Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Ike's Abruptly Closes Isla Vista Location Ahead of State Street Opening

    Popular sandwich chain Ike's abruptly closed their Isla Vista location amid dueling lawsuits before opening their new State Street location.

  • Court Rules Using Chalk for Parking Enforcement Violates Constitution

    Could local tire chalking be on its way out? On Monday a federal appeals court ruled that "chalking" tires for parking enforcement violate the Fourth Amendment.

  • Sheriff’s Office Announces Isla Vista Party Registration Program

    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office announced a new Party Registration Program for Isla Vista to reduce negative interactions with law enforcement.

  • Funk Zone Parking Poll

    Do you think parking should be metered in the Funk Zone? Take our edhat poll!

  • Easter Caption Winner Announced

    [Winner!] The winner has been announced for our Easter-themed caption contest.

  • The Four Sisters by Claude Lanzmann

    The Four Sisters by Claude Lanzmann

    The Four Sisters by Claude Lanzmann
    Sunday, April 28th | 2 p.m. • Thursday, May 2nd | 7 p.m.
    Pollock Theater, UC Santa Barbara • FREE to the public
    Co-sponsored by the Carsey-Wolf Center

  • Happy Earth Day!

    Santa Barbara's rich roots in Earth Day are honored Monday and this weekend during the Earth Day Festival.

  • Edhat's 15th Anniversary Party!

    Edhat's 15th Anniversary Party!


    Edhat Santa Barbara will host their 15th Anniversary Celebration Party on Wednesday, April 24, from 5:30-7:30 pm at Carr Winery ( 414 N. Salsipuedes St., Santa Barbara). This is a free, 21 years of age and over, community event that will include light appetizers, birthday cupcakes, a raffle with prizes, and live music. Wine will be available for purchase.

  • Local Dispatchers Honored During National Telecommunicators Week

    Local law enforcement agencies are thanking emergency dispatchers during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

  • Spirits of Fiesta Announced Following Saturday Competition

    The Spirit and Jr. Spirit of Fiesta have been selected following the annual dance competition held this past Saturday.

  • Opera Santa Barbara Closes 25th Season with The Crucible

    Opera Santa Barbara chose Arthur Miller's classic American drama "The Crucible" to close out its 25th anniversary season.

  • Puppies of the Week: Maisy, Molly, Sparkle and Carlos

    Meet Maisy, Molly, Sparkle, and Carlos, four 12-week old puppies that are ready for adoption. Meet them at the Edhat 15th anniversary party!

  • Cat of the Week: Eliza

    Meet Eliza, a precious kitty who's on the mend and looking for a temporary foster.

  • Buellton Equipment Shop Destroyed in Fire

    A Buellton structure that stored equipment was destroyed in a fire on Saturday morning.

  • Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

    Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival


    The Community Environmental Council (CEC) will host its 2019 Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival at Alameda Park Saturday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with a bonus free evening concert including Beer & Wine Garden on Friday, April 26 from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • Surprise Fireworks Show from Biltmore

    [Update]: A private party at the Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel included surprise fireworks startling many local residents Thursday night.

  • Dino Caption Contest Winner Announced

    [Winner!] The winner has been announced for our dinosaur-themed caption contest.

  • United Methodist Welcomes LGBTQ Community

    First United Methodist Church of Santa Barbara installed rainbow-colored banners to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community.

  • Paseo Nuevo to Undergo $20 Million Renovation

    Santa Barbara's downtown Paseo Nuevo shopping mall broke ground on Tuesday for a $20 million renovation.

  • Firefighters Tackle Grass Fire in Santa Ynez

    Santa Barbara County firefighters extinguished a one-acre fire in Santa Ynez on Tuesday afternoon. 

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