Alex Trebeck 7.31.2018

Alex Trebeck says he may retire from Jeopardy when his contract expires in 2020. The former north county resident tells Fox news that’s there’s less than a 50-50 chance that he’ll return after 2020. The 78-year-old game show host has already recommended his potential successor. He suggests Alex Faust, the 28-year-old play-by-play announcer for the…

Twitter Convention 7.31.2018

For the first time in its history, Twitter is hosting a conference for all its employees, from all over the world. Twitter has 35 international offices. This week, 5,000 tweets are convening in the San Francisco built to accommodate 2500 employees. Those from other countries are expressing disgust for the hypodermic needles littering the streets…

Box Cutter Attack 7.31.2018

Two Santa Maria men sentenced to state prison for assaulting a co-worker with a box cutter in rural Arroyo Grande. Brothers Hector Tinoco Augstin and Jonathon Tinoco, 20 and 24 years old respectively, accused of the assault in March. Under a plea deal, they both pleaded guilty on June 18th. Tinoco gets two years in…

Shed Fire 7.31.2018

In Santa Margarita late yesterday afternoon, a shed caught fire at the home of Jody Matthews. She says she was preparing to celebrate her birthday with Brent McGregor when she learned of the fire. Brent McGregor suffered a medical emergency while fighting the fire with a garden house. He’s now hospitalized. Santa margarita fire responded…

Planning Commission 7.30.2018

Tonight, the Paso Robles planning commission will consider a request by Justin Vineyard and Winery to build a new 100-thousand square foot wine storage building at their facility on Wisteria Lane. They are asking to remove 13 native oak trees. Justin Winery is owned by Stuart Reznick. You may remember when his winery removed more…

Beverly Hills 7.30.2018

In Beverly Hills, 157 acres goes on the market. The asking price, one billion dollars. It’s undeveloped acreage that sits on top of Beverly Hills. It’s the most expensive listing in the history of Los Angeles. Not far away, 120-acres owned by Microsoft founder Paul Allen is listed for $150 million dollars. The hilltop was…

Jeff Armstrong 7.30.2018

Cal Poly president Jeff Armstrong gets a twelve thousand dollar pay raise. The California state university board of trustees increasing Armstrong’s base salary to 430 thousand dollars a year. That’s his base salary. He also gets a housing allowance and other perks. The raise was entirely the decision of the Cal state system. Armstrong was…