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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!

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office, along with 16 other California DA’s offices, have reached a $575,000 settlement with a pesticide company over repeated regulatory violations and unfair business practices. Pestmaster Services LP, formerly known as Pestmaster Services Inc., is a nationally franchised company headquartered in Reno, Nevada. The company […] [...]
Wed, Sep 15, 2021
By KAREN VELIE The Arroyo Grande City Council voted unanimously on Sept. 14 to rejoin Pismo Beach and Grover Beach in Central Coast Blue, a regional recycled water project set to bring a reliable water source to the Five Cities area. At a meeting in June, the city council voted to back out of Central […] [...]
Wed, Sep 15, 2021
Writer’s Note: This is part four of a story, told in installments, about the corruption involved in Morro Bay’s water reclamation facility. Part one is about Morro Bay City Council’s bait-and-switch. OPINION by CYNTHIA HAWLEY From the start and every step of the way the Morro Bay City Council has illegally kept this project — […] [...]
Wed, Sep 15, 2021
By JOSH FRIEDMAN California Gov. Gavin Newsom will remain in office after defeating the state’s recall initiative by a 64 percent to 36 percent vote on Tuesday. A majority vote was needed in order to recall Newsom. Proponents of the effort to remove Newsom from office did not come close to achieving that feat. Had […] [...]
Wed, Sep 15, 2021
By KAREN VELIE Arroyo Grande Police are looking for two men who robbed a man at gunpoint on Alder Street near Sunset Drive on Monday morning. Shortly before 6 a.m., the victim was walking his dog when a silver sedan stopped beside him, a man jumped out of the passenger side of the car, held […] [...]
Wed, Sep 15, 2021
By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County reported seven new COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, and a decline in new cases from a daily average of 116 to 96. Those who recently succumbed to the virus range in age from their 50s to their 90s. The number of SLO County residents in hospitals receiving treatment for […] [...]
Tue, Sep 14, 2021
BY KAREN VELIE Grover Beach police today arrested a correctional officer at California Men’s Colony who is accused of making a racial slur against a manager at the Grover Beach Wells Fargo branch, and then attacking the bank employee as he was leaving work. After officers arrested James Allen Jones Jr. at the prison, they […] [...]
Tue, Sep 14, 2021
By KAREN VELIE A fire destroyed a building at Camp San Luis Obispo Monday night, located near the intersection of O’Connor Way and Sutter Avenue. Firefighters arrived at the camp to find the 40 foot by 40 foot building engulfed in flames. Fire crews quickly contained the blaze. It took crews several hours to mop […] [...]
Tue, Sep 14, 2021
By JOSH FRIEDMAN Authorities are searching for suspects involved in repeated vandalism of the Templeton fire department’s training grounds. Over the past month, fire crews have discovered large amounts of graffiti and broken tools at the training grounds located at 675 Creekside Ranch Road. Additionally, training props have been damaged and vehicles used for car […] [...]
Tue, Sep 14, 2021
By JOSH FRIEDNAN The California Highway Patrol has identified the 17-year-old San Luis Obispo boy killed in a three-car crash near Cal Poly on Saturday as Finnegan Lee Hartford Osbaldeston. Shortly before 7 a.m., Osbaldeston was driving a white Volvo eastbound on Highland Drive when he attempted to turn left on Highway 1. Bryan Griffiths, […] [...]
Tue, Sep 14, 2021
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