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The Lompoc Valley Medical Center welcomes new board member.
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Roger reports a gas odor outside Mission and State street. The responding fire department found an engine compartment fire in a limo.
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CHP asks for a DUI and fatality free holiday season.
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As recent dog owners and keen trail runners we would appreciate the wisdom and experience of fellow Edhatters on ways to combat ticks.
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A subscriber shares [pics] of the Holiday Village dating from the 1930s displayed at Casa Dorinda.
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TRAVEL: A subscriber shares a [pic] of a Cape Cod sunset.
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Roger has the scanner reports. Bicycle thieves in Solvang Park
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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 12/19/14
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 19, 2014 reads comments
The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement during the past several days. (12/19/14) 905 add
A new 700-gallon tank will mean more room to swim for some central coast sharks at Cabrillo high school. (12/19/14) 780 8
Three young males are in custody in connection with a stabbing that occurred in Old Town Goleta on November 21, 2014. [mugs] (12/19/14) 1694 10
Roger reports auto burglaries in the 6700 Block of Sabo Tarde in IV. Committed in the past few moments suspects per witness report.. (12/19/14) 494 6
Roger reports a bicycle theft in progress Solvang Park reporting party and thief involved in a physical fight 3 vehicles involved in the thefts..5PM (12/19/14) 831 6
In the midst of this holiday season the Santa Barbara Area CHP would like to thank those who donated toys as part of the annual CHiPs for Kids toy drive. [pic] (12/19/14) 394 add
A subscriber wants to alert the community of a group of people going door-to-door claiming they are not selling anything but that they are from IGS energy. (12/19/14) 1009 3
A Santa Barbara High School student was honored with the 2015 Award for Aspirations in Computing. [pic] (12/19/14) 724 2
A subscriber marveled at the green transformation as she drove down Country road in the Santa Ynez Valley. [pic] (12/19/14) 893 5
The Independent: The City Council gave Tesla Motors the green light to open a new car dealership on Hitchcock Way. (12/19/14) 1376 36
The Transportation Division reminds citizens that regular daytime street sweeping will be cancelled on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and January 1, 2015. (12/19/14) 174 add
Santa Barbara County has launched a new website that makes information easier to find and is easier to view on a tablet or smartphone. (12/19/14) 704 1
A rollover that happened early Thursday morning closed down the eastbound lane of Highway 217 near UC Santa Barbara, reports KEYT. (12/19/14) 1112 6
Antonia Leyva Rodriguez (July 12, 1929 - December 1, 2014) (12/19/14) 335 add
UCSB political scientist analyzes state power through the lens of recent developments in East Asia (12/19/14) 334 add
A subscriber shares [pics] of local artist Rich Untermann and friend working on their weekly tradition of painting a new location weekly in Santa Barbara. (12/19/14) 1270 11
Construction crews are almost finished with the new Santa Maria police station on Bettaravia Road in Santa Maria. (12/19/14) 382 add
TRAVEL: Aquaholic shares a picture taken from the beach of Poverty Bay, Puget Sound. (12/19/14) 905 2
A boat in the drain, black tide, and a mountain pool then and now from John Wiley. [pics] (12/19/14) 1585 1
Today the CHP is dropping off the collected toys from the 2014 "Chips for Kids" Toy Drive. Last year, the Chips for Kids Toy Drive collected and distributed thousands of toys to children and families in need. (12/19/14) 208 add
A subscriber shares a [pic] of the misty Gaviota sunrise. (12/19/14) 748 2
Elbert Donald Barnes M.D. (March 22, 1925 - November 26, 2014) (12/19/14) 324 add
The Santa Barbara Police Department receives grant for special traffic enforcement and crash prevention. (12/19/14) 469 4
UCSB researchers are participating in a multicampus UC collaboration to study how plants and animals respond to climate change. (12/19/14) 529 1
A subscriber shares a [pic] of the green in Los Alamos. (12/19/14) 852 1
Our 5-year-old is ready to play t-ball should we sign him up for Goleta Valley South Little League or SB Pony League? (12/19/14) 1147 17
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (12/19/14) 361 4
Roger reports a hot prowl burglary of a residence and vehicle occurred at 6:17am. The call came from the 300 Block of West Victoria. (12/19/14) 725 1
Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 12/18/14 (12/19/14) 328 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 18, 2014 reads comments
Does anyone know of a store on State Street that would let a non-profit gift wrap outside their store? (12/18/14) 878 5
Does anyone know if there are houses with Christmas lights synchronized to music? (12/18/14) 1062 12
An old fashioned popcorn grinder was a hit at the farmers market, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (12/18/14) 1643 2
After a violent storm a week ago, three boats were dead in the water until a Marborg Industries crew remove them, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (12/18/14) 1549 5
Two new free channels showed up Wednesday on John Wiley's TV broadcast TV setup. (12/18/14) 1470 10
The Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting DUI Checkpoints in the City of Santa Barbara on Thursday and Friday evenings. (12/18/14) 1013 4
During the recent Santa Barbara Jazz Society annual holiday party a new Board of Directors was elected by the SBJS membership. [pics] (12/18/14) 777 1
A subscriber saw a patch of blue through the clouds during an overcast hike on Tunnel trail. [pic] (12/18/14) 932 2
Roger reports laundry room burglaries in the 200 Block of Ladera Street and 200 Block of Sycamore Lane. Be Aware. (12/18/14) 752 add
An airman was found dead in his dormitory resident at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sunday, reports KSBY. (12/18/14) 1317 1
With the striking storm clouds marching along the foothills of Santa Barbara, Marco captured another time lapse [vid]. (12/18/14) 1205 9
J.T. Stone has been selected as the head football coach for Santa Barbara High School. (12/18/14) 1235 6
TRAVEL: Steve shares photos of real winter from Lake Almanor in the Sierra Nevada mountains. (12/18/14) 1275 7
A 60-year-old Solvang man is accused of threatening PG and E crews at Nojoqui Falls County Park during the recent storm, reports KEYT. (12/18/14) 1675 13
The Santa Barbara Unified School District announces a renovated auditorium at La Cumbre and a student mentioned in a Johns Hopkins Article. (12/18/14) 693 4
Can you identify these types of lizards? (12/18/14) 1592 20
Dr. Julio Diaz, aka the "Candyman" who was charged with over-prescribing pain pills that led to patient deaths, will head to trial in May and could receive 1,500 years in prison. (12/18/14) 1188 28
The City of Goleta has hired Genie Wilson as their new Director of Finance. (12/18/14) 542 4
A subscriber has a question about how to report a minor traffic accident. (12/18/14) 911 11
Fritz Olenberger shared his [pics] of the Santa Barbara Festival Ballet's 40th annual Nutcracker at the Arlington Theater last weekend. (12/18/14) 842 2
Is anyone else experiencing a Cox Communications internet outage? (12/18/14) 1044 13
Roger has the scanner reports. Leaf blower 400 Block of Allen Road. (12/18/14) 1387 4
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (12/18/14) 297 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 17, 2014 reads comments
An unusual creature and piles of debris are among the leftovers from the latest storm to come through SB, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (12/17/14) 3755 39
The Carpinteria City Council meeting drew a standing room only crowd to discuss the possible resurrection of a skate park. [pic] (12/17/14) 1621 19
Most City administrative offices will be closed for the holidays from Wednesday, December 24, 2014 through Friday, January 2, 2015. (12/17/14) 739 10
After the storm Refugio Beach is no longer sandy but has rocks of all sizes and mounds of kelp many feet deep. [pics] (12/17/14) 3138 22
Los Padres National Forest officials announced the Supervisor's Office was severely damaged in the storm that hit Goleta last Friday. (12/17/14) 1629 8
A subscriber released 2 new butterfly hatchlings and they agreed to pose for me on the Christmas maple before flying off into the sunshine. [pic] (12/17/14) 1395 9
A weak storm system over the Channel Islands Tuesday morning will continue to generate scattered showers mainly across Los Angeles County through the afternoon. [pics] (12/17/14) 1017 2
Frank captured a time lapse [vid] from the past week in Santa Barbara. (12/17/14) 1357 9
As he nears retirement, UCSB Vice Chancellor Michael Young reflects on his career. (12/17/14) 957 6
Ron captured [pics] of a cockatoo taking a stroll at the Santa Barbara Zoo. (12/17/14) 1666 11
I need suggestions to help me verify the legitimacy of a local non-profit organization. Where should I start? (12/17/14) 1620 25
Billionaire developer Rick Caruso has issued a statement regarding the Miramar Hotel project in Montecito. (12/17/14) 3904 88
Named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, UCSB's Shuji Nakamura is honored for his outstanding contributions to innovation. (12/17/14) 357 add
Los Padres National Forest officials announced plans to launch a series of prescribed burn projects over the next several months to eliminate piled brush. (12/17/14) 369 add
A subscriber shares a [pic] of Sunday evening at Shoreline Park. (12/17/14) 1138 9
Warming Centers are open on Tuesday and Wednesday from Santa Maria to Carpinteria.  (12/17/14) 408 1
The Caltrans Safety Project on Highway 101 from Santa Barbara to Goleta continues with intermittent overnight lane/ramp closures.  (12/17/14) 432 1
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (12/17/14) 336 add
Traffic accident on Hwy 101 southbound at or in the Gaviota Tunnel, injuries are unknown. (12/17/14) 1094 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 16, 2014 reads comments
A boat buried east of Stearns Wharf since last week, is up to the steering wheel in sand as the next storm moves in, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (12/16/14) 2326 5
An tractor-trailor struck a 40-year-old man in an agricultural field in Lompoc on Monday afternoon. (12/16/14) 867 8
Wells Fargo Bank has opened on Milpas St. in what's called an "underserved" area for financial institutions, reports John Palminteri. [pics] (12/16/14) 1259 18
Roger reports a Code 417: brandishing knives during an assault. A female was kicked in the face in the 1300 block of Cacique, SBPD is responding. (12/16/14) 1142 8
Injury traffic accident near 318 North Milpas, Fire Dept and medics are responding. (12/16/14) 650 3
Roger reports an armed robbery with a knife occurred near Cottage Hospital. (12/16/14) 2529 27
After finding a beer board in the bushes a subscriber was wondering if any local bars or restaurants are missing a framed chalkboard. [pic] (12/16/14) 3007 21
The following roads are closed indefinitely due to recent storm debris cleanup Pacific Coast Highway and Potrero Rd. (12/16/14) 1037 1
Firefighter from station 5 witnessed non injury 20002 Hit and Run involving 3 vehicles 2500 Block of Modoc suspect... (12/16/14) 1007 5
A subscriber shares a [pic] of a local business decorating for the holiday season. Update with more photos. (12/16/14) 1323 5
A subscriber reports flooding in the Funk Zone. It appears to be another pipe burst on Gray Ave closest to the train tracks. [pics] (12/16/14) 1343 3
Cal OES is encouraging all Californians to act on the following tips in preparation for the coming storms. (12/16/14) 947 2
A subscriber wonders if it is time for a new flag at the San Roque post office. [pic] (12/16/14) 1064 30
Once home to Raytheon the industrial building at 5756 Thornwood Dr in Goleta has been purchased by a local investor. [pic] (12/16/14) 2135 7
Blake shares [pics] of the Santa Barbara surf over the weekend. (12/16/14) 1972 7
Local philanthropist Leni Fe Bland passed away on Sunday at the age of 99.  (12/16/14) 1604 11
Injury Traffic Accident- two elderly female pedestrians were hit by a vehicle at Turnpike and Hollister. (12/16/14) 1452 9
The Restaurant Guy says that Cafe del Sol might reopen in January. (12/16/14) 1944 8
A new paper by UCSB's Thomas Scheff provides a first step in arriving at accepted definitions of basic emotions. (12/16/14) 649 add
The County Public Works Department is offering landfill and transfer station tours. [pic] (12/16/14) 760 5
The northbound on-ramp of U.S. Highway 101 at Fairview Avenue is expected to re-open on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 10 pm, weather permitting. (12/16/14) 746 6
Sounds of children’s laughter and the pitter patter of tiny feet filled the air on Thursday during The Samarkand’s “Cookies and Story Time with Roger Bradfield.” [pics] (12/16/14) 692 2
Edhat subscribers share [pics] of holiday lights in the harbor on Sunday evening. (12/16/14) 1158 2
This past Saturday the Sierra Club hosted two events! A Gibraltar Rock hike and a holiday Sierra Club potluck dinner party. (12/16/14) 772 4
Roger has the scanner reports. Subject refusing to leave 400 Block of West Victoria. (12/16/14) 1069 7
Use this thread to share any info about today's commute. Slow? Fast? Accidents? Cool links you use to navigate the morning drive? (12/16/14) 304 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 15, 2014 reads comments
While at the Santa Barbara Harbor a subscriber saw this Christmas Ship. [pics] (12/15/14) 2314 1
A subscriber got [pics] of the fireworks on Cabrillo Boulevard. (12/15/14) 1995 17
Friday night The Trust for Historic Preservation presented Una Noche de Las Posadas. [pics] (12/15/14) 1115 1
Are bicyclists allowed to ride in the middle of a full lane or must they stay to the right? (12/15/14) 3422 73

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