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Roger has the scanner reports.  What kind of drugs do you all have up there in Mission Canyon? (07/21/16) 17545 6
[Update]: The call reporting a man with a gun in the 1100 block of Edgemound Drive has been resolved. (07/20/16) 13961 86
[Update]: The missing Santa Barbara woman, first reported by an edhat subscriber, has been safely located. (07/21/16) 9603 31
Hope Ranch Beach was closed yesterday and there was a great white shark sighting at Hendrys Beach. Does anyone have details? (07/21/16) 7803 33
HISTORY: A subscriber is wondering if any Edhatters know any of the history behind the peculiar north and western boundaries of the City of SB. [pic] (07/21/16) 5050 8
[Update]:The Santa Barbara Police Department has found the missing elderly woman. [pic] (07/22/16) 4426 23
[Update]: A suicidal female set fire to a motorhome and attempted to barricade inside in the 6600 block of Stagecoach Road on Wednesday afternoon. [pic] (07/22/16) 4181 46
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (07/21/16) 3615 add
Does anyone know why there is a full Forensic team working at a building on Oceano and Cliff? (07/20/16) 3609 19
A subscriber discusses a run-in with Sprouts representatives trying to poach current grocery employees. (07/18/16) 3430 46
Does anyone have a clue what this plant is? The fruit are small and have a mango shaped seed inside. [pics] (07/21/16) 3426 20
An injury hit and run occurred at the Trader Joe's parking lot at 29 South Milpas Street. (07/21/16) 3288 12
The Santa Barbara Unified School District has updated their logo, but not everyone is happy with it. (07/19/16) 3137 52
[Update]: Judging by these [pics], Vons on the Mesa might be opening soon. (07/23/16) 3134 20
Highway 101 southbound was completely stopped part of Monday evening, does anyone know why? (07/19/16) 3056 25
A man is seriously injured after his car crashed approximately 500 feet over the side of Gibraltar Road late Saturday evening. (07/18/16) 2998 14
A subscriber shares a warning about parking temporarily in the white loading zone. Not many surprises on cars are fun (except a gift bow on a new car), especially not tickets. [pics] (07/19/16) 2796 71
I have this bug hanging above my garage door. Any ideas what it is? (07/18/16) 2764 8
Alberto Rodriguez, the owner of United Seal Coating and Slurry Seal, Inc., pled guilty to four counts of fraud. [pic] (07/21/16) 2721 13
[Update]: Identity Released of Suspect Fatally Injured in Officer Involved Shooting with Santa Maria Police Officers (07/22/16) 2661 47
Gulliver, an elderly white-handed gibbon who lived his entire life at the Santa Barbara Zoo, passed away today. [pics] (07/20/16) 2407 15
Can anyone identify this strange looking bird? (07/19/16) 2377 14
Someone with a steady hand and some obvious engineering skills was busy at Campus Point building a cairn. [pics] (07/20/16) 2341 11
[Update]: A fire broke out at Channel City Lumber in Goleta early Saturday evening. (07/17/16) 2293 16
A subscriber noticed an interesting sign that prevents reality TV stars from parking. [pic] (07/23/16) 2217 25
The U.S. Postal Service is considering a sale of downtown Santa Barbara's most iconic building. (07/19/16) 2129 38
What could this plant be? These fascinating flowers are blooming right now in total sand with no water on a ranch. (07/22/16) 2107 29
Suzanne Foley, Principal of Foley Environmental of Santa Barbara, has joined the Board of Directors of the SB Wildlife Care Network. [pic] (07/21/16) 2010 10
Does anyone know what this fast-growing plant is? Could it be from one of Jack's magic beans? (07/20/16) 1986 15
Are other edhatters seeing more black widow spiders outside their houses than usual? (07/19/16) 1983 40
A 3.4 magnitude earthquake struck near Santa Ynez early Sunday morning. (07/18/16) 1943 14
A subscriber reports a dead thresher shark on the beach, what's the best organization to call? (07/20/16) 1936 20
Lauren: An edhat staffer suits up for the Alzheimer's Association Blondes vs. Brunettes flag football game on Saturday. Cheer her on! (07/21/16) 1929 15
Eight people and one dog are displaced after their home caught fire in Old Town Goleta Wednesday evening. (07/21/16) 1905 22
EDBIT: Carpinteria-based Rori's Artisanal Creamery has been named the most popular ice cream shop in California. Yum! (07/17/16) 1902 28
[Update]: The Santa Barbara Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team assisted with the rescue of two stranded hikers at Cathedral Peak. (07/19/16) 1836 9
Which no longer alive Santa Barbaran would you have liked to have known? (07/17/16) 1825 42
A subscriber shares [pics] of the GV Medical Building, or what's left of it. (07/19/16) 1633 5
Roger reports a vehicle struck a pedestrian at the Coast Village Road roundabout. (07/17/16) 1629 15
A subscriber reports a paraglider crashed into a hill below the Douglas Preserve. Pilot appears to be ok, except perhaps their ego. [pic] (07/19/16) 1616 8
Can Edhatters recommend fun things to do in Santa Barbara with a 5 year old? (07/18/16) 1603 25
A subscriber reports the Santa Barbara Airport was blacked out Tuesday night. Does anyone know why? (07/21/16) 1586 20
Food & Culture: Stacey shares food and dining deals that include spicy moscow mule cocktails, cashew chicken lunch specials, and organic quinoa bowls.  (07/17/16) 1562 2
A subscriber reports police activity on San Remo Dr. and Grove Ln., does anyone know what's up? (07/22/16) 1547 21
Roger reports an assault involving a group of teenage girls fighting another group of girls at Ortega and Chapala. (07/21/16) 1528 11
Where can I certify and register an Emotional Support Animal? (07/21/16) 1519 38
Santa Barbara Police Officers' Association released a statement regarding the recent police officer shootings. (07/20/16) 1467 37
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office welcomed 13 new custody deputies and four civilian employees on Monday. [pics] (07/20/16) 1461 7
An appeals court reinstated a lawsuit to protect abalone and other shellfish resources from being ravaged by sea otters in the waters off the Southern California coast. (07/18/16) 1445 21
Curious how California condor chicks like to relax? Check out the live cam. [pics] (07/20/16) 1430 6
A subscriber points out issues for pedestrians when trying to cross Coast Village Road to get to the MTD Bus Stop in Montecito. [pics] (07/18/16) 1419 18
A subscriber shares an update on the construction at the Goleta Beach bridge. [pics] (07/22/16) 1418 10
[Update] Santa Maria Police are investigating an attempted murder shooting that took place on Betteravia Road Thursday afternoon. (07/23/16) 1409 15
[Update]: There was a fatal motorcyclist accident in Orcutt Sunday night. (07/19/16) 1399 3
An adult and two immature egrets posed nicely at the Goleta Slough for an edhat subscriber. [pic] (07/19/16) 1386 15
Roger has the scanner reports.  Reckless 4-Runner driving on the sidewalk on Coast Village Road, going to Starbucks.
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An edhat subscriber snapped [pics] of the large construction project on Hollister that will be home to Goleta's latest big hotel. (07/23/16) 1375 29
Another look back at the dark days of the Sherpa Fire showing what John Wiley calls the SuperPlane. [pics] (07/17/16) 1370 14
Small and large perspectives on the French Festival from head dress and bearded Mona to John Wiley at Saturday's events. [pics] (07/18/16) 1301 5
UC Santa Barbara researchers open The Center for Mindfulness and Human Potential. (07/18/16) 1288 10
Many California recycling centers say while they continue to pay the CRV to customers, the amount they get for is not always enough, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (07/21/16) 1271 28
Did anyone else signed up with the law enforcement alerts not receive a notice about the possible shooting Tuesday afternoon? (07/20/16) 1271 11
Can anyone recommend a good podiatrist in Santa Barbara? (07/22/16) 1261 14
Roger reports an agitated motorcyclist telling police to "just shoot him" while they attempt to talk him down, in Santa Maria at Rice Ranch Road and Highway 101. (07/19/16) 1260 3
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Cheney, who has spent half of his life in the Santa Barbara Shelter. (07/17/16) 1241 12
The Coast Guard rescued 2 adults and 8 Sea Scouts near Santa Rosa Island Tuesday evening. (07/21/16) 1233 6
The National Weather Service has issued a heat and wind advisory through the rest of the week. [pic] (07/21/16) 1228 6
The Santa Barbara Police Department has sworn in Lori Luhnow as their new Chief of Police. (07/20/16) 1208 10
Can someone identify this fancy moth? (07/20/16) 1208 6
Did anyone heard about the brief closure on Highway 101 north at 8:30pm Wednesday? (07/22/16) 1206 5
Patti rocked out at the Goo Goo Dolls concert this weekend and shares her [pics]. (07/19/16) 1206 3
Beach and water recreation from the Miramar to Shoreline Park this weekend in [pics] from John Wiley. (07/19/16) 1150 11
Roger reports a fight near Smart and Final at the Five Points Shopping Center. (07/23/16) 1132 16
Is anyone else experiencing dirty tap water in the downtown area? (07/22/16) 1108 16
KEYT: A controversial bill that would allow the Chumash Indian Tribe to transfer hundreds of acres of land in the Santa Ynez Valley into tribal sovereignty has cleared a major hurdle in Congress. (07/18/16) 1102 53
A subscriber wonders, what's the best place in town to buy French Country Pate (aka Pate de Campagne)? (07/19/16) 1081 16
Local track athlete Barbara Nwaba is headed to Rio de Janeiro to compete in the Heptathlon during the Summer Olympics. (07/18/16) 1076 5
Ganna Walska Lotusland receives an $1.8 Million Japanese Garden Grant from the Hind Foundation. [pic] (07/17/16) 1069 11
Roger reports an injured hiker near the fire access road below the Gibraltar reservoir. (07/18/16) 1053 10
David celebrates the lovely Southern Magnolia, with Santa Barbara Beautiful's Tree-of-the-Month. (07/17/16) 1047 8
Roger reports a possible assault with neck injury on the Eastside in the first block of La Cadena. (07/19/16) 1041 11
Where is a good place in the Santa Barbara area to get a watch strap replaced? (07/22/16) 1011 21
A man was air lifted from the hillside near Highway 1 and Highway 246 around 5:30pm Tuesday evening, suffering from severe dehydration. (07/20/16) 1003 4
Does anyone have tips or referrals on how to make a table from salvaged wood? (07/23/16) 994 9
A power outage around Old Town Goleta affected approximately 470 customers Thursday afternoon. (07/22/16) 983 4
The bridge entrance to Goleta Beach Park will receive a $4.86 million renovation after years of deterioration. (07/17/16) 970 14
Roger reports a stolen vehicle described as a 2002 dark blue Buick with North Dakota Plates JHH348 and major front end damage. (07/17/16) 958 14
Roger reports a 2007 white Volvo was stolen in the 200 Block of West Alamar. (07/20/16) 924 13
The Scaly-breasted munias are back! Check your feeders and happy birding. [pic] (07/23/16) 908 5
An edhat subscriber needs to have a seismic shutoff valve installed. Can anyone recommend someone who can do this? (07/18/16) 901 6
Casablanca was shown during the movies at the Courthouse on Friday night. [pics] (07/17/16) 900 1
Roger reports a possible structure fire in the 1800 block of Bath Street. (07/17/16) 871 7
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Harmony, a super friendly silver tabby. (07/17/16) 870 3
The French Festival was back in a big way for 2016! Steve Hoegerman, who created the Festival in 1988, was still running the show. (07/22/16) 860 2
Roger reports an Ocean Rescue near the 6600 Block of Del Playa in Goleta during the evening of July 19th. (07/20/16) 843 1
Roger reports a semi-truck caught fire on Highway 101 northbound at Highway 1 near Buellton. (07/22/16) 800 3
[Update]: The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Santa Barbara County from 3 pm Friday July 22 to midnight Saturday July 23, 2016. (07/22/16) 784 add
Roger has the scanner reports.   I doubt I will ever figure out the name of every street, Road, Drive, or Way in Santa Barbara. About the time I do, they will build 10 more. (07/23/16) 781 14
The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has closed temporarily due to the Red Flag Warning. (07/23/16) 766 8
Is anyone else in the San Roque area experiencing plumbing issues? (07/23/16) 735 6
The Santa Barbara Police Department Plans Crosswalk Enforcement Operations for Santa Barbara on Monday, July 18, 2016 (07/17/16) 717 7
Can someone recommend a person who can make and reupholster a mini bike seat? (07/20/16) 700 9
Betty L. Richardson (1927 - July 8, 2016) (07/19/16) 693 add
The Sea Center implements funding from the Santa Barbara County’s Coastal Resource Enhancement Fund to upgrade their Shark Cove. [pics] (07/18/16) 680 6
Santa Barbara Police will be conducting a Driver's License and DUI Checkpoint within city limits on Friday evening. (07/23/16) 672 4
The Fuel Depot on Fairview Ave. is seeking approval for the demolition and new construction of their convenience store and gas station. (07/23/16) 660 6
Roger reports a small brush fire on Highway 101 northbound, just north of Highway 246 near Buellton. (07/21/16) 654 3
The Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management has partnered with fire officials to create a text messaging system for local residents when a Red Flag Warning is issued. (07/20/16) 643 1
Roger reports an injury traffic accident involving a motorcyclist down in the 800 block of North Milpas. (07/22/16) 637 2
UCSB physicist Andrea Young almost gave up on the research for which he has now received the 2016 McMillan Award. (07/19/16) 613 2

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