Falcon 9 Rocket 2.23.2018

Did you see the rocket launch yesterday morning? A Falcon 9 rocket blasted from Vandenberg air force base just before sunrise yesterday. The rocket carries an earth observation satellite into space for Spain. It blasted off successfully at 6:16 yesterday morning. Elon Musk says another launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg will occur…

Sheriff Ian Parkinson 2.23.2018

San Luis Obispo county sheriff Ian Parkinson weighs in on the valentine’s day shooting in Parkland Florida. He says we must take a holistic approach to addressing the problem. Parkinson talked with KPRL about changes the sheriff’s department has made to address the problems with mentally ill inmates incarcerated at the county jail. He says…

Rain Storms 2.23.2018

Celebrate the ides of March. Rain storms lining up off our coast which may provide several inches of rain. PG and E meteorologist John Lindsay says most areas of the county will get one to two inches of rain on the first and second of March. That’s next Thursday and Friday. Some areas will receive…

Chumash Shooting 2.22.2018

Santa Barbara county sheriff’s deputies identify the man who was fatally shot at the Chumash casino resort early Tuesday. He’s 37-year-old Jose Guido of Santa Barbara. The incident occurred at 2:15 Tuesday morning near a parking structure behind the resort. The identity of the security officer who shot the man has not been released. Guido…

Offshore Oil Rally 2.22.2018

About 120 people joined a rally yesterday at the county courthouse against offshore oil drilling. Congressman Salud Carbajal spoke to the crowd of angry progressives. Also on hand, San Luis Obispo mayor Heidi Harmon. Morro Bay mayor Jamie Irons, and San Luis Obispo county supervisor Bruce Gibson. The US interior department has proposed opening up…

Fred Strong On Roundabouts 2.22.2018

Paso Robles city councilman Fred Strong tells the council Tuesday night that a roundabout has benefits. He cites a recent winter report by Cal Trans. Cal Trans reports that roundabouts reduce overall collisions by 37%. Injures are reduced by 75%. Fatalities are reduced by 90%. Pedestrian accidents are reduced by 40%. Cal Trans says the…