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[Update]: The Rey Fire is now at 23,546 acres and containment is at 20% in Santa Barbara's Los Padres National Forest. (08/22/16) 75289 197
[Update]: The Rey Fire reached 33,006 acres and is 39% contained in the Los Padres National Forest in Santa Barbara County.
updated 9:15 am
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[Updated]: Edhat subscribers share [pics] and video of the Rey Fire in the Los Padres National Forest in Santa Barbara County. (08/23/16) 9385 11
[Update]: A bird flying into a power line caused the Bar Fire off Refugio Road on Wednesday. It was fully contained at 17.9 acres. (08/26/16) 8794 57
[Update]: A woman was arrested Sunday for DUI after she caused a multi-vehicle, injury traffic collision by driving the wrong way on the 101. (08/23/16) 7818 53
[Update]: Edhat subscribers captured [pics] of a boat that washed ashore on East Beach earlier this week. (08/20/16) 4988 25
Two Sheriff's Deputies working in Carpinteria were treated and released from Cottage Hospital after a violent attack by a burglary suspect. [mug] (08/22/16) 4444 32
A subscriber shares a unique parking sign [pic] from a busy lot on De La Vina. (08/23/16) 4225 33
A subscriber shares [pics] from White Rock, which is where the Rey Fire was believed to start. (08/24/16) 3879 20
Does anyone know what these chalk dots are for on the pavement? [pics] (08/24/16) 3735 27
Is it legal for a landlord to threaten raising rent costs due to a tenant's water usage? (08/20/16) 3688 30
What's up with all the police cars on Cathedral Oaks at Highway 154? (08/24/16) 3546 33
A 24-year-old Solvang man died after his truck collided with a tree on Santa Barbara Avenue early Saturday morning. (08/21/16) 3137 2
A subscriber noticed a cave on the east side of Goleta pier and explored. [pics] (08/26/16) 3081 18
[Updated]: An air quality watch remains in effect for Santa Barbara County due to the Rey Fire. (08/23/16) 3073 17
I was wondering if anyone knows why all of the Coastal Oak Trees along Cabrillo Blvd below the cemetery are all dead? (08/24/16) 3016 27
Mark shares an aerial view of Hollister Ranch. [pic] (08/23/16) 3015 34
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department confirms that a Santa Barbara County resident has tested positive for Zika virus infection. (08/26/16) 2975 23
Edhat subscribers are reporting two distinct plumes coming from the Rey Fire on Saturday afternoon. (08/21/16) 2833 5
Has anyone else had a strange experience with reports of their vitals at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital? (08/26/16) 2801 41
Does anyone know why there is a large group of police in the Goleta area around Placer? (08/25/16) 2651 6
Following an incident involving a laser strike of a Coast Guard member, the Coast Guard reminds the public of the significant hazards caused by laser strikes. (08/23/16) 2610 13
A subject who was stuck on the side of a cliff in Carpinteria was rescued by SBC Search and Rescue members on Monday evening. [pics] (08/24/16) 2364 7
Roger reports a dog is stuck on the cliffside of the Douglas Family Preserve. [pic] (08/25/16) 2295 34
It's World Photo Day so get out and snap a pic! (08/20/16) 2269 10
Sansum Clinic will be relocating its Urgent Care services from 51 Hitchcock Way to 215 Pesetas Lane on Sunday, August 28, 2016. (08/23/16) 2259 24
A Santa Maria man was arrested after a search warrant found illegal guns and drugs inside a home. [mug] (08/23/16) 2145 8
Mesa Vons will hold its grand opening on August 31st after a complete remodel and brand change from Albertsons. (08/23/16) 2079 21
One person was arrested for agreeing to purchase alcohol for a minor in a decoy operation. (08/20/16) 2062 27
The Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help in identifying two suspects involved in a burglary at Keg n' Bottle in Isla Vista on Saturday. [pics] (08/22/16) 2042 3
A subscriber wonders if edhatters can identify this tropical Hawaiian fish. (08/24/16) 2041 14
Roger reports a full Hazmat Response in the 4400 Block of Calle Real. (08/25/16) 2029 14
A DUI Checkpoint is scheduled for Friday evening in Goleta and increased checkpoints through September 5th. [pic] (08/20/16) 2018 19
There are two Zika Virus related infections reported in the Santa Barbara and Ventura County areas. (08/21/16) 1996 6
A subscriber reminds motorists of a large bike ride scheduled from Ventura to Santa Barbara on Saturday. (08/20/16) 1963 42
It's another cool and smoke-free day in space, and that's where John Wiley got these images of our fire. [pics] (08/21/16) 1918 10
Does anyone know what this white film is on the water below Stearn's Wharf? (08/22/16) 1882 14
The Montecito Fire Protection Unit informs the community that the pyrocumulus cloud makes the Rey Fire look like it's behind Montecito, but it's not. (08/22/16) 1788 8
Can edhatters identify these purple plants? They look out of this world! (08/26/16) 1759 7
A subscriber reminds residents to look out for falling trees as the drought weakens them. [pics] (08/25/16) 1737 17
Can edhatters ID a plant? When healthy, it produces tiny red flower clusters. (08/23/16) 1704 4
HISTORY: A subscriber shares a Cox Cable menu from 1987, which shows the simplicity of the good old days of TV. (08/22/16) 1696 15
Is Santa Barbara high going back to school tomorrow? A subscriber noticed their board had not been updated and wants to confirm. (08/22/16) 1618 8
Due to ongoing wildfires, extremely dry vegetation and very high fire danger, Level IV fire restrictions will go into effect beginning today. (08/24/16) 1615 6
Roger reports law enforcement is pursuing a black Camry that's driving eastbound on SR-154. (08/26/16) 1588 24
Food & Culture: Stacey shares some new local dining deals as well as oldies but goodies, like cheddar, bacon and chive biscuits, $8 lunch specials, a classic BLAT sandwich, and of course, tacos! (08/21/16) 1537 1
Local hikers are heading to Norway to hike for Santa Barbara teens in recovery. [pics] (08/21/16) 1535 7
Roger has the scanner reports. "Will I sure hope they get a handle on this fire and knock it down quickly." (08/20/16) 1513 4
New Police Chief Lori Lunhow agrees to consistent implicit bias training for the Santa Barbara Police Department. [pic] (08/26/16) 1495 14
A subscriber reports a traffic accident off SR-217 near UCSB. (08/22/16) 1479 14
Can edhatters identify this colorful crawly bug? (08/22/16) 1455 12
Does anyone know why they removed the crosswalk between Storke and Whittier? (08/25/16) 1349 7
A Santa Maria man on probation was arrested for being in possession of weapons after a compliance search. [mug] (08/25/16) 1298 12
Roger reports a vehicle and motorcycle accident near the west end of Goleta Beach. (08/20/16) 1298 2
Santa Barbara Beautiful's Tree-of-the-Month for August is the spectacular Gold Medallion Tree. (08/21/16) 1269 7
Can anyone identify this wall-loving cricket-ish bug? (08/26/16) 1238 9
Roger reports a combative transient in the tunnel under Coast Village Road at Butterfly Beach near Channel Drive. (08/26/16) 1215 17
Last week at the Goleta Beach Bridge Project: continued slough protection and pile installation. [pics] (08/23/16) 1194 9
Roger has the scanner reports.  Camel Day and we’re still smoking(08/25/16) 1126 11
Roger has the scanner reports.  Thank Dog for all the Firefighters out there fighting all these wildfires.  (08/23/16) 1106 10
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Jenna, a red husky who will run away with your heart. (08/21/16) 1088 12
Santa Maria Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle traffic collision. (08/22/16) 1085 add
Hugh captured a stunning [pic] of an Osprey catching dinner at Goleta Beach.
updated 8:00 am
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Roger reports a possible structure fire in the 1800 Block of Jelinda Drive in Montecito. (08/20/16) 1049 6
Roger reports two vehicles are involved in an injury traffic accident on Victoria and Laguna Street. (08/23/16) 1018 5
Dave provides some [pics] and an update on the flora out at Campus Point. (08/22/16) 1008 11
Roger reports a traffic hazard with multiple bicyclists blocking the northbound lanes of Highways 192/150. (08/21/16) 1006 15
Tom has something to take the edge off for restless surfers - a collection of great photos from last winter. (08/21/16) 998 2
A pedestrian safety enforcement operation is planned for Thursday in Goleta. [pic] (08/25/16) 983 19
A subscriber noticed a lot of baby lizards are running around. [pic]
updated 7:32 am
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Roger reports an unknown incident involving Santa Barbara Sheriff's Deputy who sustained injuries near 3892 Via Real in Carpinteria. (08/21/16) 964 13
Roger reports a traffic accident on Highway 101 southbound at Evans. A vehicle went through a guard rail near the railroad tracks. (08/20/16) 916 9
Roger reports a strong arm robbery in Isla Vista near Pardall and Madrid. (08/20/16) 912 6
Can edhatters identify this tree and the type of fruit it grows?
updated 7:10 am
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Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting a DUI enforcement throughout Labor Day weekend. (08/24/16) 861 10
Have any edhatters put on a successful slosh ball game in town for friends? (08/21/16) 857 14
The Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy is going to be featured in a PBS NOVA special airing September 14th. [vid] (08/21/16) 853 2
Roger reports a structure fire investigation at 6750 El Colegio Road in Isla Vista. (08/25/16) 826 1
Does anyone know what construction work is going on at Miramonte Drive? (08/26/16) 817 9
Roger has the scanner reports. A woman with blue hair shoving bicycles into a ravine off East Valley Road.
updated 7:00 am
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CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Sundance, a sweet mother with beautiful green eyes. (08/21/16) 771 4
The Santa Maria Police Department provides the results of their DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on Saturday. (08/22/16) 750 6
Roger reports a 1998 green Honda CDV was stolen from the 300 block Of Oliver Road. (08/22/16) 736 4
John Robert (J.R., Bob) Haller (1930 - August 17, 2016) (08/25/16) 720 5
Santa Barbara Police traffic officers are focusing on school zone and school bus related traffic enforcement to protect local school children. (08/24/16) 714 25
A suspected transient robbed a woman with a broken bottle as she walked in Isla Vista on Friday afternoon. (08/21/16) 707 2
Sen. Jackson's bill to increase the public's confidence in autopsies passed off the Senate floor and heads to the Governor. (08/26/16) 682 12
Conservation ecologist Douglas McCauley and UCSB colleagues lay out a set of guidelines for how de-extinction can be made more ecologically responsible. (08/25/16) 677 5
William Francis (Bill) Shinn (February 1, 1934 - August 17, 2016) (08/25/16) 607 add
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Explore Ecology is an environmental education and arts nonprofit located in downtown Santa Barbara. (08/21/16) 576 1
A Class Action Motion for Certification was filed against Plains All American Pipeline for people hurt by the 2015 Refugio Oil Spill. (08/26/16) 570 1
COUNT: One edhatter won tickets to see Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals for guessing the closest number of athletes at our local beaches. (08/21/16) 568 1
Geoffrey R. Johnson (June 30, 1936 - July 26, 2016) (08/22/16) 561 add
The public is invited to the NZO Joint Committee meeting for review of the draft Module 3: Administration, Parking, and Temporary Uses on August 29 (08/20/16) 560 5
Gerald S. Thede (June 30, 1928 - August 7, 2016) (08/22/16) 541 1
Roger reports sirens on the east side, responding to food on the stove inside a home. (08/26/16) 531 3
Free spay or neuter surgeries to Santa Barbara County cats at select agencies during the month of September. (08/26/16) 506 14
The Los Padres National Forest issued a closure order of the Rey Fire area to the public.
updated 9:37 am
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KEYT: A scheduled annual water release from Cachuma Lake to down stream users in the Santa Ynez Valley will end earlier than last year.
updated 9:08 am
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Caltrans plans to close Highway 101 on-ramps and off-ramps at Mussel Shoals and La Conchita for two nights during the next two weeks. (08/25/16) 463 3
Roger reports a broken gas pipe at Indio Muerto and CaƱada Street. (08/26/16) 442 2
Wilma Lee Scholl Lewis (April 2, 1925 - August 12, 2016) (08/21/16) 417 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 08/25/16 (08/26/16) 332 add
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (08/20/16) 324 add
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (08/24/16) 307 add
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (08/25/16) 288 2
Rep. Capps honors the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on Thursday. (08/26/16) 268 add
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (08/23/16) 267 add
Doris Beverly Roberts (May 6, 1924 - August 20, 2016)
updated 9:06 am
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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? (08/26/16) 222 add

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