House Fire in Santa Maria 12.27.2021

Two people died in a house fire in Santa Maria last night. The two-alarm structure fire broke out on Driftwood drive around 10:18 Sunday night. It took crews about 20 minutes to knock down the flames. Two people died in the fire. Another was taken to Marion Regional Medical Center with moderate burn injuries. Six…

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Scammers 12.27.2021

Same scam with a new twist. That’s how sheriff Ian Parkinson describes a phone scam targeting older people in San Luis Obispo county. He says this is not a new scam, by any means. What the callers want you to do is to get some gift cards, and then give them the numbers so they…

Henry Barba 12.27.2021

A Santa Margarita man dies at the age of 108. Henry Barba was the oldest world war two veteran in California. When he died Friday, he was at a senior living center in San Luis Obispo. He died around 8 Friday evening, which was also his 81st wedding anniversary. Henry Barba dead at the age…

Opener For Monday 12.27.2021

More rain today in the north county. Today, and again Wednesday. So, rain this morning. Showers this afternoon, sunshine tomorrow, then more rain on Wednesday in the north county. The city of Paso Robles reports the falling precipitation. On 12/24 we measured 1.77” of rain. On 12/25 we measured 0.02” of rain. On 12/26 we…

North County Weather 12.24.2021

Cloudy with occasional light rain today, highs near 55. Westerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. The chance of rain today, 80%. Cloudy overnight, lows near 37. Tomorrow, showers in the morning, then more steady rain tomorrow afternoon, highs near 51. Southerly winds 5-10 miles per hour. The chance of rain, 90%. The extended forecast calls…

Mountain Lion 12.24.2021

A mountain lion crashed into a home above Santa Barbara, after a 25-pound dog. The dogs owner sprayed the cougar with bear repellent, and it took off. It left the pet dog behind. The dog suffered puncture wounds, but was patched up and appears to be on its way to recovery. Ted Larsen says the…

Greenwell Parole 12.24.2021

San Luis Obispo county district attorney Dan Dow sends a letter to governor Gavin Newsom asking him to reverse a recent decision. That decision was to grant parole suitability to one of the young men who killed 15-year-old Dysteny Myers of Santa Maria back in 2010. Back in 2010, the 20-year-old Jason Greenwell pled guilty…

Garry Brill 12.24.2021

Garry Brill was on the air in Saigon on Christmas Day 1969. Brill was the morning man on the FM station with the armed forces radio station in Saigon. The morning guy on the AM was Pat Sajak. Although Brill and Sajack would ride to work every day in a jeep or army van, Garry…