Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Loma Fire 100% Contained

    [Update]: Santa Barbara Firefighters have 100% of the Loma Fire contained and will remain on scene until Tuesday evening.

  • Boiler Fire at Greka Oil Facility

    Santa Barbara County Firefighters responded to a boiler fire at the Greka Oil facility in Santa Maria Valley on Monday.

  • Body Found on East Beach

    Santa Barbara Police responded to a report of a body found on East Beach early Monday morning.

  • Vaccinated Californians to Continue Wearing Masks Indoors Until June 15

    The California Department of Public Health is advising vaccinated Californians to continue wearing face masks indoors until June 15.

  • Famed Winemaker of Au Bon Climat Dies at Age 68

    Jim Clendenen, ‘the mind behind’ Santa Barbara's Au Bon Climat wines, passed away at age 68. 

  • Suspicious Package Investigation in Orcutt

    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office issued a shelter in place order in Orcutt Sunday evening for a suspicious package investigation.

  • Crews Knock Down Brush Fire in New Cuyama

    Santa Barbara County firefighters knocked down a two to four-acre brush fire in New Cuyama on Sunday evening.

  • Vehicle Crashes Over Isla Vista Cliff

    [Update]: A vehicle crashed off of a cliff in the 6800 block of Del Playa in Isla Vista on Saturday night.

  • Small Brush Fire Knocked Down Near Dos Pueblos High

    Santa Barbara County firefighters extinguished a small brush fire near the Dos Pueblos baseball fields on Saturday afternoon.

  • CDC Says Vaccinated People Don't Need Masks in Most Cases

    The CDC announced new guidance Thursday stating masks are not needed in most situations for fully vaccinated Americans.

  • The Great Black Swan Debate

    Animal activists and rescue groups have been debating the recent rescue of five black swans in Santa Barbara's Harbor in recent weeks.

  • Structure Fire on Dover Hill Deemed Accidental

    [Update]: The cause of a structure fire in the 1300 block of Dover Hill Road that took place on Saturday was determined to accidental due to an electrical malfunction.

  • Vandenberg Air Force Base to be Renamed Space Force Base

    Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc will be officially renamed the Vandenberg Space Force Base this coming Friday.

  • San Luis Obispo Police Officer Killed in Shooting

    [Update]: A San Luis Obispo Police Officer was killed and a second officer injured during a shooting on Monday.

  • FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 12 to 15

    The FDA has expanded its emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to be used for adolescents age 12 to 15.

  • Happy Mother's Day to all the Moms!

    Happy Mother's Day from all of us at edhat.

  • Man Rescued from Goleta Pier Early Saturday

    A man was rescued after becoming wedged between two wooden pilings on the Goleta Pier early Saturday morning.

  • Nautical Nonsense Off Isla Vista

    Santa Barbara County Firefighters rescued two men off the Isla Vista coast from their "kiddie pool" boat.

  • Eligible County Residents At Least 61% Vaccinated

    About 61% of Santa Barbara County residents age 16 and above have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

  • Court Rejects Santa Barbara's Coastal Vacation Rental Ban

    Santa Barbara City's ban on the majority of short-term rentals in the Coastal Zone was rejected by an appeals court on Tuesday.

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