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At UCSB's Coal Oil Point Reserve, it's all hands on deck to safeguard the western snowy plover, a threatened species on the Pacific coast, against effects from the recent oil spill.
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Has anyone been denied the Prop. 60 property tax transfer for reasons they feel are unfair?
updated 11:30 am
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The AIDS Life Cycle Bicycle Ride will move through Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties next week.
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 27, 2015 reads comments
As summer approaches, a subscriber is on a fruit hunt for boysenberries and sour cherries. Has anyone seen these anywhere in years past? (05/27/15) 586 10
Rep. Capps reintroduced the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act, legislation that would protect 245,665 acres of new and expanded wilderness. (05/27/15) 545 21
Submit your pet for instant fame this summer as the Edhat Pet of the Week! (05/27/15) 303 add
On Tuesday morning, the Paso Robles Police Department received a call reporting an armed robbery had just occurred at Chico's Cafe. (05/27/15) 80 add
On May 15, San Luis Obispo Police Officers responded to the Golden 1 Credit Union at 852 Foothill for the report of a burglary. [pics] (05/27/15) 95 add
Study by UCSB-led research team shows how record-high temperatures in California are worsening the already historic drought. (05/27/15) 535 9
A subscriber asks edhatters to help identify this strange looking bug. (05/27/15) 1338 7
A subscribers snapped a few [pics] of the Black-crowned Night-heron at the Zoo. (05/27/15) 754 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 26, 2015 reads comments
Edhatters share photos from their Memorial Day celebration. (05/26/15) 834 5
I need help identifying this bird who has been frequenting our hummer feeder regularly for the past couple weeks. [pics] (05/26/15) 2495 12
Thousands of UCSB students and community members turned out to commemorate the one year anniversary of the Isla Vista killings. (05/26/15) 1695 2
There's something truly noble to John Wiley about these local heroes who took on the oil spill with orange buckets. [pics] (05/26/15) 2202 7
FICTION: Bud Stuart shares a poem about Memorial Day. (05/26/15) 1341 2
Updated: Edhatters share [pics] from I Madonnari, Santa Barbara's Italian street painting festival. (05/26/15) 4430 16

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 25, 2015 reads comments
Can any Edhat readers help me identify this beauty in my kitchen sink? [pics] (05/25/15) 2488 6
A subscriber saw what seemed to be a lunar eclipse driving up the coast from Ventura to Santa Barbara Saturday Night. Did anyone else see it? (05/25/15) 1046 8
Subscriber Chuck Cagara caught a male Hooded Oriole at one of his feeders enjoying a lunch of fresh and juicy meal worms. [pics] (05/25/15) 1499 9

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 24, 2015 reads comments
EDBIT: Steve The Guinea Pig, a Santa Barbara local, garnered a lot of fame recently as he took a road trip across the U.S. (05/24/15) 1253 10
It's been a year since the tragedy occurred in Isla Vista and edhat takes a moment to remember those we've lost. (05/24/15) 725 2
Charles shares [pics] from lunch in Pismo Beach. (05/24/15) 1059 13
The oil spill at Refugio is reminding local Santa Barbara County residents of the devestating spill in 1969. (05/24/15) 4198 7
A former Mission Prep football player is suing the high school over an incident during a 2013 practice that allegedly left him with a concussion and brainstem stroke, as well as a series of nasty text messages from students. (05/24/15) 56 add
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Felicity, a shy girl who enjoys treats and is available for adoption. (05/24/15) 3452 6
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Indie, an amazing therapy dog. (05/24/15) 3549 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 23, 2015 reads comments
On Monday the contract successfully completed the sidewalk pour in front of 736 Higuera Street and should finalize the sidewalk phase of construction. (05/23/15) 118 add
On Thursday, around 2:55PM, the PRPD communications center received a report of a hit and run traffic collision in the area of 11th and Olive Streets. (05/23/15) 114 add
San Luis Obispo City officials agreed Thursday to pay police Chief Steve Gesell a $120,000 severance to end his employment with the city as of May 29. (05/23/15) 58 add
Prior to his firing by the San Luis Obispo Symphony board, longtime music director and conductor, Michael Nowak, engaged in a heated argument over fundraising with the nonprofit's executive director (05/23/15) 59 add
Scientology was the topic of the May Humanist Society talk. Back in the 1960s the writer Paulette Cooper had researched and written about Scientology. And suffered greatly for doing so. (05/23/15) 2144 18
San Luis Obispo County employees gave blood to save lives yesterday as part of the county's annual blood drive through United Blood Services. (05/23/15) 99 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 22, 2015 reads comments
This evening, the Sheriff's Office received a number of calls reporting a naked man with blood on him. (05/22/15) 142 add
San Luis Obispo City parts ways with Police Chief Steve Gesell with a $120,000 severance package. (05/22/15) 116 add
The parent of a former Nipomo High School student is suing the Lucia Mar Unified School District in federal court, claiming that a physical education coach forced her son into activities against the advice of doctors and later bullied the teen when she brought up the problems to school and district officials. (05/22/15) 66 add
Atascadero High School is on lock down following shots fired at or near the campus Thursday morning. (05/22/15) 62 add
Steve shares [pics] of crafty birds flying without tails. (05/22/15) 1104 8

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 21, 2015 reads comments
Oil Spill Update: The Coast Guard continues to oversee clean up efforts of the coastal oil spill near Refugio Beach in Santa Barbara County. (05/21/15) 18410 159

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 20, 2015 reads comments
A subscriber would like recommendations for a handyman in SLO. (05/20/15) 122 add
On Monday evening, the PRPD communications center received multiple calls regarding a male suspect who had attempted to stab another person. (05/20/15) 137 add
What are edhatters planning on doing this Memorial Day weekend? (05/20/15) 1970 34
The Grover Beach City Council was told Monday night Police Commander John Peters beat out a field of candidates that was recruited from the across the western United States to become the City's new police chief. (05/20/15) 70 add
Mark captures a drone [pic] above Shell Beach. (05/20/15) 2285 14

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 19, 2015 reads comments
The Nipomo Community Services District announced Monday it will soon change the way it disinfects water when its tie-in pipeline to Santa Maria is completed by July. (05/19/15) 819 5
The San Luis Obispo Downtown Association is organizing Downtown Proud, where residents will come together in a community clean-up. (05/19/15) 139 add
As it finalizes a plan to improve transportation between regions throughout California, Caltrans is asking for the public to review the Draft 2015 ITSP. (05/19/15) 688 1
Edhat subscriber Heather snapped this close-up of a delightful monarch butterfly. [pic] (05/19/15) 1091 5
A 28-year-old male hiker was injured on Bishop Peak and had to be airlifted out on Sunday. (05/19/15) 74 add
Mike snapped a few [pics] of Sunday's sunset to share with the community. (05/19/15) 948 2

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 18, 2015 reads comments
Anyone else notice the neat clouds in tonight's sky? [pics] (05/18/15) 1306 4
TRAVEL: After spending the last six months near Lake Almanor, Steve reports back. [pics] (05/18/15) 1361 3
Jean shares [pics] of an early blooming cactus. (05/18/15) 1120 4
Seven juvenile California condors will be relocated from Big Sur's Ventana Wilderness to the rugged hills east of San Simeon this July. (05/18/15) 74 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 17, 2015 reads comments
TRAVEL: While flying to Alabama, Max had to dodge the thunderstorms that have been thrashing the Midwest. [pics] (05/17/15) 1209 5
While perusing the local chips aisle, an edhat subscriber came across this well-labeled bag. [pic] (05/17/15) 2998 22
TRAVEL: Max shares [pics] of various attractions from a recent trip to Seattle and Portland. (05/17/15) 1222 3
Cartoons: Mike shares a funny cartoon about an obese honey bee. (05/17/15) 1209 15
Do you think crowdfunding and private contests are inventive ways to fulfill needs or just new ways to play with our money and stoke our greed? (05/17/15) 729 8
IN THE KITCHEN: I've been craving Greek food for a while and finally decided to make Greek Chicken Gryos with tzatziki sauce. (05/17/15) 1093 9
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Rebel, a confident pup in need of adoption. (05/17/15) 2828 3
EDBIT: Azeem Ward's Senior Flute Recital at UCSB has gone viral thanks to fans in the United Kingdom. (05/17/15) 4120 7

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 16, 2015 reads comments
A Central Coast company has paid $1 million to settle allegations of lying about being veteran-owned business to obtain VA contracts. (05/16/15) 3872 4
It's National Bike to Work Day! Send in pics of how you get around town and check out others' modes of transportation. (05/16/15) 785 2
A subscriber took this drone [pic] of the Figueroa Mountain Farmhouse after rain. (05/16/15) 2384 6
Can anyone identify this green spider? [pic] (05/16/15) 1672 8
A subscriber reports a local oil driller just went bankrupt and wonders how it will affect the oil industry. (05/16/15) 1709 14
Police arrested 29-year-old Derek Roden of Santa Maria on the 100 block of Broadway Street in Orcutt Wednesday morning for a string of burglaries across San Luis Obispo County. (05/16/15) 78 add
A 26-year-old Nipomo man died Thursday following a truck crash on Highway 101 in Shell Beach. (05/16/15) 104 add
About 200 Cal Poly faculty members, as well as some student sympathizers, marched outside the administration building Thursday to protest the pay discrepancy between administrators and teachers. (05/16/15) 71 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 15, 2015 reads comments
San Luis Obispo Police believe that Derek Roden broke into two homes on April 18, 2015. (05/15/15) 200 add
Streets in the downtown area have been posted for NO PARKING at various times beginning tomorrow beginning at 7am. (05/15/15) 165 add
Photographer Fritz Olenberger captured some great action and some famous cyclists at Stage 5 of the Amgen Tour of California in Santa Barbara. [pics] (05/15/15) 1708 6
A lawsuit filed by former mixed martial arts champion Chuck Liddell against Cuesta and Stewart Title for the companies alleged participation in a money laundering scheme by former North County developer Kelly Gearhart goes to trial on Thursday. (05/15/15) 105 add
A Los Osos man has taken a plea deal that will allow him to spend just one year in jail for sexually penetrating a developmentally disabled 16-year-old girl. (05/15/15) 91 add
The National Weather Service announced a cold spring storm system to impact southwest California Thursday and Friday. [pic] (05/15/15) 2127 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 14, 2015 reads comments
UPDATE: Paso Robles Police have detained a man with a gun in Centennial Park. (05/14/15) 181 add
San Luis Obispo Police Chief Steve Gesell, who is currently on paid administrative leave, has retained a Pismo Beach lawyer who is arguing the city has no good cause to terminate Gesell's contract. (05/14/15) 89 add
Cal Poly faculty members will picket outside the administration building on campus Thursday to protest overspending on administrators and lack of spending on the university's other employees. (05/14/15) 88 add
On a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors rejected a Santa Margarita rock quarry proposal (05/14/15) 75 add
Cal Poly has disaffiliated Delta Sigma Phi (DSP) from campus, according to Dean of Students Jean DeCosta. (05/14/15) 84 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 13, 2015 reads comments
A cold spring storm system will bring periods of rain across southwest California Thursday and Friday. (05/13/15) 2439 10
The CHP is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident in rural Paso Robles that killed a CMC officer. (05/13/15) 101 add
UPDATE: Cancelled Caltrans reminds motorists that there will be a full closure of State Route 41 on May 13 due to resurfacing. (05/13/15) 210 1
An environmental group and a Central Coast resident are suing the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board over water pollution secrecy. (05/13/15) 1285 3
Caltrans has awarded $9.8 million in Sustainable Transportation Planning Grants to support cities, counties, agencies and transit operators in their efforts to integrate transit, bicycling and walking into their local transportation plans. (05/13/15) 915 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 12, 2015 reads comments
The Animal Rescue Team provides a caution for those using hummingbird feeders. [pic] (05/12/15) 3820 25
The American Red Cross is helping a family of five find temporary housing after their home caught on fire. (05/12/15) 80 add
Once again, The San Luis Obispo Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket (05/12/15) 183 add
Stages Four and Five of The Amgen Tour of California Bicycle Race will move through San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties this week. (05/12/15) 1849 8
Researchers in UCSB's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are seeking to make computer brains smarter by making them more like our own. (05/12/15) 779 5
Law enforcement reminds motorcyclists to "Survive the Ride" in a road-sharing campaign aimed at motorcycle safety awareness. (05/12/15) 756 1
A project to re-pave U.S. Highway 101 in both directions from Avila Road to north of San Luis Bay Drive will continue this week. (05/12/15) 194 add
I have some sort of bug in my closet that I cannot see and that eats small holes in my t-shirts. Anybody know what it is and how to get rid of it? (05/12/15) 2936 20

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 11, 2015 reads comments
The annual Amgen Tour of California bike races have kicked off in Northern California and will arrive in San Luis Obispo County on May 13. (05/11/15) 99 add
Cal Fire crews responded to three separate vegetation fires Saturday night at Camp SLO that investigators believe were caused by munitions firing. (05/11/15) 72 add
This Mother's Day, Animal Rescue Team rescued their very first newborn heifer. [pic] (05/11/15) 1970 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 10, 2015 reads comments
A subscriber snapped this [pic] of a velella velella. (05/10/15) 1746 12
Edhat subscribers share [pics] of beautiful cactus flowers. (05/10/15) 1141 5
Cartoons: Mike shares a funny cartoon about forgiveness and craziness. (05/10/15) 1578 11
AsĀ Junipero Serra is scheduled to become a Catholic Saint, many Native Americans, including the Chumash, oppose the sainthood. (05/10/15) 2948 37
Aquaholic snapped [pics] in the Santa Ynez Valley and found a turkey vulture with a face only a mother could love. (05/10/15) 1654 12
The City of San Luis Obispo has confirmed that SLO Police Chief Steve Gesell is on paid administrative leave. The reasons behind the leave are unknown. (05/10/15) 103 add
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Velcro, a cat with a tux who is available for adoption. (05/10/15) 1558 3
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Tabatha, a well-mannered dog who enjoys beach days and is looking for a new home. (05/10/15) 1667 6
FICTION: Bud Stuart shares a poem about moms on Mother's Day. (05/10/15) 1108 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on May 09, 2015 reads comments
This week the Downtown Renewal Project continued despite a slight threat of rain. (05/09/15) 195 add
An edhat subscriber shares a [pic] of the mourning dove that is nesting right outside their window. (05/09/15) 1459 13
The San Luis Obispo Police Department will step up Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Monday, May 11th (05/09/15) 238 add
It's Mother's Day weekend and Ed wants to see your mom themed photos. (05/09/15) 1299 11

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