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OPINION by T. Keith GURNEE On Oct. 19, we lost Kenneth E. Schwartz who served as one of Cal Poly’s most respected former professors in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design. Ken also served the city of San Luis Obispo as one of its greatest community leaders for decades. Passing at the age of […] [...]
Sun, Nov 17, 2019
By CCT STAFF Firefighters rescued a hiker who was rendered unconscious after falling approximately 20 feet at Bishop Peak in San Luis Obispo on Sunday, according to Cal Fire SLO. Shortly before noon, Cal Fire and San Luis Obispo firefighters responded to calls of an injured hiker. Officials estimated the rescue would take about an […] [...]
Sun, Nov 17, 2019
By JOSH FRIEDMAN Emergency crews transported a two-year-old child who had been struck by a vehicle  in Santa Maria on Saturday to a hospital. After the car hit the child in the 800 block of W. Barrett Street, a CalStar helicopter flew the child to Cottage Hospital. The two-year-old suffered moderate injuries, according to police. […] [...]
Sun, Nov 17, 2019
By CCT STAFF McClatchy stock dropped 65 percent on Friday, two days after the SLO Tribune’s parent company reported a net loss of $304.7 million in the third quarter of 2019. McClatchy’s stock closed at 49 cents on Friday, its lowest price to date. With approximately $700 million in debt, the company is unable to […] [...]
Sat, Nov 16, 2019
By CCT STAFF The Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Chapter of the California Faculty Association (CFA) has accused campus police of racial profiling, according to a letter the CFA sent members on Thursday. [Cal Coast Times] A faculty member of color reported an act of racial profiling to the CFA based on an alleged incident […] [...]
Sat, Nov 16, 2019
By CCT STAFF Police arrested a man suspected of robbing the Pacific Premier Bank in Paso Robles at gunpoint on Friday morning, hours after the robbery. At 9:20 a.m., two masked men entered the bank holding handguns, and demanded cash. After bank staff handed the robbers an undisclosed amount of money, they fled in a […] [...]
Sat, Nov 16, 2019
By CCT STAFF A fire at a storage yard in Atascadero burned a motorhome, a car, grass and a metal building on Thursday morning. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 10 a.m., firefighters responded to reports of a fire at a vehicle storage yard on Via Avenue near Traffic Way. The first arriving engine found a […] [...]
Fri, Nov 15, 2019
By CCT STAFF Police are searching for two men who robbed the Pacific Premier Bank on 12th Street in Paso Robles at gun point on Friday morning. At 9:20 a.m., two masked men entered the bank holding handguns, and demanded cash. The men left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money, and drove away […] [...]
Fri, Nov 15, 2019
By JOSH FRIEDMAN Several San Luis Obispo County cities are considering pursuing sales tax increase initiatives that could appear on the 2020 ballots. [KSBY] On Tuesday, the Atascadero City Council approved allocating $25,000 for a consultant to survey residents about a potential sales tax measure. Previously, Grover Beach hired a consultant for $30,000 to survey […] [...]
Fri, Nov 15, 2019
By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo County health officials are warning the public to avoid Chorro Creek and the estuary after 33,000 gallons of sewage spilled from the California Men’s Colony on Thursday morning. A power failure of the ultraviolet system was determined to be the culprit in the spill of partially treated sewage. After […] [...]
Thu, Nov 14, 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
The program was again recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts. [...]
Fri, Dec 05, 2014