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Can you guess how many horses will be in the Historical Fiesta parade? Enter your guess to win a prize!
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Activists have sued the City of Santa Barbara for alleged voting rights violations, reports the LA Times.
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Roger has the scanner reports. International driver Oregon plates.
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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 07/30/14
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 30, 2014 reads comments
Early set ups will not be allowed on the grassy areas around the Mission where thousands will come out for Fiesta Pequena, reports John Palminteri. [pic] (07/30/14) 982 11
A halo above the Mission to bless the dress rehearsal of the Fiesta Pequeña. [pic] (07/30/14) 903 11
A convicted murderer has sued the County of Santa Barbara and two jail guards for an alleged beating he sustained while at county jail last summer, reports The Independent. (07/30/14) 1281 16
In July 2014 officers from the Santa Barbara Police Department made 61 arrests for driving under the influence violations. (07/30/14) 1120 2
Injury traffic accident in the parking lot of the Santa Barbara Athletic Club in the 500 block of Castillo. (07/30/14) 883 4
Community activists make presence felt at planning commission meeting to consider exemptions allowing current oil production and well maintenance to continue as directed under Measure "P". (07/30/14) 590 9
Doris Marie Theriot (May 13, 1927 - July 23, 2014) (07/30/14) 238 add
A reader shares a story of a remarkable moment at the Foreigner and Styx show. (07/30/14) 1803 12
An edhatter shares a vintage clip from the 1935 La Fiesta film. (07/30/14) 645 6
An edhat subscriber went to the SB Bowl on Sunday for the Foreigner and Styx show. [pics] (07/30/14) 1272 22
What is your favorite floral fragrance in Santa Barbara? (07/30/14) 984 50
An edhat subscriber noticed a few signs posted on De La Vina and Victoria wishing someone a happy birthday. Did anyone else see signs like this? [pics] (07/30/14) 1543 16
Martin Holoien (d. July 18, 2014) (07/30/14) 341 1
Isn't this type of coastal weather typically reserved for the fall in our town? (07/30/14) 1502 46
TRAVEL: Max shares [pics] taken as he flew into Sun Valley yesterday. (07/30/14) 611 1
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (07/30/14) 183 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 07/29/14 (07/30/14) 315 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 29, 2014 reads comments
Who are the brilliant diagnostician nephrologists in the Santa Barbara area? (07/29/14) 1695 7
The Dedicated Staff watched the kick off of 2014 Old Spanish Days during La Recepción Del Presidente on Sunday evening. (07/29/14) 1026 8
Does anyone know if the Harry's to Harbor Fiesta race is happening this year? (07/29/14) 1883 8
Caltrans and the CHP are warning motorists statewide that the CHP is conducting maximum enforcement of traffic laws in active construction zones. (07/29/14) 839 9
I heard that there was a "true" Chicago style pizza joint opening up, is this true? (07/29/14) 3180 48
Report of a vegetation fire near Highway 166 at mile marker 30. County Fire Department is responding. (07/29/14) 534 1
Does anyone know what will be going into the former Blockbuster on the corner of Milpas and Mason Streets? (07/29/14) 2089 30
I was hoping to get the communities input on how and where I can sell baseball cards locally. (07/29/14) 1211 24
I would like to get our interlocking paver patio and walkways serviced (i.e. tightened and re-sanded). Any recommendations? (07/29/14) 826 3
An edhat subscriber shares a short [pic] history of her participation in Fiesta. (07/29/14) 1606 29
The SBCFD reminds homeowners that the survival of your home from a wildfire is directly linked to how well you maintain near-home vegetation. (07/29/14) 464 12
Does anyone know what is going on with the lemon groves across from the Stow House? (07/29/14) 1748 14
I live off Fairview in Goleta. Is that constant loud pounding from the freeway redo? (07/29/14) 1369 21
I'm looking for a place in SB or Goleta to store my new boat. Does anyone know of anyone renting out space? (07/29/14) 1230 14
Roger has the scanner reports. Sleeping Bag in the number one lane at Santa Claus Southbound. (07/29/14) 1075 11
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (07/29/14) 275 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 28, 2014 reads comments
Does anyone know of nurse recruiters or other ways to find jobs in nursing in the area? (07/28/14) 1233 9
Why have the hummingbirds stopped coming to our feeders? (07/28/14) 1819 23
Is this a blue heron? He/she shows up in our area every so often. [pics] (07/28/14) 1829 12
Roger reports a possible vegetation fire near the Gaviota Tunnel. Smoke seen and full County Fire response. (07/28/14) 1150 3
Does anyone know what type of bug this is? I know it bites! (07/28/14) 2429 13
Kitti's owner shares a statement regarding the recent dog death at the County Shelter. (07/28/14) 5083 76
Can any edhatters recommend a good sports nutritionist for a teen athlete? (07/28/14) 726 8
An edhat subscriber saw this questionable bug and wonders if anyone know what it is? [pics] (07/28/14) 1556 12
Aquaholic just returned from a solo four day trip to the Eastern Sierra Nevada range! [pics] (07/28/14) 1565 13
Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara has a lot of traditions, but did you name the correct 3 that started 65 years ago? Find out the answer! (07/28/14) 1092 1
HISTORY: Does anyone know where this rock is and if it's possible to hike to it? [pic] (07/28/14) 2254 7
Did anyone else witness the massive lightning in the foothills over Goleta last night? (07/28/14) 2691 24
Animal Rescue Team took this [pic] of one of their female bobcats trying to stay cool in yesterday's heat. (07/28/14) 2211 12

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 27, 2014 reads comments
How well do you know Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara? Answer the trivia question correctly and you could win a prize! (07/27/14) 1162 NA
Santa Barbara County Fire Department is sending firefighters to battle the Sand Fire in Plymouth, Ca. (07/27/14) 1056 add
Roger reports a possible structure fire at the Extended Stay on Calle Real, but it may have been a false alarm. (07/27/14) 910 1
Engines 1 and 2 are responding with Montecito Fire to a structure fire on Via Real. (07/27/14) 1097 2
Possible DUI crash in the 800 block of San Pascual. A vehicle took off but was found parked at Canon Perdido. (07/27/14) 1066 6
Injury traffic accident at De la Vina and Cota. (07/27/14) 804 2
Recent research concluded that eating too much fat can kill your sense of smell. What do you think of that? (07/27/14) 639 10
I am looking for someone who can make some custom clothes. (07/27/14) 1202 7
HISTORY: A subscriber shares photos from La Cumbre Lookout in 1940. (07/27/14) 1937 3
Roger reports a suspicious circumstances investigation at Oak Park that might involve a rape. (07/27/14) 1804 17
Community activist group PODER responds to the recent decision by Judge Colleen Sterne regarding the gang injunction. [pic] (07/27/14) 1561 36
Roger reports a vehicle accident with the vehicle possibly into a building in the 3000 block of Sagunto in Santa Ynez. (07/27/14) 562 add
EDBIT: Santa Barbara was recently voted one of the 10 Best Small Cities in America. (07/27/14) 2286 21
The Santa Barbara County Search and Rescue Team (SBCSAR) is looking for new members to fill its next search and rescue training academy. [pic] (07/27/14) 909 1
Vehicle fire on Highway 101 at the State Street off ramp, the vehicle is FULLY INVOLVED. (07/27/14) 1234 7
Is anyone else having issues with their tap water smelling? (07/27/14) 1641 29
I don't get many opportunities to see newly released foreign films so was excited to go watch a French film entitled Joséphine last week. (07/27/14) 556 5
Lauren: To cure her sweet tooth, Lauren visited Recipe's Bakery for their signature cinnamon rolls. (07/27/14) 1838 8
An edhat subscriber reports a rollover accident on Hwy 101 northbound, just north of Ventura around 11 am on Saturday. [pics] (07/27/14) 1314 7
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: A Different Point of View's mission is to engage, inspire and transform youth who are in danger of losing their way by teaching them to fly. (07/27/14) 524 3
Edhat subscribers report the sound of gunshots throughout Santa Barbara. (07/27/14) 2148 30
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Pumpernickel, a sassy Persian whose diva attitude cannot be rivaled. (07/27/14) 746 11
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Tegan, a loving pet who is currently fighting for her life and needs your help. (07/27/14) 1400 22
Roger reports a HMA chasing a WMA with a knife in the 1200 block of Punta Gorda. (07/27/14) 769 3

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 26, 2014 reads comments
The Independent: A Goleta engineer has won $1.13 million in a discrimination lawsuit against Teledyne RESON. (07/26/14) 2743 35
Max took these [pics] of today's Santa Barbara to King Harbor race. (07/26/14) 1509 7
Max Rosenberg took this [pic] today of Lake Cachuma. (07/26/14) 2307 18
An incident occurred at the Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter yesterday that resulted in the death of a dog. (07/26/14) 5071 71
TRAVEL: Our dedicated staff member spent time in Rome and the edhat bag made a few appearances! (07/26/14) 760 8
Roger reports a Peeping Tom described as a white male adult with a grey beard. He's wearing a white shirt and last seen in the 200 block of Ellwood Beach Dr. (07/26/14) 917 1
Send in all your "F" themed photos to edhat! Food, Fun, Flags, Flowers, you name it and send it in. (07/26/14) 957 27
California State Lands Commission has completed a Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Revised PRC 421 Recommissioning Project. (07/26/14) 568 3
Roger reports a Code 20002: a non-injury hit and run involving a black Nissan with New Mexico plates. It hit 2 parked vehicles and fled. (07/26/14) 774 5
Martin William Halseth (November 27, 1938 - July 17, 2014) (07/26/14) 361 add
Updated With Pics: 23 Cadets representing a coalition of local agencies are to graduate from the Law Enforcement Explorer Academy. (07/26/14) 619 1
Frederick E. Dowhower (September 27, 1945 - July 17, 2014) (07/26/14) 735 2
A UCSB scientist and colleagues warn that widespread contraction of the planet's animal life could have harmful effects on human well-being. (07/26/14) 1298 47
A town-hall meeting took place on Monday to discuss self-governance of the unincorporated Isla Vista community. (07/26/14) 715 18
The body of a Lompoc woman was found in La Habra,CA and police are asking the public for information. (07/26/14) 1645 5
Roger has the scanner reports. Male unknown to female in her residence 1000 Block of Garden. SBPD detained the subject when they arrived. (07/26/14) 1605 22
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (07/26/14) 233 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 25, 2014 reads comments
An edhat subscriber shares beautiful shots of the harbor and one crazy large trimaran. [pics] (07/25/14) 2616 15
Two former Lompoc wrestling coaches were found not guilty of battery by a jury in Santa Maria on Wednesday. (07/25/14) 736 2
Beachbummer was walking around Montecito and took these [pics] that show the current housing market situation. (07/25/14) 3933 23
The Independent: Worries emerge that traffic from La Entrada may back up to the railroad tracks on State Street when construction is complete. (07/25/14) 1132 17
A married couple has been arrested for possession of methamphetamine for sale and child endangerment. [mugs] (07/25/14) 4658 21
Has anyone else gotten sick from the recalled fruit from Trader Joe's and other stores? (07/25/14) 2737 39
The former editor of Mission and State is speaking out about the recent end of the non-profit investigative journalism project. (07/25/14) 2034 22
Sixty five drivers were cited in Goleta during the recent pedestrian crosswalk sting. (07/25/14) 1847 29
Report that a vehicle hit a giant goose and it's now dead on the bike path, 1100 East Cabrillo. (07/25/14) 1184 26
The next Start Smart class is scheduled for Tuesday, August 05, 2014, at 6 P.M. (07/25/14) 561 1
There was still plenty of room left to grab a spot at today's Concert in the Park. [pic] (07/25/14) 1735 25
Animal Rescue Team has been busy rescuing native wildlife and thought edhatters would enjoy this [pic]. (07/25/14) 1463 22
An edhat subscriber shares [pics] of a winged beauty. (07/25/14) 1303 8
District Attorney Dudley announced that UCSB Professor Mireille Miller-Young has pleaded no contest to all charges filed against her after she allegedly struck a pro-life protestor. (07/25/14) 2040 59
The Restaurant Guy says that a new eatery named Himalayan Kitchen has opened at the former home of All India Café. (07/25/14) 1558 11
I'm looking to pick up some take-out and have a picnic dinner with my family. Any suggestions on where we should go? (07/25/14) 2055 35
A subscriber reports another Traffic Police sting at Foothill and Los Olivos. (07/25/14) 1111 12
Updated with photos - There is a sheared fire hydrant with a 70 foot geyser on Milpas at Indio Muerto. Send in photos! (07/25/14) 1760 26
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