Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Teen Dies Following Shooting Accident

    A 16-year-old Dos Pueblos High School student passed away on his birthday from an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound in Santa Barbara.

  • Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest DUI Suspect in Orcutt

    A Bakersfield man was arrested for an alleged DUI after a pursuit in Orcutt on Sunday.

  • Celebration of Life for Mark and Caroline Montgomery

    A Celebration of Life for Dr. Mark Truslow Montgomery and Caroline Grace Montgomery will be held on Saturday, February 24.

  • President's Day Events?

    Are there any fun President's Day events around town?

  • Hard Freeze Warning

    A hard freeze warning is in effect for Santa Barbara County from 1 AM to 9 AM Tuesday and from 1 AM to 9 AM  Wednesday.

  • UCSB Admissions Applications for Fall 2018 Set a New Record

    The UCSB Office of Admissions has received 109,803 applications from prospective freshmen and transfer students.

  • Two Charged in National Real Estate Scam

    Two Santa Barbara residents were charged in December by the Department of Justice for their participation in a nationwide telemarketing real estate scam defrauding thousands.

  • Dog of the Week: Kirby

    Meet Kirby, a spunky 12-week old male terrier puppy, full of life and love.

  • Cat of the Week: Strawberry

    Meet Strawberry, an outgoing, snuggly and playful kitten who's adoptable at Cat Therapy.

  • Warning Regarding Virtual Kidnapping Scams

    Local law enforcement report an increase in "virtual kidnapping" extortion calls which are now targeting Spanish speakers.

  • Alcoholic Beverage Control Minor Decoy Operation in Santa Maria

    On Saturday the Santa Maria Police Department conducted a "Minor Decoy" operation throughout the City of Santa Maria.

  • Fire in Montecito?

    Is there a house fire in Montecito? We’re seeing black smoke.

  • New Rain Gauges Help Monitor Storms

    In the aftermath of the Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow, the Santa Barbara County Flood Control District installed six additional real-time rain gauges to provide enhanced rainfall monitoring for the impacted areas.

  • Suspect Identity Sought in Check Fraud Investigation

    The Santa Barbara Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the male suspect accused of forging checks.

  • FEMA's One Month Recovery Update

    FEMA provided a "One Month Recovery Update" for Southern California following the fire and storm disasters. 

  • Santa Maria High School Threat?

    What's going on at Santa Maria High School? I'm hearing rumors of a gun threat.

  • Owner of La Sumida Nursery Passes Away

    The owner of La Sumida Nursery on Patterson Ave passed away unexpectedly last week. 

  • Suspect Identity Sought in Commercial Burglary Investigation

    Santa Barbara Police have released a video of a man suspected of burglarizing a local business in the hopes that someone will recognize him.

  • County to Hold Community Meeting or Carpinteria

    The County of Santa Barbara is holding a community meeting to define the new storm evacuation definitions, timeline and interactive map.

  • What is a Debris Flow?

    The County of Santa Barbara shares an informational video describing debris flows.

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