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The City of Goleta invites the public to provide input on its experience with the Planning and Environmental Review Department.
updated 2:14 pm
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Dondra (March 12, 1942 - February 4, 2017)
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There was a small decline in transient occupancy tax for the month of January for the City of Santa Barbara.
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Over 300 people gathered in the Sunken Gardens of the Santa Barbara Courthouse to support Planned Parenthood during a planned rally on Tuesday.
updated 12:45 pm
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A reader is curious if edhatters can properly identify this green, leafy plant.
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Edhat subscribers reported feeling several small earthquakes on Wednesday evening.
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Edhatters share [pics] of the storm damage, including tree loss and oil seepage.
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Dave captures [pics] of intense foam building up on Campus Point.
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The Santa Maria Police Department will be conducting checkpoints in the City of Santa Maria on Friday, February 24, 2017.
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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 02/23/17
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 23, 2017 reads comments
Roger reports a robbery on the 3900 block of State Street (02/23/17) 1948 9
Roger reports a domestic disturbance in front of Albertsons at 5801 Calle Real (02/23/17) 1711 13
Roger reports a train fatality at Bath and Montecito Streets. (02/23/17) 2817 13
Roger reports a pursuit from Santa Barbara to Summerland with Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies in response. (02/23/17) 1575 14
A Santa Barbara City College student and Isla Vista resident was hospitalized after being diagnosed with meningitis. (02/23/17) 1686 8
A handful of Rotary Club of Goleta members are in Morelia, Mexico working alongside doctors and nurses to assist with cataract surgeries. (02/23/17) 482 4
Lompoc Police is requesting assistance to identify two suspects who took city and personal property from a victim's vehicle outside of Vons on N. H Street. [pics] (02/23/17) 1421 add
An edhat subscriber is asking for referrals for a disability attorney to help reinstate long term disability benefits for her spouse. (02/23/17) 678 5
What will replace the Greyhound bus station that is now demolished? (02/23/17) 2557 26
Roger reports that a motorcyclist is down at Canon Perdido and Quarantina with fire department and medics responding. (02/23/17) 615 2
Santa Barbara County proclaimed a local emergency due to the severe winter storms that impacted the County February 16-18. [pics] (02/23/17) 2766 3
The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting checkpoints in the City of Santa Barbara on Friday, February 24, 2017. (02/23/17) 664 2
A Judge has denied Plains All American Pipeline's motion to set aside the criminal indictment on criminal charges resulting from the Refugio Oil Spill that took place May 2015. (02/23/17) 1086 17
KEYT: John Palminteri looks into daily law breaking habits throughout the city. (02/23/17) 3283 77
The February Humanist Society talk was by Jim Stubchaer on the history of water in Santa Barbara County. A hot topic with our current alternating water shortages and floods. (02/23/17) 1542 11
Is it legal in Santa Barbara to allow your dog to drink directly out of drinking fountains? (02/23/17) 2147 55
Roger has the scanner reports.  "It's not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves." - Sir Edmund Hillary (02/23/17) 877 6
Was there a protest at the courthouse Tuesday afternoon? (02/23/17) 884 15
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 02/22/17 (02/23/17) 292 add
Several hundred residents and local politicians gathered in downtown Santa Barbara on Saturday for a march aimed to unite marginalized people. (02/23/17) 1944 46

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 22, 2017 reads comments
Roger reports a traffic accident on Highway 101 southbound at Milpas. (02/22/17) 960 add
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office conducted Minor Decoy operations last weekend resulting in the citation of four adults. (02/22/17) 1823 1
Can anyone identify this plant/pod on found on the San Ysidro Trail? (02/22/17) 2151 13
An edhatter reports a traffic accident across from San Marcos High School where students raced to help a woman who's car had flipped over. (02/22/17) 2847 18
[Update:]John Wiley reports on flood and storm damage in Santa Barbara County. [pics] (02/22/17) 5441 12
Who do I call for a pick-up of trash left in front of my house? (02/22/17) 2137 21
Edhatters share [pics] of numerous trees that have fallen recently due to the storm. (02/22/17) 2447 5
The Santa Barbara County Public Works Transportation Division will hold its road maintenance annual plan workshops Tuesday and Wednesday. (02/22/17) 464 4
TRAVEL: Bonnie has the inside scoop on what Chef Wolfgang Puck will feed the Hollywood stars at the 89th Academy Awards. (02/22/17) 989 9
[Update]: An edhat subscriber reports a power outage in the downtown area. (02/22/17) 1476 4
An edhatter is looking for a paint color specialist to match their home furniture. (02/22/17) 786 12
UCSB researchers and colleagues recalibrate shark population density using data they gathered during eight years of study on Palmyra atoll. (02/22/17) 1079 4
License, Vaccinate and Microchip Your Dog at Project PetSafe Licensing Clinic at Goleta Valley Community Center on February 25, 2017. (02/22/17) 455 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 21, 2017 reads comments
Roger reports a hiker having a medical issue due to smoking marijuana called for a rescue at Stevens Park. (02/21/17) 4616 52
Roger reports a dangerous driver heading north on State Street in a dark Saturn. (02/21/17) 1729 5
[Update:] Fire investigators reveal they have found no evidence indicating the structure fire on Ward Drive, which houses the Islamic Society, was set intentionally. (02/21/17) 4758 28
Can edhatters refer a machine shop to engrave on a bowling ball? (02/21/17) 692 8
Roger reports a structure fire with smoke coming from a roof at the 3700 block of Gregory Way. (02/21/17) 790 1
Did anyone catch David Cassidy's farewell performance at the Granada on Sunday? (02/21/17) 3211 27
HISTORY: Does anyone know anything about a scene from the movie "The Ten Commandments" filmed in Santa Barbara?  (02/21/17) 2263 22
Doc reports the bust of Franceschi is close to falling on the road below. [pics] (02/21/17) 4966 24
[Update]: Edhatters share [pics] of the flooding, storm damage, and the storm aftermath in Santa Barbara County. (02/21/17) 14226 21
Edhat subscribers report a power outage on Alta Mesa. (02/21/17) 1071 12
Robin Gauss (02/21/17) 1778 7
Louise Marie (Wagner) Raunsbak (May 18, 1936- January 29, 2017) (02/21/17) 409 add
Does anyone know the status of the Carpinteria campground? (02/21/17) 1312 5
Robert and friends had an exciting hike up Cold Spring Trail after the rain. (02/21/17) 2200 9
Edhat subscribers share [pics] of Goleta Beach after the storm. (02/21/17) 9612 27
Is there a business in town that repairs sturdy old cast iron garden furniture(02/21/17) 759 7
Gingerbread, the Santa Barbara Zoo's elderly female lion, was humanely euthanized on Friday after fighting a prolonged illness. [pics] (02/21/17) 2158 21
Roger has the scanner reports.  I remember there were rattlesnakes found on the beach back then too, after being washed out of their creek homes up in the hills... (02/21/17) 1729 7
An edhat subscriber shares [pics] of kayaks going down the Santa Ynez River on Saturday. (02/21/17) 3500 15

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 20, 2017 reads comments
Roger reports a two vehicle accident on Highway 101 southbound at Patterson. (02/20/17) 1762 2
An edhat subscriber saw this coyote moving slowly at Mission and Tunnel Rd. Can anyone tell his condition? [pic] (02/20/17) 3135 14
How has Santa Barbara helped make you a better person? (02/20/17) 1118 18
HISTORY: Does anyone have pictures of the water from the 1995 storms reaching up to the highway at the Mission and/or Carrillo overpasses? (02/20/17) 1949 15
Injury traffic accident involving 2 vehicles on Mission and De La Vina. (02/20/17) 976 2
[Update]: Mark captures [vid] of a vehicle in a creek that was swept off the road by flood waters in Carpinteria on Friday. (02/20/17) 2266 1
Edhat readers hiked to Mission Falls and captured footage of a beautiful waterfall. [vid] (02/20/17) 2759 8
Spirals Gymnastics hosted its first meet in Santa Barbara in almost 10 years on January 28-29th at Rob Gym at UCSB.   (02/20/17) 924 1
Roger reports a burglary at Sky River RV Park. (02/20/17) 1621 8
If people want to hike Romero they will need to park on the Eastside of the trail and drive up Ladera Lane to get there. [pic] (02/20/17) 1625 8
Roger reports rock slides and boulders in the road on East Camino Cielo. (02/20/17) 1334 2
On Saturday, two evacuation warnings were lifted: one in Goleta and the other in Solvang. (02/20/17) 641 add
Jeffrey Askins (d. January 30, 2017) (02/20/17) 952 2
Beautiful waterfalls everywhere in our hills, and still some puddles on SBA when John Wiley flew in past surfers on big muddy Rincon waves. [pics] (02/20/17) 3124 2
Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the Best Dressed Window Contest. [pics] (02/20/17) 1127 2
Santa Barbara Foundation announced the 74th Man and Woman of the Year Award recipients as Jon Clark and Janet Garufis. [pics] (02/20/17) 1173 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 19, 2017 reads comments
Cartoons: Genivieve shares a cartoon on how locals react to rain. (02/19/17) 2449 19
Roger reports a mudslide into the rear of an apartment complex at 2541 Modoc. (02/19/17) 2494 7
The historic Villa Solana estate in Montecito was placed on the market with a sales price of $39 million. (02/19/17) 3742 20
Actor and activist George Takei filled the Arlington Theater to capacity this week for his UCSB Arts and Lectures event. (02/19/17) 2310 21
Roger reports a tree fell down and took part of a balcony with it in the 6500 block of Del Playa in Isla Vista. (02/19/17) 1781 2
Tom took a walk through the Sherpa Fire burn area and noticed the regrowth is starting. (02/19/17) 1419 4
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Lompoc Family YMCA opened its new wellness room with a ribbon cutting ceremony, which will serve as an extension of the fitness room and have free weights. (02/19/17) 584 add
Roger reports a mud slide into a home in the 2000 block of Las Canoas, 2 feet of mud in the home. (02/19/17) 3419 13
Roger reports SB Police were engaged in a pursuit with a stolen motorcycle. (02/19/17) 1610 10
Santa Barbara Airport has re-opened for commercial and general aviation use after runway flooding. (02/19/17) 1018 2
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Modelo, a great companion for all of your outdoor adventures. (02/19/17) 1111 2
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Jingo, a charming guy who will steal your heart right away. (02/19/17) 1032 2
Santa Barbara Fire Department rescued a man and his dog who were swept into the ocean near Hendry's Beach. [pic] (02/19/17) 7759 32
Santa Barbara County Main Jail visitation hours are cancelled for today due to a relocation of inmates. (02/19/17) 1032 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 18, 2017 reads comments
What rain totals are edhatters measuring at? (02/18/17) 4316 33
Roger reports an electrical fire at the 200 block of Hot Springs Road with Santa Barbara City and Montecito Fire Departments responding. (02/18/17) 1062 4
Roger reports an injury traffic accident on Highway 101 southbound south of Carrillo. (02/18/17) 1558 8
Roger reports a hit and run where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at San Pascual and Mission Street. (02/18/17) 1454 10
[Update]: Several roads are closed due to flooding and mudslides throughout Santa Barbara County. See the full list here. (02/18/17) 14464 10
[Update]: Roger and edhatters report road closures and hazards due to the recent storms. (02/18/17) 18067 16
Is it possible that my house reached soil saturation with a full water meter? (02/18/17) 1821 15
Roger reports a swift water rescue at Betteravia and Telephone Roads in Santa Maria. (02/18/17) 849 3
Roger reports a female was sexually assaulted by a male as she was running. (02/18/17) 3535 18
Several streets in Goleta and the Santa Barbara Airport have closed due to flooding. (02/18/17) 3132 add
Highway 101 is closed northbound at La Conchita due to a mud slide. (02/18/17) 5891 10
Roger reports a boat washed up on the 1100 block of Cabrillo Blvd. (02/18/17) 3215 9
Santa Barbara Sheriff's Department is investigating a Carpinteria Man for allegedly stealing exotic plants. [pics] (02/18/17) 3946 14
An evacuation warning has been issued from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff for areas burned in the Sherpa Fire. [pic] (02/18/17) 2262 add
SR-154 is closed due to multiple fallen trees from SR-246 to Cathedral Oaks. (02/18/17) 4419 3
A large eucalyptus tree fell onto a carport in the 400 block of Ellwood Beach Drive in Goleta. (02/18/17) 4390 11
Edhatters are reporting power outages in the Santa Barbara area. (02/18/17) 2544 7
There's a sink hole in the 800 block of Olive Street, steer clear! (02/18/17) 3344 6

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