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EDBIT: How are you voting on November 4th? Take edhat's general election poll!
updated 12:00 pm
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The Independent: Four cases of whooping cough have now been diagnosed at The Waldorf School's lower campus. (10/21/14) 2581 62
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
Plans for the first Santa Barbara-area Target have fallen through.
updated 8:15 am
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What makes Santa Barbara unique? (10/20/14) 2320 54
Dan Seibert reports a shark attack that happened Sunday to his friend off of Leadbetter Beach. [pics] (10/20/14) 21038 48
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
There is an outside dog in my neighborhood who barks all day long. What should I do? (10/18/14) 3812 42
Lou Segal discusses why he thinks Measure S is an irresponsible plan and makes little sense. (10/18/14) 1137 40
An edhatter reports a high speed pursuit on south bound 101, just now passing Mariposa Reina at 110 and 115 mph! (10/18/14) 5385 37
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is releasing the results of the 2014 marijuana eradication season. [pics] (10/22/14) 2170 35
Can anyone recommend a good place locally to buy a high quality yogurt knife? (10/22/14) 1773 35
A subscriber noticed a decrease in gas prices. Where are the cheap gas prices in town? [pic] (10/23/14) 1583 35
Miami Vice star Don Johnson has listed his gated estate in Montecito at $14.9 million. (10/19/14) 3547 34
The Independent: Some UCSB students are without housing at the beginning of this school year as the vacancy rate drops to 0.6 percent. (10/18/14) 1410 34
John Palminteri reports that Isla Vista Halloween plans include over 300 law officers and social media warnings. [pics] (10/23/14) 1317 33
A subscriber is interested in others' personal experiences with ridiculous certificates. (10/22/14) 2477 30
An edhat subscriber recently drove through Hope Ranch and was met with this surprising sight. [pic] (10/20/14) 3639 27
An off-duty Lompoc Police Officer was arrested on Sunday for domestic violence. [pic] (10/21/14) 2827 27
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
Roger has the scanner reports. Transient disturbing in front of Starbucks in the 800 block of State Street. (10/21/14) 1529 26
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 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
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
Three suspects have been arrested after a high speed pursuit and crash in Santa Barbara. [pics] (10/18/14) 3822 24
Roger has the scanner reports. I met Belinda in AA about 27 years ago. (10/18/14) 1934 23
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
John Palminteri reports a dispute at the Harbor which lead to a felony arrest. [pic] (10/24/14) 2859 21
The Independent: The Habit Burger has made plans to go public with the ticker symbol "HABT." (10/19/14) 1600 21
What's the story about formerly Santa Barbara based Magellan's Travel Supplies now named CircaTerra Travel Outfitters? (10/23/14) 2473 20
John Palminteri reports free "Gold Is The New Green" signs are now available for those who want to celebrate their water savings. [pics] (10/18/14) 1092 20
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
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
A subscriber reports a possible death on a boat at the Santa Barbara Harbor. [pics] (10/18/14) 4200 19
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) 3133 19
An edhat subscriber reminds residents of a cycling event taking place on Saturday throughout local streets. (10/18/14) 1204 19
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
Where in SB/Goleta might one find the San Francisco Chronicle for sale? (10/18/14) 889 19
A subscriber saw Barbie and Ken on Garden Street, just hanging out. [pic] (10/21/14) 4563 18
An edhatter was just given this utensil and is curious what it's for. Any ideas? (10/21/14) 2752 18
A subscriber received mail that appears to be a scam. [pics] (10/22/14) 2371 18
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
UCSB researchers underscore the need for definitive science to create the best practices for unconventional oil and gas development. (10/22/14) 578 18
Roger has the scanner reports. An old geezer is driving on the pass, possibly drunk. (10/23/14) 1424 17
Do edhatters have knowledge about or recommendations for Long Term Care Insurance? (10/20/14) 1202 16
How do you know if what you know is true when the world is full of half truths, myth-conceptions, and birds eye views? (10/19/14) 724 16
A subscriber found a pool of water on a hike up Rattlesnake Canyon. [pic] (10/22/14) 2344 15
The Children's Museum of Santa Barbara officially broke ground on Wednesday, October 15 and changed its name to MOXI. [pic] (10/18/14) 1275 14
The Independent: Debates surrounding the Highway 101 widening project have led to accusations of Mayor Helene Schneider's supposed conflict of interest. (10/19/14) 1241 14
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
Cabrillo Boulevard from Los Patos Way to Anacapa Street will be closed from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on October 25th for Santa Barbara Open Streets. [pic] (10/18/14) 1103 14
A subscriber stumbled upon a Thriller flash mob on State Street in Santa Barbara. [vid] (10/24/14) 1533 13
UPDATE: SBPD Press Release Another phone scam is targeting local businesses in town claiming to be SoCal Edison. (10/20/14) 1174 13
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Rufus and his canine friends Lily and Mona! (10/19/14) 1019 13
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
Goleta Surfing shares video footage from recent hurricane swells hitting our local shores. (10/19/14) 1644 12
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
Patti attended the Hall and Oates concert at the SB Bowl on Sunday and shares her [pics]. (10/21/14) 1554 11
A new low income seniors residence breaks ground on East Mason Street in Santa Barbara. [pic] (10/21/14) 1418 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
What is up with all the ongoing helicopters in Baja Montecito? (10/22/14) 2532 10
Max spotted a guitar playing segway rider on State Street. [pics] (10/19/14) 1752 10
A subscriber found two of these caterpillars hiding in plain sight on their biggest cherry tomato plants. [pic] (10/20/14) 1484 10
William snapped a [pic] of a bee's final resting place. (10/18/14) 1467 10
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
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
A subscriber reports a power outage in Goleta off Orange Ave. Is anyone else experiencing this? (10/23/14) 1149 10
Living with Wolves was the National Geographic special with UCSB Arts and Lectures Sunday afternoon, filling Campbell Hall. (10/21/14) 859 10
Roger reports a structure fire at 1476 Lou Dillon. Full City Fire Response.
updated 11:39 am
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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) 1885 9
TRAVEL: Max took a trip to the famous Pinks Hot Dogs in LA on Tuesday. (10/23/14) 1269 9
Looks like the city is building a huge sand berm at the outlet of Mission Creek. [pics]
updated 1:15 pm
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A subscriber received an emergency notification from UCSB regarding a home invasion near campus. (10/23/14) 2039 8
Long-awaited Goleta traffic improvements are underway in Goleta near Storke Road and Hollister Avenue. [pic] (10/21/14) 1349 8
Larry snapped this [pic] of Lois Capps and Lanny Ebenstein at the Bread and Roses event. (10/21/14) 1182 8
This pelican seems to be thoroughly enjoying Friday's sunrise. [pic]
updated 10:30 am
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A subscriber reports a late night hit and run on Cliff Drive at the corner of Mohawk. [pic] (10/20/14) 2463 7
TRAVEL: Frank Gehry's building for the Louis Vuitton Foundation opened this week and Charles Croninger got a [pic]. (10/22/14) 1253 7
While waiting in a long line of cars on Carrillo St., a subscriber reports hearing a car crash nearby. (10/18/14) 1055 7
A subscriber says there was a minor hit and run accident near Mission and Castillo around 3pm today. (10/18/14) 928 7
MUSIC: What better way to let off some steam than to rock out to some good ole punk rock? (10/21/14) 883 7
Is anyone else with an ATT coverage iPhone finding their phone is not connecting to internet today? (10/20/14) 810 7
Anyone one else notice the very strong odor in the area of Mirano Drive (near the Montessori school)?
updated 10:00 am
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What was going on at Valerio and Villa avenue yesterday around 2:00 pm? A subscriber was going home and saw a swat member stop a car. (10/19/14) 2321 6
The Restaurant Guy says that Caffe Primo is coming to State Street. (10/22/14) 1989 6
Max shares [pics] of the cruise ship sailing past Shoreline Park on Thursday evening. (10/18/14) 1558 6
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Dezi, a blue-eyed beauty who is up for adoption. (10/19/14) 1039 6
Patti Gutshall shares [pics] from the Phish concert at the Santa Barbara Bowl. (10/24/14) 1010 6
An edhat subscriber wonders what happened to the Hot Spots Coffee House. (10/24/14) 662 6
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
The Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara have granted Organic Soup Kitchen a five year lease at the Veterans Memorial Building kitchen.
updated 9:45 am
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HISTORY: An edhat subscriber stumbles upon a 1987 video yearbook from Santa Barbara High School. (10/19/14) 1668 5
This thirsty alligator lizard found the small fountain in my back yard. [pics] (10/24/14) 1457 5
Charles shares a few [pics] of clouds over Santa Barbara. (10/18/14) 807 5
A subscriber reports a smash and grab vehicle burglary in the 1200 block of E. Gutierrez. (10/24/14) 638 5
SBPD share highlights from their summary of response times and recent crime data for Santa Barbara. (10/24/14) 630 5
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.
updated 7:00 am
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SBFD is blocking Indio Muerto at S. Canada St and Liberty for hanging live wires. (10/21/14) 621 5
I spy with my little eye three tree men up in the sky...Can you find the three arborists in this [pic]?
updated 11:04 am
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Does anyone know a good wallpaper hanger?
updated 9:29 am
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Max Rosenberg got [pics] of Under Armour's Gulfstream 5 in Santa Barbara Airport. (10/20/14) 2316 4
We have a number of these bugs on our persimmon tree. What is it and is it bad? [pic] (10/20/14) 1975 4
A subscriber reports an overturned vehicle on Highway 154 at Stagecoach Road. (10/22/14) 1343 4
Just about two weeks after our total lunar eclipse we will enjoy a partial solar eclipse as it blocks the sun. (10/20/14) 1325 4
There will be a free e-waste collection event this Friday and Saturday in the Sears parking lot. (10/21/14) 953 4
Does anyone know why Mason Street was blocked between Chapala and State Thursday night? (10/18/14) 941 4
Edhat subscribers send in "E" themed photos for Flash Friday. Can you guess what they all are? (10/18/14) 886 4
Roger reports stolen power tools taken in the 500 Block of East Arrellega street around 3:30pm. (10/22/14) 862 4
A subscriber saw this beautiful group of poppies in a friend's backyard in the La Cumbre area. [pics]
updated 8:45 am
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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

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