Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Meagan Harmon Appointed to California Coastal Commission

    Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Santa Barbara City Councilmember Meagan Harmon to the California Coastal Commission on Tuesday.

  • Black Swans Spotted in the Santa Barbara Harbor

    Edhat readers share photos of five black swans spotted in the Santa Barbara Harbor this week.

  • School Lockdowns Lifted After Police Investigate Man with Gun

    Two Goleta schools were placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a report was made of a man with a gun in the area.

  • Vehicle Fire Spreads to Brush on Highway 154

    [Update]: A vehicle fire spread to nearby brush on Highway 154 near Cathedral Oaks Tuesday morning.

  • Fatal Traffic Collision Near Padaro Lane

    [Update]: A Goleta woman died in a solo traffic collision on Highway 101 northbound at Padaro Lane on Friday.

  • Traffic Collision Near Nojoqui Summit

    [Update]: Santa Barbara County Firefighters responded to a vehicle collision on Highway 101 at Nojoqui Summit Monday morning.

  • Refrigerator Causes House Fire in Goleta

    A fire that started from a refrigerator spread through the kitchen in a Goleta home.

  • Two Fires Near Homeless Camp Off Los Carneros

    [Update]: Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to two brush fires near a homeless camp off Los Carneros early Saturday.

  • Semi-Truck Collision Sends Three to Hospital

    A traffic collision between a semi-truck and sedan sent three people to the hospital in the Santa Maria Valley on Friday morning.

  • Engine Fire on Container Vessel Off El Capitan Beach

    A large container vessel suffered an engine fire early Wednesday morning off the coast of El Capitan Beach.

  • Additional Arrests Made in Eastside's Double Homicide

    The Santa Barbara Police Department announced additional arrests relating to the double homicide on Santa Barbara's Eastside in January.

  • CDC Updates Outdoor Mask Guidance for Vaccinated People

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance on Tuesday regarding outdoor mask use for fully vaccinated Americans.

  • County Follows CDC Recommendation to Resume Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

    [Update]: The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is following the CDC's recommendation to use the Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine after a brief pause over concern for blood clots.

  • Successful Delta IV Launch from Vandenberg

    A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base Monday afternoon.

  • Suspect With a Knife Arrested on State Street

    A Santa Maria man wielding a knife in the 500 block of State Street was arrested by Santa Barbara Police on Sunday evening.

  • Fatal Traffic Collision Near Los Alamos

    A Santa Maria man has died in a solo vehicle collision on Highway 101 near Solomon Grade.

  • Goleta Man Dies in Highway 154 Vehicle Rollover

    [Update]: A 23-year-old Goleta man died in a solo vehicle rollover on Highway 154 Sunday.

  • Dehydrated Mountain Biker Rescued from Gaviota Peak

    [Update]: Santa Barbara County Firefighters and rescue helicopter responded to a dehydrated mountain biker at Gaviota Peak on Sunday.

  • 42% of Santa Barbara County Residents at Least Partially COVID-19 Vaccinated

    Santa Barbara County Public Health Department officials announced approximately 42% of eligible county residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

  • Prescribed Burn out of Control near Lompoc

    [Update]: Firefighters are in the process of knocking down a controlled burn that jumped containment lines in Lompoc.

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