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Eighteen tons of trash were removed from The Glass Factory during a community clean up event held Saturday, June 25. [pics] (06/29/16) 3489 49
A UC Santa Barbara scholar says Britain's vote to leave the European Union will have serious economic, political consequences. (06/26/16) 1874 45
[Update]: Kyle Barbre, a 21-year-old Goleta man, was officially charged on Thursday with one count of felony animal cruelty after allegedly killing his adopted chihuahua. (06/24/16) 5182 43
Has anybody ever noticed when driving the 101 between the Ellwood and Refugio Beach area the roadway is extremely rough? What are Cal Trans' plans? (06/28/16) 1702 43
[Update]: An alleged gang member with a loaded firearm was arrested on State Street Saturday evening. (06/28/16) 7280 42
Documents and videos from the 2003 child molestation investigation of Michael Jackson and Neverland Ranch by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office were leaked. (06/25/16) 4538 36
EDBIT: Edhat's Santa Barbara Day and Night photo entries are now posted. Vote for your favorite that best represents our hometown!
updated 9:30 am
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[New Fire Updates]: The Sherpa Fire holds at 93% containment and 7,474 acres. Full containment is now expected on Monday evening. (06/25/16) 9737 30
Does anyone know if a line has started at the Santa Barbra Bowl for The Who tickets that are going on sale at 11am? (06/27/16) 1853 30
Can edhatters help me identify this fruit tree? (06/27/16) 1994 28
A subscriber noticed turtles' shells at Alice Keck Park Gardens were very green. Can anyone explain why? (06/27/16) 1713 25
A subscriber reports a fire near Painted Cave. Does anyone else have more information? (06/29/16) 3201 24
A Florida man was arrested for a hate crime and attempted murder of a Santa Barbara homeless resident. (06/30/16) 2488 23
A subscriber's unripened green tomatoes were stolen by a thief in the night, possibly a rascally raccoon. Any suggestions on how to prevent this thievery? (06/28/16) 1551 22
Rockstar and Santa Ynez resident David Crosby has agreed to pay a $3 million settlement after striking a jogger with his car last year. (06/25/16) 3079 21
Why is Meigs Road going to be closed to all traffic tomorrow? Signs are posted near Lazy Acres. (06/25/16) 2309 21
An edhatter wonders if anyone has had their car scratched by a drive thru car wash? (06/28/16) 1851 21
Roger reports that 10 gallons of raw sewage was dumped in the 1300 Block of Garden Street by a motor home.
updated 8:12 am
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KTMS 990 AM seems to be off air. Anyone know why? (06/28/16) 1505 20
[Update]: Approximately 700 barrels of crude oil spilled in Ventura near Grove Lane Thursday morning. (06/24/16) 3056 19
Roger reports a possible vegetation fire near Knapp's Castle. (06/25/16) 2364 19
Hugh shares [pics] of some stunning critters at Rattlesnake Canyon. (06/29/16) 2338 19
A helicopter rescued a disoriented 19-year-old male hiker off N. Refugio Road in the Sherpa Fire burn area on Wednesday morning. (06/30/16) 2569 18
Santa Barbara City Firefighters responded to a structure fire at the Mesa Verde Restaurant on Cliff Drive Thursday night. [pics] (06/25/16) 2558 18
Subscriber Chuck Cagara caught this pair of mating Orioles at his feeders. [pics] (06/27/16) 1699 18
Did anyone else hear fireworks or gunshots in the Cannon Green area of Goleta Saturday night? (06/26/16) 1350 18
Bringing a relief from the scorching weather, fog has steadily been rolling in from the ocean. [pics] (06/24/16) 1175 17
Roger reports an unknown type of disturbance near Butterfly Beach. (06/27/16) 1914 16
The Santa Barbara Police Department will conduct bicycle safety enforcement operations on July 1, 2016. (06/29/16) 766 16
POWDRELL: No other public event in Santa Barbara captures creativity, art, dance, music and general good vibes quite like the annual Summer Solstice Parade. (06/27/16) 2052 15
Roger reports an MTD bus driver was attacked on the 11 bus by a female passenger. (06/26/16) 1970 15
The Goleta Chamber of Commerce is pleased to report results of their 2016 Workforce Housing Incentives program. (06/30/16) 616 15
Is there any place locally to rent a private pool? (06/25/16) 1794 14
A foster father from Santa Maria was found guilty of seven felony counts of child molestation after abusing a child placed in his care. (06/25/16) 1563 14
I am looking for recommendations for local companies that can get oil stains off cement driveways. (06/25/16) 1273 14
[Update]: Santa Barbara County fire crews contained an 18 acre brush fire off Cat Canyon Road, just east of Santa Maria, on Monday afternoon. (06/28/16) 1148 14
Roger reports an injury traffic accident involving a vehicle and motorcycle on Carrillo and Saint Vincent. [pics] (06/25/16) 1013 14
Does anyone know how the City and County E-Waste Drives operate and where the e-waste goes? (06/27/16) 932 14
[Updated]: Edhat subscribers share amazing photos from the Summer Solstice Parade in Santa Barbara on Saturday. (06/28/16) 4059 13
A subscriber reports police have surrounded a vehicle on Hollister and Pebble Beach Drive. (06/25/16) 2461 13
Roger reports a possible assault victim is down with a head injury on State Street and West Cota. (06/27/16) 1507 13
A Santa Maria resident as arrested for possession of illegal fireworks. [pics] (06/27/16) 1244 12
A subscriber found this little bug on their screen door just in time for the holiday. Can anyone identify it? [pic] (06/30/16) 1198 12
Roger reports a possible assault with multiple weapons at Placer and Padova Dr. in Goleta. (06/28/16) 2611 11
Roger has the scanner reports.  I'm sure a few of you that's been here a hundred and fifty years knew Big Red. (06/30/16) 1405 11
UCSB's historic College World Series run ended in game nine when they were defeated 3-0 by Arizona. (06/24/16) 734 11
A San Marcos High School alum made the June cover of Variety magazine after becoming a YouTube star. (06/26/16) 3384 10
Can someone identify this huge moth? (06/29/16) 1864 10
Roger reports an active vehicle pursuit heading north in the 300 block of West Canon Perdido, one subject is at gunpoint. (06/24/16) 1637 10
A local aviation nonprofit gave youth hands-on training in science, technology, engineering and math during its Aviation Career Program. [pic] (06/29/16) 982 10
Santa Barbara Beautiful has designated the Queen Palm as the tree of the month for June. (06/26/16) 753 10
The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting DUI checkpoint in the City of Santa Barbara on June 30th. (06/29/16) 680 10
EDBIT: One lucky dedicated edhat staffer wandered through the Santa Barbara Wine Festival at the Natural History Museum on Saturday. (06/28/16) 1331 9
A subscriber shares some sunrise [pics] from a morning hike in Santa Ynez. (06/30/16) 972 9
Roger reports a small brush fire off Burton Mesa in Buellton. (06/30/16) 645 9
Cartoons: Mike shares a funny cartoon about friendship. (06/26/16) 1480 8
It's National Take your Dog to Work Day and edhatters share photos of their dog working throughout the community. (06/25/16) 1420 8
Roger reports a smoke investigation at the Jody House on Veronica Springs Rd. (06/26/16) 1159 8
For geographer Dar Roberts and other UCSB researchers, the Sherpa fire has offered a myriad of research possibilities. (06/24/16) 1078 8
The CA Interagency Incident Management Team 4 and the Sherpa Fire Unified Command thanks the community for the goodwill and cooperation shown during the Sherpa Fire. (06/25/16) 873 8
Elevator rescue with complications at Villa Santa Barbara on East Anapamu. (06/30/16) 831 8
At Castillo and Mission Streets there were two unmarked cars full of cops that all exited with bulletproof vests. What's going on? (06/24/16) 3198 7
Roger has the scanner reports.  Three roommates arguing over drugs, called 911. (06/28/16) 1789 7
Roger has the scanner reports.  The only purpose politicians serve is to give folks a good reason to bitch and argue. (06/25/16) 978 7
Did anyone else experience a power outage Friday night in the Las Positas/Modoc area? (06/26/16) 753 7
[Update]: A 24-year-old Orcutt man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of an 18-month-old child. (06/30/16) 2050 6
COUNT: The Summer Solstice Parade danced down State on Saturday and one edhatter won our drum counting contest. See who it is! (06/26/16) 1867 6
Two hikers were rescued by a helicopter on upper Oso Trail Saturday afternoon. (06/26/16) 1227 6
A subscriber shares a video of the Solstice Parade on State Street. (06/29/16) 1047 6
Roger reports Santa Barbara Police responded to a domestic violence situation in the 600 block of San Pascual. (06/26/16) 1037 6
An elderly woman was injured after a single vehicle rollover on Highway 101 southbound at Tajiguas on Sunday morning. (06/27/16) 1002 6
Roger reports a small brush fire in the creek bed at Carpinteria Avenue and Via Real. (06/26/16) 931 6
A Grand Jury investigation finds a major conflict of interest on the Lompoc Unified School District and its Board of Education. (06/30/16) 801 6
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (06/29/16) 355 6
An edhatter reports a major rollover accident on the 101 South before Mission. (06/27/16) 2088 5
The Braille Institute Santa Barbara hosted an expert presentation on the latest research using stem cell therapy for severe sight loss. [pic] (06/27/16) 1100 5
A subscriber shares a story depicting the spirit of Solstice. (06/27/16) 980 5
I am looking for a local scanning service company that can scan a few directories of information and ultimately produce an excel file of the information. (06/28/16) 781 5
Steve Bissell shares colorful photos from this year's Solstice Parade on State Street. (06/29/16) 1817 4
One of the most delightful parts of the Solstice Parade is the grand finale inflatable ensemble created by local artist Pali X-Mano. (06/25/16) 1713 4
A subscriber reports a brush fire behind Circle Bar B Ranch on Refugio Road Wednesday evening. (06/30/16) 1024 4
Santa Barbara Girl Scout, Carleigh Ornelas, received the Girl Scouts Gold Award for her project "Live, Love, Rescue Club" at San Marcos High School. (06/27/16) 758 4
Pedestrian safety enforcement operations are planned for tomorrow, June 29th, in Goleta. (06/29/16) 559 4
Did Edhatters go to the SBCC Facilities Master Plan Forums on Tuesday or Wednesday? (06/30/16) 496 4
A brandishing of a firearm occurred this morning in Santa Maria. (06/28/16) 479 4
Three UCSB students will get a rare look at how government works thanks to UC Presidential Public Service Fellowships. (06/30/16) 384 4
This Fourth of July, the Santa Maria Police Department will be out in full force, cracking down on drunk drivers. (06/30/16) 305 4
Does anyone know why there were helicopters and smoke in west Goleta last night? (06/28/16) 1756 3
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Catalina, a tabby lovers dream. (06/26/16) 831 3
Roger reports an injury traffic accident, vehicle vs pedestrian, in front of 22 East Micheltorena. (06/26/16) 783 3
The 2015-2016 Santa Barbara County Grand Jury reviewed the inmate intake procedures of the Santa Barbara County Main Jail. (06/25/16) 781 3
In order to reduce potential ignitions the Santa Barbara County Fire Department will suspend all burning permits and open fires beginning July 1. (06/28/16) 673 3
A subscriber got a [pic] of great egrets competing for fishing territory during the nestling at Goleta Slough.
updated 8:13 am
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These possible new Sherpa Smoke pics were texted to Edhat at 5:30pm by John Wiley. [pics] (06/26/16) 1730 2
Around 2:30pm today, there were 2 fire trucks and 4 police cars responding at the off ramp to the airport. (06/28/16) 1130 2
A subscriber celebrates the start of summer by getting a [pic] of this radiant sunflower downtown. (06/24/16) 1029 2
Roger reports a subject attempting to break into mail boxes in the Loreto Plaza at 3301 State Street. (06/24/16) 898 2
The Red Flag Warning and fire weather watch has now been expanded through Saturday morning. [pic] (06/24/16) 782 2
The Chef Cycle Bicycle Ride will move through Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties for three days next week. (06/25/16) 737 2
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Grace Housing, Inc. serves the greater Santa Barbara community in support of critical basic human needs such as food, shelter, and housing for families and individuals. (06/26/16) 510 2
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department urges the public to enjoy public displays of fireworks conducted by trained professionals and have an enjoyable and safe Fourth of July. (06/29/16) 476 2
Santa Barbara and Puerto Vallarta Sister City Committee has won Sister Cities International's 2016 Best Overall Program Award. (06/30/16) 443 2
The Sherpa Fire is still 93% contained and has yet to reach full containment. (06/27/16) 1076 1
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Elvis Pugsley, a spunky one year old pug/beagle mix. (06/26/16) 927 1
Still holding at 7,474 acres burned, the Sherpa Fire is not expected to be fully contained until July 7. (06/28/16) 862 1
UCSB evolutionary biologists have shown that sexual selection increases the number of species and impacts global diversity. (06/24/16) 622 1
Extending what they learned from flies to a mouse model, UCSB researchers discover a possible first therapy for an uncommon childhood disease. (06/29/16) 612 1
COUNT: Summer is almost here and it's time to count drums! Guess the closest number of drums in the Solstice Parade and win some edhat swag. (06/24/16) 1336 NA
It seems so long ago, but just a few short months back Goleta was enjoying nonstop surf. (06/26/16) 1240 add
Michelle A. Claussen (August 30, 1952 - June 15, 2016) (06/25/16) 1239 add

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