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What kind of Christmas gift do you get for the woman who has everything? (12/08/12) 3432 60
Is there a polite way to tell the man openly coughing to cover his mouth? (01/26/13) 3838 44
I can't get my friends and family to look at my European vacation photos so I thought I'd post them for the community. EMI Photo Pictures. [pics] (08/18/11) 2755 30
SILVIA URIBE: Silvia can't understand parents who gear their child up with body harnesses. Why would they want to have their kid on a leash? (06/27/10) 1941 27
I'd like to know if anyone has redone their kitchen flooring in the past year or two on an old house. What material was installed? (12/29/12) 2787 25
A subscriber needs a good body shop in town. He needs the front bumper of his CTS fixed after a hit and run in a parking lot. (02/24/11) 2797 23
Are there stores you wish to shop at that refuse to sell your size? Do you think this practice is fair or is it one that you despise? (05/12/13) 1768 23
Maybe not big enough to see from space, but Oprah's auction in Carp is big enough for John Wiley to shop from the air. [pics] (11/02/13) 3550 19
I'm seeking Target store comparisons of the Oxnard, Ventura, and Thousand Oaks areas. (02/16/13) 2021 19
WINE: Marc picks up Costco wines for $10 and conducts a blind tasting. Here are his thoughts on the values, just in time for Christmas. (12/12/10) 6502 18
Max Rosenberg was up close and personal with the Endeavour Space Shuttle. [pics] (09/30/12) 2838 18
Denise Dewire visits one of her favorite local nurseries, the Seaside Gardens Nursery in Carpinteria. [pics] (06/07/13) 1588 17
TRAVEL: McSeas shares his journey across and down Michigan's Upper Peninusla. Though enjoyable, the tour didn't work out exactly as planned. (10/16/11) 4265 16
ASHLEIGH BRILLIANT: Google is the Mr. Know-All of the ship on which we are all sailing today – and that’s why Ashleigh Brilliant hates it. (05/22/11) 2181 15
ASK EDDA: I have a rating system for my friends. I categorize them by certain criteria and then by what activities they are suitable to share with. (04/10/11) 4583 14
GARDEN OF ED: Male Edhat Columnist gives birth to a 1 lb. 3.75 oz, 8" by 8", 142 page, 182 photos and illustrations, hardcover book titled Yards: Turn Any Outdoor Space Into the Garden of Your Dreams. (04/07/13) 2164 13
GARDEN OF ED: Billy shares a fabulous story from a scruffy industrial dead-end street on Ventura’s west side, where a fantasyland comes to life after dark. (06/20/10) 8306 12
My husband left a garage full of electronic repair equipment when he passed away. I'm looking for a good home for it. (11/08/10) 2986 12
While at LAX to see Endeavor, Max Rosenberg walked though the United Airlines Engine facility and saw numerous engines. [pics] (10/02/12) 1948 12
TRAVEL: McSeas found that there are inexpensive and interesting journeys to be had here in good ole’ USA, like this latest trip to Oakland. (08/22/10) 4132 11
Lauren: This week Lauren was captivated by Bonnie Raitt and celebrated her mom's birthday. Oh and also drank some wine, shocker. (09/30/12) 2139 10
EATING OUT: We all like tacos. Ms. Lemonjelly headed over to Isla Vista to try the Korean version. (08/08/10) 5156 9
GARDEN OF ED: It's such a treat having a neighbor like Alice living just a few blocks away. Over the holidays, I leashed up Biff the Wonder Spaniel and took off to visit our old friend. (01/22/12) 4694 9
An Edhat subscriber discusses why she is an official Olympic junkie. (08/12/12) 1544 9
Astronomy: We were in Italy at the end of July for a UCSB International Hall 1979 reunion, and took advantage of our proximity to Florence to drop in on a famous astronomer. (08/25/13) 1264 9
Do Edhatters have a recommendation for a company in SB or Ventura that sells custom orthotics/orthopedic devices? (03/17/13) 1167 9
FICTION: Frank Frost shares a short story about an unusual love affair in Big Sur. (Disclaimer: This piece contains sexual content; discretion is advised.) (12/04/11) 4664 7
The SBPD needs help identifying a man who is suspected of stealing a wallet in SB and a man and woman suspected of using a stolen credit card in Ventura. [pics] (12/13/13) 2708 7
GARDEN OF ED: Billy Goodnick stopped off in Los Olivos for a little stretching and perusing. (07/21/13) 2446 7
TRAVEL: Taos is worth the drive north from Santa Fe, but probably not worth a night's stay unless you want to visit Georgia O'Keeffe's home or D.H. Lawrence's ranch. (07/24/11) 3678 6
TRAVEL: Marc took a 10-day trip to Thailand in the city of Chiang Mai, which is about 300 miles north of Bangkok, near the Laos and Myanmar (Burma) borders. (02/20/11) 9579 5
TRAVEL: A trans-Atlantic cruise, a Royal Wedding, and 3 days in London .. all wrapped up in a travel review by Marc Liberts. (05/08/11) 5518 5
TRAVEL: If you want to be enchanted by the Land of Enchantment, McSeas reckons Santa Fe is the place to go. (07/17/11) 4705 5
TRAVEL: As McSeas continues to make his way into the heart of Middle America, he narrates his journey across notable landmarks in Michigan. (10/02/11) 3730 5
TRAVEL: McSeas returns with a trip north to Washington. (08/26/12) 2695 5
John C. Holman recalls memories of his childhood Christmas in West Sussex with his Grampy, Grongy, and a kamikaze goose. (12/26/10) 2356 5
Ms Lemonjelly doesn't have a column this week because she's out to lunch. She tells us where her culinary adventures have taken her. (06/27/10) 1339 5
EDBIT: In true Edhat fashion, the Dedicated Staff compiled a variety of statistics about Thanksgiving. (11/29/13) 1010 5
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: Goodwill Industries provides vocational and educational opportunities for people with barriers to employment to improve their work skills and enhance their economic independence. (07/14/13) 1187 4
A reader had a field day photographing pretty blooms at a local flower stand. [pics] (03/05/12) 940 4
FICTION: Frank Frost shares his short story "Gershwin's Last Waltz" for Edhatters to enjoy on this lovely weekend. (10/09/11) 3663 3
DOG OF THE WEEK: This is my sweet and devoted Queenie Ramona Quimby, who came to Santa Barbara from St. Louis, MO. (05/30/10) 3485 3
After hearing about the benefits of Virgin Coconut Oil, I recently decided to try it. Has anyone else has tried using Virgin Coconut Oil? (08/13/11) 1203 3
FICTION: I interviewed a new man, Francisco, for the job of pipe fitter. He was a little bald man with a look of agitation etched into his expression. (02/20/11) 3743 2
SHINN: Mike Shinn shares that one of the hardest things to do as a parent is to keep it together at all times, especially at mealtime. (06/27/10) 1659 2
Ventura is not the first city to install meters downtown, and following in the footsteps of many a city it has also found itself embroiled in controversy. (11/17/10) 431 2
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: C.A.R.E.4 Paws works with other local animal groups to reduce the large number of unwanted animals ending up in our shelters (07/04/10) 4750 1
The former president of the Ventura County Chapter of the Hells Angels outlaw motorcycle gang was arrested this morning on federal charges. (08/13/11) 1613 1
On December 6 the Ventura City Council voted unanimously to approve the lease option for the Ventura Botanical Gardens to be located in Grant Park. (12/15/10) 420 1
It's been approximately 45 days since parking meters have been installed in downtown Ventura, and the commotion, confusion and controversy continues. (11/05/10) 385 1
Downtown Ventura is surprisingly vacant these days, with some notable stores closing recently. [pic] (07/23/10) 380 1
Deputies pursue stolen Porsche down Highway 101, ending in Oxnard crash. [pic] (09/10/10) 346 1
I'm going wedding dress shopping next month, and I'm looking for places to shop in the Ventura/Oxnard area. Any referrals? (12/30/11) 177 1
FICTION: Frank Frost's short story, The Roundabout, is set in Santa Barbara. A fender bender has more consequences for Harrison than a damaged Lexus. (06/20/10) 3417 NA
FICTION: In Chapter Nine, Dick meets his friend Mannie for a drink or two and some information. (06/06/10) 2934 NA
Thanks to a local frozen yogurt loving Pierpont family…Pierpont finally has its own little yogurt store called the Yogurt Hut. (12/22/10) 1878 add
From February 13 thru February 28 Bank of Books is giving away bags full of romance books. (02/07/11) 992 add
The recent unanimous vote by the Ventura City Council for the construction of the botanical gardens launches an exciting new project in Grant Park. (12/25/10) 960 add
A local man was shot and killed outside a motorcycle repair shop in Thousand Oaks Monday afternoon. The 45-year-old victim collapsed in the parking lot. (09/29/10) 891 add
The Refill Shoppe is open for business offering appealing bath, body and nitch products to Ventura consumers. (03/19/11) 835 add
Ventura County sheriff's deputies recovered stolen assault rifles and other guns stolen during a residential burglary in Ojai. (04/24/11) 674 add
A suspect has been arrested in commercial burglaries from O-Sabi Japanese Restaurant, Dexter's Camera Shop and Corrales Mexican Restaurant. (08/19/11) 633 add
To my dismay I started reading the paper to come across an article written by Kimberly Castro on "Was the Wine Walk successful"? [op-ed] (12/24/10) 605 add
Three men were arrested in Ventura County for the distribution of bath salts. [mug] (02/09/13) 562 add
The Ventura Breeze celebrates 6 years of publication and hears from their readers. (10/15/13) 500 add
Andres "Andy" Fernandez is a jack of all trades. These days, he’s also a very busy man, owner of two local businesses and co-owner of another. [pic] (08/24/10) 473 add
Oxnard Police released an updated report on the Super Taco homicide. (06/19/12) 457 add
Oxnard Police Department conducted a sting operation at a local shop that buys gold from the public. (02/24/12) 453 add
Rincon will be sending nearly 115 young volleyball players to an annual Volleyball Festival. (06/21/13) 431 add
Aside from the evident monetary benefits to our local community, isn’t it nice to walk into a local retailer and have them know you by name? (12/15/10) 417 add
Robert H. McCampbell, a longtime Ventura County resident and highly decorated U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, died peacefully in his home with his family by his side, Dec. 27, 2011, at the age of 88. (01/02/12) 416 add
An Oxnard man was arrested for the killing of Darren Ziegler, who was gunned down outside of a motorcycle repair shop in Thousand Oaks. (09/30/10) 391 add
Ventura Sheriff's have arrested four suspects who were selling narcotics from Harvard Smoke Shop in Santa Paula. (12/18/12) 381 add
Colorful, enchanting .. yours to enjoy the year round. It's Ventura! This vintage poster was found in a Main Street shop. [pics] (07/24/10) 355 add
Oxnard firefighters remain on scene at the All Occasions Bridal Shop, where fire broke out shortly after 6:30 Sunday evening. (09/06/10) 341 add
We went to see Master Harold and the Boys at the Rubicon and, like all of their presentations, it was wonderful. (02/22/11) 333 add
The City Council has approved a proposal to buy an open-air trolley and provide $30,000 towards its purchase. [pic] (06/10/13) 329 add
Ventura Police officers responded to a report of a robbery that had just occurred at Simone's Coffee. (09/23/12) 326 add
The art scene just went east ever so slightly to Santa Paula where the new Santa Paula Art Museum has been open for six months. [pic] (09/17/10) 324 add
On July 18th 2013 at about 7:23 pm, the Ventura Police Command Center received multiple 911 calls regarding an animal attack in the 600 block of E. Main St. (07/20/13) 323 add
This is in response to concerns by Randall Richman and others who oppose the parking meters downtown. (03/21/11) 299 add
The Humane Society of Ventura County (HSVS) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its Harry Valentine Visitors Center on Wednesday, August 18. (08/14/10) 293 add
Strong Arm robbers at the Wild Side smoke shop told the clerk in an angry and intimidating manner that they were going to take whatever they wanted. (04/13/11) 288 add
Thousand Oaks resident Rita Vashti is grateful for the nonprofit grocery shopping and delivery service Shop Ahoy. (12/29/11) 275 add
On Thursday, December 15, 2011 starting at 8:30 a.m. twenty students from twenty Oxnard elementary schools will participate in Shop With A Cop. (12/15/11) 271 add
The verdict is still out on whether the newly instituted paid parking on weekends and holidays at Ventura Harbor is a help or hindrance. (08/25/10) 271 add
A 57-year-old Ventura body shop mechanic is seeking tens of thousands of dollars in damages for being bitten by a pit bull. (03/30/12) 269 add
Looks like Goodwill is the new tenant at the old Nicholby's on the corner of Oak and Main. [pic] (06/25/10) 266 add
Looking for recommendations on the best old-fashioned butcher shop around town. (02/19/11) 241 add
Oxnard Police DRAAG Car and Program heading to Las Vegas for International Show, see it off Friday November 1st. (11/01/13) 241 add
A man died Tuesday night after a vehicle ran into a Starbucks coffee shop in Fillmore. (12/15/11) 229 add
Four suspects were arrested for felony conspiracy to commit a crime and commercial burglary in the City of Fillmore. (05/27/10) 220 add
A 57-year-old Ventura body shop mechanic is seeking tens of thousands of dollars in damages for being bitten by a pit bull that had bitten another person weeks earlier. (03/29/12) 217 add
Ventura Police are searching for a suspect who committed an armed robbery. (01/31/13) 216 add
On March 30 at 7 p.m. Oxnard PD officers conducted an undercover "minor decoy" operation at various alcohol-serving businesses throughout the city of Oxnard. (04/05/12) 208 add
During a preliminary hearing today, a man with mental health problems was held for trial in connection with the stabbing of an Oxnard body shop employee. (03/14/12) 207 add
Thompson Blvd at Palm St. became the scene of a large complicated accident this afternoon. [pic] (02/11/14) 206 add
Ventura Police Department Command Center received a 911 call from an employee at McConnell's Ice Cream Shop reporting an armed robbery. (03/11/13) 205 add
Ventura Firefighters respond to a natural gas line rupture in the 200 block of North Ventura Avenue due to a construction project. [pic] (08/02/12) 201 add
Late Wednesday evening a driver of a four door SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed on Ventura Avenue and lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a vehicle repair shop. [pics] (11/01/13) 195 add
A weekend fire that badly damaged a Simi Valley tattoo shop was caused by an electrical problem, authorities said Tuesday. (04/27/11) 191 add
An ice cream shop near Ojai was robbed Thursday. The robber handed a demand note to an employee, and left after he was given money. (07/30/10) 184 add
Ventura Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Wild Side Smoke Shop on East Main Street. (03/15/13) 183 add
The busiest shopping days of the year are upon us. Malls, retailers, and grocery stores will be more crowded than usual with busy shoppers. (11/16/13) 182 add
A new bicycle-repair shop, where youths can learn hands-on skills, is close to completion at the Boys and Girls Club of Camarillo. (05/24/12) 181 add
The Ventura County Sheriff's Department is providing the community with Holiday Crime Prevention Tips. (11/22/12) 180 add
Witnesses have testified about the 2010 killing outside a Thousand Oaks auto shop. (10/03/13) 154 add
Golf clubs valued at $10,000 or more were found stolen from the pro shop at Moorpark Country Club this morning. (02/02/13) 151 add
On December 21, 2013, at 9:00 am, members of the Camarillo Police Department will respond to the Camarillo Target for their second annual "Shop with a Cop." (12/20/13) 151 add
Oxnard firefighters extinguished a large pile of tires that caught fire near an auto repair shop early Sunday, officials said. (11/26/12) 146 add
No one was injured when a vehicle smashed into an Oxnard Subway sandwich shop, at 2031 Statham Blvd., late Monday morning. (03/08/11) 134 add
A man suffered burns in 30 percent of his body this morning after a fire at a metal craft shop in Simi Valley. (08/29/12) 127 add
Free family fun at Owl Festival, April 13 at Ventura's historic Olivas Adobe (04/03/14) 122 add
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Two Men Arrested for Felony Fish Theft "What do you mean 547 & 500?!?! Many fishermen have worked directly with UCSB and CDFW to promote sustainable fisheries and fish management programs. They also help the public learn about the sealife in our local waters through various ... " (04/16/14)
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DVD Player Mechanic "You might try fixing it yourself. Sounds like you are at least somewhat mechanically inclined. Unscrew and remove the cover and you should be able to see if the "belt" (looks like a thin rubber band) is broken. Find a replacement for it ... " (04/16/14)
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Romantic Date Night "I had the same idea as 038. Maybe a small restaurant treat on the wharf or waterfront, then drive to wharf and/or walk out to the end? I like to splurge on some cold salads, bread & cheese at Cantwells/Lazy Acres/Gelsons; that type of picn ... " (04/14/14)
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Public Market Opening "People seem to think it's a dandy place to "pop in" for the ambience and enjoy a coffee with dessert. Sounds carefree and louche. Until they add they will probably continue to shop elsewhere for provisions. While hypocritically critic ... " (04/14/14)
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Public Market Opening "We went there and loved it. We are middle class hard workers. I thought everyone there was very helpful and it was a pleasant place to go. I may still shop at whole foods and the other stores yes including Ralph's down town but as for ... " (04/14/14)
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Public Market Opening "Santa Barbara Public Market? More like Santa Barbara Corporate Market. Unlike the basic concept of a public market where a individual can participate in a cooperative arrangement as part of a shared economy for the benifit of the c ... " (04/14/14)
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Public Market Opening "Just looking at these food photos I put on five pounds. 835: You expressed what my first thought was, upon seeing this new "unique" this and "unique" that collection of foodstuffs. I am almost starting to feel sorry for Lazy Acres, ... " (04/14/14)
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Public Market Opening "The wine shop has a great selection and the prices seem very reasonable. The whole marketplace is beautiful. Great pictures, Lauren! " (04/13/14)
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Pet Day! "These pictures / doggies are more sweetness, health, and happiness than can be found in the biggest bakery or candy shop. Thank you. " (04/11/14)
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Statistics on Deltopia Released "It was sad to shop at Albertsons last night and see the carts full of mixers, party cups, shot glasses (100+ of each) and beer. The mess is not cleaned up and they are ready for more. Any student that posted they were going or sha ... " (04/09/14)
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Kitten Adoption "Adopt, Don't Shop :) " (04/08/14)
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Restaurant Review: The Shop "Today I visited The Shop for the first time and got the Shop Burger, the one with green goddess dressing and spicy cheddar cheeze. It was quite nice and definitely worth $8. The problem was its size--the burger is gargantuan, and is almos ... " (04/06/14)
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Restaurant Review: The Shop "I LOVE the Shop. Been going there since they opened. Super nice people working there... food=GREAT. I appreciate that they have Access deals, the food is a little pricey for a walk up, but hey, ya get what you pay for! " (04/06/14)
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Restaurant Review: The Shop "LOVE the Shop! Tugboat on the weekends is a great new spin on Eggs Benedict. The reviewer should have asked about the concept- it's gourmet diner. Farmer's market salad special is amazing, as is the Ahnold for breakfast. Compared to s ... " (04/05/14)
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Restaurant Review: The Shop "The Shop guys do some yummy breakfast offerings, too. They're a great addition to the Milpas neighborhood. " (04/05/14)
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Restaurant Review: The Shop "Finally--a hamburger without the customary boring old accoutrements (thousand island, ketchup, etc.) My gripe with most restaurant hamburgers is that no one ever jazzes them up with anything different, but I see that The Shop Burger has gr ... " (04/05/14)
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Restaurant Review: The Shop "Sounds great, Rudolf, thanks for the review. The Shop's menu, which seems pretty reasonable, depending on quality: http://enjoy.perfectmenu.com/menu/santa%20barbara/529/the-shop-/647/the-shop-cafe This foodie whispers: "Crème fraîche ... " (04/05/14)
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Restaurant Review: The Shop "The Shop looks like a possible for me, but a few questions prior to my visit. The average lunch price of $9 is steep for a walk-up; did that include the one beer? Are they known to specialize with any type of item on the menu e ... " (04/05/14)
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So Good Closed "Fun bling, but too much of a specialty shop to make it, probably. " (04/03/14)
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Our Glorious Botanic Garden "644 I too. My friend was one of the Garden Guild ladies and Dara was always there to share his wisdom. It was once unpaved, natural, and beautifully rustic. Now it is a painfully organized specialized commercialized botanical ... " (04/02/14)
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Yummm... " OP said one food item ... I know ... But finally a fun thread and something fun to think about... So here's a few... Some available some no longer available... 1. Renaud's - Almond Croissant 2. Blenders in the Grass - Acai Shake ... " (04/01/14)
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Our Glorious Botanic Garden "I used to go there at least 3 or 4 times a year, when it was free. Since they started charging admission (10 years ago?), I've been twice, with guests. The admission charge or annual membership is just too high to pay for an enjoyable hour, ... " (04/01/14)
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Earthquake Survival "1978 Quake: Grandma had just made fresh homemade chocolate cookies and left them on top of the stove to cool. She asked me not to touch them. Being only 10 years old I heard nothing more than "help yourself" and grabbed a couple ... " (03/30/14)
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Plexiglass in SB "If you buy from someplace other than a framing shop, be sure to ask about the thickness. You don't need very thick for small art works, so a home improvement place may have what you need. However, you may need to go to a framing shop for ... " (03/29/14)
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Plexiglass in SB "Maybe a picture frame shop - " (03/28/14)
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Unusual Santa Barbara Buildings "Newberrys was on the corner of State and Carrillo, entrances on each street. The little Sees Candy store was on the actual corner where the sidewalks meet, sort of like a hunk taken out of Newberrys. The old dime stores on State were great ... " (03/28/14)
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Receiving Stolen Property and Elder Abuse Arrest "Neighbors reported they thought Jeffrey Dalmer (sp?) was a nice guy too (killed young men and ate them). Having the amount of goods this guy had, belonging to an elderly shop keeper, sounds very much like elder abuse and robbery. " (03/28/14)
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Drug Dealer Arrested "According to the story in Noozhawk, his Dad owned the auto/tire shop. Thanks, son, I guess you won't be inheriting the business now. " (03/26/14)
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Sea Change "Is there no limit to how many tourists should be crowding our narrow streets ? Are the "Powers that be"only interested in $$$$$ and not the quality of life for those of us who live here,pay property taxes and support the local economy ? L ... " (03/26/14)
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Watercolor paints "If you prefer to shop local, Art Essentials has the best selection of quality watercolors. Online, I think Jerry's Artarama usually has the best prices. I'd like to shop locally for all my watercolors, but the price differential for local ... " (03/26/14)
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Watercolor paints "Shop local!! Art Essentials. " (03/25/14)
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Selling LIFE Magazines "I "inherited" my step-father's complete collection of Playboy Magazines going back to the first edition with Marilyn Monroe as the centerfold. I listed them on e-Bay and never found a taker, though it turns out specific magazines were wort ... " (03/23/14)
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Scanner Reports 3-21-14 "Hi again Roger. Just trying to support you. It IS hell, from what I've read, heard and seen. Probably more than 50% of the population has herpes simplex -- cold sores, above (type 1) or below (type 2) the waist, which can be an all-over ... " (03/22/14)
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Realtor for Seller "Suddenly this thread has become a free ad vehicle for local realtors! Contrary to the intended insult - realtors are not car salesmen. The remark was also insulting to the latter. They two very different jobs. There are ma ... " (03/22/14)
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Realtor for Seller "As someone who has worked in the Real Estate Industry for 35 years, there are a number of good Realtors in town. In this type of transaction, many may work for a flat fee to assist the sale. Shop around. The names I saw listed here are al ... " (03/22/14)
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Police Crackdown on Downtown Vagrants "For many years now we refuse to go downtown to shop because i'm physically challenged and just can't deal with all the bs and getting harrassed or the threat of being robbed. I used to enjoy doing all my shopping downtown with all the uniq ... " (03/20/14)
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Reclaimed Water Car Wash "Educated broke my antenna even after they insisted I don't remove it. They notified me and sent me to the stereo shop down the street and paid for the pairs. At the shop they said I was like the 3 or 4th person with a broken antenna ... " (03/20/14)
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Police Crackdown on Downtown Vagrants "MesaRats-- State St has never been Skid Row. Go there, see it, there's never been anything like that here. Hopefully never will be anything like it here. We avoid downtown. It used to be fun, back in the days that Borders was open until ... " (03/20/14)
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Police Crackdown on Downtown Vagrants "I hope they keep up with the enforcement. It'd be nice to be able to walk State Street again without smoke or panhandlers. It'd be nice to be able to sit on the benches without worrying about whether they are clean. At this poi ... " (03/19/14)
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Direct Donation Route "Assistance League Thrift Shop! " (03/18/14)
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Audi Mechanic "Why don't you ask for the cost of your particular service from the Dealership....? Have you had any check engine lights come on or is one on now? These modern vehicles are not ones that any mechanic can diagnose and repair. The mak ... " (03/18/14)
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Direct Donation Route "I just saw this story. A woman opened up a used clothing store and gives clothes away.... It's in Missouri and it's called "Selfless Beginnings". Saw it on the website "Good News Network" http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/inspir ... " (03/17/14)
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Audi Mechanic "Top Shop for sure. They did a great job with my car! " (03/17/14)
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Audi Mechanic "Top shop in Goleta, none better for diesel. " (03/17/14)
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Audi Mechanic "Top Shop on Patterson. Willie and the gang are the best in town. Excellent service, great prices, and they are SO quick. " (03/17/14)
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Audi Mechanic "I second Bowmans... best car shop in town. " (03/17/14)
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You Know You've Lived In SB... "Kress or J.J. Newberry's at the old Picadilly site, Woolworth's on State at Anapamu, northwest corner. Thom McCann shoes a couple doors away (south), Lerner's also in this block as was Gillio's Coin Shop & Crown Jeweler's. Pelch & Sons ac ... " (03/17/14)
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You Know You've Lived In SB... "remember Mrs. Khory, the elder who had a little sundry/market store around the corner from the police station. Not to be confused with Khory Tennis Shop, for many years on State Street. Kind woman, worked hard. " (03/16/14)
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You Know You've Lived In SB... "clearly remember when Joe Todaro would cut your hair at his State Street shop, then moving to a more private location nearby on Anacapa St. " (03/16/14)
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You Know You've Lived In SB... "remember Kirsch's bookstore downtown which also had a basement? Now the son has a newspaper/magazine/notions store at the airport. Pelch's on corner of State and A where the empty restuarnt is now - used to be a magazine/tobacco/notion shop ... " (03/16/14)
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You Know You've Lived In SB... "Remember the H.T. Bennett Music Company in the 800 block State Street next to Thrifty's.? Bonnie Langley and Tommy Pertsulakes taught members of the Bennett's Crusaders Boy's Military Band how to play music and march to many a band champion ... " (03/16/14)
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You Know You've Lived In SB... "Wish I could remember the tiny coffee shop with only about six stools and one table maybe on the first block of West Anapamu. Anyone recall that tiny place? Remember the name? Was around 1970. " (03/15/14)
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You Know You've Lived In SB... "Was it Pripp's coffee shop near Anapamu and State? - Did Copelands have that space for a while after? Rex, Flicka - do you recall? " (03/15/14)
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You Know You've Lived In SB... "Use to shop at Picadelli square and swim at the plunge " (03/15/14)
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You Know You've Lived In SB... "a) no longer shop downtown. b) have a tide calendar on your frig. c) have 'best of' and 'what to do' maps and articles saved about the local area for your visiting guests. d) advise friends to visit in the early spring or late fall, not ... " (03/15/14)
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Vernon E. Morseman "That's too bad. He was always at the store every time I would shop there. " (03/12/14)
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Stabbing and Unlawful Assembly Arrest "Problem is, he probably won't be held responsible for paying to repair those damaged vehicles. He might get a fine or community service, but the car owners and their insurance will have to cover fixing the scratches and dings. That's the in ... " (03/10/14)
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What Is Lake Arrellaga? "This is a local shop for local people. Google it " (03/07/14)
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Third Party Bowl Tickets "Official-Online -Tickets is a total scam, they prey upon unsuspecting people using the Internet who are racing against the clock to purchase tickets/seats to an event. This organization participates in bait and switch scams and provides hor ... " (03/07/14)
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Betos Subs Owner "I wonder if this is the same Bento that sells shave ice, homemade potato chips, and other delicious goodies on the Westisde from a portable cart? Does he have a brick and mortar shop now? We grabbed some delicious subs from the place jus ... " (03/07/14)
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Scanner Reports 3-7-14 "FYI, RD, looks like the missing bike shop has set up in part of the dollar store next to Fresh Market. " (03/07/14)
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Betos Subs Owner "Could it be that @762 is somehow connected with the sandwich shop? Nahh. That could never happen, could it? " (03/07/14)
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Happy Birthday Molly "Adorable! Happy Birthday! Is that a real crown or photo shop? " (03/07/14)
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Santa Barbara Locals Only Spots "Good choices, I love Alice Keck Park Park. :-) I just love to say or even write that! It's technically Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden, right? "Gardens." I was close. "La Arcada was designed and constructed under the supervision o ... " (03/06/14)
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Odd Curbside Pick-Up "The GE Innova line is self powered and is capable to automatically transport itself without humans for service at the nearby shop. Confirmed. " (03/06/14)
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Harbor Channel Dredging "Thank you guys! There are several cruise ships arriving in the next couple of weeks and to paraphrase Mayor Vaughn... I'm only trying to say that Santa Barbara is a tourist town. We need tourist dollars. Now, if the people can't sho ... " (03/05/14)
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Road Rage Incident Results In Arrests "Antonucci owns an Auto Body shop so I assume he didn't mind partially damaging his own vehicle in order to run Luna off of the road. He knew he could repair his own vehicle at little cost to himself. Also, often after incidents such ... " (03/05/14)
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Salt, Sugar, Fat Talk at UCSB "No need for government intervention. Instead make your own decisions on what to eat. Just because corporations try to get us to eat something, does not mean we have to eat it. As has been stated by other posters - shop the aisles. Eat ... " (02/28/14)
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Salt, Sugar, Fat Talk at UCSB "The fabulous fellow Gypsy Boots used to say "If Man makes it, don't eat it." That makes for an easy dietary method. The other great step is to "shop the walls of the supermarket" not the aisles in the middle filled with packaged and heavily ... " (02/28/14)
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Residential Structure Fire "After walking around to make sure it was not my house i went out in the downpour to make certain and then came back in to check on the very off chance, I thought, that you would be up! Interesting about the tide - there's a particu ... " (02/28/14)
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American Airlines Restructures Routes From SBA "AA will lose some of our business because the ease of checking in for international at SBA and then making an easy connection at LAX often beat price as a decider. Now, other than existing frequent flyer perks, there's no reason to stick wi ... " (02/27/14)
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Central Coast Collaborative Meeting "The presentations glossed over the question of which housing to use. More buildings to stuff in more people - either upscale or downscale - is a bad move. The City of Santa Barbara is pretty full. Some of the county has room to spare. Maybe ... " (02/26/14)
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Scanner Reports 2-26-14 "It seems like the coffee shop/Starbucks on Victoria always has something crazy going on in it. Recently it was the blood on the door then the naked guy who tried to attack the barista. I used to go in there because it's so close but i ... " (02/26/14)
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Ralph's Ignores Drough Crisis? "A few notes: 568, I shop at that Ralph's about 5 times a week and have NEVER been "harassed by beggars" while entering or leaving the store. That's just my personal experience. And 662: Neither Ralph's, nor any other store that i k ... " (02/25/14)
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Ralph's Ignores Drough Crisis? "Agree that the power washing is necessary. I shop at this Ralph's and I'm glad to know they do keep it clean. " (02/25/14)
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Feb. 28th Deadline for Stores Re: Bag Ordinance "819, I live in Carp and shop in Vons every few days. Haven't seen the bags you're talking about at all. Can you elaborate on your source or share a link? " (02/21/14)
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Feb. 28th Deadline for Stores Re: Bag Ordinance "looks like everyone here 'drives' to the market. i BICYCLE. Pretty much everywhere. When I do a big shop trip, i get a ride with someone else. But, on a mostly daily basis, I need a couple of items. There is NO WAY a cyclist can carry a pa ... " (02/21/14)
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Feb. 28th Deadline for Stores Re: Bag Ordinance "I'll just continue to shop for groceries outside the city limits. No problem. " (02/21/14)
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Santa Barbara's Middle Class "OK. How many of you read the actual article? It said Santa Barbara COUNTY not city. There is more to this county than the city of Santa Barbara. That being said I moved to the city of S.B. from Marin County 24 years ago (another buc ... " (02/20/14)
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Starbucks Incident "I wish Muddy Waters would open up another coffee shop on Milpas like in the old post office be a good plave for live or dead music too.. " (02/20/14)
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Fresh Bacon "Nueske's bacon is sold at Gelson's. It is outstanding bacon. Also, try ordering Mahogany Smokehouse on the internet - awesome smoked bacon from Bishop, CA. Better yet, stop by their shop on your way to Mammoth. They have totally ... " (02/20/14)
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Hairdresser For Curly Locks "Johnny at Amigos is a barber, but has been cutting women's hair for decades. He is good, reasonable, and his shop is welcoming. " (02/19/14)
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Army Reserve Building "573. I wondered how long that would take. But some of us would like an affordable place to shop. " (02/17/14)
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Homeless Male Beating Pit Bull "@405... People have been complaining about lower State Street for the past few years. Don't you get it? Our city government doesn't care and won't clean it up. Why? It gives the police some work! It makes them actually do their job. H ... " (02/17/14)
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Wedding Invitations "The Stationery Collection on East Valley Road in Montecito. They're across the way from Tecolote bookstore. They have a huge selection and their shop is adorable. I do all my holiday cards, event invitations, and anything wedding rela ... " (02/16/14)
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Wedding Invitations "Try the party place in Loretta Plaza, Glenda's I think. If they don't have them, I bet they can give a good recommendation. Not sure but I think they were Glenda's Bridal Cove (1980's) before they became a party shop. There is a statione ... " (02/16/14)
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Trade Secrets Closed? "LaCumbre Plaza is still a pleasant place to shop, not overrun with shoulder to shoulder tourist foot traffic like Paseo Nuevo. Put a movie theater at La Cumbre Plaza and a few reasonable restaurants scattered around and it would come to ... " (02/13/14)
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Washer/Dryer For Rent "We actually did that: bought used at the shop by Fairview & Hollister, sold a few months later on Craigs List for a few dollars more. " (02/13/14)
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Trade Secrets Closed? "La Cumbre is a beautiful mall and deserves better. I do not wear flip flops, nor do I have rips in my jeans! I just want to shop where I don't have to spend $75 on quality and a good looking well made shirt! Bring Marshalls up here. ... " (02/13/14)
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Trade Secrets Closed? "I recently was looking for a last minute gift and went down the plaza at La Cumbre Plaza. I hadn't been there in quite a while. I was amazed to find it virtually deserted on a Saturday afternoon, several boarded up store fronts and the rest ... " (02/13/14)
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Carpenter/Table Builder "My kid needs a project for his shop class. What size do you need? " (02/13/14)
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Scanner Reports 2-12-14 "Rodger: I applaud you for standing up and shouting " this is so wrong, what is happening to the parks and to the City of Santa Barbara." Do you think that the Mayor and the City Council and the Chief of Police ever read Edhat. If not they ... " (02/12/14)
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California Beef Recall "Another vote for Pork Palace, and if you need a butcher call The Butcher Shop in Buellton- they are great. Pork Palace will be busy with 4H program soon so dont wait. Know your Farmer and your Butcher! " (02/12/14)
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Trade Secrets Closed? "Bring back the Limited, bring New York and Company, this is why most of us shop of town. " (02/12/14)
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Mattress Purchase "Now that I know about the use of flame retardants and chemicals in furniture, I recently ordered an organic wool mattress from The Futon Shop. " (02/11/14)
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Antique Stores "The Attic formerly Santa Barbara Consignment at 614 N. Milpas. Awesome shop, packed with stuff, clean, great prices. Must go. " (02/07/14)
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Avelina Wine Closing "I agree with 861, Christian Garvin is a great guy, innovative, fun and willing to try new things and involve the community. I was a big fan of his movie nights down at Oreana a couple of years back. I hope the Funk Zone can retain its ... " (02/07/14)
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Leather Working Class "You might try Make Smith Leather Shop ?117 W De La Guerra St?? ?Santa Barbara, CA 93101? (805) 699-6296 " (02/05/14)
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Wedding Cake "Apparently the excellent cake baker from Hennings' cakes downtown is now running a pastry shop on the Mesa. Sorry I don't have the details. " (02/04/14)
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Possible Suspicious Death "I was at a local coffee shop this morning and heard some sad news that one of these code blues was an employee at the coffee shop. Rather not say more than that. " (02/01/14)
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