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Sunday Edhat - 01/12/14
updated: Jan 12, 2014, 6:00 AM

ARCHIVED NEWSLETTER – 01/12/14
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Today's Weather - Sunny. Highs around 70. Below passes and canyons...areas of north winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph in the morning.

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


January 12, 2014 - History Mystery

The Montecito Historical Archives shared a photo of Alice Westwick teaching a class of students in what most think is the early 1900's. The question is, which school do edhatters think she was teaching in and approximately what year? The edhat detectives have been on the case, and as of Saturday evening this is what our subscribers discovered. Apparently there are interesting maps and photos hanging in the background, one subscriber found that the 1912 city directory listed Alice E Westwick as the principal of the Montecito School on San Ysidro Road. With that tip another commenter found that an Alice Eliza Westwick Cook is buried in Santa Barbara cemetery, born 1889 and died on February 23, 1918. With the burial tip, another commenter discovered that she bore two children and died shortly after the birth of her second child. Great job edhat history detectives! The Dedicated Staff is continually amazed by how quick and efficient everyone is when a subscriber asks a question. We look forward to learning more about our historical teacher Alice Westwick.

Our Dog of the Week is Zoe, a thirteen-years-young black lab. Our Cat of the Week is Ivy, a relaxing lounge kitty. Our Non-Profit of the Week is the Isla Vista Youth Projects who create several educational, recreational and social programs for children and families regardless of income. David Powdrell watches locals hang out in the rare Carpinteria snow, Fred shows his softer side with a heart-warming poem, Ed is curious which word you think is the worst, and Brian created a video proving that humans aren't the only ones who can shred the waves.

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Mission & State: When should police shoot and who holds them accountable when they do?

Created In SB: Watch a Remote Control Surfer shred some waves at Leadbetter Beach in this vintage video.

EDBIT: New words have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary and Ed is curious which one you think is the worst from 2013.

HISTORY: The Montecito Historical Archives is looking for information about a history mystery from the sleuths of edhat.

Fired Up!: Fred shares a bit of his softer side with one of his favorite poems.

POWDRELL: It snowed in Carpinteria last weekend and David was there to document it all!

NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Isla Vista Youth Projects strengthens the community through diverse educational, recreational and social programs for children and families regardless of income.

DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Zoe, thirteen years young and still causing a ruckus!

CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Ivy, who knows the ways to relaxation!

Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 01/11/14

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Do you think these caves near Old Sierra Madre Rd. in John Wiley's aerial were created by a thousand licks? [pics]

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Roger reports a window peeper in the 300 block of W. Canon Perdido. Suspect is an adult white male wearing blue jeans.

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Roger reports an injured bicyclist near the More Mesa bluffs BMX track.

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Roger reports a Code 415: Fight near Carpinteria and Voluntario Streets.

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One of the backbones of the Goleta surf scene for decades, Dave Johnson continues to do what he loves, crankin' out surfboards.

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A subscriber shares [pics] of bird field trip to Gibraltar Road.

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According to the National Weather Service, the Santa Barbara mountains and front country will experience a wind advisory.

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Lompoc police are sending a warning about a phone scam. The department says several businesses were targeted over the last two weeks.

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Is solving crimes with clues in rap ingenious or an evil trap?

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Carl D. Frank (January 5, 1914 - December 27, 2013)

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Nothing But Laughs - Stories to Tickle Your Funny Bone. Speaking of Stories begins its 20th Anniversary season with a performance of hilarious stories, selected by Founder Steven Gilbar. Sunday, January 12, at 2:00 P.M. and Monday, January 13, at 7:30 P.M (Monday, January 13, 2014)

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Winter Wine Classic - Use Edhat's Promo Code and Receive $10 off! The 3rd Annual Winter Wine Classic in Santa Barbara during MLK Weekend. Tasting nearly 100 classic California wines of this legendary stature at one event is truly a rare chance for fine wine lovers to taste the very best all in one place. (Sunday, January 19, 2014)

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Santa Barbara Dance Theater/Time In Motion - Santa Barbara Dance Theater in Concert, under the artistic direction of Christopher Pilafian, presents a premiere work for the new era of the company. Wednesday - Saturday, January 15 - 18 / 8 PM and Sunday January 19 / 2 PM (Sunday, January 19, 2014)

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