Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Three Acre Brush Fire Along Highway 1

    Firefighters contained a three-acre brush fire along Highway 1 near Lompoc late Thursday morning.

  • 1/4 Acre Brush Fire Contained Near El Capitan

    Firefighters contained a 1/4 acre brush fire along Highway 101 near El Capitan State Beach late Thursday morning.

  • Healthy Living Tips for Seniors

    Healthy Living Tips for Seniors

    Board-certified internist Dr. Todd Engstrom will present “Healthy Living Tips for Seniors” on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at The Samarkand, located at 2550 Treasure Dr., Santa Barbara. During this free program, Engstrom will share practical, proven tips to optimize wellness through exercise and healthy food choices. Reservations are required. For more information or to reserve a spot, please visit or call 877-231-6284. 

  • Bicycle & Pedestrian Traffic Sting on Saturday

    The Santa Barbara Police Department will be stepping up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Saturday, June 3, 2017

  • Special Olympics Passes Through Santa Barbara

    Various law enforcement agencies in Santa Barbara are participating in the North Leg of the Special Olympics Torch Run on June 7th.

  • UC Santa Barbara Named One of the Top 5 Universities

    UC Santa Barbara has come in number 2  in the county in the College Access Index due to its commitment to diversity.

  • Wild California Condor Chick on Live Webcam

    Get up-close-and-personal with an endangered California condor chick on a live-streaming nest cam direct from the remote mountains near Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge.

  • DA Files DUI Charges After Santa Maria Collision

    The District Attorney has filed a felony violation of driving under the influence causing injury to a Santa Maria man after a traffic collision on Sunday.

  • Unmanned Dinghy Found near Montaña de Oro

    The Coast Guard responded to an unmanned and adrift dinghy near the coast of Montaña de Oro State Park, Monday.

  • Open Gallery Space at Goleta Library

    Open Gallery Space at Goleta Library

    Source: Goleta Library The Goleta Library is now accepting reservation requests for the use of the Multipurpose Room gallery space for the calendar year 2018.
  • Public Invited to Participate in Budget Hearings

    Public Invited to Participate in Budget Hearings

    Source: County Board of Supervisors

    The Santa Barbara County Recommended Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget is posted on the County website for review. The County Board of Supervisors will make final decisions and adopt a $1.079 billion balanced budget during public hearings next month.

    Overall, the total operating revenues grew by 5.8 percent and operating expenditures grew by 5.3 percent.  Recommended staffing levels are reduced by 188 budgeted full time positions, not all currently filled, which is a 4.3 percent drop from the previous year.

  • SB City Council to Consider 100% Renewable Energy Goal

    The Community Environmental Council will present Santa Barbara City Council members with over 1,200 signatures and postcards in support of setting a goal of 100% renewable energy.

  • Los Padres National Forest observing National Trails Day

    Los Padres Volunteer Events for National Trails Day

    Source: Los Padres National Forest

    Los Padres National Forest is observing National Trails Day with three volunteer community trail projects on Saturday, June 3. This marks the 25th year Los Padres has been involved with organizing local trail projects in conjunction with National Trails Day.

  • 6th Annual Polo Classic

    6th Annual Polo Classic

    Source: Happy Canyon Vineyard

    The 6th Annual SYV Polo Classic is returning to Piocho Ranch at Happy Canyon Vineyard in Santa Ynez, which offers a more spacious venue with the same smaller playing field and fast, action-packed polo. All guests are invited to dress for the occasion, with creative hats for the ladies encouraged.

  • Successful Missile Launch from Vandenberg AFB

    The ground-based interceptor missile launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base was deemed a success on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Empowered Aging Monthly Lecture Series

    Empowered Aging Monthly Lecture Series

    Source: SB Village

    Santa Barbara Village and the University Club of Santa Barbara announce, ‘Happy to Age 102: Studies from the Blue Zones’, presentation in the Empowered Aging Monthly Lecture Series. This series takes place on the second Tuesday of each month at the University Club and is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, so reservations must be made prior to the scheduled presentation.

  • Senator Jackson's Bill SB 44 Heads to Assembly

    Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson's proposed bill SB 44, the ''Coastal Oil Well Clean Up and Remediation Act,'' has passed off the Senate floor and is now headed to the Assembly.

  • SB Seniors to Relive Heyday During Roaring '20s Prom

    SB Seniors to Relive Heyday During Roaring '20s Prom

    A group of local seniors will get the chance to relive a high school rite of passage usually marked by black tie dinner jackets and extravagant evening gowns.

  • Coast Guard Rescues Two People in Distress

    Coast Guard rescues two individuals from a sailing vessel in distress approximately 31 miles northwest of Morro Bay

  • Jackson Bill Encourages Affordable Housing

    A bill by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson that was inspired by a housing project for low-income seniors in the Santa Ynez Valley has passed off the Senate floor.

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