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COUNT: The annual Downtown Holiday Parade is on Friday and it's time to guess how many Santa hats will be worn.
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Santa Barbara Public Library members will be able to pay down overdue fines on their accounts December 14 - 21 by bringing items of food to the library to be donated to the Unity Shoppe of Santa Barbara.
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[Update:] Postponed Caltrans will perform concrete repairs as part of the Castillo Street Pavers Project. [pic]
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The Fire Department responded to a shed fire on Fallen Leaf Dr. in Orcutt this afternoon.
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[Update]: Sheriffs Deputies arrested wanted 21-year-old Mackenzie Long at a party in Isla Vista last week. [mug]
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Today the world celebrates World AIDS Day, a day of both remembrance and recommitment to the fight against HIV and AIDS.
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Santa Barbara Police are investigating a suspected stabbing in the area of Olive and Carrillo.
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The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on December 3.
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Santa Barbara City College is commenting on the divisive Mesa Dorm Project that was recently proposed on Cliff Drive.
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A subscriber reports the Pacific Crest Motel near East Beach has vacated. Does anyone know why?
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County firefighters responded to a residential fire in Orcutt after a pillow caught fire against a lightbulb.
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A subscriber reports a gas leak near the Highway 101/Hollister Ave offramp. Does anyone have more information?
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A subscriber captures [pics] of birds at the Goleta Slough as the sun casts a golden glow.
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Two people were critically injured in a head-on collision on Highway 166 outside Guadalupe.
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Marlyn Bernard Bernstein (March 3, 1937 - November 23, 2015)
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The horizontal bridge supports have been delivered and installed via crane on the mountain-side of the new Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge. [pic]
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Refugio Point is looking pretty clean these days, reports Mark Sanchez. [pic]
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Firefighters of The Montecito Fire Protection District will participate in a fundraising endeavor called "Fill the Boot" for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
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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 12/01/15
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 01, 2015 reads comments
Santa Barbara City College will break ground on the new 30,000 square foot West Campus classroom and office building this Wednesday. (12/01/15) 1267 29
The Transient Occupancy Tax declined by 0.3% in October, which equals approximately $1.6 million. (12/01/15) 962 16
A class action lawsuit was filed last week against Sansum Clinic that alleges pervasive wage and hour violations. (12/01/15) 3675 49
The Independent: Cathy Neushul, former head coach of women's water polo at UCSB, is suing for discrimination and retaliation. (12/01/15) 2396 21
UCSB researchers discover a general reason why fishing can amplify fluctuations in the abundance of marine fish. (12/01/15) 692 5
Which is the best deep sea fishing tour to do in the Santa Barbara/Ventura areas? (12/01/15) 1424 17
An edhat subscriber reports a water main break on Foothill and Calle Laureles this morning. (12/01/15) 1036 9
Roger has the scanner reports.  Parasail or Hang Glider in a tree; non-injury near Rattlesnake Trail. (12/01/15) 1126 4
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (12/01/15) 202 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 11/30/15 (12/01/15) 334 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 30, 2015 reads comments
An edhat subscriber shares an amazing sunset [pic], taken at Campus Point. (11/30/15) 1376 3
William R. Lamborn (Aug. 1, 1920- Nov. 16, 2015) (11/30/15) 442 add
[Update]: A brush fire near the Winchester Canyon gun club off W. Camino Cielo is under control by firefighters at 3/4 of an acre. (11/30/15) 3697 41
H. Wallace Vandever M.D. (September 18, 1925 - November 19, 2015) (11/30/15) 831 add
An edhat subscriber shares a [pic] of the sunrise from Goleta. (11/30/15) 934 3
Firefighters responded to a home off W. Camino Cielo on Sunday morning due to chimney fire. (11/30/15) 708 3
A subscriber reports hearing a jackhammer at 3:15 a.m. around Willow Glen Park. Was there a broken water main? (11/30/15) 1473 9
Astronomy: The International Space Station will be returning to Santa Barbara's early evening skies with some nice visible appearances to start off December. (11/30/15) 1228 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 29, 2015 reads comments
Is it legal for neighbors to use their home as a business for rental motorbikes? (11/29/15) 3970 78
Roger reports an injury traffic accident on Highway 101 southbound at Los Patos involving four vehicles. (11/29/15) 1155 5
Edhat subscribers share Thanksgiving weekend sunset [pics]. (11/29/15) 710 5
Freezes and hard freezes are possible again across the interior valleys of southwest California. (11/29/15) 778 3
UPDATE: An edhat subscriber is looking for answers after a mystery creature feasted on their orange tree. [vid] (11/29/15) 4150 57
Lisa breaks down the top holiday celebrations in Santa Barbara that will get you into the festive spirit.
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The holiday season usually means an increase in unhealthy foods, but Collin shares 4 ways you can prevent holiday weight gain. (11/29/15) 1070 add
TRAVEL: While the surf hasn't been much to talk about lately, we are thankful for where we live and the ability to enjoy the mountains and the sea. (11/29/15) 858 6
President of Cars Are Basic wrote a letter to the Santa Barbara City Council and Planning Commission regarding the Bicycle Master Plan. (11/29/15) 2292 64
POWDRELL: David shares what he's thankful for during this Thanksgiving holiday. (11/29/15) 1098 12
A research biologist from UCSB is asking the edhat community to help with a local kelp tracking project. [pic] (11/29/15) 1142 13
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Cornerstone House and the Happy Adventure Summer Camp are dedicated to enhancing the social and recreational skills of individuals with developmental disabilities. (11/29/15) 628 1
[Update]: A vehicle went over the roadway at SR-154 and Paradise Road, temporarily shutting down both lanes of the roadway. (11/29/15) 1720 1
Locals have started a donation campaign to help a mother and daughter with medical bills who were struck by a vehicle in October. (11/29/15) 1248 19
Roger reports a possibly downed parasail in a tree near Rattlesnake Trail. (11/29/15) 1065 11
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Marisa, a young mom who loves a good lap to curl up on. (11/29/15) 1300 6
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Pee Wee, an adorable puppy who is ready for a loving home. (11/29/15) 1572 4
A bicyclist was injured after being struck by a vehicle near Gutierrez and Milpas Streets. (11/29/15) 913 3
A subscriber has a question about law enforcement protocol after an incident in Goleta. (11/29/15) 2516 53

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 28, 2015 reads comments
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning in effect from 2am to 8am Saturday. (11/28/15) 638 add
The National Weather Service has issued a high surf outlook for the central coast from Monday morning through Tuesday evening. (11/28/15) 488 add
TRAVEL: A subscriber shares a picture of the King Tide flooding parts of Orange County. (11/28/15) 2314 10
A property owned by infamous landlord Dario Pini has been red tagged as unsafe by a city building inspector. (11/28/15) 4315 58
The National Weather Service has issued a hard freeze watch in effect from late Friday through Saturday morning. [pic] (11/28/15) 1288 add
John Pierpont shares a time-lapse [vid] of the Santa Barbara breakwater at sunset. (11/28/15) 1044 5
An edhatter is asking the community for suggestions in resolving a landlord dispute. (11/28/15) 2107 28
Does anyone know if Our Lady of Guadalupe will sell holiday tamales this year? (11/28/15) 1422 6
Santa Barbara City College has hired a local public relations company to improve their image and communication with the community. (11/28/15) 1870 57
Roger reports a Santa Barbara Sheriff's Deputy conducted a traffic stop near La Cumbre and State Street where the suspects ran into the 5 Points Shopping Center and hid. (11/28/15) 1481 14
Looking around Santa Barbara John Wiley was struck by how much we have to be thankful for. [pics] (11/28/15) 1070 9
Tropicana Gardens in Isla Vista will continue to house Santa Barbara City College students after the apartment complex was purchased by UCSB. (11/28/15) 897 15
Roger has the scanner reports. Suspicious Vespa in the bushes 209 State Street. (11/28/15) 1092 8
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (11/28/15) 265 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 27, 2015 reads comments
The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory and freeze conditions through Friday morning. (11/27/15) 806 add
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is reporting the death of an inmate at the Main Jail Facility. (11/27/15) 1650 1
[Update]:Santa Barbara City Fire Department responded to a structure fire, a fully engulfed garage, in the 700 block of Calle Palo Colorado St near Foothill Road. (11/27/15) 2391 19
Roger reports a brush fire called in around the Modoc and Las Positas area but fire officials were unable to find any type of fire. (11/27/15) 914 10
Does anyone know if it's legal to have residential construction work on Thanksgiving morning? (11/27/15) 2786 62
An edhat subscriber reports the newspaper arrived with sales flyers weighing in at 1 pound and 11 ounces! [pic] (11/27/15) 1542 18
Benjamin Paul Blasingame (d. November 13, 2015) (11/27/15) 714 add
The Santa Barbara City Fire Department deployed training exercises this week throughout town. (11/27/15) 503 add
EDBIT: There's a lot you probably didn't know about Thanksgiving, but edhat is breaking down the facts and statistics. (11/27/15) 1186 6
The Independent: Two disease-carrying species of invasive and especially aggressive mosquitoes are circling Santa Barbara County. (11/27/15) 1567 11
Santa Barbara County has received a $60,000 grant for response equipment and training to strengthen oil spill preparedness. (11/27/15) 555 2
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (11/27/15) 307 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 26, 2015 reads comments
Roger reports a person fell from a balcony in the 900 block of Miramonte Drive. (11/26/15) 2191 10
Does anyone know what happened at Oak Park around 8:00 PM? A subscriber reports that there were multiple firefighters on the scene geared up. (11/26/15) 1317 4
Businesses in the lower Funk Zone and waterfront area of Santa Barbara say too many projects are underway at one time, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (11/26/15) 1510 10
Santa Maria Police Department is looking for a suspect in a stabbing that occurred at approximately 4:30 PM in the 200 block of E. Cook Street. (11/26/15) 510 1
Charles captures a [pic] of a hawk visitor in Santa Barbara. (11/26/15) 1449 7
The Independent: The Montecito Planning Commission banned all short-term vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods. (11/26/15) 1750 34
Los Padres National Forest officials announced a campground closure on the Ojai Ranger District. (11/26/15) 734 add
A Highway 101 resurfacing project near Cathedral Oaks Road continues next with with a ramp closure at SR-217. (11/26/15) 596 add
Roger reports Santa Barbara Sheriff's Deputies are on a foot pursuit with a subject who is hopping roofs near Carpinteria Ave. in Carpinteria. (11/26/15) 1931 29
Update: Multiple vehicles were involved in three separate collisions on Highway 101 southbound, north of the Gaviota Rest Area. (11/26/15) 2587 12
Betsy Cramer was curious about the king tide predicted for this morning and made a trip to East Beach to check on it. [pic] (11/26/15) 2563 8
A subscriber is looking for a good place to celebrate a 21st birthday. (11/26/15) 1962 23
The acting Parks and Recreation Director announced the proposed Douglas Family Preserve trail renovation project is on hold. [pic] (11/26/15) 1346 16
Subscribers were out Tuesday night for the nearly simultaneous sunset and moonrise. [pic] (11/26/15) 1111 4
A subscriber saw a bright light rise over the mountains Tuesday night and wonders if there was a planned missile test. Does anyone know what it was? (11/26/15) 1200 5
At approximately 10:27pm Tuesday the SBFD discovered a house fire and alerted the sleeping residents. [pics] (11/26/15) 1911 12
[Update]: Edhat subscribers share scenes from a vibrant Wednesday sunrise viewed from the Noleta foothills and the Waterfront. [pics] (11/26/15) 1001 3
Roger has the scanner reports.  Have a Wonderful Thanksgiving and PIG Out! (11/26/15) 942 16
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (11/26/15) 428 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 25, 2015 reads comments
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Santa Barbara County. (11/25/15) 782 add
The clouds aligned to give a spectacular show at Carpinteria State Beach. [pics] (11/25/15) 1488 6
An edhatter shares a stunning [pic] of the sunset seen from the Santa Barbara Harbor. (11/25/15) 1263 3
The City of Santa Barbara continues the process to update the Zoning Ordinance. (11/25/15) 976 9
Freezing temperatures are expected across portions of Southwest California late Wednesday night and into Thursday morning. (11/25/15) 1425 6
Freedom Warming Centers will be open this Thursday and Friday in Santa Barbara County. (11/25/15) 623 4
A dead mountain lion was spotted along Highway 101. Does anyone have any information on this? (11/25/15) 2632 22
UC Santa Barbara researchers are making strides in their quest to develop an underwater adhesive. (11/25/15) 807 9

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