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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 31, 2016 reads comments
Refugio Palms - Tom Modugno shares the history of Refugio Beach and the palm trees that decorate it. 2854 30
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 29, 2015 reads comments
Manzana Schoolhouse - An edhatter hiked to the historic Manzana Schoolhouse this weekend. [pics] 2290 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 27, 2015 reads comments
Tucker’s Grove and Judge Crow - Tom shares the history of Tucker's Grove and how it was saved by Judge Crow. 1756 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 20, 2015 reads comments
Carpinteria Documentary - Larry shares his documentary made in the 90's about the history of Carpinteria. 1293 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 13, 2015 reads comments
Milwaukee Journal on Santa Barbara - Can anyone tell me more about a story I read about Santa Barbara in a journal from 1943? 1912 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 24, 2015 reads comments
Lost Playscript - An edhat reader is looking for a 1950s playscript and would like suggestions on where to search for it. 995 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 22, 2015 reads comments
The Man Who Named Goleta - Daniel Hill is a name that should loom large in the history of Goleta, after all, he did name it. 4389 41
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 28, 2015 reads comments
Sixties Factory - Does anyone remember the factory that made Tiffany-style chandeliers in the 1960s and '70s? 1908 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 07, 2015 reads comments
Name this Historical Sight - Charles wants to know if edhatters can name this historical location in Santa Barbara. 2656 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 05, 2015 reads comments
Rocky Horror Premiere 40 Years Ago - Did you know the Rocky Horror Picture Show had its first premiere in Santa Barbara 40 years ago? 1965 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 29, 2015 reads comments
SB Building's History - A subscriber is curious about the history of this building. [pic] 2770 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 20, 2015 reads comments
The Gaviota Pass - Do you know how the Gaviota Pass got its name? 3352 22
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 16, 2015 reads comments
The Gun in Goleta - [Update]: Is anyone familiar with the project for the space program commonly referred to as "The Gun", near the airport in Goleta? 3783 39
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 14, 2015 reads comments
History of Micheltorena Building - Does anyone know what this building was around 25 years ago? [pic] 4105 43
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 06, 2015 reads comments
Historical School Photos on Display - Historical photographs and yearbooks from the Santa Barbara Unified School District are now on display at the public library. [pic] 1578 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 02, 2015 reads comments
Historic Carpinteria Library - Alan spotted California's first branch library in Carpinteria. [pic] 2147 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 30, 2015 reads comments
Santa Cruz Market - Tom delves into the history of Santa Cruz Market, a store near and dear to his heart. 4585 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 16, 2015 reads comments
The Tecolote Cut - Tom followed the route of a little know detour, the Tecolote Cut, and enjoyed the scenery along the way. 2781 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 15, 2015 reads comments
Motorcycle Shop History - Does anyone know the history of the gas station/motorcycle shop at the corner of Calle Palo Colorado? 2591 25
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 08, 2015 reads comments
Salvar Road History - A subscriber is curious about the history behind the Salvar Road/154 overpass. 2077 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 03, 2015 reads comments
Hot Spot History - Updated: Does anyone have any information on the Hot Spot, a restaurant that was around in 1947? [pics] 2517 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 30, 2015 reads comments
1925 Earthquake - Day 1, Part 1 - It's the 90th anniversary of the 1925 Santa Barbara Earthquake and Neal Graffy shares a 5-part story of what happened on June 29 and afterwards. 15768 25
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 28, 2015 reads comments
Goleta's Oldest Building - A little known treasure, hidden in our backyard. A mission era adobe that played a major role in the history of California. 3644 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 21, 2015 reads comments
Victory at Ellwood! - Tom Modugno gives an inside look at the press conference announcing the Ellwood Gas Station will be saved. 1920 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 16, 2015 reads comments
Santa Barbara Girls School History - Does anyone know anything about The Santa Barbara Girls School of the 1920s? 1883 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 02, 2015 reads comments
Goleta History: Haskell's Beach - How many folks know how Haskell's beach got its name? 2718 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 14, 2015 reads comments
Black Dahlia in SB - A subscriber has a question about the Black Dahlia's connection to Santa Barbara. 2781 19
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 10, 2015 reads comments
Historic Influence - It's not often a gas station can influence the architecture of other buildings around town but the historic Ellwood station did, says Tom Modugno. 3797 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 27, 2015 reads comments
Silver Spur Restaurant - Updated With [Pics]: Does anyone have a picture of the old Silver Spur Restaurant that was located at 4221 State Street? 2755 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 19, 2015 reads comments
A Surprise Witness - One of the oldest living citizens of Goleta has seen a lot of changes, according to Tom Modugno. 2847 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 15, 2015 reads comments
Zaca Creek Restaurant & Saloon - Do edhatters remember the Zaca Creek Restaurant and Saloon in Buellton? 2664 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 22, 2015 reads comments
Pampas Grass - Tom shares information about Pampas Grass and how Goleta cashed in on a European fad. 2956 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 12, 2015 reads comments
New Vic Theater Origins - The new Vic Theater is over 90 years old. Was it originally built as a theater? 2253 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 01, 2015 reads comments
Fairview Ranch History - Does anyone know the history of the Fairview Ranch? 2413 4
The Guppies - Funny looking birds with a serious job and named after a fish, the Guppies were once a common sight in the skies above Goleta. 3629 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 22, 2015 reads comments
Historic Location Help - Can edhatters help place the location in this historic photograph? 3925 22
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 15, 2015 reads comments
Postcards From the Past - Beachbummer shares his favorite postcards from the past of Mountain Drive. 2807 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 08, 2015 reads comments
Piano Gastrolounge Location History - A subscriber wants to know if anyone can give a chronology of the names of the restaurant iterations that have been located where the Piano Gastrolounge is now? 2656 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 06, 2015 reads comments
Tony's Log Cabin Restaurant - Mr. Edward Reginald Cordero was sharing his photos and family history with Alex Grzywacki at the Santa Barbara Genealogical Society. [pics] 3139 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 04, 2015 reads comments
Vior Bakery - Anyone out there know the history of the Vior's Italian Bakery bus in these [pics]? 4912 39
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 25, 2015 reads comments
Save the Ellwood Gas Station - Tom Modugno has started an online petition for the City of Goleta to save the old Ellwood Gas Station. 4835 30
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 24, 2015 reads comments
Memorial Stone Inquiry - Does anyone know the history behind this memorial stone? 3382 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 18, 2015 reads comments
Early 1900's in SB - Beachbummer shares [pics] of Santa Barbara in the early 1900's and of a 2015 sunset. 3386 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 15, 2015 reads comments
Ralph's On Carrillo History - A subscriber is curious to know what used to be where Ralph's on Carrillo is now? 5420 44
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 12, 2015 reads comments
Courthouse Fallout - A subscriber was at the Courthouse today and was shocked to see a fall out shelter. Does anyone know anything about it? 3539 19
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 11, 2015 reads comments
Goleta's Whaling Station - A bloody way to make a buck, on the sand at Goleta beach. Tom provides some history on Goleta's Whaling Station.  3978 15
Home of the Tender Steaks - I found this postcard referencing a restaurant on Gutierrez Street. Does anyone remember it? [pic] 4158 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 28, 2014 reads comments
Historical Cartoons - A subscriber shares historical cartoons from Santa Barbara's past.  2358 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 24, 2014 reads comments
Snow in Santa Barbara - Has there ever been snow in Santa Barbara? Neal Graffy comes to the rescue with an answer. 4215 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 23, 2014 reads comments
Alex D'Alfonso Architecture - Does anyone have information on Alex D'Alfonso, the architect in Santa Barbara? 2715 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 21, 2014 reads comments
Shoestring Annexation - 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." 3718 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 05, 2014 reads comments
1990's La Cumbre - Who remembers what shops were in the La Cumbre Plaza in the 90's? 4073 73
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 30, 2014 reads comments
Santa Barbara in 1960 - Part 3 - An edhat subscriber shares photos of popular cars in Santa Barbara from 1960. 3458 17
Historic Christmas Trees on State - Does anyone else remember Christmas Trees lined down State Street in the 1960's? 2581 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 29, 2014 reads comments
Disco Fair - Does anyone out there have any Two Guys department store photos? Here is one [pic] I have of a Disco Fair store. 4215 44
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 23, 2014 reads comments
Santa Barbara in 1960 - Part 2 - A subscriber shares historical photos of businesses thriving in Santa Barbara from 1960. 5314 30
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 19, 2014 reads comments
History of San Andres Hardware Building - I was wondering if readers could tell us what San Andres Hardware, at the corner of San Andres and Micheltorena, used to be. 3645 31
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 17, 2014 reads comments
Robertson Gym Lakers Exhibition Game - A subscriber went to a Lakers Exhibition Game at Robertson Gym in 1970. Does anyone remember going? 2120 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 16, 2014 reads comments
Santa Barbara in 1960 - Part 1 - A subscriber shares historical photos of vending machines and gas stations from Santa Barbara in 1960.  3843 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 13, 2014 reads comments
SBJHS History - A subscriber is looking for the history on Santa Barbara Junior High School. 3026 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 09, 2014 reads comments
Goleta's First Pier - Goleta's first pier was called More's Landing, and it was down the beach a bit from today's pier. 3831 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 29, 2014 reads comments
Firehouse Restaurant - UPDATE with story from owner. Does anyone remember the Firehouse Restaurant on Chapala Street? It was an old Fire Station and had the pole still in there. 6178 31
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 26, 2014 reads comments
1975 Santa Barbara Travel Video - A subscriber found a travel video about Santa Barbara from 1975. 3448 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 22, 2014 reads comments
Hendry's Beach Lockwood de Forest - A subscriber shares a [pic] of Lockwood de Forest Jr. at Hendry's Beach in 1933 in the Buffalo car he designed. 4054 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 19, 2014 reads comments
1987 Santa Barbara High Video Yearbook - An edhat subscriber stumbles upon a 1987 video yearbook from Santa Barbara High School. 3388 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 12, 2014 reads comments
Denny Aaberg at Hammonds - Well it's not really Goleta, but when a surf legend gives us a couple of historic photos, we have to share them. 4529 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 27, 2014 reads comments
1970 Pie Shop - Does anyone remember the pie shop on State Street in the 1970's? 3365 25
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 14, 2014 reads comments
Two Hangars in Goleta - Tom breaks down the historical signifcance of two hangars in Goleta.  5649 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 03, 2014 reads comments
Biggest Vines in SB - Beachside bummer saw a picture that had him thinking about vines. So he checked out the grapevine that made Montecito famous. [pics] 3191 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 24, 2014 reads comments
Santa Barbara History of John S. Hawley - A writer researching the San Marcos Building reached out to edhat columnists about John S. Hawley. 2459 6
Hobo Village in 1951 - 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. 4928 30
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 17, 2014 reads comments
Bishop Ranch History - Bishop Ranch is easy to see from Highway 101 and Tom Modugno shares its history. 4272 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 10, 2014 reads comments
Back to the Eighties - An edhat subscriber takes us back to 1981 in Santa Barbara. [pics] 4811 46
Peek at the Past - Update: A subscriber saw an old closed down shop on the 1000 block of State Street next to Churchill's Jewelers. Does anyone have information about it? [pics] 5230 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 31, 2014 reads comments
La Cumbre Lookout Today - A subscriber took a bike ride to La Cumbre Lookout and snapped a picture of the view. 2865 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 28, 2014 reads comments
La Cumbre Lookout - Does anyone know where this rock is and if it's possible to hike to it? [pic] 4265 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 27, 2014 reads comments
1940 La Cumbre Lookout - A subscriber shares photos from La Cumbre Lookout in 1940. 4238 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 20, 2014 reads comments
1967 Airport Flood - While we're worried about the drought, 47 years ago locals were worried about the flooded airport. 4597 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 06, 2014 reads comments
July 4th 1865 - Beachbummer shares photos from July 4th in 1865. 3737 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 29, 2014 reads comments
Santa Barbara in '67 - A subscriber took the time machine back to 1967 in Santa Barbara. 5850 40
1925 Where Is It? - Where is this historical photo after the 1925 earthquake located? 4377 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 27, 2014 reads comments
Cabrillo Boulevard Runway! - Does anyone else remember the emergency landing of a Cessna on Cabrillo Blvd in the late 70's? [pic] 3371 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 18, 2014 reads comments
Around Town in 1981 - Beachbummer harvested some 1981 [pics] of businesses around town from a bicentennial magazine at the UCSB library. 3894 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 15, 2014 reads comments
Goleta Asphalt - Back when Goleta was all farms and pastures, some heavy industry was going on where UCSB is now. 4657 8
More 70's Restaurants - Check out more Santa Barbara restaurants from 1976. Can you guess where they were located? 5892 52
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 08, 2014 reads comments
70's Santa Barbara Restaurants - Pizza Bobs and Flapper Alley are just a few restaurants that resided in Santa Barbara in the 70s. 5537 35
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 04, 2014 reads comments
UCSB in 1976 - A subscriber shares photos from UCSB in 1976, enjoy the trip down memory lane. 6038 52
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 01, 2014 reads comments
Where Is This Historical Location? - A subscriber is curious is anyone can find the location of this historical photo. 4986 28
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 20, 2014 reads comments
Stagecoach Ruts - I've heard there are ruts in the rock above Santa Barbara from old stagecoaches. Can you hike to them? 4184 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 18, 2014 reads comments
Mystery Location - A subscriber is curious if edhatters can determine the location of this historical photo. 4409 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 15, 2014 reads comments
Historic Bank & Trust Coin - I recently dug up a coin issued by the County National Bank and Trust Company of Santa Barbara. Is there any historical info? 2886 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 09, 2014 reads comments
Original La Cumbre Peak Lookout - Do any edhatters have [pics] of the original La Cumbre Peak Lookout which was built in the 1920's? 3977 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 08, 2014 reads comments
V.I.P. Shop - Does anyone remember the V.I.P. Shop of Harold Hughes Mens Wear? 3006 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 25, 2014 reads comments
I. Magnin Store - What year did the I. Magnin store on State Street close? 4555 36
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 21, 2014 reads comments
Santa Barbara Mystery Artist - Does anybody know who the artist was of this mural created for the Espana Restaurant when it was built in 1970? 3482 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 01, 2014 reads comments
1940s Piano Class - A subscriber shares a photo of a 1940s piano class and wonders if anyone remembers the teacher. 3059 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 30, 2014 reads comments
1948 Roosevelt Grade School - A subscriber shares a photo from Roosevelt Grade School in 1948. 3725 15
Historic Photo Location - A subscriber needs help identifying the location of this historic photo. 4349 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 27, 2014 reads comments
Mystery Figueroa Pillars - Does anyone know what these pillars are/were for on Figueroa Street? 3981 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 24, 2014 reads comments
Old SB Beach Photo - A friend of mine shared this undated old photograph with me. Does anyone know approximately what year it was taken? 4380 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 23, 2014 reads comments
Hiway Pet Hospital - Does anyone remember the "Hiway Pet Hospital" and where it was located? 3343 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 16, 2014 reads comments
Early State Street - Does anyone know when this photo of early State Street was taken? 4538 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 25, 2014 reads comments
Poor Richard's Pub - A reader shares a bit of history on the building of Poor Richard's Pub. 4518 40
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 24, 2014 reads comments
Rivera and Kahlo's SB Connection - A subscriber would like others to share knowledge about Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo's connections with Santa Barbara. 3645 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 16, 2014 reads comments
Mesa Lane Traffic History - Does anyone have information about the stop light on Cliff Dr and Flora Vista/Mesa Lane? 3584 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 08, 2014 reads comments
Old SB Airport Motel - I was curious if anyone recalls the motel that use to be at the SB Airport if so what was the name? 3535 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 02, 2014 reads comments
Historic I.D. - Can anyone help in identifying this historic location? 4401 12
Historical Location - A subscriber is curious if edhatters can locate these historic places. 3944 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 30, 2014 reads comments
Historic Aerial Photo - This historic aerial photo was taken from over the Courthouse looking west across the intersection of State and Anapamu Streets. 4511 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 28, 2014 reads comments
Update: 1901 Mystery House - UPDATE: Neal Graffy weighs in on the 1901 historical house photo posted on Saturday. 8047 43

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