Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • 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.

  • Chancellor Yang Speaks Out on Fossil Fuel Divestment

    Chancellor Yang issued a statment endorsing the fossil fuel divestment campaign, Fossil Free UC, after 350 students maintained a 3 day sit-in inside the administration building at UCSB.

  • People v. Baltazar Mendoza Alvarez

    Charges have been filed against a 26 year old man from Santa Maria, Baltazar Mendoza Alvarez, for five felony counts.  

  • Defensible Space Inspections

    The Santa Barbara Fire Department will be conducting defensible space inspections beginning June 1st.

  • Hollister Class 1 Construction Begins

    Construction on the Hollister Class I Bike Path running from Pacific Oaks Drive to Ellwood School will begin.

  • Coach Arrested for Soliciting Lewd Photos from a Minor

    A soccer coach from Santa Maria High School was arrested for soliciting lewd photos from a minor with child annnoyance and molestation charges. 

  • Valle Verde Retirement Community Town Hall

    Congressman Salud Carbajal held an interactive town hall at Valle Verde Retirement Community, providing an overview of the state of affairs in Washington.

  • Officer Involved Shooting Ruled Justifiable

    The Santa Barbara District Attorney has ruled the officer involved shooting justifiable that led to the death of Michael Ducaine Giles on November 21, 2016, in Lompoc.

  • 7th Annual New Venture Challenge

     SBCC Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation 7th

  • SBCC 2017 Employees of the Year

    SBCC recognizes Marilynn Spaventa, Dean of Educational Services, as Outstanding Administrator of the Year, and Josue Miranda, Automotive Service & Technology Laboratory Teaching Assistant, as Classified Employee of the year.

  • Phone Scam Posing as Sheriff's Office

    The Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a phone scam posing as a Sheriff's Lieutenant.

  • Santa Maria Man Arrested for Making False Bomb Threat

    A Santa Maria man was arrested for threatening to have a bomb in his vehicle and attempting to fight individuals. 

  • Highway 101 Lane Reduction in Gaviota

    A project to realign the north

  • McGolpin to Serve as Vice President for NACE

    Santa Barbara County Public Works Director Scott McGolpin was installed as the Vice President for the National Association of County Engineers.

  • MOXI Receives $500,000 Matching Grant to Establish Education Fund

    MOXI Receives $500,000 Matching Grant to Establish Education Fund

    MOXI MUSEUM ESTABLISHES EDUCATION FUND WITH GENEROUS MATCHING GIFT FROM MONICA AND TIMOTHY BABICH FAMILY FOUNDATION Source: MOXI Museum    The newly opened MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation, has a stated mission to “ignite learning through interactive experiences in science and creativity.
  • Increase in Virtual Kidnapping Scams

    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is once again seeing an increase in the number “virtual kidnapping” extortion calls in Santa Barbara County.

  • Community Stomps Out Stigma at 5K Walk for Mental Wellness

    250 community members came together at East Beach for the Mental Wellness Center's 6th Annual 5k Walk for Mental Wellness.

  • Drivers of Insecticide Use

    The effects of certain landscape characteristics on insecticide use depend on context and crop type, according to UCSB scientists

  • County Planning Department Honored with Awards

    The Santa Barbara County Planning and Development Department was recognized last week with three top Awards of Excellence from the California Chapter of the American Planning Association, Central Coast Section

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