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Cindy Stevens shares some Hendry's Beach cloud formations floating over the mountains waiting for the sunset. [pics]
updated 3:30 pm
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Here is an update on the Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge Replacement Project. [pic]
updated 2:36 pm
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The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for North Central Santa Barbara County and Northwestern Ventura County.
updated 1:05 pm
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As the nation commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Caltrans celebrates the progress that has been made.
updated 1:00 pm
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The Montecito Fire Protection District has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Station 3 Site Acquisition and Construction Project.
updated 12:30 pm
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Does anyone have experience in finding homes for dogs when their owners are unable to care for them anymore?
updated 12:00 pm
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Roger reports a two vehicle accident on State St. at La Cumbre. One vehicle possibly went into a fire hydrant. It's unknown if there are any injuries.
updated 11:52 am
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Updated: with more [pics]. Roger reports a vehicle vs. motorcycle traffic accident in the 1400 block of Chapala. Fire and Medics on scene.
updated 11:48 am
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Vivian Marie Hapeman Obern (May 20, 1921 - June 21, 2015)
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Any ideas on the foul smell on the eastside? Is it the bird refuge again or a septic tank?
updated 11:15 am
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Do edhatters know of any support groups in Santa Barbara for families of suicide victims?
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Update: with [pic]. Around 10:30 am, a truck caught on fire on Highway 101 Northbound near the Turnpike Rd. offramp.
updated 10:55 am
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Mark shares a shot of Butterfly Beach on a serene morning. [pic]
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An edhat subscriber wants to know some great places to photograph tomorrow's blue moon.
updated 10:15 am
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Does anyone know the plan for the play area at Girsch Park?
updated 9:45 am
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The City Council will hold a public meeting on August 11 to discuss Vacation Rental enforcement and a work plan to develop a Home Sharing Rental ordinance.
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The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting DUI Checkpoints Thursday between the hours of 6:00 pm and 2:00 am.
updated 9:15 am
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A highlight of the summer for Edhat subscriber Betsy is hearing the throaty calls of the terns that frequent East Beach. [pics]
updated 8:45 am
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Roger reports a vegetation fire on Highway 101 northbound at Mariposa Reina. County Fire is responding.
updated 7:02 am
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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 07/30/15
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 30, 2015 reads comments
UPDATE: A possible oil spill has been reported off Goleta Beach. The Coast Guard reports an oil sheen spreads 3 square miles and is investigating the source. (07/30/15) 12048 105
A subscriber is wondering if anyone knows why the flags are at half mast at Adams School. (07/30/15) 2731 19
The Goleta Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on July 31st. [pic] (07/30/15) 715 11
I just witnessed a traffic accident involving a Post Office truck. Where do I report it? (07/30/15) 1779 18
Santa Barbara County officials are seeking the public's input to help make the county safer. (07/30/15) 748 21
A Santa Paula resident is in the Ventura County Jail after he was discovered in a stolen vehicle after a crime spree in the City of Goleta. [mug] (07/30/15) 2813 16
Collaboration among international scientists at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics is helping to resolve questions about the sense of smell. (07/30/15) 576 4
The CHP reports a vehicle accident in Buellton that killed a 19-year-old female after crashing into a tree. (07/30/15) 2733 5
Roger reports a vehicle fire in an unoccupied Ford SUV on the 900 block San Andres. (07/30/15) 659 3
Here's a "before" look at Cachuma from John Wiley in anticipation of the Aug. 3 release described in yesterday's Edhat. [pics] (07/30/15) 2264 9
A subscriber is wondering why gas in Santa Barbara is significantly higher than the average for the rest of the country as crude oil prices drop. [pic] (07/30/15) 1866 44
The SB Police Department is advising participants of this year's Fiesta Cruiser Ride to expect enforcement of all bicycle related traffic laws. (07/30/15) 1495 35
Roger has the scanner reports. It just seems like pedestrians can't get any Love today. (07/30/15) 838 9
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (07/30/15) 201 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 07/29/15 (07/30/15) 282 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 29, 2015 reads comments
Roger reports five or six subjects fighting outside Carl's Jr. on South Milpas. SBPD is on scene. (07/29/15) 1447 6
An edhat subscriber would like to thank an unsung hero who helped an elderly friend. (07/29/15) 1524 3
Has anyone had a toilet installed recently and can refer a handyman? (07/29/15) 1409 27
Rep. Capps offered an amendment to exempt federal oil and gas pipeline safety and spill mitigation rules from regulatory review requirements proposed as part of the REINS Act. (07/29/15) 614 2
The California Judges Association has issued a statement regarding public criticism of Santa Barbara County Judge Brian Hill's sentencing in the Duanying Chen case. (07/29/15) 2533 64
Water will soon be released into the Santa Ynez River from Lake Cachuma's Bradbury Dam. (07/29/15) 1743 20
Roger reports a subject with a shotgun taped to his leg is near Chase bank on Fairview. (07/29/15) 2980 40
Venoco is requesting an emergency permit to truck oil out of the Goleta facility. (07/29/15) 904 13
The Independent: Haggen laid off fourteen developmentally disabled employees from the five store locations in Santa Barbara and Goleta. (07/29/15) 4683 80
UPDATED: Roger reports a full City Fire response to a water flow alarm problem in the 100 block of East Haley. (07/29/15) 767 5
Astronomy: Just in time for the predicted monsoonal cloudiness, the International Space Station may be visible for the next few days. (07/29/15) 1028 6
Roger reports a hit and run at Chapala Market located at 605 North Milpas. The victims are a mother and daughter. (07/29/15) 1240 10
The City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a community open house to review design plans and to discuss recreation programming options for a renovated Cabrillo Pavilion and Bathhouse. (07/29/15) 587 8
Santa Barbara Police will suspend parking enforcement of the 75 and 90 minute curb parking during the Fiesta parade on Friday, August 7. (07/29/15) 752 12
A subscriber would like help identifying a blooming yellow flower at the park. (07/29/15) 1043 5
Oil Spill: Friday was a spill fill day at the Refugio site when John Wiley flew out for a look. [pics] (07/29/15) 1070 5
Due to public health concerns of illegal food vendors during Fiesta, law enforcement will enforcing food vending ordinances. (07/29/15) 1524 41
Roger reports a bicyclist vs pedestrian near 20 East Carrillo Street, it's unknown if there's an injury. (07/29/15) 549 12
On Tuesday, July 28 at approximately 9:30 a.m., the SB County Office of Emergency Management will conduct an annual full siren test. (07/29/15) 789 5
Roger reports a domestic disturbance in the 3500 block of Modoc. Allegedly a son, in possession of a knife, was attacking his mother. (07/29/15) 1352 52
A dehydrated dog was rescued from a Gaviota trail by firefighters this past Sunday. (07/29/15) 1427 28
Local activist group, PODER, responds to their questions being ignored at a recent Proposition 47 panel. (07/29/15) 1337 15
Attempted murder charges have been dropped against the two suspects involved in an Isla Vista shooting this past May. (07/29/15) 1228 12
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (07/29/15) 237 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 28, 2015 reads comments
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is initiating a comprehensive health assessment of our community and is asking for the public to complete a survey. (07/28/15) 1063 15
A tale of two cities played out for John Wiley as he approached Santa Paula to land. [pics] (07/28/15) 1412 7
A subscriber wonders if Southwest Airlines will be coming to the Santa Barbara Airport. (07/28/15) 2692 23
The Independent: Santa Barbara officials are beginning to crack down on aggressive sales tactics from downtown cosmetic stores. (07/28/15) 3739 60
Roger reports a traffic accident on SR-154 at San Marcos Road involving a horse trailer and 3 other vehicles. (07/28/15) 1964 14
The City of Santa Barbara has developed a real-time parking web application that provides up to date parking availability for all the Downtown Parking lot locations. (07/28/15) 1698 36
A subscriber reports several fire trucks heading east from Solvang while hearing of a possible fire in Los Olivos. (07/28/15) 1008 11
Roger reports a robbery in the 6600 block of Picasso in Isla Vista with a suspect who simulated a handgun. (07/28/15) 1553 14
The project to improve roadway conditions on the 101 undercrossing at Castillo Street continues with overnight roadwork on Tuesday. (07/28/15) 700 7
Is it legal to use a jet ski in the swimming area at Miramar Beach? (07/28/15) 2022 22
A robust integrated photonics manufacturing industry would boost the economy and result in energy-efficient, higher-performance computing and telecommunications. (07/28/15) 749 3
John S. Clark (1947- July 20, 2015) (07/28/15) 1499 3
Nora shares a [pic] where the tree looks like it is capturing the moon. (07/28/15) 1540 7
Can edhatters identify this amazing plant? [pic] (07/28/15) 2273 17
Roger has the scanner reports. I have great memories of my Grandfather and Uncle taking me to games back in the '60's. (07/28/15) 1023 7
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (07/28/15) 232 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 27, 2015 reads comments
Oil Spill: Due to heavy equipment operation, a single-lane closure will continue through Aug. 2 in the southbound direction of the 101 west of Refugio. (07/27/15) 430 6
Updated: Roger reports a vegetation fire on Highway 101 at Calle Mariposa Reina. (07/27/15) 1775 5
Roger reports the Harbor Patrol is searching for a possible kayaker in distress 2 miles out off Leadbetter point. (07/27/15) 1648 21
TRAVEL: Never been to Beirut? Check out this edhat subscriber's beautiful [pics] from Lebanon. (07/27/15) 1528 7
Probable paddle racers and a sand surfer ceremony greeted John Wiley's flight to Santa Paula Saturday. [pics] (07/27/15) 1229 2
Gwendolyn Strong, a local girl and inspiration to many, passed away Saturday morning. (07/27/15) 4098 13
TRAVEL: A subscriber shares spectacular [pics] from a recent stop in Iceland. (07/27/15) 1758 21
Roger reports a vehicle fire on SR-154 near Kinevan and the Cold Springs Bridge. (07/27/15) 1448 18
Who knows the name of this beautiful flower? [pic] (07/27/15) 2076 13
Lately on multiple occasions a pair of helicopters have flown low and loud and pretty fast across the city. Anyone know what's up? (07/27/15) 2188 35
Eugene Custer Baum (August 8, 1941 - June 17, 2015) (07/27/15) 723 1
TRAVEL: An edhat subscriber shares a [pic] of some lovely white hydrangeas in Chicago. (07/27/15) 998 5
Does anyone know what type of huge hissing bug or beetle this is? [pics] (07/27/15) 1905 12

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 26, 2015 reads comments
TRAVEL: Edhat subscriber Pam shares a few [pics] from her recent travels in the Sierras. (07/26/15) 1705 17
Roger reports a possible fall victim in the 6500 Block of Del Playa. Fire, Medics, SBSO are on scene.. (07/26/15) 1665 4
A subscriber captured [pics] of a yellow-crowned night-heron in Santa Barbara. (07/26/15) 1609 12
TRAVEL: Max captured photos of a fire near the Vegas Strip, seen from the airport. (07/26/15) 1696 2
Cartoons: Mike shares another funny cartoon about the silly sounds ketchup bottles make. (07/26/15) 1153 10
Local teens from Girls Inc. of Carpinteria are taking on Washington D.C. next week. (07/26/15) 1268 2
Roger reports a car thief is being pursued near Refugio Beach by Santa Barbara Sheriff Deputies. (07/26/15) 1318 13
Two Santa Barbara natives are changing the way surfboards are made with their custom foam design. (07/26/15) 2828 4
LeAnne shows kids how to balloon joust at the Central Library in Santa Barbara. (07/26/15) 687 1
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Friends of the Montecito Library mission is to foster community awareness, support and use of the facilities, materials and programs of the Montecito Library. (07/26/15) 548 1
Friday afternoon John Wiley saw people in the courthouse tower and blanket colors arrayed in the garden. [pics] (07/26/15) 1253 7
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Sawyer, a black and white kitty who specializes in cuteness. (07/26/15) 1082 2
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Chula and Savannah, super sweet sisters. (07/26/15) 902 5
A subscriber reports Santa Barbara County is planning a cleanup of local creeks and drainages. [pic] (07/26/15) 781 9
A subscriber wonders why the song "I Feel Pretty" was cut from West Side Story in the Sunken Gardens on Friday night. (07/26/15) 2209 39
Updated: A subscriber wonders what is being built off Punta Gorda Street. (07/26/15) 1795 34
Max spotted the Apple Maps van in the Mesa area on Friday. [pic] (07/26/15) 1818 15

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jul 25, 2015 reads comments
Roger reports a burglary in the 1000 block of Coast Village Road. A subject climbed through a window while the reporting party escaped out the door. (07/25/15) 1618 6
Roger reports a traffic accident where a vehicle struck a child in the 400 block of Old Coast Highway. (07/25/15) 1213 7
A subscriber is wondering if they're allowed to plant a rice paddy on their property and if anyone has experience doing so. (07/25/15) 2258 39
Can edhatters identify this purple plant? (07/25/15) 1695 6

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