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Cartoons: Mike Gordon shares a cartoon for all wine lovers in edhat land.
updated 3:00 pm
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BOOK CLUB: A local writer has published a book about Beatlemania in the 1960's and meeting the infamous boy band.
updated 2:00 pm
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David Diamant shares more surfing [pics] from Thursday.
updated 1:35 pm
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According to one subscriber, a recent report from the Bureau of Land Management confirms oil risks in Santa Barbara County.
updated 1:31 pm
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A subscriber reports some water wasting at the Santa Barbara Airport. [pics]
updated 1:29 pm
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Edhat subscribers reported several fishing boats gathered off Shoreline Park on Friday afternoon.
updated 1:08 pm
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Astronomy: This Friday was the anniversary of one of the most important discoveries in the history of astronomy, which took place 150 years ago.
updated 1:00 pm
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Traffic Accident on Highway 101, a motorcyclist is down in the southbound lanes near the Dos Pueblos ramp in Goleta.
updated 12:56 pm
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A subscriber shares [pics] of succulents in bloom.
updated 12:52 pm
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Updated with photos: Roger reports an out of control vehicle at Lazy Acres grocery store. It is unknown if there are any injuries.
updated 12:45 pm
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COUNT: Did you guess the correct number of surfers at Leadbetter on Wednesday? Find out here!
updated 12:00 pm
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POWDRELL: David Powdrell shares images of waves generated by Hurricane Marie from a slightly different perspective.
updated 11:00 am
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Roger reports a stove fire inside a residence in the 3200 block of Laurel Canyon Road.
updated 10:37 am
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A red flag warning has been issued for gusty winds and low humidity from 3pm on Saturday until 3am on Sunday. [pic]
updated 10:21 am
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NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Conflict Solutions Center is a community-based organization committed to the development of non- adversarial responses to conflict.
updated 10:00 am
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CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Baker, a cat who has always been interested in the finer art of cooking.
updated 9:00 am
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DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Kasey, a bright and adventurous dog looking for a family to share her life.
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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 08/30/14
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 30, 2014 reads comments
COUNT: With the recent influx of waves, Ed decided to count surfers at Leadbetter. Can you guess how many were in the water? (08/30/14) 1685 NA
A subscriber noticed food trucks gathering in Ventura and is hopeful they'll be coming up to SB. Anyone know? (08/30/14) 1195 8
SB Yarn Blaster Babes channel Spiderman to create a wishing web. (08/30/14) 1201 6
Roger reports a dog in distress has been rescued from a hot vehicle after a reporting party called in. (08/30/14) 2020 42
Summer/Labor Day Avoid DUI Campaign is continuing DUI enforcement. DUI arrests are down and DUI fatalities are down. (08/30/14) 654 6
Edhat subscribers share photos of how they plan to celebrate the extended Labor Day weekend. Send in your photos! (08/30/14) 644 8
A subscriber shares drone [vid] of surfers at the Harbor and Jon Shafer shares pictures of swelltastic surf. (08/30/14) 2331 18
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department will unveil vehicle and equipment purchased for the Arson Task Force, including Riley the Arson Dog. [pic] (08/30/14) 1149 11
Several wealthy Montecito residents have reportedly been trucking in water during the drought. (08/30/14) 3006 85
The Lompoc Health Care Center has been awarded $229,000 for facility improvements and coordinated care. (08/30/14) 306 2
Reflections on rainbow mist, waves and riders from John Wiley's big wave coastal cruise. [pics] (08/30/14) 1264 5
Roger has the scanner reports. Report of a subject on North La Cumbre Lane, riding a bicycle, carrying a big sword or stick, and looking in windows. (08/30/14) 1301 15
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (08/30/14) 217 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 08/29/14 (08/30/14) 373 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 29, 2014 reads comments
What free fun events and activities are happening in the greater Santa Barbara area this Labor Day weekend? (08/29/14) 1775 16
John Palminteri reports the damage Hurricane Marie caused at Goleta Beach County Park. [pics] (08/29/14) 2411 9
In the first month of the new fiscal year, the City of Santa Barbara collected more than $2.1 million in Transient Occupancy Taxes. (08/29/14) 489 12
John Palminteri shares some treasures that the waves brought to the surface. [pics] (08/29/14) 2416 7
The City of Goleta has provided an update on pile driving operations for the Los Carneros Bridge Project. (08/29/14) 733 add
Vegetation fire in Santa Maria at Clubhouse Drive and Burton Mesa, they were talking about evacuating houses. (08/29/14) 484 2
Santa Barbara County residents will participate in a worldwide clearing of trash and debris from our beaches, shorelines, and inland waterways. (08/29/14) 594 add
A subscriber reports a traffic accident on Hwy 154 at W. Camino Cielo. (08/29/14) 978 1
Sheriff Deputies have arrested an armed and suicidal subject in Isla Vista on Wednesday afternoon. (08/29/14) 3011 26
Researchers at UCSB and Griffith University in Australia identify origin and purpose of the facial expression for anger. (08/29/14) 866 9
Edhat subscribers share photos and [vid] of the waves and surf brought in by Hurricane Marie. (08/29/14) 2362 6
The Independent: A Santa Barbara team discovers that wind and ice are behind the mysterious "sailing stones" in Death Valley. (08/29/14) 901 15
The City of Goleta received $3.654 million in grants for bicycle and pedestrian improvements. (08/29/14) 508 10
Does anyone know who was on the United plane from Denver yesterday? Passengers disembarked to find SUVs with FBI type agents waiting. (08/29/14) 5252 32
Who sells the best tuna salad sandwich in Santa Barbara or Goleta? (08/29/14) 2295 36
The City of Goleta is seeking one student member of the community to serve on the City's Parks and Recreation Commission. (08/29/14) 321 add
Are there any recovery meetings in Santa Barbara that are not 12 step programs? It would be for drug and alcohol addiction. (08/29/14) 1121 31
A subscriber saw a group of parrots this morning making a racket in the trees near their home on San Roque and Foothill. (08/29/14) 1550 26
Today on Jesusita trail there was a king snake eating a western fence lizard. [pic] (08/29/14) 2267 21
The Transportation Division reminds citizens that regular daytime street sweeping will be cancelled on Monday, September 1, 2014. (08/29/14) 301 add
Updated with CHP press release: A fatal accident occurred north of Bates Road at 10:40 pm Wednesday resulting in the death of a 16-year-old Santa Barbara student. (08/29/14) 6412 22
The Restaurant Guy says that R+D Kitchen, an offshoot of the Houston restaurant chain, plans to open a location on Coast Village Road. (08/29/14) 1434 25
A subscriber shares his Santa Barbara themed hand drawn art which is scanned in to a computer where color is added digitally. [pics] (08/29/14) 1280 30
I had no idea how expensive calculators are! Is there a place in town to rent one for the school year or a company who loans them out to students? (08/29/14) 1625 26
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (08/29/14) 370 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 28, 2014 reads comments
Roger reports a Code 245: Assault, with a candle holder at the Salvation Army on 400 Chapala Street. (08/28/14) 550 10
Updated [pics]:The SBPD released this summary of response times and recent crime data for the City of Santa Barbara collected by the Police Department. (08/28/14) 1082 10
Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) anticipates another busy Labor Day weekend. (08/28/14) 515 1
A subscriber sent some photos of the surging surf spawning a shimmering sunset. (08/28/14) 1525 1
A subscriber sent us a couple of photos from his day at Breakwater, Brophy Bros, and Sandspit. (08/28/14) 2137 8
John Palminteri reports that a boat washed ashore, but no other major impacts here from Hurricane Marie. [pics] (08/28/14) 1455 3
Santa Barbara photographer Fritz Olenberger was at the breakwater today capturing folks getting soaked by the crashing waves caused by Hurricane Marie. [pics] (08/28/14) 3431 6
Roger reports an attempted kidnapping by a disoriented man wearing a blue mechanics shirt, he tried to take a 9-year-old girl. (08/28/14) 1758 1
John Wilson pled no contest to four felony counts of grand theft of aqua-cultural product, District Attorney Joyce Dudley announced. [pic] (08/28/14) 1523 5
Roger reports a possible boater in distress near the Wharf. (08/28/14) 942 1
What are my rights as an employee when my employer does not pay me on pay day? (08/28/14) 2355 22
Updated with More Pics: An edhatter was down at East Beach documenting today's crazy swell. [pic] (08/28/14) 5253 20
An edhatter is fed up with the current harbor parking - or lack thereof - and is wondering if the community shares his feelings. (08/28/14) 1681 44
Injury Traffic Accident: a pedestrian was hit in the crosswalk near 1111 East Cabrillo. (08/28/14) 589 4
Updated With Pic and SBCFD Press Release: Vegetation Fire on Harris Grade, Full County Brush Response. It is on the Lompoc side. (08/28/14) 1377 21
Vehicle Fire: 101 Northbound just short of the Arrellega offramp. Engines 4 and Seven responding.. (08/28/14) 830 9
Imagine a Corvette with wings, and that's what John Wiley saw parked at SBA today. [pics] (08/28/14) 2716 7
Assembly Bill 1014 has passed the final hurdle in the Senate, on a 23-8 vote, and now goes to the Assembly to be heard in the Committee on Public Safety. [pic] (08/28/14) 1319 28
A subscriber was in Manhattan Beach and noticed this sign about bicycles. [pic] (08/28/14) 2165 18
Does anyone know any local massage therapists who accept insurance? (08/28/14) 838 7
The California Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety/driver license checkpoint on Friday in the Santa Barbara City limits. (08/28/14) 495 3
Roger reports that SBSO has a suspect detained who was involved in a 415 Domestic in the 300 Block of Old Mill Road. (08/28/14) 685 1
The Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of the Santa Barbara Region urges its members to vote No on Measure P. (08/28/14) 1073 46
UCPD will be conducting a Sobriety and Driver License checkpoint on Friday, August 29th. (08/28/14) 808 12
Caltrans/CHP remind motorists to expect extra traffic and drive safely during the Labor Day weekend(08/28/14) 339 2
The high tide reached the volleyball nets at Goleta Beach overnight. [pic] (08/28/14) 3010 11
Norman Edward Savage (July 20, 1933 - August 22, 2014) (08/28/14) 644 add
Roger has the scanner reports. Here is a little Good Snooze. (08/28/14) 929 7
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (08/28/14) 318 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 27, 2014 reads comments
Roger the Scanner Guy reports a rollover traffic accident in front of 2981 Cliff Drive across from the Allen Road entrance to Hendry's Beach. (08/27/14) 2203 13
A subscriber sent in some photos of a surfing traffic jam at Shoreline Point. [pics] (08/27/14) 3351 14
Water Guardian, Rebecca Claasen, was awarded the $10,000 Cox Conserves Hero Award. [pics] (08/27/14) 1053 7
The Law Offices of James P. Segall-Gutierrez filed a complaint for damages for several individuals negligently identified as gang members by City of SB. (08/27/14) 1988 34
In July 2014 officers from the Santa Barbara Police Department made 47 arrests for driving under the influence violations. (08/27/14) 1455 9
Last night while out on his front porch Jason Chapman got an action shot of a spider making a fresh web. [pic] (08/27/14) 1204 12
To better reflect its founder, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute has changed its name to the William Sansum Diabetes Center. (08/27/14) 845 8
Injury traffic accident vehicle vs pedestrian 1501 State street Fire and Medics responding. (08/27/14) 989 9
Personnel from the SBCSAR team were deployed over the weekend to assist in the search for a missing backpacker in Big Sur. [pic] (08/27/14) 1394 9
Traffic Accident Fairview and 101 Southbound 3 vehicles unknown if injury Fire, Medics, CHP Responding.. (08/27/14) 656 2
Injury Traffic Accident: 2530 Modoc Road, Fire and Medics responding. (08/27/14) 646 1
Due to extremely dry vegetation and an increasing fire danger, Los Padres National Forest officials announced that Level IV fire restrictions will go into effect. (08/27/14) 881 3
Is it legal to ride a bicycle on the sidewalk? (08/27/14) 2598 65
Ernest Salomon shares information on Measure S and explains why he thinks you should vote no. (08/27/14) 1455 64
As the country readies for Labor Day weekend, the California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to employ lifesaving measures on the roadway. (08/27/14) 370 3
EDBIT: Happy National Dog Day! How are you celebrating? Send in pics of your pooch. (08/27/14) 1694 18
Can anyone explain what is happening to my lime tree? [pic] (08/27/14) 2124 22
Ermanno Pecorari (October 1, 1925 - August 22, 2014) (08/27/14) 484 3
A High Surf Advisory is in effect from 10 AM today through 6 PM Friday. (08/27/14) 1152 10
At approximately 8:15 pm Monday, I saw a circular bright white light/object slowly moving across the sky from NNE to NE. Did anyone else see this? (08/27/14) 1902 17
Vehicle Accident: Highway 101 North near Cat Canyon, single vehicle rollover. (08/27/14) 470 1
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (08/27/14) 197 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 26, 2014 reads comments
John Palminteri reports that after years of debate, design and construction, new lanes on Highway 101 from Carpinteria to Ventura are about to open. (08/26/14) 1979 26
This past Sunday our Sierra Club group hiked from the Romero Canyon trail to the Buena Vista trail to the "hidden benches". [pics] (08/26/14) 1636 7

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