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EDBIT: Take edhat's community survey on how the City of Santa Barbara should prioritize facility improvements. 
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MARCH EDNESS: It's day 4 of March Edness! Can you guess where this photo was taken?
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Glenn shares [pics] from a morning walk on More Mesa.
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Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Santa Maria resident last night following a brief pursuit in the Orcutt area. [mug]
updated 1:47 pm
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SB County Sheriff's detectives arrested 33-year-old Matthew Zigan of Orcutt on charges of having unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor. [mug]
updated 12:28 pm
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Cindy Stevens shares a beautiful summer like day at Hendry's. [pic]
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The Fess Parker Hotel in Santa Barbara was overflowing with men in uniform and their ladies to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Iwo Jima. [pics]
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The Public Health Department has confirmed 5 cases of chickenpox and 1 case of shingles associated with a local school in the county.
updated 11:17 am
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UCSB astronomers help with a discovery that enables a unique way to study a distant supernova and the fundamental equations of the universe.
updated 11:13 am
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Archaeologists worked to reveal details of the cave where the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island may have lived, reports the LA Times.
updated 10:00 am
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As daylight savings time nears, the SBC Fire Department reminds us to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.
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Roadwork on the US 101 Goleta Drainage Project will require a traffic switch on Calle Real west of Fairview Avenue Monday to relocate a sewer line. 
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A subscriber noticed a different vehicle model of the SBPD cruiser. Is it new? [pic]
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Is it legal to run a leashed dog on the street while riding a bike?
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From point to point and campus to campus, John Wiley says Santa Barbara is beautiful everywhere you look. [pics]
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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 03/05/15
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 05, 2015 reads comments
MARCH EDNESS: Did you guess where the stoic statue is hiding around town? Find out! (03/05/15) 1031 4
MARCH EDNESS: It's day 3 of March Edness! Can you guess where this photo was taken? (03/05/15) 959 NA
A subscriber wonders if anyone was able to go to the SBCC PLLUMP forum tonight at the Schott Center. (03/05/15) 708 18
The U-Haul murder trial in Santa Maria is opening up information on the gang leadership in the area. (03/05/15) 593 1
Roger reports a Code 1144: dead body found in the parking lot of the Santa Barbara Airport. (03/05/15) 6195 22
Roger reports a downed bicyclist with a head injury in the 900 block of East Canon Perdido. (03/05/15) 797 3
I subscriber wonders if it is illegal to skateboard across a crosswalk? (03/05/15) 1338 31
Roger reports Code 415: Fight, a subject is yelling Cabrillo and Calle Cesar Chavez. (03/05/15) 420 2
Los Padres National Forest officials announce a volunteer clean-up project on Saturday at the Arroyo Burro Shooting Area. (03/05/15) 863 21
A subscriber shares [pics] of seals and their pups at the Carpinteria Seal Preserve. (03/05/15) 887 4
A subscriber reports a swarm of bees at Linden Ave and Carpinteria Ave in the Rabobank parking lot. (03/05/15) 525 5
UCSB researchers develop the first-ever quantum device that detects and corrects its own errors. (03/05/15) 541 5
This wall of art continues to evolve as David Diamant gets ready for Friday's art show focusing on fine street art. [pics] (03/05/15) 916 2
A change to district elections for City Councilmembers is likely to begin with the November 2015 ballot. [pic] (03/05/15) 544 2
A subscriber shares a [pic] of the Santa Barbara Mission with the mountains in the background. (03/05/15) 1177 11
Merlin magic enchanted John Wiley in the blue skies of our beautiful Tuesday evening. [pics] (03/05/15) 1069 7
Roger has the scanner reports. Ahh, the sweet sound of a Woodchipper singing next to me as the tree trimmers work. I love it. (03/05/15) 846 8
Roger reports a possible structure fire on the UCSB Campus. (03/05/15) 832 6
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (03/05/15) 217 1
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 03/04/15 (03/05/15) 271 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 04, 2015 reads comments
MARCH EDNESS: We chose a photo of the top of a building, but one that's gained a lot of attention lately. Did you guess where it's located? (03/04/15) 1237 add
MARCH EDNESS: It's day 2 of March Edness! Can you guess where this photo was taken? (03/04/15) 1035 NA
A subscriber shares [pics] of her view of the moon from dinner this evening. (03/04/15) 750 2
Looks like they're tapping black gold on the Montecito hills, in these aerial views from John Wiley. [pics] (03/04/15) 2218 18
Can edhatters suggest a restaurant for a rehearsal dinner that holds 70-80 people? (03/04/15) 1471 20
A new show, "City Desk," a local news program featuring top journalists, premiered on TVSB this past Friday. (03/04/15) 694 5
Vehicle vs Pedestrian: La Cumbre Plaza between Lenscrafters and Sears, Fire and Medics responding. (03/04/15) 711 1
In an effort to reduce smoke production and improve air quality in the Santa Ynez Valley, the SBC Fire Dept. will be offering a neighborhood chipping pilot program. (03/04/15) 540 7
A subscriber snapped this [pic] while at the SB Marina. (03/04/15) 1111 2
Los Padres National Forest officials today announced plans to open Mil Potrero Campground area on the Mt. Pinos Ranger District to the public for wood cutting. (03/04/15) 461 add
I need suggestions for drought tolerant ground covers and mulch that have been dog tested. (03/04/15) 1039 21
The SB County Sheriff's Office is seeking grant funding to provide increased patrolling and enforcement of areas where illegal off-road vehicles are being used. (03/04/15) 646 24
Results from the 2014 vessel speed reduction trial incentive program in the Santa Barbara Channel have been announced. (03/04/15) 609 add
EDBIT: It's National Pancake Day and you can get free pancakes at IHOP! (03/04/15) 783 6
Roger reports a possible code 459 Burglary that just occurred in the 3300 block of Calle Noguera. HMA came to door claiming to be a plumber. (03/04/15) 1359 28
An edhatter shares [pics] from a second accident that took place on NB 101 at Gaviota last night. (03/04/15) 1447 19
Surveillance video has been released of the PODER protest at El Bajio, sparking a debate between City Council members. (03/04/15) 2084 33
The Los Angeles Times takes an in-depth look at the realities of reactivating Santa Barbara's desalination plant. (03/04/15) 1615 25
The engineer of the Metrolink train involved in a collision last week, has passed away due to injuries from the crash. (03/04/15) 2027 15
A subscriber wants to have a discussion about the use of the word "elitist." (03/04/15) 906 10
Injury traffic accident on Highway 101 southbound near the State Street onramp, involving a motorcyclist. (03/04/15) 679 4
Who's behind the voice on NPR? SBMS Teen Press visits with Morning Edition's David Greene. [vid] (03/04/15) 499 3
TRAVEL: Max shares a few aerial [pics] of ships waiting to dock in Long Beach and Catalina Island. (03/04/15) 1346 12
A subscriber captures [pics] of dark clouds at Hendry's Beach on Monday morning. (03/04/15) 925 7
Roger reports an injury traffic accident near Whittier and Storke Road. Fire and medics are responding to a victim complaining of chest pain. (03/04/15) 405 add
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (03/04/15) 216 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 03, 2015 reads comments
MARCH EDNESS: Did you guess where the wall of pennies is hiding in Santa Barbara? If you had any luck, you're getting a point! (03/03/15) 1557 2
MARCH EDNESS: It's the first day of March Edness! Can you guess where this photo was taken? (03/03/15) 1082 NA
A subscriber shares [pics] of the storm approaching around noon today. What fabulous clouds and colors! (03/03/15) 1236 3
Law firms representing the parents of three slain students in last year's Isla Vista mass murder are filing a wrongful death lawsuit against Santa Barbara County. (03/03/15) 1947 35
A subscriber took a [pic] of light snow coating the San Rafael mountains on Monday. (03/03/15) 1351 3
Santa Barbara Sheriff's have released the identity of the paraglider who was killed on Sunday as 60-year-old Ronald Faoro. [pic] (03/03/15) 5152 22
A subscriber shares a panoramic [pic] of Saturday's sunset from Sycamore Canyon. (03/03/15) 933 4
Has anyone been up to Figueroa Mountain recently that can report on the status of the wildflowers? (03/03/15) 1427 15
UPDATE: CalTrans announces northbound Hwy 101 lane closure at Gaviota Tunnel due to multi-vehicle accident. (03/03/15) 1778 3
Walter Henry McCartney (February 18, 1937 - February 20, 2015) (03/03/15) 341 add
The Santa Barbara City Fire Department has responded to two roll-over traffic accidents today in Santa Barbara. [pics] (03/03/15) 1542 add
A subscriber captured a [pic] of Maynard the Zebra who resides off West Camino Cielo. (03/03/15) 2402 19
Roger reports a Code 245: assault with a deadly weapon using a vehicle on Embarcadero del Norte at Segovia. CHP is on the scene. (03/03/15) 762 2
Local businesses and environmental groups removed over 1,300 poudns of trash from the Channel Islands to raise awareness about marine debris. [pic] (03/03/15) 1310 6
Santa Barbara Police have arrested a suspect in the Quarantina Street homicide that took place last week. [mug] (03/03/15) 2893 12
An edhatter snapped this shower sunrise [pic] this morning. (03/03/15) 1117 6
Rollover traffic accident on Highway 101 southbound lanes near the Milpas exit. (03/03/15) 794 7
Roger reports a possible structure fire in the 1000 block of Via Los Padres in Goleta. Smoke was seen coming from a roof. (03/03/15) 544 4
Charles shares a few images of a cloudy Santa Barbara day. [pics] (03/03/15) 714 4
Here are a few [pics] of yesterday's sky over the Harbor and ocean. (03/03/15) 727 2
Gerry Crawford (January 24, 1930 - February 20, 2015) (03/03/15) 502 add
Roger heard a report of heavy flooding in the area of Oak Ridge Park on West Clark in Santa Maria. (03/03/15) 598 5
Roger reports a non-injury accident, Vehicle vs Garage, in the 1500 Block of Dutton. Fire department and SBPD Responding. (03/03/15) 343 add
The Federal Bureau of Reclamation has announced it will not release reservoir water for most Central Valley farmers for the second straight year. (03/03/15) 581 12
A subscriber shares a [pic] of colorful succulents. (03/03/15) 1079 9
While we have more than our fair share of surf lately, February 9 was a rare day in Goleta. [pics] (03/03/15) 1538 3
An edhatter snapped these [pics] of a Bat Ray while at Goleta Pier yesterday evening. (03/03/15) 1921 3
Island Brewing held its 1st Annual "SLOW Bike Race" this last Saturday in Carpinteria. [pics] (03/03/15) 988 7
Last night there were six black and whites with officers standing outside on W. Valerio across from Harding School. Anyone know what was going on? (03/03/15) 1388 13
Roger reports Public Works is responding to a Sewage Dump into the storm drain from a white RV at Cacique and Quarantina. (03/03/15) 956 15
A subscriber reports that a late night car accident on Olive Street has resulted in an all day power outage. (03/03/15) 652 5
While walking in Carpinteria this morning, an edhat subscriber saw a beautiful rainbow. [pic] (03/03/15) 1037 13
Rollover traffic accident at Garden and Gutierrez, vehicle reportedly went into the building. Fire and Medics are responding. (03/03/15) 934 4
Roger has the scanner reports. I did not hear why they were supposed to check his welfare, just that they should. (03/03/15) 912 8
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (03/03/15) 233 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Mar 02, 2015 reads comments
Please help us identify this object found in the Refugio Beach tidepools. (03/02/15) 2992 16
Cindy shares [pics] of the beautiful moon and clouds over the Figueroas. (03/02/15) 964 2
Karen Christman shares a [pic] of an amazing sheet of vine peeling off the side of a building in Downtown Santa Barbara. (03/02/15) 1906 3
Work crews are nearing the final stage of The Oak Cottage which will serve seniors with memory impairment. (03/02/15) 829 3
A subscriber heard a big explosion-like boom around 2:00am near the 1200 block of San Andres. Any subscribers know what's up? (03/02/15) 1173 7
Here are some safety tips from the National Weather Service regarding lightning. (03/02/15) 597 11
What does it mean to see a "wild lamb" at the San Marcos Foothills, John Wiley wants to know. [pic] (03/02/15) 1621 2
It's amazing how quickly a little rain will turn brown hills green. [pic] (03/02/15) 920 6
Here's a [pic] of trash being removed from the surf line at Hendry's Beach. (03/02/15) 1737 15
Gary Lee Woods (July 20, 1953 - February 18, 2015) (03/02/15) 1390 3
Roger reports a downed para glider off Gibraltar Rd, unknown if there's an injury. Engines 7 and 15 are responding. (03/02/15) 4737 61
An edhatter shares [pics] of various birds seen on a great March morning on the Mesa. (03/02/15) 980 8

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