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Police actitvy in the 400 Block of North Canada not sure what possibly some type of Assault.
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The Board of Supervisors approved changing the name of the Department of Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services to the Department of Behavioral Wellness.
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[UPDATE]: A pilot sustained minor injuries after engine failure caused a small plane to land in the Goleta Slough on Monday evening.
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A bobcat was released near the Vandenberg Air Force base last week after recovering from being hit by a car. [pic]
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Roger reported a small brush fire was recently put out on Highway 101 southbound at the Castillo off ramp. [pic]
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Ron captured a [pic] of the five Masai Giraffes at the Santa Barbara Zoo.
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Can edhatters tell me what their favorite walking trails are throughout Santa Barbara?
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Erica Nicole Reynolds (July 19, 1988 - January 23, 2016)
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UCSB scholars weigh in on the ‘intractable problem' of depicting history on film.
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A project to enhance vista points and install interpretive displays along the central coast is expected to be completed next month.
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SBIFF: Brie Larson and Saoirse Ronan were honored with the Outstanding Performers of the Year Award at the Arlington Monday night.
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Luis Madrigal (April 27, 1934 - February 2, 2016)
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Did anyone else lose all of their free digital TV stations this morning?
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Last week, Betsy attended The Goodland Coalition's forum on how to run for Goleta City Council.
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Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive?
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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 02/09/16
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 09, 2016 reads comments
Max Rosenberg shares a [pic] of an impressive halibut caught today in Santa Barbara. (02/09/16) 3212 11
Following the Refugio State Beach oil spill, questions were raised concerning the perceived "take over" of the County of Santa Barbara's Emergency Operations Center by Plains All American Pipeline. (02/09/16) 726 4
Doreen "Dene" Race (November 20, 1931 - January 23, 2016) (02/09/16) 344 add
Tax payers in the Santa Barbara Community College District will save $8.7 million through a bond refinancing completed this month. (02/09/16) 633 9
Roger reports a possible structure fire of an apartment in the 200 block of W. Valerio. (02/09/16) 958 12
An edhat subscriber reports a recently trimmed palm tree suddenly dropped its crown in a parking lot, just missing a parked car. [pic] (02/09/16) 3283 23
Raul Ramirez was arrested for DUI and threatening officers in Santa Maria. [mug] (02/09/16) 1880 5
UCSB neuroscientist Kenneth S. Kosik's new book offers strategies for reducing the risk of Alzheimer's disease. (02/09/16) 1235 4
SBIFF: Film Review: Four veteran athletes attempt the first-ever border-to-border crossing of Bhutan in Crossing Bhutan. (02/09/16) 1015 add
Santa Maria Police arrested Alexander Limon, a suspected gang member, for possession of a stolen firearm. [mug] (02/09/16) 1779 8
Santa Barbara County recently became the second county in California to adopt a Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Resolution (02/09/16) 781 3
Mary Lea Brice Sherrill (October 21, 1917 - December 21, 2015) (02/09/16) 342 add
There's music in our mountains, and John Wiley sees it in these [pics]. (02/09/16) 1901 7
Roger reports a possible industrial accident in the area of Calle Cesar Chavez, the victim suffered a head injury. (02/09/16) 1583 6
Roger reports a naked male in his 30's laying down in the parking lot of the County Retirement building. (02/09/16) 1983 19
Santa Maria Police arrested Juan Manuel Nunez Estrada for the charges of assault with a deadly weapon and kidnapping. [mug] (02/09/16) 1667 19
Roger has the scanner reports. "A man with pizza was yelling on San Remo Dr." (02/09/16) 1119 2
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (02/09/16) 239 1
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 02/08/16 (02/09/16) 311 add
SBIFF: Film Reviews: Edhat subscribers share two-second reviews of films in the Santa Barbara Film Festival. (02/09/16) 1336 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 08, 2016 reads comments
Jean Thomson (d. January 31, 2016) (02/08/16) 1390 6
SBIFF: Films are only as good as the writing and the screenwriter panel at the Santa Barbara Film Festival had some of the best writers. (02/08/16) 613 1
Robert reports a Bernie Sanders supporting light sign is placed on the Micheltorena overpass. (02/08/16) 2807 108
SBIFF: Celebrated actors including Elizabeth Banks and Alicia Vikander were honored with the Virtuosos Award at the Arlington Theatre on Sunday. (02/08/16) 1102 1
An edhatter spotted a bobcat while walking along Cieneguitas Creek at the San Marcos Foothills Preserve. [pic] (02/08/16) 2726 42
Concerned Santa Barbara advocates protest the senseless killing of wildlife on State Street. [pic] (02/08/16) 2888 32
[Update]:The suspect who robbed the Buellton Rabobank on Friday has been arrested thanks to concerned community members who recognized the surveillance photo. (02/08/16) 3750 12
Can someone identify this compass like tool? (02/08/16) 2211 8
James Benson (Jimmy) Page (November 16, 1946 - January 20, 2016) (02/08/16) 1386 2
Was this some sort of war game near UCSB that John Wiley noticed in one of his aerials from Thursday? [pics] (02/08/16) 1991 5
Edhatters share [pics] of hummingbird friends in the area. (02/08/16) 1409 18

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 07, 2016 reads comments
Firefighters with urban search and rescue are investigating a cave collapse near More Mesa. (02/07/16) 5384 14
Roger reports a pedestrian ran out in front of a vehicle and fled from the scene in the 6600 block of Del Playa in Isla Vista. (02/07/16) 903 2
[Update]: Charles captures [pics] of surfers, a moonrise, and maybe Saturn in the sky. (02/07/16) 1178 8
Roger reports a motorcyclist struck a deer near Harris Grade at Burton Mesa in Lompoc. (02/07/16) 1002 12
Cartoons: Mike shares a funny cartoon about getting older. (02/07/16) 1480 10
Roger reports a possible group fight in the 200 block of Oceano Street near SBCC. (02/07/16) 1200 10
VEGGIE OF THE WEEK: Whole Foods Market shares more fruit and vegetable tips with parsnips and pomegranates. (02/07/16) 867 4
Roger reported a bicyclist is down on the Castillo underpass. (02/07/16) 813 8
Los Olivos was awarded its own American Viticultural Area by the federal government. (02/07/16) 888 5
A new tobacco report finds California is failing in efforts to reduce tobacco-caused death and disease. (02/07/16) 879 19
SBIFF: Two actors from the Oscar-nominated film "Spotlight," Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams, arrived at the Santa Barbara Film Festival on Friday night. (02/07/16) 1228 7
Santa Maria Police and Gang Suppression officers responded to a gang fight on Friday and arrested eight suspects. [mug] (02/07/16) 1694 14
Santa Maria Police officers responded to the report of a stabbing on E. Tunnell St. (02/07/16) 589 3
Way Back When: Quirky happenings in Santa Barbara this month meant whangdoodle sightings, or was it a giant flying spider?, a naval academy in Hope Ranch?, 500 eggs but no chickens in sight, a pool filled with continents, and movies, songs, and more. (02/07/16) 1509 7
An edhat subscriber reports Bill Connell, the Carpinteria Surf Dog man, has passed away. [pic] (02/07/16) 4022 34
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Santa Barbara Youth Music Acadamy provides a full musical experience to youth in a fun, safe and ever-changing framework of musical styles and performance venues (02/07/16) 431 add
Santa Maria Police officers made a traffic stop on Friday that led to a drug and weapons arrest. [mug] (02/07/16) 1212 4
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Rex, a diamond in the rough who will melt your heart. (02/07/16) 1181 6
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Louis, he may be nearly blind but he has great taste in jewelry. (02/07/16) 1075 11
Five films produced by UCSB students will screen at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. (02/07/16) 485 add
Roger reports a possible fight in front of 611 State Street, the officer requested a Code 3 backup. (02/07/16) 1219 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 06, 2016 reads comments
[Update]: The Sheriff's Office has identified the suspect who robbed the Buellton Rabobank as John Roller and is asking for the public's help in finding him. (02/06/16) 5936 28
A head-on traffic collision on Cathedral Oaks sends an elderly man to the hospital with moderate injuries. (02/06/16) 1996 5
Roger reports a structure fire at the office of MultiProbe, located at 819 Reddick and Milpas Street. Evacuations are being ordered in the surrounding area. (02/06/16) 1540 17
SBIFF: Movie star Johnny Depp received the Modern Master Award at the Santa Barbara Film Festival on Thursday. (02/06/16) 1366 6
Edhatters share photos of red items for National Wear Red day. (02/06/16) 906 2
United Blood Services is taking steps to prevent the spread of the Zika virus in the United States.  (02/06/16) 670 9
Are there coastal roads which will get me from SB to Ventura without using Highway 101? (02/06/16) 2282 25
An edhatter reports a traffic accident on the corner of Castillo and Cliff Dr near JJ's Liquor. (02/06/16) 716 1
[Update]: Does anyone have or know where I can find the recipe for the Sojourner Mediterranean Nut Burger? (02/06/16) 1305 13
Linda Joyce Harris (December 11, 1940 - January 30, 2016) (02/06/16) 744 add
SBIFF: Santa Barbara photographer Fritz Olenberger captured some nice images from the first two days of SBIFF. (02/06/16) 1489 3
Roger reports two subjects were discovered with an active campfire outside the designated area near the Cold Springs trailhead. (02/06/16) 1928 51
Matilda Dorothy "Tillie" Walters (May 14, 1925 - January 25, 2016) (02/06/16) 476 add
What's the status of the proposed Sprouts that is replacing Haggen at the Fairview Shopping Center? (02/06/16) 3148 43
Is this an SBA pair swimming languorously a couple of miles offshore, or are they heading South? [pics] (02/06/16) 3144 12
Roger has the scanner reports.  Last seen being chased by fellow customer northbound on State Street. (02/06/16) 1399 12
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (02/06/16) 241 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 05, 2016 reads comments
[Update:] Roger reports a motorhome on fire on Highway 101 southbound at Nojoqui Summit. County Fire, CHP responding. [pic] (02/05/16) 1100 3
An edhat reader warns of a possible travel scam operating in Goleta. (02/05/16) 2866 28
Is your pet ready for online fame and adoration? Submit them for Edhat's Pet of the Week! (02/05/16) 865 add
Did anyone see Michael Douglas last night at UCSB? (02/05/16) 2964 28
Roger reports there is a hazard investigation going on in the 100 block of Conejo Road. (02/05/16) 1143 11
Roger reports a structure fire in the 1400 block of School House Road in Montecito. (02/05/16) 1284 5
An edhat subscriber reports an injury accident in the 9000 block of Jalama Road in Lompoc. (02/05/16) 698 5
SBIFF: The Santa Barbara International Film Festival opened on Wednesday night with a featured animated film and an opening party in Paseo Nuevo. (02/05/16) 1696 14
Local firefighter/paramedic Eric Gray and dog Riley passed their FEMA Disaster Search Canine Team recertification held in Florida. [pic] (02/05/16) 996 11
[Update:] Roger reports a small brush fire is now out that was on Highway 101 in the southbound lanes near the Las Positas offramp. [pics] (02/05/16) 1420 7
The Independent: Westside, Franklin, and Louise Lowry Davis community centers are now able to host acoustic bands under new city regulations. (02/05/16) 665 8
The last Sargent Cypress tree fell at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden last week. [pics] (02/05/16) 2502 16
Does anyone know why group of police were at SB Autocamp on De La Vina on Wednesday? (02/05/16) 1802 4
According to research by UCSB psychologist Jeffrey Hunger and colleagues, body mass index is not an accurate indicator of health. [pic] (02/05/16) 1606 20
Hapgood Road West is open after a safety project to construct passing lanes in both directions on State Route 246. (02/05/16) 380 add
A burglar alarm call lead to the arrest of three suspects and a loaded handgun in Santa Maria. [mug] (02/05/16) 1585 9
If you plan on drinking on Super Bowl Sunday, designate a sober driver to get you home safely. (02/05/16) 954 19
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (02/05/16) 338 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 04, 2016 reads comments
Aquaholic returned from a 6.5 mile hike out the Divide Peak OHV and got a [pic] from the ridge. (02/04/16) 2092 22
The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory from 6am Thursday to 6am Saturday. (02/04/16) 573 add
Roger reports an injury accident on Highway 101 southbound at Hot Springs Road. (02/04/16) 1061 5
Roger reports a vehicle vs pedestrian traffic accident at Calle Laureles and De La Vina. (02/04/16) 1412 21
Roger reports a patient on a mandatory hold escaped from the Psychiatric Health Facility. (02/04/16) 2252 20
An edhat subscriber reports a rescue of a dog and its owner on the cliffs of the Douglas Family Preserve. [pic] (02/04/16) 2622 22
[Update]: Edhatters report on various falling trees around Santa Barbara County. [pics] (02/04/16) 6225 22

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