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Updated with CHP press release: Edhat subscribers are reporting a fatal car accident on Highway 154 at Painted Cave with helicopters circling the area. (08/26/14) 7920 34
Updated with CHP press release: A fatal accident occurred north of Bates Road at 10:40 pm Wednesday resulting in the death of a 16-year-old Santa Barbara student. (08/29/14) 6728 22
The Fess Parker Doubletree was investigated and found in violation of regulations related to its poisoning of up to roughly 21 protected bird species. (08/26/14) 5552 125
Does anyone know who was on the United plane from Denver yesterday? Passengers disembarked to find SUVs with FBI type agents waiting. (08/29/14) 5459 32
Updated with More Pics: An edhatter was down at East Beach documenting today's crazy swell. [pic] (08/28/14) 5338 20
Updated with photos: Roger reports an out of control vehicle at Lazy Acres grocery store. It is unknown if there are any injuries. (08/31/14) 3966 25
The Independent: Tenants in the popular Funk Zone location at 22 Anacapa Street were given eviction notices last week. (08/26/14) 3511 17
Santa Barbara photographer Fritz Olenberger was at the breakwater today capturing folks getting soaked by the crashing waves caused by Hurricane Marie. [pics] (08/28/14) 3495 6
A subscriber sent in some photos of a surfing traffic jam at Shoreline Point. [pics] (08/27/14) 3398 14
Several wealthy Montecito residents have reportedly been trucking in water during the drought. (08/30/14) 3393 96
Sheriff Deputies have arrested an armed and suicidal subject in Isla Vista on Wednesday afternoon. (08/29/14) 3116 26
The high tide reached the volleyball nets at Goleta Beach overnight. [pic] (08/28/14) 3068 11
Imagine a Corvette with wings, and that's what John Wiley saw parked at SBA today. [pics] (08/28/14) 2815 7
A subscriber shares drone [vid] of surfers at the Harbor and Jon Shafer shares pictures of swelltastic surf. (08/30/14) 2659 18
Is it legal to ride a bicycle on the sidewalk? (08/27/14) 2642 65
John Palminteri shares some treasures that the waves brought to the surface. [pics] (08/29/14) 2545 7
John Palminteri reports the damage Hurricane Marie caused at Goleta Beach County Park. [pics] (08/29/14) 2544 9
What are my rights as an employee when my employer does not pay me on pay day? (08/28/14) 2492 22
Edhat subscribers share photos and [vid] of the waves and surf brought in by Hurricane Marie. (08/29/14) 2476 6
Who sells the best tuna salad sandwich in Santa Barbara or Goleta? (08/29/14) 2383 38
Today on Jesusita trail there was a king snake eating a western fence lizard. [pic] (08/29/14) 2376 21
Roger the Scanner Guy reports a rollover traffic accident in front of 2981 Cliff Drive across from the Allen Road entrance to Hendry's Beach. (08/27/14) 2254 13
A subscriber was in Manhattan Beach and noticed this sign about bicycles. [pic] (08/28/14) 2232 18
Roger reports a dog in distress has been rescued from a hot vehicle after a reporting party called in. (08/30/14) 2210 45
A subscriber sent us a couple of photos from his day at Breakwater, Brophy Bros, and Sandspit. (08/28/14) 2199 8
Can anyone explain what is happening to my lime tree? [pic] (08/27/14) 2174 22
SBSO are looking for a missing at-risk subject at the southern edge of Goleta and More Mesa. (08/31/14) 2168 10
The Law Offices of James P. Segall-Gutierrez filed a complaint for damages for several individuals negligently identified as gang members by City of SB. (08/27/14) 2029 34
What free fun events and activities are happening in the greater Santa Barbara area this Labor Day weekend? (08/29/14) 2018 16
John Palminteri reports that after years of debate, design and construction, new lanes on Highway 101 from Carpinteria to Ventura are about to open. (08/26/14) 1997 26
At approximately 8:15 pm Monday, I saw a circular bright white light/object slowly moving across the sky from NNE to NE. Did anyone else see this? (08/27/14) 1949 17
Are sheriffs deputies allowed to intervene as collection agencies? (08/26/14) 1874 25
Roger reports an attempted kidnapping by a disoriented man wearing a blue mechanics shirt, he tried to take a 9-year-old girl. (08/28/14) 1827 1
Roger reports a hazardous investigation into people lighting floating lanterns at the end of Linden Carp State Beach. (08/31/14) 1826 15
A subscriber noticed that their orange tree may have a disease that is killing the tree. Any ideas on the cause or remedies would be appreciated. [pics] (08/26/14) 1821 17
COUNT: With the recent influx of waves, Ed decided to count surfers at Leadbetter. Can you guess how many were in the water? (08/30/14) 1796 NA
EDBIT: Happy National Dog Day! How are you celebrating? Send in pics of your pooch. (08/27/14) 1750 18
A subscriber needs to see a dentist and wants to consult one who works with fearful adults. Any recommendations? (08/26/14) 1749 46
An edhatter is fed up with the current harbor parking - or lack thereof - and is wondering if the community shares his feelings. (08/28/14) 1732 44
Roger has the scanner reports. 3 Bicyclists down in the area of Green Well and Ortega Hill. (08/26/14) 1718 11
A subscriber reports some water wasting at the Santa Barbara Airport. [pics] (08/31/14) 1691 30
I had no idea how expensive calculators are! Is there a place in town to rent one for the school year or a company who loans them out to students? (08/29/14) 1672 26
Edhat subscribers are reporting a power outage in the Noleta area from Fairview to Hwy 154. (09/01/14) 1672 7
This past Sunday our Sierra Club group hiked from the Romero Canyon trail to the Buena Vista trail to the "hidden benches". [pics] (08/26/14) 1661 7
Roger reports kayakers in distress off El Capitan State Beach. (08/31/14) 1657 6
A subscriber saw a group of parrots this morning making a racket in the trees near their home on San Roque and Foothill. (08/29/14) 1615 26
John Wilson pled no contest to four felony counts of grand theft of aqua-cultural product, District Attorney Joyce Dudley announced. [pic] (08/28/14) 1599 5
UC Santa Barbara jumped seven spots in this year's National Universities Rankings by Washington Monthly magazine. (08/26/14) 1599 4
A subscriber sent some photos of the surging surf spawning a shimmering sunset. (08/28/14) 1565 1
Santa Barbara Sheriff's have released the autopsy report of the body of a man found in Guadalupe last week. (08/26/14) 1560 5
John Palminteri reports that a boat washed ashore, but no other major impacts here from Hurricane Marie. [pics] (08/28/14) 1499 3
Ernest Salomon shares information on Measure S and explains why he thinks you should vote no. (08/27/14) 1498 65
The Restaurant Guy says that R+D Kitchen, an offshoot of the Houston restaurant chain, plans to open a location on Coast Village Road. (08/29/14) 1496 25
In July 2014 officers from the Santa Barbara Police Department made 47 arrests for driving under the influence violations. (08/27/14) 1493 9
POWDRELL: David Powdrell shares images of waves generated by Hurricane Marie from a slightly different perspective. (08/31/14) 1492 10
Assembly Bill 1014 has passed the final hurdle in the Senate, on a 23-8 vote, and now goes to the Assembly to be heard in the Committee on Public Safety. [pic] (08/28/14) 1468 28
Astronomy: This Friday was the anniversary of one of the most important discoveries in the history of astronomy, which took place 150 years ago. (08/31/14) 1465 13
SB Yarn Blaster Babes channel Spiderman to create a wishing web. (08/30/14) 1442 7
Personnel from the SBCSAR team were deployed over the weekend to assist in the search for a missing backpacker in Big Sur. [pic] (08/27/14) 1437 9
Updated With Pic and SBCFD Press Release: Vegetation Fire on Harris Grade, Full County Brush Response. It is on the Lompoc side. (08/28/14) 1431 21
Roger has the scanner reports. Report of a subject on North La Cumbre Lane, riding a bicycle, carrying a big sword or stick, and looking in windows. (08/30/14) 1412 15
Reflections on rainbow mist, waves and riders from John Wiley's big wave coastal cruise. [pics] (08/30/14) 1389 5
A subscriber noticed food trucks gathering in Ventura and is hopeful they'll be coming up to SB. Anyone know? (08/30/14) 1352 8
A subscriber shares his Santa Barbara themed hand drawn art which is scanned in to a computer where color is added digitally. [pics] (08/29/14) 1343 30
I have a fence shared with neighbors that needs to be repaired. We thought we should have a survey done. Can anyone recommend a surveyor for us? (08/26/14) 1323 35
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department will unveil vehicle and equipment purchased for the Arson Task Force, including Riley the Arson Dog. [pic] (08/30/14) 1317 11
David Diamant shares more surfing [pics] from Thursday. (08/31/14) 1276 6
Last night while out on his front porch Jason Chapman got an action shot of a spider making a fresh web. [pic] (08/27/14) 1247 12
Are there any recovery meetings in Santa Barbara that are not 12 step programs? It would be for drug and alcohol addiction. (08/29/14) 1178 31
A High Surf Advisory is in effect from 10 AM today through 6 PM Friday. (08/27/14) 1167 10
Updated [pics]:The SBPD released this summary of response times and recent crime data for the City of Santa Barbara collected by the Police Department. (08/28/14) 1139 10
The Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of the Santa Barbara Region urges its members to vote No on Measure P. (08/28/14) 1129 47
Even with a crowded campus, students at SBCC are optimistic about getting classes, jobs, and a path to a four-year university, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (08/26/14) 1110 37
Water Guardian, Rebecca Claasen, was awarded the $10,000 Cox Conserves Hero Award. [pics] (08/27/14) 1101 7
A reader snapped this sequence of [pics] last Wednesday of a surfer pulling into a nice barrel ride. (09/01/14) 1081 3
Cartoons: Mike Gordon shares a cartoon for all wine lovers in edhat land. (08/31/14) 1077 4
According to one subscriber, a recent report from the Bureau of Land Management confirms oil risks in Santa Barbara County. (08/31/14) 1071 24
A jack-knifed truck is blocking all lanes in the 200 block of West Montecito. (08/26/14) 1051 10
Edhat subscribers reported several fishing boats gathered off Shoreline Park on Friday afternoon. (08/31/14) 1046 7
A subscriber reports a traffic accident on Hwy 154 at W. Camino Cielo. (08/29/14) 1025 1
Injury traffic accident vehicle vs pedestrian 1501 State street Fire and Medics responding. (08/27/14) 1015 9
Roger has the scanner reports. Here is a little Good Snooze. (08/28/14) 976 7
Roger reports a possible boater in distress near the Wharf. (08/28/14) 976 1
Can any of your readers tell me what the name of this plant is? The flowers look like a plumeria but the stalk is full of very sharp spikes. [pic] (09/01/14) 967 3
The Independent: A Santa Barbara team discovers that wind and ice are behind the mysterious "sailing stones" in Death Valley. (08/29/14) 962 15
Researchers at UCSB and Griffith University in Australia identify origin and purpose of the facial expression for anger. (08/29/14) 931 9
Due to extremely dry vegetation and an increasing fire danger, Los Padres National Forest officials announced that Level IV fire restrictions will go into effect. (08/27/14) 922 3
To better reflect its founder, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute has changed its name to the William Sansum Diabetes Center. (08/27/14) 896 8
Does anyone know any local massage therapists who accept insurance? (08/28/14) 886 7
Vehicle Fire: 101 Northbound just short of the Arrellega offramp. Engines 4 and Seven responding.. (08/28/14) 881 9
Santa Barbara photographer Fritz Olenberger was at the Earl Warren Showgrounds this weekend for the 70th Annual Arabian and Half-Arabian Horse Show. [pics] (08/31/14) 868 5
UCPD will be conducting a Sobriety and Driver License checkpoint on Friday, August 29th. (08/28/14) 853 12
Summer/Labor Day Avoid DUI Campaign is continuing DUI enforcement. DUI arrests are down and DUI fatalities are down. (08/30/14) 842 7
Does anyone know if the new bike path along the Rincon is open? (09/01/14) 838 7
Single vehicle rollover on Highway 154 at Highway 101, or exit 146. Airbags deployed and Fire, Medics, CHP are responding. (09/01/14) 828 4
Around 10pm there was an extremely large flash of light in the east toward Vandenberg. What was it? (09/01/14) 802 2
The City of Goleta has provided an update on pile driving operations for the Los Carneros Bridge Project. (08/29/14) 789 add
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Kasey, a bright and adventurous dog looking for a family to share her life. (08/31/14) 785 7
BOOK CLUB: A local writer has published a book about Beatlemania in the 1960's and meeting the infamous boy band. (08/31/14) 775 20
An edhat reader was at the Farmers Market yesterday and shares [pics] of fresh local color. (09/01/14) 743 2
Edhat subscribers share photos of how they plan to celebrate the extended Labor Day weekend. Send in your photos! (08/30/14) 741 9
A subscriber shares [pics] of succulents in bloom. (08/31/14) 741 5
Roger reports that SBSO has a suspect detained who was involved in a 415 Domestic in the 300 Block of Old Mill Road. (08/28/14) 724 1
An edhatter shares this [pic] taken earlier in the week of Sandspit striations. (09/01/14) 723 1
The City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a community open house on September 3rd to share the initial plans for renovation of the Cabrillo Pavilion and Bathhouse at East Beach. (08/26/14) 704 3
Traffic Accident Fairview and 101 Southbound 3 vehicles unknown if injury Fire, Medics, CHP Responding.. (08/27/14) 700 2
Traffic Accident on Highway 101, a motorcyclist is down in the southbound lanes near the Dos Pueblos ramp in Goleta. (08/31/14) 695 5
Norman Edward Savage (July 20, 1933 - August 22, 2014) (08/28/14) 687 add
Injury Traffic Accident: 2530 Modoc Road, Fire and Medics responding. (08/27/14) 684 1
COUNT: Did you guess the correct number of surfers at Leadbetter on Wednesday? Find out here! (08/31/14) 676 5

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