Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Teenage Victim Identified in Goleta Shooting

    Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office released the identity of the teenager killed in a shooting near Goleta last week as 19-year-old Enzo Rastelli.

  • Public Health Claims COVID-19 Case Increase is "Astronomical"

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department claimed the recent increase in COVID-19 cases is "astounding" and "astronomical."

  • Bomb Squad Investigated Suspicious Item

    [Update]: The Santa Barbara County Bomb Squad investigated a suspicious item in the 4500 block of Hollister Ave that turned out to be an empty barrel. 

  • 450 New COVID-19 Cases and 2 Deaths Added Monday

    The Public Health Department reported 450 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths on Monday.

  • 779 COVID-19 Cases Added Sunday

    The Public Health Department reported 779 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday.

  • Early Morning High-Speed Pursuit

    California Highway Patrol officers engaged in a high-speed pursuit with a suspect early Sunday morning.

  • 12 Deaths and 600 New COVID-19 Cases in Two Days

    The Public Health Department is reporting twelve deaths and 600 new COVID-19 cases from Friday and Saturday.

  • "This is Far From Over" Says Hospital CEO of COVID-19 Surge

    Health officials warn the surge of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations are expected to continue through the end of January.

  • Sheriff's Office Asks for Help in Fatal Goleta Shooting Leads

    [Update]: The Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's help with any information or surveillance footage that could help with the fatal shooting in Goleta on Thursday.

  • COVID-19 Outbreak at County Jail Gets Worse as County Numbers Climb

    The COVID-19 outbreak at the Santa Barbara County Jail has gotten worse as the county's overall daily cases and deaths continue to climb.

  • 429 New COVID-19 Cases and 8 Deaths

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is reporting 429 new COVID-19 cases and 8 deaths on Wednesday.

  • County ICU Availability Falls to 0% with Highest COVID-19 Numbers in Single Day

    The Public Health Department reports the Santa Barbara County ICU availability has now fallen to 0% as the county reported its highest COVID-19 in a single day.

  • 1,303 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

    The Public Health Department reports 1,303 new COVID-19 cases over the holiday weekend from Friday through Monday.

  • Two Dead and Two More Injured in Eastside Shooting

    [Update]: There have been two deaths and two hospitalizations in Sunday evening's shooting on Santa Barbara's eastside.

  • New California Laws in 2021

    There are a ton of new laws on the books in California for 2021, here's a recap of some of them.

  • Vehicle Fire Extinguished in Orcutt

    Santa Barbara County firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire in Orcutt early Monday morning.

  • Edhat's 2020 Year in Review

    Travel through the past twelve months of edhat's top stories from 2020 with our Year EnD review and photos.

  • Happy 2021 Everyone!

    Happy 2021 edhatters! A new year and a hopefully better year is here.

  • 396 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reports 396 new cases of COVID-19 on the final day of 2020.

  • 2020 Words of the Year

    Esteemed dictionaries have revealed their top words of the year for 2020. Take a wild guess at one of the top words.

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