Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Brush Fire on Ellwood Canyon Road

    Santa Barbara County firefighters knocked down a brush fire in the 1300 block of Ellwood Canyon Road in Goleta on Monday evening.

  • Chipmunk Caption Contest Winner Announced

    [Winner Announced]: Ed has announced the winner of our chipmunk caption contest, check it out!

  • Water Rescue for Kite Surfer in Distress

    Santa Barbara City Firefighters and Harbor Patrol responded to a kite surfer in distress off Mesa Lane on Sunday afternoon.

  • One Injured in Santa Maria Rollover Collision

    One person was injured following a single-vehicle rollover collision on Highway 101 in Santa Maria on Saturday morning.

  • Fall 2020 Restaurant Roundup

    New restaurant and dining options have opened in Santa Barbara or changed gears, check out some of the highlights.

  • Announcing Edhat's Scanner Reporters

    Edhat announces its new scanner reporter collective to keep the community informed on breaking news.

  • Gatherings Keep County in Red Tier

    Santa Barbara County remains "solidly" in the red tier with case rates preventing fewer restrictions, mostly due to gatherings.

  • Man Arrested for Shoving Trump Supporter at East Beach

    The man caught on camera for shoving a Trump supporter by East Beach last weekend has turned himself in and was arrested by police.

  • iV Menus Owner Sentenced to 18 Years in State Prison

    The owner of iV Menus in Isla Vista has been sentenced to 18 years in State Prison for several felony counts of sexual assault.

  • Four Injured in Santa Maria Traffic Collision

    Four people were injured in a multi-vehicle traffic collision west of Santa Maria early Friday morning.

  • Cat Canyon Oil Project Application Withdrawn

    The application for a Cat Canyon oil project was withdrawn on Monday, making it the third project that's been cancelled in the area this year.

  • Orcutt School Closes as Goleta School Board Plans Reopening

    A private high school in Orcutt closes after reopening as the Goleta School Board voted to resume in-person learning in January.

  • UCSB Scientist Discovers DDT Dumping Ground

    UC Santa Barbara scientist David Valentine discovered a DDT dumping ground off the California coast.

  • Humpback Whale Knocks Into Kayakers Near Avila Beach

    A video captured off the coast of Avila Beach shows two kayakers nearly getting swallowed by a humpback whale.

  • Santa Barbara County 2020 Election Results

    The majority of numbers are in for local 2020 election races. Check out the results.

  • Gas Leak on Calle Real

    Santa Barbara County Firefighters responded to a reported gas leak on Calle Real in Goleta late Monday night.

  • Hollywood Film Producer Arrested for Another Sexual Assault

    A Hollywood film producer was arrested for another sexual assault last week after being out on bail for sexual assault charges in Santa Barbara County.

  • Santa Barbara High Student Athlete Tests Positive for COVID-19

    The Santa Barbara Unified School District reports a Santa Barbara High student-athlete has tested positive for COVID-19.

  • Edhat's 2020 Election Poll

    The election is almost here so take our 2020 Edhat Election Poll to see where readers stand on local issues. 

  • Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

    Get ready to set your clock back an hour and enjoy that extra hour of sleep for Daylight Saving Time will end Sunday.

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