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Breaking News reads comments
Gas Leak on Hope Ave. - A subscriber reports a major gas leak on Hope Avenue near Lincolnwood at the construction site for the 9 new houses. 663 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 29, 2014 reads comments
What Is That Booming Noise? - I live off Fairview in Goleta. Is that constant loud pounding from the freeway redo? 1389 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 28, 2014 reads comments
Lightning Flashes - Did anyone else witness the massive lightning in the foothills over Goleta last night? 2704 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 27, 2014 reads comments
Smelly Tap Water - Is anyone else having issues with their tap water smelling? 1652 29
Gun Shot Sounds - Edhat subscribers report the sound of gunshots throughout Santa Barbara. 2159 30
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 23, 2014 reads comments
Falling Green Light - Edhat readers report seeing a green light fall from the sky last night. Anyone else see it? 1604 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 22, 2014 reads comments
Floating Lanterns - There are about 10 floating lights that just rose from downtown SB. Does anyone know what they're for? 3159 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 21, 2014 reads comments
White Smoke Plume - A subscriber reports a large plume of white smoke coming from behind the mountains. Any information on it? 3442 26
Gunshots Heard Near Turnpike - Several edhat subscribers reported hearing gunshots near Turnpike on Saturday night. 2117 19
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 20, 2014 reads comments
It's Raining! - Several subscribers are reporting rain in the Santa Barbara area. Where else is it raining? 1410 22
Sewer Smell - Is anyone else smelling a sewer stench this morning near State and Las Positas? 1068 24
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 19, 2014 reads comments
Loud Aircraft - Did anyone hear/see the large aircraft above at 4:10 pm? 3547 36
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 18, 2014 reads comments
Missing Man And Possible Drowning at Lake Cachuma - Update from SBSO on Search for Missing Man: Edhat subscribers reported a possible drowning at Lake Cachuma on Friday night. 9296 26
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 16, 2014 reads comments
Helicopters Near Cachuma - I live near Lake Cachuma and have heard helicopters buzzing for the last hour. Anyone know what is up? 2228 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 11, 2014 reads comments
Early Morning Sirens in Goleta - Edhat subscribers wrote in about 3am sirens in the Goleta area. Is there any updated information? 2091 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 09, 2014 reads comments
Possible Goleta Beach Drowning - At Goleta Beach there are a lot of lifeguards around fire trucks. Did someone drown? 3602 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 07, 2014 reads comments
Water Turned Off? - Water appears to be out on most of Fairview above Cathedral Oaks. Anybody know exactly where or what is going on? 1710 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 06, 2014 reads comments
Body Found On De La Vina - I was driving on De La Vina and saw three cop cars and four cops standing around a partially covered body. Does anyone know what happened? 5147 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 01, 2014 reads comments
Police Activity - A subscriber saw two city squad car in the Boat House parking lot and one rescue truck on the sand at 8:30am. Anyone know what's up? 2004 6
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 28, 2014 reads comments
Airplanes Flying Low - Just had two very large, low, and loud airplanes fly over the Ellwood Beach/Cannon Green area. Anyone know what they were? 2557 21
Coal Oil Point Vegetation Fire - Updated Information And Pic: SBCFD is fighting a vegetation fire at Coal Oil Point in Goleta. At 1am the fire is 10% contained and estimated at 20 acres. 6551 33
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 26, 2014 reads comments
Tuesday Riviera Power Outage - Update: Natural History Museum now open after power outage. A subscriber reported the outage on the Riviera Tuesday night. 1070 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 25, 2014 reads comments
Fire Dept on DLV - I drove past Chicken Ranch on De La Vina and there were fire trucks outside. Does anyone know what happened? 2722 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 24, 2014 reads comments
Hazmat and Police Activity On Hollister - What's up in the 6000 block of Hollister? I see that the city Hazmat truck is there as well as a police car. 1532 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 21, 2014 reads comments
Military Trucks on Coast Village - What is with the military convoy traveling up and down Coast Village Road Friday morning? 2284 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 20, 2014 reads comments
Cops on Shoreline - Does anyone know what's happening up on Shoreline Drive? My husband saw two police cars, one driven up onto a residence lawn. 2861 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 19, 2014 reads comments
Accident on Mission and 101? - Is there an accident at Mission and 101? Fire truck and ambulance sirens heard, though ambulance arrived much after fire. 1285 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 12, 2014 reads comments
Sheriffs' Presence - What are all the Sheriffs doing at Calle Real Center? 2830 33
Missing Woman in Santa Ynez - Last night I received a reverse 911 call about a missing woman in Santa Ynez. Is there any more information? 1358 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 10, 2014 reads comments
DLG Police Action - Does anyone know what is going on downtown at Olive and De La Guerra? I saw a lot of cops, possibly with a gun drawn? 1963 9
Peace Run Runner - A reader reports a Peace Run runner with open flame on the northbound 101 near the Milpas off-ramp. 1151 5
Possible Shooting In Lompoc? - Anyone know of a possible shooting in Lompoc early this morning around Pine and G? 810 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 06, 2014 reads comments
Sirens Downtown - A subscriber reports lots of sirens downtown at 1:55. What's happening? 3091 22
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 05, 2014 reads comments
SWAT Standoff - Subscribers are reporting a SWAT Team standoff on San Marino Drive in "Noleta." 6317 17
Roosevelt Elementary Lockdown - A reader reports that Roosevelt Elementary School was put on "lockdown." Does anyone know why? 2885 17
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 01, 2014 reads comments
Goleta Power Outage - Subscribers are reporting power outages in Goleta near Ward Drive. Is anyone else affected? 761 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 31, 2014 reads comments
Sirens Blazing - Several fire trucks and police cars just sped up San Roque Road above Foothill. 2545 5
Garden Street Closed - Garden St. is closed between Haley St. and Gutierrez St. with a heavy police presence. Does anyone know why? 3219 13
Taking Apart CC Machines - Anyone have insight into why police officers wearing gloves would be taking apart credit machines on gas pumps? 3218 42
Low Flying Helicopters - Updated with Video: Subscribers are reporting low flying helicopters near the Mesa. 3067 33
Eastside Power Outage - The 1500 block of Laguna and surrounding areas had two power outages Thursday night. Does anyone know why? 909 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 29, 2014 reads comments
Phone Troubles - Edhat subscribers are reporting various phone issues in Santa Barbara. Are you experiencing any? 3882 47
Cold Springs Bridge Incident - A subscriber reports a possible subject on the Cold Springs Bridge Tuesday night around 10:30. 2508 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 28, 2014 reads comments
2.1 Magnitude Earthquake - Did anyone else feel the small earthquake earlier this morning? 2341 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 27, 2014 reads comments
Chapala Accident Last Night - A subscriber witnessed an accident on Chapala and is looking for more information. 4945 14
Sirens In Goleta - Lots of sirens stopping near Turnpike and Calle Real in the last 15 minutes. Does anyone know what is going on? 2984 10
Possible Police Activity? - Woke up to dogs barking and loud yelling outside of my apartment in Isla Vista around 1:35 am. Anyone know what happened? 3435 23
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 25, 2014 reads comments
Report of Guns Drawn in IV - As of 20 or 30 minutes ago in Isla Vista I observed many police cars on El Colegio and Los Carneros with many officers with guns drawn on a car. What's up now? 4501 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 22, 2014 reads comments
Tuesday Night Power Outage - There was a late power outage on Tuesday night on San Antonio Creek Rd, near 154. What was it for? 819 2
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 21, 2014 reads comments
Report of UCSB Preschool Lockdown - UPDATE the lockdown has been lifted. A coworker told me the UCSB Preschool is on lockdown. Is there any information out there? 6580 36
Lompoc Police Action - Lompoc PD was all over the creek/bike path behind La Canada School on Monday morning. Does anyone know what happened? 652 add
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 17, 2014 reads comments
Police at Presto Pasta - There are fire trucks, a police car and ambulance at Presto Pasta on De La Vina. Does anyone know what's up? 2727 15
Tankers in Nipomo - I have seen two tankers going by me in Nipomo in the last hour and a half, headed south, and am wondering where the fire is? 1777 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 15, 2014 reads comments
Running Water - A subscriber noticed a large amount of water running past Cleveland elementary. 1382 18
Power Outage - Update: A subscriber reports an update on the power outage and the closing of E. Canon Perdido St. 3907 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 11, 2014 reads comments
Formation in the Sky - A subscriber saw a vertical orange "cloud" structure in the sky. Could it have been a launch from Vandenburg? 1720 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 09, 2014 reads comments
Street Blocked Off - What was going on in the block of State Street this morning in front of the Granada? 2365 18
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 08, 2014 reads comments
Big Private Jets at the Airport? - An edhatter wonders: "Has anyone else noticed the huge array of big Private jets at the airport?" 3360 44
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 04, 2014 reads comments
Sirens - Around 11 this morning I heard lots of sets of sirens from the fire station on Hollister near Turnpike. Does anyone know where they were all going? 1254 3
Smoke - A reader smelled smoke last night around 10 pm near the Wake Center off Turnpike. Has anyone heard anything about a fire? 875 3
Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 02, 2014 reads comments
Smoke & Sirens - Subscribers are reporting the smell of smoke. Is there another fire? 2521 12
Helicopter over Red Rock - There is a low flying helicopter in the Paradise/Red Rock area. Anything on the scanner? 2250 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 30, 2014 reads comments
Smoke Smell - I smell wildfire smoke on Olive St. near Sola this Tuesday evening. Does anyone else smell it? 1533 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 27, 2014 reads comments
What's Up With the Construction on Cathedral Oaks? - An edhatter is looking for info about a construction project on Cathedral Oaks just north of San Marcos Road that states "Road Work From 4-28-14 thru 2-28-16." 1690 18
Upper DLV Power Outage - Subscribers are reporting a power outage near upper De La Vina. 1246 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 26, 2014 reads comments
Early Morning Gunshots Heard - We heard what sounded like 3 gunshots followed later by a 4th in Summerland around 4am this morning. Does anyone have any information on this? 1106 3
Triangle Plane? - Did anyone see a triangle shaped plane flying fast over SB around 9:30 Thursday night? 2374 19
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 24, 2014 reads comments
Fire Engines on Mtn. Drive - I have been hearing fire engines driving up Mountain Drive since this morning. Does anyone know what's going on? 1469 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 22, 2014 reads comments
What was the huge plane that just went over SB? - A huge plane went over S. B. at about 6:25 p. m. with what looked like a double jet stream. What was it? 2835 6
Mission Canyon Power Outage - A subscriber reports a power outage in Mission Canyon. Is anyone else experiencing it? 998 8
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 12, 2014 reads comments
Sheriff's Helicopter in Goleta - Several edhat subscribers are reporting a Sheriff's helicopter circling the area of La Goleta Road and Cathedral Oaks. 2854 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 11, 2014 reads comments
Helicopters Flying Low - What up? Two Chinook helicopters just flew low over the Mesa about 3:10 p.m. 2896 37
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 10, 2014 reads comments
Verizon Wireless Issues - Is any else having problems with Verizon Wireless? An "all circuits are busy" message pops up. 889 7
Sick Passengers on Cruise Ship - UPDATE by Public Health Dept: The cruise ship docked off Santa Barbara with sick passengers was cleared by Public Health. 4843 82
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 08, 2014 reads comments
Ambulance and Firetruck at Stagecoach Rd? - Does anyone know why an ambulance and fire truck were down at the end of Stagecoach Rd? 1934 7
Police Units Outside Church - Four police units in front of the church at State and Micheltorena. Anybody know what's going on? 3001 15
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 07, 2014 reads comments
Isla Vista Riot/Civil Unrest - Updated with Santa Barbara Sheriff's Press Release: Riot in Isla Vista, Police have used tear gas to subdue the crowds. Isla Vista residents share videos. 30285 147
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 06, 2014 reads comments
Isla Vista Ocean Rescue - Does anyone know why Copter 4 was up flying around Isla Vista last night? I heard something about an ocean rescue. 1694 5
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 04, 2014 reads comments
Helicopter Sighted - Does anyone know why there is a helicopter up and flying around the Turnpike area? 1405 1
Las Positas Incident - Updated Information: Several subscribers are reporting gun shots, Police, and SWAT teams near Las Positas. Any more information? 5087 48
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 03, 2014 reads comments
Internet Outage - Is anyone else in SB experiencing a Cox internet outage? 1723 33
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 29, 2014 reads comments
Smoke Smell - Did anyone else smell smoke on the Mesa around 7:30pm? 964 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 26, 2014 reads comments
Spot Fire In Goleta? - A subscriber reports a spotted fire burning in Goleta foothills around 8am. 1712 4
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 22, 2014 reads comments
What was Up with the Police Helicopter? - Do any edhatters know what was up with the police helicopter circling around the area between Mission and Micheltorena around 7:15 pm. 3277 25
Flickering Lights - What's with the flickering lights on Modoc around 11:15pm Thursday? 1395 20
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 21, 2014 reads comments
Plane Over Mesa - Update by edhatter and [pic] What was that huge plane that flew over the Mesa at about 4:15 pm? 4642 34
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 20, 2014 reads comments
Girsh Park Event? - What is going on at Girsh Park today? 1570 6
Live Oak Activity - What's happening at Live Oak Campground area today? Some type of training? 1589 10
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 19, 2014 reads comments
Riviera Helicopters - What is going on with the helicopters over the Riviera? One just landed on a lawn. 3559 29
Goleta Power Outage - Goleta residents reported a power outage around 11pm on Monday evening. 2146 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 18, 2014 reads comments
Sirens Near 154 - Is there something happening on 154? A subscriber heard a lot of sirens and now a few helicopters. 4176 33
Downtown Sirens - What's going on? I work downtown and have heard a number of sirens around 2:45 Monday afternoon. Does anybody know? 2078 4
East Valley Road Police Activity - Does anyone know what was going on on East Valley Road last night? 1412 2
Gunshot Sounds - A reader reports hearing what sounded to be a gunshot near Hollister and Turnpike around 9pm last night. 1374 7
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 16, 2014 reads comments
Ellwood Commotion - Does anyone know what was going on Friday night around 10:30 pm in Ellwood? I heard sirens and cops yelling. 1265 1
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 15, 2014 reads comments
Late Night Noises - Does anyone know what was all the pounding going on last night/early this morning down by the train station/West Beach/Funk Zone area? 1678 11
Ringing Mission Bells - The Mission bells rang for 5 minutes around midnight. Does anyone know why? 3740 37
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 13, 2014 reads comments
Goleta Smoke Smell - A subscriber smells smoke and lives near Turnpike and Calle Real. Just heard a helicopter go overhead. Is something going on up the hill? 1898 15
Arlington Peak Search - Does anyone know why there was a helicopter using a searchlight near Arlington Peak late Tuesday night? 1758 26
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 11, 2014 reads comments
Strong Gas Smell - There has been a strong smell of gas in the west side of Buellton since last night Sunday. What could it be? 1317 21
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 08, 2014 reads comments
Hovering Choppers - Anybody know why there were three helicopters hovering over the first oil rig facing Carpinteria oil pier at noon? 1425 6
Power Outage? - My daughter just got home from GVJH and said that the power went off and then there were two loud bangs! 1624 14
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 06, 2014 reads comments
Power Outage - Electricity is out on the entire block of San Lorenzo. Anywhere else? 839 9
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 05, 2014 reads comments
Goleta Power Outage - Edhat subscribers reports a late night power outage in the Goleta area. 1659 22
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 04, 2014 reads comments
Law Enforcement Activity - Around 7:30 pm last night, a police SUV came flying by me and pulled onto West Camino Cielo where there was a bunch of law enforcement vehicles. Anyone have any info? 3722 13
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 01, 2014 reads comments
Power Flickering - I live downtown near Victoria and our power has been flickering for the past 5 minutes. Anyone else? 2311 42
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 27, 2014 reads comments
Westside Water Mishap - Edhat subscribers are reporting that sections of the Westside are out of water, specifically near the 1300 block of San Andres. Updated with photos. 2618 16
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 25, 2014 reads comments
Police Searchlight - There is a lot of police activity and a searchlight on Miramonte near the Highland condos. What's up? 2270 12
Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 23, 2014 reads comments
What is up with the old Spirit Land Bistro? - Does anyone know what is up with the old Spirit Land Bistro location at 230 E. Victoria Street? 2180 14
Smelly Water - A reader has noticed smelly water in Goleta. Has anyone else noticed a change in the tap water? 1392 20
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