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Did anyone else get woken up early by the fog horn this morning? (04/12/14) 2574 84
Lauren: The Public Market on West Victoria treated the community to a soft opening this weekend. (04/14/14) 4541 75
An edhat subscriber received a letter from a Riviera resident regarding parking near El Encanto. (04/15/14) 4201 55
What do Deltopia, the Bundy ranch, and the gang injunction have in common? An edhat subscriber shares their thoughts. (04/16/14) 1635 52
Roger Aceves questions Janet Wolf's timing of SEIU contributions and voting contracts as they run for the 2nd District seat. (04/12/14) 1453 46
A subscriber just saw CNN reporting live at the skate park. [pics] (04/17/14) 3168 44
UPDATE: An edhat subscriber reports a bicycle accident on State Street where a thief walked off with the bike. [pic] (04/17/14) 2476 42
I'd like to know if anyone has a dentist who does not insist on taking x-rays every year? (04/15/14) 1813 42
It's National Pet Day! Send in photos of your furry four-legged companions, feathered friends, and scaled critters. (04/12/14) 1583 35
The 17-year-old Los Angeles teen accused of assaulting a police officer during Deltopia pleaded not guilty on Monday. (04/16/14) 1930 34
A subscriber would like to know what beach usually has the best conditions for stand up paddle boarding. (04/17/14) 1236 33
Updated with [mugs]: Two Santa Barbara County men were arrested on felony charges of conspiracy and grand theft for stealing fish. (04/17/14) 3318 30
UPDATE: Hundreds of Solvang residents and businesses were evacuated Wednesday following the discovery of a potentially explosive military ordnance. The device was identified and destroyed. [pics] (04/18/14) 5471 29
Raymond Morua pled guilty to DUI and fatal hit-and-run charges on Tuesday morning. (04/16/14) 2248 29
Former Sheriff Custody Deputies, Christopher Johnson and Robert Kirsch, were indicted by a Federal Grand Jury in Los Angeles. (04/13/14) 1430 29
Are there some local, moderately priced restaurants especially good for solo diners? (04/15/14) 2512 24
A local resident found a wedding ring at Ellwood Beach and through Facebook was able to return it to the rightful owners. (04/16/14) 2276 24
Is there a place I can take my classroom VCR/DVD player to get it fixed? (04/17/14) 976 24
I am looking for some ideas for a relaxing low-cost yet romantic date night. (04/15/14) 2276 22
Updated with [vid]: Edhat subscribers share pictures of Tuesday morning's lunar eclipse, the Blood Moon. (04/16/14) 2654 21
A reader is wondering if there is a pool in town available for lap swimming without having to purchase a gym membership. (04/16/14) 1987 21
During a recent afternoon sail, a reader saw a large herd of dolphins. [vid] (04/15/14) 1887 21
What type of sport activities are available for toddlers in Santa Barbara? (04/13/14) 1136 21
A disease is killing off sea stars, commonly known as starfish on our west coast beaches. (04/18/14) 1053 20
Mission & State: The Santa Barbara Unified School District balances cost and academic achievement as it offers 1,200 iPads to its students through California Common Core funding. (04/13/14) 1137 19
Beachbummer is curious if anyone knows whether the Church of Scientology is really for sale. [pics] (04/15/14) 2659 16
A subscriber wants to know what this may be in her 1940's-era Saltillo tile that is gradually eroding on her patio. [pics] (04/14/14) 2291 16
Roger reports some police action on 29 North Milpas. A woman was reportedly brought down by police. (04/15/14) 1459 16
Caltrans endorsed the National Association of City Transportation Officials' guidelines that include innovations such as buffered bike lanes and improved pedestrian walkways. (04/12/14) 734 16
Way Back When: April 1914 — Buffalo Bill came to town with the circus. And Pancho Villa and the Mexican revolution came to a theater near you. (04/13/14) 1960 15
It's taken more than a decade, but the Carpinteria Camper Park, a housing site with crime and health issues, is getting a massive facelift. (04/12/14) 1542 15
Roger reports a burglary at Rite Aid in the 800 Block of State Street. 2 suspects smashed through a window. (04/17/14) 1226 15
UPDATED: with CHP release. Roger reports an overturned horse carriage at Chamberlin Ranch, two people are injured (04/16/14) 1979 14
A reader reports seeing a bobcat on Friday at sunset between Fairview and La Patera Ranch. [pics] (04/13/14) 1906 14
In March the SBPD made 49 arrests for driving under the influence violations. Here is information on a few of the cases. (04/18/14) 1814 14
Does anyone know how paint blisters on a car? (04/13/14) 947 14
A subscriber reports that Al Gore is present at a wedding in Carpinteria Friday morning. [pics]
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The body of a missing man near Guadalupe Dunes Park has been recovered and identified. [pic] (04/13/14) 2034 13
A subscriber is wondering why the Plaza de Oro Theater was closed on Friday night. (04/13/14) 1925 13
Actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evi didn't make their way back to Santa Barbara, but a case related to each of their bail bonds did make its way to Judge Frank Ochoa's courtroom. (04/13/14) 1609 13
Aquaholic wandered down to the Harbor and found these birds ready for their close-ups. [pics] (04/18/14) 1105 13
While waiting on UCSB campus, Jason Chapman noticed a large outdoor concrete box housing a bunch of different fish. [pics] (04/15/14) 2063 12
Astronomy: There's a total lunar eclipse this coming, very early, Tuesday morning! (04/13/14) 1590 12
Roger has the scanner reports. Nothing weird ever happens in Santa Barbara. (04/15/14) 1336 12
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Twigs, an older rescue dog who is still a puppy at heart. (04/13/14) 926 12
Can a 100ft mexican fan palm be uprooted, moved and replanted?
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Do any you of you Audubon hikers know if you can get to Knapp's Castle? (04/14/14) 1662 11
Vipers over SB added to the helicopter count with this flight of two John Wiley saw last Sunday. [pics] (04/18/14) 1629 11
Can you identify these wildflowers John Wiley saw near Pine Mountain Lake? [pic] (04/13/14) 1522 11
Does anyone know if a local bakery makes pie pops? (04/18/14) 1161 11
Structure Fire at 150 Willow Springs. Full County Fire Dept is responding. (04/16/14) 986 11
An Orange County man pled guilty to murdering his uncle and dumping the body while setting it on fire in Santa Barbara County. (04/17/14) 1749 10
I am looking for places that have a great space to play board games for a big social group. (04/15/14) 871 10
If you're among those who didn't get your tax return to the PO before they closed today, you may have heard there's one option in SB County until 9pm. (04/16/14) 774 10
I would like to say thank you to a beautiful family who served as Good Samaritans on Sunday afternoon in Montecito. (04/15/14) 2466 9
Festivals 4 a Cause held their 2nd Annual Brews at the Beach at Chase Palm Park and the Dedicated Staff was there snapping pics. (04/13/14) 1798 9
Am I the only one who has noticed that the chime on the Courthouse Clock is off? [pic] (04/13/14) 1065 9
My 4 yr old dog has elbow dysplasia and has a persistent limp. Has anyone done the PAUL procedure to realign the elbow joint with any success? (04/18/14) 866 9
Small brush fire behind the 3700 block of San Remo. (04/17/14) 703 9
A project to grind and resurface State Route 192 from the Junction with State Route 154 to just east of Tye Road will begin on Monday. (04/15/14) 561 9
A subscriber's hillside has turned into a giant field of yellow flowers. [pic] (04/14/14) 1486 8
A vegetation fire, on a hillside off San Marcos in the 4900 block of La Mirada Drive. (04/14/14) 1323 8
Roger has the scanner reports. Vehicle Fire on West Main. (04/12/14) 930 8
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Maria, a playful and talkative kitty still looking for a great home! (04/13/14) 814 8
Goleta's Finance Director leaves for Santa Paula while an interim Finance Director has been appointed. [pic] (04/17/14) 692 8
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office and Santa Barbara Police Department are joining forces for the first ever "Coffee with a Cop" in Montecito. (04/18/14) 602 8
Shooting at Broadway and Donavan in Santa Maria. Unknown circumstances at this time. (04/17/14) 581 8
Several edhat subscribers are reporting a Sheriff's helicopter circling the area of La Goleta Road and Cathedral Oaks. (04/12/14) 2481 7
A subscriber heard four very loud noises that shook the house on the Mesa around 10:20 pm Saturday night. Did anyone else experience this? (04/14/14) 1953 7
A reader offers a heads up for young people coming to homes offering to lower gas bills. (04/12/14) 1941 7
Authorities are looking for two college-aged men who robbed a University of California, Santa Barbara student at knifepoint Thursday night. (04/12/14) 1742 7
Stigand shares more local [pics], this time from the Santa Barbara Harbor. (04/18/14) 1185 7
The Sheriff's office releases another public request for Deltopia video and photos. (04/17/14) 987 7
IN THE KITCHEN: I had some fun in the kitchen the other night and made Spanish-style lentils with chorizo and spinach. (04/13/14) 933 7
Here is the Figueroa Wildflower Newsletter. Due to the drought that we are experiencing, the wildflowers are few and far between. (04/14/14) 930 7
We are looking for some feedback on UC Verde Buffalo Grass How well does it grow here? (04/15/14) 875 7
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center empowers people through healing and social change to eliminate all forms of sexual violence. (04/13/14) 619 7
I'm looking for two vintage cars, 1922 Essex and a 1953 El Dorado. Are there any in Santa Barbara?
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Roger reports that a Santa Barbara police officer ran a subject for wants and warrants and the subject had several sex offenses. (04/17/14) 1719 6
Robert Joseph Perez pled no contest to 7 felony charges stemming from his embezzlement of funds from the SBC Fire Fighters Union.[mug] (04/18/14) 1455 6
By chance an antique aircraft fly-in BBQ was at Columbia Airport when John Wiley landed there. [pics] (04/15/14) 1162 6
A reader took a shot of the Mission from his scooter. [pic] (04/15/14) 1145 6
The fog kept rolling in and out at the Bird Refuge this afternoon. [pic] (04/16/14) 974 6
Charles Brewster shares [pics] of the orchids and cacti plant that are in full bloom around his house. (04/15/14) 949 6
Photographer Fritz Olenberger shares his beautiful photos of all the performances in Saturday's 2014 Spirit of Fiesta Auditions. (04/14/14) 923 6
The men and women of the Santa Barbara City Police and Fire Departments would like to honor the 9-1-1 dispatchers who serve our community. (04/15/14) 586 6
A subscriber shares [pics] of Wednesday's severe sky in black and white. (04/18/14) 1089 5
City College administration is moving forward with approving two six-week summer class sessions, starting in 2015. (04/15/14) 536 5
MARCH EDNESS: Join the Dedicated Staff and March Edness winners on Friday, April 25th at our Award Ceremony.
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A Goleta drainage improvement project will result in overnight ramp closure on the 101 at Fairview Ave. next week. (04/15/14) 447 5
Have you heard UPS's gas saving strategy? It gives "around the block" a new depth of meaning. (04/13/14) 2253 4
Roger reports a man down with a head injury found by SBPD. (04/17/14) 1459 4
Poppies along the Yosemite River and a view across the Rim Fire area to Bridal Veil from John Wiley. [pics] (04/14/14) 1357 4
A subscribers shares [pics] of Goleta Beach. (04/17/14) 1230 4
Outside on his patio, Jason Chapman saw a juvenile hummingbird as it darted into view and landed nearby. [pics] (04/16/14) 926 4
Brush fire on Highway 101 northbound at Hope street. Small fire has reportedly been put out. (04/16/14) 730 4
The SBPD has announced the recipients of the 2014 Citizen Extra Step Awards. (04/16/14) 644 4
Because of the increase in local live fuel moisture levels and the predicted weather forecast, the SBC FD is opening a limited permit burn window. (04/17/14) 456 4
Dr. Michael W. Thompson (January 28th, 1960 - March 27, 2014) (04/15/14) 2151 3
Roger has the scanner reports. Garbage can in middle lanes 101 Southbound Cabrillo. (04/17/14) 703 3
Roger has the scanner reports. Bicyclist down 6700 Block of Hollister.
updated 7:00 am
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Structure fire on Paradise Road, flames were seen coming from the roof of a home across from the Paradise Store.
updated 8:55 am
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A motorcyclist is down on Hwy 101 southbound, just north of the Hot Springs exit. (04/17/14) 1117 2
A meadow of flowers near Cachuma and an iconic view of Yosemite Falls from John Wiley.[pics] (04/16/14) 1035 2
Report of brush fires along Highway 101 in San Luis Obisbo, possibly up to 8 fires. (04/15/14) 970 2
The Public Health Department hosted a telephone conference to discuss the recent tuberculosis (TB) case of a student at Santa Maria High School. (04/12/14) 735 2
Beverly Sanders (1924 - April 8, 2014) (04/12/14) 769 1
The City Council has approved the City Administrator's appointment of George Buell as Community Development Director. [pic] (04/16/14) 589 1
Christine Ann Hembree (October 10, 1952 - April 12, 2014)
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328 1
Beverly Duann Gussenhoven (Sept 21, 1925 - March 30, 2014) (04/16/14) 290 1
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