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As the drought deepens, the Bird Refuge is seeming less like a refuge as seen in this pic from John Wiley. [pic]
updated 8:29 am
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 09, 2014 reads comments
Was it a distant hurricane that created this swirlpool John Wiley saw in the surf line? [pics] (09/09/14) 2411 10

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 04, 2014 reads comments
Moist air was contrast to dry land as John Wiley flew to Lompoc and up river over Cachuma to Paradise pools. [pics] (09/04/14) 1518 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 31, 2014 reads comments
POWDRELL: David Powdrell shares images of waves generated by Hurricane Marie from a slightly different perspective. (08/31/14) 1865 10

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 30, 2014 reads comments
Several wealthy Montecito residents have reportedly been trucking in water during the drought. (08/30/14) 3787 98
Reflections on rainbow mist, waves and riders from John Wiley's big wave coastal cruise. [pics] (08/30/14) 1662 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 28, 2014 reads comments
Updated with More Pics: An edhatter was down at East Beach documenting today's crazy swell. [pic] (08/28/14) 5461 20
Imagine a Corvette with wings, and that's what John Wiley saw parked at SBA today. [pics] (08/28/14) 2985 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 25, 2014 reads comments
The largest crowd John Wiley has ever seen at Lake Los Carneros has him wondering what it was about. [pics] (08/25/14) 3186 16

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 19, 2014 reads comments
Is this a practice battleground John Wiley spotted amid the farms, golfers and flower fields of Santa Paula? [pics] (08/19/14) 2147 18

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 13, 2014 reads comments
Sad about today's top story, John Wiley found himself contemplating the transience of this old hillside barn. [pic] (08/13/14) 1979 12

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 10, 2014 reads comments
Glorious Gaviota often greets John Wiley on return flights from the North, as on this afternoon of June 23. [pics] (08/10/14) 1126 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 09, 2014 reads comments
Slough squiggles and a guy furiously paddling between two giant buoys, from John Wiley. [pics] (08/09/14) 1828 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 08, 2014 reads comments
A small plane is a magic carpet that can take John Wiley on a scenic adventure from Solstice to San Jose. [pics] (08/08/14) 1170 14

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 06, 2014 reads comments
An afternoon overview and some other aerials of Goleta's Gothic, orchards, railroad and wetland from John Wiley. [pics] (08/06/14) 1702 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 04, 2014 reads comments
The late Michael Jackson estate in Santa Ynez Valley, Neverland Ranch, is gearing up to be placed on the real estate market again. (08/04/14) 2656 38

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 19, 2014 reads comments
Hearts in the sky and Q on a plane puzzled John Wiley today. [pics] (07/19/14) 1955 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 18, 2014 reads comments
The one place on our coast that encourages dumping looks surprisingly clean in these John Wiley [pics]. (07/18/14) 2035 13

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 17, 2014 reads comments
San Miguel Island was closed for a bomb sweep earlier this year, but many are questioning the sudden shutdown by the Navy, reports The Independent. (07/17/14) 2411 21

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 16, 2014 reads comments
Memories of feet in sand and splashing in surf add to the beauty over Hendry's Beach for John Wiley. [pics] (07/16/14) 1817 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 15, 2014 reads comments
A baby bird flew beneath John Wiley when he saw tide for pilots, truck, and temporary market. [pics] (07/15/14) 1852 12

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 14, 2014 reads comments
Water is running low around town, from Carneros and Keck to Andree and Hugette as John Wiley saw. [pics] (07/14/14) 2175 19

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 13, 2014 reads comments
Was it a cabbage that John Wiley spotted Amtrak pushing as he flew over? [pic] (07/13/14) 1931 15

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 06, 2014 reads comments
EDBIT: The Dedicated Staff attended this summer's first concert in the park with a Beatles tribute band. (07/06/14) 1601 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 05, 2014 reads comments
The ramp up for the 4th begins Thursday evening, as John Wiley saw at the Bowl and Chase. [pics] (07/05/14) 1276 3

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 02, 2014 reads comments
UCSB's North Campus Open Space is a giant step closer to its former wetland glory, thanks to a $1 million grant from the California Strategic Growth Council. (07/02/14) 1809 29

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 28, 2014 reads comments
The Animal Rescue Team has been busy and recently saved this abandoned coyote pup. [pic] (06/28/14) 3080 14

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 25, 2014 reads comments
TRAVEL: Some views from Carmel to Hearst Castle on John Wiley's flight along Big Sur. (06/25/14) 1870 13
There's some quick red rain parked at Santa Maria in this [pic] from John Wiley. (06/25/14) 1807 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 20, 2014 reads comments
He missed the barge sinking, but John Wiley glimpsed a cool Lakota watching at SBA. [pics] (06/20/14) 1853 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 15, 2014 reads comments
Adult Ed maven and local hero Ellen Downing, feted around town for her birthday, flew with John Wiley. [pics] (06/15/14) 1292 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 14, 2014 reads comments
Noticing a clear layer in Monday's otherwise hazy skies, John Wiley wondered if Edhat experts can explain. [pic] (06/14/14) 1523 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 13, 2014 reads comments
Laguna Blanca is turning into Laguna Café in this drought as John Wiley saw from the air. [pic] (06/13/14) 2636 31

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 10, 2014 reads comments
UPDATE: Aquaholic shares her [pics] from the Yarnbomber's installation this morning. (06/10/14) 4587 62

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 01, 2014 reads comments
The air and sea power of U.S.S. Reagan was impressive to John Wiley as he flew offshore yesterday. [pics] (06/01/14) 3173 34

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 31, 2014 reads comments
In a year, the new clinic on Foothill went from dirt to decoration as John Wiley flew over. [pics] (05/31/14) 1877 21

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 27, 2014 reads comments
John Wiley flew from Gaviota past the other beaches, off I.V. and Hendry's to iMadonnari and beyond. [pics] (05/27/14) 1866 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 24, 2014 reads comments
TRAVEL: Deep inside Antelope Canyon at Page, AZ is this eerie formation the guide told John Wiley is "Wind Woman." [pic] (05/24/14) 1910 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 19, 2014 reads comments
TRAVEL: The marvels of Marble Canyon astounded John Wiley at every bend. [pics] (05/19/14) 1586 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 16, 2014 reads comments
Flying up the river from hills near Alisal to the dam, John Wiley caught some of Spring's last colors. [pics] (05/16/14) 1315 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 14, 2014 reads comments
Some rare air excited John Wiley yesterday, seeing this B-25 from above and catching a ride in the B-24. [pics] (05/14/14) 1754 11

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 13, 2014 reads comments
Aviation and history buffs can look and listen for some rare planes today. [pic] (05/13/14) 1861 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 11, 2014 reads comments
These mustard hills near Alisal Lake south of Santa Ynez were a colorful treat for John Wiley. [pic] (05/11/14) 1149 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 09, 2014 reads comments
Part of the roof on the new downtown market is literally green, as you can see in this [pic] from John Wiley. (05/09/14) 2808 45

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 06, 2014 reads comments
Carp is in bloom with these flower fields that greeted John Wiley's return from flying the barren desert. [pics] (05/06/14) 1206 3

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 04, 2014 reads comments
Riding the desert wind, John Wiley passed Shiprock sailing near a New Mexico sandstorm. [pics] (05/04/14) 1923 13

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 26, 2014 reads comments
This roadside cactus garden John Wiley saw in the foothills above Summerland is a quiet statement. [pic] (04/26/14) 1657 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 23, 2014 reads comments
The U.S. Navy is closing San Miguel Island until further notice due to recent concerns of possible unexploded ordnance. [pic] (04/23/14) 3336 32

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 18, 2014 reads comments
Vipers over SB added to the helicopter count with this flight of two John Wiley saw last Sunday. [pics] (04/18/14) 2306 13

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 16, 2014 reads comments
A meadow of flowers near Cachuma and an iconic view of Yosemite Falls from John Wiley.[pics] (04/16/14) 1275 2
Updated with [vid]: Edhat subscribers share pictures of Tuesday morning's lunar eclipse, the Blood Moon. (04/16/14) 3482 21

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 15, 2014 reads comments
By chance an antique aircraft fly-in BBQ was at Columbia Airport when John Wiley landed there. [pics] (04/15/14) 1676 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 14, 2014 reads comments
Poppies along the Yosemite River and a view across the Rim Fire area to Bridal Veil from John Wiley. [pics] (04/14/14) 1554 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 13, 2014 reads comments
Can you identify these wildflowers John Wiley saw near Pine Mountain Lake? [pic] (04/13/14) 1764 11

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 17, 2014 reads comments
Was that a tiny Floatopia of sorts happening off IV when John Wiley flew past on Friday afternoon? [pics] (03/17/14) 2937 12

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 16, 2014 reads comments
Is it true this apparently popular beach is a closely guarded secret, as John Wiley was told? [pic] (03/16/14) 4138 39

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 15, 2014 reads comments
Update: After and before recent rains Gibraltar and Jameson reservoirs looked very different (NOT), John Wiley reports. [pics] (03/15/14) 2275 19

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 13, 2014 reads comments
Is this a public open space behind the Turnpike Shopping Center, John Wiley asks? [pic] (03/13/14) 2734 29

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 12, 2014 reads comments
The city government is looking more and more like a plutocracy masquerading as a democracy. (03/12/14) 2385 46

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 11, 2014 reads comments
The Hwy.217 creek is nearly boxed but maybe not baffled, John Wiley reports. [pics] (03/11/14) 1518 11

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 08, 2014 reads comments
There were two beached boats, then John Wiley saw one boat and this hole with a small crowd sprinkled around. [pic] (03/08/14) 1796 11
Thursday's winds made an eerie lenticular cloud over the moon, and here's a [pic] in case you missed it. (03/08/14) 1953 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 07, 2014 reads comments
Updated with [pic]. Santa Barbara County Historic Landmark #49, also known as the Irene and Frances Rich Cabana has been saved. (03/07/14) 2674 35

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 05, 2014 reads comments
More storm stories from John Wiley's flight Sunday afternoon over beached boats, Bird Refuge, Harbor, and Moby's new tourist attraction. [pics] (03/05/14) 3021 13
UPDATED with [pics] The storms that occurred over the past weekend caused several severe impacts to Goleta Beach County Park but it will reopen on Wednesday. (03/05/14) 2443 3
TRAVEL: Climbing out of Palm Springs last month John Wiley saw a distant waterfall, a golf airport, and a glorious sunset. (03/05/14) 1716 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 04, 2014 reads comments
As skies cleared Sunday afternoon, John Wiley went "falling" and saw this spectacular example. [pics] (03/04/14) 2233 9

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 27, 2014 reads comments
An eerie overhead view of the forgotten bridge that's usually underwater in Cachuma, from John Wiley. [pics] (02/27/14) 3869 18
After a last check on Gibraltar's level today, John Wiley was happy to feel mist in the air downtown. [pics] (02/27/14) 1517 9

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 26, 2014 reads comments
A subscriber shares aerial [pics] above Stearns Wharf and the Santa Barbara Harbor. (02/26/14) 1863 21

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 25, 2014 reads comments
Golfer heaven and maybe gopher heaven is going up out next to the Sandpiper in these views from John Wiley. [pics] (02/25/14) 1947 11

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 23, 2014 reads comments
There are still some beautiful greens around town, but John Wiley wonders for how long. [pics] (02/23/14) 1182 16

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 20, 2014 reads comments
He thought all our falls are dry, but John Wiley found these two high in the hills with a trickle. [pics] (02/20/14) 1595 7
Taking to the air Monday, John Wiley saw what claims to be the loudest heaven. [pic] (02/20/14) 1574 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 14, 2014 reads comments
A subscriber shares two views of Carpinteria Slough. [pics] (02/14/14) 1445 11

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 13, 2014 reads comments
Curious about whether recent rain had helped the lake level in Gibraltar, John Wiley saw this. [pic] (02/13/14) 3030 17

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 06, 2014 reads comments
TRAVEL: After years of yearning, John Wiley finally got a first taste of the wonders of Palm Canyon on the Andreas Trail. [pics] (02/06/14) 1897 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 05, 2014 reads comments
The City Council has appointed Ariel Pierre Calonne as City Attorney to provide legal guidance on municipal issues. (02/05/14) 840 3
Santa Cruz Island is near for John Wiley yet so far, because it's always strange and new. [pics] (02/05/14) 1650 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 03, 2014 reads comments
Right now the radar map is showing the potential for measurable rain arriving in SB within a few hours. (02/03/14) 1369 14

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 01, 2014 reads comments
Is the upper Santa Ynez River and valley still dry as it was in this pic before the recent drizzles, John Wiley asks? [pic] (02/01/14) 1415 15

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 30, 2014 reads comments
This was apparently fire hose practice John Wiley flew past, wishing it were actual fire practice. [pic] (01/30/14) 1809 23

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 27, 2014 reads comments
The red sail was in sunlight but the boat and sea were already dark when John Wiley flew by. [pic] (01/27/14) 1482 9

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 26, 2014 reads comments
The sky and mountains north of town shone in the glow of sunset as John Wiley crossed Camino Cielo. [pic] (01/26/14) 1158 3

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 24, 2014 reads comments
Anyone know what's up with the diffused but fairly heavy smoke we saw west of Painted Cave about noon? (01/24/14) 1862 12

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 20, 2014 reads comments
Here's yet another attempt to capture last night's freaky sky surf sunset that looked like a colorful wave. [pics] (01/20/14) 2225 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 16, 2014 reads comments
People flying without wings in the valley east of Lompoc caught John Wiley's attention. [pics] (01/16/14) 1703 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 15, 2014 reads comments
Update: Are you seeing red in this drought, as John Wiley did over the Bird Refuge? [pics] (01/15/14) 1857 16

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 12, 2014 reads comments
Do you think these caves near Old Sierra Madre Rd. in John Wiley's aerial were created by a thousand licks? [pics] (01/12/14) 1961 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 10, 2014 reads comments
There was a Fly-In theater showing "Spoils of Babylon" at SBA last night in John Wiley's aerials. [pics] (01/10/14) 1391 14

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 09, 2014 reads comments
Aerial views of the low levels in Jameson and Gibraltar reservoirs from John Wiley. [pics] (01/09/14) 2065 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 08, 2014 reads comments
Flying home from holidays John Wiley spotted this riotous reindeer in a nearby valley. [pics] (01/08/14) 2114 11
Several subscribers spotted a Missing Man Formation of airplanes flying over Santa Barbara on Monday, and John Wiley has the answer. [pics] (01/08/14) 3248 15

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 06, 2014 reads comments
Do you know the story of this "disarming" graffiti John Wiley spotted on the mountainside southeast of La Cumbre Peak? [pic] (01/06/14) 3606 30

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jan 03, 2014 reads comments
John Wiley was wrong. He told a friend this aerial photo of the 1/1/14 sunset wouldn't show the beauty. [pic] (01/03/14) 1645 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 31, 2013 reads comments
Desert power, dry cooling, or killer watts might be names for the new industry John Wiley flew past in old California Valley. [pics] (12/31/13) 2023 17

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 25, 2013 reads comments
Ever more drought is showing in our hills as John Wiley shows, with failing falls. [pic] (12/25/13) 1470 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 24, 2013 reads comments
It may not have been The Swami surfing, but John Wiley snapped what he thinks was swami surfing. [pic] (12/24/13) 2387 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 23, 2013 reads comments
The lights of Santa Barbara seemed to sparkle even more brightly for John Wiley returning home last night. [pic] (12/23/13) 1465 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 20, 2013 reads comments
John Wiley caught this unusual "RainBeam" over San Marcos Foothills. [pic] (12/20/13) 1663 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 19, 2013 reads comments
Looking down into the Lizard's Mouth was a fun surprise for John Wiley as he glided down across the ridge. [pics] (12/19/13) 2555 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 14, 2013 reads comments
Shadows softly falling across undulating lawns slipped beneath John Wiley's wings in deepening sunset. [pics] (12/14/13) 1238 12

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 13, 2013 reads comments
Today's sunset pic from our mountains out to distant Anacapa got John Wiley excited to re-fly the green he saw in January. [pics] (12/13/13) 1416 10

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 11, 2013 reads comments
The City Council has appointed Sarah Knecht to serve as the Acting City Attorney. (12/11/13) 1184 5
Monday sunset lights delighted John Wiley, from sunset and Montecito star to the town tree. [pics] (12/11/13) 1097 3

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 06, 2013 reads comments
There was a gathering of Eagles at SBA recently, and John Wiley shares a [pic]. (12/06/13) 1816 10

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 03, 2013 reads comments
Flying our hills usually gets John Wiley thinking about our rocky past, especially "Dino Hill." [pics] (12/03/13) 1310 10

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 01, 2013 reads comments
Astronomy: Chuck breaks down what was floating above Santa Barbara lately. (12/01/13) 1846 14

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 29, 2013 reads comments
Traffic southbound was a Zoo as drivers thought about turkeys Wednesday afternoon, John Wiley saw from offshore. [pic] (11/29/13) 1613 3

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 27, 2013 reads comments
The second sinking of Gingerbread is shared by John Wiley, as he noticed footprints in the shifting sand. [pics] (11/27/13) 1709 11
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 11/26/13 (11/27/13) 446 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 26, 2013 reads comments
John Wiley likes it when he can get to the Point (Conception, that is), when weather permits as on Saturday. [pics] (11/26/13) 1631 11

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 25, 2013 reads comments
A trio of [pics] from John Wiley, from tiny falls and Amtrak surf shack to Tom's housing start. (11/25/13) 1890 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 24, 2013 reads comments
Saturday sunset mountain flash had John Wiley looking back at his dappled aerial from the afternoon. [pics] (11/24/13) 1675 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 22, 2013 reads comments
Flying into Paso Robles, John Wiley got this expansive view of some valley wineries. [pic] (11/22/13) 1340 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 21, 2013 reads comments
Did you see these "sky lines" John Wiley snapped on his Tuesday evening flight in from Santa Paula? [pics] (11/21/13) 1561 3

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 17, 2013 reads comments
Mission & State: A recent Federal court decision may spell trouble for Santa Barbara's proposed gang injunction. (11/17/13) 1916 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 16, 2013 reads comments
Guests and EMI inspired John Wiley to a quiet drone flight past misty Tea memories. [pic] (11/16/13) 1942 16

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 15, 2013 reads comments
In light of the recent discussions regarding quadcopters, EMI shares some [pics] that were captured with a GoPro. (11/15/13) 4508 76

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 14, 2013 reads comments
When (if) it's finished, will the lower State area become a "EuroZone" as looks possible in John Wiley's aerials? [pics] (11/14/13) 2085 29

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 13, 2013 reads comments
Does anyone know what is being built on this site near Ortega Hill Road? [pics] (11/13/13) 2342 15
Two more digs around town, and one is pretty deep says John Wiley. [pics] (11/13/13) 1474 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 09, 2013 reads comments
They say Love Rocks, and John Wiley could see some from the air above Montecito. [pics] (11/09/13) 1744 9

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 08, 2013 reads comments
This thing that looks like a roof being hoisted into position is for use underwater, says John Wiley. [pics] (11/08/13) 1908 16

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 04, 2013 reads comments
Drumming and smoking as seen from the air by John Wiley this evening. [pics] (11/04/13) 1540 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 02, 2013 reads comments
Maybe not big enough to see from space, but Oprah's auction in Carp is big enough for John Wiley to shop from the air. [pics] (11/02/13) 3786 19

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 29, 2013 reads comments
A reader shares his open letter to the city council members and mayor. (10/29/13) 2423 36

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 21, 2013 reads comments
It was surprising to John Wiley that these two historic landmarks two centuries apart are just a few hills apart. [pic] (10/21/13) 2149 13

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 20, 2013 reads comments
Flying past this unusual work at the beach, John Wiley wonders if there's been some sort of leak up at the dump. [pics] (10/20/13) 1774 12

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 18, 2013 reads comments
Some local mariners ranging from the Princess and pruner to the painter, in aerials from John Wiley. [pics] (10/18/13) 1300 15

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 16, 2013 reads comments
While folks elsewhere are using umbrellas against the rain, John Wiley enjoyed flying over some around town yesterday.[pics] (10/16/13) 1263 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 12, 2013 reads comments
Sunset surfers and a question about Olive diggers from John Wiley's recent flights over town. [pics] (10/12/13) 1327 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Oct 08, 2013 reads comments
The variety of cloud textures was striking in last night's sunset over the water beyond Oceano as John Wiley flew home. [pic] (10/08/13) 1290 5
Roger has the scanner reports. Report of orange throwers off the bridge 400 Block of West Anapamu. (10/08/13) 1696 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 28, 2013 reads comments
The pilot of this plane on the freeway could teach a course titled Landing 101, says John Wiley. [pics] (09/28/13) 3109 19

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 25, 2013 reads comments
TRAVEL: If you've ever been on the Santa Cruz "cement boat" John Wiley would like to know more. (09/25/13) 2792 9

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 24, 2013 reads comments
Recent winds brought clear air that helped John Wiley get this crisp aerial shot of the downtown area. [pic] (09/24/13) 1545 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Sep 04, 2013 reads comments
TRAVEL: A holiday SF Bay Area flight brought John Wiley new glimpses of the Bridge, Cup, rainbow hills, and the lights of home. (09/04/13) 2363 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 29, 2013 reads comments
Out in the Carp area, John Wiley flew over two sports played on green. [pics] (08/29/13) 1224 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 26, 2013 reads comments
Bright colors showed up in new places when John Wiley went flying, in the hills and at the airport. [pics] (08/26/13) 1270 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 20, 2013 reads comments
Some interesting airplanes John Wiley saw at Wings Over CMA yesterday, including a B-25 and a P-51. [pic] (08/20/13) 1292 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 19, 2013 reads comments
At today's Camarillo air show, John Wiley wonders if he saw a rare Spitwater from the Battle of Britain. [pic] (08/19/13) 1368 3

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 17, 2013 reads comments
After more than 30 years of public service with the City, Santa Barbara City Attorney Stephen Wiley has announced that he will retire from his position in December. (08/17/13) 1640 35

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 13, 2013 reads comments
Flying home from Santa Paula at sunset, John Wiley saw a struggle between light and dark, clear and cloudy. [pics] (08/13/13) 1300 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 01, 2013 reads comments
Flower fields make Santa Paula extra beautiful from the air this time of year, according to John Wiley. [pics] (08/01/13) 1789 9

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 31, 2013 reads comments
An edhat subscriber found a different type of Osprey than what John Wiley spotted. [pics] (07/31/13) 1671 9
A different view of a V-22 Osprey like the ones that sometimes practice at SBA, from John Wiley. [pic] (07/31/13) 2440 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 27, 2013 reads comments
Santa surfers or surfing classes plus maybe some kayaks in aerial [pics] from John Wiley. (07/27/13) 1591 15

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 24, 2013 reads comments
Rippling blue and green over kelp, dappled harbor, and a white tide question from John Wiley. [pics] (07/24/13) 1622 21

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 19, 2013 reads comments
The activity level around Fess Parker's hotel is up, as John Wiley saw with beach event and hotel construction. [pics] (07/19/13) 1973 16

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 18, 2013 reads comments
Pilots at SBA this afternoon heard the siren song of a rare bird John Wiley snapped in the tall grass.[pic] (07/18/13) 1994 10

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 14, 2013 reads comments
They aren't mountain lions, but John Wiley saw many Cubs while he was flying in the Santa Ynez River valley today! [pics] (07/14/13) 1811 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 09, 2013 reads comments
Kelp Art is what John Wiley calls this aerial [pic] he snapped along SB shores. (07/09/13) 1843 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 07, 2013 reads comments
TRAVEL: After fun times in Venice Beach and Cabo, John Wiley is still left with a big question. [pics] (07/07/13) 2675 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 03, 2013 reads comments
TRAVEL: Panga boats aren't just left on our beaches, one also took John Wiley out to the famous Cabo Arches. (07/03/13) 2527 3

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 29, 2013 reads comments
Through the fence gazing at construction projects is expanded with aerials from John Wiley over several local sites. [pics] (06/29/13) 1568 1

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Some dads headed through town toward Los Angeles may have wondered why traffic stopped at Mission, as seen by John Wiley from the air.[pics] (06/17/13) 2950 11

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Although he sees these views of our town often, John Wiley likes how these two show off El Sueno and Carp. [pics] (06/15/13) 1535 5

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TRAVEL: Flying from New Orleans to St. Augustine, John Wiley saw contrasts and changes. (06/14/13) 2691 5

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John Wiley shares a bird's eye view of construction starting on the new 154@Foothill Sansum expansion. [pics] (06/13/13) 1898 20

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Santa Barbara's line of "red forest" is relaxing from the water, and it stands out from the air as John Wiley shares. [pics] (06/12/13) 2168 20

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"Fool's Harbor" boats are like a starry sky in John Wiley's aerial view, along with other new perspectives on old favorites. [pics] (06/09/13) 1330 4

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TRAVEL: Flying the Gulf Coast from Galveston to Port Aurthur gave John Wiley a glimpse of a very different life. (06/07/13) 2160 3

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Less water in Cachuma changes the shoreline and reveals more of "Atlantis Island" in John Wiley's aerials yesterday. [pics] (06/06/13) 2517 8

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Flying friends to Santa Ynez, John Wiley took a Tuesday tour of the White Fire aftermath happy to see some green.[pics] (06/05/13) 1872 6

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TRAVEL: Big Bend in Texas is a place John Wiley has long wanted to fly, and on his recent trip its beauty exceeded his imagination. (06/02/13) 2365 8
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Lucky, a perky rescue pup. (06/02/13) 2193 5

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TRAVEL: Tucked into today's news about earthquakes and fires, John Wiley shares views of hills and bighorn sheep in Tucson. (05/30/13) 2102 3

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The White Fire has has reached 1,000 acres. A shelter will open at the Wake Center off Turnpike. (05/28/13) 43621 134
On the first day of his recent adventure flying across North America, John Wiley took in desert delights going toward Tucson. [pics] (05/28/13) 1312 4

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John Wiley got new views of familiar Santa Barbara returning past Rincon, Courthouse, Keck, and Cottage on Sunday. [pics] (05/23/13) 1509 12
TRAVEL: Little Colorado Gorge combines textured red rock formations and turquoise water, as John Wiley discovered from the air. (05/23/13) 2237 4

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TRAVEL: Two aerial views of the Grand Canyon from John Wiley came out well despite the smoke from wildfires. (05/22/13) 2164 4

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Monument Valley is one of John Wiley's favorite places to fly, and he got a second rare chance yesterday.[pic] (05/20/13) 1744 8

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Here's a pic of a classic Edhat hat flying past the new Freedom Tower in NYC. [pic] (04/25/13) 1777 5

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Yesterday John Wiley enjoyed a Manhattan flight with this fabulous view of Freedom One reflected in the Hudson. [pic] (04/23/13) 1931 9

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Wiley Blair III (July 24, 1918 - March 24, 2013) (04/16/13) 649 1

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There's a song about chasing rainbows, and John Wiley easily caught this one offshore Friday afternoon.[pic] (03/09/13) 1442 8

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John Wiley shares some aerials of the folks hangin' at Hendry's, on the ground and paragliding over from Ellings. [pics] (03/04/13) 1466 1

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The brilliant Spring green and blue sea along the shore West of town is stunning in this aerial from John Wiley. [pic] (02/28/13) 1692 5

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John Wiley discovered the area beyond Bacara has hidden meadows, secret arroyos, and an unusual crop circle. [pics] (02/27/13) 2628 16

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Flying over Coal Oil Point on Thursday evening, John Wiley caught a surfer catching a ride. [pic] (02/23/13) 1480 5

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Flying over town yesterday, John Wiley checked on changes to Victoria and Oprah. [pics] (02/18/13) 2619 19

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John Wiley caught Wednesday's night happy face in the moon. [pic] (02/15/13) 1267 8

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Foundations are in and construction at the Arlington is going up now, as you can see in these aerials from John Wiley. [pics] (02/05/13) 1909 16

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John Wiley has more double views of Eye Rock and Tangerine Falls to check out in "3D."[pics] (02/03/13) 1384 10

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After hearing an aircraft call ATC with the word "night" in the name, John Wiley saw these Sea Knights fly past.[pics] (02/02/13) 1829 5
You can see Tooth Rock, aka Cathedral Peak, in depth with this 3D aerial pic from John Wiley. [pic] (02/02/13) 1990 17

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Urban Hikers' fascinating herstory of Casa Dorinda inspired John Wiley to share some complementary aerials. [pics] (01/27/13) 1712 11

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Sweet soft songs of hope and peace strolled up State this morning for the Martin Luther King parade. [pic] (01/22/13) 1664 6

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Here's a way to visit the Point Conception Lighthouse today, from John Wiley. [pic] (01/19/13) 2012 12

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More mysteries revealed at the Point Conception Lighthouse, from John Wiley's recent flight with help from JoJo. [pics] (01/18/13) 2300 4
Does anyone know if this is remnants of a light, war or well John Wiley saw at Point Conception? [pics] (01/18/13) 2396 16

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Views of two more islands from John Wiley's flight, this time Santa Cruz and Anacapa. [pics] (01/17/13) 1649 13
A giant 4-engine KC-130 tanker passed close enough to John Wiley's plane that you can see the pilot. [pics] (01/17/13) 3048 14

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Santas Miguel and Rosa are green from the recent rain, John Wiley discovered flying around the Channel Islands. [pics] (01/16/13) 1983 5

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John Wiley captures views of Point Conception's tortured shore. [pics] (01/14/13) 2280 3
William Etling follows John Wiley by sharing photos from 1975 of the Point Conception Coast. [pics] (01/14/13) 3394 27

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The keeper's house at Point Conception is looking very unkempt these days, John Wiley noticed. [pic] (01/12/13) 2608 21

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John Wiley was thrilled to get the chance for this rare look at the Point Conception Light from the West. [pics] (01/10/13) 2459 25
Contemplation "John Wiley, that is a gorgeous barn! Do you think it is accessible by auto? I would love to get a ground shot of it. And 544047P - thanks for the tip re barn on Hwy 1. Happen to be going that way today and will keep an eye out for it. ... " (08/13/14)
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Gothic Wetland "I wonder what kind of response Wiley's pictures would get if taken from a quadcopter. " (08/05/14)
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La Entrada Hits Snag "So interesting that the new city attorney has reversed the long-held ruling by the retired Steve Wiley, former city attorney. I suspect that there are many more of his rulings that should have been reversed, like too many out-of-sized ... " (07/25/14)
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Loud Aircraft "Yes, near Cottage; seemed headed toward mts. from the ocean. Amazing sound. started so low and deep; made me wonder if it was earth movement or some bizarre explosion or giant tool, like earth moving equipment. I did peek out the window, s ... " (07/18/14)
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Private Jet at SBA "Wiley's new ride. " (07/18/14)
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Closure of San Miguel Island Questioned "Thanks, John Wiley, for another nice photo! Richardsons Rock(to the left) is usually barely visible from the mainland. " (07/16/14)
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Hendry's Beauty "Remember, John Wiley has an incredible telephoto lens - he was not as close as it would appear. By the way, love that "V"! " (07/16/14)
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Rescued Coyote Puppy "I would like to adopt Wiley please. " (06/27/14)
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West Beach Photo Shoot "Ok, John Wiley & Max, Was this towed because the the City of SB won't allow the engine to be fired up so close to the beach & let it taxi to the outer waters for takeoff? Or, another reason? " (06/20/14)
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Sinking Barge at Point Conception "John Wiley! Can you fly a sortie out there ASAP to give us all some visual & pictorial documentation? Thanks! " (06/17/14)
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Sinking Barge at Point Conception "688.......Great idea! Let's get Wiley on it with his style and know how! " (06/17/14)
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Quick Clinic "Some history. I was looking for info on the parking, I thought there was underground too. didn't find anything yet. http://www.edhat.com/site/tidbit.cfm?id=1215&tid=1394&art=122321 http://www.edhat.com/site/tidbit.cfm?nid=117860 Ju ... " (05/30/14)
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Sansum Clinic Building Progress "some history of new building. I was looking for info on the parking, I thought there was underground. didn't find anything. http://www.edhat.com/site/tidbit.cfm?id=1215&tid=1394&art=122321 http://www.edhat.com/site/tidbit.cfm?nid=1178 ... " (05/30/14)
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Quick Clinic "and thank you, John Wiley; great update on our community. " (05/30/14)
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Quadcopters Watching Over You "Once again people are showing their naivete regarding these quad-copters. For those of you advocating to shoot at them, do you also advocate shooting at the Google Street View car when it drives by? How about anyone with a smart pho ... " (05/24/14)
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Stagecoach Ruts "Woodruff, those are all excellent links! That's John Wiley's photo at flickr, right? It's pretty stunning to think about the sheer amount of labor it took to build and to traverse that road. " (05/20/14)
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Green Roof "Wiley's greenhouse gas effluent from his joyrides? Hopefully they are using refrigeration and air conditioner condensate to water them, yes succulents need water too. And solar power to pump the juice to the roof. Are there PV pan ... " (05/09/14)
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Popular Secret? "I have to agree with 479. I've been wondering for a while who John Wiley is, why he thinks he"s providing a service, and how he justifies his apparently daily pollution of our sky and invasion of privacy. " (03/17/14)
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Storm Stories "Thank you, John Wiley. You do great service for us from your unique vantage points. Please ignore the snarky remarks by the "trolls" - S.B. edhat seems to have more that its share of them. " (03/05/14)
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Storm Stories "971P Does that disintegration apply to plastic bags left in water just in sun on the ground? (Even there, I've noticed the bags stay intact for many months, more than a year.) Small bits of plastic floating in the water are even more ... " (03/05/14)
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Lake Cachuma Back Then "Thank you for this photo to compare with John Wiley's. Nothing too difficult in switching to another post to compare. " (02/26/14)
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Lake Cachuma Back Then "It's obviously a comparison to the photos John Wiley posted just a few hours ago!! Rude rude rude!!! Thanks for the photo. SOME of us appreciate it. " (02/26/14)
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Cathedral Peak from La Cumbre Peak "Thanks for the kind words and glad you are enjoying the photos! John Wiley: Sorry if it was not clear. This IS the easy way you are asking about! Yes, I have hiked from Seven Falls many times. I was trying to scout an easier way so th ... " (02/23/14)
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Canyon Wonders "Wut, John Wiley on the ground hiking around? Wondering if he's from Topanga? " (02/06/14)
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New Appointee " Welcome to the City of SB, I saw the press release said you have lived here since 2007 but now you work for the city so welcome. A few things to look out for as you start your new job; Dario Pini( Wiley beat him up for decades), Medi ... " (02/04/14)
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Sky Mountain Sunset "Just beautiful, thank you John Wiley. " (01/25/14)
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Sky Mountain Sunset "Just beautiful, thank you John Wiley. " (01/25/14)
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Plane Down Near Pismo "KSBY is reporting that authorities are checking local airports including Santa Barbara. John Wiley... you ok? " (01/14/14)
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Mission Ridge Sierra Club Hike/Photos! "This answers John Wiley's question of Jan. 5th as to which trail the peace symbol could be seen from. " (01/07/14)
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Western Monarch Over-wintering Population Plummets "Unfortunately, the monarch populations appear to be in a state of decline. Why? A new study from University of Minnesota and Iowa State University researchers points to an answer: the rapid rise of crops engineered to withstand her ... " (01/03/14)
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La Conchita Flame "@230 is correct. The picture in Wiley's link is the installation on the bluff south of Mussel Shoals. The flame the OP refers to is the installation just above highway level between La Conchita and Rincon Point. Completely differen ... " (12/30/13)
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La Conchita Flame "The flame in the John Wiley post is not the one seen from the highway, I have driven by many times and not seen the flame, so I don't think it is constantly burning. I love it that many choose to complain about oil pollution when are driv ... " (12/30/13)
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Decorated Homes "John Wiley, I love your suggestion! " (12/17/13)
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Ahoy! "The ocean looks particularly gorgeous in your photo, John Wiley. " (12/15/13)
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Gingerbread "317: What an amazing comment. This is not your backyard! Why do you care that John Wiley kindly publishes photos of the public coast? " (11/26/13)
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Drone "You sound like a good guy, John Wiley. I always enjoy your pictures. Interesting to see the Tea Fire scene 5 years later. Thanks. " (11/15/13)
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GoPro Photos "785: there were a lot of complaints, criticism of John (not "Jon") Wiley's aerial photos when he first began posting years ago. He can attest to that, I am sure. But several points: he, after first seeming a bit defensive, made change ... " (11/14/13)
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GoPro Photos "The quadcopter i saw fall out of the sky is the same as yours. It is the dji phantom quad copter you own, which it appears to be. It failed and hit the water with force that would kill. Just the weight of the go pro falling from a few ... " (11/14/13)
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GoPro Photos "I'm confused..no one has ever shown concern regarding these privacy issues whenever Jon Wiley posts photos from above? Is this not the same circumstance? I'm not saying Jon is invading our privacy, but why criticize one and not the ... " (11/14/13)
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Open Letter to City Council and Mayor "Looming over the Thursday gathering was an Op-Ed piece by Mayor Helene Schneider that appeared in that day’s Santa Barbara News- Press. Schneider, while chastising statements based on “a deliberate misrepresentation of the facts ” as “ ... " (10/29/13)
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Trick or Treat Meeting "The County blew their chance to turn IV Halloween into a Lollapalooza-like event with sanctioned and controlled fun. Wiley Chamberlain sent the pendulum way too far in the wrong direction the early 1990s...anyone remember seeing the student ... " (10/14/13)
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High Sunset "Max, are you airborne a larger % of the time than on your feet on land? Love your photos and the white wings of a beautiful plane. Places I only see through the pilots photos, usually you, John Wiley and Jo............ " (10/02/13)
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Gang Injunction Thoughts "Great Article! If any of you happen to watch shows like "breaking bad" or "sons of anarchy" you'd know AMC is making a lot of money bringing gangs and drugs into our living rooms... and yet no one feels threatened by them. Yet they see a ... " (09/12/13)
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Loud Jets "@324 I wrote about it the next morning it scared the hell outta me too! it was one of those smaller airliners commuter planes I saw it. It was flying really low over the East Side, the next morning John Wiley shared that it looked lik ... " (09/11/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "He was overall not a bad guy, ornery but he was not an unitelligent man in my dealings with him. He's going into private practicve, will be interesting if the City gives him work through a contract (something to look out for). Hope the Ci ... " (08/19/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "302: I agree that unions control the city. The city attorney is a member of the city employee class "unrepresented managers", that includes assistant police chiefs, one of whom, Rick Glaus, has been out on disability for around ten ... " (08/18/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "From first-hand experience, I've seen Wiley's unethical behavior. I only hope City Council can find a good ethical replacement. Good ethical people are hard to find these days. I assume he's generally a nice enough guy so I wish h ... " (08/18/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "He also got the city to overlook planning guidelines when he built his multi-million dollar custom home in Ontare Hills. How did he do this? Inquiring minds want to know. Care to comment on this Mr. Wiley Coyote. " (08/17/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "Just an FYI to the poster above who thinks the city employees enabled and supported Wiley - there are quite a few city employees who depise Steve Wiley. It's people like Paul Casey, Jim "the OC" Armstrong and the "managment" who allowed ... " (08/17/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "Hallelujah! Good riddance to an unethical, power crazed scourge on our city. Unfortunately his replacement will most likely be just as bad. But let's hope for an improvement. Wiley and his minions stomp on the constitutional and proce ... " (08/17/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "City staff runs city council. Stop joking about procedural proprieties and get down the the personalities inside city hall who control the city agenda. But you are right - city council hires and fires the City Attorney and technic ... " (08/16/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "Seems city staffers here are surprised to learn how much anger there is among those of use who have been watching this city go down the drain, while staff in a position to make a difference reacted with total indifference. No othe ... " (08/16/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "Steve Wiley should be living in one of Dario Pini's units after retirement. It would be far more fitting for the legacy he has left behind for the rest of us to have to live with. I hope all the RVs in this city start parking on Onta ... " (08/16/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "It was Wiley's JOB & RESPONSIBILITY to guide and advise council on legal matters... He failed to prepare a case for the City & Residents of SB against the ACLU / (thugs)/"Homeless"... " (08/16/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "Wiley can enjoy his new expensive custom built home on a $1 million lot in Ontare HIlls. City pays well. " (08/16/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "These are ills of our city because other cities have legally found a way to get around all of them. Stop blaming "society" because society is nothing but a collection our own laws and their certain enforcement. Wiley failed in his ... " (08/16/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "It was the worst 30 years this city has ever gone through. Wiley left the city wide open to vagrants, panhandlers, RV squatters, slum lords, unfunded pension liabilities, bloated staff, unsustainable salaries, perks and pensions, ... " (08/16/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "Wiley blinked when he should have stared our city problems down. He is paid to legally advise the council. He is culpable for the many wrong turns, these past city councils have taken. it will be good to find a far more effective ... " (08/16/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "You know, I think all three of these previous comments should be deleted pursuant to the Edhat Nanny's normally watchfulness. Steve Wiley was the CITY ATTORNEY. He did not set policy. He served faithfully and effectively at the PLEASURE o ... " (08/16/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "Don't let the door hit you on the way out! This guy did absolutely NOTHING to help our city progress by supporting the Police Dept to more effectively control our ever increasing vagrant issues and gang population... We can only hop ... " (08/16/13)
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Link "noticed the picture is by John Wiley :) " (08/16/13)
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Retires "Yippee!!! All the more reason to get a new city council majority who means business rather than the ineffectual legal pandering we have had to put up with these past years under Wiley's "leadership" and council's oddly enabling failed ... " (08/16/13)
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Scanner Reports 8-14-13 "There is a town in Oregon that finally said ENOUGH, and challenged the ACLU in court and won. It takes a City Attorney who will organize and prepare a case PROVING the impact that vagrants have on the the City... Unfortunately, we are ... " (08/14/13)
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Casa Esperanza's New Sobriety Rules "Visit San Luis Obispo - lively downtown scene, lovely river walk and NO bums. What else are they doing right besides having NO RV signs immediately upon entering the city? Seems Santa Barbara is asked to play by different rules th ... " (08/10/13)
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Casa Esperanza's New Sobriety Rules "Here are at least four major problems caused by bums for State Street businesses: 1. Bums scare away customers: Changed the nature of downtown retail 100% to only short-term visitors on weekends as the main sales days; no more loc ... " (08/08/13)
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Another Flying Osprey "John Wiley is an osprey? I alway had my suspicions. Nice shots of the fish hawk. " (07/30/13)
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Dario Pini & City Settlement "It's time for Wiley to go away. " (07/30/13)
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Santa Surfers "Wiley, do you have a photo journey of Santa Barbara from above? Chaucers? I'm fairly new to edhat, but was born and raised here in SB...you capture such beautiful images with such a new perspective even for us natives. I think a book ... " (07/26/13)
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Fight "We do need a new city attorney. Steve Wiley, Mr Milqutoast is not the right fit. He allowed former city councils to go off in the wrong direction on all these issues. Hope he takes an early retirement so we can move on. " (07/25/13)
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Traffic Accident "454 - that was the beauty of user names. Regular readers of Edhat learned which commenters provided the type of comment they wanted to hear, and which ones they could skip. For example, John Wiley is outstanding. When the fires came through ... " (07/22/13)
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Buzzed "close the drapes or wiley will take a photo of you in your skivvies. " (07/22/13)
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Buzzed "That pesky Wiley guy joyriding again. " (07/21/13)
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Fess Up "John Wiley, Indeed, there is security there, but nothing excessive or unfriendly. I walked by on Chase Palm Park last evening with my dog, as did quite a few others and their dogs... and there was no problem at all. People were sitting on t ... " (07/19/13)
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Rare Bird "John Wiley: The Beach Boys twin beech, D-18, was a great radial at SBA for a while, too, glad l got to log some time in it. I miss the Guppys and REO Speedwagon's DC-3 that was tied down at the Guppy hanger at Fairview & Hollister. " (07/18/13)
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BEEP, BEEP! "When we first moved to SB in 1948 we bought the "last" house on San Roque Rd. (3 houses above Foothill. A cyclone fence separated our property from a nearby field and every day a road runner would run back and forth along it. Being ... " (07/07/13)
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Larks, Owls, and Hummingbirds "Sorry DAVID, I knew I should have checked. I had just read John Wiley's reply to Max's flight photos. Not to name-drop or anything. " (07/06/13)
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Wind Power "Why no outcry, 170? Because windows are essentials in buildings and there are efforts made, materials available to cut down on the reflections that cause the bird deaths. As for wind energy, there is a non-fossil fuel alternative, solar. I ... " (06/21/13)
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Scanner Reports 6-19-13 "The bottom line- You can write all the laws you want...If they don't get enforced because of political correctness, it means nothing... It has to do with our City Leaders stance and REPRESENTING the RESIDENTS WISHIES, rather than being worr ... " (06/19/13)
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Sansum Start "The famous John Wiley flew over my house! If I'd have known ahead I would have come out to wave. :-) Watching the progress of construction it's definitely going up quickly. As a neighbor we are hoping our quiet neighborhood remains ... " (06/14/13)
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Red Forest "Very Wiley of you, John, to post map links. :-) Thanks! for the overview(s). " (06/12/13)
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Red Forest "VERY INTERESTING. JOHN, ARE YOU BY ANY CHANCE RELATED TO A MR. WILEY WHO USED TO COME TO MY DAD'S RANCH TO FIX IRRIGATION SPRINKLERS? " (06/11/13)
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Earthquake?!? "Fracking causes no more seismic activity than jumping off a ladder? Great conclusion. Don't bother with that Wiley list of hearsay articles unless you want to sharpen your critical reading skills to see how junk science can still trap ... " (05/29/13)
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UPDATE: White Fire "Thank you John Wiley. Been thinking the same thing. As long as the fire keeps moving east, the city is spared, but if the winds that are forecast for this afternoon show up, that all changes. Last night it was not nearly as windy as ... " (05/28/13)
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UPDATE: White Fire "John Wiley, thank you for joining the conversation. Your informative posts were so helpful to us Edhatters during the Jesusita Fire. I hope you'll be with us again through this one. (John Wiley is a pilot.) " (05/28/13)
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Sewage Leak "The problem lies with our City Attorney, Steven Wiley. He has absolutely no inclination to pursue any issue... Our Council and City Administrator Jim Armstrong follow suit. " (05/22/13)
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Sewage Leak "Many cities ban RV parking on their streets. Residential RV use shall be strictly limited to regulated RV camps. Anyone claiming they need to live in their RV 'temporarily" is free to use the official RV parks located in this area. ... " (05/22/13)
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Summerland Graffiti "John Wiley gave us an aerial view of this property last year. " (05/16/13)
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Link "That was not a very accurate report. For more accuracy, see the Noozhawk story. Councilmember House, termed out this year, was interested in ... " (05/15/13)
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Celebrity Solstice "You are one funny bunny. But in my mind you'll never top your progression from the Goleta Beach mud plume, to the atom bomb cloud, to the Yes! album cover. That was awesome. For those who missed it you can type mud plume into Edhat's search ... " (05/09/13)
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Link "It's surprising that Francisco and Rowse didn't check with the city's counsel Steve Wiley before introducing their suggestion, since changing the lane configuration at this late stage will kill La Entrada, so we heard yesterday. Or maybe th ... " (04/17/13)
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Wiley Blair III "Thank you for your armed service Wiley. Condolences to his family. " (04/15/13)
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People v. Tony DeNunzio "Even if Tudor / SB is sued, Wiley will pay the judgement and Scneider will ram another tax up our a$$es. We lose, no matter what happens. " (04/12/13)
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People v. Tony DeNunzio "Yup, get ready Wiley! There's a civil suit coming your way! " (04/11/13)
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Graffiti Vandal Arrested "355- You must live above APS and above the graffiti zone... The rest of us have to deal with the clean up of our neighborhoods after every weekend- Kudos to SBPD for nailing this guy- Unfortunately, the ball is dropped with the City Attorne ... " (04/11/13)
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Subject Panhandling With A Machete "Wiley and Armstrong are the first two in office that need to go. After that, the rest will fall in line. " (04/03/13)
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Clydesdale "The ACLU does not run this city and next time they come barking, we appeal them until any decision against us also becomes the law of the land after a Supreme Court ruling. Right now, we roll over when the ACLU says boo, while oth ... " (03/31/13)
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Link "Blaming the courts is actually spot on. I am not a fan of Wiley, but have to admit, when he takes cases to court and defends the city, we often get screwed. That's less about him and more about judges, like Belleflour, who decided we legall ... " (03/22/13)
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Link "All those who blame Wiley or City Council for not passing the injunction, please read this and other sources of information. Yep, liberal and support the injunction. I posted above. It's hung up in court. Judge Adams has put off his rul ... " (03/21/13)
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Link "There oughta be a law... But there isn't. Projects must be reviewed on their merits. Personalities are not supposed to be part of the equation. Those board and commission members who cannot be objective should be removed. I have ... " (03/21/13)
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Transient Disturbance "Excellent point on our lame duck City Attorney Steve Wiley, he does not give the cops the proper tools to apply laws already on the books as he is afraid of litigation- Bring it on! Also, Chief Cam Sanchez needs to move on as well- The City ... " (03/20/13)
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