Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • COVID-19 Cases Continue to Increase in Santa Maria

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reported 40 new COVID-19 cases since Tuesday with the majority in Santa Maria.

  • Inspirational Mural on Haley Street

    Another inspirational mural has been painted in the downtown area of Santa Barbara showing solidarity with nationwide protests.

  • Local Musician Writes Powerful Song in Memory of Lives Lost

    Local songwriter and singer Miriam Dance created a powerful song in memory of the lives taken by police brutality.

  • Santa Barbara County Fair Canceled

    The organizers of the 2020 Santa Barbara County Fair held at the Santa Maria Fairpark have canceled this year's events due to COVID-19.

  • New Mural Painted to Honor George Floyd

    Local artists are painting a new mural on the side of EOS Lounge to honor George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • Ten New COVID-19 Cases Reported

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reported ten new COVID-19 cases within the community bringing the total to 1,669.

  • Flat Tire Overturns Semi-Truck in Santa Ynez

    An 18-wheeler truck overturned from a blown-out tire at Highway 154 and 246 roundabout in Santa Ynez on Monday.

  • Mutual Aid Responding to Los Angeles Protests

    SLO and Santa Barbara Counties are providing mutual aid to Los Angeles County for the protests.

  • Lawmakers Send Another Letter to Prison Director After Third Inmate Death

    [Update]: California legislators have sent another letter to the Bureau of Prisons Director following the death of a third inmate at the Lompoc Prison facility.

  • County Announces COVID-19 Ambassadors to Assist Local Businesses

    Santa Barbara County Supervisor Gregg Hart announced COVID-19 Ambassadors will assist local businesses with reopening and guideline compliance.

  • Student Pilot was in Third Solo Flight During Fatal Crash

    A student pilot from Burbank was in his third solo-flight when the plane descended like a corkscrew and crashed near Orcutt last week.

  • Celebrate National Burger Day by Visiting Local Restaurants

    It's National Burger Day and the perfect time to order from local restaurants.

  • Juvenile Arrested for Arson After Church Fire

    Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to a large structure fire inside a Goleta church late Monday evening.

  • Twenty New Community COVID-19 Cases Reported

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reports 20 new COVID-19 cases reaching a total of 1,624 as of Wednesday.

  • MTD Bus Capacity Increases, Face Masks Required

    Santa Barbara MTD has increased the number of passengers allowed on board all MTD buses.

  • County Total Reaches 1,604 COVID-19 Cases

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reports the total COVID-19 cases have reached 1,604 as of Tuesday.

  • Governor Allows Hair Salons and Barber Shops to Open

    Hair salons and barbershops are allowed to reopen in Santa Barbara County and most of California per the Governor's announcement on Tuesday.

  • Small Brush Fire in Santa Maria

    Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to a small vegetation fire in the Tanglewood area of Santa Maria on Tuesday.

  • Structure Fire Near the Santa Barbara Airport

    The Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a structure fire near the Santa Barbara Airport early Monday morning.

  • Downtown State Street Closes to Vehicles for Outdoor Dining

    The Santa Barbara City Council voted to close State Street to vehicles from Haley to Sola to allow restaurants to expand outdoor seating.

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