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.

  • Honoring Memorial Day

    Learn more about this holiday we call Memorial Day.

  • 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.

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