Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • COVID-19 Vaccinations Open to Age 65 and Older

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department announced COVID-19 vaccinations will open to anyone age 65 and older next week but warned vaccine supply is still limited.

  • COVID-19 Town Hall Addresses Vaccine Concerns

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department hosted a Town Hall answering questions regarding COVID-19 on Thursday evening.

  • Fatal Traffic Collision on Harris Grade Road

    [Update]: One person has died in a traffic collision on Harris Grade Road in Lompoc on Thursday afternoon.

  • Former Congressman Bob Lagomarsino Dies at 94 Years Old

    Former Congressman serving the Central and South Coasts of California, Robert "Bob" Lagomarsino, passed away last week at 94 years of age.

  • 147 New COVID-19 Cases and 10 Deaths Wednesday

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reports 10 COVID-19 deaths and 147 new cases on Wednesday.

  • Head-on Vehicle Collision Shuts Down Highway 154

    Two people were injured in a head-on vehicle collision on Highway 154 on Tuesday evening.

  • Public Health Aims to Reopen Elementary Schools

    Santa Barbara Public Health officials are aiming to reopen elementary schools and discussed sending a letter to the state during Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting.

  • Three COVID-19 Deaths and 526 New Cases This Weekend

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reports three COVID-19 deaths and 526 new cases this weekend.

  • District Attorney Files Charges in Double-Homicide of Teens

    The Santa Barbara County District Attorney filed charges against three suspects connected to the double-murder of two teens last month during a marijuana deal.

  • Public Health Details COVID-19 Vaccine Scarcity and Healthcare Workers Refusing Immunization

    Santa Barbara County Public Health Department officials discussed the state's COVID-19 vaccine scarcity and the percentage of healthcare workers refusing immunization.

  • Santa Maria Offering $100 Vouchers to Tourists

    The City of Santa Maria is offering $100 vouchers for tourists to visit the area for a minimum of two nights.

  • 14 Deaths and 241 New COVID-19 Cases

    The Public Health Department reported 14 deaths and 241 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

  • Two Arrests in Double-Homicide Connected to Marijuana Deal

    [Update]: The Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office arrested two people connected to the January 7th shooting that killed two teenagers in the Noleta area.

  • 13 COVID-19 Deaths Reported Wednesday

    The Public Health Department reported 13 deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday.

  • COVID-19 Cases Trend Down But Still Too High Says Public Health

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department confirms COVID-19 cases are trending downward in the county, but the county is still ranked 11th in the state for high cases.

  • Groundhog Predicts Six More Weeks of Winter

    Per American tradition, a groundhog saw its shadow on Tuesday morning indicating six more weeks of winter.

  • Semi Truck Crashes into Carpinteria Driveway

    [Update]: Northbound Highway 101 was closed in Carpinteria after a tanker truck veered off the highway and crashed into a residential driveway. 

  • Nine COVID-19 Deaths Over Weekend

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reported nine COVID-19 deaths and 689 new cases from Saturday through Monday.

  • Public Health Updates Community on Vaccination Status

    Santa Barbara County Public Health officials updated the community on vaccinations during a press conference on Friday afternoon.

  • 226 New COVID-19 Cases and 6 Deaths

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reports 226 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths on Thursday.

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