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UPDATE: A subscriber reports a Santa Barbara Police Officer struck a resident's camera phone last month while he filming an arrest on State Street. (04/24/15) 7093 145
A subscriber shares their first experience with the newly converted Haggen grocery store in Goleta. (04/27/15) 4129 58
I have heard that roadwork is being done on upper Gibraltar Road and it is closed to cars. Is it also closed to cyclists? (04/22/15) 1646 55
Downtown eatery Arlington Tavern has been purchased by Bob Montegomery, owner of the Nugget restaurants. (04/24/15) 2738 50
An edhatter wonders what is your favorite street in town? (04/26/15) 1657 47
The Public Health Department has released patient test results of Dr. Allen Thomashefsky, who is investigated for possible virus exposure to patients. (04/22/15) 4496 40
UPDATE: A subscriber reports the Vons Gas Station off Fairview will now be a 76 Station and Haggen signs are up. [pic] (04/22/15) 2364 37
Has anyone living near the railroad tracks noticed an increase in soot, a tingling sensation around their mouths, and gritty teeth? (04/21/15) 2332 36
There are 18 salmonella cases due to consuming raw fish reported in Southern California. (04/22/15) 2211 34
UPDATE: Roger reports a structure fire in Montecito in the 100 block of Loureyro Road. Cross of Jameson.
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A vigil was held next to the Santa Barbara Courthouse on Wednesday to remember a former SBHS graduate who was shot and killed by Oxnard police. [pic] (04/25/15) 2508 32
Do edhatters recommend purchasing a house within the City of Goleta or the unincorporated 2nd District (Noleta)? (04/21/15) 2287 32
Lois Capps introduced a bill that would place a moratorium on offshore fracking in federal waters off the West Coast. (04/23/15) 968 31
UPDATE: Bee stings send two people to the hospital after coming into contact with an agitated bee hive on San Pascual and Valerio. [pics] (04/23/15) 2727 30
A subscriber wants to know what setback is required to build an outdoor fireplace in a backyard? (04/27/15) 1200 30
Lauren: Who loves carbs? Lauren does! Read her restaurant review of Our Daily Bread. (04/26/15) 1785 28
I feel like I may be getting overcharged for my bi-annual teeth cleaning and I'm wondering what other Edhat users typically pay.
updated 11:30 am
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Aquaholic shares stunning [pics] of Grosbeaks she photographed while bird watching. (04/27/15) 1331 27
A subscriber reports a child was hit by a vehicle in front of San Marcos High School on Hollister Ave. (04/23/15) 2334 26
The Ventura County Superior Court is expected to drop charges against a man who spent 36 years in prison for a 1978 murder. (04/23/15) 1622 26
I'm wondering if any readers could recommend a service that can come to one's home to check to see if there is any mold in the home? (04/24/15) 1244 26
Do readers know who owns this land, where Shoreline Drive meets Meigs Road? (04/25/15) 2664 25
Roger reports a Code 415: Patient raising HELL at Cottage Hospital, now running South on Castillo barefoot, wearing a hospital gown. (04/26/15) 1817 25
Roger reports a possible sexual battery, the suspect is running east bound on Carrillo from Chapala Street. (04/23/15) 1551 25
SBPD setting a perimeter up on the Westside and searching for a wanted subject. (04/27/15) 1432 25
A subscriber reports a bit of early Saturday morning rain. Has anyone else seen rain today? (04/26/15) 1158 25
Updated With More [Pics]: A unique looking blue jellyfish has been found on local beaches. (04/22/15) 3662 24
Roger has the scanner reports.  It turned out to be the odor of a skunk who sprayed the family dog earlier in the day. (04/23/15) 1218 22
Santa Barbara Police are asking for the public's help to identify a suspected commercial burglar. [pics] (04/25/15) 3709 21
Can anyone recommend a college consultant in Santa Barbara or Santa Ynez for a high school sophomore boy? (04/26/15) 1227 21
Update: subscriber is asking for help in finding an older cat who's home is on the Mesa but may have hitched a ride to Girsh Park. [pic] (04/27/15) 1373 20
Don was able to capture [pics] of edhatters favorite things, sunsets and hummingbirds, in one photo! (04/22/15) 1230 20
EDBIT: UC Santa Barbara has been ranked the best surf campus in America! (04/26/15) 1164 20
I would like to have a built-in BBQ installed in my backyard. Is there a required setback from the home that I need to be mindful of when planning the project?
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Do any edhatters have an idea what animal may have made these tracks in the sand? [pic] (04/23/15) 2010 19
Edhat subscribers are reporting phone scams claiming to be from the IRS Fraud Division with a 703 area code. (04/21/15) 1978 19
What are the consequences of using hard water to house pipes, laundry, dishes, etc.? (04/21/15) 1812 19
Recent research shows the Ventura fault line is extremely dangerous and capable of producing severe tsunamis, reports the LA Times. (04/22/15) 2813 18
A subscriber says the free RV dump station at Marborg has locked off the water hose to conserve water and wonders where one can dump an RV now? (04/21/15) 1428 18
The Santa Barbara Municipal Airport received a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration for $3,026,481. (04/21/15) 1147 18
Lauren: UPDATE: A little piece of Santa Barbara history said goodbye on Saturday with an "End of an Era Sale" at Craviotto Brothers Ironworks.
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While on a run this morning, a subscriber noticed a dead eel hung from a palm tree. Anyone else see it? (04/21/15) 2384 17
A subscriber reports a fatal accident involving a train and vehicle off Las Posas Road in Camarillo. [pic] (04/24/15) 2121 17
A subscriber reports there are four cop cars, state police, ambulance, and a fire truck on Fourth St. in Carpinteria. Anyone know what's going on? (04/26/15) 1417 17
A subscriber is curious where the best place is to report fraud. (04/24/15) 1277 16
The Animal Rescue Team recently saved two garden snakes and an adorable mammal, on separate visits. [pics]
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Carpinteria High School students will experience a 2-day program starting Wednesday to teach the tragic consequences of drinking and driving. (04/22/15) 920 15
Alumni Jack and Kim Johnson team with UCSB's Associated Students Food Bank and Department of Public Worms on Edible Campus project to grow food on campus. (04/25/15) 784 15
The City of Santa Barbara reports $1,360,235 received in Transient Occupancy Tax for the month of March 2015, a 10% increase over March 2014. (04/25/15) 682 14
EDBIT: Happy Earth Day edhatters! How are you celebrating? (04/23/15) 661 14
"The Science Denial Playbook" was the April Humanist Society of Santa Barbara talk. The speaker was Ann Reid, Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education.
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A Santa Barbara guitar company and its owner are striking the wrong chord with musicians all over the country, reports KEYT. (04/26/15) 3671 13
HISTORY: Updated With [Pics]: Does anyone have a picture of the old Silver Spur Restaurant that was located at 4221 State Street? (04/27/15) 1435 13
A subscriber asks for help in identifying this wheat-like plant. (04/25/15) 1423 13
MountainMan is wondering if you can identify these hummingbirds. [pics] (04/21/15) 1394 13
UPDATE with [pic]: Does anyone know what is going on above the 101 at Gaviota where there are at least fifty construction type vehicles parked?
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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office will kick off the 2015 Tip-A-Cop season on Wednesday at Outback Steakhouse. [pic] (04/22/15) 825 13
Roger has the scanner reports. Garden at Haley report of someone dancing in the street. (04/25/15) 1241 12
EDBIT: Dodgers or Giants? The rivalry is real and one filmmaker explores the possibility of dating across enemy baseball lines. (04/26/15) 987 12
A subscriber shares [pics] of a confrontation between a sea lion and truck. (04/25/15) 2218 11
A subscriber is new to town and is wondering if there are any public Mahjong games around town. (04/23/15) 1128 11
Injury Traffic Accident: First reported as an elderly fall victim in a driveway, now an injury accident. (04/27/15) 939 11
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is releasing information about a brutal homicide that occurred in Santa Barbara County in September of 2012. [pic] (04/25/15) 2820 10
Another fawn arrived last night to ART, Inc., indicating to the team that this will be another busy rehab season. [pic] (04/21/15) 1397 10
Roger reports an injury traffic accident involving a motorcycle at Carrillo and San Andres. (04/22/15) 868 10
Are there any bars showing the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight this weekend?
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District 5 Maintenance crews targeted litter and debris removal today for Caltrans Annual Anti-Litter Day from Santa Cruz to Santa Barbara counties. (04/22/15) 815 10
MountainMan shares [pics] of his newly constructed bee hive.
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Six Canine-Firefighter Search Teams, including Firefighter Eric Gray and Search Dog Riley of SBCFD, have been deployed to Nepal. [pics]
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UPDATE:Roger reports a structure fire in Montecito on Picacho Lane at East Valley. City Fire and Montecito Fire responding. (04/27/15) 1775 9
Roger has the scanner reports.  It's all Fun and Games until they crash their vehicles and then they become the victims. (04/21/15) 1592 9
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Search and Rescue (SBCSAR) team has eight new members.[pic] (04/27/15) 1145 9
A U.S. soldier who died as a prisoner of war in Korea is finally returning home to Santa Barbara after nearly 65 years. (04/24/15) 1096 9
An Orcutt woman recounts the terrifying event of a pursuit suspect breaking into her home. (04/25/15) 1035 9
In celebration of "Chihuahuas de Mayo" Santa Barbara County owners of Chihuahuas and Chihuahua mixes will be able to get their dogs spayed or neutered for free. (04/22/15) 689 9
The contest between browns and greens is shifting in John Wiley's [pics] over our town.
updated 1:29 pm
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Bonnie shares highlights from a delicious day spent at Bacara Resort and Spa at the 2nd Annual Santa Barbara Food and Wine Weekend. [pics] (04/22/15) 2132 8
Do you want to see what adorable Mini Nubian Goats look like? Check out these [pics]. (04/25/15) 1837 8
EDBIT: Were you at the Brews at the Beach event on Saturday? Look through our photos to spot yourself or a friend! (04/27/15) 1555 8
Roger reports a suspicious subject at Adams School in the 2700 block of Las Positas Road. (04/24/15) 1236 8
A subscriber captures a [pic] of a blooming cactus amidst the drought. (04/23/15) 1207 8
Roger reports a potential tree fire on the east side near Hayward Lumber. (04/26/15) 1106 8
The Public Health Department has released more information on the patients of Dr. Thomashefsky who tested positive for bloodborne viruses.
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DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Dobby, who, on a recent Monday afternoon, alerted her owner to a nearby fire. (04/26/15) 793 8
The selection of a UCSB mathematics professor brings the number of UCSB faculty that belong to the academy to 34. (04/23/15) 693 8
TRAVEL: Edhatter Gus Harris recently went to San Francisco where the intriguing reflections and shadows on the buildings made for great [pics].
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The City of Santa Barbara's biannual free e-waste drop-off event is this Friday and Saturday. (04/21/15) 1157 7
Has anyone in the Alameda Padre Serra area had their vehicle broken into? (04/26/15) 1092 7
William shares [pics] of turkey buzzards lurking near the slough. (04/22/15) 1014 7
Cartoons: Mike shares a funny cartoon about those pesky early birds. (04/26/15) 812 7
Things that fly, from low to high, fascinated John Wiley on his Arroyo Hondo walk. [pics] (04/21/15) 1259 6
The City of Solvang invites the public to celebrate its 30th Birthday with a free breakfast celebration. (04/24/15) 1000 6
The Montecito Board of Architectural Review has completed the conceptual phase of Westmont College's designs for a new residential facility. [pics] (04/24/15) 881 6
The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting DUI Checkpoints in the City of Santa Barbara on April 25, 2015. (04/24/15) 866 6
TRAVEL: A subscriber displays the Edhat bag in Croatia. (04/22/15) 707 6
UCSB's Uta Passow studies the intricacies of marine snow formation in the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. (04/21/15) 702 6
The California Coastal Commission staff supports the County's application for a permit to protect Goleta Beach.
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Robert thanks the wonderful group of 10 people on the Playground hike last Saturday. (04/22/15) 1253 5
San Marcos High School students won silver in the Web Design Competition at the 2015 Virtual Enterprise International Trade Fair Competition. [pic] (04/23/15) 1116 5
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Buffy, an easy-to-love cat with a big personality looking for a wonderful new home. (04/26/15) 810 5
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department wants to remind you that a downed power line or wire can be dangerous. (04/21/15) 563 5
TRAVEL: The edhat bagflag has moved on and is now in Amsterdam.
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William reports the young herons are getting a little bolder. [pics] (04/21/15) 943 4
TRAVEL: A subscriber spotted the Edhat Bagflag on the island of Hvar in Croatia. (04/23/15) 887 4
Charles captures a [pic] of Monday's sunset over Santa Barbara. (04/22/15) 866 4
The Breast Cancer Resource Center of SB announces its relocation to 55 Hitchcock Way, Suite 101, in Santa Barbara, California. (04/23/15) 790 4
Friday is National Arbor Day and Ed wants to see your plant themed photos. (04/25/15) 552 4
The Dos Pueblos High School's Virtual Enterprise Team won gold in their first trip to the New York Trade Show. [pic] (04/21/15) 989 3
A subscriber reports a major gas leak behind the County Jail, per the CHP website. (04/23/15) 913 3
Roger reports a traffic incident on Highway 101 in the northbound lanes at the Arrellaga offramp. (04/25/15) 804 3

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