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Billionaire developer Rick Caruso has issued a statement regarding the Miramar Hotel project in Montecito. (12/17/14) 4045 88
Kevsteele took a [pic] of the storm swell ricocheting back into itself off the Santa Barbara breakwater Saturday evening just minutes before sunset. [pic] (12/15/14) 4044 19
An unusual creature and piles of debris are among the leftovers from the latest storm to come through SB, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (12/17/14) 3857 39
Are bicyclists allowed to ride in the middle of a full lane or must they stay to the right? (12/15/14) 3494 74
After the storm Refugio Beach is no longer sandy but has rocks of all sizes and mounds of kelp many feet deep. [pics] (12/17/14) 3277 22
Roger reported a Death after a Medical Emergency at the Adult Book Store in the 200 Block of Anacapa. (12/20/14) 3257 35
After finding a beer board in the bushes a subscriber was wondering if any local bars or restaurants are missing a framed chalkboard. [pic] (12/16/14) 3064 21
Roger reports an armed robbery with a knife occurred near Cottage Hospital. (12/16/14) 2796 27
Three young males are in custody in connection with a stabbing that occurred in Old Town Goleta on November 21, 2014. [mugs] (12/19/14) 2610 19
A boat buried east of Stearns Wharf since last week, is up to the steering wheel in sand as the next storm moves in, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (12/16/14) 2374 5
While at the Santa Barbara Harbor a subscriber saw this Christmas Ship. [pics] (12/15/14) 2341 1
Once home to Raytheon the industrial building at 5756 Thornwood Dr in Goleta has been purchased by a local investor. [pic] (12/16/14) 2178 7
A subscriber reports an accidental shooting of a Sheriff's Deputy in the 7400 block of Hollister Ave during a training. (12/21/14) 2036 20
A subscriber got [pics] of the fireworks on Cabrillo Boulevard. (12/15/14) 2030 17
Blake shares [pics] of the Santa Barbara surf over the weekend. (12/16/14) 2018 7
What's up at the Motel 6 on upper State St? A subscriber reports at least 8 cop cars, weapons drawn, and an AMS vehicle on standby. (12/20/14) 2000 3
The Independent: Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider was denied her turn for SBCAG chair due to her public opposition to Highway 101 widening. (12/20/14) 1999 31
The Restaurant Guy says that Cafe del Sol might reopen in January. (12/16/14) 1990 8
A boat in the drain, black tide, and a mountain pool then and now from John Wiley. [pics] (12/19/14) 1845 1
Three serial vehicle burglars were arrested after stealing Christmas gifts throughout Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties . [mugs] (12/21/14) 1801 14
An old fashioned popcorn grinder was a hit at the farmers market, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (12/18/14) 1779 2
A 60-year-old Solvang man is accused of threatening PG and E crews at Nojoqui Falls County Park during the recent storm, reports KEYT. (12/18/14) 1758 13
The Independent: The City Council gave Tesla Motors the green light to open a new car dealership on Hitchcock Way. (12/19/14) 1744 42
Ron captured [pics] of a cockatoo taking a stroll at the Santa Barbara Zoo. (12/17/14) 1741 11
I need suggestions to help me verify the legitimacy of a local non-profit organization. Where should I start? (12/17/14) 1713 25
Can you identify these types of lizards? (12/18/14) 1706 20
The Carpinteria City Council meeting drew a standing room only crowd to discuss the possible resurrection of a skate park. [pic] (12/17/14) 1693 20
Los Padres National Forest officials announced the Supervisor's Office was severely damaged in the storm that hit Goleta last Friday. (12/17/14) 1685 8
Local philanthropist Leni Fe Bland passed away on Sunday at the age of 99.  (12/16/14) 1680 11
A subscriber wonders if anyone can help identify which character this hand- carved figure is? (12/20/14) 1671 25
After a violent storm a week ago, three boats were dead in the water until a Marborg Industries crew remove them, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (12/18/14) 1663 5
Astronomy: Subscriber Chuck Cagara was outside last night capturing the Geminid Meteor Shower. (12/15/14) 1597 8
Two new free channels showed up Wednesday on John Wiley's TV broadcast TV setup. (12/18/14) 1581 10
A subscriber shares [pics] of local artist Rich Untermann and friend working on their weekly tradition of painting a new location weekly in Santa Barbara. (12/19/14) 1540 14
Injury Traffic Accident- two elderly female pedestrians were hit by a vehicle at Turnpike and Hollister. (12/16/14) 1506 9
David Tallman, a jeweler who created a standoff with Sheriff's in his Montecito home this July, appeared in court this week for several felony charges, (12/20/14) 1495 4
Lauren: In restaurant news, Lauren reports Blue Tavern will be closing at the end of the year. (12/21/14) 1493 19
Roger has the scanner reports. Leaf blower 400 Block of Allen Road. (12/18/14) 1477 5
A subscriber released 2 new butterfly hatchlings and they agreed to pose for me on the Christmas maple before flying off into the sunshine. [pic] (12/17/14) 1461 9
Frank captured a time lapse [vid] from the past week in Santa Barbara. (12/17/14) 1415 9
An airman was found dead in his dormitory resident at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sunday, reports KSBY. (12/18/14) 1403 1
A subscriber reports a traffic accident on Highway 101 near the Carrillo exit. [pics] (12/21/14) 1400 4
TRAVEL: Steve shares photos of real winter from Lake Almanor in the Sierra Nevada mountains. (12/18/14) 1379 7
A subscriber reports flooding in the Funk Zone. It appears to be another pipe burst on Gray Ave closest to the train tracks. [pics] (12/16/14) 1375 3
A subscriber shares a [pic] of a local business decorating for the holiday season. Update with more photos. (12/16/14) 1373 5
The Independent: A jury awarded a UCSB Alum $120,000 for damages after a Santa Barbara Sheriff's deputy was determined to use excessive force in 2009 (12/20/14) 1352 8
Our 5-year-old is ready to play t-ball should we sign him up for Goleta Valley South Little League or SB Pony League? (12/19/14) 1345 18
A subscriber shares [pics] of the Holiday Village dating from the 1930s displayed at Casa Dorinda. (12/20/14) 1328 5
Wells Fargo Bank has opened on Milpas St. in what's called an "underserved" area for financial institutions, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (12/16/14) 1311 18
A subscriber reports that a car is on fire in Sycamore Canyon creek near the 1200 or 1300 block. Smoke is filling the canyon. [vid] (12/20/14) 1308 10
J.T. Stone has been selected as the head football coach for Santa Barbara High School. (12/18/14) 1307 6
Customers of the American Laser Skincare Clinic are alleging they've been ripped off when the company closed their doors, reports KEYT. (12/21/14) 1301 6
A rollover that happened early Thursday morning closed down the eastbound lane of Highway 217 near UC Santa Barbara, reports KEYT. (12/19/14) 1285 8
With the striking storm clouds marching along the foothills of Santa Barbara, Marco captured another time lapse [vid]. (12/18/14) 1284 10
Dr. Julio Diaz, aka the "Candyman" who was charged with over-prescribing pain pills that led to patient deaths, will head to trial in May and could receive 1,500 years in prison. (12/18/14) 1271 28
A subscriber wants to alert the community of a group of people going door-to-door claiming they are not selling anything but that they are from IGS energy. (12/19/14) 1268 4
A subscriber shares a little story about a garden caterpillar they dubbed Rudy. [pic] (12/15/14) 1251 9
The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement during the past several days. (12/19/14) 1250 add
A subscriber's lilacs have bloomed three months early. [pics] (12/15/14) 1226 13
Does anyone know if there are houses with Christmas lights synchronized to music? (12/18/14) 1220 13
Three police cars and a fire truck were at San Pascual and De La Guerra St. at about 11:30 PM Saturday. Does anyone know what happened? (12/15/14) 1212 3
A subscriber shares a [pic] of Sunday evening at Shoreline Park. (12/17/14) 1197 9
Edhat subscribers share [pics] of holiday lights in the harbor on Sunday evening. (12/16/14) 1196 2
Roger reports a Code 417: brandishing knives during an assault. A female was kicked in the face in the 1300 block of Cacique, SBPD is responding. (12/16/14) 1187 8
As recent dog owners and keen trail runners we would appreciate the wisdom and experience of fellow Edhatters on ways to combat ticks. (12/20/14) 1150 21
A subscriber marveled at the green transformation as she drove down Country road in the Santa Ynez Valley. [pic] (12/19/14) 1149 5
Traffic accident on Hwy 101 southbound at or in the Gaviota Tunnel, injuries are unknown. (12/17/14) 1143 7
A subscriber got a [pic] of an interesting cloud behind the hills above Toro Canyon during tonight's sunset. (12/21/14) 1143 6
The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting DUI Checkpoints in the City of Santa Barbara on Thursday and Friday evenings. (12/18/14) 1142 5
POWDRELL: Tucked within old wooden homes and within industrial configurations near the train tracks are an array of woodworkers, artists, musicians, and a killer craft brewery. [pics] (12/21/14) 1140 10
Friday night The Trust for Historic Preservation presented Una Noche de Las Posadas. [pics] (12/15/14) 1135 1
A new 700-gallon tank will mean more room to swim for some central coast sharks at Cabrillo high school. (12/19/14) 1122 12
Is anyone else experiencing a Cox Communications internet outage? (12/18/14) 1117 13
A subscriber wonders if it is time for a new flag at the San Roque post office. [pic] (12/16/14) 1111 30
Central colors are shining again from our storm, in [pics] from John Wiley (12/15/14) 1103 4
Roger has the scanner reports. Subject refusing to leave 400 Block of West Victoria. (12/16/14) 1101 7
A weak storm system over the Channel Islands Tuesday morning will continue to generate scattered showers mainly across Los Angeles County through the afternoon. [pics] (12/17/14) 1095 2
The following roads are closed indefinitely due to recent storm debris cleanup Pacific Coast Highway and Potrero Rd. (12/16/14) 1078 1
TRAVEL: Aquaholic shares a picture taken from the beach of Poverty Bay, Puget Sound. (12/19/14) 1063 2
Roger reports a bicycle theft in progress Solvang Park reporting party and thief involved in a physical fight 3 vehicles involved in the thefts..5PM (12/19/14) 1043 7
Firefighter from station 5 witnessed non injury 20002 Hit and Run involving 3 vehicles 2500 Block of Modoc suspect... (12/16/14) 1043 5
Cal OES is encouraging all Californians to act on the following tips in preparation for the coming storms. (12/16/14) 1029 2
HISTORY: Ever wonder how the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport ended up right in the middle of Goleta? Well it involved some good old fashioned "political gerrymandering." (12/21/14) 1025 4
As he nears retirement, UCSB Vice Chancellor Michael Young reflects on his career. (12/17/14) 1014 6
A subscriber saw a patch of blue through the clouds during an overcast hike on Tunnel trail. [pic] (12/18/14) 1005 2
A subscriber has a question about how to report a minor traffic accident. (12/18/14) 986 11
Does anyone know of a store on State Street that would let a non-profit gift wrap outside their store? (12/18/14) 974 6
A subscriber shares a [pic] of the green in Los Alamos. (12/19/14) 962 2
A pair of local investors have purchased 764 and 784 Maple St, located on the corner of Maple and 8th Streets in downtown Carpinteria. (12/20/14) 958 6
Roger has the scanner reports. Bicycle thieves in Solvang Park (12/20/14) 951 7
Santa Barbara County has launched a new website that makes information easier to find and is easier to view on a tablet or smartphone. (12/19/14) 926 1
A Santa Barbara High School student was honored with the 2015 Award for Aspirations in Computing. [pic] (12/19/14) 925 5
Fritz Olenberger shared his [pics] of the Santa Barbara Festival Ballet's 40th annual Nutcracker at the Arlington Theater last weekend. (12/18/14) 917 3
An tractor-trailor struck a 40-year-old man in an agricultural field in Lompoc on Monday afternoon. (12/16/14) 908 8
A subscriber shares a [pic] of the misty Gaviota sunrise. (12/19/14) 882 2
The County Public Works Department is offering landfill and transfer station tours. [pic] (12/16/14) 862 5
Roger reports a fight brewing between 8-10 subjects in the 1400 block of San Andres Street. (12/21/14) 854 8
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Duffy, a rescued Ewok disguised as an adventurous dog. (12/21/14) 851 4
Brandon shares a [pic] of Saturday's sunrise from San Marcos Reserve. (12/21/14) 850 2
During the recent Santa Barbara Jazz Society annual holiday party a new Board of Directors was elected by the SBJS membership. [pics] (12/18/14) 842 1
The Independent: A proposal to open a well near Haskell's Beach may be the deciding factor in closing down Venoco's Ellwood Onshore Facility. (12/20/14) 823 11
Roger reports a hot prowl burglary of a residence and vehicle occurred at 6:17am. The call came from the 300 Block of West Victoria. (12/19/14) 821 1
TRAVEL: During the holiday season, a dedicated staff member of edhat.com got away from Santa Barbara to spend some time in Bilbao, Spain. [pics] (12/20/14) 811 2
This past Saturday the Sierra Club hosted two events! A Gibraltar Rock hike and a holiday Sierra Club potluck dinner party. (12/16/14) 805 4
Roger reports laundry room burglaries in the 200 Block of Ladera Street and 200 Block of Sycamore Lane. Be Aware. (12/18/14) 804 add
Most City administrative offices will be closed for the holidays from Wednesday, December 24, 2014 through Friday, January 2, 2015. (12/17/14) 799 10
The northbound on-ramp of U.S. Highway 101 at Fairview Avenue is expected to re-open on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 10 pm, weather permitting. (12/16/14) 788 6
TRAVEL: A subscriber shares a [pic] of a Cape Cod sunset. (12/20/14) 762 1
The Santa Barbara Unified School District announces a renovated auditorium at La Cumbre and a student mentioned in a Johns Hopkins Article. (12/18/14) 751 4
Sounds of children’s laughter and the pitter patter of tiny feet filled the air on Thursday during The Samarkand’s “Cookies and Story Time with Roger Bradfield.” [pics] (12/16/14) 723 2

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