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[Update]: The Rey Fire has reached 31,505 acres and with 37% contained in the Los Padres National Forest in Santa Barbara County.
updated 7:05 pm
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A Santa Maria man on probation was arrested for being in possession of weapons after a compliance search. [mug]
updated 9:19 pm
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Roger reports a structure fire investigation at 6750 El Colegio Road in Isla Vista.
updated 8:22 pm
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[Update]: A brush fire, named the Bar Incident off Refugio Road, has been halted at 20 acres Wednesday evening.
updated 7:00 pm
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Roger reports a full Hazmat Response in the 4400 Block of Calle Real.
updated 5:53 pm
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Roger reports a dog is stuck on the cliffside of the Douglas Family Preserve. [pic]
updated 5:31 pm
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A subscriber reminds residents to look out for falling trees as the drought weakens them. [pics]
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Does anyone know why there is a large group of police in the Goleta area around Placer?
updated 1:35 pm
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A pedestrian safety enforcement operation is planned for Thursday in Goleta. [pic]
updated 1:31 pm
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Caltrans plans to close Highway 101 on-ramps and off-ramps at Mussel Shoals and La Conchita for two nights during the next two weeks.
updated 1:19 pm
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Conservation ecologist Douglas McCauley and UCSB colleagues lay out a set of guidelines for how de-extinction can be made more ecologically responsible.
updated 1:13 pm
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John Robert (J.R., Bob) Haller (1930 - August 17, 2016)
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William Francis (Bill) Shinn (February 1, 1934 - August 17, 2016)
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Does anyone know why they removed the crosswalk between Storke and Whittier?
updated 8:43 am
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Roger has the scanner reports.  Camel Day and we’re still smoking
updated 7:00 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?
updated 6:30 am
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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 08/24/16
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 24, 2016 reads comments
Due to ongoing wildfires, extremely dry vegetation and very high fire danger, Level IV fire restrictions will go into effect beginning today. (08/24/16) 1506 6
I was wondering if anyone knows why all of the Coastal Oak Trees along Cabrillo Blvd below the cemetery are all dead? (08/24/16) 2827 26
Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting a DUI enforcement throughout Labor Day weekend. (08/24/16) 756 10
A subject who was stuck on the side of a cliff in Carpinteria was rescued by SBC Search and Rescue members on Monday evening. [pics] (08/24/16) 2213 7
What's up with all the police cars on Cathedral Oaks at Highway 154? (08/24/16) 3361 33
Does anyone know what these chalk dots are for on the pavement? [pics] (08/24/16) 3569 25
A subscriber wonders if edhatters can identify this tropical Hawaiian fish. (08/24/16) 1908 14
A subscriber shares [pics] from White Rock, which is where the Rey Fire was believed to start. (08/24/16) 3616 19
Santa Barbara Police traffic officers are focusing on school zone and school bus related traffic enforcement to protect local school children. (08/24/16) 660 25
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (08/24/16) 271 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 08/23/16 (08/24/16) 393 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 23, 2016 reads comments
A Santa Maria man was arrested after a search warrant found illegal guns and drugs inside a home. [mug] (08/23/16) 2061 8
[Updated]: An air quality watch remains in effect for Santa Barbara County due to the Rey Fire. (08/23/16) 3003 17
Mesa Vons will hold its grand opening on August 31st after a complete remodel and brand change from Albertsons. (08/23/16) 1971 21
Sansum Clinic will be relocating its Urgent Care services from 51 Hitchcock Way to 215 Pesetas Lane on Sunday, August 28, 2016. (08/23/16) 2171 23
Can edhatters ID a plant? When healthy, it produces tiny red flower clusters. (08/23/16) 1653 4
A subscriber shares a unique parking sign [pic] from a busy lot on De La Vina. (08/23/16) 4140 33
Following an incident involving a laser strike of a Coast Guard member, the Coast Guard reminds the public of the significant hazards caused by laser strikes. (08/23/16) 2543 13
Last week at the Goleta Beach Bridge Project: continued slough protection and pile installation. [pics] (08/23/16) 1152 9
Mark shares an aerial view of Hollister Ranch. [pic] (08/23/16) 2927 34
[Updated]: Edhat subscribers share [pics] and video of the Rey Fire in the Los Padres National Forest in Santa Barbara County. (08/23/16) 9286 11
Roger reports two vehicles are involved in an injury traffic accident on Victoria and Laguna Street. (08/23/16) 985 5
[Update]: A woman was arrested Sunday for DUI after she caused a multi-vehicle, injury traffic collision by driving the wrong way on the 101. (08/23/16) 7667 53
Roger has the scanner reports.  Thank Dog for all the Firefighters out there fighting all these wildfires.  (08/23/16) 1065 10
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (08/23/16) 233 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 22, 2016 reads comments
[Update]: The Rey Fire is now at 23,546 acres and containment is at 20% in Santa Barbara's Los Padres National Forest. (08/22/16) 74736 197
The Montecito Fire Protection Unit informs the community that the pyrocumulus cloud makes the Rey Fire look like it's behind Montecito, but it's not. (08/22/16) 1753 8
Geoffrey R. Johnson (June 30, 1936 - July 26, 2016) (08/22/16) 524 add
Roger reports a 1998 green Honda CDV was stolen from the 300 block Of Oliver Road. (08/22/16) 709 4
Does anyone know what this white film is on the water below Stearn's Wharf? (08/22/16) 1838 14
Gerald S. Thede (June 30, 1928 - August 7, 2016) (08/22/16) 504 1
Two Sheriff's Deputies working in Carpinteria were treated and released from Cottage Hospital after a violent attack by a burglary suspect. [mug] (08/22/16) 4360 32
The Santa Maria Police Department provides the results of their DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on Saturday. (08/22/16) 727 6
Is Santa Barbara high going back to school tomorrow? A subscriber noticed their board had not been updated and wants to confirm. (08/22/16) 1584 8
HISTORY: A subscriber shares a Cox Cable menu from 1987, which shows the simplicity of the good old days of TV. (08/22/16) 1644 15
Can edhatters identify this colorful crawly bug? (08/22/16) 1414 12
The Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help in identifying two suspects involved in a burglary at Keg n' Bottle in Isla Vista on Saturday. [pics] (08/22/16) 1995 3
Dave provides some [pics] and an update on the flora out at Campus Point. (08/22/16) 977 11
Santa Maria Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle traffic collision. (08/22/16) 1055 add
A subscriber reports a traffic accident off SR-217 near UCSB. (08/22/16) 1444 14

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 21, 2016 reads comments
Wilma Lee Scholl Lewis (April 2, 1925 - August 12, 2016) (08/21/16) 384 add
Local hikers are heading to Norway to hike for Santa Barbara teens in recovery. [pics] (08/21/16) 1503 7
Edhat subscribers are reporting two distinct plumes coming from the Rey Fire on Saturday afternoon. (08/21/16) 2757 5
A 24-year-old Solvang man died after his truck collided with a tree on Santa Barbara Avenue early Saturday morning. (08/21/16) 3097 2
The Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy is going to be featured in a PBS NOVA special airing September 14th. [vid] (08/21/16) 820 2
Tom has something to take the edge off for restless surfers - a collection of great photos from last winter. (08/21/16) 967 2
Santa Barbara Beautiful's Tree-of-the-Month for August is the spectacular Gold Medallion Tree. (08/21/16) 1245 7
COUNT: One edhatter won tickets to see Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals for guessing the closest number of athletes at our local beaches. (08/21/16) 546 1
It's another cool and smoke-free day in space, and that's where John Wiley got these images of our fire. [pics] (08/21/16) 1874 10
Have any edhatters put on a successful slosh ball game in town for friends? (08/21/16) 825 14
Food & Culture: Stacey shares some new local dining deals as well as oldies but goodies, like cheddar, bacon and chive biscuits, $8 lunch specials, a classic BLAT sandwich, and of course, tacos! (08/21/16) 1500 1
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Explore Ecology is an environmental education and arts nonprofit located in downtown Santa Barbara. (08/21/16) 556 1
There are two Zika Virus related infections reported in the Santa Barbara and Ventura County areas. (08/21/16) 1909 6
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Sundance, a sweet mother with beautiful green eyes. (08/21/16) 739 4
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Jenna, a red husky who will run away with your heart. (08/21/16) 1056 12
A suspected transient robbed a woman with a broken bottle as she walked in Isla Vista on Friday afternoon. (08/21/16) 685 2
Roger reports a traffic hazard with multiple bicyclists blocking the northbound lanes of Highways 192/150. (08/21/16) 981 15
Roger reports an unknown incident involving Santa Barbara Sheriff's Deputy who sustained injuries near 3892 Via Real in Carpinteria. (08/21/16) 937 13

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 20, 2016 reads comments
Roger reports a vehicle and motorcycle accident near the west end of Goleta Beach. (08/20/16) 1270 2
Roger reports a traffic accident on Highway 101 southbound at Evans. A vehicle went through a guard rail near the railroad tracks. (08/20/16) 895 9
The public is invited to the NZO Joint Committee meeting for review of the draft Module 3: Administration, Parking, and Temporary Uses on August 29 (08/20/16) 540 5
Is it legal for a landlord to threaten raising rent costs due to a tenant's water usage? (08/20/16) 3630 30
It's World Photo Day so get out and snap a pic! (08/20/16) 2120 10
Roger reports a strong arm robbery in Isla Vista near Pardall and Madrid. (08/20/16) 891 6
A DUI Checkpoint is scheduled for Friday evening in Goleta and increased checkpoints through September 5th. [pic] (08/20/16) 1990 18
A subscriber reminds motorists of a large bike ride scheduled from Ventura to Santa Barbara on Saturday. (08/20/16) 1933 42
[Update]: Edhat subscribers captured [pics] of a boat that washed ashore on East Beach earlier this week. (08/20/16) 4963 25
One person was arrested for agreeing to purchase alcohol for a minor in a decoy operation. (08/20/16) 2036 27
Roger reports a possible structure fire in the 1800 Block of Jelinda Drive in Montecito. (08/20/16) 1033 6
Roger has the scanner reports. "Will I sure hope they get a handle on this fire and knock it down quickly." (08/20/16) 1484 4
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (08/20/16) 310 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 19, 2016 reads comments
Did other edhatters see a meteor in the sky Thursday night? (08/19/16) 1179 10
Can anyone identify the plant in this video? (08/19/16) 1675 11
Can edhatters identify this marine skull found on Goleta Beach? (08/19/16) 3218 36
La Cumbre Junior High was recently highlighted on the cover of American School and University Magazine for their facilities upgrade. [pics] (08/19/16) 1663 6
[Update]: A traffic accident involving three semi-trucks resulted in at least one serious injury and road closures on SR-1 near Lompoc until 8:00pm Wednesday. (08/19/16) 3387 7
A subscriber captures a [pic] of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy signing autographs at the Granada Theatre Wednesday night. (08/19/16) 1458 3
Roger reports a truck caught fire in the 700 Block of East Yanonali. (08/19/16) 730 7
The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting DUI / driver's license checkpoints in Santa Barbara on August 19, 2016. (08/19/16) 1116 41
A subscriber reports on the ice plant eradication program at Campus Point on UCSB. [pics] (08/19/16) 1921 34
Roger reports a fight in the hallway of an apartment building in the 1000 Block of Cliff Dr. (08/19/16) 1278 15
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (08/19/16) 394 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Aug 18, 2016 reads comments
[Update]: A cabin and 3-5 acres of brush were burned during a vegetation fire near Zaca Lake early Wednesday evening. (08/18/16) 4164 23
Rita Doreen Hammel (November 21, 1928 - August 7, 2016) (08/18/16) 485 add
Roger reports one lane is blocked on Highway 101 southbound near Los Patos for a traffic accident. (08/18/16) 945 3
Roger reports a vehicle crashed into a fence near 130 W. Victoria Street causing an injury. (08/18/16) 1006 2
A Santa Barbara man who previously escaped a jail facility was arrested after making suicidal threats along Highway 101 near Mariposa Reina. [mug] (08/18/16) 3101 20
Sunday's Sierra Club hike was fairly mellow and easy with a hike on Trespass Trail to Gaviota Hot Springs. (08/18/16) 2938 7
A power line is down on Chapala Street between Mission and Padre. [pic] (08/18/16) 1151 7
The Santa Barbara Police Department will conduct bicycle safety enforcement operations on August 21, 2016 and August 29, 2016 (08/18/16) 942 22
Edwin L. Laing (March 16, 1933 - August 7, 2016) (08/18/16) 697 5
Bonnie shares [pics] from the 31st Central Coast Wine Classic this past weekend which showcases Michael Hutchings dinner. (08/18/16) 982 8
Steve shares a [pic] of an osprey and a heron in conflict. (08/18/16) 2193 15

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