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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!

Despite there being bans throughout California on single-use plastic bags, local jurisdictions are now moving to prohibit customers from bringing reusable bags to grocery stores amid fears they could spread the coronavirus. [OC Register] Since the beginning of the outbreak, at least eight California counties, including San Francisco, have temporarily banned shoppers from bringing reusable […] [...]
Thu, Apr 09, 2020
Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin.  By DELL FRANKLIN It’s like waiting for the hammer to fall as the virus creeps closer and closer to San Luis Obispo County and […] [...]
Thu, Apr 09, 2020
The Pismo Beach City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to move forward with negotiations with the Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo (HASLO) regarding a proposed affordable mixed-use senior housing project. The council’s vote directs City Manager Jim Lewis to negotiate a development agreement with HASLO for a property located at 2655 Shell Beach Road […] [...]
Thu, Apr 09, 2020
San Luis Obispo County’s coronavirus case total has surpassed 100, health officials announced Wednesday. The county announced three new cases, raising its total from 99 to 102. “We passed a milestone of sorts. We’re now over a hundred cases” County Health Officer Penny Borenstein said during the county’s daily press conference. “The good news is […] [...]
Thu, Apr 09, 2020
By KAREN VELIE One day after San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill attempted suicide, his soon-to-be ex-wife Dee Torres took action to attach Hill’s county retirement account. After two years of marriage, Hill and Torres separated in the fall of 2016, according to court records. In early 2019, Hill filed for divorce. Hill submitted […] [...]
Wed, Apr 08, 2020
A 55-year-old San Luis Obispo man is accused of sexually assaulting his girlfriend’s 15-year-old daughter last week. On the evening of April 2, the victim told police that her mother’s boyfriend, Martin Gonzalez-Flores, sexually assaulted her. Officers arrived at the scene and detained Gonzalez-Flores, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department. Investigators interviewed both […] [...]
Wed, Apr 08, 2020
SLOFD E3, E4, T1 and BC3 responded to single vehicle traffic accident NB 101 x Prado around 4am. Single occupant driver was mechanically extricated and transported to SVMC w/moderate injuries. Approx 33min extrication. SLOFD reminds everyone to watch your speed in this weather! pic.twitter.com/lwvzeOupHS — SLO City Fire (@SLO_City_Fire) April 8, 2020 San Luis Obispo […] [...]
Wed, Apr 08, 2020
California temporarily set bail for most misdemeanor and lower-level felonies at zero in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus in jails by reducing the number of inmates. On Monday, California’s Judicial Council approved 11 temporary amendments to the rules of the court, including suspending all property foreclosures and evictions, extending expiration dates […] [...]
Tue, Apr 07, 2020
Almost 18,000 California residents have tested positive for the coronavirus and 447 have died as of Tuesday night. But there is hopeful news, the number of new cases in San Luis Obispo County continues to slow. During the past seven days, SLO County has averaged 2.7 new cases a day. A week earlier, SLO County […] [...]
Tue, Apr 07, 2020
Santa Barbara police detained and ultimately released a man who allegedly spit at people Monday morning amid concerns over the coronavirus. [KCOY] At about 10:15 a.m., a 911 caller reported a man had spit in the direction of someone, but the saliva did not appear to hit anyone. Officers then located and detained the man […] [...]
Tue, Apr 07, 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