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[Update]: A soap opera actress was arrested for a DUI after causing a head-on traffic collision on Highway 154 Wednesday morning that left one man in critical condition. (05/19/16) 12702 26
The Santa Barbara Police Department need help identifying a thief that stole merchandise from a store in downtown Santa Barbara. [pic] (05/19/16) 4312 16
I was digging a hole to in my yard today and found these soft eggs. Does anyone know what they might be? [pic] (05/21/16) 4199 37
[Update]: UC Police are searching for a man believed to be taking photos under stalls in the women's bathroom at UCSB's Davidson Library. (05/19/16) 4136 31
[Update]:Three vehicles were involved in a traffic accident on Highway 154 at Foothill Road on Wednesday morning. (05/19/16) 3417 9
Update: Las Positas will remain closed until Monday after a vehicle struck a light pole near McCaw. (05/23/16) 3305 19
KEYT: An abrasive message to Donald Trump supporters has appeared, seemingly overnight, on the side of the Anapamu Street footbridge in Santa Barbara. (05/24/16) 3124 58
Danny DeVito drew a huge crowd at UCSB today stumping for Bernie Sanders, reports EMI Photo. [pic] (05/18/16) 2688 41
[Update]: A hiker complaining of exhaustion was rescued on Tunnel Trail by County firefighters on Tuesday afternoon. (05/19/16) 2626 23
After filing for bankruptcy earlier this year, Sports Authority will be closing the remainder of its stores, including those on the Central Coast. (05/21/16) 2386 40
Rescue crews respond to a report of a vehicle that has gone over the side of Gibraltar Road near E. Camino Cielo. (05/22/16) 2373 23
An edhatter reports a helicopter circling Goleta Beach for over 20 minutes. Does anyone know what was going on? (05/18/16) 2280 13
The Goleta Police Department cited 24 drivers for not yielding to pedestrians today at three different locations in the City of Goleta. (05/19/16) 2258 33
Roger reports a man disturbing the peace at Vons in the 3800 Block of State Street. The subject is taking off his clothing and charging after employees. (05/20/16) 2212 17
Edhatters report a V-22 Osprey landed at the Santa Barbara Airport on Wednesday. [pic] (05/19/16) 2178 5
Roger reports a heroin overdose took place in the parking garage at SBCC's West Campus. The victim was transported to Cottage Hospital. (05/18/16) 2148 25
Food & Culture: Stacey shares unique and affordable Santa Barbara dining options that include gorditas, sushi burritos, $1 bagels, and albacore tuna sandwiches.  (05/22/16) 2128 13
A sand sailor, metaphysical theater and drying the "White Lagoon" were all seen as John Wiley did a flyover. [pics] (05/20/16) 2019 15
Mark shares an aerial [pic] of Tajiguas beach. (05/23/16) 1939 13
[Update]: The Amgen Tour of California ends today at the top of Gibralter at Camino Cielo. Share your [pics]! (05/18/16) 1930 11
Roger reports a drunk driver fell asleep behind the wheel while driving on Milpas Street near the railroad tracks. (05/19/16) 1836 4
[Update]: Plains All American Pipeline was indicted by a California state grand jury and faces a total of 46 charges in the accidental Refugio Oil Spill in Santa Barbara County. (05/19/16) 1805 67
Voracious caterpillars are eating all the leaves off oak trees on State Street. [pics] (05/18/16) 1776 11
A subscriber writes about Santa Barbara City's Vicious Dog Ordinance and it's lack of options for local dogs. (05/22/16) 1708 31
Roger has the scanner reports.  Check the Welfare of a subject sitting on a bench in front of 616 State Street covered in ketchup. (05/21/16) 1688 6
Roger has the scanner reports.  Suspicious drinkers Miramar Beach. (05/19/16) 1680 13
A tiny tug off East Beach, and a hopeful 2-way State Street La Entrada update from John Wiley. [pics] (05/22/16) 1646 7
A subscriber warns not to let people outside the district elect our next representative. (05/18/16) 1634 42
A subscriber reports the Mesa Haggens sign is gone and the new store will reportedly open in July. (05/18/16) 1626 8
UCSB continues as one of the world's top 10 universities in terms of research impact, as reported by the 2016 Leiden Rankings. (05/22/16) 1619 11
Roger reports that police are responding to a suspicious subject who is holding a juvenile, possibly against her will, at La Mesa Park. (05/18/16) 1578 6
An edhat subscriber reports a telephone pole landed on top of a mini van on Milpas Street. (05/23/16) 1559 4
An edhat subscriber reports a rollover accident on Highway 101 northbound near Dos Pueblos Creek bridge. [pics] (05/18/16) 1554 2
Roger reports a suspected attempted to rob Blenders in the Grass in the 700 block of State Street. (05/23/16) 1546 11
Roger reports a bicyclist is down in the 3000 block of Gibraltar as part of the Amgen Tour. (05/18/16) 1545 8
Astronomy: Mars is back in our Santa Barbara skies and about to make its closest approach since 2005.  (05/22/16) 1509 5
Vikings invaded the UCSB campus on Tuesday for Norway Day. [pic] (05/18/16) 1493 8
EDBIT: Seated in the Goleta foothills is the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network where edhat was invited to tour the facilities. (05/22/16) 1448 10
Responsible Pet Ownership Program is canvassing door-to-door to increase the number of dogs currently rabies vaccinated and to ensure that all dogs that reside in the County are licensed. (05/18/16) 1424 50
Has anybody noticed the brownish discolored tap water in the neighborhood around Turnpike and Cathedral Oaks? (05/23/16) 1424 28
Ann Bogy Jackson (d. May 13, 2016) (05/20/16) 1391 1
The Santa Barbara County Grand Jury investigated the way in which water is allocated from the Cachuma Project. (05/21/16) 1390 16
Roger has the scanner reports.  Sometimes you just gotta turn up the music and shut everything else out. (05/24/16) 1348 13
LightWorks Isla Vista is a creative set of light-based art installations and performances happening through Saturday evening. (05/21/16) 1348 5
Two Santa Maria men were found guilty of human trafficking by a Santa Maria jury. (05/19/16) 1307 4
Roger reports a suspect pulled a knife on an employee of a business in the 300 block of Anacapa Street. (05/21/16) 1294 11
Roger reports a hit and run and possible DUI driver who evaded police in the 1800 block of Barker Pass. (05/21/16) 1250 2
Roger reports an assault with a bottle in the 300 Block of State Street. (05/24/16) 1213 8
The Santa Maria Police Department is investigating an attempted murder that took place in the 600 block of E. Tunnell. (05/22/16) 1208 4
Two local children honored local law enforcement by passing out goody bags during National Police Week. [pics] (05/20/16) 1203 10
It was all fun and games at the Calle Real Center Saturday as over 50 non-profits took part in the fifth Annual Caring and Sharing day. [pics] (05/23/16) 1183 add
Roger reports Police are pursuing a vehicle and pulling over a car with a possibly armed suspect in the 1600 block East Cabrillo. (05/23/16) 1164 11
Roger reports a broken water main in the La Cumbre Plaza, the 3800 block of State Street. (05/24/16) 1142 10
Roger reports Santa Barbara Police are pursuing a wanted subject near Pedregosa and State Streets. (05/21/16) 1119 5
Roger reports a stolen vehicle has been stopped by law enforcement at the Santa Claus Lane offramp on Highway 101. (05/19/16) 1063 5
Roger reports a grass fire on the side of the road between Patterson and Fairview. (05/21/16) 1062 8
Roger reports a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at Wentworth and Cota streets. (05/22/16) 1056 6
Roger reports a suspicious subject is following a juvenile female on Wye Road near Via Lucero. (05/18/16) 1048 2
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Ozzy, a little Yorkie mix who will gladly accept a belly rub. (05/22/16) 1039 5
Several law enforcement agencies are at Santa Barbara High School on Wednesday and Thursday as part of the Every 15 Minutes program. [pics] (05/19/16) 1026 3
Subscribers share [vid] and pictures of snakes in their backyards.
updated 8:16 am
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Do any Edhatters know of a local place that develops disposable film? (05/24/16) 984 17
SBIFF: Lynda Weinman has been appointed the new Board President of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. (05/22/16) 981 add
Roger reports a structure fire in the 4200 Block of Hollister Avenue. A patio store has light smoke coming from the attic. (05/20/16) 979 3
Can someone identify this beach/sea creature?
updated 7:00 am
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Photonics advances allow us to be seen across the universe, with major implications for the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, says UCSB physicist Philip Lubin. (05/18/16) 950 10
A vehicle fire on Highway 101 slowed southbound lanes between Las Positas and Mission St exits on Friday morning. (05/21/16) 950 5
Roger reports a vehicle rollover on the 101 northbound at Blueberry Farm in Buellton. (05/20/16) 937 add
Santa Barbara City Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire in the 1700 Block of De La Vina Street Sunday evening. [pics] (05/24/16) 921 1
MUSIC: Jenny breaks down the musical vibes at last weekend's Hammer N Ales event at M.Special Brewery to benefit Habitat for Humanity. (05/22/16) 916 3
TRAVEL: Edhat subscriber Juli is still in Spain, enjoying the views from Calasparra. (05/21/16) 910 1
Rep. Lois Capps and various organizations comment on the PHMSA Final Report of the Refugio Oil Spill by Plains All American Pipeline. (05/20/16) 895 25
According to the Deputy Sheriffs Association, three out of six patrol squads fall below minimum staffing levels. (05/19/16) 893 18
Five local veterans of the Korean War were honored on May 9 at a luncheon and symposium, The Forgotten War: Korea 66 Years On. [pic] (05/19/16) 857 7
Sheriff's Deputies will be conducting a DUI checkpoint in Goleta on Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. (05/21/16) 848 5
Roger reports a bicyclist down on the 900 block of W. Carrillo. (05/18/16) 848 2
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Hal, an awesome senior cat who is a total purr-machine. (05/22/16) 840 10
The Santa Maria Police Department made 4 arrests during a DUI and License Checkpoint on Friday. (05/23/16) 820 6
The Goleta Police Department will step up pedestrian safety enforcement operations Wednesday. (05/18/16) 811 12
Roger reports a possible structure fire in the 6200 block of Cathedral Oaks. (05/18/16) 768 2
Capps' legislation would designate State Street post office in honor of Special Warfare Operator Master Chief Petty Officer Langlois. (05/24/16) 758 27
Downtown Isla Vista will be filled with light for three consecutive nights beginning Thursday, to showcase artwork and remember the tragedy from two years ago. (05/18/16) 750 1
As a part of the world wide "CPR Day" event, local Emergency Medical Service agencies will offer free "hands only" CPR training for members of our community on Wednesday, May 18. (05/18/16) 730 2
It's been two years since the tragedy in Isla Vista and all of us at edhat would like to take a few moments to remember those we've lost in our community. (05/24/16) 713 11
UC Santa Barbara researchers find a correlation between fear of Ebola and xenophobia. (05/21/16) 709 10
Santa Barbara City College's La Playa Stadium track has been scheduled for surface repair and will close from May 31 to July 2. (05/18/16) 690 6
The Solstice Workshop is now open and ready for YOUR participation! (05/19/16) 689 6
The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting a DUI / driver's license checkpoint in the City of Santa Barbara on May 19. (05/18/16) 681 4
Roger reports an injury traffic accident at Anapamu at Salsipuedes. (05/23/16) 654 1
President Obama will award the National Medal of Technology and Innovation to UCSB research professor Arthur Gossard. (05/19/16) 635 2
There will be intermittent overnight ramp closures in both directions of the 101 between Patterson Avenue and Cathedral Oaks Road for the next two weeks. (05/24/16) 612 8
The City of Goleta invites residents to celebrate Public Works Week on Thursday in the Camino Real Marketplace. (05/18/16) 541 3
Roger reports Sheriff's Deputies are in pursuit of a suspect in Santa Maria in the areas of Lamplighter Lane, Tally Ho and Foxenwood. (05/19/16) 537 5
Countywide preventive maintenance application of Scrub Seal and a micro-surfacing project is scheduled to begin May 16. (05/19/16) 510 5
The new "Coast to Coast" Seat Belt Enforcement Effort, starting Monday, aims to increase Click It or Ticket participation and save lives. (05/21/16) 477 8
Osmo, a device that makes water sampling easy and quick, wins the 2016 UCSB Technology Management Program's New Venture Competition. (05/24/16) 406 add
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: The GFWC Town and Country Women's Club of Santa Barbara works to bring relief to children, veterans, and underprivileged members of Santa Barbara County. (05/22/16) 399 1
George Andrew Herold (August 1, 1928 - May 12, 2016) (05/24/16) 387 add
Adelante Charter School held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new garden project. [pics]
updated 7:30 am
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The Santa Barbara Police Department joins others across the nation in honoring fallen officers and their families during National Police Week. (05/18/16) 370 2
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/19/16) 365 add
Project PetSafe is holding a Licensing and Low-cost Vaccination clinic at Solvang Park on Saturday. (05/22/16) 359 2
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/24/16) 330 5
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 05/23/16 (05/24/16) 314 add
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/18/16) 301 add
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/20/16) 275 add
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reminds homeowners to protect their home from wildfires by managing nearby vegetation. (05/24/16) 238 add
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/21/16) 231 add
A subscriber snapped [pics] of a traffic accident that took place on the Fairview offramp on Monday.
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Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive?
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