Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Santa Barbara Ranked #1 Best Place to Live for the Weather

    In a recent ranking, Santa Barbara was named the #1 Best Place to the Live in the U.S. for the Weather in 2018

  • Cat of the Week: Zodiac

    Meet Zodiac, an adventurous kitten who is looking for a home.

  • Dog of the Week: Mushu

    Meet Mushu, a sweet pup who's looking for a new home.

  • Vehicle Collides with Power Pole Causing Widespread Outage

    A vehicle struck a power pole in Lompoc causing a widespread power outage in the Mission Hills area.

  • Video Surveillance Helps Police Arrest Vandalism Suspect

    Santa Maria Police credit good video surveillance to help officers arrest a suspect who caused thousands of dollars of damage to local businesses.

  • 2nd Quarter Sheriff's Round-Up Video Released

    The latest Sheriff's Roundup video offers a behind the scenes tour of the Northern Branch Jail which is half-way complete.

  • Shooting Investigation Arrest

    Three men were arrested for their alleged involvement in a shooting on July 11 in Santa Maria.

  • Concerts in the Park is Back!

    Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries rocked Chase Palm Park on Thursday with La Boheme performing a fun dance number.

  • Clean Water Act Lawsuit Filed Against Orcutt Hill Oil Operation

    The Environmental Defense Center has filed a lawsuit against an oil company to clean up over a hundred oil seeps and spills for illegal stormwater discharges to local waterways.

  • Guadalupe Receives $4.5 Million Grant

    The City of Guadalupe received a $4.5 million Community Development Block Grant Award.

  • Funk Zone Parking Workshop Recap

    The City of Santa Barbara shares a video focused on public parking workshops in the Funk Zone.

  • Tips on Being Air Quality Aware and Fire Prepared

    Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District and Santa Barbara County Public Health Department encourage residents to be proactive and plan for poor air quality conditions when wildfires occur and smoke is present.

  • Santa Barbara Police Fish Fleeing Felon from Pacific

    Santa Barbara Police arrested a felon for assaulting a woman after he fled and jumped into the ocean early Wednesday morning.

  • 10 Homes Destroyed in Holiday Fire

    [Update]: With updated numbers, the Holiday Fire destroyed 10 homes in 113 acres.

  • Extortion Letter Scam Reaches Santa Barbara

    An edhat reader shares an example of the extortion letter scam that recently hit Santa Barbara County residents.

  • Party Over Policy

    When it comes to climate change, Democrats and Republicans are generally in agreement — they just don’t realize it.

  • Highway 101 Lane Closure in Carpinteria

    Starting Wednesday the northbound Highway 101 fast lane will be closed for Casitas Pass Overcrossing removal between Bailard and Linden Avenues. One northbound Highway 101 lane will remain open.

  • Shooting Investigation in Santa Maria

    Santa Maria Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that took place on Church Street Wednesday evening.

  • Preventative Maintenance Construction Begins Next Week

    Preventative maintenance work will begin next week, July 17,  2018  and will continue through August 2, 2018 in Santa Barbara County.

  • Additional Public Safety Patrols Downtown

    The City of Santa Barbara is increasing public safety patrols on State Street to deter nuisance issues.

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