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Robert's hike took him from the Romero Canyon trail to the Buena Vista trail to see the hidden benches.
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MUSIC: Gavin DeGraw did not disappoint at the Kids Helping Kids Benefit concert at the Granada Theater.
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Owners can get their cats a $25 spay or neuter surgery and a free microchip in the month of February as a part of Responsible Pet Ownership Alliance's "Cat Nips N Chips" program.
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EDBIT: The city of Oxnard was ranked the fifth worst city for jobs, according to WalletHub.
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Protesters marching downtown heading South on State street crossing Guiterrez..
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EDBIT: Country singer Jennifer Nettles filmed her most recent music video for her song 'Hey Heartbreak' in Santa Barbara.
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The Gaviota Coast is one of the most threatened biodiversity hotspots in the world and a film crew has been documenting the natural beauty for five years.
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GARDEN OF ED: Billy Goodnick was getting a latte at the French Press when he came upon this botanical buzz.
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Can anyone identify there winged insects?
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Check out this [pic] of a fallen douglas tree
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LV Canley (December 19, 1916- January 11, 2017)
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Roger reports a pedestrian has been struck in an accident on Micheltorena at Castillo.
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The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution to reduce the number of adults with mental illnesses in jail.
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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 01/21/17
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 21, 2017 reads comments
An edhat subscriber found an engraved wedding ring in the CVS parking lot at Turnpike and Hollister. (01/21/17) 2046 7
Does anyone know if the county did anything to help fill Cachuma Lake with water? (01/21/17) 2706 20
[Update]: Updates and [pics] of flooding and the results of the recent storm throughout town. (01/21/17) 11431 40
Santa Barbara Channelkeeper and the City of Santa Barbara announce their agreement to extend clean water enforcement (01/21/17) 591 4
Roger reports protesters are blocking State Street and Anapamu with a police escort. (01/21/17) 3011 42
The National Weather Service, Santa Barbara Public Health, and Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office issue storm advisories. (01/21/17) 3118 6
[Update]: Approximately 22 people were rescued from the El Capitan campground after a major mudslide swept away 5 cabins and 15 vehicles Friday morning. (01/21/17) 21403 27
Roger reports a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at Cota and Anacapa Streets. (01/21/17) 1109 add
A subscriber reports a tree is blocking the roadway at Anita and Via Miguel in Goleta. [pic] (01/21/17) 2206 2
Roger reports several areas of flooding and mud slides throughout Santa Barbara. (01/21/17) 7092 77
COUNT: One lucky edhat subscriber accurately guessed how many grapes are used to make one bottle of Windrun Wine, and then won tickets to the Winter Wine Festival! (01/21/17) 741 NA
Roger has the scanner reports.  Squatters trespassing on Neptune... (01/21/17) 1570 5
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 01/20/17 (01/21/17) 297 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 20, 2017 reads comments
An edhat subscriber reports seeing a fire ball seen over Solvang. (01/20/17) 2367 15
Dave shares a [pic]-worthy rainbow arching across the Santa Ynez River. (01/20/17) 1403 4
What defines "clean air" parking and is it enforceable? (01/20/17) 1286 20
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department arrested an armed felon who threatened tenants with a rifle in an early morning dispute. [mug] (01/20/17) 2820 6
[UPDATE]: A female driver sustained minor injuries after her vehicle went over the side of Highway 101 and onto the railroad tracks near Gaviota. (01/20/17) 4802 50
[UPDATED]: Santa Barbara County Fire responded to a structure fire Thursday at Deer Run Lane in Orcutt. (01/20/17) 684 4
Roger reports an out of control subject who is causing a disturbance was placed in an involuntary psychiatric hold at the Cottage emergency room. (01/20/17) 1614 5
Roger reports a case of assault and battery at the 100 block of East Sola in which a subject has been knocked unconscious with a head injury. (01/20/17) 950 1
The Housing Authority of the City of Satna Barbara launched the Health Access and Care Coordination Project to improve access to primary care and behavioral health services. (01/20/17) 482 add
An edhat subscriber found these super mushrooms in their backyard. [pic] (01/20/17) 2175 20
The owner of a sailboat whose vessel lost engine power by Goleta Pier was rescued with no injuries. (01/20/17) 1069 13
ATandT is weighing in on the DIRECTV dispute by urging the owners of KEYT/KKFX to allow local fans to see Sunday's NFC Championship football game. (01/20/17) 1585 13
Costco Wholesale will pay $11.75 million to settle allegations of lax pharmacy controls for filled prescriptions that were improper or incomplete. (01/20/17) 1941 12
Astronomy: The moon had a date with Jupiter early Thursday morning. (01/20/17) 869 19
KEYT: Santa Barbara Volkswagen is leaving its longtime downtown site on Chapala and Ortega. (01/20/17) 2199 35
There's a lot of traffic backed up on Highway 101 coming into Santa Barbara. Does anyone know why? (01/20/17) 2061 26
Is anyone else getting KCET through Cox Cable? I'm not getting reception. (01/20/17) 1261 12
The District Attorney's Office releases a PSA regarding workman's compensation fraud. (01/20/17) 1314 9
Robert shares [pics] of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day events and recounts the day's events. (01/20/17) 877 8
HISTORY: An edhat subscriber reminisces on Roosevelt Elementary School's comforting sloppy joes. (01/20/17) 1147 20
COUNT: Guess how many grapes are used to make one bottle of Windrun Wine and you could win tickets to the Winter Wine Festival on Jan 21. (01/20/17) 806 NA

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 19, 2017 reads comments
Roger reports a motorhome on fire in the east parking lot of the Cabrillo Bath House (01/19/17) 1243 14
In anticipation of the approaching inclement weather, the SBC Fire Department offers tips to help keep you and your passengers safe while driving on wet roads. (01/19/17) 1012 7
An edhat subscriber points out a potential error on a local freeway sign. [pics] (01/19/17) 4553 41
Local downtown toy shop, Kernohan's Toys, is closing after 62 years in business. (01/19/17) 3118 38
LV Canley (December 19, 1916 - January 11, 2017) (01/19/17) 564 add
A public workshop will take place to initiate a wildfire protection plan for the San Marcos Pass and Eastern Goleta Valley mountainous areas. [pic] (01/19/17) 834 3
The clouds are rolling in and the rain is about to fall... edhatters share their stormy sky [pics]. (01/19/17) 1652 2
The City of Santa Barbara has completed the upper Arroyo Burro Restoration Project at Barger Canyon. (01/19/17) 1187 7
The Coast Guard warns beachgoers and boaters of a heavy coastal hazard warning issued by the National Weather Service for Southern California beaches. (01/19/17) 990 3
A subscriber is asking for a referral for a personal injury attorney in Santa Barbara. (01/19/17) 1466 28
The first cruise ship of the new year has arrived to Santa Barbara's waters, and Charles has the [pics]. (01/19/17) 2372 29
Nancy Wolf (May 5, 1930 - January 11, 2017) (01/19/17) 754 add
Roger reports police officers have detained seven people after clearing a residence in the 1200 Block of Punta Gorda. (01/19/17) 2087 11
Roger has the scanner reports. I think we ought to take up a collection for the police to have new holsters with scissors to cut those man buns off, when those who have them act up. (01/19/17) 1527 13
Roger reports a traffic accident on Highway 1 at Hancock with one person with major injuries and two people with moderate injuries possibly. (01/19/17) 747 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 18, 2017 reads comments
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is requesting for public assistance to locate a suspect responsible for a violent attack on a Goleta man. (01/18/17) 3208 9
[UPDATED:] Roger reports a subject was safely detained by Santa Barbara Police after attempting to jump off a roof on Anacapa. [pics] (01/18/17) 3181 10
Edhatters share [pics] of hidden beauty (01/18/17) 1788 11
What's going on in Goleta on Tuolumne Drive? There's a lot of police activity. (01/18/17) 2515 14
The Santa Barbara south coast is still in an "exceptional drought," with fifty more inches of rain needed to fill and spill Cachuma Lake. (01/18/17) 5054 34
County launches emPower Central Coast program "Homeowner Portal" to track home energy improvement and give access to financing resources. (01/18/17) 736 add
Los Padres National Forest's fire restriction has now been reduced. (01/18/17) 510 1
Gas leak near Oak Park at Alamar and Quinto, requesting SBPD to stop traffic. (01/18/17) 789 5
The Parks and Recreation Department published maps, podcasts and videos to encourage education and exploration of Santa Barbara scenic coastline. (01/18/17) 924 4
Two people were injured in a single vehicle rollover accident on SR-246 early Tuesday morning. (01/18/17) 1483 4
Five Goleta residents are displaced after a fire destroyed their garage early Tuesday morning. (01/18/17) 2134 24
Does anyone know how to get DISH TV to remove their disc from our roof? (01/18/17) 1827 23
A new website is calling for long-time UCSB men's basketball coach Bob Williams to be fired after a struggling season. (01/18/17) 1574 17
Roger reports a traffic accident blocking the lanes of Highway 101 southbound at the Carrillo Bridge. (01/18/17) 2226 15

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 17, 2017 reads comments
Roger reports a hit and run by an RV in the 1000 Block of Coast Village Road. (01/17/17) 2056 7
A zebra was found dead on the beach near San Simeon this week. (01/17/17) 4298 38
Santa Barbara County Search and Rescue helped to find some lost hikers at Grass Mountain in Los Olivos. [pics] (01/17/17) 2128 5
The Lompoc Police Department is asking for the public's help in keeping an eye out for a stolen vehicle. [pic] (01/17/17) 2016 14
EDBIT: To commemorate the work of Martin Luther King Jr., here are events happening to fulfill his dream. (01/17/17) 924 6
Roger reports a traffic accident involving an SUV and a motorcycle on Anacapa at Arlington (01/17/17) 865 1
Roger reports a pedestrian has been injured in a traffic accident off Loma Alta and Shoreline. (01/17/17) 1095 3
Can edhatters identify this plant? (01/17/17) 1719 9
Castillo underpass has begun to show signs of failure, does anyone know if they are planning to revisit the project? (01/17/17) 2564 46
An edhat subscriber reports their car was broken in around the Hidden Valley area. (01/17/17) 1267 7
Edhat subscribers share terrific nature [pics] from their outdoor adventures (01/17/17) 1192 6
Alan P. Fryer Jr. (December 7, 1926-January 10, 2017) (01/17/17) 371 add
Does anyone know what these new-looking, low flying, quiet planes are? (01/17/17) 3095 10
Roger has the scanner reports.  Medical call at the County Jail again, so whoever said they don't call 911 when someone is ill or hurt, they are now. (01/17/17) 1155 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 16, 2017 reads comments
Did anyone hear gunshots on the Westside a little before 10 p.m. last night? (01/16/17) 1208 18
To celebrate turning 50, Westmont athletic director Dave Odell ran 50 miles and raised over $50,000 to fundraise money for the Santa Barbara Track Club and Westmont Athletics. (01/16/17) 886 2
Roger reports a stolen 2003 red BMW was spotted in Santa Barbara. (01/16/17) 1490 5
Max captures aerial [pics] of Cachuma Lake after the recent rainstorm. (01/16/17) 5262 14
Sophia Qin of Dos Pueblo High School receives national award for her technological achievements. (01/16/17) 1103 5
Steve shares [pics] of waves and snowy egrets at Goleta Beach. (01/16/17) 1611 7
SpaceX has had a long series of rocket launch failures and delays, but Saturday was their lucky day. (01/16/17) 1048 10
The Santa Barbara County Horticultural Society recognized Mike Tully with the 2016 Bouquet of the Year. [pic] (01/16/17) 1383 5
Water rising at La Cumbre, fish balls, and intriguing work atop the kid's museum from John Wiley's latest. [pics] (01/16/17) 2368 9
The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum announces its certification as a Green Business of Santa Barbara County. [pic] (01/16/17) 737 2
Roger reports a gas leak in the 6800 Block of Hollister Ave. (01/16/17) 785 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 15, 2017 reads comments
A subscriber would like to warn others about trail head thieves after their car was broken into during a hike at Gaviota State Park. (01/15/17) 2231 21
KEYT: Drought dry Cachuma Lake could possibly have the biggest runoff in recent years after a few more inches of rain. (01/15/17) 3178 14
Now that the rain has let up, it's time to hit the ocean, and these folks have the [pics] of what's happening at the harbor and buzzing at the beach. (01/15/17) 2043 2
A car crashed into a power pole Saturday afternoon leaving hundreds of Goleta residents without power. (01/15/17) 3616 11
TRAVEL: Bonnie is planning for the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco that will take place next month. (01/15/17) 1285 3
Cartoons: Genevieve shares a funny cartoon about Trader Joes in Santa Barbara. (01/15/17) 3378 37
Santa Barbara's 93108 zip code has been ranked amongst the most expensive zip codes in the United States. (01/15/17) 3326 17
Approximately 800 pounds of tangerines were collected from a local property to distribute to those in need by volunteers organized by Food Forward. (01/15/17) 1336 6

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