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TRAVEL: Aquaholic shares a picture taken from the beach of Poverty Bay, Puget Sound.
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Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 18, 2014 reads comments
A man accused of punching a store clerk in the face last month has been declared mentally incompetent. (12/18/14) 17 add
TRAVEL: Steve shares photos of real winter from Lake Almanor in the Sierra Nevada mountains. (12/18/14) 1083 6
Tuesday night, the Grover Beach City Council tabled an aggressive panhandling ordinance. (12/18/14) 22 add
The recent storms brought much needed water to local reservoirs. At Lake Nacimiento, Thursday night's storm raised the water level by a foot (12/18/14) 19 add
A former employee of the Exploration Station in Grover Beach accused of embezzling from the organization was sentenced Tuesday to 180 days in County Jail. (12/18/14) 18 add
Can you identify these types of lizards? (12/18/14) 1391 20
A subscriber has a question about how to report a minor traffic accident. (12/18/14) 806 9

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 17, 2014 reads comments
The SLOCOG Board of Directors programmed $11 million in federal funding towards public transit to cover the next 2-years. (12/17/14) 76 add
A weak storm system over the Channel Islands Tuesday morning will continue to generate scattered showers mainly across Los Angeles County through the afternoon. [pics] (12/17/14) 967 2
All lanes of Highway 101 near the Cuesta Grade are back open after a crash Monday night shut down both directions. (12/17/14) 35 add
The California Highway Patrol has identified the Cambria man killed when his van hit a tree stump Monday morning as Walter Glaser, 84. (12/17/14) 34 add
An Atascadero man faces grand theft charges for allegedly trying to steal a computer and two flat screen televisions from the Walmart on Niblick Road in Paso Robles. (12/17/14) 28 add
The County of San Luis Obispo received several updated ratings from Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services this year. (12/17/14) 87 add
Thursday Night Farmers’ Market in Downtown San Luis Obispo will not be held on Christmas Day, December 25th, 2014 or New Years Day, January 1st. [pic] (12/17/14) 114 add
I need suggestions to help me verify the legitimacy of a local non-profit organization. Where should I start? (12/17/14) 1568 25
Los Padres National Forest officials announced plans to launch a series of prescribed burn projects over the next several months to eliminate piled brush. (12/17/14) 342 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 16, 2014 reads comments
Jury finds Maria Fajardo guilty in murder-for-hire plot (12/16/14) 40 add
Former high school teacher arrested a second time for suspicion of sexual acts with a minor. (12/16/14) 43 add
The California Highway Patrol says alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in a crash that killed a Cambria man Monday morning. (12/16/14) 43 add
With another storm on the way, neighbors who live along Thompson Creek in Nipomo say they've been battling San Luis Obispo County over the condition of their creek. (12/16/14) 29 add
Cal OES is encouraging all Californians to act on the following tips in preparation for the coming storms. (12/16/14) 914 2
An Atascadero home was damaged in a fire Saturday night on Santa Barbara Road. (12/16/14) 27 add
Hands-only CPR flash mob makes stops in San Luis Obispo. (12/16/14) 29 add
A new paper by UCSB's Thomas Scheff provides a first step in arriving at accepted definitions of basic emotions. (12/16/14) 620 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 15, 2014 reads comments
A Nipomo man has died after his car hit a big rig on Highway 166. (12/15/14) 44 add
Are bicyclists allowed to ride in the middle of a full lane or must they stay to the right? (12/15/14) 3369 73
Recent rains and cooler temperatures across the region have lowered the threat of wildfires allowing the transition out of fire season. (12/15/14) 612 1
Astronomy: Subscriber Chuck Cagara was outside last night capturing the Geminid Meteor Shower. (12/15/14) 1514 8
A subscriber shares a little story about a garden caterpillar they dubbed Rudy. [pic] (12/15/14) 1162 9
A subscriber's lilacs have bloomed three months early. [pics] (12/15/14) 1152 13
Central colors are shining again from our storm, in [pics] from John Wiley (12/15/14) 1023 4

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 14, 2014 reads comments
Are you tired of discussions of color and race? Do you think our progress has stalled or kept up the pace? (12/14/14) 1045 42
TRAVEL: Gus Harris snapped aerial photos from Santa Barbara to Chicago. (12/14/14) 1013 5
Crews are still working to restore power to customers in San Luis Obispo County and northern Santa Barbara County. (12/14/14) 34 add
Do edhatters know what type of fungus this is? (12/14/14) 1405 8
Can someone identify this type of bug? (12/14/14) 1407 10
EDBIT: The Dedicated Staff enjoyed a lovely holiday party at The Black Sheep earlier this week.  (12/14/14) 873 3
Astronomy: Saturday is the best night to view the Geminids meteor shower. Fortunately, unlike the summer meteor events, you can see this one fairly early in the evening, just after it gets dark. (12/14/14) 1116 3
SLO Police arrested 5 drivers for DUI on Friday evening's checkpoint. (12/14/14) 108 add
Today is the last sequential date of this century, 12/13/14. (12/14/14) 802 13
POWDRELL: So here’s the deal... we’ve got an interesting quagmire going on in the surfing world this week; huge surf and rain. 
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DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Barkley, a lovable Australian Shepard who moonlights as a softball team mascot. (12/14/14) 970 10
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Sunny, a cat who thoroughly enjoys good weather. (12/14/14) 728 5

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 13, 2014 reads comments
SLO Police are looking for witnesses of a chain reaction traffic collision involving six vehicles. [pic] (12/13/14) 159 add
SLO Police are planning a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, Dec, 12th from 8:00pm to 3:00am. (12/13/14) 149 add
Traffic collision resulting in injury on the 500 Block of Foothill Boulevard in San Luis Obispo. (12/13/14) 110 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 12, 2014 reads comments
The City of Arroyo Grande will no longer begin its City Council meetings with a prayer. (12/12/14) 34 add
First-Grade students from Cambria Grammar School delivered get well cards to French Hospital Medical Center on Wednesday. [pic] (12/12/14) 94 add
$254 million has been allocated for transportation upgrades to in California, including $3.4 million for local projects to encourage biking and walking.  (12/12/14) 640 6
The 28th annual Vine Street Victorian Christmas Showcase is scheduled for Saturday, December 13th from 6PM-9PM in Paso Robles. (12/12/14) 121 add
What would you do if your neighbor trimmed the hedges on your property and then left the trimmings on your side? (12/12/14) 2995 52
Due to the storm, CA State Parks such as Hearst Castle will be closed. (12/12/14) 127 add
A vigorous cold front will cross San Luis Obispo County between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. this evening with strong gale-force southerly winds and heavy rain. (12/12/14) 113 add
San Luis Obispo Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on December 12. (12/12/14) 101 add
Update: Children Safe, Father In Custody The CHP has issued an Amber Alert for four children from Montebello who were taken by their biological father, Daniel Diego Perez. [pics] (12/12/14) 1845 11

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 11, 2014 reads comments
Advisory: NWS has issued a High Wind Advisory and Watch for the central coast ad interior valleys of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties. (12/11/14) 1342 3
Christmas came early for some kids on the Central Coast. The Sheriff's Office held its annual Christmas Bicycle Giveaway today. (12/11/14) 128 add
San Luis Obispo is one of the best college towns in the U.S., according to Travel and Leisure Magazine. (12/11/14) 35 add
San Luis Obispo is one step closer tonight to moving forward with development plans. The city council voted four-to-one on Tuesday night, to override the Airport Land Use Commission's recommendation not to build on land near the airport. (12/11/14) 45 add
Cambria not yet ready to flip switch on emergency water supply project. (12/11/14) 41 add
Hundreds of people marched in the San Luis Obispo Downtown Association's annual Holiday Parade this past Friday, December 5th and parade winners are announced! (12/11/14) 126 add
Can any birderers and plane aficionados identify these two different types of birds? (12/11/14) 1445 12
Edhat subscribers share [pics] of sunsets and sunrises in Santa Barbara. (12/11/14) 730 1

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 10, 2014 reads comments
The City of Paso Robles was honored Friday evening with the 2014 Green Innovation Award for their 21st Street Green, Complete Street Project. (12/10/14) 122 add
The San Luis Obispo County Deputy Sheriff's Association $4,000 in toys to the Children's Resource Network of the Central Coast. (12/10/14) 112 add
Arroyo Grande Police said they are seeing an increase in phone scams in the area. (12/10/14) 44 add
The County of San Luis Obispo appointed Julie Paik as the new Director of Child Support Services after an exhaustive recruitment process. (12/10/14) 215 add
Does anyone out there in edhat land have ideas on how to remove three Monterey pines without paying an amount we can't afford? (12/10/14) 2322 52
Wet and windy weather patterns are expected for Southwest California this Thursday and Friday. (12/10/14) 1658 19

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 09, 2014 reads comments
TRAVEL: Patti shares photos of zebras and more from a recent trip to Hearst Castle. (12/09/14) 1311 6
The Deputy Sheriff's Association is proud to make a $2,000 donation to the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County. [pic] (12/09/14) 140 add
If you're celebrating with alcohol this holiday season, the San Luis Obispo Police Department has a message for you: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. (12/09/14) 144 add
Three teens from Paso Robles are facing burglary charges after police say they broke into a store and stole skateboards and clothing. (12/09/14) 46 add
San Luis Obispo County burn season begins Monday. (12/09/14) 36 add
Can employers ban the use of personal cell phones while the employee is officially "on duty?" (12/09/14) 2768 37

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 08, 2014 reads comments
On December 7, 2014 at approximately 4:00 p.m. a resident reported seeing a mountain lion in the backyard of a residence in the 300 block of Los Cerros Drive. (12/08/14) 165 add
San Luis Obispo's vibrant downtown and stunning scenery make it one of America's top college towns, according to Travel + Leisure magazine. (12/08/14) 54 add
This caught Mesa Jim's eye as he headed up to SLO on Saturday morning. [pic] (12/08/14) 1684 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 07, 2014 reads comments
IN THE KITCHEN: Suzie shares a recipe for a crispy, crunchy, and gooey vegetarian appetizer. (12/07/14) 1456 5
Astronomy: Do sunsets really linger longer in Honolulu than in Santa Barbara? How about other parts of the world?  (12/07/14) 1117 9
California Highway Patrol responded to a crash in Nipomo shortly before midnight Thursday. (12/07/14) 61 add
Anti-police brutality protests sweeping the nation in the aftermath of the Michael Brown and Eric Garner Grand Jury decisions included downtown San Luis Obispo Friday night. (12/07/14) 40 add
CAT OF THE WEEK: Meet Kalahari, a charming lap-lover looking for a home for the holidays. (12/07/14) 997 4
DOG OF THE WEEK: Meet Mardou and Cody, two beach-loving Boston Terriers. (12/07/14) 992 6

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 06, 2014 reads comments
The annual Sheriff's Christmas Bike Giveaway will be held on Wednesday, December 10th at 12:00 PM at the Sheriff's Honor Farm. (12/06/14) 184 add
It's stormy outside and Ed wants to see your rainy day photos! (12/06/14) 1285 6
James Lypps, the former Morro Bay man who was arrested this week on suspicion of murdering his wife back in 2009, made his first court appearance on Thursday. (12/06/14) 61 add
Slick roads over the weekend claimed the lives of a former Morro Bay woman and her teenaged daughter. (12/06/14) 62 add
Opening statements began Thursday morning in the murder trial against Philip Hanes. (12/06/14) 53 add
A subscriber shares [pics] of rain drops on garden plants. (12/06/14) 886 3

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 05, 2014 reads comments
On 12-4-14, Deputies arrested 38-year-old Brett William Douglass of Nipomo for a burglary which occurred on 11-28-14 on Olympic Way in Nipomo. [mug] (12/05/14) 119 add
Noise may increase during training exercise at Camp Roberts. (12/05/14) 46 add
Police are looking for a man they say was stealing purses in downtown San Luis Obispo Wednesday night. (12/05/14) 48 add
In the hopes of saving water, the City of Nipomo is asking its residents ti let mother nature take care of the landscaping. (12/05/14) 51 add
Some big projects have been approved for downtown San Luis Obispo, including the Downtown Renewal Project and the redevelopment of the Chinatown area. (12/05/14) 57 add
SLO Police are investigating two strong arm robberies in the 900 block of Chorro Street. (12/05/14) 140 add

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 04, 2014 reads comments
The California Highway Patrol has identified 67-year-old William Felix Jr., from Carson City, Nevada, as the driver killed in a car accident on Monday December 1st just north of Prado Road along Highway 101 northbound. (12/04/14) 60 add
Jury selection began Tuesday in the murder trial against Philip Hanes. (12/04/14) 72 add
CHP shuts down portion of southbound lane on Highway 1 in Oceano due to leaning power pole. (12/04/14) 43 add
Shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday, investigators with the Morro Bay Police Department concluded a five- year-long investigation with the arrest a Nipomo man. (12/04/14) 55 add
Congresswoman Lois Capps testified about nuclear safety concerns before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. (12/04/14) 142 add
U.S. Forest Service officials today announced the release of the Pfeiffer Fire investigation report which determined the cause of the fire to be a local water company's electrical control wires creating a competent ignition source. (12/04/14) 146 add
There will be periods of showers with another shot of rain late this afternoon and early evening, with the possibility of mud and debris flows. [pic] (12/04/14) 1688 add
TRAVEL: Max Rosenberg shares [pics] of Mt. Saint Helens and a Super Jumbo Airbus. (12/04/14) 1815 15

Articles from Daily Newsletter on Dec 03, 2014 reads comments
I'm wondering if anyone has ever gone to watch the Rose Parade live? (12/03/14) 1803 32
A reader shares a [pic] of the buckets they have set out to collect rain and suggests others do the same. (12/03/14) 2930 43
A subscriber snapped these [pics] of birds snacking on seed in the rain. (12/03/14) 1519 11
According to PGandE you can finally get your raincoat out for some wet weather this week! (12/03/14) 139 add
Flash flooding is possible today and tonight across Ventura and Los Angeles counties as well as the mountains and south coast of Santa Barbara County. (12/03/14) 1467 add

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