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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 26, 2014 reads comments
Governing Isla Vista - A town-hall meeting took place on Monday to discuss self-governance of the unincorporated Isla Vista community. 695 18
Mysterious Death of Lompoc Woman - The body of a Lompoc woman was found in La Habra,CA and police are asking the public for information. 1562 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 25, 2014 reads comments
Coaches Found Not Guilty of Battery - Two former Lompoc wrestling coaches were found not guilty of battery by a jury in Santa Maria on Wednesday. 717 2
Journalism Website Mission & State Folds - The nonprofit investigative journalism website Mission and State has been shut down, according to the Santa Barbara Foundation. 1899 33
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 23, 2014 reads comments
Gang Injunction Denied by Judge - The gang injunction petition has been denied by Santa Barbara Superior Court Judge Colleen Sterne. 2264 37
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 22, 2014 reads comments
Allergan to Close Santa Barbara Facility - Allergan announced earlier this week they will cut 1,500 jobs, including the closure of their Santa Barbara facility. 4159 66
Body Found at Lake Cachuma - Updated Information - Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office are responding to a body found at Lake Cachuma. 4186 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 17, 2014 reads comments
Lompoc Settles with Sex Offender - Lompoc City Council has approved a settlement with a registered sex offender who challenged the city's rules on where he can live, reports KSBY. 667 2
Closure of San Miguel Island Questioned - San Miguel Island was closed for a bomb sweep earlier this year, but many are questioning the sudden shutdown by the Navy, reports The Independent. 2084 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 16, 2014 reads comments
Fatal Vehicle Accident - A man was killed after the van he was driving flipped near Los Alamos early Tuesday morning, reports KEYT. 1499 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 12, 2014 reads comments
Fluctuating Cost for North County Jail? - The Board of Supervisors questioned Sheriff Bill Brown on the estimated cost of the planned North County Jail, reports the Independent. 569 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 11, 2014 reads comments
State Agency Water Error - The Central Coast Water Agency was undercharged by the Department of Water Resources to the tune of $9.3 million, reports the Independent. 728 3
Stricter Gun Regulations after Isla Vista Murders - Earlier this week elected officials met in Isla Vista to discuss proposed measures to strengthen gun-control laws, reports The Independent. 683 14
County Sheriff Ending Immigration Holds - Sheriff Bill Brown has stopped the courtesy hold for Immigration and Customs Enforcement on incarcerated immigrants, reports The Independent. 1709 40
UCSB Student Death Most Likely Accidental - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff Coroner has released findings in the death of 20-year-old UCSB student that occurred in May, reports KEYT. 3370 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 10, 2014 reads comments
Bait and Switch of Seafood Fraud - Capps and Padilla are pushing two separate bills to combat seafood fraud, reports The Independent. 1121 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 06, 2014 reads comments
Fire Captain Sentenced for Embezzling - Robert Perez, the former Santa Barbara County Fire Department employee, will serve three years in State Prison, reports The Independent. 1418 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 04, 2014 reads comments
Two Candyman Wrongful Death Suits Settle - Two wrongful-death lawsuits against the pharmacies involved in the Julio Diaz "Candyman" case have settled, reports The Independent. 1403 12
Pay Raise for County Management - Santa Barbara County management will receive a one percent salary increase, reports The Independent. 1070 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 28, 2014 reads comments
Not Enough Evidence Against Deltopia Teen - A judge has determined there is not enough evidence to charge Los Angeles teen Desmond Edwards with mayhem for the Deltopia riot, reports KEYT. 2305 16
Court Appearance of Isla Vista Man Accused of Rape - Deon Kitt, the 28-year-old Isla Vista resident accused of raping two high school students, appeared in court on Monday, reports The Independent. 2404 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 27, 2014 reads comments
IV Shooter's Father Interviewed by Barbara Walters - The father of the Isla Vista mass murderer, Elliot Rodgers, was interviewed by Barbara Walters and will air on Friday evening. 2922 35
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 26, 2014 reads comments
David Lack Faces Fraud Trial - Prominent building contractor David Lack is accused of lying to banks and swindling one Montecito resident, reports The Independent. 2994 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 25, 2014 reads comments
Funk Zone Gallery Shut Down - Local artists were prevented by Police from painting their Funk Zone murals this past weekend. 2313 29
Fire Truck Blamed for Crash - A county fire truck driver was found at fault for a head-on collision in Goleta earlier this month. 1821 22
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 21, 2014 reads comments
Macias Found Guilty of Torture - Raymond Macias was found guilty of torture and dealing methamphetamine, but the jury was divided over kidnapping and extortion charges, reports The Independent. 1747 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 20, 2014 reads comments
Montecito & SYV Water Woes - Montecito residents are hit with drought penalties and Santa Ynez water has high levels of Chromium 6, reports The Independent. 2337 44
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 18, 2014 reads comments
Kiosk Robber Sentenced 28 Years - A local man arrested in 2012 for a bank heist and robbing parking kiosks has been sentenced to 28 years in prison, reports The Independent. 1484 11
Morua Films Anti Drunk Driving PSA - Raymond Morua filmed an interview for an anti-drunk driving PSA as part of his plea agreement, reports The Independent. 1292 17
Father of Isla Vista Shooter Meets Victim's Dad - Photos have been released of the meeting between the father of Isla Vista shooter Elliot Rodger and the father of victim Christopher Martinez. 3796 28
239 Firearms in Gun Buyback - 239 firearms were received in the Santa Barbara Police Department's Anonymous Gun Buyback, reports the Independent. 1102 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 14, 2014 reads comments
Isla Vista Mural Remembers Victims - A mural in Isla Vista was recently updated to remember the six students who lost their lives on May 23rd. 1844 8
Chumash Expand Reservation - Santa Ynez Band of Chumash announce a 6.9 acre expansion of vacant land into the tribe's federal trust, reports SYV News. 982 20
Hatchet Murderer Awaits State Hospital Release - A Santa Maria man convicted of using a hatchet to murder an elderly man is allegedly ready for release from a state mental hospital after 5 years, reports KEYT. 1172 10
Local Man Causes Disturbance in Carmel - A 51-year-old Santa Barbara man was arrested at a Carmel hotel after making threats and stating he killed Osama Bin Laden. 2435 26
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 13, 2014 reads comments
Sheriffs Release Reports on Elliot Rodger - The Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office has released reports and documents from their interactions with Elliot Rodger, reports KSBY. 4744 54
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 12, 2014 reads comments
Capps Office Responds to DOJ Investigation - Capps' office responds to DOJ probe, calling News-Press allegations "tabloid media coverage," reports The Independent. 2360 57
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 11, 2014 reads comments
SBHS Softball Coach Arrested - A Santa Barbara High School softball coach was arrested for having a sexual relationship with a female player, reports The Independent. 6103 35
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 10, 2014 reads comments
FBI Investigates Capps Office - FBI-DOJ open probe into findings in News-Press investigative series on Lois Capps, reports Peter Lance. 5615 54
Denunzio Arrested Again - Tony Denunzio was arrested again last month after resisting arrest which resulted in the injury of a Harbor Patrol officer, reports The Independent. 4135 41
Great White Shark Warning - After reported sightings of a great white shark, Harbor Patrol has closed Leadbetter Beach, reports KEYT. 4298 32
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 07, 2014 reads comments
Lawsuit Filed in Old San Marcos Road Horse Deaths - A lawsuit has been filed in the Old San Marcos Rd. horse deaths, reports The Independent. 2246 36
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 06, 2014 reads comments
City Budget Incorporates Private Security - The Santa Barbara City Council set aside funds to hire two private security personnel to patrol State Street, reports The Independent. 1900 36
Board Rejects Sheriff Deputy at Chumash - A contract between Chumash Indians and County Sheriff's to provide more law enforcement was rejected by the County Board of Supervisors, reports KEYT. 1086 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 05, 2014 reads comments
Santa Maria Police Corruption? - Santa Maria Police Lieutenant fired for the shooting of officer Covarrubias fights to be reinstated, reports The Independent. 1490 9
SBHS Dons Prank Principal - The Principal of Santa Barbara High School was recently pranked by Senior Dons with a mariachi band. [vid] 3144 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 01, 2014 reads comments
Taliban Prisoner With Local Roots Released - The Taliban Prisoner with deep roots to Santa Ynez Valley has been released in exchange for five Guantanamo detainees, reports CNN. 2281 24
Spitfire Aviation Fraud Scheme - The owner of Spitfire Aviation has been sentenced with involvement in an insurance fraud scheme, reports The Independent. 2042 33
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 31, 2014 reads comments
Feeney Resigns from Land Trust - Leader of The Land Trust, Michael Feeney, was forced to resign in February. The Independent reports he was arrested for trespassing and disorderly conduct. 3072 15
Isla Vista Survivors Speak Out - Survivors from the Isla Vista shooting are speaking out about the tragedy and their recovery. 6038 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 29, 2014 reads comments
Morua Sentenced 20 Years to Life - Raymond Morua was sentenced 20 years to life on Wednesday for his drunk hit and run that killed Mallory Dies, reports KEYT. 2313 23
Lompoc Officer Arrested - Another officer at the Lompoc Police Department is in trouble with the law, reports KEYT. 2022 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 28, 2014 reads comments
Isla Vista Memorial at Harder Stadium - Residents and community members gathered at UCSB's Harder Stadium to remember the victims of the tragic Isla Vista shooting. 3386 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 26, 2014 reads comments
Rodger's Parents Searched For Son - CNN discovers new information from Elliot Rodger's parents on the night of the murders. 12414 86
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 25, 2014 reads comments
Stand Together With Isla Vista - The recent tragedy in Isla Vista has affected our small town. Stand together with edhat to support the Isla Vista community. 5775 16
Isla Vista Candlelight Vigil - Residents of Isla Vista formed a vigil on Saturday evening for those who passed in the tragic mass murder. [pics] 5480 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 23, 2014 reads comments
Mister X Revealed in Gang Injunction Trial - A witness for the City of Santa Barbara's gang injunction trial dubbed "Mister X," revealed his identity by taking the stand on Tuesday, reports The Independent. 2442 10
Fracking Ban Needs Legal Analysis - County Supervisors voted for legal analysis of the proposed fracking ban on Tuesday afternoon. 744 6
Bank of Santa Barbara CEO Steps Down - Eloy Ortega, CEO of the Bank of Santa Barbara, has stepped down as the bank follows new regulations related to the Bank Security Act. 2074 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 18, 2014 reads comments
Scarface House for Sale - The Santa Barbara mansion featured in the film "Scarface" is now on the market for $35 million. 3585 27
Driver Allegedly High in Fatal Collision - The Lompoc woman charged with second-degree murder in a fatal crash last December was allegedly high on nitrous oxide, reports The Independent. 1877 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 17, 2014 reads comments
Boy Scouts Ruled to Turn Over Files - The Boy Scouts of America have been ordered to turn over 20 years of personnel files in a sexual abuse lawsuit. 985 7
Humpback Whale Rescue Video - NOAA officials captured video of a humpback whale rescue off the Santa Barbara coast. 3410 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 16, 2014 reads comments
Friends Remember UCSB Student - Friends of Sierra Markee-Winkler, the UCSB student who was found dead on an Isla Vista beach earlier this month, gathered in her memory as new details are released. 4612 11
Gang Injunction Trial Update - The gang injunction trial is nearing the second week and a new character named "Mister X" has emerged as an interesting figure, reports The Independent. 1729 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 14, 2014 reads comments
Dos Pueblos Coach Pleads No Contest - Former Dos Pueblos football coach has pled no contest to felony charges of sexual offenses against a teen, reports The Independent. 2595 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 09, 2014 reads comments
Smoking Ordinances Considered - The Goleta City Council is considering instituting smoking ordinances, reports The Independent. 1161 26
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 03, 2014 reads comments
Craig Rudholm's Redemption - The Independent interviewed Craig Rudholm, the Santa Barbara Junior High teacher who mysteriously disappeared in 2012. 3054 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 02, 2014 reads comments
District Elections for More Diversity - The City Council is considering a change in the district election system to potentially include more diversity, reports The Independent. 848 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 01, 2014 reads comments
Fired Jail Manager Suing County - Former chief manager of Santa Barbara's new jail is suing the county after being fired last summer, reports The Independent. 1796 19
Accused Molester Hires Hit Man - A Livermore golf coach charged with child molestation is accused of hiring a hit man to kill alleged victims, one being a student in Santa Barbara. 2923 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 30, 2014 reads comments
Potential 45 Years for Ponzi Schemer - Montecito man David Prenatt convicted of fraud charges is facing 45 years behind bars for a Ponzi scheme, reports The Independent. 2466 11
Mallory Dies Supporters Confront Capps - Supporters of Mallory Dies confronted Lois Capps as she arrived to speak at a community forum, reports KEYT. 4503 84
More Defendants Dropped from Gang Injunction - The City of Santa Barbara has dropped 16 of the 27 defendants on the proposed gang injunction, reports The Independent. 1605 12
Chumash Pulls Clippers Sponsorship - Chumash Casino has pulled their sponsorship of the LA Clippers after owner's racist comments, reports KEYT. 1799 54
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 26, 2014 reads comments
Sex Offender Sues Lompoc - A registered sex offender living in Grover Beach who has sued multiple cities in California has added Lompoc to the list, reports KSBY. 1485 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 25, 2014 reads comments
County Sheriff Candidates Face-Off - Santa Barbara County Sheriff candidates squared-off at a candidates forum Wednesday night. 1353 27
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 24, 2014 reads comments
Abalone Poacher to be Sentenced - The urchin diver caught with four illegally harvested abalone on a boat in the Harbor in 2012 was convicted by a jury of all seven charges. 3150 29
City Council Defends Gang Injunction - The Santa Barbara City Council voted 5-2 to defend the gang injunction on Tuesday during a public hearing. 1758 30
Dies Family Sues Capps - The family of Mallory Dies, the local woman killed in a DUI hit and run last December, are suing Congresswoman Lois Capps, her former aide Raymond Morua, and the U.S. government in federal court. 3773 91
Triple Fatal 101 Accident Updates - Two teens killed in a triple fatal accident on Highway 101 Monday morning were described as best friends. 6121 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 17, 2014 reads comments
OC Man Guilty of Murder, Body Found in SB - An Orange County man pled guilty to murdering his uncle and dumping the body while setting it on fire in Santa Barbara County. 2286 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 16, 2014 reads comments
Morua Pleads Guilty to DUI & Hit and Run - Raymond Morua pled guilty to DUI and fatal hit-and-run charges on Tuesday morning. 2809 29
Wedding Ring Found at Ellwood Beach Returned - A local resident found a wedding ring at Ellwood Beach and through Facebook was able to return it to the rightful owners. 3333 25
Teen Accused of Deltopia Assault Pleads Not Guilty - The 17-year-old Los Angeles teen accused of assaulting a police officer during Deltopia pleaded not guilty on Monday. 2409 34
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 15, 2014 reads comments
Man Accused of Assaulting Officer, Competent? - Andrew Furst, the 26-year-old who was shot while being accused of assaulting a police officer this past December, is waiting for the court to determine his competency to stand trial. 1187 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 12, 2014 reads comments
Public Heath Answers Questions on TB Case - The Public Health Department hosted a telephone conference to discuss the recent tuberculosis (TB) case of a student at Santa Maria High School. 949 2
Aceves Questions Wolf on SEIU Contributions - Roger Aceves questions Janet Wolf's timing of SEIU contributions and voting contracts as they run for the 2nd District seat. 2087 46
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 11, 2014 reads comments
Sheriff Fires Jail Guards - The two Santa Barbara County Jail guards accused of assaulting an inmate last summer have been terminated by the Sheriff's Office following an internal affairs investigation. 2304 26
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 10, 2014 reads comments
Teen Arrested for Deltopia Mayhem - UPDATE: A 17-year-old Los Angeles teenager will be charged as an adult for assaulting an officer at Deltopia, sparking a riot in Isla Vista. 4684 44
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 05, 2014 reads comments
UCSB Professor Pleads Not Guilty - UCSB professor Mireille Miller-Young pleaded not guilty to theft and battery on Friday. 2438 39
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 04, 2014 reads comments
Atlas V Launched - Updated with photos: Atlas V rocket carrying the DMSP F-19 military weather satellite launched from Vandenberg AFB Thursday morning. 1604 27
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 02, 2014 reads comments
County Settles Sexting Scandal - KEYT is reporting that Santa Barbara County has settled the infamous "sexting scandal" for $30,000. 2713 40
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 29, 2014 reads comments
Raymond Morua Pleads Not Guilty - Raymond Morua has pled not guilty to second degree murder, DUI vehicular manslaughter, and hit-and- run charges Friday morning, reports The Indpendent. 2394 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 28, 2014 reads comments
Accidental Drowning Ruled for Nick Johnson - The Independent is reporting the Santa Barbara Coroner's Bureau have ruled Nicholas Johnson's death an 'accidental drowning' in their preliminary findings. 2858 5
Hedge Height Ordinance Moves Forward - The Independent is reporting that City Council is moving forward with the hedge height ordinance. 1794 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 26, 2014 reads comments
Narcotics Investigation At Automotive Business - KEYT is reporting that Santa Barbara Police officers are investigating suspicious activity at an automotive business in Carpinteria. 2644 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 14, 2014 reads comments
UCSB Professor Accused of Assaulting Activists - Updated With Video: An anti-abortion ministry is pursuing criminal charges against a UCSB professor during a confrontation on campus last Tuesday. 6706 132
Goleta Declares Water Shortage - Goleta has officially declared a Stage I water shortage. 1395 36
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 10, 2014 reads comments
Hawaii Stabbing Suspect Arrested in Santa Barbara - A man wanted on suspicion of stabbing a homeless man to death on Oahu has been arrested in Santa Barbara. 3119 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 08, 2014 reads comments
UCSB Student Arrested After Rushing Onto Court - A UCSB student has been arrested after rushing onto the court to confront the opposing coach during a UCSB basketball game. [vid] 3191 39
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 07, 2014 reads comments
SYV Woman Sentenced to State Prison - A Santa Ynez woman has been sentenced to nearly five years in state prison on Monday for embezzlement. 1833 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 06, 2014 reads comments
Woman Receives Probation After DUI Crash - A local woman has been sentenced to probation after a May 2013 DUI crash left her 3-year-old son with a broken neck. [pics] 2911 31
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 04, 2014 reads comments
Two Deputies Attacked In County Jail - Two Custody Deputies were attacked in Santa Barbara County Jail just days after the Sheriff Administration announced staffing reduction. 2685 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 03, 2014 reads comments
Santa Barbara 2014 Storm Recap - The recent storms in Santa Barbara have caused quite a stir. Edhat put together some highlights of this weekend's destruction. 12416 27
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 28, 2014 reads comments
Rain & Snow Aid Drought - Another round of rain is headed before the end of the week, bringing further relief from the extreme drought. 2517 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 21, 2014 reads comments
Santa Barbara's Middle Class - CNN Money lists Santa Barbara as one of the best counties for the middle class in the U.S. Do Edhatters agree? 3438 74
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 20, 2014 reads comments
Boy Scouts Lawsuit Proceeds to Trial - A sex-abuse lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America survived a legal challenge and is set for trial later this year in California. 1376 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 19, 2014 reads comments
Missing Solvang Teens - UPDATE: Teens Found. Two Solvang teenagers have gone missing in Lake Tahoe over the weekend while on a church ski trip. 3602 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 16, 2014 reads comments
Government Appeals Ty Warner's Probation - The U.S. government plans to appeal the sentence of billionaire Ty Warner, the Beanie Babies creator who recently received two years' probation for tax evasion. 2558 31
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