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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)
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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."
Sun Jul 06, 2014
National Public Radio
Coastal California Town Sold For Undisclosed Price
A small town midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the Pacific Coast Highway has been sold for an undisclosed price.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Historical Society preserves past, creates future memories
If the walls at the Cambria Historical Museum at the corner of Burton Drive and Center Street could talk, they’d tell some of the same tales Jerry Praver will offer on July 17. ‘Hear ye, hear ye!” You’ve read all about it, you may have seen the display, and now you can hear all about it! Highway 1, which celebrated its 75th ... (more)
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Traditions and mirth for nations birth
First, the question: We’re in a severe drought and rationing water. Lots of people will visit over the holiday weekend.
Town of Harmony sold
The one-block, 2.5-acre town of Harmony on Highway 1 about 6 miles south of Cambria has been sold.
Full day of festivities planned for Fourth of July on Friday in Cambria
If you forgot to display your flag July 2, on America's "original" Independence Day, you can make amends Friday by joining Cambria's traditional Fourth of July celebration at Shamel Park starting at 11 a.m. American history buffs may recall that John Adams, one of the Declaration of Independence signers, predicted that July 2, 1776, the date the ... (more)
Cambrian editor leaving to take Ashland post
Bert Etling, editor of The Cambrian for nearly 14 years, is leaving next week to become editor of the Ashland Daily Tidings in Ashland, Ore.
Cambrians are being railroaded
Like many Cambria residents, I have noticed many vehicles carrying water in large plastic tanks around town and out of town.
New Times SLO
Drought, no doubt: South County's water-saving plans are kicking into high gear
Seeing as the emergency in the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin and the dire water situations in coastal Cambria and Morro Bay have drawn a lot of attention, some locals may be surprised to learn that Southern San Luis Obispo County has water issues of its own.
New Times SLO
Welcome Map goes mobile
We've all seen those blue maps here and there - that painstakingly obvious sign there are tourists among us trying to find their way.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Stop taking water for granted; cheap water is a thing of the past
Here in Cambria, it’s all about the water — or lack of it. Cambrians face the real possibility of our taps running dry by the fall.