Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Happy 4th of July!

    It's Fourth of July in Santa Barbara, share your holiday photos!

  • Santa Maria Brush Fire Contained at 48 Acres

    Santa Barbara County firefighters have contained a brush fire near Santa Maria at 48.2 acres. 

  • 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes California

    [Update]: A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck in San Bernadino County causing shockwaves felt in Santa Barbara.

  • Professional Santa Barbara Motorcyclist Dies in Race Collision

    Santa Barbara-based professional motorcyclist and local business owner Carlin Dunne died in a crash during a race in Colorado Springs on Sunday morning.

  • Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Invest in Local Food Company

    Celebrities Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are among a group of investors that acquired Santa Barbara-based Bragg Live Food Products.

  • Local Realtor in Australian Prison for Tax Evasion

    A Santa Barbara realtor and Australian native is currently in a Melbourne prison for allegedly evading taxes on luxury home sales. 

  • Are Plastic Straws Distracting from a Bigger Problem?

    A recent opinion article explains how banning plastic straws might be a distraction as the local plastic ban is set to begin July 1.

  • Samy's Camera to Close After 20 Years

    Samy's Camera will close their State Street location on Saturday after serving the local area for over 20 years.

  • Solstice Parade Drum Contest Winner

    [Winner Announced!] Happy Solstice Season! We've announced the annual drum counting contest winner.

  • 10 Intriguing Facts About Santa Barbara

    An edhat reader shares a funny video of a comedian making fun of Santa Barbara's inconsistencies. 

  • Man on State Street

    An Edhat reader is inquiring about more information on a man who stands outside the art museum talking about Noah's Ark.

  • Finally, a Rock Opera About Isla Vista

    Warm up your vocal cords because a rock opera has finally been produced about our beloved Isla Vista.

  • Help the City of Goleta Break Ground on the Goleta Valley Community Center Athletic Field
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    Help the City of Goleta Break Ground on the Goleta Valley Community Center Athletic Field

    The City of Goleta is renovating the athletic field behind the Goleta Valley Community Center and adjacent to the Boys and Girls Club. The community is invited to a groundbreaking with City Council and City staff on Wednesday, June 19, at 2:30 p.m. Children are encouraged to attend.

  • Santa Ynez Polo Classic
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    Santa Ynez Polo Classic

    The 8th Annual SYV Polo Classic will return to Piocho Ranch at Happy Canyon Vineyard in Santa Ynez for another year of fast, action-packed polo. VIP guests are treated to priority parking, private tented seating and dining area, sparkling wine and appetizer reception in private tent, entertainment, three-course luncheon, goody bag, silent auction, and the ever-popular hat contest. The event will also include 2 Club Sections with tented table seating, lunch, and limited beer and wine, as well as General Admission Seating.

  • Vegetation Fire Near Buellton

    Santa Barbara County Fire crews are responding to a vegetation fire near Buellton in the 1900 block of W. Highway 246.

  • IMAGES OF OUR MARITIME COMMUNITY: SCAPE Art Show and Sale to Benefit the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
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    IMAGES OF OUR MARITIME COMMUNITY: SCAPE Art Show and Sale to Benefit the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

    Sponsored by Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment (SCAPE)

  • UMIJOO: Book Reading & Signing With Author Casson Trenor
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    UMIJOO: Book Reading & Signing With Author Casson Trenor

    Casson Trenor has dedicated his career to improving the relationship between human beings and our oceans. Trenor is the author of two books on ocean conservation, including 2019’s Umijoo, a children’s book about food, our oceans, and the importance of making responsible choices. He is a frequent commentator on ocean issues and has been featured in many international media outlets, including CNN, TIME, Forbes, Asahi Shimbun, and the New York Times.

  • Opening Night Gala
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    Opening Night Gala

    The Music Academy of the West’s 72nd Summer Festival launches next Friday, June 14 with a star-studded Opening Night Gala dedicated to pianist Jerome Lowenthal. We anticipate a sold out event to kick off the Festival. Following that, we’ll have more than 170 events through August 10 attended by more than 40,000 people at the Music Academy, the Granada and Lobero Theatres, and the Santa Barbara Bowl (Sun, Jul 14). We have fellows joining us here in SB from 22 states and 18 countries and 70 national and international guest artists who will be in residency.

  • Clothing Drive
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    Clothing Drive

    In partnership with Transition House, Glenn Dallas Gallery hosts a clothing drive to benefit women and children in our community.
    In the spirit of women helping women, Glenn Dallas Gallery is proud to partner with Transition House in accepting donations of new or gently used attire for women and families in need. Transition House is an organization in Santa Barbara dedicated to
    providing life tools and support to families struggling with permanent housing and finances.

  • LA Times Exposes Santa Barbara's Marijuana Boom

    Santa Barbara County officials have opened the door to host the world's largest marijuana farm, reports the Los Angeles Times.

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