Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Arrest Made in Paseo Nuevo Stabbing

    Santa Barbara Police arrest a man in connection with a May 23rd stabbing at Paseo Nuevo.

  • Central Library Celebrates a Century of Community Service

    Santa Barbara Public Library is kicking off six months of family events at the Central Library on June 10th to commemorate its Centennial Anniversary.

  • Brush Fire Threatens Home

    Santa Barbara City Fire disptach responded to a half acre brush fire at 874 W. Mountain Drive. 

  • Sheriff’s Office Honors Exemplary Performance in 2016

    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office would like to congratulate the Sheriff’s employees and a member of the public who was honored on May 18, 2017, at a Recognition Awards Program and Luncheon. 

  • Santa Barbara Residents Graduate from Citizen's Academy

    32 Santa Barbara residents aged 18-62 graduated from the Citizen's Academy, which aims to give the public insight on what law enforcement does on a daily basis.

  • Violent Burglar Arrested After Fight With Police

    An armed man was arrested on the 100 block of East Ortega Street after breaking into a residence and fighting with police officers.

  • Abandoned Drug Smuggling Boat Found Near Refugio State Beach

    An abandoned  boat was found one mile from Refugio State Beach on May 19, 2017.

  • Search and Rescue K-9 MacGyver

    Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department has a new K-9 to help locate lost persons, a three year old Australian shepard named MacGyver who has been officially certified by the California Rescue Dog Association (CARDA). 

  • County Road Sealing and Resurfacing Project

    Scrub seal and microsurfacing projects on 16 lane miles within Santa Barbara County will begin on June 5th.

  • Shoreline Playground Park to Close Temporarily May 30th

    The Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department will temporarily close Shoreline Park Playground as part of the parks first replacement since 2002.


  • Santa Barbara County Prepares for Fire Season

    The Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) declares the beginning of fire season for 2017 -- reminds residents to remain vigilant about fire saftey.

  • Lompoc Teacher Named Performing Arts Teacher of the Year

    A Cabrillo High School music teacher has been named a 2018 Santa Barbara Bowl Performing Arts Teacher of the year for Santa Barbara County.

  • MTD Partners with Local Agencies to Re-home Bikes

    The Santa Barbara MTD partners with local law enforcement and Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition (SBBike) to find homes for unclaimed bikes.

  • Drug Kingpin Arrested by Santa Barbara PD

    The Santa Barbara Police Department arrests Oxnard-based drug kingpin Salvador Duran on Monday, May 15th.

  • New Traffic Signal at State Street and Yanonali

    The City of Santa Barbara has installed a new traffic signal at State Street and Yanonali, to eliminate the safety condition known as the left turn trap. 

  • Attempted Murder Arrest

    Santa Maria Police Department have arrested Jhordy Ramirez for the attempted murder of his parents on the 300 block of E Newlove Dr.

  • SB Sheriff's Recognize 2017 Guerry Award Recipients

    Eight Santa Barbara Sheriff Deputies amongst the twenty law enforcement professionals honored with prestigous H. Thomas Guerry Awards on May 10, 2017.

  • Beware of Caller ID Spoofing

    Southern California Edison reports an increase of caller ID spoofs acting as them, and gives tips to protect yourself from these scammers.

  • Western Annexation of Santa Ynez

    The Santa Barbara County Grand Jury has determined the annexation process of the western area of Santa Ynez to Santa Ynez Community Services District to be proper, but their communications confusing.

  • Speed Limit Reduction on State Route 192

    The speed limit on State Route 192 from Santa Barbara Tennis Club to Chelham Way has been reduced from 55 mph to 35 mph.

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