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Daily Edhat - 10/17/12
updated: Oct 17, 2012, 6:00 AM

ARCHIVED NEWSLETTER – 10/17/12
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Today's Weather - Wednesday: Clear. High of 90F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night: Clear. Low of 63F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the South after midnight.

Do You Sudoku? - You can now play the Daily Sudoku on Edhat. How fast can you fill in the blanks?


October 17, 2012 - Spooky Spider

The creepy crawlies are making their presence known as Halloween approaches. This spooky spider poses for a photo, reminding us to watch out for their webs.

In the news: A brush fire breaks out near Gaviota on Highway 101, Santa Barbara Search and Rescue found a missing woman with dementia, and Roger Dodger is poetically praised. Read these stories and more, below.

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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 10/16/12

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A subscriber reports that the Amtrak train northbound to Goleta has hit a person on the tracks around 3pm Tuesday.

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A reader spied an air ambulance passing overhead.[pic]

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There is a reported brush fire on both sides of Highway 101 northbound, 2 miles South of Mariposa Reina.

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What's going on at the Cliff House Apartments in the 1000 block of Cliff Drive? I just drove by at 4:13 p.m. and there are at least 6 PD cruisers plus 1 unmarked.

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Convicted Santa Barbara scam artist Harriet Ann Lions, a former local school teacher who served 5 years in jail, has completed another scam in Banning, CA.

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Anyone remember the name of an upholstery store located on Anacapa St. 15 years ago?

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A subscriber noticed a black liquid spewing into the water on Butterfly Beach. What is it?

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Refugio Road is closed and the County of Santa Barbara is unable to provide an explanation. Anyone know what's up?

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Bishop Ranch ends plans to develop property in Goleta. Owners of 240-acre open space inform city that they've terminated a development agreement and are withdrawing all applications.

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Does anyone have a solution to getting a skunk out from under my shed? I've been told it would cost $500-600 dollars.

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When was the last time that you said thank you for all the free news Rodger Dodger brings you?

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A subscriber encourages citizens to support the effort to save the Las Positas Public Tennis Courts.

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A subscriber shares their point of view on the cost of Santa Barbara Search and Rescue efforts.

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Rollover Traffic Accident on the 101 Northbound at the Arrellega on ramp. Full Fire is in response.

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Police activity, unknown location, but sounds like someone is in custody and they are searching a home.

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Taxi Cab on fire. Highway 101, Northbound south of the 154. Fire department is responding.

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Injury Traffic Accident. Anacapa at Yanonali. Moped down, rider down in the street.

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A subscriber sends in photos of the recent cruise ship with Santa Barbara in the background. [pics]

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A subscriber submitted up close photos from the recent Trout Club Fire. [pics]

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Does anyone have any idea what the blown in insulation in my attic might be made of? My house was built in 1949.

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A subscriber is greeted by a new spider that has just moved in. [pic]

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Anyone know the details on a possible vehicle crash that happened on the Mesa this morning around 1:35 am?

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I'm looking for someone to remove my popcorn ceiling. Any referrals?

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I noticed a bulldozer and another heavy-equipment truck doing some sand work immediately east of the Wharf. Does anyone know the purpose of this work?

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Injury Traffic Accident on the Glen Annie overpass near Highway 101. A vehicle vs bicyclist. Fire, medics, and SBSO are on scene.

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Santa Barbara Search and Rescue safely rescued a 61 year old woman with dementia after she walked away from her caregiver and went missing late Monday afternoon.

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Was there any news about the biker down at Walnut and Hollister around 5pm on Monday, 10/15? I don't see any news on edhat or KEYT.

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The Santa Barbara Police Department is recruiting Police Explorers, looking for ambitious young men and women, ages 14 to 20.

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The Carpinteria man, Jeffrey Parish, who fled to Guatemala after sexually abusing a four year old girl was sentenced to 10 years and eight months in state prison -- the maximum sentence.

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A subscriber attended the Spirituals to Funk concert at the Lobero Theater. [pics]

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Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that a Santa Maria jury convicted Moses Gutierrez of Murder in the 2nd Degree.

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A guide dog raised in Santa Barbara helped her blind owner escape from the World Trade Center on 9/11.

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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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---- Events Today ------------------------------------

Fixing the Global Economy - On Wednesday, October 17, 2012, The Center for Global Dialogue presents a public forum, "Fixing the Global Economy: Austerity, Stimulus, or What?" The free event will feature two speakers, Benjamin J. Cohen, the Louis G. Lancaster Professor of International Political Economy at University of California, Santa Barbara and Peter Naylor, Professor of Economics and Finance at Santa Barbara City College.

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---- Upcoming Events ------------------------------------

Rummage For Your Life Sale - Looking for the best Rummage Sale before the end... of the year??? Come support The Mission City Brawlin' Betties Roller Derby Team while you shop! (Saturday, October 20, 2012)

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Crime and Punishment - The show runs October 4 to 21, 2012 at the Ensemble Theater. Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 8pm and Sundays at 2 and 7pm. Get your tickets now! (Sunday, October 21, 2012)

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FREE TICKETS

Genesis West Presents: Endgame! - Opening Night is October 12th! The show runs until October 27th on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm. Located in McDermott-Crockett and Associates Mortuary on 2020 Chapala Street. (Saturday, October 27, 2012)

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WALK NOW FOR AUTISM SPEAKS SANTA BARBARA - Walk Now for Autism Speaks Santa Barbara is a fun-filled, family-friendly event that raises awareness of and support for autism spectrum disorders. It is our single most powerful force in raising funds to support research into the causes of autism, as well as for prevention, treatment, and to provide advocacy for individuals with autism and their families. (Saturday, October 27, 2012)

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FREE TICKETS

Incredible Santa Barbara Sweepstakes - Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra's exciting Raffle Extravaganza with FABULOUS prizes! Win a trip to Maui, New York, or the ULTIMATE Santa Barbara experience. (Friday, November 23, 2012)

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Unique Tan
updated: 10/16/12 9:32 am

Channel Island Helicopters
updated: 10/15/12 10:30 am

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