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Santa Barbara participates in annual national Women’s March on Saturday. [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
Santa Barbara participates in annual national Women’s March on Saturday. [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
A 24-year-old skateboarder who had previously appeared in articles about the need for a safe place to skateboard in South County was hit and killed by a vehicle Friday night in Nipomo. [Cal Coast Times] Matthew Diaz was headed southbound on Frontage Road near Hill Road when a vehicle driven by 30-year-old Miguel Cuevas hit […] [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
Comics scholar’s new book reads like a social and cultural history of the United States over the past 80 years. [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
Comics scholar’s new book reads like a social and cultural history of the United States over the past 80 years. [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
An assailant stabbed a woman walking to her car after working in a field in rural Nipomo on Friday afternoon. [KCOY] At about 2:30 p.m., the woman suffered non life-threatening injuries at a field near Division and Oso Flaco Lake roads. Emergency personnel then transported the victim to a local hospital. San Luis Obispo County […] [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
A man and his dog managed to escape a motorhome that caught on fire in Paso Robles on Thursday evening. [Cal Coast Times] At about 6:30 p.m., a witness reported that a 1979 Dodge motorhome was on fire. Firefighters contained the blaze by 6:30 p.m. and remained on scene another 30 minutes to overhaul the […] [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
City decides to extend utility due dates for federal employees during government shutdown. [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
City decides to extend utility due dates for federal employees during government shutdown. [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
The longer the shutdown lasts, the more it damages our economy and environment. [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
The longer the shutdown lasts, the more it damages our economy and environment. [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
While writing a speeding ticket in Buelton, a deputy discovered the teen driver was transporting a large amount of marijuana products for an illegal cannabis delivery service that operates out of San Luis Obispo County. [Cal Coast Times] The 18-year-old driver was under the legal age to work in the cannabis industry or legally possess […] [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
Annual Mission Rose Garden Pruning takes place January 19; volunteer invited to bring shears and gloves. [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
Annual Mission Rose Garden Pruning takes place January 19; volunteer invited to bring shears and gloves. [...]
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
OPINION by ALLAN COOPER Let’s get real. The City of San Luis Obispo is giving away the farm. Our pro-development, pro-growth and so-called “progressive” City Council is conspiring with a certain developer to over build (even by State standards) on scarce city land by looking the other way when the floor plans show four bedroom […] [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
A San Luis Obispo judge sentenced a former employee of the San Luis Obispo electronics repair business iFixit for embezzling almost $100,000 from the company. [Cal Coast Times] Alexandre Soria, 25, pleaded guilty to embezzling the funds from iFixit between Oct. 2017 and July 2018, according to the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office. […] [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Officers arrested nine suspects at two adjacent drug houses in Atascadero on Wednesday after the county sheriff’s SWAT team conducted a search of the location, according to the Atascadero Police Department. [Cal Coast Times] Early in the morning, the SWAT team served a search warrant at two adjoining properties in the 4900 block of Carrizo […] [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
For the second time in two days, health officials are asking people to avoid contact with creek water because of a sewage spill in San Luis Obispo. [Cal Coast Times] At about 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, 15,000 gallons of sewage spilled from a manhole cover near 81 Broad Street, according to the San Luis Obispo […] [...]
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
San Luis Obispo firefighters came to the rescue of a person on Bishop Peak Wednesday night, as well as multiple homeless individuals who were stranded by the storm early Thursday morning. [KSBY] Fire crews started the night by helping a person who was stuck on Bishop Peak, Interim Chief Keith Aggson said. Rescuers brought the […] [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
Following heavy rainfall, there are multiple power outages around San Luis Obispo County Thursday morning, and some roads are closed because of flooding, mudslides and falling debris. [Cal Coast Times] As of about 8 a.m., 282 customers are without power in the Templeton area, according to PG&E. A power outage in Edna Valley is impacting […] [...]
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
Roger reports a case of domestic violence over child custody on the 5100 block of Hollister. The fire department and medics are now responding. [...]
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
A homicide suspect is arrested in Santa Maria following the death of 28 year old Elyse Marie Erwin [mug] [...]
Fri, Apr 21, 2017
Edhat readers share [pics] of "hummingbird moths" and black skimmer sea birds. [...]
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider held a press conference on Monday, joining mayors across the nation, in support of the Federal Community Development Block Grant Program. [...]
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
Does anyone know what happened near Dos Pueblos High School? [...]
Mon, Apr 17, 2017
Roger reports a bicyclist is injured in a traffic accident with a vehicle on Milpas. [...]
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
Roger has the scanner reports. Ducks in the center divider looking to cross Highway 101 at State Street. [...]
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
An edhat subscriber shares that poems from Santa Barbara elementary students are on exhibit at Chaucer's Bookstore as well as in the lobby of the downtown library, and shares a poem in honor of National Poetry Month. [...]
Wed, Apr 05, 2017
State Route 246 passing lanes project will resume near Lompoc after its winter suspension. [...]
Wed, Apr 05, 2017
Until April 24th, major repairs will be made to failed asphalt on Shoreline Drive, between Loma Alta and La Marina. [...]
Wed, Apr 05, 2017