Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Thursday COVID-19 Update: 139 Cases

    As of Thursday evening, there are 28 additional cases of COVID-19 making the confirmed total 139 in Santa Barbara County.

  • First Coronavirus Death Hits Santa Barbara County

    Santa Barbara County Public Health officials confirm one person died from the coronavirus on Wednesday as the total confirmed cases increases to 111.

  • Early Morning Structure Fire in Lompoc

    Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to an early morning structure fire on Highway 246 Wednesday.

  • 2020 March Edness Winners Announced

    Celebrate the winners of our 2020 March Edness contest!

  • Mountain Lion Captured in Orcutt Backyard

    [Update]: A mountain lion was safely captured in an Orcutt backyard early Tuesday evening.

  • Coronavirus Patients Reach 99 with 11 in the ICU

    [Update]: As of Tuesday evening, the total number of coronavirus patients increased to 99 including 11 patients in the Intensive Care Unit.

  • City of Santa Barbara to Layoff 400 Employees

    The City of Santa Barbara is expected to layoff approximately 400 employees due to the COVID-19 crisis. 

  • Board of Supervisors Discuss Coronavirus Timeline and Preparation

    The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors discuss planning and preparation Tuesday morning for the inevitable rise of coronavirus cases in local communities.

  • City Fences Off Skater's Point

    The City of Santa Barbara has fenced off Skater's Point skatepark after residents ignored the closed signs.

  • Small Oil Spill in Santa Maria Valley

    Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to a small oil spill in the Santa Maria Valley Monday morning.

  • Santa Barbara Police Department Closes Lobby

    As a proactive measure to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Santa Barbara Police Department is suspending all police department front counter services and closing the lobby to the public.

  • Six Coronavirus Patients in Intensive Care Unit

    [Update]: As of Sunday evening, 6 coronavirus patients are in the Intensive Care Unit as the total number of COVID-19 cases increases to 68 in Santa Barbara County.

  • March Edness 2020: Day 20

    [Answer Revealed]: It's Day 20, the final day of this year's March Edness. Enter your guess of the location in the photo by 8:00 p.m.

  • Cat Therapy Continues to Provide for Rescue Cats During COVID-19 Shutdown

    The owner of Cat Therapy shares how they're trying to stay afloat during the COVID-19 shutdowns.

  • House Fire Displaces Goleta Family

    A local family is displaced after an early Sunday morning fire damaged their two-story home in the unincorporated area of Goleta.

  • One Injury in UTV Collision Off Paradise Road

    One person was helicoptered to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital following a UTV collision in the Los Padres National Forest Saturday evening.

  • UC Santa Barbara Plans Virtual Graduation Ceremony

    UC Santa Barbara is planning to hold a "virtual ceremony" for graduation as other local colleges follow suit.

  • March Edness 2020: Day 19

    [Answer Revealed]: It's Day 19 of March Edness. Enter your guess of the location in the photo by 8:00 p.m.

  • Three People Hospitalized as COVID-19 Cases Increase to 32

    [Update]: Coronavirus cases in Santa Barbara County increased to 32 as three people are hospitalized with one in the intensive care unit.

  • Director of Santa Barbara Downtown Organization Leaving Position

    The Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Downtown Organization is leaving her position after 15 months.

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