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UPDATE: The Mesa Fire in Lompoc has now reached 95% containment and is expected to be fully contained by Wednesday evening. (07/02/15) 12387 138
I walked by the Public Market last night and noticed that the Pasta Shoppe appears to be closing down. (07/02/15) 3517 58
Can anyone suggest a good dog walking area where the other dogs we encounter will be on leash? (07/01/15) 2096 54
Duanying Chen was sentenced to felony probation for a period of five years for animal cruelty and assault. [mug] (07/01/15) 3573 48
A subscriber reports plastic flowers were swept out to sea after a wedding near the Bacara at Haskell's Beach. [pic] (07/01/15) 3360 47
A subscriber is curious why Goleta is called Goleta Valley when there are only mountains on one side. (06/30/15) 1975 45
The U.S. District Court has granted a motion to dismiss the lawsuit against the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians. (07/04/15) 1437 42
Any advice on calming methods or holistic medications to keep a dog calm on the 4th of July? (07/04/15) 1270 40
A subscriber wonders how all this kelp washed ashore in Goleta. [pic] (07/03/15) 1764 39
A subscriber is looking for local eviction services for a tenant who has not paid their rent. (07/02/15) 2225 38
EDBIT: Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo rank second in a recent survey of "never churched" cities in the United States. (07/05/15) 2452 37
A subscriber wonders if shoes flung onto a high wire are still a sign that drugs are being sold. (07/05/15) 3082 34
A construction crew showed up at a subscriber's rental house with a dumpster and started doing construction. The subscriber received no notification of planned work. What are their options? (07/02/15) 2520 33
Does anyone on the Mesa also have noisy birds the past few nights that chirp and sing all night long? What kind are they? (07/03/15) 1927 33
UC Santa Barbara has offered admissions to more than 29,000 students for Fall 2015. (07/03/15) 1241 33
Santa Barbara local and KEYT anchor, Victoria Sanchez, is moving to Denver to report for KUSA. [pics] (07/01/15) 3553 32
Will there still be fireworks on sale in Santa Maria after this recent fire in Lompoc? (07/01/15) 1077 31
Roger reports a small brush fire behind 122 S. Patterson, next to the bike path. SBC Fire responded and have since left the scene. [pic] (07/02/15) 1853 30
An edhat subscriber stumbled upon a very rare plant sighting, especially in Santa Barbara. [pic] (07/02/15) 2423 29
HISTORY: It's the 90th anniversary of the 1925 Santa Barbara Earthquake and Neal Graffy shares a 5-part story of what happened on June 29 and afterwards. (06/30/15) 14118 25
Michel shares [pics] and [vid] of an unexpected Fourth of July guest. (07/06/15) 1837 23
The Independent: Two local newspapers are resisting the proposed newsstand ordinance in Santa Barbara. (07/03/15) 1865 22
What type of soap will not harm plants? (07/03/15) 1290 22
Santa Barbara County Fire Department reminds the public that all fireworks, including the so-called safe and sane variety, are illegal. (06/30/15) 782 22
A subscriber reports that Panera Bread at 706 State Street has permanently closed. (07/03/15) 2716 21
Robert Bernstein reports the new Bike Station near the Transit Center has officially opened on Tuesday to encourage bus/bike commuting. (07/02/15) 1228 20
MesaJim got a [pic] of a crowd gathering at Hendry's Beach today. (07/02/15) 2994 19
UPDATE: A fatal accident occurred in Lompoc on Highway 1 early Friday morning, killing a 22-year-old woman and seriously injuring an 8- year-old girl. (07/04/15) 2782 19
Does any bakery in Santa Barbara make an authentic Black Forest cake with lots of sour cherries and kirsch? (07/02/15) 1532 18
Roger has the scanner reports. It makes me want to grab my Joey Cannoli and give him a big hug but I don't think he'd go for it. (07/02/15) 1157 17
A bicyclist is injured about 2 miles from Mountain Road on Gibraltar, may have a broken collar bone and head injury. (06/30/15) 1644 16
I want to dig a dry well in my backyard to run my downspouts to. Does anyone know how deep the layer of clay is in San Roque? (06/30/15) 1394 15
Underwater [vid] footage was taken by the Santa Barbara Channel Keeper after the Refugio Oil Spill. (07/01/15) 1247 15
Are there any restaurants or bars live streaming the Grateful Dead show this weekend? (07/03/15) 1317 14
The Independent: Due to a data error, the City of Santa Barbara's reclaimed water system project is set back at least 3 months and costing $1.7 million. (07/04/15) 1120 14
Roger reports a subject is going door to door in the 400 block of Canon Drive. He went in an unknown direction after that block. (07/01/15) 1093 14
The autopsy report has been released for Cody West, the 22-year-old missing Goleta man found in a drainage ditch off Los Carneros. (07/04/15) 4046 13
Mike shares his [pics] from last night's Concert In The Park, the first of the season. (07/04/15) 1640 13
Roger has the scanner reports. Suspicious subject, prowler and burglary suspect went into someone’s house in the 100 Block of Oceano. (06/30/15) 1341 13
Roger has the scanner reports. That's good for 2-5 and 10 years felony probation. (07/04/15) 1291 13
The Santa Barbara County Animal Services will be open on Sunday for residents to redeem their pets after the 4th holiday (07/01/15) 1062 13
Roger reports there were calls of numerous vehicles parked on the railroad tracks near Garden Street. (07/03/15) 2126 12
The Goleta Traffic Unit is requesting public assistance for a traffic collision that occurred on South Patterson Avenue and Overpass Road. [pic] (07/03/15) 1937 12
Robert attended an "Intimate Evening at the Lobero" with Art Garfunkel. (07/01/15) 1230 12
A subscriber captured [vid] of three whales breaching off the coast of Avila Beach. (07/05/15) 1184 12
To crack down on drunk driving this Fourth of July, the SBPD will be out in full force targeting those who put lives in danger. (07/03/15) 687 12
UPDATE: Santa Barbara Fire Crews responded to a fire on the roof of a building in the 900 block of State Street. [pics] (07/05/15) 2443 11
In May 2015 officers from the Santa Barbara Police Department made 32 arrests for driving under the influence violations. (07/03/15) 1941 11
I inherited reels of 16mm film, is there any place in town I can preview the content? (07/03/15) 1048 11
SBC Fire wants to remind the public that fireworks including the safe and sane variety are illegal in all areas of the County. (07/03/15) 642 11
TRAVEL: A few more views of John Wiley's coastal cruise: Santa Cruz surfers to Cypress Point links. (07/03/15) 1210 10
A subscriber would like to thank a good samaritan who helped a friend with Alzheimers. (07/03/15) 1184 10
TRAVEL: From this side of Davenport to Pigeon Point, John Wiley shares spectacular views of the secret coast North of Santa Cruz. [pics] (07/02/15) 1097 10
Way Back When: Everyone agreed it was the best Fourth of July celebration that Santa Barbara had ever seen – 15,000 spectators, parades on sea and on land, fireworks, and everybody’s favorite finale – dynamite blowing a raft to smithereens. Oh yeah! (07/05/15) 2062 9
The stage is all set for the Fourth of July fireworks at the Santa Barbara Marina. [pic] (07/03/15) 1473 9
Roger reports a Code 415 where a shoplifter threatened to kill a liquor store clerk in the 4400 block of Hollister. (07/06/15) 1313 9
A subscriber was out last night and saw Venus and Jupiter's closest conjunction of 2015. [pics] (07/02/15) 1248 9
TRAVEL: From the Little Sur along Big Sur to Limekiln, John Wiley shares more views familiar yet unknown to visitors. (07/05/15) 1111 9
TRAVEL: Continuing toward Big Sur, John Wiley shares views from rugged Point Lobos to the iconic Bixby Bridge. (07/04/15) 1084 9
Updated: Edhat subscribers send in beautiful [pics] of Saturday's vibrant rainbow. (06/30/15) 2522 8
Roger reports a stray Horse running down San Roque from State Street with no saddle and no rider. (07/03/15) 1782 8
Roger reports a vehicle struck a bicyclist on Cabrillo at Castillo Streets. (07/04/15) 1231 8
KEYT gears up for the Fourth of July All-American Patriotic Celebration at West Beach. [pic] (07/01/15) 1195 8
Roger reports a stolen van at 700 West Figueroa. (07/01/15) 783 8
Roger reports a possible structure fire at 317 W. Pedregosa that turned out to be food on the stove. (07/03/15) 697 8
Bonnie shares her experience at Saturday's Santa Barbara Wine Festival at the Museum of Natural History. [pics] (06/30/15) 1662 7
An edhat subscriber wants to know if anyone else is experiencing Craigslist being blocked? (07/06/15) 1405 7
Edhat subscriber Michel shares some fun [pics] from the wharf. (06/30/15) 1096 7
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Talulla, a happy Labradoodle who had a brief stint as a dedicated staff member of Edhat. (07/05/15) 1033 7
A subscriber would like to know when Refugio will be open. They just got a call stating that their reservation for July 10th is being cancelled. (07/03/15) 836 7
TRAVEL: The edhat bag made it to Telluride, Colorado over the weekend! This [pic] was taken at the Telluride Brewing Company. (07/02/15) 652 7
Roger reports an injury vehicle accident at 800 Cliff Drive near Loma Alta.injuries. (07/05/15) 1562 6
Subscribers share colorful [pics] of their Independence Day Celebrations. (07/06/15) 947 6
Does anyone know if street sweeping was cancelled in Goleta today? (07/03/15) 587 6
Edhat subscribers share sunset [pics] of the magical sky in Santa Barbara. (07/02/15) 2023 5
Goleta Valley Beautiful announces that the June 2015 Residential Award goes to Norma Shinoda at 6291 Stow Canyon Road. [pic] (06/30/15) 1609 5
Aerial [pics] of the Lompoc fire and the smoky valley from John Wiley. (06/30/15) 1457 5
Edhat subscribers report a possible water outage in Montecito. Does anyone have additional information? (06/30/15) 1423 5
Edhat subscribers share [pics] of Wednesday night's full moon. (07/03/15) 814 5
EDBIT: The Dedicated Staff wishes all edhatters a very happy 4th of July weekend. Learn some fun 4th facts! (07/05/15) 653 5
John Palminteri provides the schedule for the July 4th West Beach celebration in Santa Barbara. [pic] (07/05/15) 2332 4
Roger reports an injury traffic accident on Overpass Rd. at Patterson. Possible red tag per SBSO on scene, Fire and Medics responding. (07/01/15) 1813 4
The Independent: One of Santa Barbara's oldest law firms settled a malpractice suit brought against it by the Montecito Water District and Carpinteria Valley Water District for $3.85 million. (07/04/15) 1756 4
Jean snapped this [pic] of a swallowtail in her garden. (07/04/15) 1044 4
Mark shares [pics] of last night's blue skies. (06/30/15) 906 4
Roger reports a traffic accident in the center divider on the 101 Southbound at Garden they say but sounds closer to Milpas. Two injuries, both C-Spine. (07/01/15) 869 4
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Slippers, who loves foil and feathers and needs a new home. (07/05/15) 760 4
The 2014-2015 Santa Barbara County Grand Jury is just completing its year of service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County and has released a consolidated Final Report on its investigations. (06/30/15) 632 4
The second quarter Sheriff's Roundup includes the One Year Anniversary of the IV Murders and recognizes the first responders who saved lives. [vid] (07/03/15) 600 4
A subscriber shares a [vid] of the ribbon cutting of the Morro Creek Multi-Use Trail Project on the 4th of July. (07/06/15) 507 4
The Santa Barbara Police Department has released recent crime data and response times for the month of May. (07/01/15) 899 3
Roger reports a hit and run traffic accident at Milpas and Montecito Streets. (07/04/15) 875 3
UCSB geologist Jim Boles makes new discoveries about the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone in the Los Angeles Basin. (06/30/15) 865 3
A subscriber would like to know what edhatters think about setting tents up on West beach for the fireworks. (07/02/15) 484 3
UCSB physics postdoc Iair Arcavi will use the Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award to learn more about supermassive black holes. (07/01/15) 447 3
Here is an update on the Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project. [pic] (07/01/15) 1287 2
An edhat subscriber shares a [pic] she took yesterday of the breakwater. (06/30/15) 1261 2
Roger reports a tour bus is on fire on the 101 Northbound at Turnpike. Per CHP heavy smoke is coming from the back. (07/04/15) 1218 2
The clouds finally went on vacation and Michel was able to snatch [pics] of the dynamic duo. (07/04/15) 1045 2
Edhat subscribers are reporting power outages in the Santa Barbara foothills. (07/01/15) 1016 2
Roger reports a small brush fire off Highway 101 northbound near the Garden St offramp. (06/30/15) 876 2
Roger reports a vehicle fire on the 101 Southbound, North of Los Carneros. (07/01/15) 783 2
Paul Fenske (October 16, 1939 - June 16, 2015) (06/30/15) 653 2
Oil Spill: Plains All American Pipeline provided an update as cleanup operations for the Refugio Oil Spill continue. (07/01/15) 535 2
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Citizens Planning Association is a nonprofit grassroots organization that focuses on countywide land use issues. (07/05/15) 514 2
The California Department of Public Health is warning consumers of certain seafood caught in Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara counties. (07/05/15) 1607 1
Astronomy: Edhat subscribers share [pics] of Venus and Jupiter in the Santa Barbara sky. (07/01/15) 1216 1
Brian O'Dea (1959 - 2015) (07/06/15) 926 1
A subscriber reports a structure fire at 471 San Patricio Goleta, Ca. (07/06/15) 864 1
A subscriber shares a [pic] of a misty and beautiful Fourth of July morning. (07/05/15) 863 1

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