Padilla Promotes Plan for Earlier Primaries

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla promotes a plan for earlier primaries yesterday at Cal Poly. Senate Bill 568 would move California’s presidential primary to the third Tuesday in March. State Senator Ricardo Lara of Bell Gardens introduced the legislation in February.. Padilla told students at Cal Poly yesterday, “California should be third (behind Iowa…

Firefighters Contain Spill off HWY 101

A truck spilled 5-10 gallons of hydraulic fluid into San Luis Creek yesterday afternoon. Firefighters used a boom and pads to contain the spill. It occurred off Highway 101 between Santa Rosa and California Boulevard. Cal Trans Jim Shivers says the fluid came from a cement truck that malfunctioned.

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Sound Off – WED, 4-12-2017

Jaime Umphenour is the host of “Sound-Off”, the longest running talk show on the Central Coast now in its sixth decade.  She brings to the show an eclectic range of guests from Authors to Artists, business owners to politicians, and everyone in between. Tune in to Sound Off every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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The Morning Exchange – WED, 4-12-2017

The Morning Exchange; North County’s local news show airs 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. every weekday. Hosts Kevin Will and Dick Mason take a lively, sometimes irreverent look at local issues. Weather every hour around the clock. Call in and let your voice be heard on a number of topics.

SLO County Supervisors Vote on Oak Woodland Ordinance

San Luis Obispo County Supervisors approved a new ordinance intended to prevent clear-cutting of oak trees in the county. The ordinance inspired by Stuart Resnick’s destruction of thousands of oak trees on his land in the Adelaide area. The vote yesterday was unanimous. The ordinance goes into effect May 11th. After that date, landowners will…

Inmate Dies After Being Restrained for Nearly 2 Days

An inmate at the San Luis Obispo County Jail died in January after he was restrained in a plastic chair for 46 hours. 36-year-old Andrew Holland was placed in the cell after he was seen “striking and inflicting injury upon himself.” Guards checked on Holland every 15 minutes. When they noticed he was unconscious, medical…