Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Enter Edhat’s Halloween Story Writing Contest!

    We’re bringing back our Halloween Story Writing Contest to give our readers a chance to win spooky prizes! Entries must be turned in by October 20th.

  • VIP Ticket Giveaway for Pints in the Park!

    [Winners Announced!] We have VIP tickets to give away to edhat readers! Enter our contest for a chance to win them. 

  • Chicken Recall for Potential Listeria

    A large chicken distributor issued a voluntary recall due to possible Listeria contamination.

  • Fire Weather Prompts Statewide Power Shut Off

    In an effort to prevent wildfires, California power companies are cutting electricity in high-risk areas throughout the state. 

  • Governor Signs Bill Offering Public Hollister Ranch Beach Access

    Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill on Wednesday that will produce public access to the exclusive Hollister Ranch beaches by 2022.

  • Goleta Target to Open Next Week

    The highly anticipated retail giant, Target, is scheduled to open their Goleta location for a soft opening on October 16.

  • Fourth Mountain Lion Sighting at UCSB

    A mountain lion was spotted for the fourth time near UC Santa Barbara Monday evening.

  • Semi Truck Rolls Over on Highway 166

    A semi-truck carrying lettuce rolled over on Highway 166 Monday evening.

  • Goleta to Purchase City Hall Building

    The City of Goleta is in escrow for $11.4 million to buy the two-story building they're currently renting.

  • Holiday Night Market Cancelled

    The holiday-themed Santa Barbara Night Market inside the former downtown Macy's building has been cancelled. 

  • Goleta Opens New Athletic Field

    Goleta city officials held a ribbon-cutting during the grand opening of a new athletic field on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Vehicle Rollover Sparks Brush Fire

    A single-vehicle rollover sparked a brush fire off Highway 166 early Thursday morning.

  • Highway 101 Vehicle Rollover Injures Seven

    Seven people were injured in a single-vehicle rollover collision on Highway 101 near Buellton late Wednesday evening.

  • Rollover Collision Backs Up Highway 154

    A single-vehicle rollover collision on Highway 154 injured one person and caused significant traffic delays.

  • Avocado Festival Celebrates 33 Years

    The Avocado Festival is celebrating its thirty-three years in Carpinteria from Friday through Sunday.

  • Vandenberg Missile Launch Wednesday

    [Update]: Vandenberg Air Force Base launched a Minuteman III test missile early Wednesday morning.

  • Truth Aquatics Suspends All Operations

    Truth Aquatics, the company that owned the Conception dive boat that caught fire killing 34 people last month, announced Tuesday they are officially suspending all operations.

  • Unity Shoppe Temporarily Closes Free Store Due to Financial Woes

    The Unity Shoppe temporarily closed its "Free Store" and laid off fifteen employees last month due to financial stress.

  • Community Dance Fest a Medley of Thrills, Chills and Charity

    Community Dance Fest a Medley of Thrills, Chills and Charity

    World Dance for Humanity invites community members to Get Scary for Charity at the Thrills and Chills Dance Fest, a free dance party, 2-4 p.m Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Courthouse Sunken Gardens. Dance Fest proceeds benefit education in Santa Barbara and Rwanda.

    Community members can learn World Dance's new Halloween Dance Medley choreographed to such haunting melodies as "Spooky," "Ghostbusters," "Monster Mash," "This is Halloween," "Superstition," "Another One Bites the Dust" and "Killer Queen."

  • Broken Gas Pipe on Canon Perdido

    Santa Barbara City Firefighters responded to a broken gas pipe on W. Canon Perdido early Monday morning.

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