Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Forward Progress Stopped in Brush Fire Near VAFB

    [Update]: Crews are responding to a seven-acre brush fire off Highway 1 near Vandenberg Air Force Base.

  • Miguelito Fire Caused by Target Shooting

    The 24-acre brush fire south of Lompoc that took place on Labor Day was determined to be caused by recreational target shooting.

  • Brush Fire Near Cuyama Pistachio Farm

    Santa Barbara County Firefighters are on the scene of a brush fire near a pistachio farm off Highway 33 near Cuyama.

  • Public Health Encourages Community Members to Get COVID-19 Test

    The Public Health Department encourages community members to get tested for COVID-19 to help loosen restrictions to reopen more businesses.

  • Four Deaths and 30 New COVID-19 Cases

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is reporting four additional deaths of individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 and 30 new cases. 

  • Downtown Apartment Fire Displaces Residents

    [Update]: Santa Barbara City Firefighters responded to an early morning fire at an apartment in the first block of W. Arrellaga Street Thursday.


  • Two COVID-19 Deaths and 51 New Cases

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is reporting two COVID-19 deaths and 51 new cases on Wednesday.

  • 141 New COVID-19 Cases Over the Weekend

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reports 141 new COVID-19 cases from Saturday through Tuesday.

  • Small Brush Fire Near Vandenberg Air Force Base

    [Update]: Santa Barbara County Firefighters responded to a small brush fire near Vandenberg Air Force Base early Tuesday evening.

  • Traffic Collision near Glen Annie Offramp

    California Highway Patrol is responding to a multi-vehicle traffic collision on the Glen Annie offramp in Goleta.

  • Body Found on Gaviota Beach Connected to Anaheim Homicide

    [Update]: The Anaheim Police Department has confirmed the body found on a Gaviota Beach this Sunday belongs to a homicide suspect.

  • Los Padres National Forest Closes Due to Fire Conditions

    The U.S. Forest Service announced Monday eight national forests would temporarily close, including Los Padres, due to dangerous fire conditions.

  • Brush Fire Stopped at 24 Acres Near Lompoc

    [Update]: Santa Barbara County fire crews have stopped the forward progress of a 24-acre brush fire south of Lompoc.

  • Gaucho Day of Service

    A huge worldwide turnout is expected for UC Santa Barbara alumni’s annual event in people's own neighborhoods.

  • How Crowded Are the Beaches?

    How have edhat readers experienced the beaches this Labor Day weekend?

  • UCLA Health Opens in Montecito

    UC Los Angeles has opened a primary care health center on Coast Village Road in Montecito.

  • Fireworks in SB?

    Edhat readers report fireworks in downtown Santa Barbara on Saturday evening.

  • 3.8 Earthquake in Santa Ynez Saturday

    A 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck Santa Ynez early Saturday evening.

  • Driver Flown to Hospital After Becoming Trapped Under Vehicle

    Santa Barbara County firefighters rescued a motorist trapped under a vehicle near Los Alamos on Friday evening.

  • Lazy Acres Offers Safe Marketing During COVID-19

    With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to spread in our local community, grocery store Lazy Acres is offering a safe marketing experience.

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