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Daily Edhat - 08/08/14
updated: Aug 08, 2014, 6:00 AM

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Today's Weather - Low clouds and fog in the morning then sunny. Highs in the 70s to around 80. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

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


August 8, 2014 - Heirloom Beauties

It's National Farmers Market Week and John Palminteri shared a few photos of fresh fruits and veggies. The appetizing heirloom beauties pictured here are just one of the farm-fresh varieties you'll find on a trip to one of the local farmers markets. In California, there are 800 certified farmers markets! To find the closest market to you, visit sbfarmersmarket.org.

In local news, The Independent reported that the number of felony and misdemeanor arrests during Fiesta increased since last year, John Wiley showed us how a small plane is a magic carpet, and edhatters discuss the legality of law enforcement using their cell phones while driving. Read these stories and more, below.

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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 08/07/14

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An edhat subscriber reports a bad accident southbound 101, before Patterson.

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On Wednesday, Channel Islands National Park rangers, SB County Sheriff's Office deputies, and NCIS special agents recovered an unidentified body on San Miguel Island.

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An edhat subscriber shares a [pic] taken on old Highway 66, a bit west of the Mojave National Preserve.

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A reader reports that the Post Office introduced colorful Farmers Market stamps today.

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Are law enforcement, fire, emergency vehicle drivers exempt from both cell phone laws and texting while in their vehicles?

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What experience do EdHat folks have with T-Mobile in Santa Barbara for service, connectivity, speed, dropped calls, etc.?

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Tired of cat videos? An edhat reader shares a [vid] of the Chase Palm Park Puppy Love Fest.

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A subscriber is warning the community about another phone scam from a 212 area code.

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How many people does the SB Bowl pit hold when it is in the standing room only setup?

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The number of felony and misdemeanor arrests during Fiesta have increased since last year.

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Elizabeth Ann Yossem-Guy (March 6, 1970 - August 1, 2014)

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Roger reports SBPD is seeking a subject wanted for burglary driving a white early 90's Nissan Frontier vehicle.

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It's easy to celebrate National Farmers Market Week close to home and shoppers have been feasting, reports John Palminteri. [pics]

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A small plane is a magic carpet that can take John Wiley on a scenic adventure from Solstice to San Jose. [pics]

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Code 3: Male stabbed in the arm in the 3400 Block of Pinewood Road, Santa Maria. SBSO Responding.

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Santa Barbara County has released a draft ordinance ensuring a smooth transition for oil and gas operators under Measure P. 

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Team Vandenberg is scheduled to launch the WorldView-3 satellite on an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex-3 on August 13.

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Santa Barbara City Council approved the Santa Barbara City Fire Department's federal Department of Homeland Security grant.

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DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint in the City of Goleta Friday. The Goleta Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint Friday, August 8.

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I'm hoping someone out in edhat land can refer me to a company that does data conversion.

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The Public Health Department Health Care Centers celebrate National Health Center Week, August 10 – 16, 2014.

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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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Second Saturday Art Walk @ Guitar Bar - Iconic Musicians from the 70s - Photography exhibit by local lensman John Conroy (Saturday, August 9, 2014)

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David J Diamant - CityEscape - Art Show - THIS SATURDAY! David J. Diamant will be showing 12 of 20 "CityEscape" shadow pieces on plexiglass @ the SB Art Foundry for 2nd Saturdays Funk Zone Art Walk! 1pm-5pm swing on by! (Saturday, August 9, 2014)

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Michael Cook Exhibits at SB Art Foundry - On August 9, 2014, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, the Foundry will showcase the latest paintings of Michael Cook, AKA "Cookie". (Saturday, August 9, 2014)

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Wag n' Whiskers Festival - C.A.R.E.4Paws' annual Wags n' Whiskers Festival, the largest adoption event in the Tri-Counties, takes place at beautiful Girsh Park, Goleta, and features adoptable dogs, cats and bunnies from more than 25 animal shelters and rescue groups. It also showcases dozens of local pet service providers and animal welfare groups. (Sunday, August 10, 2014)

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Suicide Prevention Walk Planning Group - This is our first volunteer meeting to kickoff the planning for our Nov 1 walk. (Sunday, August 10, 2014)

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5th Annual Santa Barbara Tequila Harvest Festival - Ascend to the lush grassy hilltop of Elings Park to experience California's premier tequila tasting event. Imbibe from over 50 premium hand selected tequilas and mezcales. Savor gourmet appetizers from top local chefs. Enjoy live musical entertainment and a runway fashion show. (Saturday, August 30, 2014)

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Bike MS from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara - Take the new Coastal Challenge: Santa Monica to Santa Barbara! Hundreds of riders will enjoy breathtaking ocean views, challenging hill climbs and amazing scenery in between. (Saturday, October 11, 2014)

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