therapist that was especially gentle? (11/25/14) 904 16
A reader shares the view of another Gaviota sunrise. [pic] (11/25/14) 713 3
A reader reports that, according to the CHP Traffic Information Page, there were several hit and runs in Santa Maria earlier this morning. (11/25/14) 485 1
Arthur Korngiebel III (September 9, 1949 - September 26, 2014) (11/25/14) 808 2
There is a sword-waving man on Las Positas overpass. Police responding. (11/25/14) 2023 19
A subscriber, planted firmly on the ground, snapped [pics] of adventurous folk sailing through the air. (11/25/14) 1024 3
Roger has the scanner reports. Neurotic driver West on Modoc with Nevada Plates. (11/25/14) 1272 3
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (11/25/14) 321 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 24, 2014 reads comments
Don in The Goodland arrived at Lake Los Carneros in time for a Sunday sunset. [pic] (11/24/14) 1176 11
Dan Seibert got [pics] of the sliver moon as it rose above the tree line. (11/24/14) 968 10
Sounds like there was a high speed chase in Carpinteria, suspect detained. (11/24/14) 1323 6
Mesa Jim shares a Shoreline Park sunset [pic] that shows the light fading to dark. (11/24/14) 988 11
John Wilson, arrested on felony charges of conspiracy and grand theft for stealing seafood in the Harbor, was sentenced to jail and probation. (11/24/14) 2152 9
The Ice in Paradise skating arena broke ground on Thursday next to Girsh Park in Goleta. [pic] (11/24/14) 1608 25
Here are a few more Sunday sunrise [pics]. (11/24/14) 779 9
Volunteers with the Los Padres ForestWatch helped to clean up a cannabis grow site in the Figueroa Mountain foothills. [pics] (11/24/14) 2162 27
Henry "The Phantom" Ybarra (June 17, 1928 - November 16, 2014) (11/24/14) 736 add
Did anyone else see a comet-like ball of light with a tail of flames cross the sky over downtown/Mesa area on Saturday evening around 6:30 - 7 pm ? (11/24/14) 1866 19
Paula Virginia Loomis (January 23, 1927 - November 14, 2014) (11/24/14) 554 add
An edhat subscriber took a [pic] of the Gaviota sunrise this morning. (11/24/14) 752 5
This morning at around 2 am there was a major accident right at State and Ontare. (11/24/14) 2853 11

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 23, 2014 reads comments
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the Santa Barbara County South Coast and Mountains in effect from midnight to 10am Sunday. (11/23/14) 945 add
A subscriber saw a jet in the sky with a long shadow like projection in front of it. Can anyone explain what is going on? [pic] (11/23/14) 3194 38
Two men were sentenced to 8 years in state prison on Friday for a gang related stabbing that took place in downtown Santa Barbara earlier this year. (11/23/14) 1659 14
A subscriber is looking for volunteer opportunities on Thanksgiving Day. Any suggestions? (11/23/14) 1018 14
Cartoons: Mike shares another cartoon funny about coffee and productivity. (11/23/14) 1078 1
HISTORY: A subscriber shares historical photos of businesses thriving in Santa Barbara from 1960. (11/23/14) 2918 30
EDBIT: Black Friday is the major shopping day of the year and WalletHub has ranked the best and worst deals. (11/23/14) 1742 10
Do edhatters have feedback on speeding down De La Vina and how to keep the community safer? (11/23/14) 1662 45
EDBIT: A winner has been selected for the Lobero Theatre trivia and won 2 tickets to Chris Robinson Brotherhood on Saturday, Nov. 29th! (11/23/14) 1211 2
POWDRELL: According to David Powdrell, a Common Gull is to a Chevy Impala what a Royal Tern is to a Ferrari. (11/23/14) 842 16
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: The Lompoc Hospital Foundation's mission is to provide community education, public relations and funds for capital improvements for the Lompoc Valley Medical Center. (11/23/14) 595 2
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Carsyn, an outgoing and playful kitten looking for a home for the holidays. (11/23/14) 1059 5
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Vince, an adoptable super-dog. (11/23/14) 999 13
Madame Sonia Rosinka (Barbara Sonia Adams) January 12, 1947 - September 19, 2014 (11/23/14) 2916 11
The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for portions of Santa Barbara County. (11/23/14) 546 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 22, 2014 reads comments
Advisory: NWS has issued a High Wind Advisory and Watch for the southern passes and coast of Santa Barbara County. (11/22/14) 724 add
The Milpas Community Association (MCA) is delighted to announce that the Grand Marshal for the 61st annual parade is Rick Feldman of the EyeGlass Factory. (11/22/14) 837 12
Subject struck by his own vehicle. Fire and Medics responding to the 100 Block of North Hope. (11/22/14) 2358 15

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