Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Officers Identified in Shooting of Unarmed Hope Ranch Murder Suspect

    The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the officers involved in the Hope Ranch shooting of an unarmed murder suspect earlier this month.

  • Disturbing History of Survivor in Fatal Highway 154 Crash

    A disturbing history has been revealed of the survivor in the Highway 154 collision that killed a woman and two children on Friday.

  • Small Brush Fire in Santa Ynez

    Santa Barbara County Firefighters are responding to a one-acre brush fire off Dove Meadow Road in Santa Ynez.

  • Painted Cave Fire Department to Sell Equipment

    The volunteer-based Painted Cave Fire Department is selling its trucks and equipment to cover legal fees. 

  • Vehicle of Missing Lompoc Man Found

    Lompoc Police announced the vehicle of a missing Lompoc man has been found after he disappeared in 2017. 

  • Milpas Street Trick or Treat

    Milpas Street Trick or Treat


    More than seventy businesses and non profits have joined together on Milpas Street to help local children enjoy some Halloween fun.

  • Halloween Flash Mob Takes Over Courthouse Garden

    Hundreds of dancers joined the annual Halloween flash mob that took place in the Sunken Gardens on Saturday afternoon.

  • Multi-Vehicle Collision Near Turnpike

    California Highway Patrol is on the scene of a six-vehicle collision on Highway 101 near Turnpike.

  • Santa Barbara Airport to Add Chicago as New Destination

    [Update]: It's official, Santa Barbara Airport has a new nonstop destination to Chicago.

  • Solvang Woman Identified in Triple Fatal Collision

    Officials have released the name of the woman who died in a triple fatal traffic collision on Highway 154 Friday afternoon.

  • Reckless Driver Arrested on Las Positas

    California Highway Patrol arrested a reckless driver after a high-speed pursuit on Thursday afternoon.

  • Recent Hate Crime Inflames Racial Tension at SBCC

    A horrendous hate crime on Santa Barbara City College's campus is escalating racial tension causing fear among students and employees.

  • Proposed 4 Hour Limit to Storing Personal Items on Public Property

    The City of Santa Barbara is considering an ordinance that limits the storage of personal items on public property to four hours.

  • Pedestrian Killed by Amtrak Train

    A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train on Tuesday evening.

  • Madama Butterfly Comes to the Granada

    Opera Santa Barbara is hosting Giacomo Puccini's timeless "Madama Butterfly" at the Granada Theatre on November 1st and 3rd. 

  • NTSB Releases Report on SBA Crash Landing

    The National Transportation Safety Board cites system failures as the cause for the Lockheed C130 crash landing at Santa Barbara Airport in August.    

  • SBUSD Superintendent Cary Matsuoka Announces Retirement

    Santa Barbara Unified School District Superintendent Cary Matsuoka suddenly announced his retirement at Tuesday's school board meeting.

  • Investigation into Date Rape Drugs at UCSB Fraternity

    UC Santa Barbara sent out a notice last week about two incidents involving date rape drugs at a fraternity event.

  • Beware, Fake Halloween Cobwebs Threaten Wildlife

    Fake cobwebs used for Halloween decorations can pose a real threat to wildlife, especially birds.

  • Guardian Angels Form Neighborhood Watch in Lompoc

    Lompoc residents form a chapter of the neighborhood watch group Guardian Angels after seven homicides this year.

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