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[Update]: The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the identity of the Solvang shooter as the Amber Alert suspect. The 15- year-old kidnapped victim has not been found. (05/28/16) 22982 142
[Update]: The FBI has issued a $50,000 reward for information relating to a suspected serial killer who has committed as many as 175 crimes across California.  (06/16/16) 9507 33
[Update]: A woman was arrested Sunday for DUI after she caused a multi-vehicle, injury traffic collision by driving the wrong way on the 101. (08/23/16) 9281 53
Brooks Institute will close for good administrators announced Friday morning. (08/13/16) 9206 21
[Update]: A Nipomo motorcyclist was killed on Highway 101 northbound at Santa Monica in Carpinteria on Wednesday morning. (09/29/16) 8462 42
Judy K. Brown (July 26, 1951 - September 2, 2016) (09/12/16) 7440 5
[Update]: A Ventura resident led a high speed pursuit on Highway 101 through both Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties ending in a fiery crash. (09/14/16) 7011 54
[Update]: A piece of space junk from China's newest satellite launcher barreled through Earth's atmosphere over the United States Wednesday evening. (07/29/16) 6413 15
Highway 101 is closed northbound at La Conchita due to a mud slide. (02/18/17) 6236 10
Starting January 1st, 898 bills signed by Gov. Jerry Brown will go into effect creating new laws for Californians. (01/01/17) 6133 25
[Update]: A Ventura County firefighter was killed in a traffic accident in Lompoc after their water tender vehicle rolled over while responding to the Canyon Fire at the Vandenberg Air Force Base (09/22/16) 6080 21
Edhat subscribers share rain reports as a big storm moves through the tri-county area. (10/31/16) 5830 55
Updated with more [pics]: Edhat subscribers share photos of the extra close supermoon. (11/16/16) 5802 15
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies arrested six suspected gang members at Rocky Nook Park after discovering a loaded gun and cocaine. [pic] (06/17/16) 5480 23
Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be hosting rallies along the Central Coast this week. (05/26/16) 5395 62
[Update]: The Sheriff's Office is asking for public assistance in locating a suspect who cut off an electronic monitoring device and fled from Deputies in the Turnpike area Thursday evening. (04/16/16) 5357 19
[Update:] An edhat subscriber captured [pics] of a squirrel family celebrating Mother's Day on San Marcos Road. (05/10/16) 5320 31
TRAVEL: Steve shares his winter report from the Northern Sierras. (12/19/16) 4984 3
The U.S. Forest Service has ended parking fees for hikers in Southern California forest areas after a recent lawsuit. (07/06/16) 4963 37
A zebra was found dead on the beach near San Simeon this week. (01/17/17) 4896 38
An edhat reader has been finding a bunch of little bugs in their house. Anyone know what they are? [pics] (06/21/16) 4879 29
I recently discovered handicap placards allow cars to park for up to 72 hours on any street parking. Why is this? (04/02/16) 4878 42
An edhat subscriber discusses the harmful effects of burning wood. (11/16/16) 4864 52
[Updated:] The 40 acre brush fire in Ventura is at 75% containment. (04/29/16) 4834 5
Subscribers share [vid] and pictures of snakes in their backyards. (05/25/16) 4763 22
A paddle boarder greets a migrating friend off the Gaviota coast. [pics] (04/26/16) 4643 8
People across the nation are being frightened by sightings of creepy clowns. The viral trend has now come to the Central Coast. (10/08/16) 4627 13
Bernie Sanders packed the West Lawn of Santa Barbara City College to capacity on Saturday. (05/30/16) 4624 69
KEYT: More than 50,000 grocery workers in Southern California are asking consumers to boycott Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons. (07/27/16) 4603 84
Anyone know what this is in my pond and where it came from? (07/13/16) 4580 22
The mystery of the great migration of monarch butterflies from Canada to Mexico has been solved. (05/01/16) 4568 10
Is it legal for a landlord to threaten raising rent costs due to a tenant's water usage? (08/20/16) 4544 30
Did anyone feel a very small earthquake around 2:40 p.m.? (06/16/16) 4516 41
Dolly Parton stopped by the Santa Barbara Bowl this weekend and Patti caught her performance. [pics] (09/27/16) 4430 27
This big bug showed up in our yard. Who can tell us what it is? (08/10/16) 4411 21
[Update]: Approximately 700 barrels of crude oil spilled in Ventura near Grove Lane Thursday morning. (06/24/16) 4393 19
[UPDATE]: Two-year-old Jacob Vargas has been found safe and the Amber Alert has been cancelled. (04/15/16) 4385 30
Cartoons: Mike shares a funny cartoon about labeling food in the office. (04/10/16) 4289 21
Can someone identify this beach/sea creature? (05/25/16) 4218 10
Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo have been listed among the top 20 least affordable places to live in the US. (12/25/16) 4211 21
A listeria outbreak results in the removal of 358 frozen food products from various grocery stores. (05/08/16) 4192 7
Can anyone identify this fat fluffy morning visitor? [pics] (04/11/16) 4127 15
An edhat subscriber found a very large spider in their backyard. Can anyone help identify it? (10/25/16) 4120 22
There has been a warning to Southern California drivers about a growing car theft trend that targets keyless car entry remotes. (07/12/16) 4110 30
Public assistance is requested to identify two female suspects in connection with stealing an elder's wallet. [pics] (01/26/17) 4109 19
It's World Photo Day so get out and snap a pic! (08/20/16) 4031 10
I received an odd message from Cox Communications about my computer being infected with malware. Is this a legitimate message? (09/21/16) 4003 30
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Thursday evening through Friday morning. [pics] (10/27/16) 3989 30
Update: Edhat is receiving reports of an Amtrak train striking a pedestrian just before 9:00 p.m. Friday. (06/18/16) 3972 7
After filing for bankruptcy earlier this year, Sports Authority will be closing the remainder of its stores, including those on the Central Coast. (05/21/16) 3935 40
Researchers have made an unusual discovery in the Santa Barbara Channel. (08/14/16) 3896 16
An edhat subscriber reports there is a new phishing scam targeting Verizon customers. (04/08/16) 3887 15
What are these weird bugs secreting liquid on my tree? (05/04/16) 3858 16
It's raining and we want to see all your wet weather photography! (04/09/16) 3789 15
Santa Barbara Police are asking for the public's help to identify two men who allegedly stole credit cards and used them in Ventura County. [pics] (01/05/17) 3789 10
Yellow-orange fungus has been popping up in edhat subscriber Charles's yard and he wonders what it is. [pics] (04/04/16) 3773 19
Astronomy: Mars is back in our Santa Barbara skies and about to make its closest approach since 2005.  (05/22/16) 3715 5
[Update]: The U.S. Coast Guard has ended their search for a vessel near Santa Cruz Island as the 5 people and 2 dogs were found safely anchored. (04/28/16) 3699 13
Hugh captured a stunning [pic] of an Osprey catching dinner at Goleta Beach. (08/27/16) 3688 39
It's April Fool's Day and edhatters share photos that make them smile and laugh. Send in yours! (04/02/16) 3658 11
An edhat subscriber is look for help in identifying this creepy crawling spider. (04/17/16) 3653 20
Can edhatters help identify this sea creature found on Hendry's Beach? (11/28/16) 3642 6
A 5.2 magnitude earthquake struck southern California along the San Jacinto fault just after 1:00 a.m. Friday. (06/11/16) 3612 11
Can any readers can tell me what plant this is that is producing these big seed pods? [pics] (04/25/16) 3587 9
Can edhatters identify this black bug with pink wings? (06/01/16) 3557 13
POWDRELL: Edhat subscribers aren't the only ones enjoying this year's extraordinary wildflower season, as evident in David's photos. (04/17/16) 3544 6
I have this bug hanging above my garage door. Any ideas what it is? (07/18/16) 3524 8
Cartoons: Mike shares a funny cartoon about listening in relationships. (05/01/16) 3490 12
Santa Barbara Police are looking for two suspects involved in numerous check fraud cases from Goleta to Oxnard. [pics] (03/17/17) 3481 24
Figueroa Mountain is close for John Wiley and this time he saw a "rock concert" and Zaca, plus a sign of peace. [pics] (04/05/16) 3454 29
The Oxnard Police Department arrested 14 men during a prostitution sting using a website known for sexual ads. [mug] (04/26/16) 3444 add
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Charlie Brown, a loving little chap. (04/10/16) 3442 4
Is there a standard charge for writing a prescription? (04/24/16) 3439 23
James Beard Award winning Chef Michel Richard passed away Saturday morning at 68. (08/14/16) 3432 10
An edhat subscriber wants to know what these things are? (04/02/16) 3424 12
An edhat subscriber is looking to identify a tall garden plant. (05/16/16) 3422 14
An edhat subscriber put a new seed basket under a feeder and discovered a new "bird." [pics] (09/06/16) 3364 22
At the East end of Anacapa Island, John Wiley got a fresh look at places he'd like to visit and maybe a glimpse of flowers. [pics] (04/26/16) 3361 11
An edhatter shares a [pic] of a few Great Horned Owls hanging out in a palm tree. (04/16/16) 3349 7
Can edhatters help me identify this fruit tree? (06/27/16) 3340 28
Can edhatters identify this burrowing critter? Mole, gopher, rat? (08/06/16) 3328 18
Do edhatters have tips to deter rats from my home? (10/05/16) 3319 40
A central coast resident reported seeing a panga boat on the San Luis Obispo County coastline between Cayucos and Harmony. [pic] (06/07/16) 3318 11
Following an incident involving a laser strike of a Coast Guard member, the Coast Guard reminds the public of the significant hazards caused by laser strikes. (08/23/16) 3306 13
Jeff captures [pics] of a Coopers Hawk taking a quick dip in a bird bath. (09/07/16) 3295 24
Ok, edhat community, what is this? [pic] (11/12/16) 3280 14
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Robbie, a little cuddle-bug who loves car rides. (04/17/16) 3272 1
Can an edhatter help identify these spiders? (08/27/16) 3257 30
Can edhatters identify this interesting looking bug? (04/06/16) 3256 14
Paul Simon performed at the SB Bowl and Patti was there to capture all the action. [pics] (06/07/16) 3240 6
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for possible snow fall in the mountains through Friday morning. (01/13/17) 3240 2
The Animal Rescue Team shares [pics] of recent rescues to celebrate Mother's Day. (05/09/16) 3221 17
My cilantro plants have completely disappeared, do edhatters know what's eating it? (08/06/16) 3201 29
[Update]: The Pine Fire has burned approximately 1590 acres in the Sespe Wilderness near Ojai. (07/04/16) 3201 9
Rep. Capps joins her colleagues and gives remarks during the Gun Violence Sit-in on the House Floor Wednesday. [pic] (06/23/16) 3194 65
A subscriber saw this plant while on a bike ride. Is it dodder? (04/22/16) 3193 13
TRAVEL: Max shares these incredible photos he took of a solar farm near Las Vegas. (10/07/16) 3173 31
Max snapped these awesome [pics] of a Piaggio Avanti aircraft at the airport. (10/18/16) 3141 16
Aquaholic shares a beautiful [pic] of a blackbird among mustard. (04/12/16) 3114 32
Can anyone identify this strange looking bird? (07/19/16) 3113 14
For people who have fruit trees, do you have any solutions to offer people with trees full of fruit? (06/22/16) 3109 17
These things have come out of the soil from time to time. What could they be? [pic] (11/15/16) 3105 8
The U.S. Coast Guard and Ventura County Fire rescued two people near Anacapa Island Saturday morning. (06/20/16) 3099 9
Cartoons: Mike shares a funny cartoon about friendship. (06/26/16) 3094 9
A subscriber snapped a [pic] of ladybugs hiding out from Thursday's wind. (04/16/16) 3093 11
POWDRELL: David shares photos of hummingbirds and the artful skills needed to capture these fast creatures.  (07/10/16) 3083 16
TRAVEL: Charles shares scenes from a vacation to June Lake. [pics] (05/17/16) 3079 14
Aquaholic shares lovely [pics] of Jalama Beach flora and fauna. (04/07/16) 3073 13
Are there programs that law enforcement uses in wine tasting and bar areas to determine how many patrons are driving away under the influence? (07/06/16) 3071 19
An edhatter warns about local housing scams on Craigslist and other rental websites. (02/09/17) 3062 15

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