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No logic in water plan
Where is the logic that in a season of severe drought, the Cambria rodeo grounds’ well is open to the public? When I say public, I mean any public.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Cal Coast News
Cambria man repeatedly stabs pregnant wife
A Cambria man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed his pregnant wife multiple times Sunday morning in the presence of several children.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Nipomo services district's general manager gets a raise
Nipomo Community Services District General Manager Michael LeBrun received a raise this week, making him one of the top earners among leaders of services districts in San Luis Obispo County.
Friends of Fiscalini Ranch Preserve gets $3 million bequest
Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve has received a bequest of nearly $3 million from the estate of Barbara J. Harootunian, who was a part-time Cambria resident.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
For Nehemiah Persoff, art isnt just an act
Relaxing in his Moonstone Beach Drive home, former actor Nehemiah Persoff is all set for his show Aug. 4 — not a movie or television show, but an auction of 15 of his paintings to benefit the Cambria Center for the Arts.
Could Cambrias water sources actually dry up?
Typically, when squeezing toothpaste from a new tube, I’m comfortable covering all the bristles.
Cambria considers monument road sign
There’s apparently going to be a new sign telling southbound drivers on Highway 1 that they’re entering Cambria.
Cambria residents to find out whether water rates will go up
The Cambria Community Services District Board of Directors will meet Thursday, July 24, starting at 12:30 p.m. The district also is tentatively scheduled to hold a special public hearing at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4. Both meetings are set for the Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St., Cambria.
Water controversies have been going on for 30-plus years in Cambria with no solutions — only pitting the no-growth camp’s interests against the growth camp’s interests in Cambria’s “water wars” that don’t give relevant answers for the long term.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Getting away from it all, sort of
I wanted to get away. I wanted to put the world behind me. Just for a few days, you understand.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
San Bernardino County Sun
Symphonie Jeunesse wows Cambria audience
San Bernardino's Symphonie Jeunesse is back from a successful coastal tour . The Symphonie Jeunesse Youth Orchestra for Strings, one of the city's brightest treasures, is composed of about 40 young people ages 12 to 19. An ensemble of 33 orchestra members went on the tour up the coast to Cambria, where they performed to four standing ovations and ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
L.A. educator selected as Coast Union High School principal
The North Coast has a new high school principal. Jonathan Sison’s contract with Coast Union High School began July 1, after Coast Unified School District board members unanimously approved it June 26. However, according to district staff, Sison is in the midst of moving to this area, so he may not yet be readily accessible at work.
Water questions abound at Cambria public workshop
Consultant Mari Garza-Bird, vice president of CDM Smith, at left at the lectern, updates about 125 Cambrians on Monday, July 14, about an emergency water supply project being constructed for the Cambria Community Services District.
Cambria's general manager will stay put
Over the past year or so, Cambria’s services district has lost a significant amount of institutional knowledge through the resignations and retirements of key personnel.
Turn summertime squash blossoms into cheesey rellenos
I will miss working with my editor of 14 years, Bert Etling, master of the keyboard and slave to the deadline, who bade farewell to the handful of us dedicated colleagues on The Cambrian staff, all of whom John Brannon described as “few enough to fit in a phone booth.”  I will miss that charming chuckle, twinkling eye and discussions ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Mountain lion sightings prompt warning in Morro Bay
A mountain lion has been spotted roaming the hills near the 2300 block of Nutmeg Avenue in Morro Bay.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Coastwalk hikes from Piedras Blancas to Point Buchon
Editor’s note: We’re pleased to continue Michele Roest’s column, formerly known as “Stewardship Travel,” under its new rubric, “Coast Lines.” It will share with readers the wealth of natural resources on or near our coast.
The cure for Cambrias drought headache
The current Cambria Community Services District management has, to date, not pursued offers with upstream farmers to utilize their riparian water to help Cambrians get through the temporary drought like the district has done in previous droughts.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Cambrians celebrate nation's founding
Cambria's Shamel Park rocked as seldom before on Independence Day, Friday, July 4, as Cambrians and visitors jammed the site to celebrate Independence Day and watch the spectacular, if lengthy, fireworks show at nightfall.
A fond farewell
Hello again. And good-bye. When I first spilt ink here in September 2000, nearly 14 years ago, I wrote a weekly Editor's Notes column which often included a few notes about "Things I've Learned about Cambria."