Articles From : Edhat Staff
Toddler Helicoptered From Cruise Ship Off Santa Barbara Coast
The U.S. Coast Guard airlifted a toddler from a cruise ship off the Santa Barbara coast last week for a medical emergency.
Burton Mound Plaque Stolen
The plaque at Santa Barbara's historic Burton Mound has been been stolen from Ambassador Park.
Second County Jail Inmate Dies in One Week
[Update]: The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office reports a second inmate death within a week.
Fallen Tree into Power Lines Causes Small Buellton Fire
A tree fell into powerlines on Highway 246 near Buellton causing a small brush fire on Sunday morning.
Two Detained Following Westside Standoff
[Update]: Sanat Barbara Police and a SWAT Team responded to a standoff in the Westside neighborhood on Saturday morning.
County Supervisors Increase Their Own Salaries
The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted to give themselves a salary increase last week.
Body of Missing Santa Barbara Man Identified After 26 Years
Jefferey Douglas Kimzey went missing in 1997 and through DNA advancements, detectives have identified his body in a brutal murder investigation.
Council Denies Six Santa Barbara Restaurant Parklet Appeals
The Santa Barbara City Council votes in favor of ADA compliance for six restaurants with outdoor dining violations.
Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck by Amtrak Train
A pedestrian has died after being struck by a passing Amtrak train near Modoc on Monday evening.
Fatal Vehicle Rollover on Highway 101 Near Fairview
[Update]: One person has died in a vehicle rollover collision on Highway 101 northbound at the Fairview onramp.
30 Apartments Proposed for Lower Riviera Due to Builder's Remedy Law
A preliminary application was approved last week to build 30 apartment units in Santa Barbara's Lower Riviera due to the Builder's Remedy law.
Downtown Parking Fees Could Increase to $3 Per Hour
Santa Barbara City may soon consider another increase to downtown parking rates amid a budget deficit.
Small Brush Fire Stopped Outside Solvang
Firefighters stopped the forward progress of a small grass fire near Solvang on Sunday.
Iridium OneWeb Launch Successful
SpaceX launched the Iridium OneWeb mission from Vandenberg early Saturday morning.
Gifford Fire 100% Contained
[Update]: The Gifford Fire is 100% contained at about 52 acres.
Munger Hall First Set Sights on USC and CalTech
A new report states the controversial dormitory was initially in talks with two other Southern California colleges
Providence School Locked Down Due to a Reported Trespasser
Providence School in downtown Santa Barbara was under a brief lockdown due to a reported trespasser on Friday morning.
Supervisors Greenlight Homeless Housing on Hollister Ave
Santa Barbara County Supervisors approve 90 tiny homes for homeless individuals on the former Juvenile Hall site.
Santa Barbara's Economic Development Manager Quits
The City of Santa Barbara's first ever Economic Development Manager, Jason Harris, is leaving after three years.