Articles From : Edhat Staff

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    Should We Wear Masks Inside?

    Do we need to wear our respirator masks inside our homes too?

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    Power Outages Continue Due to Thomas Fire

    [Update]: The Thomas fire is causing intermittent outages and power surges in the Santa Barbara area, potentially affecting up to 85,000 customers.

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    Santa Maria Police Seize 13oz of Heroin

    Santa Maria Police seized 13 ounces of heroin during a probation search.

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    Evacuation Preparation List

    Have your bags packed and ready to go just in case you have to evacuate for the Thomas Fire. Here are things you should take with you. 

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    24/7 Thomas Fire Information Kiosks in Carpinteria

    The Thomas Fire Incident Management Team and the city of Carpinteria have established 24/7 Thomas Fire information kiosks in Carpinteria and mask distribution.

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    Look Out for Charity Scams

    During the Thomas Fire, reports have come in regarding fraudulent charity fundraisers and scammers posing as SoCal Edison employees.

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    Kidnapping and Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested

    An 18-year-old Santa Maria man was arrested for kidnapping a 15-year-old girl and attempting to rape her at knife-point.

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    Lompoc Man Sentenced 36 Years for Child Molestation

    A Lompoc man was sentenced to 36 years in prison for molesting children at a Lompoc daycare facility for nearly 10 years.

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    Governor Declares State of Emergency for Santa Barbara County

    [Update]: Governor Brown has declared a State of Emergency in Santa Barbara County and the Federal Government has issued a Fire Management Assistance Grant for the Thomas Fire.

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    Three Separate Brush Fires Spark Near Cat Canyon

    Santa Barbara County firefighters tackled three separate brush fires near Cat Canyon on Thursday and into early Friday morning.

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    Waste Service Delays & Closures for Friday

    Due to hazardous air quality related to the Thomas Fire and its impact on worker safety, normally scheduled residential and commercial waste pickups Friday have been suspended.

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    Carpinteria Community Meeting on the Thomas Fire

    [Update]: Fire agencies are holding a community meeting on Thursday at 8:00 p.m. to discuss the Thomas Fire.

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    Semi-Truck Crashes Over Side of SR-154

    [Update]: A semi-truck with a trailer crashed over the side of SR-154 near Paradise Road early Thursday morning causing a traffic delay.

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    Body Found in Wheeler Canyon

    The body of a woman was found in Wheeler Canyon near Ojai.

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    Murder Investigation in Santa Maria

    [Update]: Santa Maria Police are investigating a murder that took place on Wednesday evening where a gunshot victim died at the hospital.

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    Thomas Fire Shuts Down Multiple Blood Drives

    The Thomas Fire has caused significant disruption to United Blood Services operations in Ventura and Santa Barbara County this week.

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    Particulate Respirators

    Do any stores in Santa Barbara or Goleta have NIOSH-approved N95, N100 or P100 particulate respirators in stock?

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    Internet Issues?

    Is anyone else having issues connecting to the internet since the fire?

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    Red Flag Warning Through Friday

    The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning from Wednesday evening through Friday and possibly longer.

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    Man Sentenced for Murdering Brother

    A local man was sentenced to 26 years to life in prison for murdering his brother last July.

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