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Sources: Santa Barbara Independent Weekly, Edhat.com and CalCoastNews.com. Most recent stories from the top down. Click on a headline for more details. Thanks!

A San Luis Obispo judge sentenced a Paso Robles woman on Monday to one year in SLO County Jail for causing a deadly hit-and-run that killed a man who tried to stop her from driving intoxicated. [Tribune] On the evening of Dec. 28, 2018, then 21-year-old Sarah Hale left the Santa Maria Brewing Company in […] [...]
Wed, Jun 03, 2020
By Richard Bastian What started off as a peaceful protest over the death of George Floyd, with approximately 150 people marching through the city, exploded when about 700 people, some from out of area, joined the protest. One man, who said he was from Mississippi, began agitating protestors. He moved in close proximity to officers’ […] [...]
Tue, Jun 02, 2020
A 50-year-old San Miguel man was killed May 31 in a single car accident. A day later, a rancher found the crashed vehicle at the bottom of a steep arroyo. Shortly before 7 a.m. on Sunday, Daniel Koudelka was driving on the 4100 block of Ranchita Canyon Road near Nickel Creek Road in San Miguel […] [...]
Tue, Jun 02, 2020
Protesters blocked traffic on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo on Monday and later engaged in a standoff with officers near the police station, while vandals and looters focused on the downtown area. Hundreds of people protesting the death of George Floyd gathered in the afternoon at Mission Plaza. They then marched through downtown SLO […] [...]
Tue, Jun 02, 2020
It has been more than eleven weeks since San Luis Obispo County had its first confirmed coronavirus case, and the number of new cases is at an all time low. During the month of May, the county noted a surge in new cases primarily in the Paso Robles area. Even so, during the past two […] [...]
Mon, Jun 01, 2020
A crowd in the hundreds protested peacefully in San Luis Obispo on Sunday as violent protests and riots continued in major cities across the United States in the aftermath of the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd. Protesters gathered at Mitchell Park and marched through downtown SLO, at one point lying down on Marsh Street. […] [...]
Mon, Jun 01, 2020
Amid ongoing civil unrest over the death of George Floyd, Target has modified hours or temporarily closed more than 200 stores nationwide, including stores in Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles, Target announced Saturday. Hundreds of people peacefully protested in San Luis Obispo on Sunday. Even though there has been no rioting or […] [...]
Mon, Jun 01, 2020
A 21-year-old man, who slammed on his brakes after spotting a California Highway Patrol officer in Paso Robles, caused a four car accident on Friday evening, according to the CHP. Shortly before 8 p.m., Nicholas Mccollum of Citrus Heights was heading eastbound in the fast lane on Highway 46 at about 60 mph, when he […] [...]
Sun, May 31, 2020
San Luis Obispo County law enforcement agencies are sending 48 deputies and officers to Los Angeles after primarily peaceful protests on Saturday afternoon over the death of George Floyd, turned violent. On Saturday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti asked the National Guard and area law enforcement agencies to assist with the escalating violence and vandalism. […] [...]
Sat, May 30, 2020
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman found dead in a Nipomo home on Wednesday as 68-year-old Debra Glenn. At about 2:30 p.m., deputies responding to a 911 call at a home on the 100 block of Tefft Street found the body of a deceased woman. Investigators determined the death was […] [...]
Fri, May 29, 2020
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
The program was again recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts. [...]
Fri, Dec 05, 2014