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The Ice in Paradise skating arena broke ground on Thursday next to Girsh Park in Goleta. [pic]
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Here are a few more Sunday sunrise [pics].
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Volunteers with the Los Padres ForestWatch helped to clean up a cannabis grow site in the Figueroa Mountain foothills. [pics]
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Henry "The Phantom" Ybarra (June 17, 1928 - November 16, 2014)
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Did anyone else see a comet-like ball of light with a tail of flames cross the sky over downtown/Mesa area on Saturday evening around 6:30 - 7 pm ?
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Paula Virginia Loomis (January 23, 1927 - November 14, 2014)
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An edhat subscriber took a [pic] of the Gaviota sunrise this morning.
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This morning at around 2 am there was a major accident right at State and Ontare.
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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 11/23/14
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 23, 2014 reads comments
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the Santa Barbara County South Coast and Mountains in effect from midnight to 10am Sunday. (11/23/14) 712 add
A subscriber saw a jet in the sky with a long shadow like projection in front of it. Can anyone explain what is going on? [pic] (11/23/14) 2458 32
Two men were sentenced to 8 years in state prison on Friday for a gang related stabbing that took place in downtown Santa Barbara earlier this year. (11/23/14) 1117 11
A subscriber is looking for volunteer opportunities on Thanksgiving Day. Any suggestions? (11/23/14) 731 9
Cartoons: Mike shares another cartoon funny about coffee and productivity. (11/23/14) 758 1
HISTORY: A subscriber shares historical photos of businesses thriving in Santa Barbara from 1960. (11/23/14) 1885 22
EDBIT: Black Friday is the major shopping day of the year and WalletHub has ranked the best and worst deals. (11/23/14) 1266 9
Do edhatters have feedback on speeding down De La Vina and how to keep the community safer? (11/23/14) 1208 39
EDBIT: A winner has been selected for the Lobero Theatre trivia and won 2 tickets to Chris Robinson Brotherhood on Saturday, Nov. 29th! (11/23/14) 1034 1
POWDRELL: According to David Powdrell, a Common Gull is to a Chevy Impala what a Royal Tern is to a Ferrari. (11/23/14) 600 16
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: The Lompoc Hospital Foundation's mission is to provide community education, public relations and funds for capital improvements for the Lompoc Valley Medical Center. (11/23/14) 398 2
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Carsyn, an outgoing and playful kitten looking for a home for the holidays. (11/23/14) 750 3
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Vince, an adoptable super-dog. (11/23/14) 758 8
Madame Sonia Rosinka (Barbara Sonia Adams) January 12, 1947 - September 19, 2014 (11/23/14) 2210 10
The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for portions of Santa Barbara County. (11/23/14) 447 1
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 11/22/14 (11/23/14) 387 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 22, 2014 reads comments
Advisory: NWS has issued a High Wind Advisory and Watch for the southern passes and coast of Santa Barbara County. (11/22/14) 613 add
The Milpas Community Association (MCA) is delighted to announce that the Grand Marshal for the 61st annual parade is Rick Feldman of the EyeGlass Factory. (11/22/14) 660 12
Subject struck by his own vehicle. Fire and Medics responding to the 100 Block of North Hope. (11/22/14) 2134 15
Two Traffic Accidents: 101 Southbound, south of Carrillo, two vehicle accidents there. Fire and Medics on scene. (11/22/14) 647 add
Roger reports there is a fight brewing on Mandarin and Orange. Earlier there were five subjects hanging out and a possible code 245 with a knife in that area. (11/22/14) 1303 8
The next phase of Goleta Drainage Project will include overnight road work on Monday, Nov. 24 and Tuesday, Nov, 25 from 9 pm until 6 am. (11/22/14) 339 1
An edhatter found this King snake just above the surf zone at Hendry's Beach. [pic] (11/22/14) 2161 16
Volunteers were able to remove an astounding 2,069 pounds of trash from ten local creeks as part of EDC's Goleta creeks clean-up program. [pics] (11/22/14) 956 12
Thanksgiving is less than a week away - send in your best "T" themed [pics]! (11/22/14) 708 3
CHP offers up holiday safe driving tips and reminds everyone that the Thanksgiving Weekend is a Maximum Enforcement Period for the CHP. (11/22/14) 426 7
Downtown Santa Barbara welcomes the arrival of the Community Holiday Tree on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, to be placed on State Street right in time for the holiday season! [pics] (11/22/14) 1039 29
I'm looking to take a group fitness kickboxing class. Who's the best instructor in the Santa Barbara area? (11/22/14) 949 10
The Gaviota Rest Areas on U.S. Highway 101 will remain closed during the Thanksgiving holiday period. (11/22/14) 813 26
UCSB students protested the approved UC Regents tuition increase on Thursday by demonstrating in Storke Plaza. (11/22/14) 1057 44
Frank Locke Leever (September 15,1928 - November 13, 2014) (11/22/14) 301 add
Is the Goleta Water District's "new" billing system still working? Anyone else notice anything awry? (11/22/14) 1094 18
Injury traffic accident, a vehicle vs child at Cañada and Ensenada. Fire, Medics, abd SBPD are responding. (11/22/14) 826 3
Roger has the scanner reports.Fire alarms going off at Antioch for burnt popcorn on the 2nd floor. (11/22/14) 803 5
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (11/22/14) 226 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 21, 2014 reads comments
Robert Bernstein shares his experience with the Flying Karamazov Brothers at UCSB this past Sunday. (11/21/14) 683 5
Santa Barbara Airports expects increase in passenger traffic for Thanksgiving week. The SBA suggests anyone departing Friday November 21st - Sunday, November 30th arrive 90 minutes early. (11/21/14) 598 11
John Palminteri reports poinsettias are coming to the holidays from Carpinteria Greenhouses. [pic] (11/21/14) 668 4
Update with Press Release: Roger reports a prisoner jumped from SBSO County Jail van on Santa Barbara Street near the Court house downtown. [mug] (11/21/14) 3654 19
The boat on East Beach is a mess after just a few days, reports edhat subscriber Peggy. [pics] (11/21/14) 2652 16
The suspicious package that arrived at a police annex building on Tuesday was sent by a mentally ill person living in Orange County. (11/21/14) 868 add
The SBCFD reminds motorists that a campaign called "Please Abide, Move Aside," is intended to remind drivers to give the right-of-way to emergency vehicles. (11/21/14) 550 12
Dr. Edo McGowan discusses public health issues of using recycled water. (11/21/14) 1331 17
Researchers at UCSB's Center for Information Technology and Society examine how smartphones, social media, and other communication processes are changing the world. (11/21/14) 495 6
Does anyone know what happened on NB 101 around noon? Traffic was blocked, a fire truck, a chief, and 3 motorcycle officers were racing to the scene. (11/21/14) 2161 6
Roger reports an injury traffic accident at Alamar and DLV involving two bicyclists and a vehicle. Fire, Medics, SBPD responding. (11/21/14) 1191 17
UCSB has announced a new student housing development to break ground early next year on Storke Road and El Colegio as part of their 15-year expansion plan. (11/21/14) 1379 31
On Sunday, December 14th, the Annual Parade of Lights will brighten Santa Barbara's waterfront once again (11/21/14) 780 3
Edhat subscribers share [pics] of rainbows and storm clouds. (11/21/14) 896 5
I'm looking for an occupational therapist (OT) who specializes in hands. (11/21/14) 627 7
The Independent: City Council has voted to proceed with eminent domain against the owner of the Cabrillo lighthouse building and former home of Rusty's Pizza. (11/21/14) 2636 27
Roger reports a possible fire on the east side of Stearns Wharf. Harbor Patrol Boat 2 responded to a deck fire that is now reportedly out. (11/21/14) 548 add
All the oranges on my tree are splitting, and then falling off. Does anybody have any idea why this is happening? (11/21/14) 2323 23
A two day maintenance project to grind and pave State Route 246 from O Street to R Street will begin on Monday, Nov. 24 from 8 am until 4 pm. (11/21/14) 255 add
Roger reports a possible structure fire in the 2500 block of Grand in Los Olivos. Fire Dept is responding. (11/21/14) 505 3
Roger reports a traffic accident on the Patterson overpass, a school bus vs a white vehicle. The subject in the white vehicle is a possible black tag. (11/21/14) 5325 37
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (11/21/14) 285 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 20, 2014 reads comments
UPDATED Press Release: Major Police response at Righetti High School in Orcutt for fights and a potential riot. [vid] (11/20/14) 4834 47
A subscriber reports sirens from at least six emergency vehicles on Foothill Rd. lasting over 15 minutes. Anyone know what's up? (11/20/14) 2048 3
A subscriber shares a [pic] of a beautiful rainbow over the tall Santa Barbara palm trees. (11/20/14) 956 3
A subscriber is looking for the best tamales in Santa Barbara for the holidays. (11/20/14) 1959 21
A subscriber is seeking a creative and experienced person to string holiday lights at several business sites. (11/20/14) 424 2
John Palminteri reports the TV show Hell's Kitchen made a stop on Stearns Wharf today in Santa Barbara. [pic] (11/20/14) 1757 5
Roger reports a Code 415: Fight in the middle of the street, possibly involving a cab driver and 4 teens. (11/20/14) 865 4
In the Winchester Canyon area a subscriber heard what sounded like thunder around 4pm. Has anyone else heard anything? (11/20/14) 1297 13
The Superior Court has granted the City's Anti-SLAPP motion in favor of the City of Santa Barbara, dismissing a lawsuit brought by Joseph Castaneda. (11/20/14) 953 8
I have an antique Irish Pine table I would like to sell. Does anyone know where I could sell it? (11/20/14) 1136 16
Does anyone recognize what language this script might be? From afar it reminded me of Hebrew but this close-up photo suggests otherwise. [pic] (11/20/14) 1406 10
A subscriber photographed the bright sunset with the dark silhouette of a tree in the foreground. [pics] (11/20/14) 750 3
Roger reports a Code 1144: Dead female body found near the northbound onramp at State Street and Calle Real near the 154. (11/20/14) 5567 49
TRAVEL: The opening night gala for the 20th Festival Gourmet International was a beautiful outdoor food and wine gathering at the Westin Hotel and Spa Resort. [pics] (11/20/14) 946 3
John Karl Mielke (1974 - 2014) (11/20/14) 1118 1
A subscriber shares [pics] of a blimp cruising the skies of Santa Barbara. (11/20/14) 1318 25
A Santa Barbara City College student who fell from a balcony in Isla Vista last month is recovering in Southern California. (11/20/14) 1603 9
A friend is looking for a contractor to convert a garage into a living space. Any recommendations? (11/20/14) 1990 42
The UCSB Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, 11- 22-14, at an undisclosed area on UCSB campus. (11/20/14) 440 6
A subscriber reports on Kristin Korb's jazz concert at SOhO on Sunday. [pics] (11/20/14) 523 add
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team is holding its final recruitment meeting of the year on November 20th. [pic] (11/20/14) 790 4
Ruby G. Hernandez (d. November 16, 2014) (11/20/14) 644 add
A subscriber reports a car burglary in the Mesa neighborhood on Tuesday evening. (11/20/14) 1045 10
Roger has the scanner reports. 800 Block of State report of a woman yelling in peoples' faces. (11/20/14) 1368 15
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (11/20/14) 270 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Nov 19, 2014 reads comments
Water deprived Lake Los Carneros is going to get an injection of water to help the birds, fish, and wildlife in the area, John Palminteri reports. [pics] (11/19/14) 2101 26
Where can I buy the tenderest, freshest string beans that are stringless in the area? (11/19/14) 1112 20
Can anyone identify this paw print that a subscriber found on a ranch in the Santa Ynez Valley? [pic] (11/19/14) 2689 26
Peggy saw this beached boat near the Clark Estate this afternoon. [pics] (11/19/14) 2722 12
Does anyone near the butterfly preserve know if the butterflies have arrived yet? (11/19/14) 1712 25
A subscriber found some egg like things in Montecito. Does anyone know what they are? [pic] (11/19/14) 2583 14
Where in Santa Barbara can I purchase 19 gallon red ice buckets that people use for parties? (11/19/14) 1464 23
Injury traffic accident Canon Perdido at San Pasqual Man on bicycle crashes into pole. (11/19/14) 920 15
Casa Dorinda kicked off the season of giving this year with a $2,500 donation to firefighters and their families. [pic] (11/19/14) 693 16
Hazmat Level 2 on Anapamu Street. Fire Dept is responding and then some to the City Police Department Annex. [pic] (11/19/14) 2358 14
The CHP will begin new Measure A funded safety and enforcement patrols on Highway 166 from Highway 1 in Guadalupe to Cuyama. (11/19/14) 411 6
Santa Barbara lodging establishments collected and remitted $1.62 million in ongoing Transient Occupancy Tax during the month of October. (11/19/14) 633 10
HISTORY: I was wondering if readers could tell us what San Andres Hardware, at the corner of San Andres and Micheltorena, used to be. (11/19/14) 1926 30
UCSB's Department of the History of Art and Architecture establishes a new undergraduate academic emphasis in museum studies. (11/19/14) 527 2
Manfred Achim Gauer (March 25, 1971 - November 12, 2014) (11/19/14) 1248 1
A subscriber shares a [pic] of two crows posing decoratively on the Mormon Temple steeple. (11/19/14) 1542 17
Edhat subscribers woke up early Tuesday morning and snapped these sunrise [pics]. (11/19/14) 1609 14
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (11/19/14) 316 add
SBSO was in pursuit with a full size Chevy truck. Last heard they were at Foxen Canyon. (11/19/14) 662 2

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