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Check out this [pic] of last nights sunset over Carpinteria
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Roger reports dishes being thrown on the first block of Ocean View.
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The police are dealing with a combative female on the 2500 Block of Modoc
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Yesterday's sunset was pretty special... and Dave was there to snap the [pic].
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Roger reports a possible injury accident on Highway 101 North Bound at the Mission off ramp with the vehicle possibly on fire.
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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is pleased to officially welcome nine new Sheriff's deputies who graduated from the Allan Hancock Law Enforcement College Academy. [pics]
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Roger reports a vehicle fire at USA Gasoline at 340 West Carrillo.
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Nora captured this cool [pic] of the moon peeking out in the late afternoon.
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An edhat subscriber noticed a California Highway Patrol officer observing a mountain sheep on the side of Highway 154. What was up with that?
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[UPDATED:] An arrest has been made in connection with the hit and run accident on that occurred Friday morning on Cabrillo Blvd.
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Santa Barbara Police arrested a man after he barricaded himself inside a home on La Cumbre Road Thursday morning.
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Los Padres National Forest announced the Soberanes Fire closure order has been reduced while the Rey, Sherpa, and Pine fire orders have been lifted.
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The 2016 Ocean Health Index produced by UCSB's NCEAS and the nonprofit Conservation International shows no major declines — and few real improvements.
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A subscriber reports a hit and run accident that injured a disabled woman in Carpinteria on Sunday.
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The Santa Barbara County Fire Department offers Christmas Tree Fire safety suggestions. 
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A subscriber reports a helicopter crew is replacing power poles on Old San Marcos Road. [pics]
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A subscriber wonders if Santa Barbara would ever adopt free public transportation like Paris has.
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Santa Barbara County announces the certification of election results for contests on the November 8, 2016 Presidential General Election ballot.
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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 12/08/16
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 08, 2016 reads comments
Any ideas on what's causing the loud booms over Lizard's Mouth? (12/08/16) 106 add
A subscriber reports an arrest taking place behind Orchard in Goleta. [pic] (12/08/16) 3080 22
A subscriber reports short-term rentals will continue as the County Board of Supervisors ask for more information before deciding on stricter regulations. (12/08/16) 1263 35
Roger reports Santa Barbara Police are searching for a possible robbery suspect on the Eastside. (12/08/16) 1125 4
On Saturday, the Old Town Community Association will host the first Old Town Goleta Christmas Parade on Hollister Avenue. [pic] (12/08/16) 1299 6
The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting DUI checkpoints in the City of Santa Barbara on Friday evening. (12/08/16) 968 8
Congresswoman Lois Capps reflected on her time in office and thanked her constituents on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. (12/08/16) 1072 24
Fredrick Russell (December 26, 1927 - November 29, 2016) (12/08/16) 298 add
Robert Bernstein had perfect weather for his Mission Ridge Sierra Club hike this Saturday, and after the hike was the annual Sierra Club Holiday Party. (12/08/16) 758 add
The Santa Barbara City Council adopted a regulation to ban lawn watering, which will take effect January 1, 2017. (12/08/16) 2370 43
[UPDATED:] The man who died in an ultralight aircraft accident in Goleta Tuesday morning has been identified as Matthew Erwin Wilson of Santa Barbara. (12/08/16) 15061 30
The sky over the beautiful Plaza Rubio sure was impressive this morning when looking from the Santa Barbara Mission. [pic] (12/08/16) 960 add
Richard Freeman (December 20, 1918-November 29, 2016) (12/08/16) 423 add
To use towels to reduce paper-use, or paper towels to reduce washing? An edhat subscriber is asking for advice. (12/08/16) 1319 31
Does Santa Barbara or Goleta award local houses for their holiday light displays? (12/08/16) 620 7
Roger has the scanner reports.  Sometimes I wonder how Police Officers keep a straight face. (12/08/16) 1653 7
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 12/07/16 (12/08/16) 355 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 07, 2016 reads comments
The victim of a hit and run that occurred Friday morning on Cabrillo Boulevard has been identified as SBCC student Drew Daly. (12/07/16) 3833 18
Charles shares this otherworldly [pic] of his walk in the clouds. (12/07/16) 1326 2
City of Santa Barbara issued inspection warrants on 164 residential and motel units owned by Dario Pini. (12/07/16) 5988 54
The Santa Barbara Post Office at 1221 State Street will be renamed to memorialize Central Coast Navy Seal, Master Chief Langlais. (12/07/16) 1475 21
Does anyone know what the construction dates are for replacing a water main on Castillo Street? (12/07/16) 505 8
Is there any organization that offers a helping tree where you can pick out a family/person and buy them what they are asking for? (12/07/16) 1239 24
After serving as Santa Barbara County's Public Health Director for six years, Dr. Takashi Wada is joining CenCal Health. (12/07/16) 1085 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 06, 2016 reads comments
[UPDATED:] The Montecito Fire Protection District responded to a chemical spill Monday morning at the Four Seasons Biltmore hotel. (12/06/16) 2104 10
The Santa Barbara California Highway Patrol invites you to support the annual 'CHiPs for Kids' toy drive. (12/06/16) 467 add
Dave shares his tale of being inside a whale jail at the Natural History Museum. [pic] (12/06/16) 1175 1
KEYT: The 29th Unity Shoppe Toy Run brings out hundreds of motorcycles and scooters, carrying toys for needy kids. (12/06/16) 879 13
A memorial fund has been set up in honor of the paraglider that died on Thanksgiving Day near La Cumbre Peak. (12/06/16) 1922 9
Illuminated boats will be decorated to the "Wild West Holiday" theme this Sunday for the Santa Barbara Parade of Lights. (12/06/16) 1533 13
Roger reports an injury traffic accident that occurred at the 600 block of North La Cumbre Road. (12/06/16) 847 add
A Santa Maria youth basketball coach was arrested and charged with five counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor. (12/06/16) 2223 8
Fritz Olenberger shared [pics] from Friday night's Holiday Parade on State Street. (12/06/16) 1367 4
[UPDATED:] A body was found from an overnight fire on Highway 101 just north of the Salinas freeway ramp. (12/06/16) 5592 14
Patti noticed some interesting war games taking place at Cachuma Lake. [pics] (12/06/16) 2212 12
Janet shared a [pic] of her day at Goleta Beach. (12/06/16) 1187 2
Caltrans will hold an open forum and public hearing on the Draft Revised Environmental Impact for the South Coast 101 HOV Lanes Project. (12/06/16) 587 4
Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson will be sworn in for her second four-year term in the California State Senate. (12/06/16) 744 27
Is there going to be a 'sister' inauguration day women's march in SB on Jan. 21st? (12/06/16) 1272 36
Harley posts his Santa Barbara Holiday Light Tour for an amazing tour of the wonderful festive lights in the area. (12/06/16) 1548 5
Roger reports a structure fire in the 700 block of Olive Ave in Carpinteria. (12/06/16) 1030 7
A subscriber shares an aerial [pic] above the Goleta Beach Park bridge. (12/06/16) 1019 1
Roger has the scanner reports.  I wish I was a mad scientist. I could turn them into salt and pepper shakers and keep them on the table.  (12/06/16) 1171 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 05, 2016 reads comments
Max caught this visitor who flew into the Santa Barbara airport on a United States of America airplane. [pic] (12/05/16) 5030 29
Why is the parking lot at Hendry's Beach partially closed? (12/05/16) 2070 12
Can you guess what kind of spider this is? [pic] (12/05/16) 1721 5
Shannon Clark Batchev was appointed as executive administrator for the non-profit Coastal Housing Coalition. [pic] (12/05/16) 843 2
Cal-SOAP honored Bob Keatinge for his 32 years of commitment to the Santa Barbara Cal-SOAP Consortium (12/05/16) 568 add
Dignity Health is pleased to announce the launch of Augmedix, powered by Google Glass, at Pacific Central Coast Health Centers. [pics] (12/05/16) 2308 16
The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District has renamed its public meeting room the John G. Britton Auditorium. [pic] (12/05/16) 641 2
SBCC Students made a case for a Year Without War at the United Nations Peace Summit. (12/05/16) 587 10
Astronomy: Charles snapped a [pic] of the moon, Venus, and Mars over Santa Barbara as seen from the Vedanta Temple. (12/05/16) 1469 10
A subscriber spotted a few unique birds in the local area. [pics] (12/05/16) 1465 10
Why doesn't the Unity Shoppe motorcycle run go through Goleta this year? (12/05/16) 1068 16
Robert shares notes from Jerry Robert's Humanist Society lecture reflecting on the recent election. (12/05/16) 1117 22
Do edhatters know if it's legal to have children sitting at the bar where alcohol is served? (12/05/16) 2688 22
McKinley students stepped back in time by creating a living museum to teach the rest of the school about what life was life for early humans. [pics] (12/05/16) 664 3
Roger reports a small brush fire at Vial Real and Nidever in Carpinteria. (12/05/16) 824 7
A $50,000 grant has launched a new Senior Big Brother Big Sisters campaign at the Family Service Agency. [pic] (12/05/16) 612 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 04, 2016 reads comments
Roger reports the Fire Department responded to a potential structure fire at 700 Picacho Lane. (12/04/16) 1736 8
The Folk and Tribal Marketplace at the Natural History Museum gives locals an opportunity to explore art from far away lands. (12/04/16) 1246 6
Celebrity chef Cat Cora is selling her ranch home on the Mesa for over $1.2 million. (12/04/16) 5226 25
COUNT: Did you attend the holiday parade? The number of Santa Hats has been tallied and one subscriber won a fun prize! (12/04/16) 1658 5
Roger reports an assault in the 400 Block of Loma Alta. (12/04/16) 1040 12
POWDRELL: David shares the story of the evolution of the longboard and some of his artistic surfing photographs. (12/04/16) 2014 6
Way Back When: 100 years ago mobile movie cameras cruised our streets, Lockheeds started building planes, the idea for a bird refuge on the east end of our city took flight, and we had a snowy end to 1916. (12/04/16) 1854 8
Roger reports a traffic accident with an injured motorcyclist at De La Vina and De La Guerra Streets. (12/04/16) 739 2
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: The Santa Barbara Foundation's mission is to build philanthropy, strengthen the nonprofit sector, and address important community needs. (12/04/16) 452 add
ASAP Cats is offering special reduced adoption fees for the holidays from December 15 through 24. [pic] (12/04/16) 763 9
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet LuLu, a cat who would love to nap in your home. (12/04/16) 922 3
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Jasper, a young Bichon-mix who is ready to be your companion. (12/04/16) 1265 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 03, 2016 reads comments
Are there places in the local Santa Barbara area that one can take a follow-up hunter education course? (12/03/16) 1288 29
George reports a traffic collision that occurred Friday afternoon off Hollister Avenue and Highway 217. (12/03/16) 1070 7
Roger reports a 2006 black Yamaha motorcycle was stolen. (12/03/16) 1124 4
How can we address this leaking pipe on Hot Springs trail? (12/03/16) 1921 19
Check out this week's update on the Goleta Beach Bridge Project with [pics]. (12/03/16) 1012 1
The Santa Maria Police Department issued a false press release in February to save the lives of two men from a rival gang. (12/03/16) 3891 27
Mark shares an aerial [pic] of the Barnsdall/Rio Grande service station in Goleta. (12/03/16) 1640 15
[UPDATED:] A major police investigation on Cabrillo and Castillo Streets took place after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early Friday morning. (12/03/16) 4507 20
Does anyone know why AM 990 is off air during the evening? (12/03/16) 1520 15
Roger has the scanner reports.  I hate falling down. Not the movie, the action. I love the movie, Falling Down.  (12/03/16) 1332 13

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 02, 2016 reads comments
A subscriber reports a power outage near Las Positas and State Street. Anyone else without power? (12/02/16) 1056 8
An edhatter reports a traffic accident on the 101 South near Patterson involving a vehicle and a motorcycle. (12/02/16) 1877 14
Ventura-based clothing retailer Patagonia, who promised to donate 100 percent of its Black Friday sales directly to grassroots environmental nonprofits, reached a record-breaking $10 million in sales. (12/02/16) 1912 15
Max got to visit the west end of Santa Cruz Island and shared this cool [pic]. (12/02/16) 1946 7
Has anyone used Ecowater Systems for water softening? (12/02/16) 841 12
Roger reports an attempted kidnapping where a female tried to steal a child at social services at 234 Camino Del Remedio. (12/02/16) 1975 10
A UCSB scholar's collaborative project on a 'Melrose Place' is getting a new moment in the sun. (12/02/16) 658 3
When is Shake Shack opening in Santa Barbara? (12/02/16) 3299 37
Roger reports a structure fire at 4090 Via Real in Carpinteria with Santa Barbara County and Montecito Fire responding. (12/02/16) 705 3
This edhat subscriber woke up to see a beautiful sky displaying the first sunrise of December. [pic] (12/02/16) 878 4

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