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A 24-year-old male has a highly contagious case of drug-resistant tuberculosis and has disappeared within Santa Barbara County. Please contact authorities if he's seen. [pic] (08/23/14) 71604 32
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) 7689 34
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) 5291 120
I've lived in Santa Barbara long enough to hear and read about all the accidents on Route 154- including the one today that was the last straw. (08/25/14) 4113 78
Court records were released that trace the alleged abuse of the two Holzer sons who were murdered in Goleta by their father last week, reports the Independent. (08/22/14) 3913 27
The Independent: Tenants in the popular Funk Zone location at 22 Anacapa Street were given eviction notices last week. (08/26/14) 3366 17
Updated with More Pics: An edhatter was down at East Beach documenting today's crazy swell. [pic] (08/28/14) 3361 16
A subscriber sent in some photos of a surfing traffic jam at Shoreline Point. [pics] (08/27/14) 3067 14
The largest crowd John Wiley has ever seen at Lake Los Carneros has him wondering what it was about. [pics] (08/25/14) 3037 16
Road Rage on the Freeway 101 South at Padaro I don't know the whole story but someone was at Gunpoint. (08/25/14) 2714 7
HISTORY: An edhat subscriber shares photos from 1951 of "Hobo Village" at the Child's estate, which is now the location of the Santa Barbara Zoo. (08/24/14) 2606 29
Several nut butter brands are being recalled due to potential contamination of salmonella. (08/23/14) 2593 12
An edhat subscriber shares some interesting shots of what the surf washed up this morning. (08/23/14) 2579 8
Ants are invading houses and apartments in search of water, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (08/22/14) 2561 50
Is it legal to ride a bicycle on the sidewalk? (08/27/14) 2427 65
Occasionally I find one of these in our garage or sometimes the house. It looks like an insect casing to me. Does anyone know what it is? [pic] (08/25/14) 2409 8
The 101 Northbound is shutdown due to an overturned travel trailer west of Goleta near El Capitan Beach. (08/23/14) 2377 13
The high tide reached the volleyball nets at Goleta Beach overnight. [pic] (08/28/14) 2166 11
Roger reports an accident on the 154 at Cold Springs Bridge. There is one vehicle on its side. It is unknown if there are any injuries. (08/24/14) 2133 35
Lauren: Judge For Yourself Cafe is a court themed diner that Lauren was happy to judge.  (08/24/14) 2132 21
Two police cars, the fire department, and an ambulance were at a house on Auhay and Valdivia this morning. Does anyone know what was going on? (08/23/14) 2073 34
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) 2051 13
Santa Barbara photographer Fritz Olenberger dropped by the dog show at the Earl Warren Showground this afternoon. [pics] (08/23/14) 2021 14
Roger reports a traffic accident with injury on the 101 Southbound at Mission. all lanes blocked 2 patients, engines 1 and 5 on scene. (08/22/14) 1986 8
Can anyone explain what is happening to my lime tree? [pic] (08/27/14) 1957 22
Significant high surf event with possible structure damage and beach erosion to south facing beaches of southwest California Tuesday afternoon through Friday. (08/25/14) 1937 9
Updated with CHP press release: Traffic Accident on Hwy 101 southbound, 3 miles south of Buellton. (08/22/14) 1924 20
WHERE IS IT?: So many of you correctly guessed our Wednesday Where Is It photo, but who won? (08/22/14) 1921 14
Traffic Accident - semi vs motorcycle accident on Highway 246 in Buellton. There is full County Fire Response. (08/23/14) 1914 23
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) 1879 26
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) 1825 30
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) 1796 17
A subscriber sent in a photo from the highest point in the continental US. (08/25/14) 1718 11
Are sheriffs deputies allowed to intervene as collection agencies? (08/26/14) 1703 25
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) 1700 17
Roger reports a Code 211: strong arm robbery. The suspects followed the reporting party home from a jewelry store and took her purse. (08/23/14) 1685 23
A subscriber needs to see a dentist and wants to consult one who works with fearful adults. Any recommendations? (08/26/14) 1679 46
TRAVEL: Last week a crew of Santa Barbara locals headed out into the backcountry around Mammoth Lakes to climb Mt. Ritter, the tallest mountain in the Ritter Range. (08/24/14) 1644 19
Roger has the scanner reports. 3 Bicyclists down in the area of Green Well and Ortega Hill. (08/26/14) 1606 11
EDBIT: Happy National Dog Day! How are you celebrating? Send in pics of your pooch. (08/27/14) 1570 18
The Restaurant Guy says that Silvergreens is launching a new restaurant named "Kyle's Kitchen" in Goleta this fall. (08/22/14) 1551 9
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) 1545 7
My doctor recommends a Septoplasty for a deviated nasal septum. I'm wondering if anyone from Edhat has had this done and what your experience is. (08/25/14) 1513 19
Roger has the scanner reports. Suspicious subject at San Carlos and Mission Ridge male dressed in black, skipping. (08/23/14) 1510 14
UC Santa Barbara jumped seven spots in this year's National Universities Rankings by Washington Monthly magazine. (08/26/14) 1484 4
Roger reports that the SBPD is in pursuit of a skateboarder in the State and Mason St area. Other units are also responding. (08/22/14) 1469 21
Santa Barbara Sheriff's have released the autopsy report of the body of a man found in Guadalupe last week. (08/26/14) 1452 5
Bicyclist down near Greenwell and Ortega Ridge, it's the 3rd one today. Fire and medics are responding. (08/24/14) 1443 52
Santa Barbara police are cracking down on skateboarders again after receiving complaints about skateboarders on busy sidewalks. (08/22/14) 1435 44
Imagine a Corvette with wings, and that's what John Wiley saw parked at SBA today. [pics] (08/28/14) 1406 5
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) 1406 4
I have two great horned owls in my oak trees and have been finding some rather big feathers on the ground. Does anyone know if they might be moulting? (08/24/14) 1405 22
The Santa Barbara County Community Services Department will be removing a large Canary Island Date Palm from the Courthouse Sunken Garden. (08/23/14) 1348 16
An edhat subscriber shares a lovely picture of his view from Mountain Drive. (08/23/14) 1339 6
Ernest Salomon shares information on Measure S and explains why he thinks you should vote no. (08/27/14) 1337 59
In July 2014 officers from the Santa Barbara Police Department made 47 arrests for driving under the influence violations. (08/27/14) 1333 7
Are there any natural products for keeping algae out of fountains? (08/23/14) 1331 23
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) 1323 9
Is there a benefit to reporting businesses that are using water for irrigation that is running down the street? (08/24/14) 1315 26
The Taco Bell Project Draft Negative Declaration and an update on the Hollister Avenue Crosswalk Improvements was released today. (08/22/14) 1311 8
A bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, introduced in the wake of the Isla Vista rampage, unanimously passed out of the Senate and is headed to the Governor. (08/24/14) 1282 21
A subscriber was in Manhattan Beach and noticed this sign about bicycles. [pic] (08/28/14) 1276 13
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) 1253 34
Roger reports a 23152 into several parked cars. The vehicle, a black Saturn, is still moving with the airbags deployed on Chapala and Haley. (08/23/14) 1253 9
Did anyone hear and see what seemed to be military helicopters fly over the city around 2:15 this afternoon? (08/23/14) 1232 21
The Independent: La Casa de la Raza is at risk of foreclosure due to property tax issues. (08/22/14) 1221 24
A subscriber documents a daily visit from the California State butterfly, the Dogface. [pics] (08/23/14) 1219 13
An edhat subscriber shares a slow-motion [vid] of Apache helicopters flying over Santa Barbara on Friday. (08/24/14) 1210 14
An edhat subscriber shares some beautiful shots of the waves breaking at Butterfly Beach. (08/22/14) 1201 3
Water Wise Garden Contest winner announced: Jim and Tanya Taylor (08/22/14) 1198 9
Over the last two weeks one half of the bridge was demolished. Pile driving operations will start on Wednesday, August 27 and continue through Friday, August 29. The work hours are 6am – 8pm. (08/22/14) 1158 7
What are my rights as an employee when my employer does not pay me on pay day? (08/28/14) 1137 12
A subscriber caught this pesky Mediterranean Olive fruit fly on one of their few olives. [pics] (08/24/14) 1126 2
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) 1113 12
A High Surf Advisory is in effect from 10 AM today through 6 PM Friday. (08/27/14) 1077 10
Roger reports the SBPD was involved in a foot pursuit, they captured the suspect near The Wildcat on Ortega Street. (08/22/14) 1066 2
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) 1036 19
A subscriber watched dozens of kite surfers from Shoreline Park on Thursday afternoon. [pics] (08/23/14) 1020 1
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) 1015 37
The SBC Fire Department reported another bomb threat at 3:13 am on El Colegio Rd and Ocean Rd. (08/22/14) 1008 11
Roger reports a traffic accident with injury on Carrillo and State Street. (08/22/14) 1003 add
A subscriber shares a [pic] of the pink sunset glow from Lizard's Mouth. (08/22/14) 1000 3
A jack-knifed truck is blocking all lanes in the 200 block of West Montecito. (08/26/14) 995 10
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Skippy, a beloved scooter-loving K-9. (08/24/14) 990 15
CHP will conduct sobriety/driver license checkpoint Thursday evening, from 9:15 p.m. to 3:15 a.m. on Chapala Street between Gutierrez Street and Haley Street. (08/22/14) 971 6
Edhat subscribers sent in "H" themed photos for Flash Friday. Can you guess what they all are? (08/23/14) 938 23
Injury traffic accident vehicle vs pedestrian 1501 State street Fire and Medics responding. (08/27/14) 933 9
How do I get rid of caterpillars that have infested my broom plant? (08/25/14) 930 21
Water Guardian, Rebecca Claasen, was awarded the $10,000 Cox Conserves Hero Award. [pics] (08/27/14) 926 7
Has anyone had experience with residential seismic retrofitting in Santa Barbara? Referrals who is good who is not? (08/25/14) 899 20
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) 876 22
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) 872 1
The California Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Thursday, August 21, 2014, in the Santa Barbara City limits. (08/22/14) 848 6
I am hoping to get leads on cheaply renting/borrowing an ice cream cart for a non- profit community event for next month. Does anyone have any referrals? (08/23/14) 836 6
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) 821 3
Structure Fire 400 Block of North Milpas Full Fire Response.. (08/22/14) 809 3
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Blink, a cat so fast if you blink you'll miss him. (08/24/14) 784 9
HISTORY: A writer researching the San Marcos Building reached out to edhat columnists about John S. Hawley. (08/24/14) 777 6
The Santa Barbara Triathlon will use portions of the highway system within Santa Barbara, Montecito, and Carpinteria on Saturday between 7 am and 12:30 pm. (08/23/14) 752 2
The Buellton Area of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will conduct a sobriety/driver license checkpoint on Saturday, August 23, 2014 (08/22/14) 746 add
Roger has the scanner reports. Here is a little Good Snooze. (08/28/14) 735 6
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) 721 32
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) 719 10
Avoid the 12 DUI Task Force reminds everyone to drive sober or get pulled over (08/22/14) 713 4
The Legislature has passed the "bee bill" by Assemblymember Das Williams, which would provides a reevaluation of neonicotinoid compound pesticides. (08/23/14) 701 31
The Independent: The State Parks Department is working to repair and re-open the damaged Gaviota Pier, but it could cost as much as $20 million. (08/23/14) 700 18
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) 697 add
Devereux hosted their annual Family Day for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. [pics] (08/22/14) 690 3
Astronomy: Chuck reminds edhatters to get up early on Saturday morning to see Venus, Jupiter, and a crescent Moon. (08/23/14) 673 6
Vehicle Fire: 101 Northbound just short of the Arrellega offramp. Engines 4 and Seven responding.. (08/28/14) 648 9

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