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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? 1475 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. 1149 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. 1574 15
Historic Photo Location - A subscriber needs help identifying the location of this historic photo. 2230 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? 2079 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? 2389 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? 1262 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? 1978 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. 1865 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. 1668 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? 1541 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? 1667 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 02, 2014 reads comments
Historic I.D. - Can anyone help in identifying this historic location? 2345 12
Historical Location - A subscriber is curious if edhatters can locate these historic places. 1818 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. 2335 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. 5395 43
1970s Hot Springs - Here is a photo from the 70s from the community pools at the top of Hot Springs Trail. 2509 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 25, 2014 reads comments
1968 Isla Vista - A subscriber shares a photo of 1968 Isla Vistan's doing what they do best. 2895 25
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 24, 2014 reads comments
Surf Beach History - Does anyone know the history behind the pier at Surf Beach/Ocean Beach in Lompoc? 1070 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 23, 2014 reads comments
1969 Oil Spill - Beachbummer has a [pic] of the 1969 oil spill from Miramar Beach. 2505 36
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 22, 2014 reads comments
1965 Traffic - A subscriber shares a photo of State Street traffic in 1965. 3128 39
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 21, 2014 reads comments
MLK Day March - A subscriber found this photo of a Martin Luther King day march up State Street in 1968. [pic] 2166 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 19, 2014 reads comments
Vintage Postcards - A subscriber shares images of vintage Santa Barbara postcards. 1370 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 15, 2014 reads comments
65 Years Ago In Santa Barbara - A subscriber shares articles from the Santa Barbara News-Press dated January 13, 1949. 1702 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 12, 2014 reads comments
Montecito or Cold Springs School? - The Montecito Historical Archives is looking for information about a history mystery from the sleuths of edhat. 2084 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 05, 2014 reads comments
Mescaltitlan Island - Tom Modugno shares the story of a historic little hill in Goleta. 2588 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 01, 2014 reads comments
Muhammad's Mosque of Islam - Where was this picture of Muhammad's Mosque of Islam located? 1573 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 30, 2013 reads comments
SB Rose Parade Entrant - The Jay and the Peacock sponsored by the city won the Class A Sweepstakes Award. Too bad they're black and white. [pics] 1348 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 29, 2013 reads comments
Photoshopped History (Part 2) - Kevin shares more images of photoshopped history, comparing photos of the past to modern day State Street. 1992 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 26, 2013 reads comments
Blue Onion Skates - Can anyone tell me if there were carhops on skates at the Blue Onion Drive In the '50's? 1746 28
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 22, 2013 reads comments
Swede Berlin's Motorcycle Shop - A subscriber shares a historical photo of Swede Berlins Motorcycle shop in Santa Barbara. 1821 14
Photoshopped History (Part 1) - An Edhatter shares images of photoshopped history, comparing photos of the past to modern day State Street. 2869 25
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 16, 2013 reads comments
Old Santa Barbara Motorcycle Club - Here's a photo of Flat Track racing on the baseball field at Pershing Park, in 1938. Can you imagine that today? 3045 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 13, 2013 reads comments
Old Violin Shop - Does anyone remember the violin shop upstairs at the building on Mission and Chapala? 1198 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 12, 2013 reads comments
Where is Grandmother's House? - A Santa Barbara resident has this photo of her grandmother's house in Santa Barbara dated 1914. Does this house look familiar? [pic] 3505 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 08, 2013 reads comments
Historical Sites - I grew up in SB when it was still one of best kept secrets in America (1950 -1978). 2685 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 04, 2013 reads comments
Big Horse On De La Vina - Edhat readers, any memories or background information about Jedlicka's? 1795 30
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 03, 2013 reads comments
1979 Fiesta Poster - Can anyone help me find a Fiesta Poster from the 1979 Santa Barbara Fiesta? 1112 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 01, 2013 reads comments
Historic Homes Location - The houses in this 1930s Santa Barbara photograph appear fairly new. Where are they in the city? 3356 27
Far Western Tavern - Does anyone out there in "Edhat Land" have information about the origin of the Far Western Tavern restaurant? 1263 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 30, 2013 reads comments
Busy Shopping Day - Does anyone have any information regarding the background and history of La Cumbre Shopping Center? 2462 51
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 24, 2013 reads comments
What's A Goleta? - Did you ever wonder how Goleta received its name? Learn about it here in this edition of Goleta History. 1755 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 17, 2013 reads comments
Rincon Point-Local History or Urban Myth? - I was told the Bates Road/Rincon Point area straddles the Ventura and Santa Barbara county line. True or False? 1844 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 16, 2013 reads comments
Lockwood de Forest - A subscriber share a bit of history he found out about Lockwood de Forest, a local architect and designer. 1443 11
100 Year Old Homes - A subscriber shares photos of homes in Santa Barbara that are over 100 years old. 2737 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 10, 2013 reads comments
Veronica Springs Source - Does anyone have information on where the original Veronica Spring water source was? Updated with photo by Edhat Subscriber 1358 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 09, 2013 reads comments
Background Info - Do Edhat readers have background information about this building? 1816 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 03, 2013 reads comments
Naples - Most folks know there's a stretch of the Gaviota Coast known as Naples, but how did it get that name? 1580 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 31, 2013 reads comments
Seaside Gas Station - This fellow looks like he was transported from the 1800s to the 1900s and is looking for a place to feed his horse at a Seaside Gas Station. [pic] 2623 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 18, 2013 reads comments
Ferragagamo - Charles Croninger shares a bit of local history during his travel to Italy. 1036 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 13, 2013 reads comments
Old SB High School Postcard - Can any Edhatters shed some light on what building this postcard is showing? 2257 17
Bird Island - The remnants of an old oil pier turn into a valuable asset for bird lovers in this installment of Goleta History. 1348 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 11, 2013 reads comments
Mystery Church - UPDATE: A subscriber believes this picture is of Second Baptist Church, Santa Barbara oldest African-American Church. 2425 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 10, 2013 reads comments
Plaza Bonita - What is the background story or history behind Plaza Bonita? 1523 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 09, 2013 reads comments
Mystery Church or House? - A reader shares a photo of a mystery church - or possibly a house - in Santa Barbara. 2825 9
1958 Lake Cachuma - A subscriber shares a 1958 newspaper article about Lake Cachuma. 1967 33
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 06, 2013 reads comments
Vintage Fiesta Photo - A subscriber shares a vintage fiesta photo. 1259 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 30, 2013 reads comments
Vintage Photo: Elks Building - I saw this framed photo at the Ventura flea market today - does anyone know where it is? 3258 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 29, 2013 reads comments
Arlington Hotel - I found this historical photo online, is it the original Arlington Hotel? 2154 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 24, 2013 reads comments
Airway Beacon Photo Search - A subscriber is searching for a better image of the lighted Airway tower. [pic] 1428 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 22, 2013 reads comments
1920 Historical Intersection - Does anyone know where this Santa Barbara intersection was? The photograph was taken around 1920 and shows a Hupmobile used car lot. 2724 22
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 15, 2013 reads comments
Historical Corner - Do Edhatters recognize this local street location? 2648 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 14, 2013 reads comments
What Was Before IHOP? - Does anyone remember what restaurant was in place just before IHOP went in on State? 3098 50
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 08, 2013 reads comments
Fred & Myrtle Burger Drive-In - Does anyone remember where "Fred and Myrtle's Burger Drive-in" was located? 2095 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 06, 2013 reads comments
Background information about the Arlington Theater - What are some details about the Arlington Theater that aren't urban myths? 2639 53
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 05, 2013 reads comments
Green Gables History - With all this talk of the Green Gables Restaurant, Neal Graffy shares his historic perspective. 2486 31
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 01, 2013 reads comments
Vintage Chapala Car Lot - A subscriber shares a vintage photo of a car dealership on Chapala Street. 2521 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 31, 2013 reads comments
Green Gables - I know this is reaching back to the 70's, but does anyone know the location of the Green Gables restaurant on upper State? 2162 42
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 30, 2013 reads comments
History of Influential Women in SB - A subscriber wonders about the history of influential women in Santa Barbara. 1585 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 22, 2013 reads comments
Story of the Rose Garden? - A subscriber is curious to know if any Edhatters can shed some light on the story of how the Rose Garden was established. 1422 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 18, 2013 reads comments
Vintage 101 - A subscriber shares a historic photo. Can you guess when and where this was taken? 2235 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 16, 2013 reads comments
Ontare Ranch History - I own the original farmhouse on Ontare Ranch. Does anyone have any photos or articles about the ranch or Dixie Thompson? 1820 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 14, 2013 reads comments
Former Fraternity and Sorority Houses - Does anyone know where the former fraternity and sorority houses were when the college was up at the Riviera? [pic] 1992 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 04, 2013 reads comments
El Mercado 1934 - A subscriber shares Fiesta mercado photos from 1934. 1762 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 30, 2013 reads comments
Campanil Crespi - I was going through some old Fiesta programs from the 1960's and came across this [pic] of the old Campanil Crespi. 2367 25
Who's Hendry? - Why is Arroyo Burro Beach called "Hendry's" by locals? 4612 46
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 27, 2013 reads comments
Anybody Know This House? - I found this slide and was wondering if anybody recognizes the house in it. [pic] 4319 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 21, 2013 reads comments
1935 La Fiesta - A subscriber shares a photo from the 1935 filming of La Fiesta. 1600 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 16, 2013 reads comments
Fiesta Film - A subscriber shares a vintage film about Santa Barbara's Fiesta, as it is only a short time before we'll be celebrating it again! 1742 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 14, 2013 reads comments
1950's State Street - A subscriber shares a photo from State Street and Gutierrez in the 1950's. 2417 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 07, 2013 reads comments
Airway Beacon - Does any one have memories of the 50 foot tall airway beacon tower that was on TV Hill during the time period beginning in 1936 and lasting to sometime in the 1950s? 2599 26
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 05, 2013 reads comments
July 4, 1935 Motorboat Races, Santa Barbara - A reader shares historical July 4th boat racing [pics]. 1602 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 30, 2013 reads comments
El Adobe Market - A subscriber shares a photo of El Adobe Market. Can anyone guess the year? 1748 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 29, 2013 reads comments
Where Is It? - A subscriber would like to know where this is. A photo was unlabeled, in a box of 1935/36 Santa Barbara. Any help? 3258 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 23, 2013 reads comments
Free Press History - A subscriber shares a historic photo of the Santa Barbara Free Press. 1673 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 16, 2013 reads comments
1st National Bank History - A subscriber shares a historic photo of horses plowing up State Street. 2260 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 09, 2013 reads comments
Tokyo Restaurant - A subscriber shares a photo of what used to be 426 State Street, the Tokyo Restaurant. 2360 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 06, 2013 reads comments
Rey Road History - Does anybody know the history of Rey Road by the railroad station? 1261 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 04, 2013 reads comments
More Montecito History - Here are some more pictures of old Montecito for you all to enjoy and reflect upon! 2343 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 02, 2013 reads comments
Crossroads - Does anyone remember a bar on the Mesa called "Crossroads"? 1533 20
Montecito 100 yrs Ago - A subscriber shares historic photos of Montecito 100 years ago. 2673 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 01, 2013 reads comments
Abalone History - Updated: Does anyone remember the huge abalone shell mound by the railroad tracks in Goleta? How big was it? 3661 41
Mountain Ark - Does anyone remeber the "ARK" that some guy was building up on mountain drive in the early 70's? 2104 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 30, 2013 reads comments
Historic Goleta Bars - Does anyone remember "The Strapp" or "Lou Jensen's" bars in Goleta? 1666 25
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 29, 2013 reads comments
Robert F. Kennedy Visit - 45 years ago today, Robert F. Kennedy spoke in Santa Barbara at the Sunken Gardens. 1996 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 12, 2013 reads comments
Lompoc's Crack? - What actually is the E Street "crack" in Lompoc having to do with the earthquake that destroyed the mission. Can I see it if I travel to Lompoc? 1551 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 08, 2013 reads comments
Beach History - A subscriber shares a photo of a Santa Barbara Beach from the past. Any clues to what year this might be? 3051 19
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 01, 2013 reads comments
Don the Beachcomber - Does anyone remember 'Don the Beachcomber', the hawaiian themed restaurant in the Santa Barbara Inn? 2200 39
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 19, 2013 reads comments
Courthouse Comparison - A subscriber compares the present day Santa Barbara Courthouse Mural Room to 1935. 1677 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 24, 2013 reads comments
Angulo Roof Tile History - Does anyone know the history of the Angulo Roof Tile Company? They made terra cotta roof tiles for many houses in town. 1515 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 20, 2013 reads comments
Padre of Roses - A subscriber submits a little history about the "Padre of Roses." 1506 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 17, 2013 reads comments
Milpas Roses - Does anyone remember the roses on Milpas, or have photos? 1868 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 15, 2013 reads comments
Eaton's Restaurant - Does anyone have any more information on this historic restaurant? 3106 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 12, 2013 reads comments
Riviera History - I found an interesting old photo of the Riviera. Anyone have a guess when it was taken? 2886 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 07, 2013 reads comments
Refugio Houses - Does anyone know the history behind those houses past Refugio State Beach right on the beach? 2958 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 27, 2013 reads comments
Beach Tram History - I hiked down to Hope Ranch beach from More Mesa and saw an old building near the end. Does anyone know the history? 3293 30
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 18, 2013 reads comments
State Street circa 1892 - A subscriber shares a photo of State Street circa 1892. 2717 11
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 15, 2013 reads comments
Casa de Sevilla - Does anyone have any information about this old postcard? 2597 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 09, 2013 reads comments
1935 Fiesta Parade - Does anyone recognize a local from these 1935 Fiesta photos? 2234 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 08, 2013 reads comments
Fiesta Postcard - Does anyone know what year this Fiesta photo might have been taken? Or who any of the people on the float are? 2645 19
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