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Kayakers Rescued Off Campus Point - Two kayakers were rescued off Campus Point and treated for hypothermia on Sunday afternoon. 406 add
Dog Dies in Structure Fire - A dog passed away during a structure fire in Buellton early Sunday morning. 339 2
Two Earthquakes Hit Santa Barbara - [Update]: Two earthquakes hit the Santa Barbara area on Sunday morning. 11342 44
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 23, 2017 reads comments
National Crime Victims' Rights Week - The Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office commemorated National Crime Victims' Rights Week on Tuesday. 172 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 22, 2017 reads comments
Carbajal Holds Town Hall at UCSB - Congressman Salud Carbajal held a town hall at UC Santa Barbara Monday evening to address environmental concerns, education, and immigration. 613 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 21, 2017 reads comments
Wine Tasting & Music Venue Slated for Buellton - A new wine tasting area, retail space, and music venue is slated for the corner of Avenue of Flags and Highway 246 in Buellton. 661 12
Fishermen Rescue Kayakers off Goleta Coast - A Santa Barbara fishing crew rescued two stranded kayakers off the coast of Goleta on Easter Sunday. 2073 19
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 20, 2017 reads comments
Fatal Traffic Accident Near Gaviota - [Update]: CHP released the identify of the Buellton woman who was pronounced dead after a traffic accident on Highway 101 near Gaviota Tuesday morning. 5287 6
Multi-Vehicle Accident on SR-154 at Painted Cave - Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a head on collision on SR-154 at Windy Gap, near Painted Cave. 2209 15
Stolen Shelter Dog Recovered Safely - [Update]: The stolen seven-month-old puppy Riley has been returned to Santa Maria Animal Shelter. 3837 49
Venoco to Close Platform Holly Amidst Bankruptcy - Venoco filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday and announced plans to decommission Platform Holly and the South Ellwood Oil Field. 1920 53
Mayor Supports Federal Funding for Social Services - Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider held a press conference on Monday, joining mayors across the nation, in support of the Federal Community Development Block Grant Program. 691 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 19, 2017 reads comments
Suspicious Death Ruled Suicide - [Update]: Santa Maria Police report the suspicious death of a woman is now ruled a suicide. 3571 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 18, 2017 reads comments
Greenhouse Fire in Orcutt - Firefighters responded to a fire in an Orcutt greenhouse early Monday morning. 535 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 17, 2017 reads comments
Tax Day March on State Street - Hundreds of local residents marched on State Street this Saturday, Tax Day, to protest President Trump's refusal to release his income tax returns. 2151 50
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 16, 2017 reads comments
Naomi Schwartz Plaque Unveiled - Local leaders unveiled a plaque honoring Naomi Schwartz on State Street Saturday morning. 983 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 15, 2017 reads comments
Local Bivalve Shellfish Unsafe to Eat - Recreationally-caught bivalve shellfish are now unsafe to eat as they contain dangerous levels of domoic acid, states the California Department of Health. 1480 17
UCSB Student Found Dead at Campus Point - A UC Santa Barbara student was found dead on Wednesday morning of an apparent suicide. 3643 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 14, 2017 reads comments
Michael Towbes Dies at 87 - Developer and philanthropist Michael Towbes passed away Wednesday evening at the age of 87. 4956 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 11, 2017 reads comments
Local Non-Profit Sued for Racial Discrimination - A former employee has filed a lawsuit against Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County alleging racial discrimination. 1999 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 09, 2017 reads comments
Woman Injured After Falling off Isla Vista Balcony - A woman sustained moderate injuries after falling off a balcony on Del Playa Drive onto the beach below in Isla Vista on Saturday. 2491 23
Kevin Costner's Property For Sale - Kevin Costner's property on the Carpinteria bluffs is on the market for $60 million. 3658 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 08, 2017 reads comments
Former Cruise Captain Pleads Guilty - Former Lompoc resident and cruise captain for Majestic Ventures, Cynthia Lyrla, pleaded guilty to identity theft. 1629 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 07, 2017 reads comments
Local Woman Charged with Embezzlement - A Santa Barbara woman and former Northern California schoolmaster was recently arrested after embezzling over one million dollars from a K-8 school. 4475 28
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 06, 2017 reads comments
Entangled Whale Watch - An entangled whale passed through Santa Barbara channel Monday, and has last been spotted at Piedras Blancas, 3:30pm today. 2438 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 04, 2017 reads comments
Burglary at Goleta Valley Church - [Update]: The transient who had broken in to Goleta Valley Church and has been identified and arrested. [mug] 5733 32
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 03, 2017 reads comments
Former Dancer Sues Spearmint Rhino - A former exotic dancer has filed a class action lawsuit against the Spearmint Rhino for failing to pay an hourly wage.  3425 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 02, 2017 reads comments
Luxury Bunkers in Underground City Tunnels - The City of Santa Barbara has signed off on building luxury bunkers in underground city tunnels. 4836 10
New Grocery Chain to Take Over Paseo Macy's - A new grocery store chain is set to take over the former Macy's spot in Paseo Nuevo Mall. 11043 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 01, 2017 reads comments
Man Drowns Near Harbor - [Update]: A man drowned near the Santa Barbara Harbor early Thursday evening, has now been identified as Crescencio Ramos Ramirez. 9372 34
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 31, 2017 reads comments
Traffic Collision on Highway 166 - [Update:] A traffic collision on Highway 166 near Cuyama has led to a woman being air lifted to Cottage Hospital.  903 6
Eroding Beach Predictions - A recent study found that with limited human intervetion, 31-67% of Southern Californian beaches may become completely eroded. 1840 27
Details Released in Recent High Speed Chase - [Update]: A full report and mugshots have been released of the suspects involved in the high speed chase starting in Ventura and ending in Gaviota on Tuesday. 6763 68
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 30, 2017 reads comments
Pedestrian Killed in SR-246 Collision - A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle on SR-246 at Sweeney Road on Wednesday morning. 1153 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 29, 2017 reads comments
Vehicle Crashes Over Harris Grade - A medical emergency caused a man to crash his vehicle over the side of Harris Grade Road near Lompoc Tuesday morning. 1029 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 28, 2017 reads comments
Local 5th Grader on National Television - A Santa Barbara 5th grader was just featured on NBC's "Little Big Shots" Sunday evening. 2847 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 25, 2017 reads comments
Marborg Truck on Fire - Update: A Marborg trash truck caught fire in the 1200 Block of Coast Village Road. 2839 22
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 24, 2017 reads comments
Albertsons to Merge with Sprouts? - Grocery chain Albertsons is said to be in talks with the organic grocer Sprouts. 2592 44
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 22, 2017 reads comments
Dog Attack at the Mission Rose Garden - [Update]: Enzo, the small dog attacked at the Santa Barbara Mission, is reportedly out of surgery and recovering. 8975 131
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 20, 2017 reads comments
Single Vehicle Rollover Injures 5 Occupants - A single vehicle rollover near Buellton led to one person being airlifted to Cottage Hospital and another two occupants transported via ground ambulance. 1182 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 18, 2017 reads comments
Motorcycle Crash Victim Dies at Cottage - The rider of a three-wheeled motorcycle involved in a crash on State Street died at Cottage Hospital after being taken off life support. 3651 14
Counting Their Losses - For Latino businesses, every day is a day without immigrants 2816 33
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 16, 2017 reads comments
Box Truck Traffic Accident on SR-154 - [Update]: An overturned box truck and a sedan created a traffic pile-up on SR-154 Wednesday morning. 1684 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 15, 2017 reads comments
Hit & Run Near Washington School Leads to Lockdown - [Update:] A hit and run collision led to a stolen vehicle arrest and Washington Elementary School being temporarily placed on lock down. 3753 27
Carbajal Town Meeting On Health Care - Congressman Salud Carbajal hosted a town hall meeting alongside a panel of experts to discuss health care and the new propsed bill, the American Health Care Act.  1315 22
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 14, 2017 reads comments
UCSB Student Sues after being Suspended - A UC Santa Barbara student is suing UCSB for suspending him since August, preventing him to go to school.  3944 36
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 13, 2017 reads comments
Lompoc Police Officer Dies - A Lompoc Police Officer died early Tuesday morning, in an apparent suicide indicated by preliminary investigation.  2700 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 12, 2017 reads comments
Teen Struck and Killed by Amtrak Train - [Update]: A young male adult was fatally injured by an Amtrak passenger train while walking on the tracks near Fernald Point. 13014 28
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 11, 2017 reads comments
Laundry Room Fire in Mission Canyon - [Update]: Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a laundry room fire on Williams Way in the Mission Canyon area Thursday evening. 1632 5
Goleta Beach Park vs. the Swells of Winter - A longer barricade of boulders will protect the picnic grounds of Goleta Beach, county officials say. But what about the beach? 2523 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 10, 2017 reads comments
Injury Accident at Hwy 135 and Clark Ave. - Single vehicle accident at Highway 135 and Clark Ave. in Orcutt has led to a man airlifted to Cottage Hospital. 1086 9
Hundreds Gather for A Day Without a Woman Rally - Hundreds of people gathered together at De La Guerra Plaza on Wednesday in honor of International Women's Day and "A Day Without A Woman." 2211 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 09, 2017 reads comments
Vegetation Fire at San Julian Ranch in Lompoc - [UPDATED:] Approximately three quarters of an acre at San Julian Ranch in Lompoc burned in a vegetation fire. 1267 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 08, 2017 reads comments
Structure Fire in Orcutt - [Update]: A structure fire severely damaged a home in the 300 block of Crescent Ave in Orcutt. 788 3
High Speed Chase Locks Down Lompoc High - [Update]: A high speed chase of led to Lompoc High School being placed on lock-down after three suspects fled onto campus. 1712 19
SCE Seeks New Distributed Energy Resources - Southern California Edison is seeking new distributed energy resources to boost grid resiliency in the area. 747 6
Homeless Woman Reunited with Family - A homeless woman who spent 11 years on the streets of Santa Barbara was reunited with her family thanks to the help of a Santa Barbara police officer. 3312 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 07, 2017 reads comments
Injury from Milpas Structure Fire - [Update:]Santa Barbara City Fire fighters responded to a fire above Pat's Liquor at 424 North Milpas. 1594 6
Stolen Pizza Delivery Car Starts High Speed Chase - [Update]: A man was arrested after stealing a pizza delivery car on Sunday evening that turned into a high-speed chase. 5135 23
UCSB Skateboarder Tackled by UC Police - UCSB students are upset after UC Police officers allegedly tackled a student for illegally skateboarding. 7475 106
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 05, 2017 reads comments
Injury Accident Outside of Vandenberg - [Update]: A woman was airlifted after a single vehicle accident outside the main gates of Vandenberg Air Force Base.  1821 5
Neverland Ranch Market Price Falls to $67 Million - The market price for Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch has fallen to $67 million, a 33 percent price drop from its original price listing. 2464 25
Former News-Press Employees Win in Federal Court - Former Santa Barbara News-Press employees received a win in federal appeals court on Friday. 2910 45
UCSB Sexual Harassment Staff Violations - Six UC Santa Barbara employees violated the Title IX sexual harassment policy between January 2013 and April 2016. 3566 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 03, 2017 reads comments
Trash Truck Catches Fire on Cliff Dr. - [Update:]A Marborg trash truck caught fire at Cliff Drive and Lighthouse Road next to Lazy Acres. [pic] 3452 12
Judge Rules in Favor of Goleta Water District - A Santa Barbara Superior Court Judge ruled in favor of the Goleta Water District in the case against Slippery Rock Ranch, ruling the district has rights to water beneath the ranch. 1632 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 02, 2017 reads comments
Atlas Launch Successful - Vandenberg Air Force Base successfully launched Atlas V on Wednesday morning. 1558 2
City Council AUD Meeting Recap - Edhat readers shares updates from the Average Unit Density meeting with the Santa Barbara City Council on Tuesday. 2279 37
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 01, 2017 reads comments
Trader Joe's Applesauce Recall - Trader Joe's has recalled several versions of their Unsweetened Applesauce due to glass being found in the product. 1245 4
Armed Robbery at Goleta 7-Eleven - [Update:] Santa Barbara Police are searching for two males involved in the armed robbery at the 7-Eleven in the 7300 block of Calle Real in Goleta. 5582 7
Atlas V Launch Scheduled for Wednesday - Vandenberg Air Force Base planning to launch the Atlas V rocket on Wednesday at 9:49 a.m. 1316 7
Lost Hikers on Tunnel Trail - [Update]: Search and Rescue crews found a group of lost hikers at the top of Gibraltar Road on Sunday evening. 3927 25
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 28, 2017 reads comments
Police Officer Injured in Auto Accident - [Update:] Roger reports a police officer is injured due to an automobile accident at Figueroa and De La Vina. 3760 22
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 27, 2017 reads comments
Gas Explosion in Apartment Complex - [Update]: A gas explosion in an apartment complex caused moderate damage to two residences in the 1200 block of Stone Creek Road. 3007 7
Vehicle Rollover On Hwy 166 - A woman was airlifted to Cottage Hospital after single vehicle rollover on Hwy 166 near Rock Front Ranch. 1159 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 26, 2017 reads comments
Man Airlifted to Hospital After Vehicle Rollover - A man was airlifted to Santa Barbara Cottage after a vehicle rollover accident on Highway 1 in Lompoc Saturday afternoon. 1629 2
Tree Falls on Power Lines in Hollister - [Update]: Roger reports a tree fell into power lines in the 4500 block of Hollister near Arboleda. 3279 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 25, 2017 reads comments
Train Fatality on Bath Street - [Update]: The Wednesday evening Amtrak train was stopped for several hours after striking and killing one person near the Santa Barbara train station. 4679 16
White Supremacy Posters Found on SBCC - White supremacy posters were found throughout Santa Barbara City College's campus on Thursday morning. 2885 51
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 24, 2017 reads comments
Planned Parenthood Gathers Support in Local Rally - Over 300 people gathered in the Sunken Gardens of the Santa Barbara Courthouse to support Planned Parenthood during a planned rally on Tuesday. 2369 49
Several Earthquakes Hit Central Coast - Edhat subscribers reported feeling several small earthquakes on Wednesday evening. 4133 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 23, 2017 reads comments
Student Diagnosed with Meningitis Hospitalized - A Santa Barbara City College student and Isla Vista resident was hospitalized after being diagnosed with meningitis. 2254 8
Hundreds Gather for President's Weekend Protest - Several hundred residents and local politicians gathered in downtown Santa Barbara on Saturday for a march aimed to unite marginalized people. 2466 51
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 21, 2017 reads comments
Ward Dr Fire Ruled Accidental - [Update:] Fire investigators reveal they have found no evidence indicating the structure fire on Ward Drive, which houses the Islamic Society, was set intentionally. 5173 30
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 18, 2017 reads comments
Road Closures & Hazards - [Update]: Roger and edhatters report road closures and hazards due to the recent storms. 18490 16
Airport Runway and Goleta Streets Closed - Several streets in Goleta and the Santa Barbara Airport have closed due to flooding. 3314 add
Eucalyptus Tree Falls on Carport - A large eucalyptus tree fell onto a carport in the 400 block of Ellwood Beach Drive in Goleta. 4610 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 17, 2017 reads comments
Gang Fight Prompts Road Closure - [UPDATED:] Santa Barbara Police arrested five suspects for gang related activities at Guadalajara Market 7918 17
Structure Fire on W. Figueroa - [Update]: Santa Barbara City firefighters knocked down a structure fire in the 300 block of West Figueroa Street on Thursday morning. 2126 14
Landlord Pini Sued by Santa Barbara City & County - Landlord Dario Pini is being sued by the County and City of Santa Barbara under the California Unfair Competition Law. 4750 36
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 16, 2017 reads comments
Motorcycle Accident on East Cabrillo - [UPDATE:] A traffic collision that occurred Wednesday at the 1300 block of East Cabrillo claimed the life of a motorcyclist. 2999 15
Student Dies on UCSB Campus - [Update]: The UCSB student who died in a dorm room on campus has been identified as a Chinese International student. 10554 33
Ventura-Pitas Fault Findings - A recent study has found the Ventura-Pitas Point fault to be closer to the surface than originally thought, which may cause stronger shaking and more damage.  1327 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 15, 2017 reads comments
Genis Sentenced 2 Years in Federal Prison - Santa Barbara criminal defense attorney, Darryl Genis, was sentenced to two years in Federal Prison for failing to report over $3.5 million in income to the IRS. 2677 35
Immigration Raids in Local Areas - ICE has been conducting immigration raids throughout Santa Barbara and Ventura counties this past weekend. 6173 81
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 14, 2017 reads comments
Man Fatally Injured in Sheriff Deputy Shooting - [Update:] A Santa Barbara man died after being shot by a Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputy during an investigation on Sunday evening. 9091 70
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 13, 2017 reads comments
Rollover Crash on Sycamore Canyon Road - [Update]: Santa Barbara Police questioned a man and woman hiding in a creek bed after their vehicle rolled over on Sycamore Canyon Road. 4954 28
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 12, 2017 reads comments
County Fire Contains Garage Fire in Lompoc - Santa Barbara County Fire contained a garage fire Saturday morning in Lompoc. 754 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 10, 2017 reads comments
Health Care Jitters - Obamacare has insured one out of 10 Santa Barbara County residents and rescued a dozen struggling clinics. Now what? 3081 61
Ventura Man to be Sentenced in Mortgage Fraud Case - Ventura resident Peter Woodard will be sentenced in federal court for his connection with a multimillion dollar mortgage fraud case. 2136 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 09, 2017 reads comments
Police Chase Leads to Arrest - Santa Barbara Police chase Edmond Sorrel down Montecito Street, leading to his arrest for possession of a loaded weapon. 3172 15
UCSB Lecture Discusses "Trump-ism" - UCSB's Multicultural Center hosted panelists from UCLA for a discussion titled "Trump Says Go Back We Say Fight Back." 745 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 07, 2017 reads comments
Fatal Accident at 135 and Orcutt - Santa Barbara County Fire Department responds a fatal single vehicle accident at Highway 135 and Orcutt Road. 1944 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 06, 2017 reads comments
Deckers Outdoor Financial Results - Deckers Outdoor released their third quarter financial results, reporting a major loss of net income. 2973 34
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 04, 2017 reads comments
Rollover Traffic Accident on Harris Grade - [Update]: A rollover head-on traffic collision occurred on Harris Grade at SR-135 leaving three people injured. 1810 9
Biker Falls Over Bridgerail During Race, Clings On - A bicyclist was clinging for his life to avoid falling 30 feet off a bridge after he was involved in a bike collision during a race Saturday. 8306 31
Retired Chief Working for Monterey County Parks - Retired Santa Barbara City Police Chief Cam Sanchez was hired as the Monterey County Parks Department Executive Management Specialist. 2334 27
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 03, 2017 reads comments
Groundhog Shadow Predictions Up for Debate - Did the groundhog see its shadow? Some say the weather animal's winter predictions may be debatable. 780 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 01, 2017 reads comments
Carbajal Introduces California Clean Coast Act - Salud Carbajal introduced his first piece of legislature, the California Clean Coast Act, which would permanently ban any new offshore oil and gas leasing off the coast of California. 1440 27
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 31, 2017 reads comments
UCSB Students March Against Muslim Ban - Approximately 300 UCSB students and faculty participated in a peaceful rally protesting the proposed Muslim ban. 2226 68

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