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An intoxicated woman crashed into and killed a man walking on the 500 block of Ramona Avenue in Los Osos Sunday evening. The woman then fled the scene, but was discovered shortly afterwards and arrested, according to the CHP. [Cal Coast Times] At about 5:30 p.m., Emily Bales, 24, allegedly crashed her pickup truck into […] [...]
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Talking Alice in Wonderland y La Bruja with the founder of Santa Barbara Dance Institute. [...]
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Talking Alice in Wonderland y La Bruja with the founder of Santa Barbara Dance Institute. [...]
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
By KAREN VELIE Earlier this year, the state mounted an investigation into alleged conflicts of interest by Oceano Community Services District Director Linda Austin because of a complaint filed by activist Julie Tacker. Austin then sent information about Tacker to a man the district has had a restraining order against because of his threatening behavior. […] [...]
Sun, Nov 18, 2018
San Luis Obispo County Clerk Recorder Tommy Gong reversed his position on holding an entirely new election for three seats on the Los Osos Community Services District Board of Directors and announced Friday that he will confirm the election of two candidates. [Cal Coast Times] Last week, Gong admitted his office erred when it allowed […] [...]
Sun, Nov 18, 2018
Judge Barry LaBarbera ruled Friday that San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow can personally try a sexual assault case against a Cambria man. [Cal Coast Times] Last month, attorney Ilan Funke-Bilu filed a motion that Dow should be disqualified from prosecuting the case because of a conflict of interest. In the motion, Funke-Bilu […] [...]
Sun, Nov 18, 2018
Officers captured a minimum security inmate on Friday who had escaped more than two weeks ago from the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo. [Cal Coast Times] David Gray Hall was last seen at 10 a.m. on Oct. 30. Hall worked in the prison garage, and staff noticed that Hall had vanished along with […] [...]
Sat, Nov 17, 2018
Even though his former girlfriend refused to testify against him, on Friday a jury found a San Miguel man guilty of attempted murder. [Cal Coast Times] Jim Pinedo is facing up to 30 years in prison. The jury found him guilty of attempted murder, assault with a firearm, inflicting corporal injury to an intimate partner, […] [...]
Sat, Nov 17, 2018
By KAREN VELIE Developer Ryan Petetit plead guilty Tuesday to five felony counts regarding a domestic violence incident in 2015 that sent a 23-year-old woman to the hospital. [Cal Coast Times] Petetit plead guilty to assault with great bodily injury, false imprisonment with force, dissuading a witness and two charges of inflicting corporal injury on […] [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
Am I missing something? [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
Am I missing something? [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
She was struck Friday morning near Olive Mill Road. [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
She was struck Friday morning near Olive Mill Road. [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
Liquidation sale begins this week. [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
Liquidation sale begins this week. [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
Human rights and human foibles present a housing challenge. [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
Human rights and human foibles present a housing challenge. [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
While acknowledging the object found might not have any meaning or significance, Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong penned a letter to the campus community discussing racism and mental health after a student in a dormitory found a bathrobe belt that appeared to be in the shape of a noose. [Cal Coast Times] The student discovered […] [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
While acknowledging the object found might not have any meaning or significance, Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong penned a letter to the campus community discussing racism and mental health after a student in a dormitory found a bathrobe tie that appeared to be in the shape of a noose. [Cal Coast Times] The student discovered […] [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
A fight that broke out between two men in downtown Paso Robles Thursday afternoon resulted in one man being stabbed and the other going to the hospital, as well. [Cal Coast Times] At about 2 p.m., a 56-year-old man confronted a 25-year-old man in the 2800 block of Spring Street. The older man stabbed the […] [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
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