The 805 no longer special

New area code introduced

Make some room, 805. Here comes the 820.
It’s the new overlay area code that will be added to the territory covered by 805, which serves small portions of Monterey and Kern counties and most of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.
The 820 area code overlay will be introduced in early June 2018 because the region has exhausted most of its 805 numbers, the California Public Utilities Commission said.
Customers won’t have to change their phone numbers as the cha...

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