Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Legendary Actor Kirk Douglas Dies at 103

    Hollywood's iconic actor and part-time Montecito resident Kirk Douglas passed away at age 103 on Wednesday.

  • Injured Highway Owl Released Back to Nature

    The injured barn owl found on Highway 101 in December has made a full recovery and was released back to nature.

  • Structure Fire at Birnam Wood Home

    Just after 3 am Wednesday morning, Montecito Firefighters responded to a structure fire in a residence. 

  • SBCC Employee Arrested for Stealing Printer Supplies

    A Santa Barbara City College employee has been arrested for allegedly stealing printer supplies and selling them on eBay since 2015.

  • Search Warrants Issued in Kristin Smart Case

    [Update]: The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office served new search warrants relating to the disappearance of Kristin Smart that occurred over 20 years ago.

  • Construction on Highway 154

    A 24-hour closure of Highway 154 begins Wednesday evening from Painted Cave Road to San Antonio Creek Road.

  • Amazon to Create 150 Local Jobs

    Amazon announced its workforce expansion in Santa Barbara with plans to create an additional 150 jobs in the technical field.

  • More Cases of Coronavirus in California

    [Update]: The total cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus detected in California have risen to six as of Monday.

  • Goleta Tech Buildings Purchased for $35 Million

    The Castilian Technical Center in Goleta, which includes a three-building campus off Hollister Ave, was purchased for over $35 million.

  • Local Musician in Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

    Local musician Martin Gore was one of the recent inductees in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as part of his band "Depeche Mode."

  • Luxury Resort Chain to Manage Mattei's Tavern

    A luxury resort chain has been hired to manage the Inn at Mattei's Tavern in Los Olivos and hopes to reopen the historic landmark next year.

  • Board of Supervisors Approve Lompoc Wind Project

    The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to deny three appeals and approve the Strauss Wind Project in Lompoc.

  • Santa Maria Carjacking Suspect Arrested Following Collision

    [Update]: Santa Maria Police have arrested a suspected carjacker who led a high-speed pursuit resulting in two injuries on Monday.

  • UCSB Confirms No CoronaVirus on Campus Amid Student Fears

    UC Santa Barbara confirmed there are no cases of the coronavirus on campus or in student housing amid growing concerns.

  • Cave Fire Officially "Out"

    The Cave Fire is now officially "out," according to the Los Padres National Forest Service.

  • Community Conversation on Fire and Flood

    Community organizations hosted a free discussion on the impacts of the Thomas Fire and January 9 Debris Flow. 

  • Earl Warren Showgrounds Partners with Equine Evacuation in Renovation

    The Earl Warren Showgrounds Board of Directors agreed to partner with the local equine evacuation team on their equestrian facility renovation.

  • Winners Announced at 38th Annual Rincon Classic

    Surfers celebrated their wins at the 38th annual Rincon Classic this past weekend.

  • Santa Barbara Company Sued for Wrongful Death

    A Santa Barbara-based company has been named in a wrongful death lawsuit where a Marine's wife died after hitting her head in a parking lot last summer.

  • Historical Pipe Organ Used During Silent Film

    A historical pipe organ at the Arlington Theatre was used during a showing of the original Hunchback of Notre Dame.

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