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Brush Fire at Winchester Gun Club - [Update]: A brush fire near the Winchester Canyon gun club off W. Camino Cielo is under control by firefighters at 3/4 of an acre. 2693 18
Chimney Fire Off W. Camino Cielo - Firefighters responded to a home off W. Camino Cielo on Sunday morning due to chimney fire. 269 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 29, 2015 reads comments
Donations for Child Hit by Vehicle - Locals have started a donation campaign to help a mother and daughter with medical bills who were struck by a vehicle in October. 1068 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 28, 2015 reads comments
Pini Property Deemed Unsafe - A property owned by infamous landlord Dario Pini has been red tagged as unsafe by a city building inspector. 3992 56
SBCC Hires PR Company to Improve Image - Santa Barbara City College has hired a local public relations company to improve their image and communication with the community. 1688 52
Tropicana Gardens Will House SBCC Students - Tropicana Gardens in Isla Vista will continue to house Santa Barbara City College students after the apartment complex was purchased by UCSB. 807 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 27, 2015 reads comments
Residential Garage Fire Near Foothill - [Update]:Santa Barbara City Fire Department responded to a structure fire, a fully engulfed garage, in the 700 block of Calle Palo Colorado St near Foothill Road. 2301 19
Fire Department Deploys Training Exercises - The Santa Barbara City Fire Department deployed training exercises this week throughout town. 461 add
County Receives Oil Spill Preparedness Grant - Santa Barbara County has received a $60,000 grant for response equipment and training to strengthen oil spill preparedness. 484 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 25, 2015 reads comments
Teens Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit - Edhat subscribers reported a car chase and several crashes on the Eastside of Santa Barbara in the early hours of Tuesday morning. 2224 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 24, 2015 reads comments
Broken Gas Pipe on La Cumbre - [Update]: Roger reports a broken gas pipe outside 120 N. La Cumbre resulting in evacuations of nearby apartments. 1386 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 21, 2015 reads comments
Karch Kiraly Court Dedication - A court at East Beach will be named in Santa Barbara volleyball legend Karch Kiraly's honor on November 21. 1405 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 20, 2015 reads comments
Deputies Standoff with Suspect in Carpinteria Home - [Update]: The Sheriff's office has released the identity of the deceased suspect who barricaded himself in a trailer in Carpinteria on Thursday. 8908 51
Google Express Expands to Santa Barbara - A new overnight delivery service, Google Express, has recently expanded to Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura. 2339 7
Fire Crews Locate Missing Driver - [Update]: Santa Barbara County Fire crews located the missing vehicle and driver who went over the side of Highway 154. 4185 16
Citrix to Layoff Employees - The Goleta-based Citrix Systems is set to lay off 1,000 employees by the end of January 2016 after spinning off a new company. 3352 27
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 19, 2015 reads comments
Mayor Frustrated Over Punta Gorda Project - [Update]: Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider sent a letter to our local Senator and Assemblymember expressing frustration with the Punta Gorda Street housing project. 7522 130
Governor Appoints Public Defender as Judge - Former public defender, Raimundo J. Montes De Oca, has been named as a new Superior Court Judge in Santa Barbara. 1294 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 18, 2015 reads comments
Early Morning Power Outage - Several edhat subscribers report an early morning power outage on Tuesday affecting more than 18,000 SoCal Edison customers. 3151 37
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 16, 2015 reads comments
Complex Looks to House SBCC Overflow - An apartment complex next door to SBCC is discussing the possibility of turning into a dorm to house more students. 2771 67
City Cracks Down on Vacation Rentals - The City of Santa Barbara has served subpoenas to several vacation rental websites. 5390 60
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 14, 2015 reads comments
Haggen Releases Auction Results - [Update]: The global auction for the remaining Haggen stores ends as a list of finalized bidders is released. 12060 88
Art Murals Ordered to be Removed - After two months, the art in "Postcards of Santa Barbara" has been ordered to be taken down immediately from the La Entrada project. 3376 34
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 13, 2015 reads comments
UCSB Participates in Million Student March - Students and faculty at UC Santa Barbara participated in the national Million Student March throughout the UCSB campus on Thursday. 2151 57
Vehicle Rollover Near Orcutt - A driver suffers major injuries and extrication after a vehicle rollover accident on Highway 135 at Orcutt. 909 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 10, 2015 reads comments
Final Election Numbers In - The City of Santa Barbara has completed the final count of election ballots for the City Council seats. 1132 22
Fire on an Amtrak Train - An edhat subscriber reports there is a fire on a train at the Amtrak Station in downtown Santa Barbara. 1804 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 09, 2015 reads comments
Student Transfer after Alleged San Marcos Threat - A transfer petition has been created by the family of the San Marcos High School student at the center of the recent alleged school shooting threat. 4704 66
Nazi Death Camp Survivor Dies - Holocaust survivor, Thomas Blatt, passed away in Santa Barbara last week at the age of 88. 1424 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 08, 2015 reads comments
Green Flash Above Santa Barbara - Hundreds of edhat subscribers report a bright green flash and an unidentified flying object in the sky after 6pm on Saturday. 5145 23
Train Strikes Pedestrian in Carpinteria - [Update]: A Carpinteria woman has been identified after being struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Carpinteria on Friday evening. 7485 25
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 06, 2015 reads comments
Gibraltar Fire 100% Contained - [Update]: The Gibraltar Fire was 100% contained at 21 acres at 4:30 p.m. on November 4.  72390 211
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 04, 2015 reads comments
CDPH Issues Warning about Dungeness and Rock Crabs - The CDPH has issued a warning about dungeness and rock crabs caught in waters along the Central and Northern California coast. 3028 14
Fatal Traffic Accident on Highway 101 - 56-year-old Ronald Mills, of Santa Maria, died in a vehicle accident on Highway 101 near the Gaviota Tunnel on Monday. 4867 15
Suicidal Subject Arrested After Confrontation - [Update]: A suicidal man in Orcutt was arrested on Monday after a confrontation with Sheriff's Deputies. 2072 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 03, 2015 reads comments
Gravel Truck Crash Closes Highway 101 - [Update]: Highway 101 southbound is now open after a gravel truck crashed into the center divider near the Gaviota Tunnel on the Nojoqui Grade. 3974 10
Bank Robbery in Goleta - [UPDATE]: The Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect who robbed Union Bank on Fairview Avenue in Goleta. 5287 23
Vehicle Rollover on Highway 101 - A single vehicle rolled over on Highway 101 in Gaviota, just south of Highway 1, on Monday morning. 1597 3
Vehicle Over Side of Highway 154 - A vehicle accident sent a truck 60 feet over the side of Highway 154 on Monday morning. 2251 3
Mother Faces Murder Charges of Ailing Daughter - Last week a Superior Court judge upheld the murder charges against an elderly mother accused of killing her daughter who suffered from ALS. 2005 27
Former Santa Barbara Man Faces Capital Murder - A former Santa Barbara man, and twice convicted sexually violent predator, is facing capital murder charges in two cold cases. 3410 26
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 02, 2015 reads comments
Inside Haggen's Faulty Expansion - A new article details the investment firm controlling Haggen Food and Pharmacy paid for most of the expansion by flipping newly acquired real estate. 4964 26
2 Bodies Found in Santa Ynez - [Update]:The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is releasing the identities of the two people who were found deceased in Santa Ynez yesterday. 15118 45
Chumash Casino Now Serves Alcohol - A temporary permit allows alcohol to be served at the Chumash Casino while the legal age limit is now 21 years old. 3394 55
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 01, 2015 reads comments
Hit and Run Kills Pedestrian, Driver Arrested - A 67-year-old Cambria woman is dead after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Hollister Ave Friday evening. 6332 44
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 31, 2015 reads comments
Man Falls Over Cliffs in Isla Vista - Roger reports a man fell over the cliffs in the 6700 block of Del Playa in Isla Vista. 4025 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 30, 2015 reads comments
Vehicle Rollover Near Los Alamos - A vehicle rollover accident on Highway 101 northbound near Los Alamos has resulted in multiple injuries. 1865 10
Flood Zone Changes - Local residents may see an increase in flood insurance as the City of Santa Barbara's Flood Insurance Rate Maps change next week. 2033 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 28, 2015 reads comments
Walgreen's Buys Rite Aid - Walgreen's announced today that it will buy Rite Aid in a $17.2 billion deal. 1776 36
Traffic Collision Causes Fuel Spill on Hwy 166 - A traffic accident on Highway 166 in Cuyama resulted in a 100 gallon diesel fuel spill. 703 2
Local Volunteer Passes Away at 107 - Famous volunteer, Santa Barbara resident, and possibly Facebook's oldest user, Edythe Kirchmaier passed away at 107 years of age. 1690 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 23, 2015 reads comments
Fresh & Easy to Close Stores - Another Southern California grocery chain bites the dust as Fresh and Easy closes up shop. 3112 56
SBCC Athlete Arrested for Rape - A Santa Barbara City College student-athlete was been arrested last month for the alleged rape of 19-year-old female student. 3632 29
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 22, 2015 reads comments
Accused Murderer Pleads Insanity - Nicolas Holzer, the Goleta man who allegedly killed his family last year, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity on Tuesday. 1686 29
Boat on Fire Sinks Near Channel Islands - A 36-foot boat caught fire and sank off the Ventura coast between Anacapa and Santa Cruz Islands Wednesday morning. 2151 9
Santa Barbara Police Chief to Retire - [Update]: Cam Sanchez, Chief of the Santa Barbara Police Department, has announced he plans to retire in February. 3530 63
Fully Engulfed Structure Fire in Santa Ynez - Santa Barbara County Firefighters were called out to an early Wednesday morning structure fire on Baseline Ave in Santa Ynez. 1397 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 21, 2015 reads comments
2-Acre Brush Fire in Orcutt - Santa Barbara County Firefighters tackled a 2 acre vegetation fire in Orcutt on Tuesday afternoon. 666 add
Two Dead in Plane Crash From Santa Barbara - [Update]: Two Santa Barbara residents are dead after their plane crashed in Morongo Canyon on Saturday. 6278 8
Sheriff's Investigating Threat at San Marcos - [Updated:] Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office has determined there is no credible threat of potential violence at San Marcos High School. School is in session. 15823 110
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 20, 2015 reads comments
Oxygen Tank Fire at Friendship Manor - Update: A 78-year-old woman suffered first and second degree burns to her face after an oxygen tank exploded at Friendship Manor in Isla Vista on Monday morning. 3195 40
Multi-Vehicle Collision - Updated: A multi-vehicle traffic collision last night on southbound 101 near Buellton hospitalized one woman with major injuries. [pic] 2050 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 19, 2015 reads comments
Officer Bit by K9 at Carriage Museum - [Update]: A Santa Barbara Police officer was accidentally bit by a Police K9 at the Carriage Museum while trying to arrest a transient who crashed a private event. 10332 51
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 18, 2015 reads comments
Venomous Sea Snake Found in Oxnard - An "incredibly venomous" sea snake was seen along an Oxnard Beach this week and environmentalists blame the warm El Niño waters. 4530 24
Stranded on the 166 - Lisa recounts her experience of being stranded on Highway 166 for several hours on Friday as the roads were closed due to flooding. 1943 8
SLO Girl Meets Crush on Ellen - A 3-year-old San Luis Obispo girl met her superstar crush, Adam Levine, on Ellen this week. ` 1655 7
UCSB Settles With Pro-Life Protestors - UCSB has settled out of court with a group of pro-life protestors after a professor allegedly assaulted one of them last year. 1756 45
Blind Dog Rescued After Being Abandoned in Park - A blind pit bull mix, named Poly who needed medical attention, was abandoned in a Santa Maria park until a nonprofit rescued her. 2995 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 17, 2015 reads comments
Flash Flooding Trapped Cars on Hwy 166 - [Update]: The flash flooding that trapped over 100 vehicles on Highway 166 has since cleared and all vehicles exited safely. [pics] 5807 47
Major Injury in Traffic Collision on Storke Rd. - A traffic collision on the Storke Road overpass resulted in the major injury of one driver and a minor injury to an 8-year-old child. [pics] 4056 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 16, 2015 reads comments
Quaids Released From Jail - Randy and Evi Quaid have been released from jail in Vermont while Santa Barbara District Attorney plans to seek a Governor's Warrant. 1881 34
New Anchor to Replace Paula Lopez - Reporter Melissa Mahan has been named the new co-anchor of KCOY 12 Central Coast News, replacing former anchor Paula Lopez. 4576 25
Commercial Sales in Santa Barbara - Three hotel properties were sold on the south coast of Santa Barbara County this year. 3144 14
LOL Comedy Festival Cancels Shows - The second weekend of the 2nd annual Laugh Out Loud Comedy Festival in Santa Barbara was unexpectedly cancelled. 1233 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 15, 2015 reads comments
UCSB Student Passes Away From Blood Loss - An Isla Vista resident and UCSB student passed away Sunday morning at Cottage Hospital from blood loss due to an arm laceration. 8570 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 14, 2015 reads comments
Missing Nevada Student Found Safe - [Update]: A young woman visiting the Santa Barbara area from Sierra Nevada College in Nevada reported missing, has been found safe. 17773 161
RV Catches Fire on Highway 101 - An RV caught fire on the side of Highway 101 near the Refugio exit. 1354 12
Lompoc Riverbed Fire - A vegetation fire burned a 1/4 acre of brush in the riverbed at 7th Street and Riverside Dr. in Lompoc this morning. 557 1
Ventura Swimmers Attempt Open Water Swim - A Ventura swim club is currently attempting a 70-mile channel relay crossing from San Nicolas Island to the Palos Verdes peninsula. 1232 7
Designs Released for Arlington Village - Plans for the new Arlington Village development, cornering Chapala and Sola Streets, are gaining speed. 1846 30
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 13, 2015 reads comments
Highway 101 Brush Fire Near Los Alamos - A brush fire in the center divider of Highway 101 caused traffic delays near Los Alamos on Monday afternoon after burning 3/4 of an acre. 664 add
Lori Gaskin Retires from SBCC - [Update]: Lori Gaskin, President of Santa Barbara City College, has announced she will retire at the end of the 2015/16 academic year. 2587 40
DAWG Gives Volunteers New Lease on Life - The dogs with the Dog Adoption and Welfare Group (DAWG) are giving volunteers a new lease on life. 2362 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 12, 2015 reads comments
New NonProfit in Courtroom of Chen Case - Members of a newly formed nonprofit organization, Davey's Voice named after an abused dog, were in the courtroom for convicted animal abuser, Duanying Chen's, court review. 1812 33
UCSB Professor Cancels BYU Lecture - A UCSB Sociology professor cancelled his scheduled lecture at Brigham Young University in Utah after learning how the school treats Mormon students who lose their faith. 3128 53
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 11, 2015 reads comments
Quaids Arrested in Vermont, SB Notified - [Update]: The SB County Sheriff's Office were notified October 9 by Vermont State Police of the arrest of Randy and Evi Quaid in the State of Vermont. 6814 70
Suspected Murder/Suicide in Los Olivos - [Update]: Autopsy results have been released in the Los Olivos murder-suicide incident. [pic] 21994 77
Record Breaking Heat in Santa Barbara County - Temperatures reached triple digits on Friday, shattering heat records in Santa Barbara County. 2755 26
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 10, 2015 reads comments
Dead Body Found at Faulding - Roger reports a dead body was found at the Faulding Hotel at 15 E. Haley Street on Friday afternoon. 3073 19
High Speed Chase Leads to IV Search - Roger reports a high speed chase on Highway 101 that lead to Police searching for the suspect in Isla Vista. 5569 93
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 09, 2015 reads comments
Los Olivos Barn Catches Fire - A barn in Los Olivos caught fire on Thursday morning, fire officials are calling it a total loss. 1880 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 08, 2015 reads comments
Vegetation Fire off Cathedral Oaks - [UPDATE]: Roger reports a small vegetation fire on the hillside off Paseo del Pinon, near Cathedral Oaks in Goleta. Firefighters confirm the fire is out and kept to 1/4 acre. 1833 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 07, 2015 reads comments
Possible Stabbing Near Foodland - Edhat is receiving reports of a possible stabbing in the 1500 block of San Andres near Foodland with an injured subject in the area. 2664 35
Reports of Man with Rifle Near Skofield Park - [Updated:] A man with a gun was spotted at Skofield Park. Police are currently setting up a perimeter and Las Canoas Road is blocked off. 4899 55
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 06, 2015 reads comments
Haggen Stores to be Auctioned - Pending bankruptcy court approval, Gelson's Markets and Smart and Final will buy multiple Haggen Food and Pharmacy stores. 5292 56
Court Denies Convicted Child Molester Alimony - The court has denied convicted child molester, Genise Gomez (Schu), spousal support from her ex-husband. 2957 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 05, 2015 reads comments
Bear Found in Santa Maria Neighborhood - A young bear was found in a Santa Maria neighborhood early Saturday morning. 1418 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 04, 2015 reads comments
Missing GoPro Finds European Owner - A Belgian tourist will soon be reunited with her lost GoPro after a local woman found it off the shore of East Beach. 2683 23
Dos Pueblos Seniors Win $25k in Drawing - Dos Pueblos High School seniors won $25,000 from a Men's Wearhouse drawing last spring and celebrated at Friday's football game. 1380 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 03, 2015 reads comments
Local Woman Dies in Single Vehicle Accident - A Santa Barbara woman passed away after a single vehicle traffic accident on Foothill Road and her 1-year-old dog is still missing.  5211 18
Suspicious Subject Near Goleta Jr. High - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of a white male in his 40s-50s driving a brown/gray rusted vehicle approaching children. 1737 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 02, 2015 reads comments
Arsonist Targets Ventura County Planned Parenthood - A suspected arsonist is believed to have targeted a Planned Parenthood facility in Thousand Oaks on Wednesday evening. 2165 71
Charges Filed Against Paula Lopez Ochoa - The District Attorney's Office announced that six misdemeanor charges have been filed against local news anchor Paula Lopez Ochoa. 6969 79
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 01, 2015 reads comments
Traffic Accident Overturns Dump Truck - A vehicle accident on Foxen Canyon Road overturned a dump truck and sent three people to the hospital. 1447 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 30, 2015 reads comments
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Sientra - Sientra, a locally based implant manufacturer, has been hit with several class action lawsuits for alleged violations of the federal securities laws. 2137 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 29, 2015 reads comments
Venoco Trucks Out Oil - After being granted an emergency permit from Goleta, Venoco finished trucking out approximately 5,500 barrels of crude oil. 972 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 27, 2015 reads comments
Sojourner Cafe Closed For Good - Amidst rumors, the owner of Sojourner Cafe confirms the eatery is closing for good. 2471 29
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 26, 2015 reads comments
Broken Water Main Leads to Street Closure - [Update]: Roger reports a broken water main at Olive and Gutierrez Streets. Public Works is responding. 1298 11
Shooting at Mobile Home Park in Orcutt - [Update:] Sheriff's Office announces a suspect has been arrested following a shooting at a mobile home park in Orcutt on Friday morning. 1381 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 25, 2015 reads comments
Haggen Exits from Southwest Market - Haggen Food and Pharmacy announced Thursday they plan to exit from the Pacific Southwest market to realign around their Pacific Northwest operations. 6911 104

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