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UPDATE by SBPD: Roger reports a homicide near Marborg Industries at Quarantina and Yanonali Streets. (02/28/15) 6626 31
Roger reports a downed para glider off Gibraltar Rd, unknown if there's an injury. Engines 7 and 15 are responding. (03/02/15) 4385 61
Does anyone know why Ty Warner's name has been removed from the title of the Sea Center? (03/02/15) 3379 28
Golf is a dying sport and taxpayers are spending $2,000 per day to keep Municipal Golf Course open. (02/25/15) 3070 82
Update: Extended Road Closures Oxnard Police and Fire Personnel are on scene of a major collision involving a Metroliner Train at the intersection of Fifth Street and Rice Avenue. [pics] (02/25/15) 2993 10
Ryan Christopher Zietlow-Brown, a member of the White Supremacist gang, was sentenced to 22 years in state prison for attempted murder and mayhem after a 2011 hate crime on State Street. [mug] (02/26/15) 2833 27
Please help us identify this object found in the Refugio Beach tidepools. (03/02/15) 2774 16
A subscriber is wondering if others have had to deal with homes in your neighborhood that have gone into foreclosure. [pics] (02/27/15) 2731 42
Bonnie Carroll reports on Santa Barbara business owners magic at the Oscars in Beverly Hills. [pics] (02/26/15) 2530 11
Ben Woolf (September 15, 1980 - February 23, 2015) (02/26/15) 2474 10
Santa Barbara Sheriff's have released the identity of the paraglider who was killed on Sunday as 60-year-old Ronald Faoro. [pic] (03/03/15) 2402 10
A teenage boy is in critical condition at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital with second-degree burns after playing with fire, reports KEYT. (03/02/15) 2400 17
An advisory has been released for a winter storm watch for the Los Angeles/Ventura/Santa Barbara counties that's valid through Monday afternoon. (02/27/15) 2344 9
Steve shares [pics] of an American Kestrel jousting with a Red Tail and a Bald Eagle above his deck and a Great Egret strolling in his driveway. (02/25/15) 2327 35
An edhat subscriber found some bones on Elwood Beach today. [pic] Does anyone know how to go about identifying them? (03/01/15) 2308 23
Jeffrey Michael Parker (August 24, 1979 - January 2, 2015) (02/25/15) 2225 3
CHP has released an update regarding the fatal traffic collision on February 21, 2015 off Hwy 154 and Roblar Avenue. (02/27/15) 2190 18
Santa Barbara Police have arrested a suspect in the Quarantina Street homicide that took place last week. [mug] (03/03/15) 1979 12
Where is the best place to buy local avocados? (03/01/15) 1956 37
A subscriber reports seeing the SWAT Team on Haley Street. Is there any information? (02/27/15) 1917 12
HISTORY: Funny looking birds with a serious job and named after a fish, the Guppies were once a common sight in the skies above Goleta. (03/01/15) 1822 17
Karen Christman shares a [pic] of an amazing sheet of vine peeling off the side of a building in Downtown Santa Barbara. (03/02/15) 1778 3
Here's an aerial update with [pics] from John Wiley, on several construction projects around town. (02/25/15) 1701 6
Raul Yescas was sentenced to 30 years to life in state prison after having been convicted of two counts of forcible rape. (02/28/15) 1676 11
Here's a [pic] of trash being removed from the surf line at Hendry's Beach. (03/02/15) 1632 14
Dr. Erno Scipiades Daniel (December 15, 1946 - February 21, 2015) (02/26/15) 1624 4
Does anyone know what the green plastic boxes are on Anapamu St. between State St. and Milpas? (02/27/15) 1618 11
Roger reports an SBPD officer on the Carrillo southbound offramp requesting back up as subjects are yelling at him. (02/27/15) 1609 16
Roger reports a 459 Burglary in the area of Calle Fresno. Two white males in their teens or early 20's running from the scene to a possible getaway car nearby. (02/25/15) 1604 10
CalTrans grinds away in Santa Barbara where Castillo St. is coming apart from underground water, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (02/28/15) 1537 30
What does it mean to see a "wild lamb" at the San Marcos Foothills, John Wiley wants to know. [pic] (03/02/15) 1493 2
Can one resurface and refill a swimming pool in the Goleta Water District during the Stage 2 drought? (02/28/15) 1479 15
A subscriber reports that there is a flipped car on the pass and traffic is slightly backed up. (03/01/15) 1454 8
A cold low pressure system will move into the area late Friday and persist through Monday possibly resulting in snow. (02/27/15) 1453 5
The Montecito Fire Protection District recognized the recent promotion of three employees and hiring of two new Chief Officers with a ceremony on Monday afternoon. [pic] (02/25/15) 1439 12
Where in Santa Barbara or Goleta can I find raclette cheese? (02/27/15) 1436 19
There was a thin ice crystal layer in the Tuesday, 23 February 2015 night sky that created a ring around the moon. [pic] (02/26/15) 1429 6
Santa Barbara is asking the community for help to decide which of many projects need to be fixed first on a long list of priorities. (02/27/15) 1426 37
Roger reports a fight brewing, 20 to 50 juveniles on the Westside in the 2000 block of Lorinda. SBPD Responding. (02/28/15) 1420 12
Roger has the scanner reports. I'm not really paranoid I got my tin foil hat on. (02/26/15) 1409 8
EDBIT: Take edhat's community survey on how the City of Santa Barbara should prioritize facility improvements. 
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On February 23, there was a collision between a Jeep Patriot and Dodge Pickup on Roblar Avenue. (02/25/15) 1399 6
EDBIT: UCSB was recently ranked #10 in the Top Public Schools. Go Gauchos! (03/01/15) 1373 10
Around midnight, a subscriber hear what sounded like a gunshot in the Winchester Canyon area. Anyone else hear it or know what it was? (03/02/15) 1362 17
A subscriber reports on a traffic accident in the 1300 block of San Andres. [pics] (02/27/15) 1343 19
Cindy shares [pics] of a majestic old oak tree at the Blackjack Winery. (02/25/15) 1332 4
An edhatter snapped these [pics] of a Bat Ray while at Goleta Pier yesterday evening. (03/03/15) 1322 2
A new housing and business project is appearing on Santa Claus Lane near Carpinteria. (02/27/15) 1318 4
The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting DUI Checkpoints in the City of Santa Barbara on February 26, 2015, between the hours of 6:00 pm and 2:00 am. (02/25/15) 1313 21
The Independent: The City of Santa Barbara is drilling a new city well at Alameda Park, causing a noisy disruption for neighbors. (02/27/15) 1312 20
The City of Santa Barbara has reached a partial settlement of the California Voting Rights Act litigation entitled Banales, et al. v. City of Santa Barbara. (02/25/15) 1296 19
Roger reports a single vehicle accident on Modoc where a Toyota went into bushes. The driver is reportedly suffering from seizures. (02/25/15) 1279 6
Roger reports a suspicious subject with a rifle at Toyon and Canon Drives. The subject has previously been known to shoot birds. (02/27/15) 1261 17
Gary Lee Woods (July 20, 1953 - February 18, 2015) (03/02/15) 1259 3
The Independent: Developers of the Naples Project are back with a new owner and are looking to revive their ocean view Gaviota real estate plans. (02/27/15) 1235 11
John shares a [pic] of a double rainbow. (02/25/15) 1221 7
Google announced plans to invest $300 million into a Solar City fund to help install solar panels on thousands of homes, reports KEYT. (02/28/15) 1219 10
Report of punks with BB Guns shooting cats on Abrego in Isla Vista. SBSO Responding. (03/01/15) 1207 25
A subscriber shares [pics] of a beautiful day at Hendry's Beach. (02/26/15) 1205 2
UC SB is providing the County of Santa Barbara with $70,000 necessary for construction of a permanent fence along the bluffs in Isla Vista. (02/25/15) 1202 24
UPDATE: CalTrans announces northbound Hwy 101 lane closure at Gaviota Tunnel due to multi-vehicle accident. (03/03/15) 1185 3
I was wondering when to expect hummingbirds to come out of migration so I can resume feeding them? Has anyone seen them yet? (02/27/15) 1176 13
Phi Sigma Kappa, a fraternity in Isla Vista, has been shut down for violating chapter policies amid allegations of hazing and misconduct. (02/28/15) 1166 10
MesaJim noticed yesterday that the rest area at Gaviota is once again operational and open to the public. (02/26/15) 1154 10
Roger has the scanner reports. 484 Theft of Bicycles. (02/28/15) 1141 4
Arianna Lopez has been named a Girls Inc. National Scholar and will be awarded $20,000 to further her education. (02/26/15) 1138 5
HISTORY: Does anyone know the history of the Fairview Ranch? (03/01/15) 1134 4
David Diamant shares a timelapse of mural in Funk Zone. [vid] (02/27/15) 1128 4
Roger reports a traffic accident with injury on Canon Perdido at Garden Street. (02/25/15) 1122 2
Roger reports the SBPD on scene of a Code 415: domestic fight in the 4000 block of Via Lucero. (02/27/15) 1097 17
A subscriber heard a big explosion-like boom around 2:00am near the 1200 block of San Andres. Any subscribers know what's up? (03/02/15) 1096 7
A subscriber captured a [pic] of Maynard the Zebra who resides off West Camino Cielo. (03/03/15) 1095 11
Montecito Jeweler, David Tallman, has pled guilty to arson and criminal threats resulting in five years' probation for threatening to blow up his home last summer. (02/27/15) 1092 4
A winter weather advisory is in effect from 4 PM Saturday until 10 PM Sunday. (03/01/15) 1091 3
MARCH EDNESS: March Edness starts on Monday, March 2nd! Make sure to take mental notes of your surroundings for possible "where is it" photos. (03/01/15) 1063 4
Last night there were six black and whites with officers standing outside on W. Valerio across from Harding School. Anyone know what was going on? (03/03/15) 1049 5
The Santa Barbara City Fire Department has responded to two roll-over traffic accidents today in Santa Barbara. [pics] (03/03/15) 1047 add
Student leaders at SBCC brainstorm alternative activities to deter partying during Deltopia. (03/01/15) 1037 21
Roger reports a vehicle vs pedestrian on Micheltorena at Santa Barbara street. Fire, Medics, SBPD on scene. (02/26/15) 1037 4
While we have more than our fair share of surf lately, February 9 was a rare day in Goleta. [pics] (03/03/15) 1036 2
Around 6pm there were a half dozen police in the 1200 block of San Andres. (03/01/15) 1005 13
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Tahoe and Scully, who look young enough to be brothers. (03/01/15) 1004 7
A subscriber shares a [pic] of Coal Oil Point during low tide with wispy clouds in the sky. (02/27/15) 998 2
The Independent: Santa Barbara County Supervisors received a 12 percent pay raise this month, resulting in nearly $10,000 annually. (02/28/15) 992 20
A wind advisory is in effect from 3 PM to 10 PM on Friday. [pic] (02/28/15) 984 6
The Santa Barbara Police Department invites you to have Coffee With A Cop. (02/25/15) 983 10
The UCSB Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Friday at an undisclosed area on UCSB campus/ Goleta area. (02/26/15) 970 15
Cindy shares [pics] of cloud formations over the Figueroas. (03/01/15) 966 3
Los Padres National Forest officials today announced that recreation managers are seeking public comments on proposals for the Off-Highway Vehicle grant program. (02/25/15) 956 3
The "Hills Bandit" pleaded guilty Monday to five federal charges relating to bank robberies from Laguna Niguel to Santa Barbara. (02/25/15) 955 3
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Ramona and Beasley, a brother-sister pair ready for their forever home. (03/01/15) 946 6
The Weather Service warns of low snow levels affecting mountain passes this weekend. (02/28/15) 924 1
An edhatter shares [pics] of various birds seen on a great March morning on the Mesa. (03/02/15) 917 8
Edhatters snapped [pics] of the night sky. (03/01/15) 913 4
Send in your architecture themed pics for our Flash Friday! (02/28/15) 907 4
Members of Goleta Rotary returned home this week from a humanitarian trip to Morelia, Mexico, where they worked to help restore eye-sight to people in need. [pic] (02/25/15) 902 3
Cindy shares [pics] of the beautiful moon and clouds over the Figueroas. (03/02/15) 894 2
MARCH EDNESS: It's the first day of March Edness! Can you guess where this photo was taken? (03/03/15) 866 NA
Assemblymembers Freddie Rodriguez and Das Williams introduced AB 510 to improve the location accuracy of 9-1-1 calls made from cellular phones. (02/25/15) 858 9
La Colina Junior High student Emily Vesper will compete at the California State Spelling Bee. [pic] (03/01/15) 845 6
Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson introduced the California Fair Pay Act, which will strengthen equal pay laws to ensure that women are paid equally for work that is comparable to their male colleagues. (02/27/15) 839 34
Caltrans will close up to two lanes of the northbound Ventura Freeway nightly between Mobil Pier and Casitas Pass Road from Sunday night through Friday morning. (02/27/15) 838 3
It's amazing how quickly a little rain will turn brown hills green. [pic] (03/02/15) 833 6
Construction of the Punta Gorda Street Bridge Replacement and Sycamore Creek Channel Improvements Project is substantially complete. (02/25/15) 833 add
A subscriber is looking for local new mom groups and classes. (03/01/15) 831 14
The Independent: Maurice Joyles will answer to charges of attempted murder, robbery, and elder abuse, Judge Barry Taylor ruled Monday during the preliminary hearing. (02/28/15) 806 5
Rollover traffic accident at Garden and Gutierrez, vehicle reportedly went into the building. Fire and Medics are responding. (03/03/15) 794 4
Roger reports Public Works is responding to a Sewage Dump into the storm drain from a white RV at Cacique and Quarantina. (03/03/15) 791 12
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler visits with the Santa Barbara Middle School Teen Press and discusses net neutrality. [video] (02/26/15) 785 5
While walking in Carpinteria this morning, an edhat subscriber saw a beautiful rainbow. [pic] (03/03/15) 784 12

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