Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Wednesday Update: 440 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

    Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reports an additional 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county with a total of 440 confirmed cases.

  • Additional Search Warrant Issued in Kristin Smart Case

    The San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Office announced today another search warrant was issued related to the disappearance of Kristin Smart over 20 years ago.

  • County Creates Plan to Reopen Economy, Public Health Releases Data on COVID-19 Patients

    Santa Barbara County lays out guidelines for a detailed plan to reopen the economy while the Public Health Department releases demographic data of the positive COVID-19 cases.

  • Missing Woman Found Safe in Goleta Orchard

    Sheriff’s deputies along with County Air Support safely located a woman deep inside an orchard after she had been missing overnight.

  • Santa Barbara City Officials Address Neighborhood Safety

    Santa Barbara Mayor Cathy Murillo led a press conference Monday afternoon to address neighborhood safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Cafe Ana Announces Closure due to COVID-19 Pandemic

    The owners of Cafe Ana announced they are closing for good on Monday due to financial constraints brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Monday Update: 22 New Cases, 416 Total

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department confirms 22 new cases of COVID-19 with a total of 416 as of Monday.

  • Santa Barbara County Receives B Rating for Social Distancing

    An analytics firm is using cellphone location data to track how well counties are following social distancing guidelines.

  • Sunday COVID-19 Update: 394 Cases

    Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is reporting 9 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 for a total of 394.

  • 3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Near Carpinteria

    [Update]: South Coast residents awoke to an earthquake early Sunday morning near Carpinteria.

  • Soup Kitchen Donates Food to Local Hospital

    The Organic Soup Kitchen donated gallons of soup to the medical staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital during the COVID-19 crisis.

  • Friday Update: 373 Total Coronavirus Cases

    An additional 19 confirmed coronavirus cases were announced Friday, bringing Santa Barbara County's grand total to 373.

  • Vintner on the Mend Following Horse Riding Accident

    Los Olivos vintner Larry Saarloos is recovering after surgery for injuries stemming from a horse-riding accident.

  • Thursday Update: Third Death Hits Santa Barbara County

    Public Health officials announced another COVID-19 related death in Santa Barbara County and an increase of 20 new cases.

  • Legal Aid Foundation Advocates for Tenant Rights

    The Legal Aid Foundation is offering free services and advice to local renters who fear eviction during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • UCSB Summer Session Goes Online

    UC Santa Barbara announced all summer session courses will be delivered by remote instruction.

  • Wednesday Update: 334 Total Coronavirus Cases

    The Public Health Department announced 21 newly confirmed coronavirus cases bringing the total to 334.

  • Neighbor Converts Free Little Library to Free Little Pantry

    A Santa Barbara resident turned their free little library into a free little pantry for neighbors in need. 

  • Santa Barbara Police Make Arrest in Easter Day Shooting

    A 24-year-old Goleta man has been arrested for his involvement in a drive-by shooting on Easter Sunday.

  • Public Health Echo Governor's Timeline As Cases Reach 313

    Santa Barbara County Public Health officials follow the Governor's timeline for easing shelter in place orders as the total confirmed COVID-19 cases reach 313.

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