Articles From : Edhat Staff

  • Investigation into Date Rape Drugs at UCSB Fraternity

    UC Santa Barbara sent out a notice last week about two incidents involving date rape drugs at a fraternity event.

  • Beware, Fake Halloween Cobwebs Threaten Wildlife

    Fake cobwebs used for Halloween decorations can pose a real threat to wildlife, especially birds.

  • Guardian Angels Form Neighborhood Watch in Lompoc

    Lompoc residents form a chapter of the neighborhood watch group Guardian Angels after seven homicides this year.

  • Santa Barbara County Removed from Power Shut Off List

    [Update]: Southern California Edison has removed Santa Barbara County com the Public Safety Power Shutoff list.

  • Former San Marcos High School Principal Files Appeal

    Former San Marcos High School Principal Ed Behrens has filed an appeal after a court ruling against his reinstatement.

  • National Geographic Photographer Introduces Local Students to Wildlife

    UCSB Arts and Lectures hosted an educational lecture on Monday for local students with National Geographic wildlife photographer Joel Sartore.

  • Enter Edhat’s Halloween Story Writing Contest!

    We’re bringing back our Halloween Story Writing Contest to give our readers a chance to win spooky prizes! Entries must be turned in by October 20th.

  • Wind-Driven Brush Fire Growing Near Los Alamos

    Santa Barbara County firefighters are attacking a wind-driven brush fire just north of Los Alamos.

  • Trucks Jackknife on Mountain Road Thursday Night

    Two semi-trucks became jackknifed on Old San Marcos Road Thursday evening due to wildfire detours.

  • SBUSD Superintendent Will Not Extend Contract

    [Update]: Santa Barbara Unified School District Superintendent Cary Matsuoka will not extend his contract after it ends June 30, 2021.

  • $40 Million Athletic Complex to Replace SBCC Pavilion

    The Santa Barbara City College Sports Pavilion will be demolished and replaced with a $40 million athletic complex.

  • Maiden Sails into Santa Barbara

    The first all-female crew who sailed the 58-foot Maiden in a world race three decades ago and is now sailing through Santa Barbara with a mission to educate girls.

  • Multi-Vehicle Collision Shuts Down Highway 101

    A multi-vehicle collision including an overturned semi-truck shut down Highway 101 early Tuesday morning.

  • Local Uber Driver Sentenced for Assaulting Passenger

    A former Uber driver from Santa Maria was sentenced to jail after sexually assaulting an intoxicated passenger.

  • Drive Thru Starbucks Opens for Business

    The new drive-thru Starbucks on Turnpike and Calle Real is now open.

  • VIP Ticket Giveaway for Pints in the Park!

    [Winners Announced!] We have VIP tickets to give away to edhat readers! Enter our contest for a chance to win them. 

  • Chicken Recall for Potential Listeria

    A large chicken distributor issued a voluntary recall due to possible Listeria contamination.

  • Fire Weather Prompts Statewide Power Shut Off

    In an effort to prevent wildfires, California power companies are cutting electricity in high-risk areas throughout the state. 

  • Governor Signs Bill Offering Public Hollister Ranch Beach Access

    Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill on Wednesday that will produce public access to the exclusive Hollister Ranch beaches by 2022.

  • Goleta Target to Open Next Week

    The highly anticipated retail giant, Target, is scheduled to open their Goleta location for a soft opening on October 16.

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