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    SoCal Edison Asks Residents to Conserve Energy

    Southern California Edison is asking residents to conserve energy as the Thomas Fire continues to cause intermittent outages and power surges in the Santa Barbara and Goleta areas.

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    Thomas Fire Community Meeting on Monday

    A community meeting will be held Monday at 4:00 pm in San Marcos High School regarding the Thomas Fire.

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    Evacuations Reach SR-154 in Santa Barbara for Thomas Fire

    [Update]: Mandatory evacuations issued Sunday evening for parts of Santa Barbara, Montecito, Summerland, and Carpinteria as the Thomas Fire grew overnight to 230,500 acres with 15% contained.

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    Santa Barbara School Closures

    [Update]: More Santa Barbara schools will be closed for the week of December 11 due to the Thomas Fire.

  • FIRE RELIEF! ...Holiday Concert Monday!
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    FIRE RELIEF! ...Holiday Concert Monday!

     

    "Fratelli" is a relatively new men's chorus in Santa Barbara.

    We are putting on a holiday concert tonight, Monday, at 7:30 at the First Methodist Church, 305 East Anapamu.

    Admission is $20. 

    It will consist of traditional holiday faire mixed with plenty of fun stuff.  Please spread the word...you're gonna love it!

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    Respirator Masks Distributed By Public Health

    [Update]: The Public Health Department will be passing out N 95 masks at several distribution sites throughout Santa Barbara County on Monday.

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    5-10 Acre Brush Fire in Los Olivos

    Santa Barbara County firefighters are responding to a 5-10 acre brush fire in Los Olivos that sparked on Sunday evening. 

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    Trash Pick-Up Impacted by Thomas Fire

    Due to conditions related to the Thomas Fire, only trash will be collected on the normal day of service for residents for the week of December 11 – 15

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    Thomas Fire Volunteer Opportunities

    Where can people volunteer to help those affected by the Thomas Fire?

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    Thomas Fire Community Meeting at San Marcos High

    A Thomas Fire community meeting is scheduled to take place at 4pm at San Marcos High School on Sunday.

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    Air Quality Warning Continues

    [Update]: Monitoring stations continue to record unhealthy air in Santa Barbara County, with levels of fine particles high and levels of larger particles, including ash particles, rising.

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    Closed Businesses on Sunday

    Edhat readers report on which businesses are closed today due to power outages, the Thomas Fire, and poor air quality.

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    Newbury Park Doctor Found Guilty of Overprescribing Opioids

    A Newbury Park Medical Doctor was found guilty of illegally writing prescriptions for controlled substances, including highly addictive opioids.

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    Bike and Pedestrian Sting on Monday

    The Santa Barbara Police Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Monday, December 11.

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    Fireplace Safety Reminder

    The Santa Barbara City Fire Department would like to remind everyone that fire danger increases when people are heating their homes.

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    Non-Profit of the Week: Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center

    Our Non-Profit of the Week is the Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center who is seeking donated funds and supplies for shelter animals displaced by the Thomas Fire.
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    Man Injured and 2 Dogs Killed in Rollover Accident

    A man was seriously injured and two dogs were killed in a single-vehicle rollover traffic accident in the Santa Ynez Valley on Saturday evening.

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    Red Flag Warning Through Sunday

    The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity from 6pm this evening to 9am Sunday morning.

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    Los Padres National Forest Closed Due to Thomas Fire

    Effectively immediately, Los Padres National Forest officials issued a forest order prohibiting access to the Ojai, Santa Barbara and Mt. Pinos Ranger Districts.

     
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    Cleaning Up Ash, Soot and Dust

    The County of Santa Barbara is providing tips for cleaning up ash, soot, and dust due to the Thomas Fire.

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