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What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas. In the case of Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper and Sister Lana Chang, their gambling trips to Las Vegas have not only been discovered, but have become the subject of an embezzlement investigation at a Southern California Catholic school. Both nuns have admitted to embezzling a “substantial” […] [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
Members claim the Just Communities curriculum is "anti-Caucasian, anti-male, and anti-Christian." [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
Members claim the Just Communities curriculum is "anti-Caucasian, anti-male, and anti-Christian." [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
Spectacular lip-sync performances buoy comedy. [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
Spectacular lip-sync performances buoy comedy. [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
Bridget Bryden says she was fired after voicing concerns over lowered qualification standards for new hires. [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
Bridget Bryden says she was fired after voicing concerns over lowered qualification standards for new hires. [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
This holiday sipper is part of a cocktail class at Carpinteria’s Heritage Goods & Supply on December 19. [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
This holiday sipper is part of a cocktail class at Carpinteria’s Heritage Goods & Supply on December 19. [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
Condor number 933 successfully hatches and flies in the county. [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
Condor number 933 successfully hatches and flies in the county. [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
By KAREN VELIE Oceano Community Services District General Manager Paavo Ogren is slated to move to part-time at his current position and begin moonlighting as an advisor to the Cambria Community Services District, according to the districts’ websites. [Cal Coast Times] The Oceano board agreed to reduce Ogren’s hours from forty per week to twenty, […] [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
Paso Robles Unified School District Superintendent Chris Williams, who abruptly announced his resignation last week, is leaving the North County school district with depleted reserves and an approximately $3 million shortfall over the next couple years. [Tribune] Williams announced his resignation at a school board meeting last week, as did the district’s athletic director and […] [...]
Tue, Dec 11, 2018
By JOSH FRIEDMAN As about half of the San Luis Obispo County government workforce prepares to go on strike this week, union members are not only arguing they are underpaid, but are pointing the finger at county management for giving themselves raises. Meanwhile, county officials say they have already granted union members raises, and the […] [...]
Mon, Dec 10, 2018
OPINION by JEFF HORTON Is it just me, or are things starting to look too “city” around here? At this time, I am beginning to lose the idea that it is just me because I hear the same complaints everywhere I go. These factors that have lowered our quality of life can be reduced or […] [...]
Mon, Dec 10, 2018
Los Osos based attorney Craig Ainsworth stopped breathing and nearly drowned in the water near Morro Rock over the weekend, but was then rescued by the combined effort of bystanders and emergency personnel. [Cal Coast Times] Early Saturday morning, eight bystanders rescued the surfer from heavy waves. The surfer did not have a pulse, and […] [...]
Mon, Dec 10, 2018
All 15 branches of San Luis Obispo County public libraries will close Tuesday through Thursday, while multiple mental health services will also shut their doors or cut their hours of operation as the county’s primary employees union is expected to strike. [Cal Coast Times] Members of the San Luis Obispo County Employees’ Association (SLOCEA) have […] [...]
Mon, Dec 10, 2018
An 18-year-old Santa Maria man died of gunshot wounds early Saturday, just two days after a 21-year-old man was shot and killed. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 1 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to reports of gunshots in the area of Thornburg Street and West Enos Drive and found Adrian Alvarez, 18, suffering from gunshot […] [...]
Sun, Dec 09, 2018
San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man suspected of firing a bullet into his neighbor’s mobile home in rural Paso Robles on Friday. [Cal Coast Times] At about 10 a.m., Jordan AJ Nogo, 28, fired a shot from within his mobile home into the mobile home next door. No one suffered any injuries […] [...]
Sat, Dec 08, 2018
A bald man who made no attempt to hide his identity robbed the Rabobank in Grover Beach on Friday and has since managed to evade capture. [Cal Coast Times] At 11:33 a.m., the robber entered the Rabobank branch on Grand Avenue and demanded money from a teller while brandishing a handgun, according to the Grover […] [...]
Sat, Dec 08, 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