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Train vs Pedestrian Montecito at Bath streets Fire department, Medics, and SBPD Responding...
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Roger reports a pursuit from Santa Barbara to Summerland with Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies in response.
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A Santa Barbara City College student and Isla Vista resident was hospitalized after being diagnosed with meningitis.
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A handful of Rotary Club of Goleta members are in Morelia, Mexico working alongside doctors and nurses to assist with cataract surgeries.
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Lompoc Police is requesting assistance to identify two suspects who took city and personal property from a victim's vehicle outside of Vons on N. H Street. [pics]
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An edhat subscriber is asking for referrals for a disability attorney to help reinstate long term disability benefits for her spouse.
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What will replace the Greyhound bus station that is now demolished?
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Roger reports that a motorcyclist is down at Canon Perdido and Quarantina with fire department and medics responding.
updated 3:19 pm
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Santa Barbara County proclaimed a local emergency due to the severe winter storms that impacted the County February 16-18. [pics]
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The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting checkpoints in the City of Santa Barbara on Friday, February 24, 2017.
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A Judge has denied Plains All American Pipeline's motion to set aside the criminal indictment on criminal charges resulting from the Refugio Oil Spill that took place May 2015.
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KEYT: John Palminteri looks into daily law breaking habits throughout the city.
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The February Humanist Society talk was by Jim Stubchaer on the history of water in Santa Barbara County. A hot topic with our current alternating water shortages and floods.
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Is it legal in Santa Barbara to allow your dog to drink directly out of drinking fountains?
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Roger has the scanner reports.  "It's not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves." - Sir Edmund Hillary
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Was there a protest at the courthouse Tuesday afternoon?
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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 02/22/17
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Several hundred residents and local politicians gathered in downtown Santa Barbara on Saturday for a march aimed to unite marginalized people.
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 22, 2017 reads comments
Roger reports a traffic accident on Highway 101 southbound at Milpas. (02/22/17) 905 add
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office conducted Minor Decoy operations last weekend resulting in the citation of four adults. (02/22/17) 1686 1
Can anyone identify this plant/pod on found on the San Ysidro Trail? (02/22/17) 1997 13
An edhatter reports a traffic accident across from San Marcos High School where students raced to help a woman who's car had flipped over. (02/22/17) 2704 18
[Update:]John Wiley reports on flood and storm damage in Santa Barbara County. [pics] (02/22/17) 5240 11
Who do I call for a pick-up of trash left in front of my house? (02/22/17) 2020 20
Edhatters share [pics] of numerous trees that have fallen recently due to the storm. (02/22/17) 2326 4
The Santa Barbara County Public Works Transportation Division will hold its road maintenance annual plan workshops Tuesday and Wednesday. (02/22/17) 432 4
TRAVEL: Bonnie has the inside scoop on what Chef Wolfgang Puck will feed the Hollywood stars at the 89th Academy Awards. (02/22/17) 908 9
[Update]: An edhat subscriber reports a power outage in the downtown area. (02/22/17) 1450 4
An edhatter is looking for a paint color specialist to match their home furniture. (02/22/17) 739 11
UCSB researchers and colleagues recalibrate shark population density using data they gathered during eight years of study on Palmyra atoll. (02/22/17) 1024 4
License, Vaccinate and Microchip Your Dog at Project PetSafe Licensing Clinic at Goleta Valley Community Center on February 25, 2017. (02/22/17) 420 2
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 02/21/17 (02/22/17) 350 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 21, 2017 reads comments
Roger reports a hiker having a medical issue due to smoking marijuana called for a rescue at Stevens Park. (02/21/17) 4493 52
Roger reports a dangerous driver heading north on State Street in a dark Saturn. (02/21/17) 1705 5
[Update:] Fire investigators reveal they have found no evidence indicating the structure fire on Ward Drive, which houses the Islamic Society, was set intentionally. (02/21/17) 4685 27
Can edhatters refer a machine shop to engrave on a bowling ball? (02/21/17) 668 8
Roger reports a structure fire with smoke coming from a roof at the 3700 block of Gregory Way. (02/21/17) 779 1
Did anyone catch David Cassidy's farewell performance at the Granada on Sunday? (02/21/17) 3143 27
HISTORY: Does anyone know anything about a scene from the movie "The Ten Commandments" filmed in Santa Barbara?  (02/21/17) 2231 22
Doc reports the bust of Franceschi is close to falling on the road below. [pics] (02/21/17) 4909 23
[Update]: Edhatters share [pics] of the flooding, storm damage, and the storm aftermath in Santa Barbara County. (02/21/17) 14117 21
Edhat subscribers report a power outage on Alta Mesa. (02/21/17) 1058 12
Robin Gauss (02/21/17) 1707 7
Louise Marie (Wagner) Raunsbak (May 18, 1936- January 29, 2017) (02/21/17) 380 add
Does anyone know the status of the Carpinteria campground? (02/21/17) 1292 5
Robert and friends had an exciting hike up Cold Spring Trail after the rain. (02/21/17) 2160 9
Edhat subscribers share [pics] of Goleta Beach after the storm. (02/21/17) 9341 27
Is there a business in town that repairs sturdy old cast iron garden furniture(02/21/17) 736 7
Gingerbread, the Santa Barbara Zoo's elderly female lion, was humanely euthanized on Friday after fighting a prolonged illness. [pics] (02/21/17) 2107 21
Roger has the scanner reports.  I remember there were rattlesnakes found on the beach back then too, after being washed out of their creek homes up in the hills... (02/21/17) 1696 7
An edhat subscriber shares [pics] of kayaks going down the Santa Ynez River on Saturday. (02/21/17) 3451 15

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 20, 2017 reads comments
Roger reports a two vehicle accident on Highway 101 southbound at Patterson. (02/20/17) 1738 2
An edhat subscriber saw this coyote moving slowly at Mission and Tunnel Rd. Can anyone tell his condition? [pic] (02/20/17) 3098 14
How has Santa Barbara helped make you a better person? (02/20/17) 1098 18
HISTORY: Does anyone have pictures of the water from the 1995 storms reaching up to the highway at the Mission and/or Carrillo overpasses? (02/20/17) 1910 15
Injury traffic accident involving 2 vehicles on Mission and De La Vina. (02/20/17) 951 2
[Update]: Mark captures [vid] of a vehicle in a creek that was swept off the road by flood waters in Carpinteria on Friday. (02/20/17) 2240 1
Edhat readers hiked to Mission Falls and captured footage of a beautiful waterfall. [vid] (02/20/17) 2720 8
Spirals Gymnastics hosted its first meet in Santa Barbara in almost 10 years on January 28-29th at Rob Gym at UCSB.   (02/20/17) 906 1
Roger reports a burglary at Sky River RV Park. (02/20/17) 1605 8
If people want to hike Romero they will need to park on the Eastside of the trail and drive up Ladera Lane to get there. [pic] (02/20/17) 1602 8
Roger reports rock slides and boulders in the road on East Camino Cielo. (02/20/17) 1320 2
On Saturday, two evacuation warnings were lifted: one in Goleta and the other in Solvang. (02/20/17) 630 add
Jeffrey Askins (d. January 30, 2017) (02/20/17) 929 2
Beautiful waterfalls everywhere in our hills, and still some puddles on SBA when John Wiley flew in past surfers on big muddy Rincon waves. [pics] (02/20/17) 3092 2
Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the Best Dressed Window Contest. [pics] (02/20/17) 1112 2
Santa Barbara Foundation announced the 74th Man and Woman of the Year Award recipients as Jon Clark and Janet Garufis. [pics] (02/20/17) 1153 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 19, 2017 reads comments
Cartoons: Genivieve shares a cartoon on how locals react to rain. (02/19/17) 2428 19
Roger reports a mudslide into the rear of an apartment complex at 2541 Modoc. (02/19/17) 2470 7
The historic Villa Solana estate in Montecito was placed on the market with a sales price of $39 million. (02/19/17) 3712 20
Actor and activist George Takei filled the Arlington Theater to capacity this week for his UCSB Arts and Lectures event. (02/19/17) 2205 21
Roger reports a tree fell down and took part of a balcony with it in the 6500 block of Del Playa in Isla Vista. (02/19/17) 1756 2
Tom took a walk through the Sherpa Fire burn area and noticed the regrowth is starting. (02/19/17) 1402 4
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Lompoc Family YMCA opened its new wellness room with a ribbon cutting ceremony, which will serve as an extension of the fitness room and have free weights. (02/19/17) 561 add
Roger reports a mud slide into a home in the 2000 block of Las Canoas, 2 feet of mud in the home. (02/19/17) 3399 13
Roger reports SB Police were engaged in a pursuit with a stolen motorcycle. (02/19/17) 1585 10
Santa Barbara Airport has re-opened for commercial and general aviation use after runway flooding. (02/19/17) 1003 2
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Modelo, a great companion for all of your outdoor adventures. (02/19/17) 1084 2
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Jingo, a charming guy who will steal your heart right away. (02/19/17) 1011 2
Santa Barbara Fire Department rescued a man and his dog who were swept into the ocean near Hendry's Beach. [pic] (02/19/17) 7723 32
Santa Barbara County Main Jail visitation hours are cancelled for today due to a relocation of inmates. (02/19/17) 1010 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 18, 2017 reads comments
What rain totals are edhatters measuring at? (02/18/17) 4296 33
Roger reports an electrical fire at the 200 block of Hot Springs Road with Santa Barbara City and Montecito Fire Departments responding. (02/18/17) 1045 4
Roger reports an injury traffic accident on Highway 101 southbound south of Carrillo. (02/18/17) 1536 8
Roger reports a hit and run where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at San Pascual and Mission Street. (02/18/17) 1432 10
[Update]: Several roads are closed due to flooding and mudslides throughout Santa Barbara County. See the full list here. (02/18/17) 14420 10
[Update]: Roger and edhatters report road closures and hazards due to the recent storms. (02/18/17) 18036 16
Is it possible that my house reached soil saturation with a full water meter? (02/18/17) 1805 15
Roger reports a swift water rescue at Betteravia and Telephone Roads in Santa Maria. (02/18/17) 827 3
Roger reports a female was sexually assaulted by a male as she was running. (02/18/17) 3508 18
Several streets in Goleta and the Santa Barbara Airport have closed due to flooding. (02/18/17) 3113 add
Highway 101 is closed northbound at La Conchita due to a mud slide. (02/18/17) 5825 10
Roger reports a boat washed up on the 1100 block of Cabrillo Blvd. (02/18/17) 3200 9
Santa Barbara Sheriff's Department is investigating a Carpinteria Man for allegedly stealing exotic plants. [pics] (02/18/17) 3913 14
An evacuation warning has been issued from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff for areas burned in the Sherpa Fire. [pic] (02/18/17) 2245 add
SR-154 is closed due to multiple fallen trees from SR-246 to Cathedral Oaks. (02/18/17) 4402 3
A large eucalyptus tree fell onto a carport in the 400 block of Ellwood Beach Drive in Goleta. (02/18/17) 4359 11
Edhatters are reporting power outages in the Santa Barbara area. (02/18/17) 2530 7
There's a sink hole in the 800 block of Olive Street, steer clear! (02/18/17) 3324 6
Robert hikes to San Ysidro Falls to see the flowing water, with more on the way. (02/18/17) 2787 5
Does anyone remember a story about someone being swept away during the El Nino rains in 98? (02/18/17) 2654 28
Roger has the scanner reports.  I have been reading some Kerouac lately and he mentions riding the rails through Santa Barbara. (02/18/17) 1392 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Feb 17, 2017 reads comments
[UPDATED:] Santa Barbara Police arrested five suspects for gang related activities at Guadalajara Market (02/17/17) 7551 17
Edhat subscribers share close up [pics] of raptors (02/17/17) 2181 22
Suspect crashes into a marked Santa Maria Police Department patrol vehicle following a vehicle pursuit, leading to a stolen vehicle and felon evading arrest
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Some interesting looking fungi have been popping up in edhatter's yards. [pics] (02/17/17) 1758 5
City of Goleta releases this storm watch update with information on prepardness.  (02/17/17) 1825 1
Patti took this aerial [pic] of Lake Cachuma from West Camino Cielo. (02/17/17) 3350 7
Compassion foot patrols will provide outreach to Santa Barbara residents impacted by the Bryan Carreno shooting on February 18 and 19. (02/17/17) 2109 23
Chris shared a [pic] of a colorful Goleta sunset. (02/17/17) 1120 5

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