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MARCH EDNESS: Join the Dedicated Staff and March Edness winners on Friday, April 25th at our Award Ceremony.
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A subscribers shares [pics] of Goleta Beach.
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Is there a place I can take my classroom VCR/DVD player to get it fixed?
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Owen Granville Johnston (Dec 29, 1920 - April 2, 2014)
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Roger reports a burglary at Rite Aid in the 800 Block of State Street. 2 suspects smashed through a window.
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Roger has the scanner reports. Garbage can in middle lanes 101 Southbound Cabrillo.
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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 04/16/14
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 16, 2014 reads comments
A reader is wondering if there is a pool in town available for lap swimming without having to purchase a gym membership. (04/16/14) 1125 10
If you're among those who didn't get your tax return to the PO before they closed today, you may have heard there's one option in SB County until 9pm. (04/16/14) 554 4
Brush fire on Highway 101 northbound at Hope street. Small fire has reportedly been put out. (04/16/14) 602 3
The SBPD has announced the recipients of the 2014 Citizen Extra Step Awards. (04/16/14) 459 2
The fog kept rolling in and out at the Bird Refuge this afternoon. [pic] (04/16/14) 737 6
The City Council has approved the City Administrator's appointment of George Buell as Community Development Director. [pic] (04/16/14) 432 1
UPDATED: with CHP release. Roger reports an overturned horse carriage at Chamberlin Ranch, two people are injured (04/16/14) 1506 9
Structure Fire at 150 Willow Springs. Full County Fire Dept is responding. (04/16/14) 853 10
Outside on his patio, Jason Chapman saw a juvenile hummingbird as it darted into view and landed nearby. [pics] (04/16/14) 704 2
A meadow of flowers near Cachuma and an iconic view of Yosemite Falls from John Wiley.[pics] (04/16/14) 783 2
Raymond Morua pled guilty to DUI and fatal hit-and-run charges on Tuesday morning. (04/16/14) 1821 25
The County of Santa Barbara Community Services Department Parks Division has received Board of Supervisor's approval to increase protection from aquatic invasive species at Cachuma Lake (04/16/14) 278 add
What do Deltopia, the Bundy ranch, and the gang injunction have in common? An edhat subscriber shares their thoughts. (04/16/14) 1321 39
A local resident found a wedding ring at Ellwood Beach and through Facebook was able to return it to the rightful owners. (04/16/14) 1794 19
Beverly Duann Gussenhoven (Sept 21, 1925 - March 30, 2014) (04/16/14) 206 1
The 17-year-old Los Angeles teen accused of assaulting a police officer during Deltopia pleaded not guilty on Monday. (04/16/14) 1655 26
Updated with [vid]: Edhat subscribers share pictures of Tuesday morning's lunar eclipse, the Blood Moon. (04/16/14) 2243 21
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (04/16/14) 163 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 04/15/14 (04/16/14) 205 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 15, 2014 reads comments
An edhat subscriber received a letter from a Riviera resident regarding parking near El Encanto. (04/15/14) 3926 55
Are there some local, moderately priced restaurants especially good for solo diners? (04/15/14) 2288 21
The men and women of the Santa Barbara City Police and Fire Departments would like to honor the 9-1-1 dispatchers who serve our community. (04/15/14) 529 6
Report of brush fires along Highway 101 in San Luis Obisbo, possibly up to 8 fires. (04/15/14) 904 2
I am looking for some ideas for a relaxing low-cost yet romantic date night. (04/15/14) 2121 21
Roger reports some police action on 29 North Milpas. A woman was reportedly brought down by police. (04/15/14) 1369 16
We are looking for some feedback on UC Verde Buffalo Grass How well does it grow here? (04/15/14) 804 7
City College administration is moving forward with approving two six-week summer class sessions, starting in 2015. (04/15/14) 477 5
While waiting on UCSB campus, Jason Chapman noticed a large outdoor concrete box housing a bunch of different fish. [pics] (04/15/14) 1970 12
Arthur Thomas Lopez (May 22, 1930 - April 5, 2014) (04/15/14) 541 add
During a recent afternoon sail, a reader saw a large herd of dolphins. [vid] (04/15/14) 1801 21
A Goleta drainage improvement project will result in overnight ramp closure on the 101 at Fairview Ave. next week. (04/15/14) 400 5
I am looking for places that have a great space to play board games for a big social group. (04/15/14) 828 10
I'd like to know if anyone has a dentist who does not insist on taking x-rays every year? (04/15/14) 1719 41
Andrew Furst, the 26-year-old who was shot while being accused of assaulting a police officer this past December, is waiting for the court to determine his competency to stand trial. (04/15/14) 911 add
Charles Brewster shares [pics] of the orchids and cacti plant that are in full bloom around his house. (04/15/14) 880 6
As we continue to experience severe drought conditions, the Office of Emergency Management shares a website that offers useful water-saving tips. (04/15/14) 481 add
Dr. Michael W. Thompson (January 28th, 1960 - March 27, 2014) (04/15/14) 2000 3
A project to grind and resurface State Route 192 from the Junction with State Route 154 to just east of Tye Road will begin on Monday. (04/15/14) 521 9
I would like to say thank you to a beautiful family who served as Good Samaritans on Sunday afternoon in Montecito. (04/15/14) 2381 9
A reader took a shot of the Mission from his scooter. [pic] (04/15/14) 1091 6
By chance an antique aircraft fly-in BBQ was at Columbia Airport when John Wiley landed there. [pics] (04/15/14) 1088 6
Beachbummer is curious if anyone knows whether the Church of Scientology is really for sale. [pics] (04/15/14) 2541 14
Roger has the scanner reports. Nothing weird ever happens in Santa Barbara. (04/15/14) 1255 12
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (04/15/14) 202 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 14, 2014 reads comments
Do any you of you Audubon hikers know if you can get to Knapp's Castle? (04/14/14) 1600 11
Poppies along the Yosemite River and a view across the Rim Fire area to Bridal Veil from John Wiley. [pics] (04/14/14) 1311 4
Lauren: The Public Market on West Victoria treated the community to a soft opening this weekend. (04/14/14) 4190 73
A vegetation fire, on a hillside off San Marcos in the 4900 block of La Mirada Drive. (04/14/14) 1262 8
A subscriber's hillside has turned into a giant field of yellow flowers. [pic] (04/14/14) 1431 8
A subscriber wants to know what this may be in her 1940's-era Saltillo tile that is gradually eroding on her patio. [pics] (04/14/14) 2231 16
Photographer Fritz Olenberger shares his beautiful photos of all the performances in Saturday's 2014 Spirit of Fiesta Auditions. (04/14/14) 869 6
Here is the Figueroa Wildflower Newsletter. Due to the drought that we are experiencing, the wildflowers are few and far between. (04/14/14) 884 7
A subscriber heard four very loud noises that shook the house on the Mesa around 10:20 pm Saturday night. Did anyone else experience this? (04/14/14) 1902 7

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) 1484 11
Festivals 4 a Cause held their 2nd Annual Brews at the Beach at Chase Palm Park and the Dedicated Staff was there snapping pics. (04/13/14) 1737 9
Have you heard UPS's gas saving strategy? It gives "around the block" a new depth of meaning. (04/13/14) 2169 4
Actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evi didn't make their way back to Santa Barbara, but a case related to each of their bail bonds did make its way to Judge Frank Ochoa's courtroom. (04/13/14) 1544 13
Astronomy: There's a total lunar eclipse this coming, very early, Tuesday morning! (04/13/14) 1550 12
What type of sport activities are available for toddlers in Santa Barbara? (04/13/14) 1099 21
Mission & State: The Santa Barbara Unified School District balances cost and academic achievement as it offers 1,200 iPads to its students through California Common Core funding. (04/13/14) 1084 19
A reader reports seeing a bobcat on Friday at sunset between Fairview and La Patera Ranch. [pics] (04/13/14) 1864 14
Am I the only one who has noticed that the chime on the Courthouse Clock is off? [pic] (04/13/14) 1035 9
IN THE KITCHEN: I had some fun in the kitchen the other night and made Spanish-style lentils with chorizo and spinach. (04/13/14) 867 7
A subscriber is wondering why the Plaza de Oro Theater was closed on Friday night. (04/13/14) 1880 12
Way Back When: April 1914 — Buffalo Bill came to town with the circus. And Pancho Villa and the Mexican revolution came to a theater near you. (04/13/14) 1839 15
Former Sheriff Custody Deputies, Christopher Johnson and Robert Kirsch, were indicted by a Federal Grand Jury in Los Angeles. (04/13/14) 1389 29
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center empowers people through healing and social change to eliminate all forms of sexual violence. (04/13/14) 559 7
Does anyone know how paint blisters on a car? (04/13/14) 904 14
The body of a missing man near Guadalupe Dunes Park has been recovered and identified. [pic] (04/13/14) 1985 13
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Maria, a playful and talkative kitty still looking for a great home! (04/13/14) 771 7
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Twigs, an older rescue dog who is still a puppy at heart. (04/13/14) 860 11

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 12, 2014 reads comments
Authorities are looking for two college-aged men who robbed a University of California, Santa Barbara student at knifepoint Thursday night. (04/12/14) 1695 7
Several edhat subscribers are reporting a Sheriff's helicopter circling the area of La Goleta Road and Cathedral Oaks. (04/12/14) 2435 7
A reader offers a heads up for young people coming to homes offering to lower gas bills. (04/12/14) 1898 7
The Public Health Department hosted a telephone conference to discuss the recent tuberculosis (TB) case of a student at Santa Maria High School. (04/12/14) 690 2
It's National Pet Day! Send in photos of your furry four-legged companions, feathered friends, and scaled critters. (04/12/14) 1535 35
Caltrans endorsed the National Association of City Transportation Officials' guidelines that include innovations such as buffered bike lanes and improved pedestrian walkways. (04/12/14) 692 16
It's taken more than a decade, but the Carpinteria Camper Park, a housing site with crime and health issues, is getting a massive facelift. (04/12/14) 1512 15
Roger Aceves questions Janet Wolf's timing of SEIU contributions and voting contracts as they run for the 2nd District seat. (04/12/14) 1405 44
Beverly Sanders (1924 - April 8, 2014) (04/12/14) 736 1
Did anyone else get woken up early by the fog horn this morning? (04/12/14) 2536 84
Roger has the scanner reports. Vehicle Fire on West Main. (04/12/14) 896 8
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (04/12/14) 240 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 11, 2014 reads comments
TRAVEL: Max Rosenberg has some cool [pics] to share of the clouds above Hope Ranch and of a huge solar farm in Las Vegas. (04/11/14) 1498 17
Pismo Beach Police Department responded to a strong-arm robbery and Buellton CHP made the arrest. (04/11/14) 1017 3
A subscribe shares [pics] of a rollover accident on Mission and Bath. (04/11/14) 2921 17
The two Santa Barbara County Jail guards accused of assaulting an inmate last summer have been terminated by the Sheriff's Office following an internal affairs investigation. (04/11/14) 1893 26
Roger reports a Code 459: Burglary to a residence. Incident occurred around 3:45pm in the 400 block of Paseo Del Descanso. (04/11/14) 1332 5
On April 15 the Goleta City Council will review a settlement agreement with Venoco for a final and permanent closure of the last remaining oil and gas production piers. [pic] (04/11/14) 1020 10
What up? Two Chinook helicopters just flew low over the Mesa about 3:10 p.m. (04/11/14) 2609 37
EDBIT: April 10th is Sibling Day, to honor the relationships of brothers and sisters. Share your photos and stories! (04/11/14) 1700 10
District Attorney Joyce Dudley and the District Attorney's Office will commemorate our nation's progress in advancing victims' rights by honoring four outstanding citizens. (04/11/14) 825 2
Aquaholic escaped with her camera to the green hills in Santa Ynez Valley. [pics] (04/11/14) 1760 15
A project to perform maintenance on a retaining wall on Hwy 101 north of the Gaviota Tunnel will begin on Monday, April 14. (04/11/14) 544 add
An out-of-state watchdog organization is being credited with alerting a local high school about a social media threat allegedly made by one of its students. (04/11/14) 2478 27
What's all the greenery currently growing in the dried lake bed areas of Cachuma Lake? (04/11/14) 2001 12
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (04/11/14) 258 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Apr 10, 2014 reads comments
Roger reports a Code 415: Fight between homeless men and women, reportedly throwing bottles at one another. (04/10/14) 1385 28
Where in Santa Barbara can I purchase henna ink? (04/10/14) 803 5
UPDATED with new way to submit photos: The SB County Sheriff's Office is releasing statistics associated with Deltopia and requesting video from the public for investigation. (04/10/14) 4921 62
Any Edhatters have experience with a neighbor living in the property and renting out all of the bedrooms to unrelated parties? (04/10/14) 3721 71
A suspected contract killer is charged with killing nine people in three California counties, including a Santa Ynez murder in 1982. (04/10/14) 2506 6
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