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An edhatter took a few [pics] of the structure going up at the corner of State and Mission. (11/18/14) 2883 75
Roger reports a Code 1144: Dead female body found near the northbound onramp at State Street and Calle Real near the 154. (11/20/14) 5576 49
UPDATED Press Release: Major Police response at Righetti High School in Orcutt for fights and a potential riot. [vid] (11/20/14) 4845 47
UCSB students protested the approved UC Regents tuition increase on Thursday by demonstrating in Storke Plaza. (11/22/14) 1064 44
A friend is looking for a contractor to convert a garage into a living space. Any recommendations? (11/20/14) 1992 42
State, local and tribal leaders in the Climate Task Force presented their final recommendations Vice President Joe Biden and Senior Administration Officials Monday morning.  (11/18/14) 685 41
Do edhatters have feedback on speeding down De La Vina and how to keep the community safer? (11/23/14) 1262 40
A subscriber saw a jet in the sky with a long shadow like projection in front of it. Can anyone explain what is going on? [pic] (11/23/14) 2605 38
The District Attorney has settled against the teen driver charged with vehicular manslaughter for hitting and killing a UCSB grad student in Santa Maria this past August.  (11/18/14) 1910 38
Roger reports a traffic accident on the Patterson overpass, a school bus vs a white vehicle. The subject in the white vehicle is a possible black tag. (11/21/14) 5333 37
It turns out glass tables explode occasionally. [pics] (11/17/14) 3406 36
UCSB has announced a new student housing development to break ground early next year on Storke Road and El Colegio as part of their 15-year expansion plan. (11/21/14) 1381 31
HISTORY: I was wondering if readers could tell us what San Andres Hardware, at the corner of San Andres and Micheltorena, used to be. (11/19/14) 1930 30
I'm interested in other peoples opinions and experience with Probiotic drinks. (11/18/14) 2018 29
Downtown Santa Barbara welcomes the arrival of the Community Holiday Tree on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, to be placed on State Street right in time for the holiday season! [pics] (11/22/14) 1048 29
The Independent: City Council has voted to proceed with eminent domain against the owner of the Cabrillo lighthouse building and former home of Rusty's Pizza. (11/21/14) 2640 27
Can anyone identify this paw print that a subscriber found on a ranch in the Santa Ynez Valley? [pic] (11/19/14) 2693 26
Water deprived Lake Los Carneros is going to get an injection of water to help the birds, fish, and wildlife in the area, John Palminteri reports. [pics] (11/19/14) 2105 26
The Gaviota Rest Areas on U.S. Highway 101 will remain closed during the Thanksgiving holiday period. (11/22/14) 818 26
UPDATE: A reader reports the new Tino's Italian Grocery on Carrillo opens Monday at 9am. [pics] (11/18/14) 2911 25
Does anyone near the butterfly preserve know if the butterflies have arrived yet? (11/19/14) 1713 25
A subscriber shares [pics] of a blimp cruising the skies of Santa Barbara. (11/20/14) 1321 25
HISTORY: A subscriber shares historical photos of businesses thriving in Santa Barbara from 1960. (11/23/14) 2096 24
Roger reports a rolled over semi truck on Hwy 101 southbound between Los Patos and Hot Springs. Updated with [pics]. (11/17/14) 3310 23
All the oranges on my tree are splitting, and then falling off. Does anybody have any idea why this is happening? (11/21/14) 2331 23
Where in Santa Barbara can I purchase 19 gallon red ice buckets that people use for parties? (11/19/14) 1466 23
HISTORY: A subscriber went to a Lakers Exhibition Game at Robertson Gym in 1970. Does anyone remember going? (11/17/14) 755 23
A subscriber is looking for the best tamales in Santa Barbara for the holidays. (11/20/14) 1967 21
Roger reports two dental offices were burglarized Sunday night in the area of West Micheltorena, and the 1500 block of State Street. (11/18/14) 1855 21
Does anyone know what the strange cluster of lights in the ocean off Goleta beach are? They are far beyond the oil derricks. (11/18/14) 2573 20
I'm looking for a really good physical therapist in the Sansum medical group. (11/18/14) 1158 20
Where can I buy the tenderest, freshest string beans that are stringless in the area? (11/19/14) 1113 20
Update with Press Release: Roger reports a prisoner jumped from SBSO County Jail van on Santa Barbara Street near the Court house downtown. [mug] (11/21/14) 3662 19
Roger has the scanner reports. Subject yelling in front of the Granada. (11/18/14) 1376 18
Is the Goleta Water District's "new" billing system still working? Anyone else notice anything awry? (11/22/14) 1096 18
A subscriber shares a [pic] of two crows posing decoratively on the Mormon Temple steeple. (11/19/14) 1546 17
Dr. Edo McGowan discusses public health issues of using recycled water. (11/21/14) 1337 17
Roger reports an injury traffic accident at Alamar and DLV involving two bicyclists and a vehicle. Fire, Medics, SBPD responding. (11/21/14) 1191 17
Where can I go to get my window screen repaired? (11/18/14) 895 17
The boat on East Beach is a mess after just a few days, reports edhat subscriber Peggy. [pics] (11/21/14) 2656 16
An edhatter found this King snake just above the surf zone at Hendry's Beach. [pic] (11/22/14) 2181 16
I have an antique Irish Pine table I would like to sell. Does anyone know where I could sell it? (11/20/14) 1143 16
Casa Dorinda kicked off the season of giving this year with a $2,500 donation to firefighters and their families. [pic] (11/19/14) 695 16
POWDRELL: According to David Powdrell, a Common Gull is to a Chevy Impala what a Royal Tern is to a Ferrari. (11/23/14) 627 16
CHP has activated an amber alert for a 14-year-old male abducted in Northern California. [pic] (11/18/14) 2390 15
Subject struck by his own vehicle. Fire and Medics responding to the 100 Block of North Hope. (11/22/14) 2152 15
Roger has the scanner reports. 800 Block of State report of a woman yelling in peoples' faces. (11/20/14) 1372 15
Injury traffic accident Canon Perdido at San Pasqual Man on bicycle crashes into pole. (11/19/14) 924 15
Did anyone else see a comet-like ball of light with a tail of flames cross the sky over downtown/Mesa area on Saturday evening around 6:30 - 7 pm ?
updated 10:30 am
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A subscriber found some egg like things in Montecito. Does anyone know what they are? [pic] (11/19/14) 2584 14
Hazmat Level 2 on Anapamu Street. Fire Dept is responding and then some to the City Police Department Annex. [pic] (11/19/14) 2361 14
Edhat subscribers woke up early Tuesday morning and snapped these sunrise [pics]. (11/19/14) 1611 14
In the Winchester Canyon area a subscriber heard what sounded like thunder around 4pm. Has anyone else heard anything? (11/20/14) 1302 13
Peggy saw this beached boat near the Clark Estate this afternoon. [pics] (11/19/14) 2723 12
Two men were sentenced to 8 years in state prison on Friday for a gang related stabbing that took place in downtown Santa Barbara earlier this year. (11/23/14) 1188 12
Volunteers were able to remove an astounding 2,069 pounds of trash from ten local creeks as part of EDC's Goleta creeks clean-up program. [pics] (11/22/14) 962 12
The Milpas Community Association (MCA) is delighted to announce that the Grand Marshal for the 61st annual parade is Rick Feldman of the EyeGlass Factory. (11/22/14) 680 12
The SBCFD reminds motorists that a campaign called "Please Abide, Move Aside," is intended to remind drivers to give the right-of-way to emergency vehicles. (11/21/14) 551 12
The Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance to help locate a suspicious subject who followed a Righetti High School student. [mug] (11/18/14) 2650 11
Madame Sonia Rosinka (Barbara Sonia Adams) January 12, 1947 - September 19, 2014 (11/23/14) 2294 11
Santa Barbara Airports expects increase in passenger traffic for Thanksgiving week. The SBA suggests anyone departing Friday November 21st - Sunday, November 30th arrive 90 minutes early. (11/21/14) 599 11
This morning at around 2 am there was a major accident right at State and Ontare.
updated 7:50 am
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Does anyone recognize what language this script might be? From afar it reminded me of Hebrew but this close-up photo suggests otherwise. [pic] (11/20/14) 1411 10
A subscriber reports a car burglary in the Mesa neighborhood on Tuesday evening. (11/20/14) 1048 10
I'm looking to take a group fitness kickboxing class. Who's the best instructor in the Santa Barbara area? (11/22/14) 959 10
Trustees' Advisory Committee outlines recommendations for addressing issues facing the community of Isla Vista. (11/18/14) 796 10
The seat part of our garden bench broke and we need to have another fabricated. Does anyone know of a fabricator of concrete garden benches? (11/17/14) 741 10
Santa Barbara lodging establishments collected and remitted $1.62 million in ongoing Transient Occupancy Tax during the month of October. (11/19/14) 634 10
A subscriber reports that there is an osprey hunting fish on the Upper East side of town. [pic] (11/17/14) 1957 9
A Santa Barbara City College student who fell from a balcony in Isla Vista last month is recovering in Southern California. (11/20/14) 1603 9
EDBIT: Black Friday is the major shopping day of the year and WalletHub has ranked the best and worst deals. (11/23/14) 1308 9
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Vince, an adoptable super-dog. (11/23/14) 780 9
A subscriber is looking for volunteer opportunities on Thanksgiving Day. Any suggestions? (11/23/14) 764 9
Roger reports there is a fight brewing on Mandarin and Orange. Earlier there were five subjects hanging out and a possible code 245 with a knife in that area. (11/22/14) 1315 8
The Superior Court has granted the City's Anti-SLAPP motion in favor of the City of Santa Barbara, dismissing a lawsuit brought by Joseph Castaneda. (11/20/14) 954 8
An edhatter reports an accident on Milpas, right next to Habit. [pics] (11/17/14) 2037 7
A subscriber reports that tennis courts at a community park in Goleta have been damaged. (11/18/14) 1703 7
A subscriber reports on the 1st annual Tri-Brewery Volksmarch in Carpinteria. [pics] (11/18/14) 1277 7
I'm looking for an occupational therapist (OT) who specializes in hands. (11/21/14) 629 7
Volunteers with the Los Padres ForestWatch helped to clean up a cannabis grow site in the Figueroa Mountain foothills. [pics]
updated 1:49 pm
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CHP offers up holiday safe driving tips and reminds everyone that the Thanksgiving Weekend is a Maximum Enforcement Period for the CHP. (11/22/14) 432 7
Does anyone know what happened on NB 101 around noon? Traffic was blocked, a fire truck, a chief, and 3 motorcycle officers were racing to the scene. (11/21/14) 2165 6
Roger reports the SBSO is responding with Fish and Game to the report of a mountain lion at Hans Christian Anderson Park. (11/18/14) 1124 6
Researchers at UCSB's Center for Information Technology and Society examine how smartphones, social media, and other communication processes are changing the world. (11/21/14) 496 6
The UCSB Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, 11- 22-14, at an undisclosed area on UCSB campus. (11/20/14) 441 6
The CHP will begin new Measure A funded safety and enforcement patrols on Highway 166 from Highway 1 in Guadalupe to Cuyama. (11/19/14) 412 6
John Palminteri reports the TV show Hell's Kitchen made a stop on Stearns Wharf today in Santa Barbara. [pic] (11/20/14) 1758 5
Roger reports a Code 242: Assault at Earl Warren Showgrounds. SBSO is on scene and Engine 13 is responding for a head laceration. (11/17/14) 1361 5
Roger reports a vehicle vs pedestrian traffic accident at 3015 State St. Fire, medics, and SBPD are responding. (11/18/14) 1121 5
Edhat subscribers share [pics] of rainbows and storm clouds. (11/21/14) 896 5
Roger has the scanner reports.Fire alarms going off at Antioch for burnt popcorn on the 2nd floor. (11/22/14) 810 5
Robert Bernstein shares his experience with the Flying Karamazov Brothers at UCSB this past Sunday. (11/21/14) 686 5
The Ice in Paradise skating arena broke ground on Thursday next to Girsh Park in Goleta. [pic]
updated 2:03 pm
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A subscriber shares [pics] of palm trees at Refugio Beach. (11/18/14) 1149 4
Roger reports a Code 415: Fight in the middle of the street, possibly involving a cab driver and 4 teens. (11/20/14) 868 4
Jeremy Bordegaray, the Cayucos man shot by Sheriff's deputies last October, will be sentenced five years for possessing methamphetamine, carrying a gun, and stealing a car. (11/17/14) 794 4
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team is holding its final recruitment meeting of the year on November 20th. [pic] (11/20/14) 792 4
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Carsyn, an outgoing and playful kitten looking for a home for the holidays. (11/23/14) 781 4
John Palminteri reports poinsettias are coming to the holidays from Carpinteria Greenhouses. [pic] (11/21/14) 671 4
A subscriber reports sirens from at least six emergency vehicles on Foothill Rd. lasting over 15 minutes. Anyone know what's up? (11/20/14) 2053 3
UCSB sent out a campus alert of an attempted sexual assault in Isla Vista on Saturday night in the 6700 block of Sabado Tarde. (11/18/14) 963 3
A subscriber shares a [pic] of a beautiful rainbow over the tall Santa Barbara palm trees. (11/20/14) 959 3
TRAVEL: The opening night gala for the 20th Festival Gourmet International was a beautiful outdoor food and wine gathering at the Westin Hotel and Spa Resort. [pics] (11/20/14) 951 3
UCSB's Kevin Lafferty and a team of scientists name densovirus as the top suspect in a devastating sea star wasting disease. (11/18/14) 935 3
Injury traffic accident, a vehicle vs child at Cañada and Ensenada. Fire, Medics, abd SBPD are responding. (11/22/14) 832 3
On Sunday, December 14th, the Annual Parade of Lights will brighten Santa Barbara's waterfront once again (11/21/14) 785 3
A subscriber photographed the bright sunset with the dark silhouette of a tree in the foreground. [pics] (11/20/14) 751 3
Thanksgiving is less than a week away - send in your best "T" themed [pics]! (11/22/14) 712 3
Roger reports a possible structure fire in the 2500 block of Grand in Los Olivos. Fire Dept is responding. (11/21/14) 509 3
SBSO was in pursuit with a full size Chevy truck. Last heard they were at Foxen Canyon. (11/19/14) 667 2

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