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Daily Edhat - 08/04/12
updated: Aug 04, 2012, 6:00 AM

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Today's Weather - Overcast in the morning, then partly cloudy. Fog early. High of 72F. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph.

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August 4, 2012 - Dignified Indeed

Fiesta is in full swing here in Santa Barbara. Confetti is flying, tacos are being consumed, sombreros are worn and massive amounts of cerveza are sold. The streets are flooded with tourists as the locals either love it or leave it. Some Santa Barbarians take in the festivities whole-heartedly while others get out of Dodge. Either way, Viva la Fiesta!

In local news: The SB Fire Department helped stranded locals who were trapped in a downtown elevator, the Fiesta Parade was full of crowds and horses, and it's raining! Read these stories and more below:

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Here is the Daily Edhat newsletter for 08/03/12

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Do Edhatters actually enjoy fiesta? Just askin'

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A subscriber takes notice of more than a dozen dead lobsters on More Mesa [pics].

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A subscriber witnessed the Fiesta parade from a different point of view. [pics]

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Attention Drivers: expect delays on Sunday Aug.5th due to a large number of cyclist in the Santa Barbara area from 12:00 noon till 8:00 pm

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Does anyone know what's going on at Lake Casitas? We saw Bearcat and a dozen undercover units as well as SWAT.

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A reader's dog has a torn ACL, and the owner needs a referral.

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The Animal Rescue Team has six rescued large red ear sliders that need loving forever homes. [pic]

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It's raining at Foothill and Cieneguitas at 4:39 pm on Friday! What is up with this crazy weather?

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The fiesta parade has been taking forever to start. I thought it was supposed to start at 12. What is up?

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An armed man surrendered after a standoff with Sheriff's S.W.A.T. team on Friday.

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Beloved SBCC Adult Ed hiking leader, Gaelyn Chambers, passed away yesterday from ovarian cancer.

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A Santa Barbara man was found guilty Thursday of mercilessly beating a stripper in a Carpinteria motel in 2010.

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A subscriber witnessed three fire trucks enter the Balboa Building to help what appears to be a stuck elevator. [pics]

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A veteran Cat of the Week reached her twenty-second year this week. Happy Birthday Pooh. [pics]

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Olympic hopeful Miguel, has been diligently practicing his breast stroke with some inspiration from Michael Phelps. [pics]

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A favorite Edhatter attended the Los Dignitarios event at the Santa Barbara Zoo and wrote a fantastic report. [pic]

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Fiesta is everywhere we look this weekend so show us your photos!

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A power pole is damaged and a man is in the hospital this morning following a short police pursuit.

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Ah well people say they will look out for people all the time they never do it.

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The Animal Rescue Team has rescued an injured red tail hawk found in Buellton. [pic]

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Jose Naveja, 71, was shot and killed by Santa Maria police officers following a low-speed chase in Southern California.

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The Santa Barbara Sheriff's Department is investigating the circumstances of an officer involved shooting which took place within it's jurisdiction on Highway 1

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The waterfront skate park had a nice mix of contours, shadows, and a lot of action when John Wiley flew past. [pic]

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Police chief retires days after being placed on leave.

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Lois Capps says she paid taxes after website revealed late reporting of rental income.

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The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for James Biela, convicted of the 2008 rape and murder of a Santa Barbara City College student.

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The moon has been the focus of many Edhatters this week. It is the first of two full moons this month. [pics]

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Haley Street lamps have been without power for more than six weeks while the construction work on State Street's 99¢ Only store affected the underground electrical conduit

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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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