Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • COVID-19 Modeling Displays Importance of Social Distancing

    Santa Barbara Public Health Department shared data and models of the COVID-19 pandemic, expressing the extreme importance of social distancing cooperation.

  • District Attorney Advocates for Abuse Victims During Stay at Home Orders

    Local leaders held a press conference Tuesday advocating for victims of abuse during the statewide stay at home order due to the coronavirus.

  • Calming Nature Photos

    Edhat readers share calming photos of nature and landscapes surrounding the Santa Barbara area.

  • Early Morning Structure Fire in Santa Ynez

    Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to an early morning structure fire in Santa Ynez Tuesday.

  • How Are You Social Distancing?

    [Update]: Edhat readers share photos of how they're social distancing and what they're noticing during the coronavirus pandemic. Send in your photos!

  • Public Health Confirms 37 Healthcare Workers Contract Coronavirus

    Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reports a new total of 192 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the County including 37 health care workers.

  • Isla Vista Screen Printing Creates T-Shirt Campaign for Local Businesses

    Isla Vista Screen Printing has started a "Here For Good" t-shirt campaign to support local businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Santa Barbara County Receives Over 5 Inches of Rain

    Some areas of Santa Barbara County received over five inches of rain from the recent storm.

  • Public Health Reports Second COVID-19 Death

    Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is reporting that an additional resident has died of COVID-19.

  • Central Coast Crafters Donate Hand-Sewn Masks

    A Central Coast fabric company is shifting gears to produce face masks with a group of crafty volunteers during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Saturday Update: Total Coronavirus Numbers to 168

    As of Saturday evening, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases reached 168 with 26 hospitalizations.

  • Lompoc Prison Reports 17 Inmates Test Positive for Coronavirus

    The United States Penitentiary, Lompoc is reporting 17 inmates and 2 staff members infected with coronavirus as of Saturday.

  • Santa Barbara School District to Close Through Academic Year

    The Santa Barbara Unified School District will keep all schools closed through the end of the academic year and provide online learning due to the #coronavirus pandemic.

  • SBPD Dispels National Guard Rumor

    The Santa Barbara Police Department is confirming a letter regarding the mobilization of the National Guard is fake.

  • Shelter in Place Increases Domestic Abuse and Violence

    Local authorities report an increase in domestic violence as non-profits urge members of the public to stay safe while sheltering in place during the coronavirus pandemic. 

  • Two Transients Arrested for Santa Cruz Murder Following Local Incident

    Two transients who were arrested for assaulting a family on State Street last month are now facing murder charges in the death of a Santa Cruz woman.

  • Thursday COVID-19 Update: 139 Cases

    As of Thursday evening, there are 28 additional cases of COVID-19 making the confirmed total 139 in Santa Barbara County.

  • First Coronavirus Death Hits Santa Barbara County

    Santa Barbara County Public Health officials confirm one person died from the coronavirus on Wednesday as the total confirmed cases increases to 111.

  • Early Morning Structure Fire in Lompoc

    Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to an early morning structure fire on Highway 246 Wednesday.

  • 2020 March Edness Winners Announced

    Celebrate the winners of our 2020 March Edness contest!

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