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What are the best "beginner" hiking trails in the Santa Barbara area?
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Santa Barbara County firefighters rescued an owl from a chimney in Solvang on Monday morning.
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Roger repots a motorcycle accident that crashed off Mountain Drive.
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Roger reports a three vehicle accident at the SR-246 and the 154 roundabout.
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Fritz Olenberger stopped by I Madonnari and shares his perspective. [pics]
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Roger reports that a pedestrian is down in the fast lane of Highway 101 Southbound, south of the Milpas onramp.
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Larry Nimmer recently celebrated his birthday and a few local celebs sang karaoke. [vid]
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EDBIT: Are you curious how many people are on the road and how many hot dogs are being eaten today? Look at the Memorial Day statistics to quelch that curiosity.
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Roger has the scanner reports.  Reckless Pizza Delivery in a red Hyundai whose license plates are registered to a Ford from Stockton. Cota at Quarantina.
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On Memorial Day, an edhatter remembers Company C Civil War veterans who are buried in a field between Hollister Avenue and the freeway. [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 05/30/16
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 30, 2016 reads comments
SBPD is on scene investigating vandalism on Victoria at Santa Barbara Street. Someone spray painted vehicles. (05/30/16) 1446 13
Bernie Sanders packed the West Lawn of Santa Barbara City College to capacity on Saturday. (05/30/16) 2112 45
An edhat subscriber snapped a [pic] of two baby deer hanging out in their front yard. (05/30/16) 1773 16
Roger reports a vehicle accident in front of SMHS with possible injuries. (05/30/16) 1000 6
Roger reports an injury traffic accident involving two vehicle on Victoria and De La Vina. (05/30/16) 738 5
[Update]: Five people were sent to the hospital after a multi-vehicle car accident on Highway 154 at San Antonio Creek that shutdown the roadway in both directions. (05/30/16) 6525 69
Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to a vegetable truck fire in Lompoc on Saturday morning. (05/30/16) 440 2
Roger N. Thomsen (March 16, 1932 - May 13, 2016) (05/30/16) 451 1
[Updated] Edhat subscribers share [pics] of the Bernie Sanders rally at Santa Barbara City College on Saturday morning. (05/30/16) 5133 45
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 05/29/16 (05/30/16) 388 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 29, 2016 reads comments
Roger reports suspicious circumstances on the 1500 Block of Laguna. RP came home to find his apartment broken into. (05/29/16) 1841 7
Patti shares her pictures from the Walk the Moon concert last night. [pics] (05/29/16) 1037 5
Gabriel Limon, wanted for escaping from his electronic monitoring system, was located in Santa Maria on Thursday. [mugs] (05/29/16) 1517 4
Study by UC Santa Barbara researchers shows immune system of Amazonian people responds in a big way to pathogens, parasites. (05/29/16) 901 7
A group of LinkedIn employees joined the Santa Barbara Humane Society for an afternoon of volunteering. [pic] (05/29/16) 1415 add
Roger reports a traffic accident with injury involving a vehicle and a moped on Calle Laureles and State. (05/29/16) 945 5
Roger reports a traffic collision with injury on Calle Laureles and Foothill. (05/29/16) 601 add
The Coast Guard reminds boaters to stay safe during Memorial Day weekend. (05/29/16) 347 add
Santa Barbara County's emPower program helps you beat the summer heat while conserving energy and creating a more comfortable and healthier home. (05/29/16) 501 add
TRAVEL: Charles took a road trip and to several lakes throughout California. (05/29/16) 1129 8
BOOK CLUB: Two local authors discuss their latest book, The Memory Diet, and share some nutritional with the edhat community. (05/29/16) 1584 16
Lauren: Craft beer is all the rage in Santa Barbara as the Public Market announces a renovated beer garden and new craft breweries sprout up around town. (05/29/16) 1804 17
Roger reports an injury traffic accident, Highway 101 southbound between La Cumbre and Las Positas. (05/29/16) 757 1
Santa Barbara Beautiful announces the Jacaranda as the tree of the month. (05/29/16) 1187 20
Roger reports a drone operator is being detained on Leadbetter Beach for flying a drone over the stage at the Bernie Sanders rally at SBCC. (05/29/16) 2361 60
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: United Blood Services is the Central and Southern California Region non-profit community blood provider. (05/29/16) 330 3
The Avoid the 12 DUI Task Force is sending DUI officers out this holiday weekend for DUI saturation patrols countywide. (05/29/16) 462 2
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Dragon, a loyal guy looking for someone to spend his golden years with. (05/29/16) 1113 5
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Kiara and SweetPea, a strong mother-daughter duo. (05/29/16) 970 7
A man is under investigation after a recently adopted dog was discovered dead. (05/29/16) 2329 68
Did anyone else see the two bright stars/planets/something lingering in the eastern sky directly over the mountains Friday night? (05/29/16) 879 10
California Transportation Foundation awarded the Ventura/Santa Barbara US 101 HOV and Bike Path the Bicycle Pedestrian Project of the Year in Sacramento. [pic] (05/29/16) 776 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 28, 2016 reads comments
[Update]: The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the identity of the Solvang shooter as the Amber Alert suspect. The 15- year-old kidnapped victim has not been found. (05/28/16) 18985 142
[Update]: A head-on traffic collision on Highway 154 occured on Wednesday involving an 18-wheeler Budweiser truck and a pickup truck driving on the wrong side of the road, according to a CHP report. (05/28/16) 6873 28
[Update]: A traffic collision involving three vehicles delayed motorists on Highway 101 northbound near El Capitan. (05/28/16) 3050 3
iMadonnari is already setting up in these Friday afternoon aerial views from John Wiley. [pics] (05/28/16) 1301 6
South Broadway (Highway 135) between Stowell Road and Cook Street in Santa Maria will be temporarily closed to traffic on Friday evening. (05/28/16) 268 add
The Montecito Fire Protection District is aware that more and more trees are showing signs of severe stress due to the continuing drought. (05/28/16) 894 12
Roger reports a theft from a jewelry store in the 1100 block of Coast Village Road. (05/28/16) 1349 15
Crews have been removing old bridge deck on the beach-side replacement of the Cabrillo Boulevard Bridge. [pic] (05/28/16) 785 2
Police have set up a perimeter in the 1200 block of Quinientos St. and are serving a warrant on a residence. (05/28/16) 1114 3
Three additional defendants have been charged in connection with the January 25, 2016, stabbing death of Marcos Pena. (05/28/16) 583 1
A 45-year-old woman was airlifted to Cottage Hospital after falling off a horse in the Upper Oso Campground area. (05/28/16) 1088 3
An edhat subscriber spotted the trucks from The Great Food Truck Race parked at Nielsen's in Solvang. [pics] (05/28/16) 972 2
MountainMan captured [vid] of new chicks hatching for their local chicken flock. (05/28/16) 924 16
Where can I find loose leaf tea at a local store? (05/28/16) 1102 27
Roger reports a vegetation fire 3000 Block of Corral De Quati Road in Los Olivos. It's currently at 1/4 acre on a hillside near vehicles. (05/28/16) 440 1
It's a three-day weekend in honor of Memorial Day and edhatters share photos of their fun plans. (05/28/16) 619 1
Roger reports an assault victim down in the 400 block of West Islay. (05/28/16) 694 1
The local Democratic establishment snubbed the more qualified candidates in favor of Supervisor Salud Carbajal. (05/28/16) 1880 38
A 19-year-old UCSB student has died after a Santa Barbara resident rescued him from a hanging attempt in the Ellwood Bluffs. (05/28/16) 3326 15
Roger reports a smoldering palm tree fire at 32 East Haley, possible arson. (05/28/16) 601 16
Roger reports the Fire Department is responding to a structure fire at 3851 Telephone Road in Santa Maria. (05/28/16) 301 2
I heard there will be road closures on Saturday for Bernie at SBCC, does anyone have information on what streets and when? (05/28/16) 1718 32
The additional turn lane onto southbound 101 at Storke Road is now open and the City of Goleta reminds motorists of bike lane improvements. (05/28/16) 675 10
Roger has the scanner reports.  Report of a transient with bolt cutters and no teeth in the 100 Block of State Street. (05/28/16) 1055 6
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (05/28/16) 197 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 27, 2016 reads comments
An edhat subscriber reports a fire on the bridge over Old Mill Road and Calle Real. [pics] (05/27/16) 1459 7
Three additional juveniles were arrested in Santa Maria today for the murder of Marcos Ramos. (05/27/16) 949 1
Sheriff's detectives located and arrested multiple wanted felons in Lompoc on Wednesday. [mugs] (05/27/16) 4195 7
The Food Network will be filming an episode of The Great Food Truck Race in Solvang from Thursday through Saturday. (05/27/16) 4728 6
One of the oil platforms has an orange glow visible at night that looks like flame. Is there anything going on? (05/27/16) 1937 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) 644 1
Microbial geneticist David Low will lead a project conducting groundbreaking research in global health and development. (05/27/16) 392 5
Katrina Sue Cummings (September 1962 - May 1, 2016) (05/27/16) 2011 2
Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol are reminding motorists to drive safely this Memorial Day weekend. (05/27/16) 431 4
A subscriber is asking for the public's help in providing information about a missing Santa Barbara man. [pic] (05/27/16) 8313 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) 257 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) 1618 9
Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be hosting rallies along the Central Coast this week. (05/26/16) 3644 62
Some views of Cottage "industry" and an opposite vista from John Wiley. [pics] (05/26/16) 1905 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) 3421 20
Roger reports Sheriff's Deputies were pursuing a suspect in a vehicle when they almost collided. (05/26/16) 2091 16
Many people know the caves at Gaviota. But our Sunday Sierra Club hike went where few usually go! (05/26/16) 2063 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) 757 11
UCSB paleobiologist Susannah Porter found evidence of predation in ancient microbial ecosystems dating back more than 740 million years. (05/26/16) 640 4
The SB Airport will again place wreaths at the two distinctive World War II Memorials located at the Airport. (05/26/16) 568 4
Roger reports an illegal burn in the parking garage at 617 Garden Street. (05/26/16) 1210 14
A resurfacing project on State Routes 1 and 246 will begin on Friday, June 3 in the following locations. (05/26/16) 442 2
Magdalena Thornbury (July 22, 1924 - May 17th 2016) (05/26/16) 481 add
A subscriber is looking for old style traverse rod draperies. Does anyone know of a source at a reasonable price? (05/26/16) 839 4
Roger has the scanner reports.  There was this man there, I'll call Jim because that was his name. (05/26/16) 1178 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) 269 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) 1148 3
A once acre vegetation fire sparked near North Glen Annie in Goleta on Tuesday evening. (05/25/16) 3232 10
Roger reports a vehicle struck a person in a wheelchair incident on West Canon Perdido. (05/25/16) 1167 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) 610 3
Want to see how much the Condor chick has grown? Watch the live cam! [vid] (05/25/16) 1304 8
The County of Santa Barbara Public Works reminds the community to properly dispose of fluorescent lamps. (05/25/16) 995 3
UCSB Sustainability's The Green Initiative Fund supports campus environmental projects. (05/25/16) 482 1
Construction of Jalama Road Bridge rehabilitation at Highway 1 in the Lompoc area is scheduled to begin May 31, 2016. (05/25/16) 515 add
An edhat subscriber shares the view of Santa Barbara from Gibraltar Road. [pic] (05/25/16) 1648 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) 545 add
During an event at the Cuyama Buckhorn restaurant, Sheriff's detectives arrested four people for narcotics and weapons violations. [mugs] (05/25/16) 2606 14
I am looking for a hand/wrist surgeon and wondering if any readers have recommendations? (05/25/16) 1900 45
If you know anything about the yard in these pics where adults play with fire, John Wiley is curious. [pics] (05/25/16) 3221 10
A subscriber snapped [pics] of a traffic accident that took place on the Fairview offramp on Monday. (05/25/16) 2431 18
Subscribers share [vid] and pictures of snakes in their backyards. (05/25/16) 3263 22

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