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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 PG&E may shut off power on Sunday for 1 million or more individuals across Central and Northern California as part of another preemptive move to prevent wildfires. The shutoff is forecasted to impact 466,000 homes and businesses, or more than 1 million people. The planned outage is expected to impact 38 counties, […] [...]
Sun, Oct 25, 2020
OPINION By MICHAEL RIVERA I’m Michael Rivera. I’m an American citizen. When it comes to how much to value my political opinion, that’s all you need to know about me. If you want to call me Latino or Hispanic, go ahead. I’m OK with that. I call myself American. I suppose I’m a minority, but […] [...]
Sat, Oct 24, 2020
By CCN STAFF Two cars collided on Broad Street in San Luis Obispo on Friday evening, propelling one of the cars through a sign and into an awning at the Black Horse Coffee Shop. During rush hour traffic, the cars crashed with one remaining on the Broad Street and the other damaging landscaping and property. […] [...]
Sat, Oct 24, 2020
BY CCN STAFF San Luis Obispo County’s unemployment rate dropped again in September as local governments gained approximately 1,700 jobs, the state Employment Development Department reported last week. In September, SLO County’s unemployment rate fell to 7.2 percent. That is still far above pre-coronavirus levels, but a sign the county’s economy is improving. Layoffs prompted […] [...]
Sat, Oct 24, 2020
By KAREN VELIE In a 3-1 vote that led to name calling and accusations of criminal acts, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to limit campaign candidate donations to $25,000 per contributor, with Supervisor Bruce Gibson dissenting. On Oct. 8, 2019, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation limiting campaign contributions to local […] [...]
Fri, Oct 23, 2020
OPINION by MELISSA TUNNELL I am a San Luis Obispo resident and registered Democrat proudly supporting Cherisse Sweeney for mayor. I have read some of the lies being told about this candidate and cannot remain silent. I have met Mayoral Candidate Cherisse Sweeney and can report without reservation that she is the real deal! She […] [...]
Fri, Oct 23, 2020
By CCN STAFF While supporters of four Black Lives Matter protesters chanted for the judge to dismiss their cases, San Luis Obispo County Court Judge Mathew Guerrero continued the hearing on a motion to dismiss and a motion for a gag order because of issues with the filings. Both the CHP and the California Attorney […] [...]
Thu, Oct 22, 2020
By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge sentenced a man convicted of robbing Pacific Premier Bank in Paso Robles to 25 years to life in prison. On Nov. 15, 2019, two masked men with handguns entered Pacific Premier Bank on 12th Street and demanded cash. After bank staff handed the robbers an undisclosed amount of money, they […] [...]
Thu, Oct 22, 2020
By JOSH FRIEDMAN A 39-year-old Grover Beach man drowned in Lopez Lake after attempting to rescue a relative who appeared to be in distress while swimming, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. The county coroner’s unit has identified the victim as David Sanchez. At approximately 3:40 p.m. Sunday, Sanchez reportedly entered the […] [...]
Thu, Oct 22, 2020
Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three men last week who were caught in a sting trying to have sex with an underage girl. Deputies arrested 37-year-old Scott Garey of Santa Barbara and 24-year-old Pottanapong Phakdeeviset of Camarillo on Friday after they responded to online information directed them to a location near Turnpike Road and […] [...]
Thu, Oct 22, 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