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The local Democratic establishment snubbed the more qualified candidates in favor of Supervisor Salud Carbajal.
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A 19-year-old UCSB student has died after a Santa Barbara resident rescued him from a hanging attempt in the Ellwood Bluffs.
updated 10:22 am
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Roger reports a smoldering palm tree fire at 32 East Haley, possible arson.
updated 10:15 am
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Roger reports the Fire Department is responding to a structure fire at 3851 Telephone Road in Santa Maria.
updated 9:33 am
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I heard there will be road closures on Saturday for Bernie at SBCC, does anyone have information on what streets and when?
updated 8:49 am
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The additional turn lane onto southbound 101 at Storke Road is now open and the City of Goleta reminds motorists of bike lane improvements.
updated 7:30 am
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Roger has the scanner reports.  Report of a transient with bolt cutters and no teeth in the 100 Block of State Street.
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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 05/27/16
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 27, 2016 reads comments
[Update]: The Amber Alert suspect wanted for kidnapping a 15-year-old Northern California girl is dead after a gun battle with Sheriff's Deputies as the community searches for the missing victim. (05/27/16) 14979 131
An edhat subscriber reports a fire on the bridge over Old Mill Road and Calle Real. [pics] (05/27/16) 1015 4
Three additional juveniles were arrested in Santa Maria today for the murder of Marcos Ramos. (05/27/16) 729 1
Sheriff's detectives located and arrested multiple wanted felons in Lompoc on Wednesday. [mugs] (05/27/16) 2844 7
The Food Network will be filming an episode of The Great Food Truck Race in Solvang from Thursday through Saturday. (05/27/16) 3006 4
One of the oil platforms has an orange glow visible at night that looks like flame. Is there anything going on? (05/27/16) 1668 22
Construction of the final phase of the Las Vegas and San Pedro Creeks Capacity Improvement Project will begin June 13, 2016. (05/27/16) 539 1
Microbial geneticist David Low will lead a project conducting groundbreaking research in global health and development. (05/27/16) 304 4
Katrina Sue Cummings (September 1962 - May 1, 2016) (05/27/16) 1656 2
Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol are reminding motorists to drive safely this Memorial Day weekend. (05/27/16) 332 4
A subscriber is asking for the public's help in providing information about a missing Santa Barbara man. [pic] (05/27/16) 6373 5
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/27/16) 197 add
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 05/26/16 (05/27/16) 281 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 26, 2016 reads comments
Max Rosenberg shares a [pic] of a glorious day at the Santa Barbara Harbor. (05/26/16) 1466 9
Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be hosting rallies along the Central Coast this week. (05/26/16) 2811 56
[Update]: A head-on traffic collision on Highway 154 involving an 18-wheeler Budweiser truck and pickup truck has completely shut down the road in both directions. (05/26/16) 5266 27
Some views of Cottage "industry" and an opposite vista from John Wiley. [pics] (05/26/16) 1777 11
A 71-year-old motorcyclist sustained major injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Foothill Road at the SR- 154 onramp. (05/26/16) 3228 20
Roger reports Sheriff's Deputies were pursuing a suspect in a vehicle when they almost collided. (05/26/16) 1980 16
Many people know the caves at Gaviota. But our Sunday Sierra Club hike went where few usually go! (05/26/16) 1910 10
The City of Santa Barbara collected over $1.4 million in Transient Occupancy Taxes (TOT) for the month of April, representing a decline of 2.4% compared to the same month last year. (05/26/16) 687 11
UCSB paleobiologist Susannah Porter found evidence of predation in ancient microbial ecosystems dating back more than 740 million years. (05/26/16) 560 4
The SB Airport will again place wreaths at the two distinctive World War II Memorials located at the Airport. (05/26/16) 483 4
Roger reports an illegal burn in the parking garage at 617 Garden Street. (05/26/16) 1114 14
A resurfacing project on State Routes 1 and 246 will begin on Friday, June 3 in the following locations. (05/26/16) 374 2
Magdalena Thornbury (July 22, 1924 - May 17th 2016) (05/26/16) 398 add
A subscriber is looking for old style traverse rod draperies. Does anyone know of a source at a reasonable price? (05/26/16) 765 4
Roger has the scanner reports.  There was this man there, I'll call Jim because that was his name. (05/26/16) 1080 8
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/26/16) 215 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 25, 2016 reads comments
Astronomy: It's that time of year, just before the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, when the International Space Station is fully illuminated by the Sun. (05/25/16) 954 2
A once acre vegetation fire sparked near North Glen Annie in Goleta on Tuesday evening. (05/25/16) 3136 10
Roger reports a vehicle struck a person in a wheelchair incident on West Canon Perdido. (05/25/16) 1094 2
Santa Barbara County Probation announces the growing partnership with the Workforce Development Board thanks to a Supervised Population Workforce Training Grant. (05/25/16) 534 3
Want to see how much the Condor chick has grown? Watch the live cam! [vid] (05/25/16) 1196 8
The County of Santa Barbara Public Works reminds the community to properly dispose of fluorescent lamps. (05/25/16) 916 3
UCSB Sustainability's The Green Initiative Fund supports campus environmental projects. (05/25/16) 417 1
Construction of Jalama Road Bridge rehabilitation at Highway 1 in the Lompoc area is scheduled to begin May 31, 2016. (05/25/16) 444 add
An edhat subscriber shares the view of Santa Barbara from Gibraltar Road. [pic] (05/25/16) 1564 3
The 2015-2016 Santa Barbara County Grand Jury looked into the conditions and management of detention facilities within the County of Santa Barbara. (05/25/16) 477 add
During an event at the Cuyama Buckhorn restaurant, Sheriff's detectives arrested four people for narcotics and weapons violations. [mugs] (05/25/16) 2441 14
I am looking for a hand/wrist surgeon and wondering if any readers have recommendations? (05/25/16) 1794 45
If you know anything about the yard in these pics where adults play with fire, John Wiley is curious. [pics] (05/25/16) 3094 10
A subscriber snapped [pics] of a traffic accident that took place on the Fairview offramp on Monday. (05/25/16) 2345 18
Subscribers share [vid] and pictures of snakes in their backyards. (05/25/16) 3122 22
Adelante Charter School held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new garden project. [pics] (05/25/16) 1047 4
Can someone identify this beach/sea creature? (05/25/16) 2865 10
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/25/16) 287 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 24, 2016 reads comments
Roger reports an assault with a bottle in the 300 Block of State Street. (05/24/16) 1592 11
Do any Edhatters know of a local place that develops disposable film? (05/24/16) 1407 21
Capps' legislation would designate State Street post office in honor of Special Warfare Operator Master Chief Petty Officer Langlois. (05/24/16) 1056 30
KEYT: An abrasive message to Donald Trump supporters has appeared, seemingly overnight, on the side of the Anapamu Street footbridge in Santa Barbara. (05/24/16) 4716 98
It's been two years since the tragedy in Isla Vista and all of us at edhat would like to take a few moments to remember those we've lost in our community. (05/24/16) 1014 14
The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reminds homeowners to protect their home from wildfires by managing nearby vegetation. (05/24/16) 337 1
Santa Barbara City Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire in the 1700 Block of De La Vina Street Sunday evening. [pics] (05/24/16) 1116 1
Roger reports a broken water main in the La Cumbre Plaza, the 3800 block of State Street. (05/24/16) 1353 13
George Andrew Herold (August 1, 1928 - May 12, 2016) (05/24/16) 581 add
There will be intermittent overnight ramp closures in both directions of the 101 between Patterson Avenue and Cathedral Oaks Road for the next two weeks. (05/24/16) 748 11
Osmo, a device that makes water sampling easy and quick, wins the 2016 UCSB Technology Management Program's New Venture Competition. (05/24/16) 542 add
Roger has the scanner reports.  Sometimes you just gotta turn up the music and shut everything else out. (05/24/16) 1515 15
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/24/16) 400 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 23, 2016 reads comments
It was all fun and games at the Calle Real Center Saturday as over 50 non-profits took part in the fifth Annual Caring and Sharing day. [pics] (05/23/16) 1273 add
Mark shares an aerial [pic] of Tajiguas beach. (05/23/16) 2115 13
The Santa Maria Police Department made 4 arrests during a DUI and License Checkpoint on Friday. (05/23/16) 942 6
Roger reports an injury traffic accident at Anapamu at Salsipuedes. (05/23/16) 735 1
An edhat subscriber reports a telephone pole landed on top of a mini van on Milpas Street. (05/23/16) 1653 4
Has anybody noticed the brownish discolored tap water in the neighborhood around Turnpike and Cathedral Oaks? (05/23/16) 1567 28
Update: Las Positas will remain closed until Monday after a vehicle struck a light pole near McCaw. (05/23/16) 3503 19
Roger reports a suspected attempted to rob Blenders in the Grass in the 700 block of State Street. (05/23/16) 1675 12
Roger reports Police are pursuing a vehicle and pulling over a car with a possibly armed suspect in the 1600 block East Cabrillo. (05/23/16) 1239 11

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 22, 2016 reads comments
Roger reports a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at Wentworth and Cota streets. (05/22/16) 1140 6
SBIFF: Lynda Weinman has been appointed the new Board President of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. (05/22/16) 1064 add
Rescue crews respond to a report of a vehicle that has gone over the side of Gibraltar Road near E. Camino Cielo. (05/22/16) 2527 23
UCSB continues as one of the world's top 10 universities in terms of research impact, as reported by the 2016 Leiden Rankings. (05/22/16) 1715 11
MUSIC: Jenny breaks down the musical vibes at last weekend's Hammer N Ales event at M.Special Brewery to benefit Habitat for Humanity. (05/22/16) 1019 3
EDBIT: Seated in the Goleta foothills is the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network where edhat was invited to tour the facilities. (05/22/16) 1555 10
Food & Culture: Stacey shares unique and affordable Santa Barbara dining options that include gorditas, sushi burritos, $1 bagels, and albacore tuna sandwiches.  (05/22/16) 2260 13
Astronomy: Mars is back in our Santa Barbara skies and about to make its closest approach since 2005.  (05/22/16) 1670 5
A subscriber writes about Santa Barbara City's Vicious Dog Ordinance and it's lack of options for local dogs. (05/22/16) 1812 31
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: The GFWC Town and Country Women's Club of Santa Barbara works to bring relief to children, veterans, and underprivileged members of Santa Barbara County. (05/22/16) 485 1
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Hal, an awesome senior cat who is a total purr-machine. (05/22/16) 927 10
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Ozzy, a little Yorkie mix who will gladly accept a belly rub. (05/22/16) 1167 5
The Santa Maria Police Department is investigating an attempted murder that took place in the 600 block of E. Tunnell. (05/22/16) 1387 4
A tiny tug off East Beach, and a hopeful 2-way State Street La Entrada update from John Wiley. [pics] (05/22/16) 1745 7
Project PetSafe is holding a Licensing and Low-cost Vaccination clinic at Solvang Park on Saturday. (05/22/16) 421 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 21, 2016 reads comments
The new "Coast to Coast" Seat Belt Enforcement Effort, starting Monday, aims to increase Click It or Ticket participation and save lives. (05/21/16) 535 8
Roger reports a hit and run and possible DUI driver who evaded police in the 1800 block of Barker Pass. (05/21/16) 1318 2
I was digging a hole to in my yard today and found these soft eggs. Does anyone know what they might be? [pic] (05/21/16) 4373 38
TRAVEL: Edhat subscriber Juli is still in Spain, enjoying the views from Calasparra. (05/21/16) 1022 1
LightWorks Isla Vista is a creative set of light-based art installations and performances happening through Saturday evening. (05/21/16) 1422 5
The Santa Barbara County Grand Jury investigated the way in which water is allocated from the Cachuma Project. (05/21/16) 1489 16
Roger reports a grass fire on the side of the road between Patterson and Fairview. (05/21/16) 1126 8
UC Santa Barbara researchers find a correlation between fear of Ebola and xenophobia. (05/21/16) 772 10
Sheriff's Deputies will be conducting a DUI checkpoint in Goleta on Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. (05/21/16) 915 5
After filing for bankruptcy earlier this year, Sports Authority will be closing the remainder of its stores, including those on the Central Coast. (05/21/16) 2555 40
Roger reports a suspect pulled a knife on an employee of a business in the 300 block of Anacapa Street. (05/21/16) 1349 11
Roger reports Santa Barbara Police are pursuing a wanted subject near Pedregosa and State Streets. (05/21/16) 1193 5
Roger has the scanner reports.  Check the Welfare of a subject sitting on a bench in front of 616 State Street covered in ketchup. (05/21/16) 1779 6
A vehicle fire on Highway 101 slowed southbound lanes between Las Positas and Mission St exits on Friday morning. (05/21/16) 1043 5
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/21/16) 280 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 20, 2016 reads comments
Rep. Lois Capps and various organizations comment on the PHMSA Final Report of the Refugio Oil Spill by Plains All American Pipeline. (05/20/16) 970 25
Two local children honored local law enforcement by passing out goody bags during National Police Week. [pics] (05/20/16) 1274 10

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