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[Update]: Sheriffs Deputies arrested wanted 21-year-old Mackenzie Long at a party in Isla Vista last week. [mug]
updated 3:15 pm
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A pedestrian was struck and killed by an MTD shuttle on Monday near the intersection of Anacapa and Sola Streets. (11/25/15) 4400 37
A property owned by infamous landlord Dario Pini has been red tagged as unsafe by a city building inspector. (11/28/15) 4301 58
UPDATE: An edhat subscriber is looking for answers after a mystery creature feasted on their orange tree. [vid] (11/29/15) 4131 57
Is it legal for neighbors to use their home as a business for rental motorbikes? (11/29/15) 3920 78
[Update]: A brush fire near the Winchester Canyon gun club off W. Camino Cielo is under control by firefighters at 3/4 of an acre. (11/30/15) 3661 41
A class action lawsuit was filed last week against Sansum Clinic that alleges pervasive wage and hour violations. (12/01/15) 3495 48
Does anyone know if it's legal to have residential construction work on Thanksgiving morning? (11/27/15) 2781 62
A dead mountain lion was spotted along Highway 101. Does anyone have any information on this? (11/25/15) 2630 22
Update: Multiple vehicles were involved in three separate collisions on Highway 101 southbound, north of the Gaviota Rest Area. (11/26/15) 2580 12
Betsy Cramer was curious about the king tide predicted for this morning and made a trip to East Beach to check on it. [pic] (11/26/15) 2558 8
A subscriber has a question about law enforcement protocol after an incident in Goleta. (11/29/15) 2497 52
[Update]:Santa Barbara City Fire Department responded to a structure fire, a fully engulfed garage, in the 700 block of Calle Palo Colorado St near Foothill Road. (11/27/15) 2382 19
TRAVEL: A subscriber shares a picture of the King Tide flooding parts of Orange County. (11/28/15) 2301 10
The Independent: Cathy Neushul, former head coach of women's water polo at UCSB, is suing for discrimination and retaliation. (12/01/15) 2286 21
Edhat subscribers reported a car chase and several crashes on the Eastside of Santa Barbara in the early hours of Tuesday morning. (11/25/15) 2281 6
President of Cars Are Basic wrote a letter to the Santa Barbara City Council and Planning Commission regarding the Bicycle Master Plan. (11/29/15) 2272 64
Roger reports a person fell from a balcony in the 900 block of Miramonte Drive. (11/26/15) 2183 10
An edhatter is asking the community for suggestions in resolving a landlord dispute. (11/28/15) 2096 28
A subscriber is looking for a good place to celebrate a 21st birthday. (11/26/15) 1959 23
Roger reports Santa Barbara Sheriff's Deputies are on a foot pursuit with a subject who is hopping roofs near Carpinteria Ave. in Carpinteria. (11/26/15) 1927 29
At approximately 10:27pm Tuesday the SBFD discovered a house fire and alerted the sleeping residents. [pics] (11/26/15) 1907 12
Santa Barbara City College has hired a local public relations company to improve their image and communication with the community. (11/28/15) 1853 57
Lisa breaks down the top holiday celebrations in Santa Barbara that will get you into the festive spirit.
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Do edhatters have experience or tips retiring abroad? (11/25/15) 1803 37
The Independent: The Montecito Planning Commission banned all short-term vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods. (11/26/15) 1744 34
[Update]: A vehicle went over the roadway at SR-154 and Paradise Road, temporarily shutting down both lanes of the roadway. (11/29/15) 1708 1
Roger reports a vehicle rolled over and is on its roof on the northbound Highway 101 at San Ysidro. (11/25/15) 1644 9
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is reporting the death of an inmate at the Main Jail Facility. (11/27/15) 1641 1
A compliance check focused on gang offending parole/probation warrants resulted in twelve arrests. (11/25/15) 1628 11
The Independent: Two disease-carrying species of invasive and especially aggressive mosquitoes are circling Santa Barbara County. (11/27/15) 1560 11
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Pee Wee, an adorable puppy who is ready for a loving home. (11/29/15) 1557 4
An edhat subscriber reports the newspaper arrived with sales flyers weighing in at 1 pound and 11 ounces! [pic] (11/27/15) 1533 18
Businesses in the lower Funk Zone and waterfront area of Santa Barbara say too many projects are underway at one time, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (11/26/15) 1504 10
The clouds aligned to give a spectacular show at Carpinteria State Beach. [pics] (11/25/15) 1485 6
Roger reports a Santa Barbara Sheriff's Deputy conducted a traffic stop near La Cumbre and State Street where the suspects ran into the 5 Points Shopping Center and hid. (11/28/15) 1476 14
A subscriber reports hearing a jackhammer at 3:15 a.m. around Willow Glen Park. Was there a broken water main? (11/30/15) 1462 9
Charles captures a [pic] of a hawk visitor in Santa Barbara. (11/26/15) 1444 7
Freezing temperatures are expected across portions of Southwest California late Wednesday night and into Thursday morning. (11/25/15) 1420 6
Does anyone know if Our Lady of Guadalupe will sell holiday tamales this year? (11/28/15) 1415 6
A subscriber is wondering where information can be found on an historical house. (11/25/15) 1407 8
Which is the best deep sea fishing tour to do in the Santa Barbara/Ventura areas? (12/01/15) 1362 17
An edhat subscriber shares an amazing sunset [pic], taken at Campus Point. (11/30/15) 1358 3
The acting Parks and Recreation Director announced the proposed Douglas Family Preserve trail renovation project is on hold. [pic] (11/26/15) 1342 16
Does anyone know what happened at Oak Park around 8:00 PM? A subscriber reports that there were multiple firefighters on the scene geared up. (11/26/15) 1310 4
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Marisa, a young mom who loves a good lap to curl up on. (11/29/15) 1288 6
The National Weather Service has issued a hard freeze watch in effect from late Friday through Saturday morning. [pic] (11/28/15) 1282 add
An edhatter shares a stunning [pic] of the sunset seen from the Santa Barbara Harbor. (11/25/15) 1260 3
Locals have started a donation campaign to help a mother and daughter with medical bills who were struck by a vehicle in October. (11/29/15) 1237 19
A subscriber saw a bright light rise over the mountains Tuesday night and wonders if there was a planned missile test. Does anyone know what it was? (11/26/15) 1196 5
Astronomy: The International Space Station will be returning to Santa Barbara's early evening skies with some nice visible appearances to start off December. (11/30/15) 1183 7
EDBIT: There's a lot you probably didn't know about Thanksgiving, but edhat is breaking down the facts and statistics. (11/27/15) 1174 6
Santa Barbara City College will break ground on the new 30,000 square foot West Campus classroom and office building this Wednesday. (12/01/15) 1163 27
Roger reports an injury traffic accident on Highway 101 southbound at Los Patos involving four vehicles. (11/29/15) 1149 5
A research biologist from UCSB is asking the edhat community to help with a local kelp tracking project. [pic] (11/29/15) 1125 13
A subscriber reports there will be a community meeting on Saturday regarding the proposed SBCC dorm development on Cliff Drive. (11/25/15) 1106 26
Subscribers were out Tuesday night for the nearly simultaneous sunset and moonrise. [pic] (11/26/15) 1105 4
Roger has the scanner reports. Suspicious Vespa in the bushes 209 State Street. (11/28/15) 1087 8
POWDRELL: David shares what he's thankful for during this Thanksgiving holiday. (11/29/15) 1081 12
Roger has the scanner reports.  Parasail or Hang Glider in a tree; non-injury near Rattlesnake Trail. (12/01/15) 1074 4
The Santa Ynez Valley may not be green yet, but the vineyards are doing their part to provide some color. [pic] (11/25/15) 1070 12
Looking around Santa Barbara John Wiley was struck by how much we have to be thankful for. [pics] (11/28/15) 1062 9
Roger reports a possibly downed parasail in a tree near Rattlesnake Trail. (11/29/15) 1055 11
The holiday season usually means an increase in unhealthy foods, but Collin shares 4 ways you can prevent holiday weight gain. (11/29/15) 1054 add
John Pierpont shares a time-lapse [vid] of the Santa Barbara breakwater at sunset. (11/28/15) 1039 5
Saturday was a perfect day for our Sierra Club hike to Gibraltar Rock via Rattlesnake Trail. (11/25/15) 1035 add
An edhat subscriber reports a water main break on Foothill and Calle Laureles this morning. (12/01/15) 1016 9
[Update]: Edhat subscribers share scenes from a vibrant Wednesday sunrise viewed from the Noleta foothills and the Waterfront. [pics] (11/26/15) 997 3
John Pierpont shares a time-lapse [vid] of a Santa Barbara sunrise. (11/25/15) 995 3
A Coastal Flood Advisory has been issued and is in effect through Thursday morning. (11/25/15) 980 add
The City of Santa Barbara continues the process to update the Zoning Ordinance. (11/25/15) 972 9
An edhat subscriber is looking for a residential elevator installation company. (11/25/15) 970 9
Roger has the scanner reports.  Have a Wonderful Thanksgiving and PIG Out! (11/26/15) 939 16
Santa Barbara Police are investigating a suspected stabbing in the area of Olive and Carrillo.
updated 1:18 pm
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An edhat subscriber shares a [pic] of the sunrise from Goleta. (11/30/15) 922 3
The Transient Occupancy Tax declined by 0.3% in October, which equals approximately $1.6 million. (12/01/15) 911 14
Roger reports a brush fire called in around the Modoc and Las Positas area but fire officials were unable to find any type of fire. (11/27/15) 909 10
A bicyclist was injured after being struck by a vehicle near Gutierrez and Milpas Streets. (11/29/15) 905 3
Tropicana Gardens in Isla Vista will continue to house Santa Barbara City College students after the apartment complex was purchased by UCSB. (11/28/15) 890 15
TRAVEL: While the surf hasn't been much to talk about lately, we are thankful for where we live and the ability to enjoy the mountains and the sea. (11/29/15) 849 6
Refugio Point is looking pretty clean these days, reports Mark Sanchez. [pic]
updated 8:00 am
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H. Wallace Vandever M.D. (September 18, 1925 - November 19, 2015) (11/30/15) 816 add
UC Santa Barbara researchers are making strides in their quest to develop an underwater adhesive. (11/25/15) 803 9
The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory and freeze conditions through Friday morning. (11/27/15) 799 add
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Santa Barbara County. (11/25/15) 780 add
Freezes and hard freezes are possible again across the interior valleys of southwest California. (11/29/15) 770 3
A subscriber reports the Pacific Crest Motel near East Beach has vacated. Does anyone know why?
updated 12:30 pm
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The horizontal bridge supports have been delivered and installed via crane on the mountain-side of the new Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge. [pic]
updated 9:00 am
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Los Padres National Forest officials announced a campground closure on the Ojai Ranger District. (11/26/15) 728 add
The Santa Barbara Airport is gearing up for the holiday season and welcomes airline passengers from all over the region. (11/25/15) 725 6
Benjamin Paul Blasingame (d. November 13, 2015) (11/27/15) 705 add
Edhat subscribers share Thanksgiving weekend sunset [pics]. (11/29/15) 701 5
Firefighters responded to a home off W. Camino Cielo on Sunday morning due to chimney fire. (11/30/15) 687 3
UCSB researchers discover a general reason why fishing can amplify fluctuations in the abundance of marine fish. (12/01/15) 653 5
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning in effect from 2am to 8am Saturday. (11/28/15) 631 add
Freedom Warming Centers will be open this Thursday and Friday in Santa Barbara County. (11/25/15) 620 4
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Cornerstone House and the Happy Adventure Summer Camp are dedicated to enhancing the social and recreational skills of individuals with developmental disabilities. (11/29/15) 617 1
Traffic is expected to increase along the Central Coast during this holiday weekend. (11/25/15) 612 2
A Highway 101 resurfacing project near Cathedral Oaks Road continues next with with a ramp closure at SR-217. (11/26/15) 591 add
Santa Barbara MTD is enhancing the weekday morning service on Lines 1 and 2. (11/25/15) 575 1
Santa Barbara City College is commenting on the divisive Mesa Dorm Project that was recently proposed on Cliff Drive.
updated 12:47 pm
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COUNT: The annual Downtown Holiday Parade is on Friday and it's time to guess how many Santa hats will be worn.
updated 7:00 am
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Santa Barbara County has received a $60,000 grant for response equipment and training to strengthen oil spill preparedness. (11/27/15) 547 2
Santa Maria Police Department is looking for a suspect in a stabbing that occurred at approximately 4:30 PM in the 200 block of E. Cook Street. (11/26/15) 503 1
The Santa Barbara City Fire Department deployed training exercises this week throughout town. (11/27/15) 497 add
The National Weather Service has issued a high surf outlook for the central coast from Monday morning through Tuesday evening. (11/28/15) 480 add
Two people were critically injured in a head-on collision on Highway 166 outside Guadalupe.
updated 10:14 am
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The Buellton Area CHP Office wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving weekend and reminds us that it is a Maximum Enforcement Period. (11/25/15) 453 3
William R. Lamborn (Aug. 1, 1920- Nov. 16, 2015) (11/30/15) 431 add
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (11/26/15) 425 2

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