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10-24-2014

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EDBIT: How are you voting on November 4th? Take edhat's general election poll!
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EDBIT: LAST CHANCE! It's time for the Fifth Annual Edhat Halloween Story Writing Contest! Send in your submission for a chance to win a prize!
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The Santa Barbara City College transportation group is finally on the right road for campus parking congestion.
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The Parks and Recreation Department would like to notify the public of its efforts to preserve the Historic Anapamu Stone Pines during the drought and the need to remove four trees that recently died.
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Ronald P. Kluss (January 28, 1935 - September 24, 2014)
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An edhatter is looking for a roofer. Any recommendations?
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Looks like the city is building a huge sand berm at the outlet of Mission Creek. [pics]
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What spectacularly spooky Halloween decorations have you seen around town? Send in photos!
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UCSB professor Shuji Nakamura has been selected to receive Japan's prestigious Order of Culture Award.
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Injury accident on Highway 101 Northbound at the Cabrillo off ramp. Engines one and 6 responding, Medics..
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Roger reports a structure fire at 1476 Lou Dillon. Full City Fire Response.
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It was hard to tell who was having more fun, the children or the adults, at Marymount of Santa Barbara's recent Maker Fair event. [pic]
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I spy with my little eye three tree men up in the sky...Can you find the three arborists in this [pic]?
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High over the Castle walls, John Wiley saw turquoise drained from the pool. [pic]
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This pelican seems to be thoroughly enjoying Friday's sunrise. [pic]
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Anyone one else notice the very strong odor in the area of Mirano Drive (near the Montessori school)?
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The Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara have granted Organic Soup Kitchen a five year lease at the Veterans Memorial Building kitchen.
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Does anyone know a good wallpaper hanger?
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Warren John Newswanger M.D. (June 19, 1927 - October 13, 2014)
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A subscriber saw this beautiful group of poppies in a friend's backyard in the La Cumbre area. [pics]
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Plans for the first Santa Barbara-area Target have fallen through.
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A subscriber heard what sounded like police loudspeakers in the area of El Camino School around 2 am. Anyone know what was going on?
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Roger has the scanner reports. A while back we had these jerks living next door that gave their kids air soft guns to shoot at us.
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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 10/24/14
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 24, 2014 reads comments
John Palminteri reports a dispute at the Harbor which lead to a felony arrest. [pic] (10/24/14) 2859 21
"I spy Boo at the Zoo!" This tableau was sighted at the Santa Barbara Zoo, which is being transformed into a pirates' den for the annual trick-or-treat event starting Friday night. [pic] (10/24/14) 704 add
A subscriber is looking for local caterers or restaurants that can cater lunches/and or breakfasts for 20-40 people to various locations in Santa Barbara. (10/24/14) 782 20
The CHP will conduct a sobriety/driver license checkpoint this evening on Storke Rd. at Phelps Rd. between 9:15 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., at which point the checkpoint will relocate to Los Carneros Rd. at El Colegio Rd. (10/24/14) 368 4
The Goleta Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint Friday night, October 24, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. (10/24/14) 231 add
Downtown Santa Barbara's Decor Committee announces the winners of the annual Halloween Window Display Contest. [pics] (10/24/14) 1118 add
An edhatter has been having bad allergies in recent weeks. Is anyone else having problems or know what's in the air? (10/24/14) 1068 20
Updated With More Pics: Edhat subscriber Chuck Cagara is outside capturing the partial solar eclipse which will peak at 3:26pm. [pic] Send in your photos! (10/24/14) 1886 9
This little guy got itself beached last night so I helped it back into the surf just before this beautiful sunset. [pics] (10/24/14) 3134 19
A subscriber saw a report that Sears plans to lay off 5,000 plus employees and close a number of locations. Has anyone heard plans for the local Sears and K-Mart stores? (10/24/14) 1947 26
An edhat subscriber wonders what happened to the Hot Spots Coffee House. (10/24/14) 662 6
SBPD share highlights from their summary of response times and recent crime data for Santa Barbara. (10/24/14) 630 5
An edhatter has shipped a vehicle from the East Coast and is looking for recommendations for easy places to meet a large truck. (10/24/14) 944 26
The Independent: At the biannual review of Casa Esperanza's permit last Thursday, only praise was heaped on the shelter, showing how the facility has regained control of their operations and finances. (10/24/14) 452 6
Dr. Julio Diaz, aka "Candyman" who was charged with overprescribing pain pills that lead to patient deaths, may have his sentencing postponed again. (10/24/14) 476 add
Patti Gutshall shares [pics] from the Phish concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl. (10/24/14) 1010 6
I received my property tax bill and noticed an increase on the 2010 Hope School Bond 2010 bill. Did this happen to anyone else? (10/24/14) 1077 23
The Restaurant Guy says that new downtown eatery Barbareño opens next week in the former home of D'Vine Café. (10/24/14) 1347 10
Mort Barrish (March 8, 1925 - 2014) (10/24/14) 343 3
Larry shares another Santa Barbara sunrise [pic]. (10/24/14) 669 add
A subscriber stumbled upon a Thriller flash mob on State Street in Santa Barbara. [vid] (10/24/14) 1533 13
The simple topography of dryland channels presents an interesting paradox according to scientists from UCSB's Earth Research Institute, (10/24/14) 401 add
Mary Helen Rowe Post (May 14, 1921 - October 16, 2014) (10/24/14) 240 add
A subscriber reports a smash and grab vehicle burglary in the 1200 block of E. Gutierrez. (10/24/14) 638 5
This thirsty alligator lizard found the small fountain in my back yard. [pics] (10/24/14) 1457 5
Roger reports a bear sighting in an avocado field near 5770 Casitas Pass Road. Fish and Game have been contacted. (10/24/14) 1357 18
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (10/24/14) 246 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 10/23/14 (10/24/14) 257 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 23, 2014 reads comments
John Palminteri reports that Isla Vista Halloween plans include over 300 law officers and social media warnings. [pics] (10/23/14) 1317 33
Alfred V. Morgan (April 13, 1936 - October 9, 2014) (10/23/14) 490 add
Westmont officially installs Edee Schulze as vice president for student life at a special convocation ceremony Friday, Oct. 24. [pic] (10/23/14) 522 add
Oregon passed the Death With Dignity Act 20 years ago and it was enacted in 1997. Why don't we have such a law in California? (10/23/14) 1756 59
According to the National Weather Service, records are being set for the lowest rainfall amounts in three years, temperatures have also been quietly setting their own records. (10/23/14) 1128 14
Casa Dorinda is home to many wonderful artisans, and Dr. Paula von Simson is at the head of her class. Updated with more [pics]. (10/23/14) 1186 10
Five new trustees have been elected to the board of The UC Santa Barbara Foundation. (10/23/14) 903 add
A subscriber noticed a decrease in gas prices. Where are the cheap gas prices in town? [pic] (10/23/14) 1583 35
A subscriber reports a power outage in Goleta off Orange Ave. Is anyone else experiencing this? (10/23/14) 1149 10
What's the story about formerly Santa Barbara based Magellan's Travel Supplies now named CircaTerra Travel Outfitters? (10/23/14) 2473 20
Fire officials in Santa Barbara County and the surrounding areas all agree on one thing – this area does not go “in” or “out” of fire season, it’s a year-round threat. (10/23/14) 354 1
Richard Teraoka (1951 - 2014) (10/23/14) 855 add
The Independent: The Board of Supervisors decided not to sue the Chumash tribe over their plans to expand the resort. (10/23/14) 1030 45
Astronomy: A subscriber reminds us of a partial solar eclipse taking place on Thursday between 2-4pm. (10/23/14) 683 2
TRAVEL: Max took a trip to the famous Pinks Hot Dogs in LA on Tuesday. (10/23/14) 1269 9
A subscriber received an emergency notification from UCSB regarding a home invasion near campus. (10/23/14) 2039 8
Roger has the scanner reports. An old geezer is driving on the pass, possibly drunk. (10/23/14) 1424 17
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (10/23/14) 275 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 22, 2014 reads comments
A subscriber reports an overturned vehicle on Highway 154 at Stagecoach Road. (10/22/14) 1343 4
The CHP will conduct a sobriety/driver license checkpoint operation on Thursday, October 23, 2014, in the Isla Vista/Goleta Area. (10/22/14) 498 13
HISTORY: A subscriber shares a [pic] of Lockwood de Forest Jr. at Hendry's Beach in 1933 in the Buffalo car he designed. (10/22/14) 2252 11
Santa Barbara lodging establishments collected and remitted 1.61 million in Transient Occupancy Tax during the month of September. (10/22/14) 478 11
A subscriber received mail that appears to be a scam. [pics] (10/22/14) 2371 18
Roger reports stolen power tools taken in the 500 Block of East Arrellega street around 3:30pm. (10/22/14) 862 4
Earlier today the Goleta City Council unanimously voted to appoint Michelle Greene as Goleta's next City Manager. (10/22/14) 679 3
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is releasing the results of the 2014 marijuana eradication season. [pics] (10/22/14) 2170 35
A subscriber found a pool of water on a hike up Rattlesnake Canyon. [pic] (10/22/14) 2344 15
Stephen Paul Herman (September 11, 1964 - October 3, 2014) (10/22/14) 1255 add
The City Council is interested in receiving public input and has authorized a community survey on City Administrator recruitment. (10/22/14) 401 1
The California League of Cities presented the Goleta City Council with the Helen Putnam Award for Excellence. (10/22/14) 324 add
TRAVEL: Frank Gehry's building for the Louis Vuitton Foundation opened this week and Charles Croninger got a [pic]. (10/22/14) 1253 7
What is up with all the ongoing helicopters in Baja Montecito? (10/22/14) 2532 10
Dora Bromfield Bradley (December 11, 1917 - October 7, 2014) (10/22/14) 394 add
A subscriber is interested in others' personal experiences with ridiculous certificates. (10/22/14) 2477 30
The Restaurant Guy says that Caffe Primo is coming to State Street. (10/22/14) 1989 6
UCSB researchers underscore the need for definitive science to create the best practices for unconventional oil and gas development. (10/22/14) 578 18
Larry Nimmer shares his [vid] of Geoff Green's speech at Bread and Roses. (10/22/14) 528 1
Can anyone recommend a good place locally to buy a high quality yogurt knife? (10/22/14) 1773 35
Geraldine Mae "Gerry" Mason (d. October 15, 2014) (10/22/14) 476 2
I would like to shoot a air soft gun with my son Any suggestions where to do it but not indoors? (10/22/14) 1056 19
Edhatters took some glorious [pics] of last night's sunset to share with the community. (10/22/14) 1085 2
Does anyone have any more information in regards to the car that caught on fire around 5 p.m last night at the Albertsons on Hollister? [pics] (10/22/14) 2061 25
Semi vs SUV: 3 People trapped at Bettervia at Brown, Santa Maria. Fire, Medics, SBSO Responding. (10/22/14) 431 1
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (10/22/14) 351 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 21, 2014 reads comments
Edhat subscribers reported a major vehicle accident on Highway 101 Monday evening near the Glen Annie exit. (10/21/14) 1742 1
John Palminteri reports that New Noise wraps up after 50 bands performed in five days. [pics] (10/21/14) 619 add
A subscriber saw Barbie and Ken on Garden Street, just hanging out. [pic] (10/21/14) 4563 18
A subscriber reminds residents of a Santa Barbara City Council Ordinance Committee meeting regarding panhandling that takes place Tuesday at 12:30. (10/21/14) 1139 26
An edhatter was just given this utensil and is curious what it's for. Any ideas? (10/21/14) 2752 18
Long-awaited Goleta traffic improvements are underway in Goleta near Storke Road and Hollister Avenue. [pic] (10/21/14) 1349 8
Research conducted by UCSB scientists shows that the evolution of complex bioluminescent traits may be predictable. (10/21/14) 487 2
MUSIC: What better way to let off some steam than to rock out to some good ole punk rock? (10/21/14) 883 7
An off-duty Lompoc Police Officer was arrested on Sunday for domestic violence. [pic] (10/21/14) 2827 27
A new low income seniors residence breaks ground on East Mason Street in Santa Barbara. [pic] (10/21/14) 1418 11
SBFD is blocking Indio Muerto at S. Canada St and Liberty for hanging live wires. (10/21/14) 621 5
Bernadette Veronica Temple (August 27, 1934 - October 14, 2014) (10/21/14) 443 1
Over 60 community members attended Independent Living Resource Center's reception held in honor of retiring ILRC Executive Director. [pics] (10/21/14) 566 3

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