Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • New COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise Throughout County

    Santa Barbara County racked up 960 new COVID-19 cases within the past week as officials plead with residents to stop gathering.

  • Montecito Resident and Television Host Ellen DeGeneres Contracts COVID-19

    Television host and Montecito resident Ellen DeGeneres announced she has COVID-19 and is shutting down the production of her show.

  • County Approves Sending Governor Letter to be Removed from SoCal Region

    Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to send a letter to the Governor asking to be removed from the Southern California region in the recent Stay at Home Order.

  • Solvang Man Convicted in Road Rage Shooting Denied Parole

    A Solvang man who was convicted for shooting and killing a man in 2005 during a Buellton road rage incident was denied parole on Friday.

  • Southern California to Lockdown Sunday at Midnight

    The state's lockdown orders will take effect for all of Southern California on Sunday at midnight.

  • Governor Announces New Stay at Home Order Based on Hospitalizations

    Governor Newsom has enacted a new statewide stay-at-home order when regional areas experience low levels of hospital capacity. 

  • Structure Fire at Goleta Restaurant

    Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to a fire inside Pepe's Restaurant in Old Town Goleta early Thursday morning.

  • Coordinated Mental Wellness Effort Coaxes Man from Ledge

    [Update]: A man was rescued from a Highway 101 overpass Thursday morning in a coordinated mental health effort.

  • Live Opera at the Drive-In!

    Opera Santa Barbara is hosting a live 90-minute performance of "Carmen" at the Ventura Fairgrounds on Sunday, December 6.

  • New Hotel Proposed for Downtown Carpinteria

    A new hotel is proposed for Linden Avenue in the downtown corridor of the City of Carpinteria.

  • Santa Barbara Appoints Interim Fire Chief

    The City of Santa Barbara has appointed Chris Mailes as the interim fire chief of the Santa Barbara City Fire Department.

  • Structure Fire at San Marcos Trout Club

    Santa Barbara County firefighters knocked down an early morning structure fire in the Trout Club area off Highway 154.

  • Federal Grand Jury Charges Conception Boat Captain with Manslaughter

    A Federal Grand Jury has charged the Captain of the Conception dive boat with Seaman's Manslaughter after a fire killed 34 people off the Santa Barbara Coast last year.

  • County Plans for COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution

    Santa Barbara County is making plans to distribute the COVID-19 vaccination within the next few weeks once it's available.

  • Longtime Edhat Commenter RexofSB Passed Away

    Edhat is sad to announce longtime reader and commenter RexofSB passed away last week.

  • Santa Barbara County Reaches 11,602 COVID-19 Cases

    The Public Health Department reports Santa Barbara County reached 11,602 COVID-19 cases as of Monday.

  • Sheriff's Office Continues Search for Missing Diver

    [Update]: The Sheriff's Office is continuing the search for a missing 34-year-old diver near Santa Cruz Island.

  • Fatal Traffic Collision at Hot Springs Offramp

    [Update]: A single-vehicle rollover traffic collision resulted in one death near the Hot Springs Road offramp on Sunday evening.

  • One Acre Brush Fire West of Buellton

    [Update]: Firefighters knocked down a one-acre brush fire that started from a vehicle fire west of Buellton on Sunday evening.

  • Santa Maria Valley Brush Fire 50% Contained

    [Update]: Santa Barbara County Firefighters are expecting full containment on Sunday of a brush fire east of Santa Maria.

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