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[Update]: Two earthquakes hit the Santa Barbara area on Sunday morning. (04/24/17) 15951 56
[Update]: CHP released the identify of the Buellton woman who was pronounced dead after a traffic accident on Highway 101 near Gaviota Tuesday morning. (04/20/17) 5403 6
[Update]: Domestic Solutions comments on the homicide suspect arrested in Santa Maria following the death of 28 year old Elyse Marie Erwin [mug] (04/25/17) 4403 31
[Update]: The stolen seven-month-old puppy Riley has been returned to Santa Maria Animal Shelter. (04/20/17) 3920 49
Roger reports a stabbing on State Street in front of Santa Barbara Brewing Company. (04/23/17) 3449 21
The Independent: Dangerously high levels of copper have been detected in the plumbing systems of three upscale condominium complexes in downtown Santa Barbara. (04/21/17) 3239 38
Roger reports a child was bitten by a seal at Leadbetter Beach. (04/24/17) 3196 37
Roger reports sexual assault in the Cottage Hospital ER (04/21/17) 2923 3
John writes a letter to the City of Santa asking officials to do something about the vagrant activity downtown. (04/22/17) 2478 80
An edhat reader witnessed a good deed as a FedEx delivery driver went above and beyond to help a local elderly woman. (04/20/17) 2449 21
Santa Barbara City College announces the selection of Dr. Monalisa Hasson to be the next Vice President of Human Resources. Dr. Hasson will begin July 1. (04/24/17) 2364 3
Does anyone know what's going on at the lower west side with a major police presence? (04/20/17) 2337 15
There are several ambulances around the Fairview area, does anyone know why? (04/25/17) 2302 10
Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a head on collision on SR-154 at Windy Gap, near Painted Cave. (04/20/17) 2275 15
Kevin spotted two surfers attempting to share the same board. [pic] (04/23/17) 2220 16
Roger reports a subject may have fallen from an overpass on Highway 101 northbound at Bailard. (04/24/17) 2180 8
A Santa Barbara fishing crew rescued two stranded kayakers off the coast of Goleta on Easter Sunday. (04/21/17) 2147 19
Zipcar's car sharing service gives Santa Barbara residents and visitors on-demand access to a vehicle, encouraging a car-lite or car-free lifestyle (04/20/17) 2050 40
Who can dispose of a dead marine mammal that washed up on private property? (04/24/17) 2040 30
An edhat subscriber shares this psychedelic [pic] of balance at Haskell's Beach (04/22/17) 2030 20
Venoco filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday and announced plans to decommission Platform Holly and the South Ellwood Oil Field. (04/20/17) 2000 53
 Santa Barbara Sheriff's Special Enforcement Team was utilized to arrest potentially armed and dangerous wanted subject. [pics] (04/21/17) 1957 18
Local CHP officers help an elderly man return home and connect him to his wife in the hospital after he was found out of gas on the shoulder in Gaviota. [pics] (04/21/17) 1844 28
A reader sent a photo of a mushroom impostor that turned out to be a carefully crafted tree stump. [pic] (04/20/17) 1799 5
The Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra faces suspension of operations for 2017-18 season. (04/26/17) 1786 17
The City of Santa Barbara reports a decline in Transient Occupancy Tax (04/25/17) 1693 23
Kids will be kids, even gray whale calves. Check out these [pics] from a reader. (04/26/17) 1672 7
Does anyone know the readiness of the desal plant operation(04/20/17) 1645 31
Roger gives a play-by-play of the March for Science protest happening on State Street. (04/23/17) 1643 54
Roger reports reckless motorcyclists on Highway 101 southbound approaching Turnpike toward La Cumbre, evading Police. (04/24/17) 1634 15
Curtis captured amazing drone [vid] over the Santa Barbara Harbor. (04/26/17) 1633 15
Subscribers send [pics] celebrating the earth in sunny Santa Barbara. (04/24/17) 1632 11
An estimated 3,000 people Marched for Science in Santa Barbara on Saturday as part of a national movement. (04/26/17) 1602 43
Roger reports a potentially violent squatter is refusing to leave the premises in the 700 block of De La Vina. (04/23/17) 1578 13
Two kayakers were rescued off Campus Point and treated for hypothermia on Sunday afternoon. (04/24/17) 1523 14
A reader witnessed a car fire on the La Cumbre Overpass around 10:00 a.m. Saturday. [pics] (04/23/17) 1513 7
Lucy shares photos of her recently bloomed hybrid poppies. [pics] (04/20/17) 1493 10
Astronomy: Chuck catches a close flyby of 2014 JO25, a 4,270 foot asteriod that crossed Santa Barbara skies Wednesday night.  (04/23/17) 1465 13
Local law enforcement helped the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department search the Lake Cachuma area for a missing 5-year-old boy. [pic] (04/26/17) 1413 3
Has anyone hiked the backside of Cold Springs Trail down to Mono Camp(04/25/17) 1401 6
Roger reports a suspicious female subject asking elderly customers at Wells Fargo bank to withdraw money for her. (04/26/17) 1393 11
Edhat readers share [pics] of "hummingbird moths" and black skimmer sea birds. (04/20/17) 1347 12
Edhat subscribers share colorful [pics] of Santa Barbara sights found this morning (04/25/17) 1345 5
A subscriber reports the Historic Landmarks Commission denied the proposed conversion of residential units to permanent commercial space for use as a short term vacation rental. (04/21/17) 1341 20
Alumni Kim and Jack Johnson collaborated with UCSB's Edible Campus Program to create a teaching farm to promote sustainability and feed students in need. (04/23/17) 1317 4
La Casa de Maria Retreat and Conference Center has been awarded a $940,000 grant by the California State Wildlife Conservation Board. [pic] (04/24/17) 1291 17
Roger reports a citizen following a burglary suspect on the 101 NB (04/21/17) 1260 14
An 18,000 square foot office building was recently sold in Carpinteria for $6.5 million (04/24/17) 1239 4
A Ventura motorcyclist is injured after collided with a van on Highway 101 northbound near SR-150 on Wednesday morning. (04/20/17) 1182 13
Is anyone experiencing more spider bites than normal? (04/22/17) 1164 16
Do edhatters know what the noise ordinance is in the Mission Canyon area? (04/23/17) 1140 14
Santa Barbara Unified School District will be debuting it's new plant-based meat-free menu at the Earth Day Festival. [pic] (04/23/17) 1113 30
James Patrick DeLarvin (November 11, 1970 - April 8, 2017) (04/20/17) 1113 2
Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network is experiencing a high volume of intakes of red-throated and Pacific loons, potentially due to domoic acid poisoning. [pics] (04/23/17) 1080 5
A reader captured [pics] of a local seabird overseeing a fisherman at the Harbor. (04/23/17) 1078 6
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department issued a "beach closed" notice at Goleta Beach in response to a spill of untreated sewage. [pic]
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On April 29th, all adult dog, cat, and rabbit adoption fees will be waived in an effort to Clear Our Shelters. (04/26/17) 1052 21
Max shares another Airport landing [vid] with interesting ground fog. (04/20/17) 1051 5
An edhat reader shares his [pics] of a sea lion sighting during his walk on Goleta beach. (04/22/17) 1046 8
Roger reports a suspicious subject in front of Marshalls in the 900 block of State Street was telling people he has a gun. (04/21/17) 1036 14
Roger has the scanner reports. "Summer is coming and so is a little more crime, so you gotta hang on to your stuff, especially when you're shopping." (04/25/17) 1030 8
Roger reports a possible structure fire at 1801 De La Vina (04/20/17) 1026 10
Approximately 3,000 to 5,000 people gathered in Da La Guerra Plaza on Saturday for the Santa Barbara version of the March for Science. (04/25/17) 997 31
Channel Technologies Group of Goleta announced their three divisions were sold. Do edhatters know what will happen to the employees? (04/23/17) 986 3
Max shares an aerial [pic] of the Gaviota Coast. (04/23/17) 977 8
A dog passed away during a structure fire in Buellton early Sunday morning. (04/24/17) 975 6
Do readers know anything about the search for a suspect on Brandon and San Como Way in Goleta? (04/22/17) 972 1
Two juvenile suspects were arrested for robbing the Walmart at 1739 S. Victoria and attacking the manager, causing minor injuries. (04/21/17) 966 2
Roger has the scanner reports.  Even if someone thinks the police could use a little exercise and they are only trying to help them out, it's not smart to run away. (04/20/17) 948 2
The US Highway 101/Linden Casitas Interchanges Project in Carpinteria will result in a highway closure this week. (04/25/17) 947 5
Roger reports assault with a knife brandishing in the 600 block of Anacapa. (04/20/17) 910 4
EDBIT: Earth day has deep roots in our local history and is a celebration observed by countries all over the world. Read more on how you can celebrate locally. (04/22/17) 895 11
Edhatters share [pics] of spring flowers, beaches, and lovely spider webs. (04/21/17) 883 4
Roger has the scanner reports. "People are good at many things. I have always been good at being a Screw-Up and that is fine by me." (04/22/17) 861 5
Congressman Carbajal toured local affordable housing properties with the Housing Authority to bring information to his colleagues in Washington on the importance of funding affordable housing. [pics] (04/23/17) 852 22
Mary Jo Little (August 11,1954 - April 14, 2017) (04/26/17) 852 add
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Parker, a ball of energy that will steal your heart with kisses! (04/23/17) 850 3
The County of Santa Barbara Solid Waste Division's Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project has been halted indefinitely, due to a major land use processing error committed by the County.
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NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Hospice of Santa Barbara, a volunteer organization, will support local care of first responders and caregivers through community education and outreach programs.  (04/23/17) 805 add
Roger reports a structure fire at 4280 Calle Real. (04/24/17) 782 4
The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting pedestrian crosswalk directed enforcement operations on Friday, April 28, 2017 (04/26/17) 766 7
Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider held a press conference on Monday, joining mayors across the nation, in support of the Federal Community Development Block Grant Program. (04/20/17) 737 10
Roger reports a structure fire in progress in the 6600 Block of Picasso in Isla Vista. (04/21/17) 727 6
Roger reports a gas leak in the 500 block of Bath Street. (04/25/17) 726 2
A new wine tasting area, retail space, and music venue is slated for the corner of Avenue of Flags and Highway 246 in Buellton. (04/21/17) 724 12
Congressman Salud Carbajal held a town hall at UC Santa Barbara Monday evening to address environmental concerns, education, and immigration. (04/22/17) 719 16
Roger reports a vegetation fire on Highway 101 southbound near the Patterson onramp. (04/21/17) 719 1
Susan Ellis Delong (d. April 11, 2017) (04/20/17) 712 add
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Spectre, a true gentlemen who loves resting his paw on your leg while enjoying scratches and pets (04/23/17) 710 2
Roger reports a vehicle on fire in the 4500 block of Foothill. (04/26/17) 678 1
Roger reports a domestic violence incident over child custody on the 5100 block of Hollister.
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Roger has the scanner reports. "On Hollister at Walnut, male and female subjects drinking, in their 50's with walkers."
updated 7:00 am
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Margaret Marini Griffin (July 1, 1945- April 7, 2017) (04/24/17) 632 1
Linden and Casitas Pass Update: Pile driving for center support over crossing is complete, the settlement period for Linden bridge embankment has begun, and grading for the new Carpinteria Creek bridge continues.  (04/22/17) 612 1
Roger reports a bicyclist down at the corner of Northridge and Foothill. (04/21/17) 601 1
Roger reports an injury traffic accident on Highway 101 northbound near the Salinas exit. (04/26/17) 593 4
MUSIC: Jenny attended Phantogram's energetic and sultry performance at the Arlington this week.  (04/23/17) 579 1
Roger reports an injury due to a traffic accident at Chapala and Anapamu. (04/21/17) 576 3
Check out these beautiful beach [pics] sunrise photos sent in by our subscribers.
updated 7:03 am
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SoCal Edison and the Santa Barbara Police Department have seen an increase in a telephone scam that targets customers of the utility service provider.
updated 7:01 am
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Anyone know where I can pickup a print copy of the NY Times? (04/23/17) 511 7
Limón bill will require chemical transparency in oil and gas wells in order to provide more accountability to the public. (04/26/17) 508 9
The Santa Barbara Grand Jury concludes the use of body cameras provides greater transparency for the public and law enforcement. (04/20/17) 505 5
Montecito Water District's Board of Directors convened on Tuesday to purchase groundwater storage, revise urban management plans, and implement infrastructure replacement plans. (04/21/17) 481 add
Caltrans will perform emergency tree removal on SR-192 at SR-150 (Casitas Pass Road) on Tuesday through Friday. (04/26/17) 474 8
Healthy People Healthy Trails is a local version of ParkRx, a day that romotes the growing movement of doctors prescribing outdoor activity in parks and nature to their patients to improve health. (04/23/17) 427 add
The City of Goleta shares an update on a new park for Old Town Goleta.
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Santa Barbara City College has been selected to participate in the California Guided Pathways Project. (04/24/17) 410 add
Roger reports the Sheriff's Office was involved in a foot pursuit on West Gate and Betteravia in Santa Maria. (04/26/17) 398 16
It's the last day for eligible citizens to register to vote for the Isla Vista Recreation and Park District Special Election. (04/25/17) 384 1

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