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Roger reports a male hitting a dog with a metal pole at Kids World. SBPD responding.
updated 3:18 pm
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A subscriber reports that on June 6th the American Humane Association will present their findings from their audit of the County Animal Shelters.
updated 2:30 pm
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EDBIT: Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch just went on the market with a price tag of $100 million dollars. 
updated 2:00 pm
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Lauren: The largest shark that ever lived just swam into town for the Natural History Museum's Megalodon exhibit.
updated 1:00 pm
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POWDRELL: Drawn to the beauty and power of primitive beach art, David finds a link between it and the brain.
updated 12:00 pm
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Astronomy: High over our mountain horizon in Santa Barbara's late spring skies is the Big Dipper, probably the best-known asterism in the Northern Hemisphere. 
updated 11:00 am
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NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Plaza Playhouse Theater is a nonprofit community theater in Carpinteria.
updated 10:00 am
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CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Milo, a playful and affectionate kitten who needs a new home.
updated 9:00 am
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DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Wylder, a sweet, young pup who would love to find her forever home.
updated 9:00 am
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A subscriber captured [pics] of a coopers hawk in More Mesa.
updated 8:00 am
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Traffic Alert: One lane will be closed in the southbound direction of Highway 101 west of Refugio Beach from 9am-3pm.
updated 7:00 am
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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 05/30/15
updated 6:00 am
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 30, 2015 reads comments
Roger reports a failure to yield. SBPD started a traffic stop at the Garden underpass and the driver kept driving through Montecito. (05/30/15) 1240 12
Brian Naughton has been named Monroe Elementary's new principal. [pic] (05/30/15) 883 1
Search and Rescue and the Montecito Fire Protection assisted an injured hiker on Thursday who slipped and injured her leg. [pics] (05/30/15) 1443 4
Do edhatters think it's important for teachers to attend high school graduation ceremonies? (05/30/15) 1071 34
Several bike path improvement projects are scheduled to begin on Monday in the Santa Ynez Valley. (05/30/15) 465 14
Oil Spill: Clean-up crews are checking for oil on Ventura County beaches where oil has reportedly come ashore. (05/30/15) 926 10
UPDATE: A subscriber reports seeing a seal blocking the slow lane on Highway 101 northbound just past the 154 on ramp. (05/30/15) 5112 38
Alphonsus Alcide "Sid" La Grandeur (November 3, 1918 - May 16, 2015) (05/30/15) 323 add
Crews have begun bridge demolition and installed some of the support piles for the outer edges of the new Cabrillo Blvd. bridge. [pic] (05/30/15) 978 8
May 29th is National Biscuit Day and edhatters share pics of their favorite carbohydrates and sweet treats. (05/30/15) 581 9
Oil Spill: As a warm weekend approaches, the majority of Southern Santa Barbara County beaches remain open and accessible to the public. (05/30/15) 708 6
The six search dog trained Search Teams who deployed to Nepal as part of Team USA are now home. [pics] (05/30/15) 855 9
An edhat subscriber would like to know how difficult it is to learn to use a drone. (05/30/15) 674 9
Roger reports police activity at the Bank of America in the 800 block of State Street. A 70 year old man possibly has a toy gun. (05/30/15) 1012 5
Lorna Louise (Kluss) Larsen (July 6, 1933 - May 12, 2015) (05/30/15) 336 add
An edhatter found this hidden treasure while walking around Santa Barbara. [pic] (05/30/15) 2419 12
The California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $223 million to 108 transportation projects. (05/30/15) 388 add
Oil Spill: Plains All American Pipeline continues to update the community on their efforts after the Refugio Oil Spill. (05/30/15) 1358 24
Latest Oil Spill Update: Cleanup crews have removed more than 10,900 gallons of oily water mixture. (05/30/15) 13034 114
An edhat subscriber shares aerial views taken on Monday that show more apparent seep action than is usual for local beaches. [pics] (05/30/15) 1184 18
Mark shares an aerial [pic] of Stearns Wharf with East Beach in the background. (05/30/15) 974 4
Oil Spill:The UCSB community rallied outside of Cheadle Hall calling out the University of California for its investments in the fossil fuel industry. (05/30/15) 524 14
Here is a [pic] of Hendry's Beach, taken earlier in the week, that shows the slough is blocked off. (05/30/15) 1688 4
UPDATE: Subscribers report a vehicle went off Highway 217 earlier this morning. Traffic on Hollister is backed up in both directions. (05/30/15) 1513 9
Roger has the scanner reports. Better to be single than sorry. (05/30/15) 852 6
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/30/15) 162 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 05/29/15 (05/30/15) 322 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 29, 2015 reads comments
Update with [pics]: Roger reports a man behaving drunkenly and belligerently at the Santa Barbara Chicken Ranch. (05/29/15) 2561 20
Mike shares [pics] of tonight's gorgeous sunset. (05/29/15) 832 2
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team (SBCSAR) is looking for new members to fill its next search and rescue training academy. (05/29/15) 458 add
The object John Wiley saw in the distance off El Capitan was a watching whale. [pic] (05/29/15) 1608 7
Astronomy: The International Space Station will be making some nicely visible evening visits to Santa Barbara during the next week. (05/29/15) 719 1
An edhat subscriber seeks a company that can level the ground, order and install the decomposed granite. (05/29/15) 777 11
Dollar Tree Stores to pay $2.72 million settlement for environmental violations after illegally disposing of hazardous wastes. (05/29/15) 880 10
A subscriber went for a walk down at Rincon and saw oil deposits everywhere. [pic] (05/29/15) 2368 37
SBPD released a summary of response times and recent crime data for the City of Santa Barbara. [pics] (05/29/15) 825 3
Can anybody point me in the right direction for searching out video gaming groups for people in their twenties? (05/29/15) 659 16
There is a lot of buzz around Santa Ynez that the Chumash have purchased the land adjacent to Camp 4. Does anyone knowing if this is true? (05/29/15) 1397 42
The UCSB Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, May 30th 2015. (05/29/15) 375 3
A pile driving operation as part of the Goleta Drainage Project will begin Wednesday, June 3. (05/29/15) 319 4
Oil Spill: Congresswoman Lois Capps sent a letter to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration demanding answers. (05/29/15) 767 16
A study by researchers at UCSB shows that as people non-consciously categorize others by political affiliation, they ignore race. (05/29/15) 475 5
Pat Fish saw a bobcat on top of a chicken coop in Santa Barbara with feathers in her mouth. [pics] (05/29/15) 3443 35
A project to replace concrete slabs along US Highway 101 between Olive Mill and San Ysidro Roads will continue on Sunday, May 31. (05/29/15) 490 6
Thirty local businesses have joined the commercial food scraps compost program since the beginning of the year. (05/29/15) 555 4
The Goleta Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on May 29th. [pic] (05/29/15) 880 4
Community members are organizing a rally in response to the Refugio Oil Spill this coming Sunday at West Beach. (05/29/15) 857 10
The community is invited to attend an open house related to the Refugio Oil Spill response. (05/29/15) 625 add
Will Plains All American Pipeline be paying for the clean up effort of the Refugio Oil Spill? (05/29/15) 801 21
Wednesday the pipe fix was going strong when John Wiley flew over the oil spill site. [pics] (05/29/15) 1265 14
Caltrans will construct a project this summer to improve conditions on the US Highway 101 undercrossing at Castillo Street. (05/29/15) 915 26
UCSB earth science researchers receive grant from Nuclear Regulatory Commission to study how earthquakes affect ground movement and soil stability (05/29/15) 304 add
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/29/15) 213 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 28, 2015 reads comments
The Montecito Fire Protection District will conduct a test of the emergency notification methods utilized by MFPD on June 1, 2015 starting at 10:00 AM.  (05/28/15) 349 add
Roger reports a traffic accident on Highway 101 southbound at the Castillo offramp, possible injury. (05/28/15) 976 13
A missing Solvang senior citizen is found safe and Sheriff's Deputies help to celebrate her 91st birthday. [pic] (05/28/15) 1371 14
Oil Spill: The Refugio Oil response effort includes continued assessment and clean-up of local beaches in Southern Santa Barbara County. (05/28/15) 994 3
Update [pics]: Edhat subscribers reported some loud noises off Shoreline Park Wednesday morning and other subscribers informed the community of a joint exercise training. [pics] (05/28/15) 3640 74
Santa Barbara County is urging water awareness and free water fixture exchanges. (05/28/15) 909 4
At UCSB's Coal Oil Point Reserve, it's all hands on deck to safeguard the western snowy plover, a threatened species on the Pacific coast, against effects from the recent oil spill. (05/28/15) 950 15
A first look at the exposed oil pipeline and a view of the cleared spill path from John Wiley. [pics] (05/28/15) 2744 13
Roger reports a domestic disturbance in the 1800 block of Chino where an intoxicated male who ran his arm through a window. (05/28/15) 1306 21
The AIDS Life Cycle Bicycle Ride will move through Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties next week. (05/28/15) 596 3
Devereux's the 8th annual event provided a venue for individuals served where they can enjoy an Italian dinner and dance to their favorite tunes. [pics] (05/28/15) 798 1
The Department of Energy's award for young scientists acknowledges UC Santa Barbara's standing as a top tier research institution. (05/28/15) 439 2
A subscriber saw Patriot Environmental Services appear to be gearing up at Hendrys. [pic] (05/28/15) 1591 9
Santa Barbara County Fire Department will be conducting defensible space inspections beginning June 1. (05/28/15) 518 4
Roger reports a possible brush fire one mile west of Highway 101 on Santa Rosa Road, in North County. (05/28/15) 555 2
Rocky Pine Ridge is one of Robert Bernstein's favorite places to bring out of town visitors and one of his favorite hikes overall. (05/28/15) 1559 6
Does anyone know what happened to the Round Up Market in Santa Ynez? Looks like it's closed for good? (05/28/15) 893 2
Max Rosenberg notes that a visible sheen is still visible today on the ocean. [pics] (05/28/15) 1482 21
Roger has the scanner reports. Dope Smokers at the bottom of the Mesa Steps on the sand. (05/28/15) 1670 21
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/28/15) 229 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 27, 2015 reads comments
Daniel Adam Jasso was arrested yesterday for assault with a deadly weapon. [mug] (05/27/15) 3164 17
There will be a Community Open House concerning the oil spill response on May 30th at the Elks Lodge. (05/27/15) 542 4
At this evening's meeting of the Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education, several administrative appointments were announced. (05/27/15) 1472 9
We are hoping for suggestions re: local non-profits which are directly involved in the clean-up from the Refugio Oil Spill. (05/27/15) 794 14
A tribute to local veterans from the Santa Barbara and Goleta areas was held at the Warkentin Stadium Vietnam Memorial Plaza at San Marcos High School. [pics] (05/27/15) 798 5
A bill by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson to close the wage gap that women face at work passed off the Senate floor on a unanimous, bipartisan vote today. (05/27/15) 964 23
Sheriff's deputies arrested a field worker following a stabbing that occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m. this afternoon near Guadalupe. (05/27/15) 671 1
Robert shares [pics] he just took at Coal Oil Point Reserve of cleanup workers. (05/27/15) 1552 26
The City of Santa Barbara will begin construction of a storm water infiltration project at Plaza de Vera Cruz beginning on Monday, June 1. (05/27/15) 539 9
While I was on a bus I called 911 to check on a man slumped over in his car on Milpas St. Did anyone hear on their radios of an emergency about this? (05/27/15) 1487 4
As summer approaches, a subscriber is on a fruit hunt for boysenberries and sour cherries. Has anyone seen these anywhere in years past? (05/27/15) 772 11
Rep. Capps reintroduced the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act, legislation that would protect 245,665 acres of new and expanded wilderness. (05/27/15) 764 23
Submit your pet for instant fame this summer as the Edhat Pet of the Week! (05/27/15) 458 add
Update: Report of a structure fire in the 600 block of Romero Canyon Road, cross of East Valley. (05/27/15) 872 2
An edhat subscriber reports on the SMHS Vocal Music Groups who spent the weekend in the Bay Area competing at the Heritage Spring Festival. [pics] (05/27/15) 697 3
Mark shares this beautiful aerial [pic] of the historic Santa Barbara Mission. (05/27/15) 1266 5
A pile driving operation as part of the Goleta Drainage Project scheduled to begin Thursday, June 4 has been postponed to a later date. (05/27/15) 474 4
Oil Spill: An edhat subscriber shares [pics] taken this morning at Goleta Beach Pier of an oiled brown pelican. (05/27/15) 1449 15
Two booming questions for the Edhat oil spill water cleanup experts from John Wiley. [pics] (05/27/15) 1404 11
Roger reports a Code 415 Fight at Chapala and Figueroa between a transient and a city worker wearing a yellow shirt. SBPD is responding. (05/27/15) 1151 9
Study by UCSB-led research team shows how record-high temperatures in California are worsening the already historic drought. (05/27/15) 702 9
A subscriber asks edhatters to help identify this strange looking bug. (05/27/15) 1571 8
I heard there are evacuations at UCSB for a broken gas pipe. Does anyone have more information? (05/27/15) 832 2
POWDRELL: David attends the The 29th annual I Madonnari festival at the Santa Barbara Mission this past weekend. (05/27/15) 1096 6
Oil Spill: UCSB students will host a rally this Thursday in response to the Refugio Oil Spill to call attention to UC Investments in Exxon. (05/27/15) 752 11

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