Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Another Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation Raided

    For the third time this week, Santa Barbara Sheriff's Detectives raided an illegal marijuana growing operation in Solvang.

  • Semi-Truck Fire at Goleta Post Office Plant

    A semi-truck caught fire at the U.S. Postal Service processing plant in Goleta on Sunday morning.

  • Fire Crews Extinguish Brush Fire Near Buellton

    Santa Barbara County firefighters extinguished a 2-acre blaze outside Buellton on Saturday evening.

  • Coffee with a Cop Day at McDonalds in Goleta

    Coffee with a Cop Day at McDonalds in Goleta

    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is joining law enforcement agencies across the country in participating with “National Coffee with a Cop Day” on October 3, 2018. Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the City of Goleta will be at the McDonald’s located at 6900 Marketplace Dr. from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. next Wednesday for coffee and conversation with community members. 

  • Governor Signs Bill to Prevent Hacking of Smart Devices

    Governor Brown has signed state senator Hannah-Beth Jackson's bill, SB 327, which requires smart device security, into legislation.

  • Off Leash Dog Park Ribbon Cutting

    Off Leash Dog Park Ribbon Cutting

    The Isla Vista Recreation and Park District are excited to announce the grand opening of the first fenced Dog Park in Isla Vista on Thursday, October 4th, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. The Dog Park is located at Sueno Park, 6650 Sueño Rd. This project is being funded by voter-approved Measure O.

  • Geyser on Veronica Place

    An edhat reader reports a geyser on Veronica Place.

  • Three Million Dollars of Illegal Marijuana Eradicated

    Santa Barbara Sheriff's Detectives eradicated three million dollars of illegal marijuana in New Cuyama and rescued a puppy who appeared to be ill from the surrounding chemicals. 

  • Montecito Water Recycled Water Study Update

    Montecito Water District’s Strategic Planning Committee met on September 20th to review the eagerly awaited draft Recycled Water Feasibility Study and discuss potential projects.

  • CALTRANS Continues Work on SR 192 Following Montecito Floods

    CALTRANS continues to work on rebuilding and repairing bridges on State Route 192 following the Montecito floods in January.

  • Free Career Workshop

    Free Career Workshop

    Attend the Goleta Valley Library’s Career Vision workshop on Monday, October 8, from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. Career Vision is a holistic career program that has been reshaping the way job seekers search and apply for work. The six hour employment workshop is for anyone looking for a job, from teens to retirees returning to the workforce.

  • Bud Bottoms Dies at Age 90

    Iconic Santa Barbara artist, sculptor and environmental activist James "Bud" Bottoms passed away at age 90 this weekend.

  • No Indoor Voices 7 Year Celebration

    No Indoor Voices 7 Year Celebration

    For the last seven years, local writer, comedienne, producer, Kimmie Dee created a business out of nothing. She built a production company from the ground up with no money, no experience, and no venue. Since then, NO INDOOR VOICES (NIV) has a solid reputation as Santa Barbara’s most prolific and diverse producer of quality entertainment in comedy.

  • Higher Education & Scholarships and Financial Aid - Panel Discussion

    Higher Education & Scholarships and Financial Aid - Panel Discussion

    Are you or your child considering going to college or university? Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County in partnership with Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara Unified School District College & Career Center, and The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara present an evening of learning about college, scholarships and financial aid for both teenagers and for adults. There will be a panel discussion followed by Q&A.

    October 1
    7:00-8:30 P.M.
    Free Methodist Church
    1435 Cliff Drive

  • David Wilcox at SOhO

    David Wilcox at SOhO

    Sunday, October 7, 2018
    Doors: 6:00 PM | Show: 8:00 PM

  • Santa Barbara's Heart and Stroke Walk

    Santa Barbara's Heart and Stroke Walk

    The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, is hosting the 2018 Santa Barbara Heart and Stroke Walk, an event that has been instrumental in innovative breakthroughs over the last 25 years. Since the inception of the Heart Walk, mortality rates from cardiovascular disease and stroke have plummeted by 45 percent. Each walker and each donation has helped to transform health statistics

  • Santa Barbara Police Department’s Open Porch Community Event

    Santa Barbara Police Department’s Open Porch Community Event

    On Behalf of the Chief of Police:

    We invite the public to join us at the Santa Barbara Police Department’s Open Porch Community Event, celebrating our community and honoring the legacy of our fallen officers.  The event takes place 9 to 11:30 A.M. on September 29, 2018, at the Police Department Headquarters located at 215 E. Figueroa. Complimentary off-street parking for the event is located at Parking Lot, 1019 Garden Street.

  • AIA Santa Barbara’s 10th Anniversary ArchitecTours

    AIA Santa Barbara’s 10th Anniversary ArchitecTours

    The American Institute of Architects Santa Barbara is proud to announce their 10th-anniversary ArchitecTours event. This year’s tour will celebrate the fabric of Santa Barbara’s downtown, including historic properties, hidden gems, and recent additions. Join us on this walking tour as we rediscover downtown Santa Barbara and imagine living, working, dining, shopping, and playing in the heart of the City - mark Saturday, October 6th on your calendar for this unique event!

  • Tractor-Trailer Collision in Orcutt

    A tractor trailer, which was hauling another tractor, had a solo vehicle accident on Highway 1 near Highway 135 in Orcutt early Saturday morning.

  • Unfractured: An Afternoon with the Documentary's Director

    Unfractured: An Afternoon with the Documentary's Director

    Unfractured film screening with Mona Damluji and filmmaker Chanda Chevannes (12:30, MCC Theater).

    Date: October 2, 2018

    Time: 12:30 p.m.

    Location: Multi-Cultural Center Theatre at UC Santa Barbara


    A hopeful documentary about fighting with your whole heart, UNFRACTURED follows introspective biologist and mother Sandra Steingraber as she reinvents herself as an outspoken activist and throws herself into a an environmental war that many believe is unwinnable.

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