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EDBIT: Play edhat's "Where Is It?" game to win tickets to see David Gray and Amos Lee at the Santa Barbara Bowl on July 8th.
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UPDATE: The Mesa Fire in Lompoc has reached 300 acres and is now at 55% containment. Mandatory evacuations for Cebada Canyon, Gypsy Canyon and Tularosa Road remain.
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HISTORY: It's the 90th anniversary of the 1925 Santa Barbara Earthquake and Neal Graffy shares a 5-part story of what happened on June 29 and afterwards.
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A bicyclist is injured about 2 miles from Mountain Road on Gibraltar, may have a broken collar bone and head injury.
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Bonnie shares her experience at Saturday's Santa Barbara Wine Festival at the Museum of Natural History. [pics]
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Roger reports a small brush fire off Highway 101 northbound near the Garden St offramp.
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A subscriber is curious why Goleta is called Goleta Valley when there are only mountains on one side.
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Barbara L. (Hall) Davis (April 4, 1940 - June 1, 2015)
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The 2014-2015 Santa Barbara County Grand Jury is just completing its year of service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County and has released a consolidated Final Report on its investigations.
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UCSB geologist Jim Boles makes new discoveries about the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone in the Los Angeles Basin.
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Mark shares [pics] of last night's blue skies.
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Santa Barbara County Fire Department reminds the public that all fireworks, including the so-called safe and sane variety, are illegal.
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Edhat subscriber Michel shares some fun [pics] from the wharf.
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Paul Fenske (October 16, 1939 - June 16, 2015)
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Updated: Edhat subscribers send in beautiful [pics] of Saturday's vibrant rainbow.
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Goleta Valley Beautiful announces that the June 2015 Residential Award goes to Norma Shinoda at 6291 Stow Canyon Road. [pic]
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An edhat subscriber shares a [pic] she took yesterday of the breakwater.
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Roger has the scanner reports. Suspicious subject, prowler and burglary suspect went into someone’s house in the 100 Block of Oceano.
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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 06/29/15
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 29, 2015 reads comments
Does anyone know where those gun shot/fireworks sounds are coming from on the west side of Santa Barbara? (06/29/15) 1893 20
Does anyone have information about the Robotics Team at DP being cancelled? (06/29/15) 2391 32
Are edhatters hearing the extremely loud PA system that seems to be coming from Earl Warren Showgrounds? (06/29/15) 1697 35
Roger heard a call of man with a gun. SBSO and CHP searching the area of San Marcos at Cathedral Oaks Roads for a possible man with a AK-47. (06/29/15) 2644 28
Roger reports that SBPD are in pursuit of a subject involving narcotics and 148pc obstruction of justice. (06/29/15) 1002 11
Roger reports a water rescue at Lake Cachuma involving an overturned kayak. Occupants are in the water and one subject is in poor health.. (06/29/15) 1460 23
Multiple activist groups and religious communities will gather in Isla Vista to participate in a National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath to honor the victims of the Charleston shooting. (06/29/15) 519 11
How clean do the jars, cans, and other items need to be in order for them to be in the blue recycling containers? (06/29/15) 2282 38
Stephen shares a lovely [pic] of cactus and chamomile plants. (06/29/15) 970 9
Mary Alice Cooper (May 23, 1926 - June 18, 2015) (06/29/15) 439 1
Gretchen and Fritz Olenberger share wondrous [pics] from the Polo and Balloons event held yesterday evening in Santa Barbara. (06/29/15) 1203 4
Malala Yousafzai not only sold out the Arlington Theater on Saturday afternoon. She also overflowed the overflow remote venues at the New Victoria Theater and UCSB Campbell Hall. (06/29/15) 1557 15
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 06/28/15 (06/29/15) 273 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 28, 2015 reads comments
A subscriber reports three recent bobcat sightings in the Hope Ranch Annex. (06/28/15) 1396 26
I'm looking for recommendations of companies that write home owners insurance, for our primary residence and also a rental home we own. (06/28/15) 1093 35
Sheriff's are pursuing a vehicle who failed to yield on Highway 101 southbound at Sea Cliff. (06/28/15) 1256 9
Mike shares [pics] from the Rods and Roses car show on Saturday. (06/28/15) 1258 5
Jesse captured amazing photos and [vid] of the lights reflecting off the ocean from Stearns Wharf. (06/28/15) 1139 8
Benjamin Michael Aguirre (May 30, 1984 - June 27, 2015) (06/28/15) 4929 8
Cartoons: Mike shares a funny cartoon about the fear of spiders. (06/28/15) 1101 10
Roger reports an elevator rescue at 1215 Coast Village Road in Montecito. 3 people are stuck on the first floor. (06/28/15) 877 23
A recent report shows that Santa Barbara tops the list of homes selling well above their asking price. (06/28/15) 2001 21
Astronomy: Chuck explains how recent Milky Way photos on edhat demonstrate light pollution.  (06/28/15) 956 10
A UCSB student injured in the Isla Vista shooting last year is suing the government and the shooter's parents. (06/28/15) 1676 20
Roger reports an injury traffic accident involving County Fire Truck 15 at Hope and State Streets. (06/28/15) 1163 14
HISTORY: A little known treasure, hidden in our backyard. A mission era adobe that played a major role in the history of California. (06/28/15) 2215 20
UPDATE: The Sheriff's Office is investigating recent cases involving elderly victims who were intentionally distracted while their personal property was stolen. [pics] (06/28/15) 3684 21
Oil Spill: Plains All American Pipeline provides their prepared oral testimony before the Senate Select Commitee on the Refugio Oil Spill(06/28/15) 860 4
I'm wondering if it ok to have professional power washing done on a backyard patio area? (06/28/15) 1079 17
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Families ACT's mission is to aid and empower individuals and families living with mental health and substance use disorders. (06/28/15) 303 2
Residents of the Painted Cave area remember the devastating fire that took place 25 years ago. [pic] (06/28/15) 1268 15
Does anyone know anything about this new drilling at Goleta Slough right next to the California Marine Protected Area? (06/28/15) 911 10
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Kratos, a gentle boy who wants to be your new hiking partner. (06/28/15) 723 4
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Maya, a silky feline looking to be adopted. (06/28/15) 632 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 27, 2015 reads comments
Roger reports a structure fire response to the County Jail for smoke in the IRC area. (06/27/15) 765 4
Roger reports suspicious circumstances at Bohnett Park off San Pascual in the west side of Santa Barbara. [pics] (06/27/15) 1843 12
Claudia shares [pics] of a strange cloud in the sky. (06/27/15) 1251 8
Cindy shares a [pic] of an Oriol stealing sugar water from a hummingbird feeder. (06/27/15) 1253 9
John Palminteri reports the Carpinteria Rotary Charitable Foundation is hoping to get 50 instruments donated to help middle school students. [pics] (06/27/15) 423 1
Roger reports a possible hazard investigation on the 1400 block of Park Place due to an electrical vault emitting smoke and popping noises. (06/27/15) 368 1
Roger reports a possible armed robbery on the 100 block of West Figueroa. (06/27/15) 698 4
Roger reports a noninjury accident temporarily blocking lanes one and two on Milpas. (06/27/15) 358 1
All libraries in the Santa Barbara Public Library System will be closed for the Independence Day holiday on July 4. (06/27/15) 263 add
Roger reports a residential burglary in the Cliff Drive area. The suspect fled toward SBCC West Campus. (06/27/15) 995 16
The Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy Senior students are now focusing on Mechatronics for their capstone project. [pics] (06/27/15) 4370 22
Oil Spill: Plains All American Pipeline has received final lab results from an analysis of tar balls collected from California beaches following Refugio Oil Spill.  [pics] (06/27/15) 1123 2
Oil Spill: Rep. Capps sent a letter outlining federal efforts in the wake of the Plains oil spill to State Sen. Jackson and Assemblymember Williams in advance of their Joint Oversight Hearing. (06/27/15) 298 add
Roger reports a structure fire at 818 Olive Street that turns out to be food on the stove. (06/27/15) 696 11
An edhat subscriber had a friendly visitor this morning. [pics] (06/27/15) 2248 18
Roger reports an injury traffic accident at 220 West Carrillo. Fire, Medics, and SBPD are responding to a vehicle vs. pedestrian. (06/27/15) 590 5
Update: A project to replace concrete slabs along US Highway 101 between Olive Mill and San Ysidro Roads will continue next week with lane and ramp closures during the overnight hours. (06/27/15) 1239 4
The new fiscal year 2015-2016 Santa Barbara County Grand Jury will be sworn into office on June 30. (06/27/15) 409 3
Does anyone know what's up with the rattlesnake infestation in the Carpinteria Bluffs Preserve? There are posted warnings. (06/27/15) 2140 33
The Montecito Library will have reduced hours beginning July 6. (06/27/15) 578 4
Goro Takeuchi (June 2, 1934 - May 8, 2015) (06/27/15) 618 2
El Capitan Beach is open again and Mark shares an aerial view of the coast. [pic] (06/27/15) 1040 4
Rep. Lois Capps and Salud Carbajal released statements on the United States Supreme Court opinion that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. (06/27/15) 1324 53
Roger has the scanner reports. Fireworks were being shot off in Los Alamos, apparently some people don't think we have enough fires in California. (06/27/15) 772 5
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (06/27/15) 190 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 26, 2015 reads comments
A subscriber speculates that Albertsons and Vons may be having a merger. (06/26/15) 2418 39
Roger reports a purse snatched through a restaurant window on the 400 Block of Chapala. (06/26/15) 1460 13
UPDATE: Coroner has confirmed that Hollywood composer James Horner was the pilot in Monday's fatal plane crash in the Los Padres National Forest, and has ruled the death accidental. (06/26/15) 5129 20
Oil Spill: Lois Capps was joined by leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in a letter urging action from the Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. (06/26/15) 539 3
A subscriber took a few [pics] of a chipmunk having a post solstice banquet. (06/26/15) 1544 21
Traffic collision on Highway 101 northbound near San Ysidro Road. (06/26/15) 1176 6
Roger reports a man screaming near the laundry mat on 163 South Turnpike. (06/26/15) 1337 11
Roger reports dust from a quarry near the Bradbury Dam was mistaken for smoke of a possible vegetation fire. (06/26/15) 812 10
Local adults from five different law enforcement agencies will graduate from the Central Coast Law Enforcement Explorer Academy. [pic] (06/26/15) 721 9
Roger reports a high speed vehicle pursuit around 90 mph. SBSO pursued a suspect after a failure to yield five miles north of Buellton on Highway 101. (06/26/15) 1154 10
Oil Spill: The Unified Command has released a response storyboard document regarding the Refugio Oil Spill. [pic] (06/26/15) 432 1
Local homeowners and renters filled City Hall to provide their input on short-term vacation rentals within Santa Barbara on Tuesday. (06/26/15) 2083 44
Santa Barbara City College is in the process of repairing a damaged storm drain pipeline located on an East Campus hillside bluff. (06/26/15) 456 4
Venoco's South Ellwood Field Project was the subject of two crowded hearings at the Goleta Community Center Wednesday. (06/26/15) 534 8
A vehicle struck a pedestrian at Canon Perdido and Bath streets. The Fire Dept and Medics are on scene. (06/26/15) 647 add
A subscriber noticed a funny sight at the Trader Joe's in Goleta. [pics] (06/26/15) 3979 33
Robert (Bob) Keller (Dec. 22, 1941 - May 11, 2015) (06/26/15) 1416 6
A two day seal project will take place on State Routes 192/144 on Wednesday, July 8. (06/26/15) 447 9
There will be a single-lane closure in the southbound direction of Highway 101 near Refugio State Beach from 9am-6pm Thursday. (06/26/15) 307 add
Can an edhatter identify this strange flying bug? (06/26/15) 1601 19
The Condor Express Captain recently saved an entangled dolphin off the Santa Barbara coast. (06/26/15) 1839 22
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (06/26/15) 291 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Jun 25, 2015 reads comments
A subscriber was near Ellwood beach during sunset and saw a dolphin surfing a wave. [pics] (06/25/15) 2762 4
Roger reports an assault with a weapon on Cota at Santa Barbara Street. One male was hitting another with a stick.. (06/25/15) 1045 4
Some beautiful [pics] of oil slick moves from John Wiley's flight on Monday. (06/25/15) 1429 12
Roger reports a vehicle driving on its rims heading westbound on Hollister Ave. SBSO is responding to the possible drunk driver. (06/25/15) 1489 6
Oceanfront property owners have filed a class action lawsuit against Plains All American Pipeline over the Refugio Oil Spill. (06/25/15) 1187 19
A subscriber reports a potentially distressed sea lion off the Santa Barbara coast. [vid] (06/25/15) 893 15
Two local KEYT reporters have joined the newest season of the hit CBS show, The Amazing Race. (06/25/15) 4127 17
Roger reports the Santa Barbara Police Department is in pursuit of a bicyclist near Gutierrez and Nopal Streets. (06/25/15) 1033 3
Roger reports a head on traffic collision at Camino Real at Hollister, near the Camino Real Marketplace. (06/25/15) 1297 2

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