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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. 1305 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? 1231 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 01, 2015 reads comments
Fairview Ranch History - Does anyone know the history of the Fairview Ranch? 1352 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. 2171 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 22, 2015 reads comments
Historic Location Help - Can edhatters help place the location in this historic photograph? 2682 21
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. 1826 13
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? 1605 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] 1864 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]? 2993 38
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. 3218 30
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 24, 2015 reads comments
Memorial Stone Inquiry - Does anyone know the history behind this memorial stone? 2397 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. 2260 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? 4172 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? 2546 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.  2379 15
Home of the Tender Steaks - I found this postcard referencing a restaurant on Gutierrez Street. Does anyone remember it? [pic] 2933 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 28, 2014 reads comments
Historical Cartoons - A subscriber shares historical cartoons from Santa Barbara's past.  1493 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. 2939 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? 1548 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." 2338 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? 2623 72
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. 2296 17
Historic Christmas Trees on State - Does anyone else remember Christmas Trees lined down State Street in the 1960's? 1603 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. 2704 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. 3857 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. 2454 30
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? 1161 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.  2541 23
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. 1943 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. 2539 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. 5043 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. 2442 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. 2942 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. 2379 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. 3079 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? 2360 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.  3482 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] 2276 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. 1548 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. 3586 29
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. 3143 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] 3589 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] 4199 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. 1992 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] 3288 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 27, 2014 reads comments
1940 La Cumbre Lookout - A subscriber shares photos from La Cumbre Lookout in 1940. 3180 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. 2976 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 06, 2014 reads comments
July 4th 1865 - Beachbummer shares photos from July 4th in 1865. 2795 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. 4725 40
1925 Where Is It? - Where is this historical photo after the 1925 earthquake located? 3343 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] 2468 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. 2943 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. 3454 8
More 70's Restaurants - Check out more Santa Barbara restaurants from 1976. Can you guess where they were located? 4325 51
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. 3907 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. 4619 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. 3965 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? 3062 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. 3452 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? 2028 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? 2904 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? 2132 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? 3127 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? 2659 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. 2124 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. 2739 15
Historic Photo Location - A subscriber needs help identifying the location of this historic photo. 3431 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? 3125 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? 3507 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? 2297 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? 3443 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. 3214 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. 2672 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? 2636 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? 2670 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 02, 2014 reads comments
Historic I.D. - Can anyone help in identifying this historic location? 3476 12
Historical Location - A subscriber is curious if edhatters can locate these historic places. 2949 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. 3482 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. 6897 43
1970s Hot Springs - Here is a photo from the 70s from the community pools at the top of Hot Springs Trail. 3680 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. 4146 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? 2290 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. 4130 36
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 22, 2014 reads comments
1965 Traffic - A subscriber shares a photo of State Street traffic in 1965. 4428 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] 3103 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 19, 2014 reads comments
Vintage Postcards - A subscriber shares images of vintage Santa Barbara postcards. 2324 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. 2693 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. 8110 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. 3895 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? 2539 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] 2247 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. 3004 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? 2684 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. 2801 15
Photoshopped History (Part 1) - An Edhatter shares images of photoshopped history, comparing photos of the past to modern day State Street. 3900 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? 4418 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? 2027 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] 4518 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). 3939 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? 2809 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? 1947 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? 4673 27
Far Western Tavern - Does anyone out there in "Edhat Land" have information about the origin of the Far Western Tavern restaurant? 2195 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? 3665 52
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. 2865 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? 3128 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. 2427 11
100 Year Old Homes - A subscriber shares photos of homes in Santa Barbara that are over 100 years old. 3666 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 2351 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 09, 2013 reads comments
Background Info - Do Edhat readers have background information about this building? 2721 18

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